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All Broken Up About Facebook

Dodany: 22 maja 2019

On May 9, 2019, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times calling for the US government to break up Facebook into three smaller companies. What's the story...

The Black Box Problem

Dodany: 20 maja 2019

A black box in tech is something that hides how it works away from view or understanding, and it can cause big problems. This episode is about critical thinking and unrealistic expectations. Learn...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Plays the Slot Machines

Dodany: 17 maja 2019

How did the earliest slot machines work? How do modern slot machines use random number generators? Where are you more likely to find slot machines that pay out frequently? Listen in as Chris and...

Behind the Jargon of the Film Industry

Dodany: 15 maja 2019

What's the difference between a Gaffer and the Best Boy? What do all the roles on a movie set actually mean? We look at the tech and terminology of film sets. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

How Google Won the Search War

Dodany: 13 maja 2019

Before Google, there were half a dozen search engines to choose from. What happened to them? How did Google pass them by to become a multibillion dollar company? Learn more about your ad-choices at...

TechStuff Classic:TechStuff Mines Some Asteroids

Dodany: 10 maja 2019

Why would we want to mine asteroids? How might we manage the mining operation? What is Planetary Resource's plan? Join Chris and Jonathan as they explore mining asteroids. Learn more about your...

Droning about Drone Regulations

Dodany: 8 maja 2019

Recently, Alphabet company Wing received FAA approval for Air Carrier status. What does that mean? And what are the regulations about drones? Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Introducing Sleepwalkers

Dodany: 7 maja 2019

Introducing SleepwalkersThis is Sleepwalkers. With secret labs and expert guests, Oz Woloshyn and Karah Preiss explore the thrill of the AI revolution hands-on, to see how we can stay in control of...

The MP3 Revolution

Dodany: 6 maja 2019

Digital files would become the biggest disruption to the entertainment industry since the dawn of recorded media. From piracy to a shift away from personal ownership, we look at how the mp3 and...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Investigates Operation Ghost Click

Dodany: 4 maja 2019

How does a Domain Name Server work? What are rogue Domain Name Servers? How can you tell if you have the DNSChanger malware? Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Investigates Operation Ghost Click

Dodany: 4 maja 2019

How does a Domain Name Server work? What are rogue Domain Name Servers? How can you tell if you have the DNSChanger malware? Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Blu-ray vs HD DVD

Dodany: 1 maja 2019

When companies settled on the DVD standard, they avoided a format war. But the high-definition market wasn't going to be so lucky. Sony and Toshiba faced off to see whose format would win out in...

Rise of the CD

Dodany: 29 kwietnia 2019

The compact disc was a big hit for the music industry. Cheap to produce with a high profit margin, the CD promised to deliver high fidelity sound to an eager audience. Here's the story of how the...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Goes for a Google Drive

Dodany: 26 kwietnia 2019

What is Google Drive? How does cloud storage work? How does Google Drive compare to other online storage properties? Listen in as Chris and Jonathan take you behind the wheel of Google Drive in...

Tracking Changes in Media: VCRs and CDs

Dodany: 24 kwietnia 2019

While the audio cassette was changing the music industry, the videocassette was wreaking havoc with Hollywood. And a new player, a CD player, was in the wings waiting. Learn more about your...

Making Media Personal: Mix Tapes

Dodany: 22 kwietnia 2019

The development of the magnetic recording process changed the entertainment industry. In this episode, we look at the rise of tape, including the 8-track and the compact cassette. Learn more about...

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Goes on Autopilot

Dodany: 19 kwietnia 2019

Who invented autopilot? How can autopilot maintain control of an airplane? What happens if the autopilot system fails? Join Chris and Jonathan as they answer these questions and more in this...

Media Madness: TV Challenges Film

Dodany: 17 kwietnia 2019

In the second part on our series of media and tech, we look at how the rise of television forced the film industry to change. We also learn about the rise of cable television and the further...

Media and You: From Records to Film

Dodany: 15 kwietnia 2019

In this first episode in a series, we look at how media, business and consumption has changed as technology has evolved, starting with early records and film. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

TechStuff Classic: Tech’s Biggest Acquisition Stories

Dodany: 12 kwietnia 2019

What were some of the most successful tech acquisitions? Which acquisitions failed to make any headway? How much did each user of Broadcast.com cost Yahoo? Learn more about tech acquisitions with...