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Episodes

Hotfix #7 ▶ D-Fi 2.0: Decentralized Finance

10/27/2019
Hotfix #7 ▶ 27 Oct 2019 - D-Fi 2.0: Decentralized Finance D-Fi Expert Steve Jude joins the show to expand on Decentralized Finance - MakerDAO, DAI, MKR, and more! How it all works and how it evades centralization while still being pegged to the Dollar (USD). AND - Tyler Dinner returns to the show! (this one's actually a bit longer than usual, but worth it!) + Eric Newman, Ryan Cwynar, Steve Jude, & Tyler Dinner

Duration:00:48:21

Deleted Branch #1 ▶ Podcast Recording & the Blues

10/13/2019
Deleted Branch #1 ▶ 11 Oct 2019 - Podcast Recording & the Blues Our lil' chat before recording Hotfix #6 -- about podcasting setup, microphones, and the Blues. It's a show about nothing!~ + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:00:15:24

Hotfix #6 ▶ D-Fi: Decentralized Finance

10/11/2019
Hotfix #6 ▶ 11 Oct 2019 - D-Fi: Decentralized Finance We talk about the latest developments in decentralized finance, block-chain, and cryptocurrency madness! MakerDAO, DAI, MKR, and more! PLUS - **even more** companies are backing out of Libra! short & sweet & hard-to-beat! + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:00:30:34

Hot Topic #5 ▶ Facebook F-Ups

10/6/2019
Hot Topic #5 ▶ 6 Oct 2019 - Facebook F-Ups Facebook's latest F███-ups with the US Congress, Dept of Justice, and White House. Their latest incidents with foreign governments (including the EU). PLUS - a lot of important people are backing out of Libra ALSO - Zuckerberg's leaked "Town Hall" meeting (with clips!) AND - the US Government's renewed approach to break encryption! short & sweet & hard-to-beat! + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:00:33:43

Hot Topic #4 ▶ Latest iPhone Exploit!

10/1/2019
Hot Topic #4 ▶ 1 Oct 2019 - Latest iPhone Exploit! *Delay in production because sick* 🤮 The latest iPhone exploit, known as Checkm8, has been a major boon to jailbreakers, but not necessarily to malicious actors. Find out the real story behind Checkm8 and if your phone can be compromised by it! short & sweet & hard-to-beat! + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:00:16:15

Hot Topic #3 ▶ Recent Revelations in Robotics

9/25/2019
Hot Topic #3 ▶ 25 Sep 2019 - Recent Revelations in Robotics Lots of robotics news this week -- Boston Dynamics' latest iteration of their humanoid "Atlas" robot, MIT debuts a dense-object-sorting robot, NASA has a shape-shifting robot slated to roam a moon of Saturn, a fiber-optic nervous system, and more! short & sweet & hard-to-beat! + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:00:12:01

#81 ▶ Another Newsday

9/22/2019
Pull Request #81 ▶ 22 Sep 2019 - Another Newsday Another Newsday for your listening pleasure! THIS WEEK – Tech climate marches, multinational ransomware exploits (NotPetya), varying emoji string length, and how tech giants are profitting off of human oppression ALSO - Exploding Toilets and tools to improve your workflow! + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:01:07:26

Hot Topic #2 ▶ Richard Stallman

9/18/2019
Hot Topic #2 - 18 Sep 2019 - Richard Stallman ▶ Richard Stallman – of GNU and EMACS fame – has resigned from his prominent posts at the Free Software Foundation (FSF) & Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), after numerous accusations of sexual harrassment, as well as propagating morally detestable content in official venues. Condensing all the news stories, separating rumor from fact! + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:00:13:38

#80 ▶ Physical Sustainability

9/15/2019
Pull Request #80 - 15 Sep 2019 - Physical Sustainability ▶ Reformatted & reformulated for modern podcasting! THIS WEEK – Ryan Cwynar returns to the show to discuss ergonomics – things you can do at home to improve your physical wellbeing, when you type for a living ALSO - Apple's horrible iPhone announcement + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:01:00:07

Hot Topic #1 ▶ React Day NY 2019

9/15/2019
Hot Topic #1 - 15 Sep 2019 - React Day ▶ We condense 10 hours of mostly uninteresting presentations into a compelling TL;DR that's under an hour! INCLUDING - the latest patterns in React, Redux, GraphQL, serverless services, and their adoption rates! + Eric Newman & Ryan Cwynar

Duration:00:40:28

#79 ▶ Information Warfare

6/23/2019
Pull Request #79 - 23 Jun 2019 - Information Warfare THIS WEEK – Uchenna Kema returns to the show to discuss how information is being used aggressively to monitor and oppress citizens, as well as take down powerful people in politics, business, or technology. ALSO - India's new global content moderation law, Facebook launches a new cryptocurrency as one of its content moderators dies *at his desk*... PLUS - The Great Subway Race™ of 1967! + Eric Newman & Uchenna Kemma

Duration:01:21:47

#78 ▶ Space Case

5/12/2019
Pull Request #78 - 12 May 2019 - Space Case THIS WEEK – Special Guest and Space Reporter Brendan Byrne returns to talk about the latest in space tech (Blue Origin, Telesat, Virgin Galactic), NASA, and why the Trump Administration wants to go back... to the moon? ALSO - some unavoidable technology news - eye-tracking ads, former Facebookers on Free Speech, and how Apple is becoming worse by the day! + Eric Newman, Uchenna Kemma, Jason Ginsburg, & Brendan Byrne

Duration:01:45:48

#77 ▶ Persons of Consequence ▶ Uluç Ulgen

4/22/2019
Pull Request #77 - 22 Apr 2019 - Persons of Consequence ▶ Uluç Ulgen THIS WEEK – In a more serious episode, I sit down with Millenial Media Mogul (and fellow podcaster) Uluç Ulgen -- to talk about podcasting, depression, and how to create succcessful media venutures in the early 21st Century. FEATURING - Uluç Ulgen - host of popular podcast Mürmur and millennial entrepreneur! BUT, NOT - Theresa May murders the Internet! + Eric Newman & Uluç Ulgen

Duration:01:46:38

#76 ▶ Transit Tech

4/7/2019
Pull Request #76 - 7 Apr 2019 - Transit Tech ▶ STILL IN DEVELOPMENT - we're still refactoring the show, so here's another light episode! THIS WEEK – We dissect new developments in transit technology, including trackless trolleys, electric busses, Ultra-Wideband Train Communication, and more, with a focus on New York! FEATURING - Uchenna Kema - industrial lighting and development project manager for many NYC landmarks! PLUS - Eric's mayoral run, 30 years hence! BUT, NOT - Theresa May...

Duration:02:00:06

#75 ▶ What Really Grinds Our Gears

2/17/2019
Pull Request #75 - 17 Feb 2019 - What Really Grinds Our Gears! ▶ STILL IN DEVELOPMENT - we're still refactoring the show, so here's another light episode! THIS WEEK – Two Senior Developers gripe about their pet peeves in the industry! PLUS - Evil USB Cables! AND - The "failing" LA Times demands more intellectual property from their jouralists! FINALLY – Randy Newman BUT, NOT - Theresa May murders the Internet! + Eric Newman & Wayne Cheng

Duration:02:34:15

#74 ▶ Exciting Exploits!

2/1/2019
Pull Request #74 - 1 Feb 2019 - Exciting Exploits! ▶ STILL IN DEVELOPMENT - we're still refactoring the show, so here's another light episode! THIS WEEK – Reviewing the plethora of unfortuante exploits that have crept up recently :( PLUS - Apple revokes Facebook and Google's app developer certificates AND - Purple Pants! BUT, NOT - Theresa May murders the Internet! FINALLY – Baby Boomers who still can't use computers after 30 years + Eric Newman, Wayne Cheng, & Keith Whitney

Duration:01:56:45

#73 ▶ Looked Good to Me!

1/13/2019
Pull Request #73 - 13 Jan 2019 - Looked Good to Me! ▶ STILL IN DEVELOPMENT - we're still refactoring the show, so here's another light episode! THIS WEEK – The World of Quality Assurance (QA) - what it is, best practices, how to automate, etc. PLUS - The secret fibre optic cable hidden in the Holland Tunnel! More Canarsie Tunnel michegas! BUT, QUITE POSSIBLY - Theresa May murders the Internet! AND, FINALLY – Remembering 20th-Century singers who tried to sound Black + Eric Newman, Wayne...

Duration:01:58:35

#72 ▶ Kibitzing

1/4/2019
Pull Request #72 - 4 Jan 2019 - Kibitzing ▶ STILL IN DEVELOPMENT - we're still refactoring the show, so here's another light episode - featuring - writing your own keyboard firmware, our new app, NextTrain™, the MTA's "high-tech" solution to keeping the L Train tunnel open, what a programmer/developer/engineer should be called, and more! PLUS - Apple's latest accidents! BUT, UNFORTUNATELY NOT - Theresa May murders the Internet! + Eric Newman, Wayne Cheng, & Keith Whitney

Duration:02:00:36

#71 ▶ Refactoring

12/25/2018
Pull Request #71 - 25 Dec 2018 - Refactoring ▶ STILL IN DEVELOPMENT - we're refactoring the show, so let's do an episode about refactoring! PLUS - Facebook's latest F-ups! AND, FINALLY - Theresa May murders the Internet! + Eric Newman, Wayne Cheng, & Keith Whitney (Recorded on 21 Dec 2018)

Duration:01:30:05

#70 ▶ In Development

12/2/2018
Pull Request #70 - 2 Dec 2018 - In Development ▶ Wipe the dust off the shelf, we're back! (almost) We're actively refactoring the show, so here's a loose episode in the meantime! PLUS - Apple's latest lawsuit! + Eric Newman & Wayne Cheng + Remixed / Remastered by Matt Baltrucki

Duration:01:22:26