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Helping each other understand

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Episodes

Darkside Goes Dark – DTNS 4031

5/14/2021
Ransomware is still in the spotlight as the Irish government announced the Irish Health service’s central data servers were under an attempted ransomware attack and Toshiba disclosed that it had been attacked by Darkisde, the same group believed to be behind the software used in the Colonial Pipeline attack. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from...

A Patchwork Of Supposedly Secured Systems – DTNS 4030

5/13/2021
Facebook changes the name of Libra, its digital in-house currency, and moves its headquarters out of Switzerland, Tesla’s Elon Musk issued a statement announcing the company will stop taking Bitcoin after 49 days of accepting it for purchases of cars, and Colonial Pipeline paid the group behind its ransomware attack $5 million dollars. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions...

Wi-Fi Security Red Frags – DTNS 4029

5/12/2021
Belgian security researcher Mathy Vanhoef published details of so-called WiFi “frag attacks.”, YouTube plans to launch a $100 million fund to pay popular creators on its recently launched Shorts platform, and Xiaomi and the U.S. Defense Department reached an agreement to remove Xiaomi from a list of firms barred from US investment. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video...

Colors To Impress The Neighbors – DTNS 4028

5/11/2021
During Apple’s Spring Loaded event the company revealed the Apple TV Color Calibration tool. The idea is that you can use the iPhone’s TrueDepth camera to adjust the color settings on your TV without diving into complicated settings. So we asked Robert Heron to give us his expert view on this feature. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robert Heron, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us...

Secure Those Pipes – DTNS 4027

5/10/2021
This past Friday the Colonial Pipeline Company suffered a ransomware attack and shut down the entire pipeline. The attack does not seem to have affected control systems that run the pipeline itself, but the shutdown is meant to make sure that does not happen. Is this the infrastructure attack we’ve been warned of happening? And what can we do to reduce our risk in the future? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click...

The Power of Bitcoin – DTNS 4026

5/7/2021
With no deal in sight between Google and Roku to renew YouTube TV’s presence on Roku’s platform the search giant has come up with a workaround. It will let people access YouTube TV directly from the main YouTube app. Will Roku allow it and what does this mean for Google’s attempts to strongarm platforms to accept its terms? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video...

NASCAR Takes a Left Turn – DTNS 4025

5/6/2021
Was the FCC’s decision to roll back on net neutrality rules based on fraudulent public comments? The NYAG thinks so and so does FCC Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to all our...

Scanning Your World – DTNS 4024

5/5/2021
3D scanning as a technology has come a long way especially in its use in science and research. Dr. Nicole Ackermans joins us with an explanation on the different types of 3D scanning technologies and what they’re used for in research circles. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Dr. Nicole Ackermans, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and...

The Dialogue is Flawless – DTNS 4023

5/4/2021
The Oxford Internet Institute published a survey of 430,000 10 to 15-year-olds about their TV viewing, social-media and device use with feelings of depression, suicidal tendencies and behavioral problems. What were the results and what does it mean? Starring Tom Merritt. Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please...

I’m Not Betting on Yahoo – DTNS 4022

5/3/2021
TSMC says it projects its supply will catch up to the auto industry’s demand by the end of June, Verizon announced Monday it intends to sell its Verizon Media division to Apollo Global Management, and Sony announced a partnership that will see it integrate Discord into “your social and gaming experience on PlayStation Network” by early 2022. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nate Lanxon, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg,...

Epic Apple Store Battle – DTNS 4021

4/30/2021
Finland trials an autonomous robotic street cleaner called Trombia Free, The YouTube TV app is no longer available for download from the Roku channel store, and FastCompany reported concerns but the National Network to End Domestic Violence, or NNEDV that Apple’s AirTags could be used to track people by secretly slipping them into a bag or jacket pocket. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple...

The Smaller The Pie, The Sharper The Knives – DTNS 4020

4/29/2021
We take a look at the state of harmful speech regulation online as the European Parliament formally adopting a law requiring internet companies to “remove or disable access to flagged terrorist content”. Plus a recent article in Wired by Gilad Edelman says Social Media platforms speech policies aren’t actually inspired by the First Amendment and says that’s a good thing. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen...

A Browser for Your Browser – DTNS 4019

4/28/2021
Samsung announced new intel-Evo certified laptops at its Unpacked 2021 event Wednesday, Sony has sold more PS5s in the first quarter of 2021 than PS4s sold in its first fiscal year, and updates on the Epic vs Apple case. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through...

TikTok, The Public Square – DTNS 4018

4/27/2021
TikTok is popularized as a pop-culture meme generator. But the platform is increasingly being used for other less well known uses including cooking tutorials, language learning, real estate listings, DIY projects and in some cases for dating. We talk to CNET’s Erin Carson about how TikTok morphed from short funny videos into a cornucopia of information. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Erin Carson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple...

Carriage Fights Come To Streaming – DTNS 4017

4/26/2021
If you’ve ever experienced wake word fatigue with your virtual assistant, Google might have something in the works for you, The Washington Post is spinning off its software-as-a-service publishing platform, and Roku and Google have a public spat over YouTube TV. Starring Rich Stroffolino, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please...

That’s Not a Bug. It’s a Conviction – DTNS 4016

4/23/2021
UK court overturns 39 Post Office employee convictions that were originally based on flawed information derived from the Post Office’s computerized system called Horizon. Should this be a warning call for others to rely solely on one data point to uncover criminal activity even if it derives from an automated computer system? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video...

Ransomware As A Service – DTNS 4015

4/22/2021
Yesterday a Senate judiciary subcommittee hearing called “Antitrust Applied: Examining Competition in App Stores” focused on Apple and Google’s control over their app stores, we examine why the Netbook never took off and discuss the spec leaks on the next generation MacBook. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Dan Campos, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on...

VR stands for Virtual Recovery – DTNS 4014

4/21/2021
The European Commission proposed a bill Wednesday to develop comprehensive regulation of Artificial Intelligence. What’s in it and will it impact users outside of the EU’s borders? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to...

The Remote Is Fixed, Stop Complaining! – DTNS 4013

4/20/2021
Apple announced a flurry of new products including a new Pro level iPad and a M1 powered iMac. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Terrance Gaines, Nica Montford, Charlotte Henry, Roger Chang, Joe. MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be...

Electric Luxury – DTNS 4012

4/19/2021
Mercedes unveils its EQS, an all electric S-class luxury sedan, Reddit launches its Clubhouse competitor, and Nica Montford from SnobOS introduces us to Angie Jones, First-Ever Black Female Java Champion. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Tim Stevens, Roger Chang, Joe. MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A...