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VUC39 - 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

VUC 38 - 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

VUC 37 - 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

Vision 27 : Callstats.io WebRTC in New Verticals

8/3/2018
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At CommCon in June, Callstats.io Product Manager Binoy Chemmagate presented some interesting thoughts about "The Emergence of WebRTC in New Verticals". Binoy and and Callstats CEO Varun Singh join this Friday to highlight new uses for real-time communications, especially interactive experiences. It spans new verticals including automotive, healthcare, VR/AR/MR, Surveillance, and finance, as well as new horizontals, including chatbots, emotion detection, and security.

Duration:00:56:35

Vision 26 : Jay Carpenter

7/27/2018
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Longtime contributor Jay Carpenter thought the upcoming Internet Archive‘s Decentralized Web Summit would be an interesting take off point this week. We’ll talk to Jay about his thoughts, starting here: “This is a gathering of the people that invented the Internet and the people that are inventing what will be next after the Internet. All of us are probably somewhat concerned about the centralization, control and concentration that has developed on a construct that started as...

Duration:00:52:57

Vision 25 : Tim Rowe, Composer & Consciousness Explorer

7/20/2018
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“Life is a mystery until you begin to dig deeper. I’ve spent the last 30 years digging deeper.” So begins the site of Tim Rowe, a longtime online friend and cohort. Tim doesn’t just hear voices, he uses his in numerous ways. We’ll hear all about that. Here's the video

Duration:01:02:53

Vision 24 : Giles Warham, World of Live Streaming

7/13/2018
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Giles Warham is our guest. His organisation, Step Back in Time TV CIC, is a not-for-profit community interest company. They specialise in live streaming and live video production. They can live stream your events or set you up to do it yourself. They can also provide technical support and informal training – either in person or via RTC. This YouTube playlist bears witness to some of their excellent work. Video version is here

Duration:01:02:26

Free for All

7/6/2018
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Left to our own devices, literally, we talk about the logic of the great British 220 volt outlet form and many other inconsequential topics. Just a group of friends having a good time, other than me being locked out of IRC.

Duration:00:54:42

CommCon UK 2018 Debriefing

6/29/2018
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Where we show some videos and stills of what went on this past week in Surry, England.

Duration:00:28:42

Vision 23 - Alan Duric

6/22/2018
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Alan Duric joins us to demo and talk about Wire for Teams.

Duration:00:45:54

Vision 22 : Ethan Winer

6/15/2018
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Author and musician Ethan Winer joins to talk about a number of Visions! I first heard Ethan Winer on the SGU podcast a few weeks ago, where he spoke about the myth of expensive speaker cables for audiophiles. When I contacted him for a guest appearance on VUC, I found out he is also a musician and has numerous other interests that we’ll enjoy sharing with the VUC community. Another wide-ranging discussion about the technologies we all think about and use daily. Video version Ethan...

Duration:01:08:28