In This Episode: A week with Apple Card. Discontinued vodka. 78 RPM vinyl, and the potential for laser record players. Bill Nye sells out while Mac Book sells Surface. Server security: everything connected to the Internet is under constant attack (even you)!
In This Episode: Mr. Pick’s operating system. Gary builds his own course site and gets an Apple card. Ask Leo! turns 16. The origins of “Upper Case”. Ransomware strikes digital cameras? A simple cable that can hack your computer. Alan Turing gets more long overdue recognition. Windows is boring. A DMV prank backfires. “Do not swat.”
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.
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.
In This Episode: Mac versus PC detente. The TV in Gary’s bathroom, driven by Raspberry Pi. Living off the grid. Conspiracies live! Backing up the podcast. News sources. Sony Walkman is 40 years old. CrescentCore malware is new and trying to hide. Take precautions before crossing the street, and before downloading anything.
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.
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.
In This Episode: Wandering Earth. Two-factor authentication vindicated. SpaceX’s recent Starlink launch and seeing the satellites. And STFUber!
In This Episode: SciFi, SVG, Microsoft Edge for …Mac? And can Adobe sue you for using an old version of its software?
In This Episode: Traveling with cell phones. Can politicians (legally) block people from their social media feeds? Linux coming to Windows?! And fake meat: how good is it, really?