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Quick, unscripted, deep dives into various topics of the technological world. A DexJohn's PC podcast presented by Dexter Johnson.

Quick, unscripted, deep dives into various topics of the technological world. A DexJohn's PC podcast presented by Dexter Johnson.
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Quick, unscripted, deep dives into various topics of the technological world. A DexJohn's PC podcast presented by Dexter Johnson.

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English


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181: Self-driving vehicles are here to help, not hurt.

12/14/2018
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Design is an iterative process and everyone needs to understand that about autonomous vehicles. These products from Tesla and others will not save the day in version one; however, through mistakes and shortcomings, we may end up with a revolutionary technology that could save lives and make our lives easier. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of...

Duration:00:06:51

180: Google CEO Testifying

12/13/2018
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Sundar Pichai, the leading man of Google had to testify before the House in regard to the Google data breach and a myriad of other issues including a "can you help us" plea since both Democrats and Republicans believe that Google's search algorithm treats them unfairly. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:06:45

179: Trump administration loves fossil fuels..

12/11/2018
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Unfortunate. It's the only word to describe how our current administration is acting in Poland. Fossil fuels will only be around for so long and we need to understand we need to plan to be without them. Instead, we are afraid that working through this transition will destroy our working class but it can actually revitalize it. Read more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/climate/katowice-climate-talks-cop24.html || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at...

Duration:00:06:39

178: Apple "secret" price drops?

12/10/2018
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Apple is offering iPhone XR devices at low prices with a trade in and additionally standing up portals for those serving in the armed forces of the US to receive discounts. Should we be worried? || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:07:03

177: "Classic" consoles revitalizing retro gaming?

12/7/2018
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Retro gaming has been a thing and perhaps these classic consoles being released will inspire new players to pick up and appreciate older games. Time for some nostalgia. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:06:10

176: Google is CLUELESS about messaging!

12/6/2018
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Google's "famed" chat app Allo is about to bite the dust in March 2019 and if you're a user of it, I have no remorse. Google is terrible at messaging and support for their "pet projects" and they've shown us time and time again that they cannot create a platform of this magnitude. Why do we continue to hop on the bandwagon? At this point, it's safer not to. Read more here: https://www.blog.google/products/messages/latest-messages-allo-duo-and-hangouts/ || Let's continue our discussion!...

Duration:00:04:27

175: Will 5G make everything better? Doubt it.

12/4/2018
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5G, the latest and greatest when it comes to mobile computing, promising a lot such as speed, low latency but will it deliver? Read more here: https://www.computerworld.com/article/3310067/mobile-wireless/why-5g-will-disappoint-everyone.html || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:07:14

Podcast problems...hope you get this.

12/3/2018
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Distribution seems to be having a few problems, podcatchers haven't been receiving my feed. Hope you get this.

Duration:00:01:24

174: Google needs dragonfly's wings clipped..

12/3/2018
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Censorship in any country must stop. When you have a authoritarian government controlling what people see, it's already pathetic enough -- our tech shouldn't compound it. Yet, Google is working on a censored version of it's search engine that complys with China's censorship guidelines -- employees are upset and so am I. Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/11/27/google-employees-go-public-protest-china-search-engine-dragonfly/ . || Let's continue our discussion!...

Duration:00:04:26

173: Burst your tech bubbles!!

11/29/2018
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Technology is huge and while one cannot know everything, expand your horizons outside of the things you like to help you love and embrace many forms of tech outside of what you're used to. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:04:44

172: iPad IS a computer, sorta...

11/28/2018
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Members at The Verge have the internet in the rage because the claim of if you're working on an iPad, you're not doing "real" work was put into the ethos. Work is different for everyone, there are lots of things you can do on an iPad that are work for some but for others a tablet, that has powerful hardware but a frustrating and limited mobile OS just does not cut it, period. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit...

Duration:00:06:13

171: iPhone XS Sales Slump?

11/26/2018
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Sales of the new iPhones have not been following the forecast and it's rumored that Apple is spinning up production of the iPhone X again -- which makes me so happy. Don't over price devices and expect the market to adjust to your standards, I hope that Apple learns an important lesson, even though they most likely will not. Read the article here: https://mashable.com/article/apple-iphone-x-production-weak-sales-iphone-xs/ . || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and...

Duration:00:06:42

170: Welcome back, here's what's coming up!

11/25/2018
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Apple foolery with iPhone X, Google is awful at design and privacy, privacy and more privacy are things to expect during the next week's installments of the In the Weeds podcast! || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:02:33

169: What keeps you using an app?

11/15/2018
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Is it because it's free? Is it because you paid? Either way, the CHOICE is yours, make your usage and lack thereof felt. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:03:50

168: Your intro to Biohacking!

11/11/2018
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"Biohacking is what you get when you combine biology with hacking. It’s a way for individuals to effectively “hack” their bodies to achieve certain goals.", Source SupplementPolice. Whether you realize it or not, if your tracking things that deal with your biometrics including what you eat, number of steps, amount of sleep -- you're an active member of the Biohacking community -- but what does it all mean? Read more here: https://supplementpolice.com/health-guides/biohacking/ and visit the...

Duration:00:07:17

167: Phones and roads don't mix!

11/10/2018
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Where connected, everywhere all the time, but when your life depends on it -- PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:05:09

166: All About Intel Processors!!

11/8/2018
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Need help picking out a new computer,but you're confused by all of the processors that you can choose from? Don't make a mistake by picking a processor that'll be outdated in a year or is already on its way out. Read a breakdown here: https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/cpu-comparison . || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast...

Duration:00:08:17

165: Can you trust tech reviews?

11/7/2018
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In a world where there is bias at every corner, what tech reviews can you trust -- if any? My suggestion is to build a wide array of sources so that you can see the good and the bad while formulating your own opinion before spending your hard earned money. || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:06:47

164: Smartphone Utility!

11/6/2018
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That supercomputer in your pocket is more than just a glorified Facebook machine, it really is meant to make your life easier. What else could you be doing to achieve a simpler, easier life with your smartphone? || Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend!

Duration:00:04:18

163: Employees demand transparency from Google.

11/5/2018
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Admist drama in the happy house of Google regarding sexual misconduct involving top level executives, employees are rightfully demanding more transparency from the company. The New York Times had a piece that detailed Google providing large severance packages and letting employees go in a manner that shielded them from scrutiny, although they had horrible, credible accusations cast upon them. Read more here:...

Duration:00:04:16