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The Birth of Magnavox.

We dive into the early history of radio transmissions and learn about the founding of Magnavox. Along the way, we also learn about spark gap transmitters, arc transmitters and why it was difficult to break into radio in the early days. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

TechStuff Classic: Do We Need Humanoid Robots?

In this classic episode, Josh Clark joins the podcast to talk about humanoid robots. Why are we so concerned about building them and are they a good idea? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Tech News: Mark Zuckerberg is on the Hot Seat

The Attorney General for Washington DC has named Mark Zuckerberg as a defendant in a lawsuit about Cambridge Analytica. Some companies hope to put a private space station in orbit in a few years. And the Boring Company gets closer to its plans for Las Vegas. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

What is the metaverse?

In Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash," we were introduced to the concept of a metaverse. Now companies like Facebook are working to make their own version. But what is it? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Tech News: Investigating Amazon

Members of Congress imply that it might be time to begin a criminal investigation into Amazon. Facebook's AI isn't up to the task of clamping down on hate speech. And NASA wants to build a communications network for the Moon. Plus more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

The Video Game Crash of 1983

What caused the great video game crash of 1983 in North America? Was it too many lousy, cheap games? Was it the home computer? Was it E.T.? Or was it more complicated than that? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Has the US lost the cyber war already?

Former Pentagon chief software officer Nicolas Chaillan resigned, citing frustrations regarding trying to bring the US Department of Defense up to speed with respect to cyber security and warfare. He said that China has effectively won the cyber battle. Is he right? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Tech News: Amazon and Facebook Under Scrutiny

This episode is all about issues at Amazon and Facebook as the two companies try to fend off allegations that the companies engage in anti competitive practices. Plus we learn a bit about how Facebook is pursuing AI research. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

RERUN: Are we in cyber war?

In this classic episode, Jonathan and Chris Pollette talk about the realities of cyber warfare. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Tech News: Facebook's Very Bad Week

Last week, Facebook was dealing with a whistleblower. This week, the company might have another one. Plus stories about Amazon corporate employees working from home indefinitely, Microsoft blocking a massive DDoS attack and Magic Leap trying to bounce back. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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