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Daily Tech News Show is a 30 minute podcast dedicated to giving you tech news that’s easy to understand in a fun and informative way.

Daily Tech News Show is a 30 minute podcast dedicated to giving you tech news that’s easy to understand in a fun and informative way.

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Daily Tech News Show is a 30 minute podcast dedicated to giving you tech news that’s easy to understand in a fun and informative way.

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English


Episodes

Nice Looking Code, But Does It Work? – DTNS 4408

12/6/2022
Two weeks ago we had a discussion with Andrea Jones-Rooy on how the problems that come about because we don’t fully understand how AI Models work. Today we have our follow-up on the same topic focusing on what we could and should do to mitigate the issues surrounding AI generated “answers”. Plus as companies move forward with commercializing algorithmically-generated content, we are now seeing the initial crop of policy approaches on how to deal with it. And how much longer do we need to...

The Children Are The Metaverse – DTNS 4407

12/2/2022
The European Commission has ruled airlines can provide in-flight 5G technology on board planes. Kids are purportedly asking for virtual currencies instead of actual currencies as they spend increasingly more in online virtual economies. And why is smart home brand Eufy’s security cameras sending unencrypted images and streamed video to AWS servers when it sells itself as a data privacy minded alternative to Amazon’s offerings? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Len Peralta,...

Duration:00:33:36

Resetting AI Models and Our Expectations – DTNS 4406

12/1/2022
We look at all the work still being done with OpenAI’s GPT-3 large language learning model including its spin-offs. And we compare streaming video to all the alternatives and share what could be the best options for you if you want to cut-the-cord and what you should expect. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by becoming a supporter!

Duration:00:29:35

You Don’t Need to Be Big, Like Twitter, to Survive – DTNS 4405

11/30/2022
We check out the reviews for the Amazon Scribe and Sarah compares it to her experience with the Remarkable2. Plus trade nerd and DTNS listener, James Thatcher, gives us the details on what’s keeping solar panels and other electronic goods from China delayed at US ports. And Elon’s recent moves at Twitter have people reconsidering their social media options. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, James Thatcher, Roger Chang, Joe. To read the show notes in a separate page click...

Duration:00:30:09

Gift Guide for a Smarter Home – DTNS 4404

11/29/2022
Still searching for the perfect tech gift this Holiday season? Nicole Lee here with some smart home ideas perfect for anyone, even the less tech inclined. Plus Sony has launched a motion capture project called Mocopi, and Apple Music, YouTube and Spotify launch their 2022 recap so users can see who they listened to most this year. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nicole Lee, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos To read the show notes in a separate page click here! Support the show on Patreon by...

EV Vehicle Safety For First Responders – DTNS 4403

11/28/2022
EVs are a growing presence on highways and streets. But how should emergency responders treat them when they’re involved in an accident? Bodie Grimm from the Kilowatt EV podcast shares his thoughts. And as the demand for EVs grows, their production is increasingly coming from non-traditional auto-manufacturing countries. Plus Mike Orcutt from the MIT Technology Review believes a sci-fi blockchain game could help create a metaverse that isn’t controlled by just one owner. Starring Tom...

Layoff, Rinse, Repeat – DTNS 4402

11/23/2022
Recent tech layoffs have made big news in recent weeks. But what’s behind the layoff moves and what can workers expect to find as they look for new work? Plus GPU shipments fell 25.1% in Q3 compared to last year. What’s behind the drop? And Meta announced Cicero, an AI that they say can achieve human-level performance in the strategic board game Diplomacy. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Megan Morrone, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click...

The Capital “T” Truth About Machine Learning – DTNS 4401

11/22/2022
As AI gets more sophisticated the scientists who’ve developed them are at a loss on how they exactly work. We ask data scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy to explain what’s going on and what it says about the limitations of AI. Starring Tom Merritt, Robb Dunewood, Andrea Jones-Rooy, 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...

Make 3D TVs Cool Again – DTNS 4400

11/21/2022
TV selection has never been better but how do you know you’re getting the best deal? Robert Heron is here with his picks for best Holiday shopping deals on TVs. Plus move over foldable LCD screens and make way for LG’s stretchable displays! And Wired’s Omar L. Gallaga wrote a story called “It’s Time to Make 3D TVs a Thing Again”. Is there a big enough demand for 3D TVs or is it an answer to a question no one asked? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robert Heron, Roger Chang, Joe,...

Patrick’s Audio Gear Gift Guide – DTNS 4399

11/18/2022
Still having trouble figuring out what to get that home theater/audio geek in your life for the Holidays? Patrick is here with his gift picks. We interview well-known video game accessibility consultant Steve Saylor on what goes into making video gaming accessible to those with disabilities. And what’s the latest on the going ons at Twitter. Starring Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.)...

Making Voting Transparent – DTNS 4398

11/17/2022
Pew Research Center released survey data on how teens use and perceive social media. The Verge has an article up about The Browser Company’s Arc browser and their productivity approach to browsing. And we delve into a story about University of Florida computer science professor Juan Gilbert who’s developing an unhackable electronic voting machine. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple...

Libraries Jump Into the Streams – DTNS 4397

11/16/2022
Alphabet’s Mineral project has partnership with berry grower Driscoll to monitor the condition of its crops. Motherboard has a story on how local libraries are launching their own local streaming music services. And what’s the latest on the state of chip supplies. Starring Tom Merritt, 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...

Is Mastodon Right For You? – DTNS 4396

11/15/2022
Shannon gives us the details on MediaTek’s latest flagship SoC. Mastodon, the open source software for people to self-host their own social networks, has garnered increased interest as people look to abandon Twitter. We explain how it works and what you need to do to use it. And as the EU investigates Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard eyes fall on the availability of Call of Duty on other platforms. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Roger Chang, Joe,...

Can You Roam for Work? – DTNS 4395

11/14/2022
The Holiday Shopping season is here and Trisha Hershberger has gift ideas to fit any video gaming need and budget. And there’s a trend of folks using dating apps to make platonic relationships and it’s giving rise to startups who specialize in connecting people for friendships. Plus Malaysia built a work from home paradise. How has it worked out so far and what can other destinations learn? Starring Tom Merritt, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen...

What Does FTX Mean? – DTNS 4394

11/10/2022
Waymo passes another hurdle in California, Airly is monitoring the air we breathe, and what’s really happening with FTX and why does it matter? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, 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, none of this would be...

New Graphics Cards? Wait and See – DTNS 4393

11/9/2022
AMD’s RDNA 3 powered Radeon RX 7900 XTX and 7900 XT hit the shelves next month. Are they worth waiting for and should you even consider them? Plus Meta is laying off 13% of its workforce or about 11,000 people. Is this a sign of a bigger issue at the social media giant? And Security researchers found evidence that several of Apple’s first-party apps seem to report data even with iPhone analytics turned off. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Will Smith, Roger Chang, Joe,...

TV vs Mobile, Video vs Shorts – DTNS 4392

11/8/2022
Microsoft might be testing the idea of placing ads in the Windows 11 Start Menu. YouTube Shorts– YouTube’s TikTok-like feature– had 1.5 billion users a month who watched 30 billion videos a month as of the beginning of the year according to YouTube product manager Todd Sherman in a Verge story. Is this the future for YouTube? And Wired posted a story “TikTok’s Greatest Asset Isn’t Its Algorithm—It’s Your Phone” by Leo Kim. Is he right? Is this smartphone medium really TikTok’s secret...

Air Fee & Fee – DTNS 4391

11/7/2022
Apple has plans for Siri from making its activation phrase snappier to integrating it into third-party products. How plausible are the effects of cosmic radiation on causing errors in our electronics and do we need to pay more attention to it? And Airbnb is planning to make its pricing more transparent to customers so they don’t suffer sticker-shock when they pay the bill. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click...

Just Don’t Call Them NFTs – DTNS 4390

11/4/2022
As demand for new chips slumps will the existing chip shortages turn into a chip glut? How did Reddit grow NFTs right as the broader market for NFTs dropped? And has the streaming service space reached saturation point? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Rob 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 SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through...

Connected Items Matter – DTNS 4389

11/3/2022
We talk to Jeri Ellsworth about the kickstarted AR gaming system Tilt Five. Matter gains some steam as the companies formally announce their Matter smart home standard product roadmaps. And Rewind AI announces a software tool that keeps a searchable record of everything you do locally on any Apple Silicon powered Mac. 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...