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Space Treaties and Artemis Accords

Hinzugefügt: 19. Oktober 2020

NASA announced the eight founders of the newly published Artemis Accords, which set out guidelines for space exploration and exploitation. We take a look at different space treaties and why...

TechStuff Classic: The AT&T Story - Part One

Hinzugefügt: 16. Oktober 2020

Who was Alexander Graham Bell? Why did he create the Bell Telephone Company? How was AT&T created? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

The Tragedy of 3DO

Hinzugefügt: 14. Oktober 2020

This is the story of a video game console that tried to make a big change in the market but failed, and the man who dreamed it all up. Learn more about your ad-choices at...

The Siri Story: Joining Apple

Hinzugefügt: 12. Oktober 2020

How did Siri evolve once it became part of Apple? From controversial decisions, dramatic departures and reviews that were, well, mixed, we look at Siri's evolution since 2011. Learn more about your...

TechStuff Classic: There's a Halloween Event on the Horizon

Hinzugefügt: 10. Oktober 2020

What's the premise of the horror film Event Horizon? What is an event horizon? How do black holes work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Happy Anniver-Siri

Hinzugefügt: 8. Oktober 2020

Apple introduced Siri to the public on October 4, 2011, but the story of Siri goes further back and beyond Apple. We learn about how Siri evolved from a US Department of Defense project in the...

Learning from Mistakes - Tech Startup Failures

Hinzugefügt: 5. Oktober 2020

Did you know nearly 90% of all startups fail? In this episode, we look at a few tech startups that didn't cut it and explore some of the reasons that contribute to failure, and how to avoid them....

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Shines Light on Solar Panels

Hinzugefügt: 2. Oktober 2020

How are scientists improving solar panel efficiency? What do moth eyes have to do with solar panels? How long until solar panels are cheap enough for the average homeowner? Learn more about your...

What Are Graphics Cards Good For?

Hinzugefügt: 1. Oktober 2020

In September 2020, PC gamers went bonkers for new graphics cards called the RTX 3080 and the 3090. What do these cards do, and why was the launch a bit of a headache? Learn more about your...

TechStuff in the Time of Coronavirus

Hinzugefügt: 28. September 2020

Jonathan gives a peek behind the curtain at how TechStuff used to be produced versus how it happens now. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

TechStuff Classic: Sleeping Underwater

Hinzugefügt: 25. September 2020

Are there really companies working on building underwater hotels? What considerations do you have to make to build an underwater structure? When will these hotels open? Learn more about your...

The Rise and Rise of ARM Holdings

Hinzugefügt: 23. September 2020

Once ARM Holdings began to license its processor designs and instruction sets, it was off to the races. Learn how this English company came to dominate the mobile processor market and what might be...

Smart Talks with IBM: Human Slavery Still Exists. Can AI Help Curb This Scourge?

Hinzugefügt: 22. September 2020

Human trafficking to create slave labor has persisted globally for centuries, devastating the lives of millions, and frustrating those who work tirelessly to end it. On today's episode, John...

The Humble Origins of ARM Processors

Hinzugefügt: 21. September 2020

Recently, news broke that Nvidia is seeking to buy ARM Holdings, designers of ARM processors, for 40 billion dollars. Where did ARM come from and what's the big deal about it? Learn more about your...

TechStuff Classic: Running on Steam

Hinzugefügt: 19. September 2020

How old are steam engines? How do steam engines work? Are there steam engines in common use today? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Twitch Switcharoos

Hinzugefügt: 16. September 2020

Twitch is mostly known as a streaming service that allows people to broadcast themselves playing video games live to an audience. For most, it's a fun hobby. For a few, it's the path to riches. And...

Power Strips, UPS and Toschi Station

Hinzugefügt: 14. September 2020

It's time to talk about uninterruptible power supplies, surge protectors, circuit breakers and other systems designed to make sure the electricity we use is safe for us and our devices. Learn more...

TechStuff Classic: Ads on the Go

Hinzugefügt: 11. September 2020

How does mobile advertising differ from other online advertising? Why is mobile advertising such a big deal? How will mobile advertising shape online content? Learn more about your ad-choices at...

TechStuff Rerun: Could we make a sarcastic supercomputer?

Hinzugefügt: 9. September 2020

As we develop more advanced natural language systems, will we ever reach a point where a computer can detect not just what we say but what we actually mean? Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Deep Learning and Deepfakes

Hinzugefügt: 7. September 2020

What's a Generative Adversarial Network? How can a program create a deepfake video? And how do we tell the difference between what's real and what's computer-generated? Learn more about your...