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.
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?
TEH 033: I Am Root!
In This Episode: It doesn’t have to be a “data breach” to be a real screwup, so how to protect yourself? Corgis, Coffee and Vodka, oh my! British Airways screws up the concept of privacy. Cisco screws up the concept of security. The surprising way 12 new moons of Jupiter were discovered. Satellites using …film?! And the tech behind TEH.
TEH 032: Vienna Waits for You
In This Episode: Macy’s department store chain totally flubs the Breach of the Week. Did Obama “lose” 2 million Twitter followers (nope). Gboard adds …Morse Code input?! Man jailed for refusing to unlock his phone for cops on a traffic stop. Features being added to …Notepad?! Rumor: Photoshop is coming to iPad (but can it handle it?)
TEH 029: Get Off My Lawn, Punk
In This Episode: We discuss two major tech rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court. Twitter “Smytes” a bunch of tech companies. Electric scooter wars. It’s a bad idea to try stealing an Internet domain at gunpoint. The Breach of the Week was not discovered for a year. And Google wants to measure things.
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 009: Skynet’s Self-Awareness is Behind Schedule
In This Episode: Will the U.S. government nationalize the 5G network? Probably not. Celebs/politicians buy Twitter followers to look more important. How to tell Google to stop showing you ads and articles that don’t actually interest you. Online memes can be valuable. HomePod, and more on Spectre.
TEH 001: I For One Welcome Our New A.I. Overlords
In This Episode: A laughable review of the new Kindle Oasis. Twitter goes 280. New “Quad9” DNS server protects against malware. Proposed ATSC 3.0 TV standard. The fragmentation of streaming for TV cord-cutters. Are kids’ smartwatches really “illegal” in Germany? And forget Mac vs. PC: the new “religious wars” may be about worshiping the right benevolent A.I. construct.