Episode #11 – Should Apple Crack their own security? And VR goes big.

Its time for a fresh podcast as I can’t stay silent for too long! Apple is challenged by the FBI to weaken the security of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhones, but it could set a dangerous precident for both privacy and security for all Apple customers going forward. And on the VR and AR front everyone throws… Read More Episode #11 – Should Apple Crack their own security? And VR goes big.

Episode #10 – Star Wars, SpaceX, Netflix Algorithms… and more

I give my numerical review of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, discuss the implications of the FAA’s Drone Registration rules on privacy, Netflix rolls out new compression algorithms to deliver more entertainment with less bandwidth, Dating sites get hacked (no a different one this time), someone develops metal that is 99% air by… Read More Episode #10 – Star Wars, SpaceX, Netflix Algorithms… and more

Episode #9 – Billion Dollar AI, Climate Consensus, and Virtual Tom Hanks

It has been entirely too long since I last recorded a podcast… that’s been for various reasons, safe to say none of the excuses are quite that good, but seeing all the people listening while I was away encouraged me to start again. So here’s a fresh one for you Elon Musk and several Silicon… Read More Episode #9 – Billion Dollar AI, Climate Consensus, and Virtual Tom Hanks

Episode #8 – Water on Mars? Android on Blackberry? And other impossible things…

NASA announces the discover of flowing water on Mars with High Resolution photos from its orbiting satellite, Amazon announces delivering-packages-as-a-service with Amazon FLEX, Twitter considers cutting loose its 140 character limit to boost its flagging innovation, Apple makes $25 Billion off the Enterprise, and Blackberry announces an Android phone… also news: Blackberry still exists.  All… Read More Episode #8 – Water on Mars? Android on Blackberry? And other impossible things…

Episode #7: Is ad-blocking ethical? …and Facebook tracks you even more than before.

Is it Monday again already? Well, sure as heck-fire i’ve got a Podcast for you then. In this episode: The ethics of ad blocking now that iOS 9 has unleashed ad blocking apps on the world and enabled them on Safari, VW risks up to $18 Billion in fines for deceiving the EPA with its… Read More Episode #7: Is ad-blocking ethical? …and Facebook tracks you even more than before.

Podcast #6: Apple builds a Trojan Horse, Android gets secure-ish, and more…

Happy Monday!  Must mean its another podcast, this time #6 in an infinite part series… In this Episode: Apple aims at Productivity with the iPad Pro, but the chip inside (the A9X) may be more important… Android gets scared into monthly updates by the StageFright exploit, the DOJ wrongfully accuses a Professor of espionage after… Read More Podcast #6: Apple builds a Trojan Horse, Android gets secure-ish, and more…

Podcast Episode 5: Uber Delivers, Drone Crashes, Car Recalls and warrants for Stingrays

I’m releasing a special [?] short Labor Day episode where we still manage to discuss Stingray devices (Fake cell towers) needing Federal warrants when used by the FBI/DEA and others, Fiat-Chrysler recalling 8k cars for hacking risk, a Drone crash at the US Open that got a New York City teacher arrested, and Uber eyeing… Read More Podcast Episode 5: Uber Delivers, Drone Crashes, Car Recalls and warrants for Stingrays