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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
 
Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Dark Dice is a horror actual-play D&D podcast that uses immersive soundscapes to create an added layer of immersion. Six travelers embark on a journey into the ruinous domain of the nameless god. They will never be the same again.
 
Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.
 
This is the official podcast of Tested.com. Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!
 
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.
 
Big tech is changing every aspect of our world. But how? And at what cost? In this special four-part series, Recode teams up with Eater to unbox the evolving world of food delivery. Find out how the rise of investor-backed third-party delivery apps has dramatically changed consumer behavior, helped create a modern gig workforce, disrupted small businesses, and potentially changed our relationship with food forever. New episodes every Tuesday starting June 22. From Recode, Eater, and the Vox ...
 
Foundering is an award-winning, serialized podcast from the journalists at Bloomberg Technology. Each season, Foundering brings you inside a different high-stakes drama from the technology industry, where its companies are wielding unprecedented capital and power.
 
It's Game of the Year meets King of the Hill as four of Earth's best friends – Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Chris Plante, and Russ Frushtick – rank and review their favorite video games. Because shouldn't the world's best friends pick the world's best games?
 
Silicon Valley has a solution for everything, but who do its ideas really serve? Every Thursday, Paris Marx is joined by a new guest to critically examine the tech industry, its thought leaders, and the worldview it spreads. They challenge the notion that tech alone can drive our world forward by showing that separating tech from politics has consequences for us all, especially the most vulnerable. But if tech won't save us, what will? This podcast isn't simply about tearing tech down; it al ...
 
Welcome to Critical Role, where a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors sit around and play Dungeons & Dragons! Join Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer and an all-star cast of world-class performers each week as they travel through imaginary realms for more adventure than you can shake a magic staff at. Need a deeper dive? Be sure to catch Talks Machina with Brian W. Foster, the official Critical Role companion show, right here on Critical Role.
 
DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments. Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the great ...
 
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The self-driving software firm Embark Trucks said Wednesday it plans to go public in a deal that would raise more than $600 million and value the company at more than $5 billion. Alphabet’s Waymo just raised $2.5 billion in fresh funding as it tries to expand its self-driving taxi fleet outside of Phoenix. Chris Gerdes is a professor of mechanical …
 
Paris Marx is joined by Eoin Higgins to discuss why tech companies and venture capital firms are launching their own media verticals, what Marc Andreessen hopes to get out of Clubhouse and Substack, and why Jeff Bezos may have a better approach to media. Eoin Higgins is a freelance journalist and writes on Substack under The Flashpoint. Follow Eoin…
 
Amid a patchwork of regulatory concerns about the employment status of gig workers, drivers for Uber, Lyft and others are flocking to apps that help them do things like track pay and dispute customer complaints. Reporter Preetika Rana joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss what's behind their rise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
 
Accessibility in video games is an often unnoticed and unappreciated aspect of game development. We ask two game developers to help us understand the work and guidelines they use to ensure that everyone can enjoy video gaming despite their disabilities. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Jennifer Ash, Andrew Davis, Roger Chang, Joe. L…
 
Five Anti-Big Tech bills, Windows 11 leak, WWW as an NFT, Right to repair Read The Five Big Tech Bills Congress Just Introduced. Lina Khan Named F.T.C. Chair by Biden. Pros and Cons of Amazon's Sidewalk Network. Plus, How to Opt Out. Will Apple Mail threaten the newsletter boom? A top tech journalist shares the pitch deck he uses to sell ads on his…
 
id Software's Quake came out 25 years ago this week, and it also changed both of our lives. In this episode we wax nostalgic about the astonishing legacy of technical innovations Quake brought to game design, the ways it inspired our fascination with everything from client/server networking to NeXT workstations, the communities and studios that spr…
 
People are heading outdoors this summer. Transportation services—from airlines to rental car companies to public transit agencies—are offering deals and prizes to woo travelers onto their platforms after many long months of sagging business. But they also have to figure out how to handle the surge in demand, especially after being forced to make ma…
 
Sir Tim Berners-Lee surprises observers by using the latest tech craze to raise funds for charity. Plus, we visit the Founders Forum ClimateTech Summit to hear entrepreneurs’ ideas for tackling the environmental emergency. And will wearable health devices one day be replaced by implanted sensors? Presented by Rory Cellan-Jones, with senior BBC tech…
 
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk to Verge senior editor Tom Warren about leaks of Microsoft's Windows 11 UI and announcements from E3 2021. Verge politics reporter Makena Kelly explains how Republicans and Democrats are gearing up to fight tech monopolies. Verge managing editor Alex Cranz joins the show to talk about Google's updates to Messages an…
 
Lina Khan has not only been confirmed as FTC commissioner, she’s also been named FTC chair. Waymo raises a big new round, which is soops interesting. Spotify joins the audio rooms sweepstakes. A Windows 11 build leaks. And forget Apple Stores, would you visit an actual Apple Health Clinic? Sponsors: Tovala.com/ride Cybereason.com Links: Biden Names…
 
Now that the Mighty Nein's Campaign 2 adventures have come to an end, the cast sits down for a roundtable discussion of every arc of their journey. To join in our live and moderated community chat, please head on over to our Twitch channel at: https://twitch.tv/criticalrole --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcas…
 
The use of deepfake technology to manipulate video and audio for malicious purposes -- whether it's to stoke violence or defame politicians and journalists -- is becoming a real threat. As these tools become more accessible and their products more realistic, how will they shape what we believe about the world? In a portentous talk, law professor Da…
 
FemmeAndroid tries to do a good deed…but instead finds herself in a battle to save a place she loves. Some helpful links: FemmeAndroid’s Patreon for her webcomic Bodies. If you or someone you know is feeling depressed or just needing to talk to someone, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Find more resources for people …
 
Uber is one of many examples we’ve discussed on this show that has changed the world with big data analysis. With over 8 million users, 1 billion Uber trips and people driving for Uber in over 400 cities and 66 countries, Uber has redefined an entire industry in a very short time frame. It’s difficult to find precise details about Uber’s big data i…
 
Bob Nelson is hoping cryonics will become the business boon he's been expecting. Operating on a shoestring budget and employing the most primitive methods of freezing and storing bodies, Nelson struggles to stay in business. He continues to believe he’s one step from the big time. But a series of miscalculations and unforeseen complications leave h…
 
Big Tech's punishment train has been en route for years, but now that it's almost arrived, are we getting onboard? Plus Mike's recent tech woes and Chris' special surprise waiting for him in the studio. Sponsored By: A Cloud Guru: A Cloud Guru now includes Cloud Playground. Azure, AWS, or GCP Sandboxes at your fingertips. Linode: Receive a $100 60-…
 
Guest Matthew Gracey-McMinn joins us from Netacea to speak with Dave about security issues with streaming services, Joe shares some follow-up from listener Jason about a bracelet sale mentioned a few episodes ago, Joe's story is from UMBC about AI-generated fake news reports, Dave's got a story about a replacement scam for a hardware wallet used fo…
 
Trying to predict the future is a timeless and time-consuming pursuit. Artificial Intelligence is increasingly being enlisted to the cause, but so too are “super-forecasters” – a new coterie of individuals with remarkable predictive powers. But what are their limits and what does their rise say about the still popular notion of collective intellige…
 
Ticketed Space and Super Follows begin to roll out, and depending on how you slice it, folks stand to make a ton of money… or a ton of money for the app stores. Speaking of, Apple launches a PR campaign defending the App Store on security grounds. Microsoft becomes the second company to reach the $2 trillion dollar club. And you know about phishing…
 
Overcrowded clinics, extensive wait times and overworked doctors are taking a devastating toll on mothers and children in India. In this eye-opening talk, urogynecologist and TED Fellow Aparna Hegde exposes the systemic gaps that lead to preventable deaths every minute -- and introduces scalable, affordable and empowering tech solutions that improv…
 
The median sale price of an existing home rose to a record $350,300 last month, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. Sales of existing homes fell in May for the fourth straight month as competition for the few homes available continued to push up prices. Last week, Zillow announced an update to its tool for esti…
 
The quantity and quality of a company’s data can mean the difference between a major success or major failure. Companies like Google have used big data from its earliest days to steer their product suite in the direction consumers need. Other companies, like Apple, didn’t always use big data analytics to drive product design, but they do now. The c…
 
In recent weeks, some scholars have seen their LinkedIn accounts blocked and posts removed in China, over so-called "prohibited content." Reporter Liza Lin joins host Amanda Lewellyn to break down what we're seeing, and how the incidents illustrate the trade-offs tech companies must make when operating in China. Learn more about your ad choices. Vi…
 
One Hundred Percent with Marcus Lemonis is a little bit of a masterclass, a cocktail party and a Sunday drive all wrapped up into 30 minutes with an audience invited to listen in. Marcus values family, community, character and ethics and helps small business owners who need his guidance and investment. His process is very personal and provides valu…
 
Picture of the Week. Another day, another Chrome 0-day. Ransomware perpetrators are increasingly purchasing access. A weird bug in iOS Wi-Fi. An Early Preview of Windows 11. The Security Now! Podcast has found a new purpose... SpinRite. Avaddon Ransonomics. We invite you to read our show notes at https://www.grc.com/sn/SN-824-Notes.pdf Hosts: Steve…
 
Accessibility week rolls-on as we talk to David Woodbridge about his work in reviewing device accessibility and the criteria and metrics he uses. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, David Woodbridge, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Our own bias is becoming engrained in computer code. There is a huge amount of evidence showing that human bias and ignorance is encoded into our digitally driven world. The impact of this is unsurprisingly impacting the most vulnerable communities the hardest – decisions on health care, employment and even police surveillance are now being made ve…
 
The loss of biodiversity poses as great a risk to humanity as climate change. Catherine Brahic, The Economist’s environment editor, investigates whether technology can help to monitor, model and protect Earth’s ecosystems. Also, do conservation scientists need to employ a new approach to work better with technologists? For full access to The Econom…
 
Another antitrust investigation formally opened against Google in Europe. Facebook’s Oculus ad partner thinks better of the experiment. Stephen Spielberg decides that Netflix’s money is as green as anybody’s. Ransomware gangs are abandoning bitcoin. And Amazon, at least, still believes in autonomous vehicles. Sponsors: KiwiCo.com/ride for first mon…
 
Nilay Patel talks with Jack Conte, co-founder and CEO of Patreon, the platform that allows people to pay their favorite creators directly with monthly subscriptions. Nilay and Jack talk about how Patreon’s model as “membership” works, what Patreon’s relationship is to Apple and the app store, and where the overall creator economy is going on the in…
 
Kara and Scott talk about American Airlines cancelling flights because of staff shortages. They also discuss China banning the mining of Bitcoin in the country. Meanwhile, the SEC is readying new climate change disclosure regulations. Then we are joined by NBC News Political Director, Moderator and Host of Meet the Press and Host of Peacock’s Meet …
 
Astrophysicist and TED Fellow Sarah Rugheimer searches for aliens -- but not the cartoony green kind. She's looking for extraterrestrial microbes by studying how these single-celled organisms emit gases, which could reveal evidence of them throughout the cosmos. Wondering if we're really alone in the universe, Rugheimer identifies two big hurdles t…
 
Earlier this month, the White House released its first-ever strategy to fight domestic terrorism. The plan includes more funding for investigators and prosecutors, better information sharing between agencies and efforts to address the underlying causes of violent extremism, such as racism and bigotry. Tech has a role to play too. The Joe Biden admi…
 
In this episode we discuss software investing, business, and the future with David Rosenthal, co-host of the Acquired podcast. This interview was also recorded as our very first video podcast. Check out the video on the Software Daily YouTube channel. Sponsorship inquiries: sponsor@softwareengineeringdaily.com The post Software Investing with David…
 
Restaurant delivery apps have made it possible for many of us to order pretty much anything we want to eat with the click of a button. And during the pandemic that convenience became even more valuable. But at what cost? Some restaurant owners say they now need the apps to survive, but resent what they feel to be forced partnerships. And other rest…
 
Jon and Brian are penetration testers who both worked at a place called RedTeam Security. They’re paid to break into buildings and hack into networks to test the security of those buildings. In this episode they bring us a story of how they prepare and execute a mission like this. But even with all the preparation, something still goes terribly wro…
 
The tech industry has been dealing with a chip shortage, as demand for devices powered by semiconductors outpaces production capacity. Now some of the resulting higher prices are starting to reach consumers. Reporter Asa Fitch joins host Amanda Lewellyn to explain why it's happening now, and whether there's an end in sight. Learn more about your ad…
 
Complete information games are games where every player has information about the game sequence, strategies, and payoffs throughout gameplay. Playing chess, for example, relies on knowing the location of every piece everywhere on the board. In an incomplete information game like Minecraft, you continually gain new information during gameplay. Until…
 
Facebook’s Clubhouse clone rolls out. Here’s how it works. China really does seem to be cracking down on Bitcoin mining. Here’s why that could be important. Some power companies in Texas are remotely adjusting the smart thermostats of users. Here’s why that’s likely the future of things. And had you heard of cyclic propulsion aircraft before? I had…
 
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