TEH 054: Level Up Your Battlestation

In This Episode: New computers, and old languages. The Earth’s shifting magnetic fields are screwing up GPS (sort of). The U.S. government shutdown is affecting .gov web sites for an interesting reason. Pixels on your wall. Tesla says “Pwn Us”. Can the police make you unlock your phone?

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TEH 053: The Mechanical Clock Enthusiast Hour

In This Episode: OK, not an hour on clocks, but some! Timepieces, new monitors, and streaming TV (oh my!) Plotters, pens, and Bandersnatch! And space is grabbing our attention lately, with Ultima Thule and the moon.

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TEH 052: Ladies and Gentlemen, Voyager 2 has Left the Heliosphere

In This Episode: What does it mean that Voyager 2 has left the heliosphere? Google+ is really, really dying. So, apparently, is Tumblr. And at least the older ScanSnaps. And the Microsoft Edge browser. But GitHub becomes an official government source …for laws?!

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TEH 050: Floppies in Space

In This Episode: TEH starts its second year! Landing on Mars. Son of Spectre. Hacking CPAP machines to better treat sleep apnea. Astronaut finds a cache of old floppy disks. Is Apple’s App Store an (illegal) monopoly?

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TEH 049: We Deserve Better

In This Episode: Google again steps up as the Internet Police. Is Bitlocker the problem, or the solution? Fuzzbots to the rescue? Can you be arrested for remotely wiping your cell phone? (Yes!) Jump to shark, and being informed about Informed Delivery.

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TEH 046: Start The Podcast Over, We Ruined It

In This Episode: Relief from Robocalls is coming. Will your next ID be implanted? Exploring planet Mercury. Might Elon Musk tweet for …eternity?! Media player vulnerabilities.

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TEH 044: The Announcer’s Test

In This Episode: We cover two definite NOT breaches of the Week: Google+ and Chinese Chips. The problematic Windows 10 October Update. Parents might want to check their local Sex Offender Registry before their kids head out on Halloween. And wait until you hear the Announcer’s Test.

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TEH 043: Don’t Be Evil …Forever!

In This Episode: Google dumped its “Don’t Be Evil” promise years ago, but can a new idea to “decentralize the web” work, and keep its promise forever? The Facebook breach affects more than your Facebook account. Tim Berners-Lee’s Inrupt project. And game streaming?

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TEH 042: You Don’t Own That

In This Episode: Big changes coming to music copyrights. Google backpedals on WWW. Android turns 10. Do you answer your phone if you don’t know who’s calling? Scrabble is OK with EW.

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TEH 041: Don’t Copyright My Loot Box

In This Episode: Update on the Brazilian State Museum fire: social media to the rescue! Another month, another new EU law: copyright — will it affect those outside the EU? Game “Loot Boxes”: is that gambling?

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