Geeks We Are Your Fathers

About

Join Dave, Pete and Robbie, 3 proud geek dads who love to talk about technology, gaming, sci-fi and much more. Each episode features an exclusive interview with a special guest "geek", a debate section and an award for the Geek of the Week. Come and join the passionate trio of makers and engineers and embark on a journey to galaxies far, far awa…

Join Dave, Pete and Robbie, 3 proud geek dads who love to talk about technology, gaming, sci-fi and much more.

Each episode features an exclusive interview with a special guest “geek”, a debate section and an award for the Geek of the Week. Come and join the passionate trio of makers and engineers and embark on a journey to galaxies far, far away… via Hogwarts.

Release your inner geek and have a listen.

Episodes

MAR 12, 2021 Raspberry Pi Special: Python, Superman and RadioGlobe
Join Robbie, Pete and Dave as they discuss Raspberry Pi. Find out how Pete's DesignSpark blog caught the attention of Eben Upton and how Dave created one of the first 3D models of the Pi. The trio also discuss their favourite Pi projects and nominate their Geek of the Week.
JAN 26, 2021 LEGO Day: Memories, The Goonies and Roblox
Thursday 29th January 2021 is International LEGO Day, so our trio of Geek Dads decided to invite a guest from across the pond and dedicate an entire episode to our favourite toy (or favorite toy for Matt)! Join Robbie, Pete, Dave and Matt as they discuss their first memories with the timeless Dani…
DEC 11, 2020 Xmas Special: Argos Catalogues, Lego and Die Hard
Robbie, Pete and Dave are discussing Christmas in the latest episode of Geeks, We Are Your Fathers. They're taking a look back at Christmas from their own childhoods, how it's changed for their children and as usual end up discussing LEGO! The trio have also been discussing their favourite Christ…
NOV 26, 2020 Cassette Tapes, Eurovision and Recording an Album in Lockdown
In this episode Dave, Pete and Robbie take a trip down memory lane, as they explore the world of music. They talk us through the first albums and singles that they bought, their guilty pleasures and their thoughts on downloading or streaming music rather than physically owning it. There is also a…
AUG 21, 2020 The Jetsons, Alexa and Stark Mansion
Pete, Dave and Robbie are discussing smart homes in the latest episode of Geeks, We Are Your Fathers. Find out what gadgets the trio have installed in their homes, how their children consume smart home tech and which house from a TV series or movie they would most like to live in. We also have an…
JUL 3, 2020 DesignSpark's 10th Birthday, Superman in Space and Maker Faires
It's a special celebration episode as the DesignSpark engineering platform turns 10! Pete, Robbie and Dave discuss their favourite projects and memories over the last decade, including sending a Superman action figure to the edge of space and back. We also have an exclusive interview with modelli…
JUN 26, 2020 Mid-Life Crisis, Sports Cars and Starting a Band
Pete, Dave and Robbie are discussing mid-life crises and everything from forming a band to sports cars and sky diving. Find out all about how they're re-living their youth, planning to tick off their bucket lists, before Pete and Dave are put to the test in the Mid Life Cris-Quiz. We also have an…
JUN 4, 2020 Marvel Special: Captain America, Richard Browning and Royal Rumbles
Dave, Pete and Robbie are joined by "Captain America" Matt this week to discuss all things MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe). Find out which of the films are their favourites, what soundtrack is playing on repeat and the piece of Marvel memorabilia hanging above Pete's bed at his wife's request! We…
MAY 19, 2020 WiFi Hacks, Apollo Guidance Computer and Streaming Services
In this episode, our Geek Dads explore hacks that have been helping them with working from home. These include improving productivity, balancing homeschooling and tech tips to get a better WiFi signal around your house. We also have an exclusive interview with Marc Verdiell, a key member of the te…
MAY 11, 2020 Aerospace, Flight Sim and Pilot-less Planes
In Episode 4, our trio return to discuss all things aviation and aerospace. From reminiscing about 80's holiday flights to Dave's flight sim addiction and the future of flying, they've got it covered! There is also an exclusive interview with flight enthusiast Simon Lummis.
MAY 4, 2020 Star Wars Day Special (Episode III)
The trio are back for the greatest day of the year! It's Star Wars Day! Dave, Pete and Robbie discuss how they will be celebrating, some of their favourite Star Wars moments and debate their favourite ever characters. They also have an exclusive interview with 3D technologies jedi Steve Cox, talk…
MAY 1, 2020 Pete's Shed Of Shame, 3D Printing and Super Villains.
Dave, Pete and Robbie return. They are 3 proud geeky dads who are here to talk about all things tech, sci-fi, gaming and more. In episode 2 the trio explore the wonders to be found inside of Pete's Shed of Shame, debate their favourite comic book/film villains and interview 3D printing geek Alex G…
APR 20, 2020 Ham Radio, Gaming and Working From Home
Introducing Dave, Pete and Robbie... 3 proud geeky dads who are here to talk about all things tech, sci-fi, gaming and more. In episode 1 the trio discusses working from home, debate their rediscovered hobbies during lockdown and interview YouTuber Ruth Amos from the Kids Invent Stuff channel. If…