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TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Goes to RAMing Speed

Dodany: 14 grudnia 2018

What is RAM? Why do computers need RAM? How is RAM different from ROM? In this episode, Jonathan and Chris take a closer look at the nuts and bolts of RAM.Learn more about advertising on the...

Driverless Cars from 2007 to Today

Dodany: 13 grudnia 2018

In the wake of the 2007 Urban Challenge, several companies began to pour some serious money and effort into developing driverless car technology that could roll out onto real-world roads. From...

The 2007 Urban Challenge

Dodany: 12 grudnia 2018

How did the 2007 Urban Challenge differ from the two earlier DARPA Grand Challenges? And how did that set the stage for where autonomous cars would go next?Learn more about advertising on the...

The DARPA Grand Challenges

Dodany: 11 grudnia 2018

In the mid 2000s, the Department of Defense R&D agency DARPA sponsored competitions in an effort to kickstart autonomous car technology. This is the story of the 2004 and 2005 challenges.Learn more...

Driverless Cars: The Early Concepts

Dodany: 10 grudnia 2018

Wouldn't it be awesome if your car took you where you needed to go without you having to touch the wheel? In this episode, we look at the history behind the driverless car concept.Learn more about...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Looks for Abandonware

Dodany: 7 grudnia 2018

What is abandonware? Can you acquire abandonware legally? What does copyright law have to do with abandonware? In this episode, Jonathan and Chris break down the basics of abandonware, how it...

Time After Time Travel

Dodany: 6 grudnia 2018

If there were a time traveler among us, how would we know? Jonathan takes a look at various strategies to catch that pesky time traveler who may be meddling with your life.Learn more about...

TechStuff Visits Mars

Dodany: 5 grudnia 2018

There's no doubt about it: Mars is trying to kill you. It's just not very good at ranged attacks. But get close enough? BAM! What challenges will we have to overcome if we ever visit Mars?Learn...

InSight into Mars

Dodany: 4 grudnia 2018

On November 26, 2018, NASA engineers and scientists celebrated upon receiving confirmation that the Martian lander InSight had touched down successfully. What does InSight do and what will it tell...

TechStuff Enters the Wasteland

Dodany: 3 grudnia 2018

Where did the Fallout series of games come from and how have they evolved? From its origins as a game engine experiment from Interplay to the newly released online game Fallout 76, we take a look...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff withdraws from an ATM

Dodany: 30 listopada 2018

Who invented the automated teller machine? How do ATMs keep track of your money? What is an ATM skimmer? Join Chris and Jonathan as they take a deeper look at the past and present tech of...

TechStuff Gets Scooting

Dodany: 29 listopada 2018

It seems like electric scooters are everywhere and dockless scooter businesses are becoming the next big thing. Where did these companies come from and why have some cities pushed back?Learn more...

TCP and its History

Dodany: 28 listopada 2018

We look at the history of the Transmission Control Protocol and why the next version of HTTP won't be relying upon it. What does TCP do and how does it work?Learn more about advertising on the...

Is E3 Still Relevant?

Dodany: 27 listopada 2018

In mid November, 2018, Sony dropped a bombshell - the company would not attend the 2019 E3 conference. Has the video game trade show outlived its usefulness?Learn more about advertising on the...

Heigh-Ho Hydrogen

Dodany: 26 listopada 2018

Hydrogen is the most plentiful substance in the universe. Could it also be the fuel of the future? In this episode, we look at the challenges and opportunities related to a hydrogen economy.Learn...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Looks at Night Vision

Dodany: 23 listopada 2018

What are the two main types of night vision? How can you see heat? Why do some night vision systems only display in monochromatic green? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore the tech behind...

Facebook's Accountability Problem

Dodany: 22 listopada 2018

A piece in the New York Times examined how Facebook navigated a tricky situation through questionable strategies in the wake of multiple scandals. What did the journalists find out and how has...

The History of Cyber Monday

Dodany: 21 listopada 2018

What is Black Friday, and how did it spawn Cyber Monday? From business trends to marketing schemes, we take a look at the history of holiday shopping online.Learn more about advertising on the...

How AI Can Make You Look Like a Better Dancer

Dodany: 20 listopada 2018

Today, it's possible to manipulate photos and videos in ways that were unthinkable just a few years ago. We look at a research project that uses computers and AI to map the movements of...

The Boring Podcast

Dodany: 19 listopada 2018

How do tunneling machines work? We look at the science and tech behind burrowing under the Earth. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at...