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Tech Talk Radio is informed and lively commentary about technology. It is a mix of technology, people, politics, careers, and trends. Tech Talk Radio airs each Saturday from 9 to 10 AM in Washington DC on WFED, which broadcasts at 1500 AM. Tech Talk Radio has been broadcasting weekly since June 2000…

Dr. Richard R. Shurtz


    • Dec 18, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 58m AVG DURATION
    • 772 EPISODES


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    Latest episodes from Tech Talk Radio Podcast

    December 18, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 59:01

    Inkjet vs Laser Jet (initial cost vs ink cost), recovering Samsung Galaxy clipboard data, Log4J vulnerability (patch available, threat is real), Profiles in IT (Devin Finzer, cofounder and CEO OpenSea), what drives innovation (Claude Shannon, Alexandr Wang, Devin Finzer), and Apple makes stalking with AirTags discoverable (visible on both iPhones and Android phones). This show originally aired on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    December 11, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 58:55

    Importance of immigration for IT industry, resetting cellphone LTE network connection, chip shortage (impact of TI analog chips), password creation technique (easy to remember), Profiles in IT (Alexandr Wang, founder and CEO, Scale AI), impact of AI on our lives (healthcare, agriculture, transportation, retail, and more), Trivia of the Week (Munkers Illusion, makes oranges vivid), Bitcoin trial (Wright wins dispute over $50B in Bitcoin), and US blacklists Israeli NSO Group (hacking tools used against dissidents). This show originally aired on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    December 4, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 58:24

    Linux Mint with Cinnamon Desktop, reporting stolen Facebook photo, deleting Chrome autofill form data, WiFi hotspot safety (getting better, VPN still the best), setting up a blog (register URL, set up Wordpress), Profiles in IT (Claude Shannon, father of Information Theory), the mind of Claude Shannon (big picture first, details later), and H1B Visa reform (needed to solve US talent shortage). This show originally aired on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    November 27, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 58:57

    Email delivery standard (SMTP), trouble shooting Bluetooth connections, Windows 11 laptop vs Chromebook, monitoring Facebook connections (a good security practice), Profiles in IT (Liu Chuanzhi, founder Lenovo), entreprenuers in China (authoritarianism vs free market), China cracks down on TenCent (must approve apps), Memory Lane (most rediculous computer repair instruction), and Bitcoin trial of the century (Satashi Nakamoto still a mystery). This show originally aired on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    November 20, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 59:01

    Mac OS (sleep vs safe sleep), using Animoji on old iPhones, security while travelling (use VPNs with WiFi), resetting hacked router, Profiles in IT (Howard Reingold, social media pioneer), impact of hippie culture on the Internet (Stuart Brand and Whole Earth network), Emoji to Animoji revisted, Metaverse rebranding of Facebook (a dangerous trend), and Facebook drops facial recognition for tagging. This show originally aired on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    November 13, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 59:07

    Power settings (Sleep vs Hibernate vs Shut Down), Two Factor Authentication (changing phone vs changing number), power options when closing laptop lid (select Power and Sleep Settings), managing Google tracking (using Googles MyActivity), sending Animojis (from iPhone to Andriod), Profiles in IT (Ted Nelson, founder of Project Xanadu), Nelsonian web vision (successes and failures), and Emojis (where it all began). This show originally aired on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    November 6, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 59:04

    Optional device driver updates (may not be necessary), commuting with a laptop (on or off), suggested crypto exchanges (Coinbase, Binance, Gemini, Kraken), microwave inference (with WiFi), flying with cell phones (do they really interfere with avioncis), Profiles in IT (Satashi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin), the cypto kids (Ethereum vs Cardano), and the oldest computer program still in use (DoD MOCAS). This show originally aired on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    October 30, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 59:17

    Creating and selling NFTs (OpenSea, Rarible, Mintable, all on Ethereum Blockchain), setting up a private Facebook group (closed vs secret), Profiles in IT (Stewart Brand, founder of the Whole Earth Catalog and The WELL), from The WELL to Facebook (where did we go wrong), and the first MP3 song (Toms Diner by Suzanne Vega, used to optimize compression). This show originally aired on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    October 23, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 59:06

    Non-fungible tokens revealed (similar to Certificate of Authentication), clipboard stealer malware (programmed to steal crypto), 5G cellular explained (deployment timing for key carriers), Bluetooth trackers (Tile Pro vs Galaxy SmartTag vs Apple AirTag), Profiles in IT (Jaron Lanier, father of virtural reality), and Jaron Lanier (humanist disguised as computer geek). This show originally aired on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    October 16, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 59:06

    Botnet used for crptomining, WhatApp connection issues (several fixs), Facebook face recogition (beware), Microsoft Defender (much better), Profiles in IT (Charles Hoskinson, Cardano founder), Macedonian fake news complex, Tip of the Week (free Office 365 for educators and students), and music of proteins (a fun mapping algorithm). This show originally aired on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    October 9, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 59:08

    SMS email gateways (beware of malware), iPhone 11 locking up (possible fixes), driver update warnings (beware), laptop power adaptor options for UK, Windows 11 upgrade (requirements, delay recommended), Profiles in IT (Timothy Sweeney, founder and CEO Epic Games), Observations from the Faculty Lounge (Tim Sweeney success formula), a really bad week for Facebook (two outages, one whistle blower, a Congressional hearing) and Beethovens Tenth Symphony completed with AI software. This show originally aired on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    October 2, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 59:12

    Checking for TPM 2.0 Chip (are you Windows 11 ready), installing programs on second hard drive, configuring mouse for left hander, installing Chrome RSS extension, jelly scrolling on iPad (what causes it), Profiles in IT (Morris Chang, founder of TSMC), evolution of the chip foundry business, and Beethovens Tenth Symphony completed with AI. This show originally aired on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    September 25, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 59:05

    EU supports Android connector (not Apple Lightning), making security cam with old phone (using Alfred, AlHome Camera, or Manything apps), Pandora without WiFi (offline mode, cellular streaming), Profiles in IT (Moxie Marlinspike, creator of Signal messaging), Observations from the Bunker (Moxie Marlinspike, anarchist or hero), Trivia of the Week (power button symbol evolution), and Microsoft moves to eliminate passwords (with authenticator app). This show originally aired on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    September 18, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 58:46

    Liking your own Facebook posts (good or bad), WiFi control of outdoor lights (Smart Home Wifi Outlet Plug), emergency iPhone update (iOS 14.8, Pergesus protection), WiFi router (meaning of blinking lights), malware infected web pages (what not to do), Profiles in IT (Pavel Durov, cofounder VK and Telegram Messenger), Observations from the Faculty Lounge (cyber mercenaries for sale), evolution of modern radar (a long process), Trivia of the Week (CueCat for advertising), Spanish botnet for sale (cheap and effective), and the great chip shortage (why and how long). This show originally aired on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    September 11, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 59:16

    Airdrop alternative for Android (ShareDrop), Canon Selphy CC1300 Proto Printer (a great product), blocking profiles in Memories (to avoid reminders), laptop hard drive replacement options, resetting router to restore Internet, Profiles in IT (Jan Koum, co-founder WhatsApp), impact of terrorism on technology (privacy vs national security), 2021 IgNobel Awards (a funny collection), more should use two factor authenication (an urgent request), Epic Games vs Apple (a mixed judgement), and Idea of the Week (LinkJoin). This show originally aired on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    September 4, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 59:00

    Remembering Jim Russ (Andrew and Doc), Profiles in IT (Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer), History of Ancient Computers, Daylight Saving Time (first show with Jim Russ), Google April Fools Joke (Toilet Internet Service Provider, fourth show with Jim), Warning of the Week (OMG Hacker cable, beware), FTC investigates McDonalds Ice Cream Machine failures (part of right to repair initiative), and FTC cracks down on stalkerware (Spyfone). This show originally aired on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    August 28, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2021 59:35

    Remembering Jim Russ. We play a series of montages that relive our time with Jim Russ. His quirky humor and radio professionalism made Tech Talk a fun and interesting show. We will miss you Jim. This show originally aired on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    August 21, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 59:13

    Best of Tech Talk replaying segments from previous shows. This show originally aired on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    August 14, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 58:42

    Beware of QR codes (malicious URLs), open source code poisoning (a growing AI problem), Lightning to audio jack coverter (needed for older headphones with iPhone), Foundation for Critical Thinking (criticalthinking.org), tracing emails with hidden headers, using iPhone for conference notes (several alternatives), password recovery with iPhone (a very easy lookup), Profiles in IT (Don Estridge, father of the IBM PC), Observations from the Bunker (bringing product to the marketplace, Xerox vs IBM), Intel on the offensive (secured TSMC 3nm 2022 production line), and locating stolen skooter with Apple air tags (it works). This show originally aired on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    August 7, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2021 58:39

    Preparing for an IT career (projects, networking), cleaning HD securely (DBAN), setting up a blog (Wordpress vs Blogspot), powerline Ethernet installation (avoid surge protectors), Bleutooth adaptor for desktop, Profiles in IT (Charles Kao, father of fiber optics), Observations from the Bunker (impact of fiber optics on telecomm), first ransomware program (masqueraded at medical survey), Congress trying to tax cryptocurrency (part of infrastructure bill), and NSO Pegasus Spyware update (dissidents, politicians targeted). This show originally aired on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    July 31, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 58:38

    MAC address vs IP address, recovering data from crashed hard drive, Website of the Week (StopRansomware), DisplayPort to HDMI adaptor, Logitech M510 wireless mouse (an excellent choice), Profiles in IT (Gary Kildall, creator of first microprocessor OS), protecting software IP rights, getting the most recent results from Google search, and how anonymous is Bitcoin (beware of exchanges). This show originally aired on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    July 24, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2021 58:42

    Face recognition used againt politicians (cell phone usage in legislature), building a laptop (not a good idea), upgrading power supply in desktop, repairing iPods (when connection unreliable), clean Windows install in used Windows computer, Profiles in IT (Thomas Flowers, creator of first programmable electronic computer), nature of innovation (applying one technolog to another), Iran Rail hacked by cybercriminals, TikTok tightly controlled by Chinese Bytedance (beware),courts reject Baltimore spy plane program (public safety vs privacy), and Weird Whales NFT nets $160K (for twelve year old). This show originally aired on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    July 17, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2021 59:13

    Best of Tech Talk replaying segments from previous shows. This show originally aired on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    July 10, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2021 58:41

    Email and Forum Questions, Profiles in IT (John McAfee, creator of AV software), evolution of Silicon Valley (hardware to software exploitation),emergency Windows patch (PrintNightmare), Russian ransomware revealed, GPS at risk (signals are vulnerable), and El Salvador beach town rides crypto wave. This show originally aired on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    July 3, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2021 59:16

    Best of Tech Talk replaying segments from previous shows. This show originally aired on Saturday, July 3, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    June 26, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2021 58:41

    Email and Forum Questions, Profiles in IT (Brian Armstrong, cofounder Coinbase), Crypto Currency and Block Chains revealed, App of the Week (NVIDIA Canvas), Warning of the Week (Western Digital HD hack), and government has no explanation for UFOs. This show originally aired on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    June 19, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2021 58:40

    Email and Forum Questions, Profiles in IT (Paul T. Buchheit, creator of Gmail), Eight Pillars of Google Innovation, new FTC Commissioner targets big tech, NFT auction of orginal WWW source code, ransomware payments may be tax deductible, ransomware hits food giant, and beware of Evil Twin WiFi networks. This show originally aired on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    June 12, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2021 57:23

    Using same thumb drive for Mac and Windows (ExFAT), configuring Windows scroll bar, extracting images from PDF, first proramming language (Phython, Java, C, or C++), Profiles in IT (Timothy Westergren, founder Pandora Radio), Streaming vs Buying (streaming has won), App of the Week (Shazam, identifies songs), Facetime comes to Android (no more FOMO), and Amazon devices will share your Internet (Amazon Sidewalk). This show originally aired on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    June 5, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2021 58:43

    iOS upgrade (some apps may be buggy), printing pictures on canvas (Costco is a good option), changing Google Region Settings (while on travel), transferring files with USB bridge cable, CAPCHA effectiveness (at the expense of user experience), eater address for cryptocurrency (what is it necessary), Profiles in IT (Jacobus Cornelis Haartsen, father of Bluetooth), importance of standards and of standards groups, Google Project Zero (increases time to fix window), and is Wikipedia the most reliablie soirce on the Internet. This show originally aired on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    May 29, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2021 59:16

    Best of Tech Talk replaying segments from previous shows. This show originally aired on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    May 22, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2021 59:16

    Best of Tech Talk replaying segments from previous shows. This show originally aired on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    May 15, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2021 58:13

    Chia blockchain (low cost validation), Roku player vs Roku TV, authenticators for second factor (Google, Cisco, or Microsoft apps), Windows configuration for second screen, exporting stored Google passwords, Profiles in IT (Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of Bitcoin and blockchains), Observations from the Bunker (impact of blockchain technology), Colonial Pipeline ransomware response (paid $5M ransom), Innovation of the Week (EV motor without magnets), and crypto currency prices crash (started by Musk and extended by Feds). This show originally aired on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    May 8, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2021 58:48

    Computer freezes after startup (trouble shooting checklist), WordPress malware (detection, removal, security plugins), scanning for viruses (VirusTotal), measuring Internet speed accurately, sending large video files (iCloud link), Profiles in IT (Vitalik Buterin, cofounder Ethereum), iPhone iOS 14.5 privacy (most opt of tracking), App of the Week (What3Words), apps for trading cryptocurrency (Binance, Coinbase, Robinhood, Sofi, Gemini), and SolarWinds cyber attack update (US strikes back at Russia). This show originally aired on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    May 1, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2021 58:48

    Clearing cache (browser, server), HackBoss malware (steals crypto from hackers), Windows 10 upgrade strategy, gaming computers (Windows machines are best), SSD expected lifetime, Profiles in IT (Daniel Kaminsky, discovered DNS security flaw), hacking is a mindset (not a skillset), Neuralink embeds chips in monkey brain (plays video game), memory lane (first pagers for doctors), Pentagon releases official UFO videos, and Mars helicopter completes fourth flight (will now follow rover). This show originally aired on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    April 24, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2021 58:14

    Adobe Scan (create PDF with mobile phone), disabling laptop camera for increased security, changing default directory in Office365, DJI Air 2S Drone (a photographers dream), deleting data collected Google (using myactivity dashboard), Chip History Center (a great historical resource), Profiles in IT (Charles Geschke, cofounder Adobe), Observations from the Bunker (Chuck Geschke, a humble leader), Product of the Week (Apple AirTag), and the first odometer (created in Ancient Greece). This show originally aired on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    April 17, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2021 55:14

    Google FLoCs revisited (Google advantage), upgrade tool for RAM (crucial.com), autolocking Windows 10 (Dynamic Lock), Windows 7 (no longer supported, beware), Profiles in IT (Hatim Zaghloul, WiFi pioneer), Sugata Mitra (educational pioneer), first municipal WiFi system (Jerusalem), FCC Speed Test App (to get accurate reporting), and Gmail confidential mode (a more secure option). This show originally aired on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    April 10, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2021 58:42

    Martian helipopter specs, Facebook hack lookup, broken laptop screen (methods to recover data), Windows boot sequence revealed, controlling Windows confirmations, iPhone to Android video call options, Profiles in IT (Katalin Kariko, mRNA vaccine pioneer), Observations from the Bunker (grit and resilience of Katalin Kariko), hackers selling home webcam videos, crypto mining carbon footprint (75% in China), and Google Deepmind attacking protein folding (remarkable progress). This show originally aired on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    April 3, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2021 58:50

    DNA storage, hacker diverts text message (using Sakari), iPhone Guided Access mode, blocking Facebook stalkers, adding new hardrive to desktop, Profiles in IT (Pier Giiorgio Perotto, Italian father of the PC), culture of innovation (five requiremenets), email is 50 years old (MIME is 20 years old), IBM developed AI debater, S!NG launches free NTF app for creators, Biden lets Trumps H-1B Visa ban, and North Korean hackers charged with cryptocurrency theft. This show originally aired on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    March 27, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2021 58:41

    NFT craze explained, importing Yahoo mail into Gmail, upgrading laptop RAM (using crucial.com), adding diacritical marks (use Windows touch keyboard), Ko-fi fundraising platform (support for creators), syncronizing atomic clocks (with time standard after DST shift), Profiles in IT (John Warnock, cofounder Adobe Systems), Observations from the Bunker (growth vs fixed mindset, John Warnock case study), China restricts Tesla vehicles (Huawei retaliation), Audacity 3 has arrived (great audio editor), Webcams in the News (FogCam, Trojan Coffee Room Cam), and iPhone releases emergency security update. This show originally aired on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    March 20, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2021 58:48

    Privacy (Google vs Bing vs Yahoo), private search engines (DuckDuckGo, StartPage, YippyYippyYea), using laptop with dead battery (with not damage computer), robots in sports (automatic ball-strike system, tennis line judge using cameras), Wikipedia to charge for virtual assistant access, IP Location Finder, WiFi power management (disable for continue WiFi connection), Profiles in IT (Geoffrey Dummer, UK microelectronic pioneer), Observation from the Bunker (why is the US tech ecosystem so good), Bad Idea of the Week (unsecured WiFi hotspots illegal in Germany), impact of CA Net Neutrality (goodbye free streaming), Proton Mail (more secure than Gmail), Interplanetary File System (reduced dependence on big tech), and combining IPFS with Etherium (a grand proposal). This show originally aired on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    March 13, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2021 58:44

    Replacing keyboard (with wireless), Facebook friend request (controls), QR Code scanning (built into photo app), installing SSD in desktop, RAID 1 (mirrors disks, still need a cloud backup), removing PIN login in Windows, Profiles in IT (Lou Ottens, inventor of cassette tape and CD standards), Observations from the Bunker (over dependence on Internet, beware), video tape format war (VHS vs BetaMax), goodbye cookies (hello flocs, more of the same), Indian protester use cameras (to locate infiltrators), someone is hacking the hackers (about time), EV battery capacity tripled (new anode material), and ransonware exploits MS Exchange (patch immediately). This show originally aired on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    March 6, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2021 58:47

    SSD replacement (new vs used), clould computing revealed, gig economy software (protecting the workers), stopping lock screen notifications, selecting a linux distro (Linux Mint with Cinnamon desktop), restoring laptop to factory defaults, Profiles in IT (Arthur Samuel, machine learning pioneer), Observations from the Bunker (intelligence according to Steve Jobs, connecting the dots), deepfake videos are a real threat (how to detect them), Trend of the Week (cheating on online proctored exams), Idea of the Week (non-fungible tokens, a new way to make money), and WiFi extender vs mesh network. This show originally aired on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    February 27, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2021 58:39

    India tech boom (underlying factors), recovering passwords on iPhone, HDMI to DVI connector (for older monitors), Facebook (like, but do not follow), replacing laptop hard drive (DIY vs computer repair shop), sleep vs hibernate modes (there is a difference), Profiles in IT (Gary Starkweather, inventor of laser printer), Observations from the Bunker (corporate policies that ensure innovation), border agents can search phones (major goverment victory), Australia to make Facebook and Google pay for news, Maryland to tax online ads, Illness of the Week (Zoom fatigue), Zoom Trick of the Week, and feud of the titans (Apple vs Facebook). This show originally aired on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    February 20, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 20, 2021 58:44

    DuckDuckGo search engine, NVidia cryptocurrency mining engine (NVIDIA CMP), resetting WiFi router, monitoring remote workers (four intrusive applications), Libre Office (open source MS Office alternative), viewing saved passwords in Chrome, Profiles in IT (Martin Casado, father of software defined networks), Observations from the Bunker (to CEO or not to CEO), Memory Lane (QR code invention), cybercriminal Joker retires (takes $2B in bitcoin), fake Amazon reviews sold in bulk, and Tip of the Week (fake review detectors). This show originally aired on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    February 13, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2021 58:33

    Bitcoin mining (high electricity cost, best locations), diabling PC power button (if placement is annoying), VHS to DVD conversion (VIDBOX Video Conversion Kit for PC), copy paste iPhone to Windows (use Magic Copy app), smart speaker privacy concerns (not as bad as you think), Profiles in IT (Gladys Mae West, calculated geodesy data for GPS), Observations from the Bunker (five things that education should provide), Tip of the Week (iPhone virtual trackpad mode), Bitcoin surges past $48K, first Bitcoin ETF (approved in Canada), and ATT shamed by angry user (with $10K WSJ ad). This show originally aired on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    February 6, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 6, 2021 58:48

    ExposingAI (is your picture in an AI trsining set), tranferring WiFi credentials (between Android and iPhone), PowerLine networking (must use same electrical panel), compromised Wordpress theme (disable, delete), iPhone email signature block (easily changed), Profiles in IT (Andrew Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services), Observations from the Bunker (management style of Andrew Jassy, working backwards), Tip of the Week (check if router is hacked), SpaceX Starlink launching satellite Internet service (ISPs beware of real competition), Mainstream vs Wall Street (Reddit users still challenging hedge fund pros), former ADT employee spied on 200 customers (added credenital to account), and Apple releasing change in privacy settings (Facebook is not happy). This show originally aired on Saturday, February 6, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    January 30, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2021 58:40

    Alexa Guard Plus (monthly fee), disabling Adroid system app (Facebook), saving valuable pictures (multiple locations essential), protecting Facebook pictures (not really possible), free Avast antivirus software (as good as paid software), discouraging Facebook cloning (hide contacts), Profiles in IT (Elon Musk, founder SpaceX and CEO Tesla), Observations from the Bunker (Elon Musk hiring techniques), invasion of the cicada (every 17 years, helped me get Gmail), Tip of the Week (undo and redo tricks), AI powered comments distort government feedback (powered by OpenAI GPT-2), day traders take on hedge funds (using Reddit and Robinhood), and Dumb Idea of the Week (connecting hackable chastity device to Internet). This show originally aired on Saturday, January 30, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    January 23, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 23, 2021 58:47

    Sharing WiFi password with phone (iPhone, Android), HP vs Dell laptops (both are excellent), securing WiFi (very important), extending WiFi (Powerline WiFi extender), Facebook account after death (Legacy account vs deletion), keyboard options for iPad, Profiles in IT (Jack Ma, cofounder Alibaba), Observations from the Bunker (management style of Jack Ma), Tip of the Week (delete Facebook app, use browser), origin of the word robot, turning the dead into AI chatbot (patented by Microsoft), Secret Service uses phone location data, and facial recogntion softare used by police after Capitol protest (Clearview AI). This show originally aired on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    January 16, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2021 58:44

    Smellicopter (drone with moth antennae), adjusting Windows 10 time zone, setting up a Youtube channel with iPhone (sound, lighting, greenscreen, iMovie, FilmiC Pro, playlists, monitizing, and more), cleaning malware infected laptop, Profiles in IT (John Mauchly, creator of ENIAC computer), Observations from the Bunker (need to revoke Section 230 of Communications Decency Act), Mistake of the Week (lost Bitcoin password, $220M loss), Elon Musk recommends Signal Messaging (and dropping WhatsApp), Tim Berners Lee addresses Internet privacy (launched Inrupt with Personal Online Data Stores), MIT professor charged with conspiring with Chineses, and Wikipedia turns twenty (55M articles, 309 languages, 15B daily views). This show originally aired on Saturday, January 16 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    January 9, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2021 58:47

    Removing photos from iPhone (saving them), buying new iPhone (Apple vs telco), controlling Zoom audio and video, Windowswap (a fun site), wiping hard drive in old laptop (to give away), creating a zip file, forced refresh of webpage (Cntrl F5), Profiles in IT (Tony Fadell, father of the iPod and founder Nest), Observations from the Bunker (innovative thought according to Tony Fadell), iPhone built in scientific calculator, maintaining charging cables (clean the contacts), Bitcoin tops $35K (why, how high), Jack Ma was bigger than China (until taken down by Chairman Xi), and Feds charge former Zoom executive (conspiring with Chinese military). This show originally aired on Saturday, January 9 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

    January 2, 2021 Tech Talk Radio Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2021 58:24

    Best of Tech Talk replaying segments from previous shows. This show originally aired on Saturday, January 2 2021, at 9:00 AM EST on WFED (1500 AM).

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