2019-03-22
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Web Auth; Predicting Wind; Anti-Vax Videos

Wind prediction with AI, Anti-Vax movies pulled from Amazon Prime, Web Authn, and Home Automation and the cloud.

2019-03-07
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Software: Android, Ruby, ORM, & Podcasting

Miles and Lyle chat about software development esp. about Ruby and ORMs which leads to a bit about the GeekSpeak Rails website, podcast chapter marks, recording podcasting, including hardware and budgets. A bit of inside baseball.

2019-03-01
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Fake Images Undergo Existential Crisis

Generative Adversarial Networks are a pattern of Machine Learning that can do some amazing things – in this episode we chat about them effecting our concepts of truth.
And we include an episode of Linear Digressions from Ben and Katie to really explain how GANs really work.

2019-02-23
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Updating Broken Laptops with Bad Languages

Miles walks us through buying a used 2015 MacBook Pro and upgrading it with a better hard drive. And we talk programing languages: Kotlin, Swift, Groovy, Java, Python and more.
It’s a programing rich episode of GeekSpeak.

2019-01-07
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Hacking NES Across Kazakhstan for Better Netflix

Software engineer and “I’ll show it to you at hackday… chap”, Guy Cirino joins Lyle for a chat about hacking at Netflix, driving across Asia, high energy particle physics at CERN, and improving streaming video better for everyone.

2018-12-29
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Computational Medicine

UCLA Health technical project manager Robert Smith joins for a discussion on the state of personalized medicine and computational medicine.

The goal of personal genomics is to move toward being able to interpret each person’s individual genetic sequence, and predict it’s effect on their bodies and health.

2018-11-26
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Supersonic Git Mansplains to Facebook

Some flight in the news, laws managed by git source control – and how awesome collaboration can be using git. A large discussion: does Facebook’s benefit outweigh its drawbacks and how can we make social networks better for society or do they just represent who we are. The geeks chat about Geek Speak being Therapy for Mansplaining.

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.

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