2018-11-06
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Noble Ape with Tom Barbalet

In 1996 Tom is in Australia dumpster diving to find a computer… he needs this already out-of-date hardware to prove that “you can simulate ecosystems.” For the last 22 years Tom has been maintaining and improving Noble Ape a software “ecosystem” which allows one to simulate life, language, weather, and internal thought.

2018-10-22
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A Wifi Mesh of Meditating on Podcasting

iPhone Max, Meditation, Amplify Mesh, Adobe Apps, Procreate, and Podcasting
“I chat about a few things I am into lately.” – Lyle

2018-09-24
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Robot Apologizes for cutting Antenna with Chainsaw ARM

Japanese robots are hopping around on an asteroid, Linus Torvalds apologizes for being a jerk, and ARM chips have a new trick up their sleeves. All this and more on the latest GeekSpeak.

2018-08-20
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Martian Telescope Senses Wrecked Teslas

A bunch of great news stories from Miles, and a wonderful tail of VR exploration at Siggraph 2018 from Ben.
Plus goat sounds, stories of the geeks hurting each other, and thoughts on existential VR.

2018-07-09
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Hate Speech and Mistrust of Pseudo AI are a matter of Timing

New time, see RBG, Facebook vs Jefferson, AI and Humans, Humans as AI, Humans as resources, Mistrust of tech, AI better then humans medical addition, space mission, CFCs found, and much more with Miles and Lyle.

2018-07-02
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Mapping Database Abuse with Better Apps

Week in News: Police officers fired in California after abusing privacy through large databases. Microsoft gives to OpenStreetMap, Lyle plays with HoloLen, Supercomputers and Linux, and #FamilesBelongTogether bot attack.
And a long form discussion on software/apps/programs performance and change over history with a bit about Podcasting software.

2018-06-29
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Public Domain Brains Program Siri

Digital assistants talking gooder, EU legislating worser, long copyright worstest, cryptocurrencies downing, and spaceships fartherest. These stories and more as the Geeks critique each others’ communication skills and discuss the ability to excel in various areas including programming through nature versus nurture.

2018-05-31
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Zach on Law

Attorney and candidate for Santa Cruz Judge, Zach Schwarzbach geeks out with Lyle about law.

We chat about Public Defender, Bad Choices vs Luck, Prosecution for Manslaughter, Cell Phones – Rights, Cell Bright, No Naked Pics on your Phone, Rational Prosecution, Harassment and Threats, When to Prosecute?, Compassion, Bad guys going free, Social Media Parole, Washington Nationals, Who Decides Defense?, Cell Company Data, Stings and Data, Paranoia and Privacy, Knowing a Crime, Be Polite, Secrecy, Privacy, Liberty, Silence > Lying, Judges – Election, Technical Expert Witness, Tesla Class Action, Swatting Indictment, Digitally Enhanced Anger, Doing Right, Prop 47 & Prop 57, Running for Judge, Metallica Megan, and a close out on Lyle Breaking the Law.

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