What the Flock is Going On – DTNS 3979

Flock cameras are used for neighborhood surveillance and can detect people, animals, and bicycles, but are best at detecting cars, specifically their license plates. Motherboard obtained hundreds of emails from about 20 police departments in the US detailing the use of a program called TALON to look up information collected from Flock cameras. More thanContinue reading “What the Flock is Going On – DTNS 3979”

Flipped Locally – DTNS 3978

Microsoft’s Ignite developers conference starts today. We take a look at all the big announcements from this year’s show and share what excites us most. Starring Tom Merritt, Chris Ashley, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter Instgram YouTube andContinue reading “Flipped Locally – DTNS 3978”

Google Updates Workspace Suite – DTNS 3977

Google updated its Workspace productivity suite (formerly known as G Suite) with new features focused on fostering “collaboration equity” between employees who work from home and employees who work in the office. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nicole Lee, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, videoContinue reading “Google Updates Workspace Suite – DTNS 3977”

Zooming in on Zoom Fatigue – DTNS 3976

Scientists at Stanford University studied why video conferencing is exhausting. We discuss their findings and share our own experiences with Zoom and video conferencing fatigue. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Follow us on Twitter InstgramContinue reading “Zooming in on Zoom Fatigue – DTNS 3976”

Super Tweets Get Super Follows – DTNS 3975

It’s no secret that Twitter has been looking into subscriptions as a source of revenue. At its Analyst Day presentation, the company announced its first offering in this lineup, Super Follows, which will let users charge their followers for access to additional content. In the demo, Twitter showed one example of a user paying $4.99Continue reading “Super Tweets Get Super Follows – DTNS 3975”

Go Update Roomba, You’re Drunk – DTNS 3974

Facebook Vice President of global affairs Nick Clegg wrote a blog post Wednesday saying Facebook plans to spend more than $1 billion on the news industry over the next three years. The post also reiterated Facebook’s position on the Australian Media Code which is to say, it prefers to make deals without being subject toContinue reading “Go Update Roomba, You’re Drunk – DTNS 3974”

Getting Your Game On! – DTNS 3973

Video game development is a popular career path for many people. But exactly how do you get into the industry? Is it something you can study for in college, gain a degree in and then apply for a job after graduation? We invited Bungie EP, Carrie Gouskos, to share her insights on how to breakContinue reading “Getting Your Game On! – DTNS 3973”

Meme Weaver – DTNS 3972

We share a clip of our interview Dr. Michael Geist, law professor at the University of Ottawa, about Australia’s ongoing issues with Google and Facebook, and what it means for the broader internet and media outlets around the globe. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click hereContinue reading “Meme Weaver – DTNS 3972”

I’m My Own Ferret Grandpa – DTNS 3971

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom unanimously upheld a lower court ruling in a 2016 case that Uber drivers are not independent contractors. What does this mean for Uber in the UK and will this set a precedent for governments elsewhere? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robb Dunewood, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download UsingContinue reading “I’m My Own Ferret Grandpa – DTNS 3971”

The Land Down Under Facebook’s Thumb – DTNS 3970

Facebook had just started blocking news links from Australian sources worldwide and blocking Australian Facebook users from seeing any news links, in anticipation of Australia passing a law that would require Facebook to pay publishers to link to news content. What were the effects of the Facebook’s block and will it change anything? Starring TomContinue reading “The Land Down Under Facebook’s Thumb – DTNS 3970”