#317 – Crew Goals

Hey the Hugo nominations are open and you can vote for us! Also Firefly is coming back as books. And the Hugo nominations are open and you can vote for us. Plus StoryBundle has an awesome set of books called Black Narratives! And the Hugo nominations are open and you can vote for us. Oh and the Locus Awards are open for voting. That one… you can’t vote for us. But you can vote for us in the Hugos.

DTNS 3221 – Apple Has Character Flaws

Twitter being streaming live local news broadcasts alongside its timeline. Will it work and will news coverage change to adapt to it? Plus reports of iOS 11’s interface crashing and researchers at MIT have developed a low powered high speed neural network chip.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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DTNS 3220 – Security vs Convenience

IBM produced a study showing consumers value security over convenience. Is this a trend, and if so will this lead to greater demands on companies to secure their online services? Plus Qualcomm has released its X24 LTE Modem and Snapchat rolls out analytics tools for its biggest creators.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 207 – Black Mirror (404-406), Counterpart (104), Deadwood (108)

Brian’s got words about Altered Carbon, Counterpart gets a heart, and we round out the back-half of the new Black Mirror season.

00:58 – Altered Carbon (101-102, Brian’s take)

03:49 – Black Mirror (404 – Hang the DJ)

07:19 – Black Mirror (405 – Metalhead)

09:16 – Black Mirror (406 – Black Museum)

12:41 – Countertpart (104)

21:29 – Deadwood (108)

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DTNS 3219 – Blade Cuts Through PC Game Streaming

French company Blade hopes to up end the Gaming PC market with their cloud based remote gaming PC service. Does it live up to the hype? Plus ARM unveils its new processor designs for object detection and machine learning and Harvard and MIT are offering classes in AI ethics.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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Cordkillers 207 – ViaCon (w/ Andrew Zarian)

Viacom’s big buy, ESPN’s big play, and Extinction saved from the brink. With special guest Andrew Zarian

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DTNS 3218 – Facebook: All the Kids Aren’t Doing It

With Apple revamping the iOS development cycle to focus more on quality control and reliability issues we examine the differences between Apple’s and Google’s approach to OS development. Plus the number of younger Facebook appears to be dropping and Uber is making six-hour breaks mandatory for drivers who’ve driven 12 hours straight.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Veronica Belmont.

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DTNS 3217 – Self-Settling Lawsuit

Uber and Waymo have finally settled. So what can this real live corporate drama teach start-ups and their partner companies about navigating around the dangers of intellectual property? Plus Facebook is testing a downvote option on comments and how the Praying Mantis may be key to giving robots low-cost stereoscopic vision.

Starring Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Shannon Morse.

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DTNS 3216 – Paul Allen Shreds

The source code for iBoot a core component of iOS 9 was posted on GitHub. Apple issues a DMCA take-down notice. What are the implications for iPhone security? Police in China are testing sunglasses with built-in facial recognition technology in train stations. Amazon has added Whole Foods to its Prime Now delivery service to residents in Austin, Dallas, Virginia Beach, and Cincinnati.

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