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Will technology revolutionize education? How does jailbreaking work? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore a host of technological topics and trends in TechStuff, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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English

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Episodes

The Story of Valve Part One

9/22/2017
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How did Valve get started? We explore how two Microsoft Millionaires formed one of the most influential companies in PC gaming.

Duration: 01:01:10


Dot Com Part 2

9/20/2017
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In part two, we look at a few more companies that fizzled in the wake of the dotcom bubble bursting. From a quick-delivery service to a company that would pay your parking tickets, what happened?

Duration: 00:48:42


The Dot Com Bubble Companies

9/15/2017
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The Dot Com Bubble saw the rise and fall of many Web startups. We look a few, from Pets.com to Broadcast.com. What happened to those founders?

Duration: 00:57:30


The Origin of the iPhone: Part Two

9/13/2017
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We continue the discussion about the birth of the iPhone. As it turns out, it was a very difficult delivery. What's the story behind it?

Duration: 00:53:48


The Origin of the iPhone: Part One

9/8/2017
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It's been 10 years since the iPhone first went on sale. How did it come about and what has its impact been on technology?

Duration: 00:47:36


The Def Con Story

9/6/2017
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How did Def Con get started? What goes on there? And should you be worried about it?

Duration: 01:16:55


The History of Podcasting

9/1/2017
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From Internet Radio to the emergence of TechStuff, we look at the long and colorful history of podcasts.

Duration: 00:58:03


ATLAS and the LHC

8/30/2017
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What does the ATLAS detector do at the LHC? We explore the detector, the LHC, and hear from Kate Shaw and Steven Goldfarb who both work with ATLAS.

Duration: 00:36:14


The Soundcloud Story

8/25/2017
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The sound-hosting service SoundCloud narrowly avoided financial collapse in 2017. Where did it come from and can it become profitable?

Duration: 00:55:44


Hyperloop and the Boring Podcast

8/23/2017
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It's time to revisit the Hyperloop. What is the proposal, and how will it work? And what's up with Elon Musk's Boring Company?

Duration: 00:56:20


The Alienware Story

8/18/2017
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In 1996, a company set out to make its mark on the PC gaming industry. It became known as Alienware. How did it get started and where is it going?

Duration: 01:14:15


Musical Analysis at Moogfest

8/16/2017
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Producer extraordinaire Noel Brown visited Moogfest in 2017 and got a chance to talk with Alexander Lerch about musical analysis. And how can can analysis lead to generative music?

Duration: 00:47:41


Halt! Bot or Not?

8/11/2017
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Bots generate more Internet traffic than humans. How can you tell if someone chatting with you is a bot or not?

Duration: 00:50:20


AI: Friend or Foe?

8/9/2017
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Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have had a public disagreement about the nature of AI. Who is right? Are the bots on their way to destroy us?

Duration: 00:59:48


Becoming a Microchipped Cyborg

8/4/2017
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Employees at a vending company can elect to get an RFID microchip implant. What's the story behind this and is it a good idea?

Duration: 00:48:36


The History of Programming Languages Part Two

8/2/2017
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How have programming languages evolved over time? What was wrong with the old ones? How are more recent languages different from the ones first developed?

Duration: 00:44:14


The History of Programming Languages Part One

7/28/2017
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What was the first programming language? Why are they even necessary? Why are there so many different types of programming languages?

Duration: 00:53:56


How Weather Models Work

7/26/2017
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What sorcery is this? How do meteorologists actually make weather forecasts after collecting all that data?

Duration: 00:48:31


How Meteorologists Work

7/21/2017
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How do meteorologists predict the weather? We look at the tools meteorologists use to determine stuff like high and low temperatures, the chance of precipitation and more!

Duration: 01:19:26


How Weather Works

7/19/2017
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In an effort to understand meteorology, we first must understand how weather works. What are the complex variables that determine weather patterns?

Duration: 00:51:30

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