2019 Retro Episode – DTNS 3684

DTNS from the past as the gang revisits Friday Dec 18th, 2009 to share and discuss that day’s most important tech news. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks toContinue reading “2019 Retro Episode – DTNS 3684”

Every Move You Make… I’ll Be Watching You – DTNS 3681

A leaked dataset from a location data company revealed the movements of 12M+ Americans with 50B location pings across major cities between 2016 and 2017. Should we be concerned and if so what should be do about it? Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Shannon Morse, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here MultipleContinue reading “Every Move You Make… I’ll Be Watching You – DTNS 3681”

Deep Fake Nine – DTNS 3680

Ars Technica’s Timothy Lee has an article detailing how he created a semi-realistic deepfake. What did Tim learn about the process and lessons can take away from his experience? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. PleaseContinue reading “Deep Fake Nine – DTNS 3680”

Boring Tech is a Gift in Itself – DTNS 3679

We give up our holiday tech-gift recommendations. Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang, Rich Stroffolino, Amos MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible. If you are willingContinue reading “Boring Tech is a Gift in Itself – DTNS 3679”

A Face to Fool Us All – DTNS 3678

How is plastic surgery and social media creating a new synthetic idealized vision of beauty, fooling facial recognition systems with face masks, and how delivery drivers in Mexico are using Google Maps and WhatsApp to stay safe. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versionsContinue reading “A Face to Fool Us All – DTNS 3678”

The Drone Hippo-thesis – DTNS 3677

This Week in Science’s Blair Bazdarich explains how low-cost consumer quad-copter drones can help save Hippos and their habitat. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Blair Bazdarich, Len Peralta MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanksContinue reading “The Drone Hippo-thesis – DTNS 3677”

It’s Crap At Chess – DTNS 3676

Apple News will be hosting the next four DNC Presidential debates. Is this significant for Apple News and if so what will it mean for future Presidential debate coverage? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. PleaseContinue reading “It’s Crap At Chess – DTNS 3676”

BlueSky’s The Limit – DTNS 3675

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced the company will fund an independent project called Bluesky to develop an “open and decentralized standard for social media.” Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org. Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts.Continue reading “BlueSky’s The Limit – DTNS 3675”

No End To End To End Encryption – DTNS 3674

In letters sent to US Attorney General Bill Barr and UK and Australian leaders Facebook has stated it will not remove encryption from WhatsApp. What exactly were those governments looking for in encryption and what does it mean for the end user? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Patrick Beja. MP3 Download Using aContinue reading “No End To End To End Encryption – DTNS 3674”