DTNS 2144 – Putting the smart in TV

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comTom reviews some more announcements from CES, especially Sony’s Internet TV service, with Justin Robert Young.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Today’s album art courtesy Ryan Officer!

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Show Notes

S&L Podcast – #158 – Read a Book, Change Your Brain — It’s Science!

It’s our first episode after New Year’s and we’re still recovering. Thank goodness Neil Gaiman, the Wertzone and Stephen Chow are here to perk us up. Plus we kick off our January book, The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R. Delany. 

Direct download link here!

WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?

Tom: Earl Grey

Veronica: Literally nothing

QUICK BURNS

2014 Hugo Award Nomination Period Is Now Open
Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane named 2013 Book of the Year
The Wertzone Awards 2013
300 Years of Imaginary Space Ships: 1630-1920
What Does Sherlock Entering the Public Domain Really Mean?
Reading a Novel Alters Your Brain Connectivity — So What?
Our Flipboard Magazine is out!

CALENDAR

TV, MOVIES AND VIDEO GAMES

Stephen Chow’s Journey to the West is delightfully insane

BOOK Kick-Off

The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R Delany (Damon Knight Grand Master Recipient)
Wikipedia article on Einstein Intersection

BARE YOUR SWORD

Marie Brennan still answering your questions
Reading Goals for 2014 (again!)

Proud member of the Boing Boing! network and Frogpants Studios.

DTNS 2143 – AT&T Slow Cooks Neutrality

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comTom chats with Jon Brodkin from Ars Technica. They’ll talk a little about CES and a lot about whether AT&T’s new ‘subsidized data’ plans break net neutrality.

MP3

Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org.

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, TomGehrke and scottierowland on the subreeddit

Show Notes

DTNS 2141 – Reupload: Quanto smash!

DTNS logo by Sam SmithThis is a reupload of Friday’s episode for some users of iTunes having problems with that ep. If you already have 2141 you can delete this. My apologies for the inconvenience – Tom

Darren Kitchen of Hak5 joins me to talk about Quantum Computers and free Harvard coding classes, while Len Peralta illustrates the show and introduces us to Quanto!

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DTNS 2141 – Reupload: Quanto smash!

DTNS logo by Sam SmithThis is a reupload of Friday’s episode for some users of iTunes having problems with that ep. If you already have 2141 you can delete this. My apologies for the inconvenience – Tom

Darren Kitchen of Hak5 joins me to talk about Quantum Computers and free Harvard coding classes, while Len Peralta illustrates the show and introduces us to Quanto!

MP3

Autopilot S3E11 – TJ Hooker

Join Scott and Tom as they break down this week’s pilot: TJ Hooker!

T. J. Hooker is an American police drama television program starring William Shatner in the title role as a 15-year veteran police sergeant. The series premiered as a mid-season replacement on March 13, 1982, on ABC and ran on the network until May 4, 1985. The show was then picked up for a further single season by CBS