Navigating you through the intricacies of Information Technology and Mountwest Community & Technical College.

This is a podcast devoted to all things Information Technology related and talk of how to pursue a career in IT through classes from Mountwest Community & Technical College.

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Talk on Tech 40: Justin McElroy, WVGDE2017 Keynote

12-19-2017

This episode is the keynote speech given by Justin McElroy, the host/co-host of numerous podcasts and co-founder of Polygon. The keynote was given at the second annual WV Game Developers Expo on Oct 27, 2017. @TalkonTechMCTC or talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech: WVGDE 2017 Announcement

10-16-2017

Patrick and Josh talk about the upcoming West Virginia Game Developers Expo 2017 that will take place Friday, October 27th at Mountwest Community and Technical College's campus. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech 38: Jack Daniels, Lasso Games

08-18-2017

Patrick and Josh talk to Jack Daniels of Lasso Games, a local Huntington game studio, about the road from music teacher to game developer and what it takes to run a game studio. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 52.87MB - Duration: 56:45 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 37: Tanner Webb, a plethora of technology focuses

12-09-2016

Patrick and Tanner Webb talk about the abundance of technology focuses at Mountwest and how to make the most of your internship and climb the technology ladder. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 80.5MB - Duration: 1:26:56 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 36: Mountwest and Marshall Programming Articulation Agreement

09-19-2016

Patrick, Josh, and Brian Morgan talk about the new programming articulation between Mountwest and Marshall University that allows for an Associate and a Bachelor in Science in four and half years. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech 35: Brian Morgan, Managing Advice

09-12-2016

Patrick and Josh talk with Brian Morgan, who has worn several managing hats over the years, about the unique skill set needed to manage subordinates or even your own business. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech 34: Brian Morgan, Programming Extraordinaire

09-08-2016

Patrick and Josh talk with Brian Morgan, Marshall University graduate and programmer, about his personal story of self-motivation and what skills are needed to be successful in the programming field. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech 33: Andrea Emmanuel and Greg Shoemaker, IT Fast Track graduates

08-02-2016

Patrick and Scott talk with Andrea Emmanuel and Greg Shoemaker, recent graduates of the IT Fast Track - Network Security option, about why they chose IT, the Fast Track option, and the Networking Practicum and Internship classes. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC

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Talk on Tech 32: Elisha Meadows, Graphic Design graduate

05-19-2016

Patrick talks with Elisha Meadows, one of the first graduates of Mountwest's new Graphic Design program, about returning to school, self-promoting, and breaking into the graphic design field. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 42.27MB - Duration: 45:10 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 31: Network Systems Security - IT Fast Track option

12-25-2015

Patrick Smith and Scott Nicholas talk about Mountwest's Network Systems Security - IT Fast Track option. For questions on how to enroll, email smith288@mctc.edu or nicholas@mctc.edu Feedback for the podast @TalkonTechMCTC

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.13MB - Duration: 15:31 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 30: Joe Haun, IST, and Technology Management

11-04-2015

Patrick talks with Joe Haun, Marshall University IST grad and fellow Technology Management grad, about his career and education in the technology field. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech 29: Rick Bledsoe, David Kalinoski, and Scott Nicholas - Windows 2000 reunion

10-12-2015

Patrick and Scott talk with Rick Bledsoe and David Kalinoski, two former Windows 2000 Network Administration students, about their trials and tribulations with Information Technology. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 132.8MB - Duration: 2:24:03 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 28: Randy Bazell, the winding IT road

10-11-2015

Patrick interviews Randy Bazell about his winding and curvy IT history. Randy's IT life reads like a hollywood movie! Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 90.36MB - Duration: 1:37:42 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 27: Women in IT

09-18-2015

Patrick interviews several female professors about their career paths. Afterwards, Patrick, Scott, and Josh talk about new Apple products, snaggeless Cat5 cable snafus, and DarkHotel. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech 26: Jared Staten, the tech of television transmissions

09-11-2015

In part two of a two part podcast, Patrick asks Jared Staten about syndication, switchers, graphics engines, live remotes, IFBs, simulcasts and more! Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 82.93MB - Duration: 1:29:35 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 25: Jared Staten, doing what you love

09-05-2015

In part one of a two part podcast, Patrick and Jared Staten talk about finding the profession you want before finishing college and always being prepared. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 85.2MB - Duration: 1:32:04 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 24: Windows 95's 20th birthday

08-29-2015

Patrick and Scott Nicholas reminisce about life before Windows 95 and the huge impact Windows 95 has had (especially on the Rolling Stones' bank ledger) in 20 years. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Talk on Tech 23: Chris Phelix and security compliance

08-12-2015

PatrickĀ talks with Chris Phelix about protecting PII, personally identifiable information. Patrick and Chris talk about tales of locking down wireless and virtual networks, disaster recovery, and licensing. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 56.44MB - Duration: 1:00:39 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 22: Chris Starkey, Helpdesk Extraordinaire

08-06-2015

Patrick talks with Chris Starkey about the two most infamous four letter words in IT, help and desk. Both discuss the amazing skills and knowledge that can be gained from working a helpdesk position. Feedback @TalkonTechMCTC or email talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 49.12MB - Duration: 52:39 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Talk on Tech 21: Ryan Satterfield and Scott Nicholas, a Network Administration reunion

06-28-2015

Patrick talks with Ryan Satterfield and Scott Nicholas. Ryan and Patrick talk about taking Scott's Windows NT4 and 2000 classes and the pranks and gaffes that took place. Ryan and Scott talk about customer service. @TalkonTechMCTC or talkontech@gmail.com

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 111.95MB - Duration: 2:01:17 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




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