TechStuff

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Hacker extraordinaire Shannon Morse joins the show to talk about how you can protect your data when browsing the Internet. Is public WiFi off limits? Are VPNs reliable? What about Tor? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
How do all those smart speakers actually work? From basic speaker technology to the complicated science behind voice recognition and natural language processing, we find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Jonathan looks back at some of the biggest (and saddest) tech stories of 2019. From bankruptcies to data breaches, this one is kind of a bummer, but still important! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
What is the philosophical argument about living in a computer simulation? What does the singularity have to do with it? How might we be able to tell if we’re in a computer simulation? Learn about the nature of perception with Lauren and Jonathan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
We look back at some more of the biggest stories and themes in tech over the course of 2019. From planned obsolescence to missteps in tech, we look at how things shook out over the year. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Back in 2011, TechStuff did an episode about why we needed to switch to the IPv6 protocol. Where are we at now, and why exactly is it necessary?
How were contact lenses invented? Who came up with the idea? How were they first made?
Uber set out to disrupt the cab hailing industry. How did it get its start? And are the stories of underhanded tactics true?
From the initial pitch to a successful crowdfunding campaign to a launch title, we learn how the Friday the 13th game was made. IllFonic CEO Chuck Brungardt joins the show to talk about bringing Jason to virtual life.
Jess Royal and John Hilton drop what they're doing on Stranger Things to come by the studio and talk about what their jobs require. From Christmas lights to the upside down, we learn about what it takes to make a show work.
Where did the first mechanized clocks come from and how did they work? It's time to talk about time.
What is Research in Motion? What did the company do before inventing the Blackberry? Why do so many people direct criticism at RIM today? Tune in as Jonathan and Chris answer these questions and more in this long-awaited episode.
Who created YouTube? When was it founded? How much video is uploaded to YouTube every minute? Join Jonathan and Chris as they dive into the depths of YouTube in this episode of TechStuff.
Why is Google interested in Motorola Mobility? Did Motorola make the first cell phone? What will other Android handset manufacturers do if Google buys Motorola Mobility? Tune in for the answers to these questions and more in this episode of TechStuff.
Why did an IBM executive claim we've entered the post-PC era? What does the post-PC era actually mean? Join Chris and Jonathan as they tackle the idea of a post-PC world in this episode.
Reaching space is difficult, and returning safely is even trickier. Luckily for astronauts, Mission Control follows each shuttle launch in minute detail, and they're on standby to tackle any imaginable problem. Tune in to learn more about exploring space.
Is it possible that privacy is becoming less of a social norm? In this episode, Chris and Jonathan explore how the internet and online social networks have influenced changing attitudes about personal privacy. Tune in to learn more.
What is a logic gate? To answer this question, we'll need to start with the binary system. In this episode, Jonathan and Chris take a closer look at the function of logic gates and a nifty little thing called Boolean logic.
In a relatively short amount of time, the internet has expanded across the globe and quickly evolved into a world-changing force. But what will it be like in the future? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore the possible future of the internet.
Bitcoin is a digital currency, and it has no backing central bank or government. Instead, this decentralized currency relies on a peer-to-peer network. Join Jonathan and Chris as they take a look at the concept behind Bitcoin.
Air conditioners are a nifty -- and sometime life-saving -- invention, but how does an air conditioner make air cooler? What does a compressor do? What’s a swamp cooler? Tune in for answers to these questions and more in this episode of TechStuff.
Like Nintendo's DS and DS Lite, the 3DS is a hand-held gaming device -- with a big twist: This device features 3D technology. Tune in as Chris and Jonathan break down the tech behind the 3DS, and how it lets gamers play in 3D without pesky glasses.
Epsilon is the world's largest permission-based email marketer. Other companies use Epsilon to promote their business -- which means that Epsilon has loads of email addresses. So how did their database get hacked? Tune in and learn more.
Bullying is an age-old institution, but internet access has added a new layer to this pattern of repeated intimidation, harassment and ridicule. In this episode, Chris and Jonathan take a closer look at the phenomenon known as cyberbullying.
Radios are fascinating -- but how do they work? In this podcast, Jonathan and Chris tackle some of the fundamental processes of radio. Tune in to learn more about radio waves, radio stations and more.
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Podcast Details

Started
Jun 10th, 2008
Latest Episode
Mar 2nd, 2020
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
1328
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
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