Sense and Accessibility – DTNS 3539

Author and Podcaster Shelly Brisbin joins us with an update on state of assistive technology.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Shelly Brisbin.

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SpaceX Launches the First Starlink Satellites – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500SpaceX launches the first 60 Starlink Satellites, Facebook planning to launch GlobalCoin payment system in early 2020, and Google Maps now supports food orders within the app.

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Current Geek 216: The Greatest American Hero

Welcome to Current Geek: Autopilot Edition. A chance for us to watch the pilot episode of a TV show and geek out about it! I’m Scott Johnson, he’s Tom Merritt, and this week, we’re talking about The Greatest American Hero

Tesla Jerk-face Mode – DTNS 3538

Why do voice assistants default to a woman’s voice and in a recent email to employees Tesla’s CEO said the company was on track to deliver a record amount of cars in Q2.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Allison Sheridan.

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Panic Announces A Handheld Console Called Playmate – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Software developer Panic announces the Playmate handheld console, Amazon is working on a wearable that can detect emotions, and GitHub launches Sponsors.

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Bot Without a Face – DTNS 3537

Research shows that placing googly eyes on robots makes them less threatening and Ford is rolling out an autonomous package-delivery robot called “Digit”.

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

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 268 – Game of Thrones (806), The Office (UK) (205)

Game of Thrones is completely wrapped-up. How did we feel about the episode and the show as a whole? Plus, nearing the end of The Office (UK) and a Summer Movie Draft update! With special guest Jennie Josephson.
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In two weeks on Spoilerin’ Time: We might wrap up Barry season 2, plus the last regular episode of The Office (UK).

00:42 – Summer Movie Draft update

04:25 – Game of Thrones (806)

30:07 – The Office (UK) (205)

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ARM Cuts Off Huawei – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500ARM pauses business with Huawei, cutting off new designs for mobile chips, Windows 10 May 2019 update arrives and Apple has fixes for its keyboards.

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Huawei Sandwich – DTNS 3536

Huawei gets an extension, Chinese-made drones may pose security risk, what did dinosaurs really look like?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.

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