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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

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Los Angeles, CA

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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.

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@ACEDTECT

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English


Episodes

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

12/5/2022
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 moveContinue reading "Nice Looking Code, But Does It Work? – DTNS 4408"

Duration:00:33:13

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 sellsContinue reading "The Children Are The Metaverse – DTNS 4407"

Duration:00:34:34

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 RobertContinue reading "Resetting AI Models and Our Expectations – DTNS 4406"

Duration:00:29:51

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

Duration:00:30:55

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 mostContinue reading "Gift Guide for a Smarter Home – DTNS 4404"

Duration:00:32:09

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 TechnologyContinue reading "EV Vehicle Safety For First Responders – DTNS 4403"

Duration:00:30:18

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 achieveContinue reading "Layoff, Rinse, Repeat – DTNS 4402"

Duration:00:33:33

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

Duration:00:31:36

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 toContinue reading "Make 3D TVs Cool Again – DTNS 4400"

Duration:00:32:52

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 atContinue reading "Patrick’s Audio Gear Gift Guide – DTNS 4399"

Duration:00:37:04

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. StarringContinue reading "Making Voting Transparent – DTNS 4398"

Duration:00:31:58

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 aContinue reading "Libraries Jump Into the Streams – DTNS 4397"

Duration:00:32:00

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 acquisitionContinue reading "Is Mastodon Right For You? – DTNS 4396"

Duration:00:32:57

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. HowContinue reading "Can You Roam for Work? – DTNS 4395"

Duration:00:31:06

Film Renews and Digital Refreshes – DTNS Weekend Edition 3

11/11/2022
Sony, Canon, Fuji, and OM-System all release cameras, but where’s Nikon? Film is finally growing for real this time. And what’s a picture worth? Hosted by Rich Stroffolino and Anthony Lemos MP3 Download Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube and Twitch Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to all our supporters–withoutContinue reading "Film Renews and Digital Refreshes – DTNS Weekend Edition 3"

Duration:00:30:46

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 andContinue reading "What Does FTX Mean? – DTNS 4394"

Duration:00:33:57

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 SecurityContinue reading "New Graphics Cards? Wait and See – DTNS 4393"

Duration:00:31:59

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 futureContinue reading "TV vs Mobile, Video vs Shorts – DTNS 4392"

Duration:00:33:06

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 theyContinue reading "Air Fee & Fee – DTNS 4391"

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?Continue reading "Just Don’t Call Them NFTs – DTNS 4390"