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Helping each other understand

Helping each other understand

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Helping each other understand

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English


Episodes

That Streamer is Quite a Character – DTNS 4082

7/28/2021
We examine the exploding phenomenon of Virtual Idols on YouTube. What are Virtual Idols and why are they so popular on Google’s online video platform? Spotify listeners rose 22% to 365 million in Q2. That might sound pretty good, but it’s less than everyone, including Spotify, expected. And Sony reports the PS5 is their fastest selling video game console. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Amos, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple...

Samsung Folds on the Note – DTNS 4081

7/27/2021
Intel unveils its latest company road map which includes plans to build chips for Qualcomm, Facebook issues a voluntary recall of the Oculus 2 and Samsung announces what to expect from its upcoming August 11th event. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nate Lanxon, 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...

Upscale Upscaling – DTNS 4080

7/26/2021
China’s State Administration for Market Regulation ordered Tencent to end its exclusive music licensing rights within 30 days including requirements for copyright holders to give the company better treatment than rivals. Google announced it will now designate a subset of APIs across the company as Google Enterprise APIs, which will be subject to strict guidelines about any change to them that would impact consumer software built around them. Sean Hollister at the Verge recently profiled how...

Do You Even Metaverse, Bro? – DTNS 4079

7/23/2021
On Wednesday, the US Federal Trade Commission voted to increase its enforcement of laws against repair restrictions that prevent small businesses, workers, consumers, and even government entities from fixing their own products. We discuss where the current state of right to repair is at and what we can expect in the near future. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.)...

Computing in Plastic – DTNS 4078

7/22/2021
ARM shows off a bendable processor prototype, Twitter is testing a dislike button and why uneven uptake of the FCCs emergency broadband benefit program highlights geographic disparities. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, 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 all our...

Stranger Netflix Chess Game? – DTNS 4077

7/21/2021
Netflix loses 400,000 plus North American subscribers, Tumblr is testing a new feature called Post+ that lets some users charge their followers a monthly fee for exclusive content, and a market survey has revealed 75% of TikTok visitors discover musical artists there, while 63% say it’s a source for music they haven’t heard before. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.)...

RCS and a Moon Pie – DTNS 4076

7/20/2021
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuck Go is offering an email protection feature. Sony announced two high-end home theater products with HDMI 2.1 passthrough ports that support 8K, 4K gaming at 120 Hertz, Dolby Vision HDR, eARC and more. Two former WhatsApp employees launched the HalloApp a private ad-free social network. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Jenn Cutter, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from...

Anti Gravity Chili – DTNS 4075

7/19/2021
A forensic analysis report by Amnesty International claims NSO Group’s Pegasus software was used by clients to compromise the phones of more than 1,000 heads of state, politicians, journalists, activists, and business executives in more than 50 countries. Warner Media will launch a streaming news service in the US under the CNN banner called– you could have easily guessed– CNN Plus. Online glasses seller Warby Parker has released its Virtual Vision test which lets most users renew their...

Welcome to the HakVan – DTNS 4074

7/16/2021
Friend of the show Darren Kitchen has made the road his home with a van kitted out with some of things you might expect, like a table, bed, cooking equipment. But when you hack across America, you need a lot of tech in that van too. Thankfully Darren has agreed to tell us about some of the gear he’s used to tech out the van. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Darren Kitchen, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Using a Screen Reader?...

Netflix: Throne of Games? – DTNS 4073

7/15/2021
Netflix announced it has hired Mike Verdu as its Vice President of game development. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said it has sued Amazon to recall hundreds of thousands of hazardous products distributed on its platform. China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported integrated circuit output in the country rose 43.9% on the year in May. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple...

Satyamania 365 – DTNS 4072

7/14/2021
Microsoft’s new easy-to-set-up and use virtual windows machine service called Windows 365. Scientists at the University of Oxford and University of Liverpool published a study in the journal New Media and Society called “More diverse, more politically varied: How social media, search engines and aggregators shape news repertoires in the United Kingdom.” Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple...

Google Gets a French Slap – DTNS 4071

7/13/2021
France’s competition authority fined Google €500 million for not negotiating in good faith to pay news publishers for the right to show their headlines and snippets in search and news results. The Verge’s Chaim Gartenberg discovered that the iPhone’s built-in weather app on recent versions of iOS never shows the temperature as 69 degrees Fahrenheit instead showing 68 degrees or 70 degrees. And Twitter mistakenly approves bot accounts. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nicole Lee, Roger...

Where Have All The Ransoms Gone? – DTNS 4070

7/12/2021
Will a crowdsourced ransom payments tracking website called Ransomwhe.re provide empirical evidence companies need to determine if paying ransomware is beneficial? Plus we examine the impact of PhD students Rodrigo Ochigame and Katherine Ye Search Atlas, a project that displays results from different geographic versions of Google Search, and can change how people understand events. And has Disney’s “Black Widow” movie helped re-energize the movie theaters or did it just give people another...

Bit Coin Not Included! – DTNS 4069

7/9/2021
The Biden administration issues an executive order that encourages the FCC to restore open internet rules, limit early termination fees by ISPs, limit the ability of ISPs to sign exclusive deals with landlords, and require reporting of ISP prices and rates. Square’s hardware head Jesse Dorogusker announced the company will make a hardware wallet for bitcoin. And we examine how the design of social media platforms affects arguments. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Len...

Whose Computer is it Anyway? – DTNS 4068

7/8/2021
Start-ups position robots as bee replacements in the all-important crop pollination role, Thirty-seven US state and district attorneys general have sued Google in California federal court, alleging it unlawfully maintains a monopoly with the Google Play Store and Steve Wozniak argues for the right to repair. 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...

Did You Get My Meeting? Mmhmm… – DTNS 4067

7/7/2021
South Korea lawmakers are considering a revision to a law restricting children from playing games after midnight and China’s Tencent will use facial recognition to stop minors in China from playing video games between 10 pm and 8 am or for more than 90 minutes per day. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Owen JJ Stone, 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...

The Audacity of Data Collecting – DTNS 4066

7/6/2021
New owners of Audacity updated the audio editor’s privacy policy with language indicating it was collecting user data for analytics and legal enforcement. Nintendo announced a new version of the Switch game console with a 7-inch screen and 720p OLED display. And Norway passed a law requiring anyone being paid to post on social media to disclose if posts have been modified and how. The law is meant to reduce pressure put on people due to “idealized people in advertising”. Starring Tom...

This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Names – DTNS 4065

7/2/2021
Nikkei Asia’s sources say Intel and Apple began testing chip designs using TSMC’s 3-nanometer production technology, security researchers at Northeastern University purchased 86 used Echo Dot devices and found “all previous passwords and tokens, remains on the flash memory, sometimes even after a factory reset, and CNET’s Dan Ackerman has an article up called “Why giant e-Ink screens like the Boox Note Air’s are my favorite underrated tech.” Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley,...

Tech, Taxes, & Typos – DTNS 4064

7/1/2021
Amazon seeks an alliance of app makers to challenge Microsoft, Instagram will start experimenting showing users full-screen videos over the coming months, and the OECD released a framework to set a minimum tax of 15% for the world’s 100 biggest companies, targeted mostly at tech companies. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, 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...

Google and Microsoft Take Off the Gloves – DTNS 4063

6/30/2021
Bloomberg’s sources say Microsoft and Google will not renew a non-aggression pact in place since April 2016, Facebook launches a subscription newsletter service called Bulletin, and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a change in reporting requirements for autonomous driving systems. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from...