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Helping each other understand

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Right Clicking Is Not A Crime – DTNS 4132

10/15/2021
Tesla launched an auto insurance product in Texas that uses “real-time driving behavior” that it will use “to evaluate your premium based on your actual driving.” Apple employees are organizing under the name Apple Too, to collect stories of workers who have experienced harassment or discrimination. Tuesday, a reporter with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch alerted the state of Missouri that social security numbers of school teachers and administrators were vulnerable to public exposure on the...

Robots with Guns: What Could go Wrong? – DTNS 4131

10/14/2021
Facebook announced a research project called Ego4D, to improve AI analysis of first-person, video. Sony knows it’s not going to be able to make enough PS5s to meet demand so it’s started a registration where US PSN users can sign up for the opportunity to buy a PS5. US Senators Chuck Grassley, Amy Klobuchar, Lindsey Graham and Richard Durbin, have backed a bill Thursday that would prohibit tech platforms from favoring their own products or services. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane,...

Healthy, Healthy Headphones – DTNS 4130

10/13/2021
Reddit launched a new feature called “Predictions”, a spinoff of Reddit Polls that have become popular in subreddits. The Amazon India private-brands team secretly exploited internal data from Amazon.in to copy products and then offered knock-off versions on the platform. And Wall Street Journal sources say Apple is looking at using Airpods as a health device. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click...

Blocking Me Softly From His Tweets – DTNS 4129

10/12/2021
A Swiss Federal Institute of Technology robotics engineering student Ken Pillonel stuffed a USB-C port that can transfer data as well as charge into an iPhone X. A San Francisco court orders Tesla to pay $136.9 million to a former contract employee who alleged discrimination and hostile work environment, and Microsoft and Nvidia created the Megatron-Turing Natural Language Generation model or MT-NLP which they call the “most powerful monolithic transformer language model trained to...

Don’t Glue It; Screw It! – DTNS 4128

10/8/2021
Microsoft has now agreed to let independent third-party study the impact of making Microsoft devices easier to repair. Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer offers an invitation to Apple to help them implement RCS on the iPhone. CNET’s Brian Cooley notes that Michelin and GM plan to have airless tires available for street use as early as 2024. Starring Tom Merritt, Robb Dunewood, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video...

Interoperability Matters – DTNS 4127

10/7/2021
As the climate crisis impacts our lives and our environment, how is tech playing a leading role in mitigating its effects? And as the Internet of Things grows more popular, how does the Matter protocol make everyone place nice with each other. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Molly Wood, Stacey Higginbotham, 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...

About Matter with special guest Stacey Higginbotham (Audio)

10/7/2021
Tom interviews Stacey Higginbotham of staceyoniot.com about Matter, the forthcoming cross-compatibility standard coming to a smart home near you. Featuring Tom Merritt and Stacey Higginbotham. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible. Thanks to Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com for the theme music. Thanks to Garrett Weinzierl for the logo! Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on...

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Change Your Twitch Password – DTNS 4126

10/6/2021
Google added options to Search, Maps, Travel, and Nest Thermostats. Twitch confirms a data breach with the site’s entire source code, commit history, an unreleased competitor for Steam from Amazon Game Studios and details of creator payouts being accessed. And Restofworld.org has a story about the effect India’s banning of TikTok in June 2020 has had on creators. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click...

The Facebook Outage Explained – DTNS 4125

10/5/2021
We give an explainer on what caused Facebook and associated properties like Instagram to go offline for six hours and we do a follow-up on all that Facebook testimony. Starring Tom Merritt, Nate Lanxon, 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 supporters–without you,...

Blowing the Whistle on Facebook – DTNS 4124

10/4/2021
Amazon launched a new feature, letting Prime subscribers in the US send gifts using just an email address or phone number. The whistleblower who provided documents that served as the foundation for the Wall Street Journal’s Facebook Files series came forward as former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen. And ten years after its introduction what exactly has Siri achieved? Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click...

Too Many Failure Points – DTNS 4123

10/1/2021
A number of websites and services reported issues due to the expiration of a root certificate provided by Let’s Encrypt. South Korean ISP SK Broadband has sued Netflix to pay for the costs of managing extra network traffic caused by Netflix users streaming new shows. YouTube TV and NBCUniversal agree to a temporary extension to avoid channel blackout while the companies attempt to negotiate a longer-term pact. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3...

The Tinkerer’s Phone – DTNS 4122

9/30/2021
Fairphone makers of easy-to-repair smartphones with sustainable materials has announced the Fairphone 4. Augmented reality company Nreal announced its Air Glasses, a more compact, and cheaper version of its smart glasses. US President Joe Biden and European Commission Vice Presidents Valdis Dombrovskis and Margrethe Vestager,met Wednesday as part of the US-EU Trade and Technology Council. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using...

Netflix Wants to Be the Netflix of Games – DTNS 4121

9/29/2021
Ars Technica has a story stating VR reporter Brad Lynch has found evidence that Valve is working on a wireless headset. Netflix acquires its first game studio. And Motherboard has interviews with two sources who worked on Amazon’s Astro and believe the consumer robot is flawed. 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...

Amazon Did It, They Announced A Robot! – DTNS 4120

9/28/2021
Amazon has unveiled a slew of new devices including a $1000 home robot. Hear what we make of all the new products and which ones excite us the most. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Erin Carson, 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 supporters–without you, none of...

Root Access is a Go – DTNS 4119

9/27/2021
A new note from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo forecasts shipments of Apple silicon Macs will drop 15% in the first half of 2022. Oculus’ consulting CTO John Carmack announced the company will unlock the bootloader of the Oculus Go headset, providing users with root access. Instagram head Adam Mosseri announced the company will pause development of a version of Instagram aimed at children 10-12 years old. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a...

When Better is the Best – DTNS 4118

9/24/2021
People’s Bank of China Friday reiterated that offering trading, order matching, token issuance and derivatives for virtual currencies including overseas crypto exchanges providing services in mainland China are are strictly prohibited. We explain why higher prices for tech aren’t entirely the fault of manufacturers and how they mitigate the sting of higher pricing with additional product features. And how people have been using New Zealand’s Waipa District Council to make themselves look...

ProRes. What is it Good For? – DTNS 4117

9/23/2021
How does Apple’s iPhone Pro line really compare to a more sophisticated and purpose built video DSLR? Plus Michigan is the latest region to attempt to develop a road that can wirelessly charge electric vehicles. And The Wall Street Journal’s reports on Amazon’s plans to open clothing stores. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Stephen Schleicher, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from...

Microsoft Creates a New Surface – DTNS 4116

9/22/2021
Microsoft unveiled new products at its Surface Pro 8 event and the Defense Ministry of Lithuania issued a statement recommending citizens “not buy new Chinese phones and to get rid of those already purchased as fast as reasonable possible.” 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...

Make Me Laugh Siri – DTNS 4115

9/21/2021
PayPal mobile app now includes expanded bill pay, and the ability to get checks by direct deposit, and more. Marvel and SiriusXM are launching the Marvel Podcasts Unlimited channel for $4 a month. UploadVR noticed that back on April 20, Netflix listed a VR game called Eden Unearthed on Oculus’s App Lab. The game works on the Oculus Quest and Quest 2. The game is free and seemingly related to the Netflix anime series Eden. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang, Joe,...

The Plus Future – DTNS 4114

9/20/2021
Details about new versions of Amazon’s Kindle Paperwhite e-reader leak, Apple will delay an under-display Touch ID and a foldable iPhone to 2023 and 2024, respectively, and Roku announced the $49.99 Streaming Stick 4K and $69.99 Streaming Stick 4K+. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Robb Dunewood, 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...