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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

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Atlanta, GA

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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

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English

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Episodes

The Komplicated Story of Midway Games

4/12/2021
The company that created Mortal Kombat has a complicated past that intertwines with lots of other companies. This is part one of the story of Midway. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:52:20

TechStuff Classic: The Secrets of Tor and the Deep Web

4/9/2021
What is Tor? What's the web under the web? What's really going on? We dish out the details. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:45:01

Tech News: Questions For Facebook, No More Answers from Yahoo

4/8/2021
What's going on with the Facebook data breach that saw personal data from half a billion accounts compromised? Why are Signal app users upset? And why oh why is Yahoo Answers going away? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:24:03

Henry Ford and the Model T

4/7/2021
The Ford Motor Company and the Model T transformed America and the world. From 1908 to 1927, Ford would produce and sell more than 15 million Model T automobiles. This is the story of the Model T, Henry Ford and the birth of modern manufacturing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:52:29

Tech News: Apple Says AR Will Make You a Better Conversationalist

4/6/2021
Why does Apple CEO think augmented reality will make conversations better? Did Amazon terminate two employees illegally because they criticized the company? And Google addresses an old issue that let Android apps know about all the other apps on an Android phone. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:19:30

The James Webb Space Telescope

4/5/2021
After several delays, we expect to launch the James Webb Space Telescope later this year. Where is it going, what is it looking for, and how did it lead to Jonathan getting a tattoo? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:56:22

TechStuff Classic: Biometrics: Digital Fingerprinting

4/2/2021
How has the Digital Age improved the centuries-old practice of fingerprinting? We explore the history of fingerprint tech and explain how modern scanners use optics, capacitance, heat and ultrasound to create prints that are harder than ever to hack. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:39:56

Tech News: All News and No Fooling

4/1/2021
Tech journalists hate April Fools. Twitter is banning some accounts claiming to be Amazon employees. Is Google collecting 20 times more data about you than Apple? And much more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:24:48

Living on the Edge (Computing)

3/31/2021
What exactly is edge computing? Why is it important? We learn about edge computing, its relationship with cloud computing and the Internet of Things, and what we can expect in the future. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:51:06

Smart Talks with IBM and Malcolm Gladwell: How 5G, Edge Computing and AI are Transforming Industries

3/30/2021
As one of the nation’s largest wireless communication providers, over 120 million subscribers count on Verizon to stay connected, but we’re not just talking about phones. Today, Verizon and IBM are working together to better connect entire industries. In this episode of Smart Talks, Malcolm talks to Srini Kalapala VP, Global Technology, Strategy and Network Cloud at Verizon and Steve Canepa, Global GM & Managing Director of IBM’s Communications Sector about how 5G, Edge Computing and AI will...

Duration:00:32:54

Planned Obsolescence and the Right to Repair

3/29/2021
Do companies really implement planned obsolescence to get you to buy more stuff? (Spoiler: yes). And do they really resist giving you the option to repair gadgets? (Spoiler: Also yes). Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:52:11

TechStuff Classic: How Ad Blockers Work

3/26/2021
Are ads on the Web a necessary annoyance? The creators of ad-blocking software don't think so. We dig into the history of browser extensions like AdBlock and explore the controversies around them. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:46:59

Smart Talks with IBM and Malcolm Gladwell: Using AI to Rethink the Way Work Gets Done

3/25/2021
With hybrid cloud and AI, businesses today can challenge the limits of how they put their data to work across the organization. In this episode of Smart Talks, Malcolm talks to Rob Thomas, SVP Cloud and Data Platform at IBM about what’s possible, and the steps businesses can take to access more of their data to help them make more informed decisions Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:30:46

What the NFT is this?

3/24/2021
Non fungible tokens or NFTs have been in the news recently. What the heck are they and how do they work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:56:11

Tech News: Robots Can Be Scary

3/23/2021
A New York council member wants to ban police from owning weaponized robots. A San Francisco couple who co-founded a startup face multiple charges of fraud. And which app is the most invasive? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:23:44

GM Navigates A Treacherous Road

3/22/2021
General Motors and the US automotive industry entered a golden age post World War II. But energy crises and changing markets would prove to be terrain so challenging even an SUV might stall out. We round out our series on General Motors. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:59:54

Tech News: You're Being Tracked And Here's How

3/19/2021
From Google to TikTok to car companies, we look at stories that show how tech is tracking people in real time. How might that data be used for (or against) you? And is there anything we can do about it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:24:00

Introducing Smart Talks with IBM and Malcolm Gladwell

3/18/2021
The world's most challenging problems need smarter solutions. Join host Malcolm Gladwell as he interviews industry leaders and innovators to discover how IBM and its partners collaborate on projects that are designed to approach global issues in unconventional ways. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:01:27

General Motors Gets Up To Speed

3/17/2021
After being kicked out of General Motors in 1910, William Durant co-founded Chevrolet. He came back to GM in 1916, but within four years was kicked out. Again. Find out why! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:56:15

Tech News: In Pennsylvania, Robots are People Too

3/16/2021
Tinder is getting background checks, India is banning BitCoin and in Pennsylvania robots can roam the streets legally. All this and a story about shooting sperm and egg cells into space! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:21:00