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The technology of the past along the Missouri River.

April 2, 2019

So what do North Dakota and technology have in common? For some, looking at Google maps is the first step to locate North Dakota. For others, like the Guru of Geek Marlo Anderson, it’s an exciting time in his home state. He knows first-hand how technology is playing an important role in everyday life. North […]



March 28, 2019

In this episode of The Tech Ranch, the Guru of Geek Marlo Anderson had every the intention of having App Wars. However, like all things in the Guru of Geeks life (and mind), things tend to happen NOT according to plan. Those of us who know the Guru of Geek call this condition the “Squirrel!!” […]


Breaking Away From Traditional Energy

August 9, 2018

Clean Energy In North Dakota Lightspring, LLC launches reliable, technically sound, and efficient solar farms. The enterprise uses solar energy to generate electricity on tracts of dormant or existing agricultural land. These methods break from traditional power generation means such as fossil fuels, hydroelectric and nuclear. Someone You Should Know James Kambeitz, ​​Public Relations, Media, & […]


North Dakota, Bitcoin & Claude Brooks

April 26, 2018

Justin Glasser, North Dakota Automated Vehicle Collaborative, provides updates on developments in autonomous transportation; Jerry Ketterling, Cybernet Security, L.L.C. makes a case for Bitcoin; and Claude Brooks, creator of “Hip-Hop Harry,” advises parents on how to choose apps for kids.


Crude Technology

December 15, 2017

It’s week #2 since the “Guru of Geek” Marlo Anderson has been out of the studio. Once again, Dave Blair has agreed to hold down the mic on this episode of The Tech Ranch. Today, Dave welcomes Ron Ness in the studio to discuss the oil industry in North Dakota. Ron Ness has been involved […]


Drones, Divorce & Net Neutrality

September 6, 2017

Drone Camp for Kids  Drone Camp for Kids 2017 was held this past weekend at the airport hanger in Tioga, North Dakota. The Guru of Geek attended the weekend festivities as a guest speaker and fellow drone lover. The two day event was host to about 100 participants and was the perfect opportunity to encourage […]


Apple’s WWDC 2017, MirroCool, and Drone Camp 2017

July 10, 2017

In this episode of The Tech Ranch, Marv Dorner, BeBizzy Consulting, fills in for “Guru of Geek” Marlo Anderson while he is out on travel. “Tech Geezer” Jim Walsh and Marv discuss Apple’s WWDC 2017, Drone Camp for Kids in Tioga, and a revolutionary new smart mirror called MirroCool. Finally, Marv discusses his new and highly anticipated […]


Is Fargo ND the new Silicon Valley of the Midwest?

November 17, 2016

  In-Studio Guest Greg Tehven of Emerging Prairie, www.emergingprairie.com, discusses how Fargo, ND fosters the growth of startups.  Miss Metaverse jumps into the conversation later in the show. Some of the topics discussed: The integral part an active co-working space can have on the development of startups.  The Prairie Den is a co-working space in downtown […]