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The *Nixed Report covers technology and topics that have a popular following but are often overlooked or misunderstood and/or misrepresented by traditional media venus.

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English


Episodes

Episode 57: Tor, Proxies, VPN's, Oh My!

9/16/2014
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Part two of the Free Flow of Information Series focuses on ways of getting around online censorship.

Duration: 00:40:50


Episode 56: Net Neutrality

9/10/2014
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This is part one of the Free Flow of Information Series. Thomas Holbrook II and Steven Tompkins discuss Net Neutrality and the best way to implement it.

Duration: 01:11:51


Episode 45: New Scientific Discoveries

3/2/2014
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Ah, March is upon us. A change in the seasons is the perfect time to talk about recent discoveries in science that could change everything.

Duration: 00:26:04


Episode 43: Weird Stuff About Our US Presidents.

2/17/2014
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Thomas, Stephen, and Steven talk about some of the strange facts surrounding some of our Presidents and founding fathers.

Duration: 00:27:57


Episode 42: The Sochi Olympics

2/10/2014
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Thomas and Steven Tompkins discuss Sochi and the controversies surrounding the Winter Olympics.

Duration: 00:41:33


Episode 40: 2014 Predictions

1/27/2014
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Thomas, Stephen, and Steven discuss their predictions for 2014.

Duration: 01:02:09


Episode 39: 2013 Roundup

1/21/2014
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Thomas, Stephen, and Steven each talk about two events that shook things up in 2013.

Duration: 00:51:14


Episode 38: The Raspberry Pi

1/14/2014
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This tiny device that retails for under $50 (if you buy a third party case) packs quite a punch. Thomas Holbrook II and Steven Tompkins talk about the Pi and some of the interesting things one can do with it.

Duration: 00:34:13


Episode 36: Reflecting On 2013

12/30/2013
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As 2013 comes to a close, Thomas looks back and reflects on what worked, what didn't, and how to improve from here on out. The ending includes some highlights of the year, from the serious to the humorous.

Duration: 00:26:42


Episode 35: XBox One, Playstation 4, and Video Game Consoles!

12/22/2013
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Holbrook, Kelley, and Tompkins discuss the latest consoles and compare them to old school consoles. My how times have changed, and so has the stability of the hardware.

Duration: 00:51:48


Episode 34: Black Friday and Retail Stories

12/16/2013
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Thomas and Stephen Kelley talk about their experiences with Black Friday and share some retail stories as well.

Duration: 00:36:00


Episode 33: Trolling

12/10/2013
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The idea of trolling, or stirring the pot so to speak, is as old as civilization itself. Thomas and Stephen Kelley talk about some instances of trolling online and in real life.

Duration: 00:41:08


Episode 32: Food. Oh (Not So) Glorious Food!

11/24/2013
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Right in time for Thanksgiving, Thomas and Steven talk some of the suprisingly terrible things about some of our favorite foods.

Duration: 00:38:11


Episode 30: Easter Eggs, Glitches, Oh My!

11/11/2013
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Thomas, Steven, and Stephen discuss easter eggs and glitches found in video games, software, and on healthcare.gov.

Duration: 00:46:09


Episode 29: Continuing Your Education

11/4/2013
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What if you could continue your education without paying high tuition rates? Thomas and Stephen Kelley discuss venues such as EdX and Coursera.

Duration: 00:33:32


Episode 28: Lost Episodes of Dr. Who

10/28/2013
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For various reasons, many episodes from Dr. Who, a BBC show, were lost before the series was revived in the modern era. Some of these episodes were found in Nigeria of all places. Stephen Kelley breaks down the loss of episodes and the recovery process.

Duration: 00:36:16


Episode 27: Enter Steven Tompkins

10/21/2013
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Steven Tompkins joins the podcast as a new co-host to discuss the latest Ubuntu release as well as technology in general.

Duration: 00:45:57


The *Nixed Report Episode 0

10/1/2013
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Thomas Holbrook II and Stephen Kelley discuss just one of the reasons for the existence of new media; old media executives have refused to listen to the needs of their audience.

Duration: 00:32:35


Episode 1: Steam for Linux and Indy Gaming

10/1/2013
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Thomas and Stephen talk about Valve's release of Steam for Linux-based platforms and indy gaming.

Duration: 00:30:52


Episode 2: All is Fun in Politics and Wrestling

10/1/2013
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Thomas and Stephen discuss Jack Swagger's "Real American" gimmick and whether it paints a false picture regarding Libertarinism or those with Libertarian leanings.

Duration: 00:33:42

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