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VUC730 - Ur WiFi Sux

12/14/2018
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About justified text on the web. Browsers and OS may render them differently. Corrado thinks they're better for people with various visual issues that affect comprehension. Main topic, why people complain about their broadband connection? They don't have their wifi configured properly or router issues. Mentioned: Wifi Analyzer for Android. Talk to us : @vuc https://masto.vuc.me

Duration:01:24:34

VUC729 - Out of Control

12/7/2018
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Covered this week: Google Cemetery – what Google has “deprecated” and lost over the years Phone numbers – Toll frees, 800, 888, 877 and the proposed new 833s - compare them to domain names Losing your phone number means losing control Facebook, Diaspora and Mastodon. Federation FTW Great tip – use alternative Apps for ALL social media that work through APIs and lose the dross!

Duration:01:16:46

VUC728 - Storage Much

12/1/2018
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As usual, a wide-ranging discussion from storage to phones and other technologies. Bring coffee or drinks. Wasabi Cloud, Box.net, Dropbox, Carbonite mentioned among others.

Duration:01:12:14

VUC727 : Diaspora & Pluspora

11/24/2018
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As soon as Google announced the sunset of their failed social network, Google+ denizens began looking at alternatives. There’s plenty of time, the closure is scheduled for August 2019! Still, why invest any further time in a dying network? This week we talk about the many ways to communicate via open source platforms and software, especially the federated ones like Diaspora (and variants). An important step was taken with the creation of Pluspora, a Diaspora pod. This has already attracted...

Duration:01:07:37

VUC726 - Riot and the Matrix Protocol

11/17/2018
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Matrix describes itself: An open network for secure, decentralized communication. Here at VUC we’ve known and admired Matthew Hodges, Amandine and some of the team for a while. We were lucky to run into Ben Parsons at TAD Hack and also online moments before we went live. The original topic of Diaspora will be rescheduled. Privacy is particularly critical for a decentralized network like Matrix, where user data is replicated over all the servers participating in a room and so must be...

Duration:01:04:45

VUC725 - SignalWire

11/9/2018
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SignalWire delivers a cloud platform for building advanced communications products, applications, or enterprise infrastructure. Their APIs enable rapid application development on a managed elastic framework. It's our longtime friends from FreeSWITCH, Anthony, Brian, Mike and Erik, the serial telecommunications guy talk about what SignalWire is and how it came about.

Duration:01:08:44

VUC724 - Your Life is a Lime

11/2/2018
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The Dark Web, The Deep State, Kamailio World 2019 in Berlin in May, lots of camaraderie and plans to take over the world.

Duration:01:06:17

VUC723 - Your Life is a Lie

10/26/2018
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“Your Life Is A Lie” is not a meme. We’ve been convinced that we need property, ownership and money to give value and meaning to who and what we are. This paradigm is showing all its contradictions every day of our normal life but we’re programmed not to see them. Cui prodest? Video is here A TED Talk Corrado referred to Link from Michael Graves

Duration:00:58:35

VUC722 - Which Device and Which OS?

10/19/2018
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The discussion starts with the question of support, a primary concern when you invest in a new computer or phone. Your best bet is always to know who knows what they're doing in your entourage, community, or family. SSD is a must these days and we get into the specifics.

Duration:01:20:45

VUC721- Just Another Friday

10/12/2018
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big week for Google, including the announcement that Google+ will be dead next August. And some hardware stuff, I hear? Lots of folks at Astricon, but we'll have to wait until next week to hear about it.

Duration:01:05:25

VUC720 - Ungoogled Chromium

10/5/2018
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You can get an Ungoogled Chome version here. This is a version without the auto-login, no Google stuff in it, it’s pure open source Chromium. We talked about Astricon. The Supermicro "spy story" and more.

Duration:01:00:11

Vision 36: Guitarist and composer Eric Madis

9/28/2018
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Eric Madis is a Pacific Northwest recording artist and internationally recognized guitar instructor. His music reflects diverse and deep roots in American music: blues, jazz, country and Hawaiian. Eric has released five CD’s on Luna Records, and his music has appeared on film soundtracks, television and radio. Although best known for his solo and group work, Eric’s guitar artistry has appeared on numerous recordings and he has performed with a diversity of recording artists, including...

Duration:00:56:04

No Particular Place to Go

9/21/2018
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TLS for all the things! Google now installs certificates for your canonic domains on Blogger, for example, https://live.vuc.me. It even redirects from the http version. Cost of living. Food, not cars. New LTE bands on iPhone, e-SIM. According to Mac Rumors, "Gigabit-class LTE with 4x4 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, and Dual-SIM options with an included nano-SIM and eSIM for using two phone numbers at once. iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max support the most LTE bands ever in an iPhone." Session Video:...

Duration:01:05:31

Voices : Aldevis Tibaldi

9/18/2018
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Aldevis (pronounced like "Al Davis") is a transplant to London from Italy where he first learned music. I "met" him on a great site called Café" Saxophone [cafesaxophone.com] and wanted to hear how he saw saxophone playing and composing. Listen to his music on YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/AldevisT/videos Music excerpt: "A Gardenia in Dean Street" Aldevis Tibaldi tenor saxophone John Eacott trumpet Paul Taylor trombone Liam Dunachie piano Richard Sadler bass Chris Gale drums

Duration:00:31:49

Vision 33 : Tom Cannavan

9/14/2018
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Vision 33: Wine writer Tom Cannavan publishes wine-pages.com, and organises Festivals of Wine across the UK. Tom is a true pioneer of wine on the Internet, launching wine-pages.com back in 1995. Having previously picked up awards including Louis Roederer International Online Wine Writer of the Year and the Portuguese wine industry’s award as Wine Journalist of the Year, the latest trophy on his shelf is the big one: International Wine Communicator of the Year 2018. Tom is also a popular...

Duration:00:56:37

VUC 32 : Alan Quayle

9/7/2018
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One of our favorite guests, Alan Quayle joins to talk about the week and tells us what's coming for TADSummit in Lisbon November 13th and 14th. TADSummit is for practitioners across multiple industries to share their hard-won experiences. Learn from the people working at the coal-face of the industry in selling and solving problems for their customers using programmable telecoms.

Duration:01:17:37

VUC31 - Nowhere to Run

8/31/2018
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Some of the highlights of our week with topics too numerous... no, I'm too lazy to list them this Saturday morning in a hurry to actually post the file.

Duration:00:58:53

VUC 30 : August 24th : Dog Days

8/24/2018
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It's the end of the summer by most measures (except down under, but they can't hear us it's the middle of the night and anyway, it's the end of winter for them!) Surprise late-breaking news Digium/Sangoma news with David Duffett and Allison Smith Video is here

Duration:00:56:47

VUC29 : Google Fi, Moto G6, Google Voice, cryptocurrency and more

8/17/2018
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Tortuous return from 24 hours of travel, we talk about Google Fi, Google Voice and the Moto G6 which is a good value, then blockchain and cryptocurrencies and more.

Duration:00:49:15

VUC28 : Spam in IRC and other matters

8/10/2018
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Michael, Andy, Corrado and Jay consider the value of IRC as just one facet of our personal information online.

Duration:00:58:23