2017-07-14
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Typos Force Arbitration of Big O Notation

AT&T thinks arbitration is awesome. Lyle can’t keep up with the latest Comcast bandwidth. Neilson’s ratings get gamed. The sharing economy doesn’t give back umbrellas. OpenBSD shows the way forward and the geeks put the oh! in to “Big O”.

2017-07-07
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AIs get Burned Out on AR

Verizon kills Tumblr’s fight for net neutrality, LeVar Burton’s new Podcast – like Reading Rainbow for Adults, AI to create design in code, AI drawing, Not even wrong, being Burnt Out, AR stuff, Words are cool, and a fun post show.

2017-06-30
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Hamilton Sizes up Interactive Luggage

Gmail stops scanning email, neural networks provide ancient wisdom, 4×4′s don’t measure up, branching narratives, unstable rolling luggage, and the geeks throw away their shot.

2017-06-23
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Broken Genome Tracks Girl Scouts; Live!!

Recorded in front of a live audience and benefitting Part Hall and KBCZ 90.1 FM, Boulder Creek, CA, we covered broken internet, vegetarianism permanently reshaping the human genome, Amazon buying Whole Foods, new browser tech, Meditation changing your DNA, court protecting your online social rights, and much more geek news of the week including questions form our live audience.

2017-06-16
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Democratic JSON Feeds Humanity

UserLand Frontier is a nearly 30 year old Mac database and scripting app. It only runs on Macs made before 2011. What does Frontier have to do with the Open Web and the democracy? Is there another vision of the web than Facebook and Twitter – how do we get there? What is the human side of software?

Long Time blogger and Mac developer, Brent Simmons, joins us to think about these questions and maybe even answer a few.

2017-06-09
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Sharing Developer Privilege at the Apple WWDC

John Fox and Casey Liss chat about what we as white male developers can do to make the programing community more inclusive and diverse—something Michelle Obama asked of all of us on stage at #WWDC2017.

This episode was release, and then re-edited to remove an interview. The first version was about 1hour the second episode is about half of that.

2017-06-02
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OneLogin Collapses Playground Exit

OneLogin breach, why few people major in computer science, collapsing star to black hole, LIGO finds another pair of black holes becoming one, Travel Mode for 1Password, Parker Solar Probe an introduction, Apple’s Swift playgrounds, wikipedia to https, exiting VIM, IBM Watson diagnosing cancer, Intel Core i9, parents and FB, and HDR from 80 years of TVs.

2017-05-24
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Alternative Energy & Alternative Security

Electricity abounds without proportional CO2 output, where to draw the line with online comments, and code in uncomfortable places. All this and more with Lyle and Miles in this week in geek news.

2017-05-17
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Treble the Ransom for Unicode's Watch

We chat about Unicode probably too much, but we also chat about a new Android foundation, WCry, Google Email tricks, Graphing Calculator on the outs, Apple’s watch saving your life and a bit more here and there.

2017-05-10
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Billboard Radiation pulls HandBrake on Antivirus Jobs

Radioactive Jovian followup, Dallas Sirens followup, billboards for corrupt lawmakers, antivirus software fails, GeekSpeak LIVE, Automation and Jobs, HandBreak compromise, Facebook Interns make bank, Facebook culture, and some Regex love in the post-show.

2017-05-03
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Correcting Greyhound's Bug Harassment

SpaceX awesome, Greyhound.com bad dog, WWW for all, Pentagon using Win95, Tesla like Uber, Facebook creepy ads, Cassini images, robots that build, and a post show of Postgres time formats, and more.

2017-04-26
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China Tutors Uber for Pennies

Web tutorials bake in vulnerabilities, coins suck, China space, Iris scan to pay Galaxy, Uber – lots of Uber, they are worse then coins, use a different search engine, Brave browser, BrickerBot, and Facebook cleaning thoughts.

2017-04-19
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Open.gov Calls BS on 30 Year Old Whopper AI

The various facets of artificial intelligence, history of telecommunication, how political views are affected by internet access, and how to spot BS effectively. Lyle, Brian, and Miles discuss all this and more in the week’s news.

2017-04-12
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Linux Bricks Siri with Fake Tractor

iOS Software on Windows 10, Ubuntu lack of Unity, Vis of Linux Kernel Dev, Someone hacked Dallas Sirens, Tech and the Fake Market tactic, beginner’s eGPU guide, Farmers vs Tractor secrets, and a bit about well water woes and coding.

2017-04-05
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Recycled Rocket Tracks AMPed up Uber

Gender and Race in Tech in Silicon Valley, plus FCC cuts, SpaceX, Enceladus, Eye tracking Piano, AMP is bad, Uber woes, iOS 10.3.1 again, Trump Script, and more news of the week.

2017-03-29
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Hiring Filesystems to Dig under Borders

Hiring bias, Collage moves to Google, Apple iOS update comes with new File System, Left Socks, Dig Once Bill, Privacy under attack… use a VPN, US Border area, and a bit more about Dedi needing a job.

2017-03-15
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Martian Spuds Neutral on Daylight Saving Time

Crazy claims vs net neutrality, game of life programing, NASA gets funding for Mars, Potatoes can grow on Mars, Google’s algos lie about onions, Firefox 52 is awesome, Daylight Savings time is Dumb, CIA leak shows encryption works, the new Raspberry Pi, and much more bits.

2017-03-01
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Pigeons Hire Robots to Hash Uber

Uber’s faults, pigeons who read, and the breaking of the SHA-1 hashing algorithm, Abagnale on security breaches, AI wins Super Smash Bros, Game Industry against Right to Repair. And a post show about the tragedy in Kansas.

2017-02-22
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Sexist Robotic Taxpayers Smell Insecure Phones

Smell something? There’s an app for that too. Lyle, Al, and Miles discuss “AudioShopping,” the front lines of global cybersecurity, the effects of ubiquitous automation on our society, and more in this episode.

2017-02-15
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Transmitting your Thoughts Through Time and Space

Miles and Lyle chat about Twitter, Code vs Life, Calculus is Useful for cooking (Anna story), Trigonometry, Miles on Language, Math Lit, Awesome Teachers, Science Experiments and Assumptions, Statistics and AB Tests at Netflix.

2017-02-08
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Hacking Politics with Sensitive AIs

Mac malware is really here, 5 calls you can make to engage in politics, Heat Pumps are Better, tech companies attack travel ban, Tech Forward, Easter Island history lesson, Socially Sensitive AI, and more geek news.

2017-02-01
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Microblog Injections will Lyft your Chimera

Human-Pig Hybrid, co-ops to offer broadband in TN, Comcast injecting, ECMAScript 2017, Microblogging instead of Social Media Silos, Ben protesting at SFO, Uber down, Lyft up, and more Week in Geek news.
Plus in post show: Stoves, Furnaces, Wood Cord, Duck and Duct tape, and Foil tape.

2017-01-25
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Functional Medicine with Dr Dawn

A discussion of Functional Medicine, digestion, circulatory system, aligns, detoxification (the real form), all with Dr Dawn Motyka, a brilliant physician.

2017-01-18
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Rendering RSS on Windows

Email for show pages, Google Assistant can find us, rendering or real life, fake memories, Linux on Windows, and a close of show talking about the uncanny valley in Star Wars: Rogue One.

2017-01-11
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Yahoo Shoots the Batteries in Uber's VW

Yahoo is ending, bio-degradable bullets, Uber data, VW Electric Bus, Samsung new Battery research, clean energy by Obama, Google kills another service, all that by Miles and Lyle.

2017-01-07
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Thanks Alexa, Go Sue my Car.

We learn a bit about Brian, Drobo 5n is awesome, mystery Go player is an AI, LG Ransomeware, PDFs, a suite against Apple for a paten they didn’t implement, ransomware now illegal, self driving cars and organ shortages. And more news.