About Duke City Tech

Duke City Tech is a monthly podcast focusing on all things technology in Albuquerque. Where technology meets life, the web, science, art, music and more in the Duke City, we talk about it.

Your Hosts The Talent

Duke City Tech is hosted by a group of locals with a passion for technology, Albuquerque and community development:

  • Mark Casias

    Mark Casias

    Mark is a Sr. Drupal Developer for Mediacurrent. A local web enthusiast, he enjoys working with the wonders of the Drupal platform. He also runs the Albuquerque Drupal Users group and helps organize the ABQ Webgeeks talks. Living in New Mexico for over twenty years, he plays hockey and tennis.

    Have questions for Mark about DCT?  or contact him on Twitter.

  • Peter Mezensky

    Peter Mezensky

    Peter is a Sun Certified Java Programmer and Certified ScrumMaster with 14 years experience in software development. He specializes in large scale financial and work flow management software and has taken a recent interest in Android development. Peter can't play any musical instrument very well so he used to play other people's records on KUNM radio. He now lives in Cincinatti and gets mocked constantly about that fact.

    Have questions for Peter about DCT?  or contact him on Twitter.

The Community The Geeks

Duke City Tech means nothing without our geeky community. In addition to those folks we interview, we also owe a gratitude of thanks to those folks who have helped and supported us:

  • Yasine Armstrong

    Yasine Armstrong

    Yasine handles entrepreneur outreach and investment opportunity generation for Flywheel Ventures, a local venture capital firm. We asked her for a dollar talked to her about VC in Episode 9

  • Michael Bernstein

    Michael Bernstein

    Michael is a local web developer/designer specializing in Zope, Python and Plone development. He was recently selected to be a Code for America fellow, which DCT interviewed him about in Episode 6.

  • Ben Byrne

    Ben Byrne

    Ben is a local graphic designer and web designer-developer hybrid. An active member of the local web/tech community, DCT was pleased to have Ben as our guest for Episode 3, where he discussed net neutrality.

  • Miranda Evjen

    Miranda Evjen

    Miranda is a Marketing Specialist for CNM and one of the organizers of the widely-popular Ignite NM group. DCT talked to Miranda in Episode 8 about plans for Global Ignite Week 2011.

  • Terri Jenkins

    Terri Jenkins

    Terri is not only an active member of our web community, she also runs a local business W3PR specializing in SEO and digital marketing. We interview her in Episode 5 about her nomination for an NMTC Women In Techology Recognition Award.

  • Gabe Ortiz

    Gabe Ortiz

    Gabe is a local programmer and entrepreneur. He is also one of the founders of Quelab, Albuquerque's new hackerspace, which he discussed with DCT in Episode 1.

  • Lori Patton

    Lori Patton

    Lori is a local graphic designer, who is the creative source behind our lovely DCT logo. In addition to volunteering her time and talents to DCT, she is the Communication Director for AIGA New Mexico.

  • Eric Renz-Whitmore

    Eric Renz-Whitmore

    Eric is one of the Duke City's most valued, loved and busiest members. He's actively involved in almost every business and tech group in New Mexico, including the New Mexico Tech Council, which we interviewed Eric about in Episode 4.