In This Episode: The gang of five is back — prepping for space launch, playing with greenscreens, hankering over new cameras and helping archive the digital world.
In This Episode: We talk about changing names, sharing on a Mac (or is that Sharon?), connection software, digital sharing in a time of quarantine, and copyright issues that arise.
In This Episode: Live on silicon from an Undisclosed Location in the TEH Tower! New Tesla updates in self-driving and audio streaming. How we all know each other. Windows 10X.
In This Episode: Kevin’s new puppy. Gary’s new iPhone. Apple Arcade and whether only 100 is really any different than the “top” 100. We briefly discuss a quantum computing breakthrough that maybe both true and not true. A death among Leo’s acquaintances has him reminding us to make sure someone can access your accounts in case of disasters. We then go on to spend most of the episode discussing the state of streaming, the various networks we’re all going to have to sign up for, and how it’s a case of “be careful what you wish for”. We’d never watch an 8 hour movie, but we’ll happily binge watch a 10 episode streaming show. Story arc’s are all the rage, so be sure to tune in next week…
In This Episode: Kevin’s blowing his AV budget. Leo spent time behind the camera. Gary follows up on last week’s Apple announcement, and is eagerly awaiting a new iPhone. Netflix is losing more than just subscribers. MoviePass is no longer. People will over-react to a LastPass issue. Subscription models leads to better software.
In This Episode: Thunder & lightning (very very frightening!), vintage computers in German, what to expect from the next Apple event (or not), Notepad and other apps(we hope?) moving to the Microsoft Store, Windows PowerToys, How Twitter CEO’s Twitter account was hacked, Disney goes a’LARPing, and the FCC REALLY doesn’t like it when you use the emergency broadcast tones.
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: 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.