Ain’t it Cool Reviews

TEH 167: Period apps, Complexity of Tech, Is Musk a Twit?

TEH 166: AI. Is it alive?

  • 45:20 GR: Aurora (Book) Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 48:40 LN: Building a Second Brain – Tiago Forte (ebook).
    • Started the last season of Vikings on Amazon Prime.

TEH 165: Telegram. New Mac upgrades, All the new features.

  • 45:00 GR: The Tourist on Amazon Prime
  • 45:57 LN: The Orville on Hulu (Mention: Stranger Things on Netflix)

TEH 164: Tech camping, Insecure Apps, Wiki News

  • 52:00 LN: Star Trek, Strange New Worlds, Dune Universe – Butlerian Jihad
  • 53:10 GR: Revenger book series by Alastair Reynolds.

TEH 163: New social media? Traveling tech disasters. Check your Two Factor.

  • 1:01:50 LN: Enjoying Picard, looking forward to Strange New Worlds
  • 1:03:27 GR: Empire of the Summer Moon (Book) by S.C. Gwynne

TEH 162: Twitter take over

  • 49:50 LN: Vikings (on Amazon Prime), Vikings: Valhalla (on Netflix)
  • 52:30 GR: Imposters on Netflix

TEH 161: Solving privacy, Space Station Angles

  • 47:50 LN: ClickBait, Netflix. It’s a Murder/mystery
    • Different focus each episode, nice twist.
  •  50:30 GR: Tales From the Loop

TEH 160: Ukraine tech, new iPad, new Mac, RAM, Disk sizes and useful aps.

  • 56:12 LN: Dune
    • 1:01:30 Picard
  • 1:02:10 GR: Our Flag Means Death, on HBO
  • 1:05:40 The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window

TEH 159: SSDs, Ukraine’s internet, Podcasts come into their own, streaming, Kaspersky, and Transcriptions.

  • 53:00 LN HALO on Paramount+
    • 55:00 Character challenge!
  • 57:53 GR The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

TEH 158: New Macs from Apple, Transcriptions and Computer Voices

TEH 157: Ukrain tech, live streaming, financial issues, coders and Social Media.

TEH 156: Music and MP3s. Lost iPhones. Recording software adventures.

  • 55:30 LN: Raised by Wolves (mentioned last week) and Peacemaker – opposite ends of the HBOMax spectrum.
  • 59:25 GR: Archive 81 (Netflix)

TEH 155: Ranting on spam, Return to Streaming Music, and NFTs

  • 1:04:10 LN: Reading: “Termination Shock” by Neal Stephenson
    • 1:06:06 TV: Reacher & Raised by Wolves.
  • 1:07:40 GR: TV Time loop series: Reset (Search “Reset YoYo” on YouTube)
    • 1:12:02 Apple TV+: movie CODA gets Oscar nomination
    • Don’t Look Up: Netflix gets Oscar nomination.
    • 1:12:40 LN: Amazon Oscar nominations. Being the Ricardos.

TEH 154: Spotify tech. Can we balance stories? Censorship, audio quality and payment. Wordle Shoulda’s.

  • 47:55 LN: Bobba Fett.
  • 49:14 LN: (And, for the geeks, Windows has it’s own SSH server – from Microsoft, no less.)
  • 51:00 GR: “Termination Shock” by Neal Stephenson. (Why wasn’t I targeted?)

TEH 153: Addictive lights, Alexa and Siri battles, Falling planes, Blizzard and Metaverse

TEH 152: Fires, TV dilemma, Y2K again, Launching Games, Covid app fails.

  • 1:02:40 LN: Wheel of Time, Witcher Season 2, Lost in Space, Another Life, The Sinner Season 2
  • 1:06:30 GR: Call My Agent on Netflix

TEH 151: Is NFT an opportunity or a scam? From Magic public keys to digital Beanie Babies.

TEH 150: Unmagic numbers, Televisions, Universal controls, Unused innovations, Elon love/hate

  • 52:56 LN – The Expanse Season 6 – Love the vibe
  • 53:12 GR – The Terror
    • 55:20 and.. Hanna, and The Great