DTNS 2725 – CortanaOS

Are virtual assistants the next app store? As Microsoft pushes Cortana served by Azure, to take over mobile Amazon’s leveraging Alexa to win your home. Justin Young and Tom Merritt discuss. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanksContinue reading “DTNS 2725 – CortanaOS”

DTNS 2724 – Bash on Windows 10

Bots as a service, Holoens ships, and Bash integrated in Windows. But did Microsoft do anything to assuage Tim Sweeney’s criticism of the closed Windows Universal Platform? Scott Johnson and Tom Merritt discuss. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. AContinue reading “DTNS 2724 – Bash on Windows 10”

DTNS 2723 – FBI Says “Nevermind, We Got It.”

In-game purchases are made by almost nobody. So how do the games make $10 billion a year? Patrick Beja and Tom Merritt discuss whether the same thing that made spam a success works for mobile games. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow usContinue reading “DTNS 2723 – FBI Says “Nevermind, We Got It.””

DTNS 2722 – Always Bet on Bot

Chat bots are getting a lot of buzz. Are they for real? Are the better for consumers or developers? Matt Hartman shares his insights with Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A special thanks toContinue reading “DTNS 2722 – Always Bet on Bot”

Guest Post: Why VR Might be For Real This Time

This guest post is from Travis Falstad who we met at last week’s DTNS meetup. Travis Falstad is an entrepreneur and builds new products. You can find out more about Travis at travisfalstad.com. Recently Allison Sheridan sent me a link to an episode of Computer Chronicles about Virtual Reality from 1992. Stewart Cheifet does anContinue reading “Guest Post: Why VR Might be For Real This Time”

Weekly Tech Views – March 26, 2016

Real tech stories. Really shaky analysis. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hitting theaters is a nice reminder that the Weekly Tech Views is to tech news what Lex Luthor is to Superman.   In Their Defense, I Did Start Conversations With “Here I Am, What Were Your Other Two Wishes?” Microsoft has launched aContinue reading “Weekly Tech Views – March 26, 2016”

DTNS 2720 – DTNS(require(“tech-news”))

When one javascript module developer got angry it brought down a big chunk of the Internet. But it was fixed in less than two hours. Is this good news or bad news? Darren Kitchen and Tom Merritt discuss while Len Peralta illustrates! MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) fromContinue reading “DTNS 2720 – DTNS(require(“tech-news”))”

DTNS 2719 – Smells Like AI Spirit

It doesn’t seem like there can be an Uber for anything but Uber. Is that because of the VC funding crunch. Is winter coming to startups? Justin Young and Tom Merritt discuss. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Follow us on Soundcloud. A specialContinue reading “DTNS 2719 – Smells Like AI Spirit”

DTNS 2718 – Tick-Tock, Intel Ran Out the Clock

The RIAA reported $7.1 billion in revenue for the music business in 2015, the best since 2011. But don’t worry, they still explain why they’re in trouble and need more of your money. Tom Merritt, Scott Johnson and Jason Howell explain why. MP3 Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) fromContinue reading “DTNS 2718 – Tick-Tock, Intel Ran Out the Clock”