TEH 077: Windows is Boring

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.”

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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 048: A Taxing Situation

In This Episode: Election coverage goes increasingly high tech. “Ballot selfies” are illegal in some states. Drone swarms will soon be deployed in search & rescue emergencies. The burden on small businesses having to collect sales taxes: it’s going to be very complicated, and may force many out of business.

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TEH 016: The Linux of Colleges

In This Episode: The Eero Wi-Fi home system. Self-driving Uber kills pedestrian. University of Arizona tries to determine which students may drop out. The Atari VCS console that may or may not one day exist. What Airgapping is and the scary things that could come of it.

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