TechStuff

The Birth of the Electric Chair

Dodany: 11 listopada 2019

At the end of the 19th century, it seemed like there was nothing electricity couldn't do. So could it be used as a way to humanely carry out the death penalty? We learn about the invention of the...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Takes the Ingress

Dodany: 8 listopada 2019

What is an alternate reality game? What is Ingress? How do you play the game? Join Jonathan and Chris as they introduce you to the world of Ingress and alternate reality gaming. Learn more about...

The Trials and Tribulations of the 737 MAX

Dodany: 6 listopada 2019

What happened with Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft and why did the CEO of the company appear before the US Congress? We learn about the flight control system that led to tragedy and the controversy...

The Basics of Electricity

Dodany: 4 listopada 2019

What's the difference between voltage and current? What is resistance? What are the units of measurement associated with electricity? Learn more about your ad-choices at...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Gets MegaUploaded

Dodany: 1 listopada 2019

What was Megaupload? Why did the US federal government pursue Megaupload? Why is the Megaupload case so complicated? Join Chris and Jonathan as they shed some light on the Megaupload, from its...

Scams and Hoaxes

Dodany: 30 października 2019

The Internet can be a great place but it's also the host for some pretty sneaky scams out there. In this episode, we look at some common schemes to take advantage of unsuspecting victims and how...

The Shocking History of Electricity in Medicine

Dodany: 28 października 2019

For more than 200 years, doctors have experimented with using electricity to treat everything from liver disease to severe depression to varying degrees of success. We look at the history behind...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Looks at Industrial Light and Magic

Dodany: 25 października 2019

What is Industrial Light and Magic, and when did it get its start? What is ILM's relationship to Pixar? What technologies did ILM pioneer? Join Jonathan and Chris as they shed some light on ILM....

TechStuff ReRun: The Wonderful World of Audio Animatronics

Dodany: 23 października 2019

Jonathan is about to head to Walt Disney World (he'll be back by the time this publishes). But he doesn't want to leave you without an episode, so here's one about Disney's audio animatronics from...

Machine Consciousness

Dodany: 21 października 2019

Is it really possible for a machine to achieve consciousness? What does consciousness even mean? From philosophy to technological obstacles, we look at the problems and possibilities. Learn more...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Rides in Electric Cars

Dodany: 18 października 2019

How do electric motors work? Are electric vehicles a new idea? Why aren't there more electric vehicles on the road today? Join Jonathan and Chris as they power through the past, present and...

The Modern Submarine

Dodany: 16 października 2019

How did the modern submarine develop? What kind of technology is on a submarine? How do they navigate?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

TechStuff Dives into Submarines

Dodany: 14 października 2019

How do submarines work? When were they invented? In this episode, we explore the truths (and myths) about the origin of submarines. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Gets an ESRB Rating

Dodany: 11 października 2019

What is the ESRB? What procedure does the ESRB follow to rate games? What do the different ratings mean? Join the guys as they demystify the inner workings of the Entertainment Software Rating...

TechStuff Takes a Gander at Propaganda

Dodany: 9 października 2019

The University of Oxford Computational Propaganda Research Project issued a report on how countries around the world are manipulating people with misinformation. What's YOUR country up to? Learn...

TechStuff Looks through a Telescope

Dodany: 7 października 2019

From the physics of light to ingenious uses of a mirror, we look at the history of telescopes and how they work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Jumps From Space

Dodany: 5 października 2019

How did the Stratos jump work? What sort of technology was inside the capsule? How did Felix's suit work? Join Jonathan and Chris as they leap into the tech behind this groundbreaking jump. Learn...

Introducing: Behind the Influence

Dodany: 3 października 2019

Pop Culture expert Tatiana Carrier introduces Behind the Influence, an interview series featuring the world’s most influential streamers, Youtubes, tech giants, and everything in between. Listen...

The Rise and Fall of G4 TV

Dodany: 2 października 2019

A TV and movie producer thought that he could do for video games what MTV did for music videos. But the G4 channel would end up alienating the very viewers it sought to attract. Learn more about...

The TechTV Story

Dodany: 30 września 2019

In the late 1990s, a new television channel aimed at the computer crowd launched. It would last six years before a merger would effectively end it all. This is the TechTV story. Learn more about...