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TEH 028: Padlocks Need Security?

6/18/2018
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The advantage of being in Europe if there's a credit card breach (and there was). The world's worst $99 IoT padlock. iPhones don't tell 911 your location when you have an emergency? "Mac is Dead" (long live the Mac). Neat device help the deaf to participate in conversations. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh28 The post TEH 028: Padlocks Need Security? appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:00:59:23

TEH 027: Git With The Program

6/12/2018
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In This Episode: Microsoft pays a boatload of money for GitHub: will that affect open source software? We bring in a guest to talk about it. Now that Net Neutrality is officially repealed, now what? And a prediction about GDPR. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh27 The post TEH 027: Git With The Program appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:05:39

TEH 026: Please Take Your Assigned Seat

5/28/2018
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In This Episode: The FBI wants you to reboot your router — but is that enough? (The REAL story is how they know about this.) No, Amazon’s Alexa isn’t sending everything you say to others. Star Wars Solo. And countries are pushing to go cash-only — but how does that affect buskers?! Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh26 The post TEH 026: Please Take Your Assigned Seat appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:00:55:30

TEH 025: Help Me Obi Wan Kenobi, You’re Our Only Hope

5/21/2018
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In This Episode: Now everybody knows where you (and your kids!) are -- an extra-concerning Breach of the Week for parents. Google slapping web sites that are "Not Secure" ...even when they don't need to be. Yanni, or Laurel (and how that reflects the blue/gold dress thing a few years back). And the first Holographic cell phone isn't quite to "Princess Leah" level yet, but it's a stepping stone in that direction. Show Notes: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh25 The post TEH 025: Help Me Obi Wan...

Duration:00:59:32

TEH 024: Everything Really Was Everywhere

5/14/2018
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In This Episode: Traveling with tech. Three Breaches of the Week. Do hobby bloggers have to comply with the EU's new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? That's a definite ...maybe. And the dangers of car "fobs". Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh25 The post TEH 024: Everything Really Was Everywhere appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:02:59

TEH 023: Connect THIS, Facebook

5/7/2018
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In This Episode: Facebook helps people connect (awww!) ...including radicals like ISIS terrorists. Breach(es) of the Week involve Dasan routers, 7Zip, and Drupal-powered web sites. Verizon plans more bloatware for your phone. Apple says "Shazam!" but the EU says "Wait a minute." Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh23 The post TEH 023: Connect THIS, Facebook appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:00:59

TEH 022: Mongo Only Pawn in Game of Life

4/30/2018
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In This Episode: Blue Origin successfully test-launches -- and lands -- their New Shepherd rocket and human-capable capsule. The latest Breach of the Week should have Bezop cryptocurrency investors on guard (and any site using the Mongo data base). Millions of hotel doors may be easily opened by hackers. T-Mobile buys Sprint. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh22 The post TEH 022: Mongo Only Pawn in Game of Life appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:06:29

TEH 021: Remote Detonator

4/24/2018
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In This Episode: Playing with PLATO. Travel technology. Scraping the S3 bucket. SmugMug smug about buying Flickr. Warranty NOT void if removed. Things not to name your WiFi hotspot. Show Notes: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh21 The post TEH 021: Remote Detonator appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:00:58:18

TEH 020: Breaking Up (with Cable) is Easy to Do

4/16/2018
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In This Episode: Cutting the cable/satellite cord. Amazon plagiarism and Createspace hacking. Alexa light switches, Cribbage, and TaskRabbit (oh my!) Alert sirens are too hackable. Another free DNS service. Breaking into iPhones. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh20 The post TEH 020: Breaking Up (with Cable) is Easy to Do appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:02:55

TEH 019: This is a RAID

4/9/2018
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In This Episode: Think your backups are safe because you have a big RAID drive pack? Think again. Another week, another data breach ...or five. Ransomware targets 911 centers. Renewable energy meet electric school buses. Show Notes: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh19 The post TEH 019: This is a RAID appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:00:57:22

TEH 018: Breach of the Week

4/2/2018
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In This Episode: Ready Player One! There's a good way for a company to handle a data breach, and there's a bad way -- and this week, there was an example of each. The latest in Space. And if Apple makes their own processors, will that break existing software? (There's varying opinions....) Show Notes: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh18 The post TEH 018: Breach of the Week appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:03:13

TEH 017: Facebook (Pro, Con, & In Between)

3/26/2018
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In This Episode: Facebook has been hit with a lot of bad press lately, and we discuss whether you should be worried about your privacy. Should you #DeleteFacebook? SpaceX and Tesla did. And new lower-cost tablets from Google (Chrome OS) and Apple (iPad). This Week’s Hosts Randy Cassingham, founder of This is True and the ... Read more The post TEH 017: Facebook (Pro, Con, & In Between) appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:00:58:59

TEH 016: The Linux of Colleges

3/19/2018
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In This Episode: The Eero Wi-Fi home system. Self-driving Uber kills pedestrian. University of Arizona tries to determine which students may drop out. The Atari VCS console that may or may not one day exist. What Airgapping is and the scary things that could come of it. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh16 The post TEH 016: The Linux of Colleges appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:00:57:30

TEH 015: From the Secret Lair

3/12/2018
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In This Episode: The four hosts get together in person to record this episode. We can't tell you where we are, but Dick Cheney was our waiter. We talked on a wide variety of subjects, from voice recorders to Net Neutrality, satellite broadband, Google wanting to expand AMP web-wide, burger-flipping robots, Facebook fading, Nonograms, adding to the Internet Archive, and more. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh15 The post TEH 015: From the Secret Lair appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:03:37

TEH 014: Occam and Hanlon’s Razor Fight

3/5/2018
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In This Episode: The "Sonic Attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba may be solved -- and if they're right, could we be seeing more of the problem? Will a "doorbell camera" help solve the package theft problem? What's behind the revocation of tens of thousands of SSL (web site security) certificates. Nerd cruises. And Wordpress dominates. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh14 The post TEH 014: Occam and Hanlon’s Razor Fight appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:00:12

TEH 013: The Next Scam is Already Out There

2/27/2018
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In This Episode: You can share (presumably with trusted people) your exact location, built-in with Google Maps, or with other apps. Is Google helping music pirates — and profiting from linking to them? Playboy sues a site for “copyright infringement” not because they infringed their copyright, but because they linked to a page that did. ... Read more The post TEH 013: The Next Scam is Already Out There appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:00:56:58

TEH 012: Google, Elon Musk, Google, and Elon Musk

2/20/2018
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In This Episode: We chat about changes in Google's Chrome browser that users like, changes in Google Image Search that users hate, and Hyperloop and SpaceX and Starlink (oh my!) Plus: will postcards save Democracy from the Russians? Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh12 The post TEH 012: Google, Elon Musk, Google, and Elon Musk appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:10:05

TEH 011: Giant 3D TV Screens …in the Sky?!

2/13/2018
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The Falcon Heavy launch: why put a Tesla up, and the engineering of the whole thing. Google tells webmasters they "have to" make their sites secure (https) by July, or there will be trouble (and what does that mean for users?) The HQ Trivia game, and the ramifications of cheating on it. The Olympic drone squadron: where will it lead? An interesting Amazon-related scam. Show Page: https://tehpodcast.com/teh11 The post TEH 011: Giant 3D TV Screens …in the Sky?! appeared first on Tech...

Duration:01:05:47

TEH 010: In How Many Pieces will Falcon Heavy Land?

2/6/2018
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In This Episode: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy is scheduled for its first flight tomorrow, and attempt to soft-land all three rocket cores: will it land in three pieces, or millions? Amazon has set up some interesting tech to keep Alexa from responding when they don’t want it to (and users have figured out other interesting hacks). Youtube to label propaganda items as “state-sponsored” — and that includes PBS?! How ads work on Youtube — and most web […] The post TEH 010: In How Many Pieces will...

Duration:00:55:21

TEH 009: Skynet’s Self-Awareness is Behind Schedule

1/29/2018
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In This Episode: Will the U.S. government nationalize the 5G network? Probably not. Celebs/politicians buy Twitter followers to look more important. How to tell Google to stop showing you ads and articles that don’t actually interest you. Online memes can be valuable. HomePod, and more on Spectre. Show Page: https://TEHpodcast.com/teh9 The post TEH 009: Skynet’s Self-Awareness is Behind Schedule appeared first on Tech Enthusiast Hour.

Duration:01:01:10