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DTNS 3163 – Let’s Talk Exoskeletons!

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comExoskeletons! They don’t require any electricity and they can help your neck. Are they still cool if they can’t fly? Plus A cheap Tesla battery that is also expensive and do we need a new over-the-air TV method?
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DTNS LABS – GAMES – Big Games of 2017

DTNS Labs LogoEverything you need to know about the big games of 2017!
With Patrick Beja and Scott Johnson.

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The games we cover:

* The classics:

Call of Duty WWII

Assassin’s Creed Origins

Fifa 18 (and other sport sims)

Forza Motorsports 7 (and Forza Horizon 3) (XBox)

Gran Turismo Sport (PS4)

* Big IPs from other media:

Star Wars Battlefront II

Middle Earth Shadow of War

Injustice 2

South Park The Fractured But Whole

* Other multi-support:

Destiny 2

Mass Effect Andromeda

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PC / coming to XBox One) (GA GotY finalist)

* PS4 exclusives:

Horizon Zero Dawn (GA GotY finalist)

Uncharted – The Lost Legacy

Neir Automata

Persona 5 (GA GotY finalist)

* Switch exclusives:

Mario Kart 8 (Deluxe) (Wii U / Switch)

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild (Wii U / Switch) (GA GotY finalist)

Super Mario Odyssey (GA GotY finalist)

DTNS 3162 – No Rest for the Encrypted

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comTesla and Wal-mart get trucking, Apple moves farther from Qualcomm, and if you can’t weaken encryption, what’s a law enforcement official to do?
With Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Annalee Newitz.

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DTNS 3161 – Fool Me Once, Shame On You, Fool Me Twice, You’re a Bot

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comA new system to help you decide whether to trust news sources on Facebook and Google and a new system to stop verifying people form Twitter.
With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang, and Justin Robert Young.

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DTNS 3160 – 4K is the new 1080p

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comA Hyperloop/Boring Company hybrid planned for Denver, Kickstarter launches a Patreon competitor, and Patrick Norton helps yo wade through the 4K nonsense if you want to buy a new TV.
With Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Norton.

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DTNS 3159 – Compuserve still has forums?

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comWhy EA now has the most downvoted Reddit comment of all time, plus wearables might save your heart and you might want to switch to Firefox.
With Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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DTNS 3158 – Lyft Gets an “Eh?”

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comDid FaceID really get hacked? Plus ESPN brings SportsCenter to Snapchat and Amazon Prime Video might go free to watch.
With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Veronica Belmont.

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DTNS 3157 – Spambot Revenge

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comUS DoJ tried to crank up the encryption debate again, YouTube tries to crack down on adult videos that look like kids videos, and why one man’s C++ project made him teh target of Russian spies.
With Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Darren Kitchen.

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DTNS 3156 – Check Your Mark Privilege

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comWe try to make sense of the AT&T Time Warner merger situation, and we try to make sense of the Twitter verification pause, AND we try to make sense of Facebook’s revenge porn reporting system.
With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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DTNS 3155 – Up Up and Uber Away

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comFlying cars is an industry that multiple companies are investing in. Crazy? Or Crazy like a flying fox? Also, Bloomberg’s latest reliable Apple rumors and Logitech cuts functions from some of their old remote controls.
With Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

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