In This Episode: Adobe’s AI for detecting photoshop alteration leads to a discussion on deepfake video, implications on society, and what, if anything, can be done. Elon Musk posts an awesome video of a booster return and landing. Cameras using lasers to take 3-D photos. More help in the fight against ransomware. Kevin’s cleaning up cables, and Leo’s cleaning up after Corgis.
TEH 075: It’s Not a Bug, It’s a Feature!
In This Episode: Dogs falling of cliffs, GPS systems failing, the Zoom privacy issue that wasn’t really an issue at all, different ways of recording the podcast, using AI to make it look like you’re looking at the camera, Europe’s GPS goes down, and some interesting GPS tracking scenarios.
TEH 073: Flame-Roasted Boosters
In This Episode: Counterfeit books. 25 years of thinking. The (only) Tesla truck. Google calendar spam (and overblown headlines). The “cost” of Facebook privacy. Hacking JPL. Launching Falcon Heavy. And a look back at the Apollo moon missions.
TEH 072: Sign in with Who?
In This Episode: Neal Stephenson’s latest. Downloading entire websites. Connectivity while travelling is getting easier. “Sign in With Apple”, and the pros and cons and privacy of letting a third party like Apple (or Google, or Facebook, or Microsoft) serve as a single authentication service.
TEH 057: We See the Light!
In This Episode: The incredible advances in LED lighting. Come to a MeetUp with us! How to lose $137 million in cryptocurrency. Can electric airplanes help fix pilot shortages? Lookaline URLs, AI-generated spices, and Apple slaps Facebook.
TEH 024: Everything Really Was Everywhere
In This Episode: Traveling with tech. Three Breaches of the Week. Do hobby bloggers have to comply with the EU’s new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? That’s a definite …maybe. And the dangers of car “fobs”.
TEH 022: Mongo Only Pawn in Game of Life
In This Episode: Blue Origin successfully test-launches — and lands — their New Shepherd rocket and human-capable capsule. The latest Breach of the Week should have Bezop cryptocurrency investors on guard (and any site using the Mongo data base). Millions of hotel doors may be easily opened by hackers. T-Mobile buys Sprint.
TEH 021: Remote Detonator
In This Episode: Playing with PLATO. Travel technology. Scraping the S3 bucket. SmugMug smug about buying Flickr. Warranty NOT void if removed. Things not to name your WiFi hotspot.
TEH 017: Facebook (Pro, Con, & In Between)
In This Episode: Facebook has been hit with a lot of bad press lately, and we discuss whether you should be worried about your privacy. Should you #DeleteFacebook? SpaceX and Tesla did. And new lower-cost tablets from Google (Chrome OS) and Apple (iPad).
TEH 015: From the Secret Lair
In This Episode: The four hosts get together in person to record this episode. We can’t tell you where we are, but Dick Cheney was our waiter. We talked on a wide variety of subjects, from voice recorders to Net Neutrality, satellite broadband, Google wanting to expand AMP web-wide, burger-flipping robots, Facebook fading, Nonograms, adding to the Internet Archive, and more.