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: A guest from down under. 1963 computer speech demo. Viruses as expensive art. The death of iTunes. Bad IoT things happen when clouds go down. Breach of the week — Aussie edition. Happy 10th birthday (but does anyone use?) Bing!
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?
In This Episode: Infocom on Github. Amazon and Google kiss and make up. The SpaceX “anomaly”. Microsoft “loses control”?! And how to detect hidden surveillance cameras with your phone.
In This Episode: Reader question: answered. Facebook gives back (a little!) Domain names, Falcon Heavy, and …CAT scan malware?!
In This Episode: GPS’s “Y2K” was about as eventful as Y2K (but with one interesting failure). 2001 (the movie), U2s (the plane), and tech in sports.
In This Episode: Meet us in Denver tonight. BASIC. The Internet Archive sucks up Google+ (in a hurry!) Office Depot is busted in fraud scheme. Space junk. And will Apple News+ help, or hurt, the publishing industry? Either way: “subscription fatigue” is growing.