Gaming the Laws on Cockroach Repair

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2016-02-13

Repair your gear rights, cheap USB C’s can kill your gear, Apple is bricking repaired iPhones, getting tired will increase your Facebook usage, and much more news of the week.

Government Scanning ABTests

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2016-02-06

Shodan has been scanning ports on IPV6 networks, Going Dark doesn’t mean you can’t be tracked, and an in depth discussion on how software engineers use you to improve their products using AB Tests.

Netflix Takes Broadband to the Broken Screen

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2016-01-30

Netflix will do more to stop customers from bypassing country restrictions, Miles fixes his laptop screen, Donald Rumsfeld makes an iOS solitaire game based off of Winston Churchill’s design, and more week in geek news.

Throttling Bitcoins at the Back Door

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2016-01-23

A follow up on T-Mobile’s Bingeon service, Discussion of Encryption and backdoors, Plus the latest news about Bitcoin.

Enigma Translates SSL Certs using The Force

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2016-01-16

The Computer History Museum has a full-scale Babbage Engine, SSL/TLS Sha-1 suite is discontinued and we Geek Out on SSL/TLS Certificates and The Force.

Reusable WiFi Checks Out IPv6

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2016-01-09

An update on SpaceX’s Falcon 9, IPv6’s 20th birthday, and a whole lotta Wifi brings the Geeks into the new year.

Perl’s First Stage of Net Neutrality is Swift

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2016-01-02

A successful SpaceX flight, Swift and Perl, mobile carriers and net neutrality issues. Disney using DMCA against individual’s photo of a Star Wars figurine.

And we round up the show with talk of Star Wars VII (at the end with warning).

Big Solar Sends Kids to the AI Mine

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2015-12-19

A town in North Carolina says no to solar power, There’s a new game in town when it comes to Artificial Intelligence, and the EFF brings light to the side effects of outsourcing public school IT services to companies like Google.

Interview Kepler on Jury Rigging

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2015-12-12

It’s “Jury Rig”, use PEX, software development expertise is useful for software development, use three words for any spot on the planet.

And in the second half: Aline Lerner, founder of interviewing.io, shares her insight about the uselessness of a resume when matching a person to a tech job: there is a better way.