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Marketing News en español
Meta abre tiendas físicas para vender los productos de Facebook

Marketing News en español

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 5:36


¿Imaginas poder comprar unas gafas Oculus en una tienda física y propia de Meta? Muy pronto será posible porque la compañía propietaria de Facebook, Instagram y WhatsApp están pensando en abrir tiendas tipo como las de Apple que están las grandes ciudades del mundo. Te lo cuento todo en el episodio de hoy y más en el blog: http://jordisanildefonso.com/blog/ Dale a seguir el podcast para no perderte las últimas novedades de las redes sociales. Gracias por tus reseñas y valoraciones de ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ También nos podemos ver en Twitter e Instagram

The Propaganda Report
The Rockefeller Foundation's "Mercury Project", Waukesha Christmas Parade Attack, & Cinematic Flashmob Style Robberies (DNB)

The Propaganda Report

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 34:00


  Listen, Subscribe, Share the Show, Donate. Help us keep this train rollin! Notes & Links from Today's Show New USD10 Million Project Launched To Combat the Growing Mis- and Disinformation Crisis in Public Health - The Rockefeller Foundation   Russia accuses West of 'artificially' raising tensions over Ukraine border situation | CBC News   Gang of 80 thieves ransacks California Nordstrom store in organized raid that lasted just one minute | Daily Mail Online   3 arrested, firearm recovered from Walnut Creek Nordstrom store looting involving 80 people: Police - ABC7 San Francisco (abc7news.com) Smash-and-Grab Thieves Ransack Louis Vuitton Store in San Francisco Union Square – CBS San Francisco (cbslocal.com)   These are the top 10 emerging technologies of 2021 | World Economic Forum (weforum.org)   How music can strengthen your brain (ajc.com)   Wander on Oculus Quest 2 | Oculus   Dance Central on Oculus Quest 2 | Oculus   Wander on Oculus Quest 2 | Oculus   https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/22/politics/al-gore-trump-election-capitol-riot/index.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000_United_States_presidential_election#Results https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1960_United_States_presidential_election#Controversies https://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/waukesha/news/2021/11/21/waukesha-christmas-parade-car-rams-through-downtown-shots-fired-people-injured/8714041002/ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/11/22/waukesha-wisconsin-christmas-parade-updates/8716684002/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-putin-the-great-prize-has-always-been-ukraine-11637332184?page=1 https://sociable.co/government-and-policy/wef-klaus-schwab-great-narrative-humankind/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/two-men-convicted-of-malcolm-x-murder-are-exonerated-11637267277 The Propaganda Report on Rokfin CCDH Spreads Hate (with Help from Biden) | Rokfin The Propaganda Report on Patreon The Propaganda Report Store Support Our Sponsors! Donate... If you find value in the content we produce and want to help us keep this train rollin, drop us a donation via Paypal or become a Patreon. (links below) Every little bit helps. Thank you! And thank you to everyone who has and continues to support the show. It's your support that enables us to continue producing shows. Paypal Patreon Subscribe & Leave A 5-Star Review... Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Google Play Music Listen on Google Podcasts Listen on Tunein Listen on Stitcher Follow on Spotify Like and Follow us on Facebook Follow Monica on Twitter Follow Binkley on Twitter Subscribe to Binkley's Youtube Channel https://www.paypal.me/BradBinkley https://www.patreon.com/propagandareport https://twitter.com/freedomactradio https://twitter.com/MonicaPerezShow https://www.youtube.com/bradbinkley https://www.youtube.com/monicaperez  

VR Download
#89: Meta Gloves vs HaptX, First AR Glasses Coming To America

VR Download

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 110:46


The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch
20VC: Eugene Wei on "Status as a Service", Why Networks Grow and Stop Growing, The Worst Design Choices Social Media Incumbents Have Made & The Next 10 Years of Media and the Metaverse

The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 46:16


Eugene Wei is one of my favorite thinkers, writers, and strategists in tech today. Having spent the majority of his professional career at consumer internet companies, Eugene started his career with a 7-year stint at Amazon with a focus on product. He then joined Hulu leading the product, design, editorial, and marketing teams. Post Hulu, Eugene co-founded Erly, later acquired by Airtime, and then joined Flipboard as Head of Product. Finally, Eugene's last position was with Oculus as Head of Video. You have to check out Eugene's blog and can find his writing here. In Today's Episode with Eugene Wei You Will Learn: 1.) How Eugene made his way into the world of tech and startups with his first position at Amazon? What did Eugene do differently that made him stand out to the recruiters at Amazon? 2.) Decision-Making: Why does the process and medium by which decisions are made matter so much? How has Euegene's decision-making process changed over time? Where do many people go wrong in constructing and optimising their decision-making process? What are Eugene's biggest takeaways and lessons from Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs on messaging? 3.) The World of Social: What does Eugene believe is the graph design problem for so many social apps today? What does Eugene believe are the best and the worst design choices social media incumbents have made? How does Eugene encourage the next generation of consumer social founders to think through design decisions? 4.) Status as a Service: What does the concept of "Status as a Service" mean to Eugene? What is the biggest misunderstanding people have with the concept? What has fundamentally changed this concept in the last 2-3 years? How does the rise of crypto and NFT's impact the notion of "status as a service"? How does Eugene believe this will look in 10 years? 5.) The World of Media: How does Eugene think through the attention economy today? Why is media and content harder than ever today? Why does Eugene believe media has now become zero-sum? What does Eugene believe will be the future business model for media? Item's Mentioned In Today's Episode with Euegene Wei Eugene's Favourite Book: The Sound and the Fury, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Let’s (Not) Talk About It
Inside a Schizophrenic Mind

Let’s (Not) Talk About It

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 57:36


“Near the end of the worst part of my schizophrenia break, I really wasn't living in reality; I was living in hell.”Apollo Ellis' resume reads like a who's who of the tech world: Sony, Intel, Apple, Oculus and NVIDIA. This Ph.D. engineer has three degrees in computer science from renowned schools -- and he speaks Chinese. But one thing you'd never guess from his long list of accolades is his past in a gang or his history of drug abuse. Or more notable: his lifelong battle with schizophrenia. Throughout the years, Apollo had episodes of paranoia and psychosis, but he never understood they were symptoms of a mental illness. It took decades to get a diagnosis, but when that finally happened, medication helped stabilize him -- and his success skyrocketed. https://letsnottalkaboutit.comHosts: Camille TuuttiSharon TigerAmanda Ziadeh Guest: Apollo Ellis, author of "Through the Valley: Streets, Schizophrenia, and Success in Tech."Expert: Dr. Akua K. BoatengEditor:Tessa HallBehind the Scenes: Lisa AbeytaMusic: “Incoming” by Jeffrey C. Mund "Arms of Gold" by Tape Machines

雪球·财经有深度
1608.如何有理有据地给元宇宙泼一盆冷水?(上)

雪球·财经有深度

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 7:01


欢迎收听雪球和喜马拉雅联合出品的财经有深度,雪球,国内领先的集投资交流交易一体的综合财富管理平台,聪明的投资者都在这里。听众朋友们大家好,我是主播匪石-34,今天分享的内容名字叫做如何有理有据地给元宇宙泼一盆冷水?来自卫夕。元宇宙和之前的科技概念不同,以前,在科技圈的一个概念至少是明确而又具体的,比如——“区块链”、“5G”、“3D打印”。然而,元宇宙不是,它虚幻缥缈而错综复杂,一如“浑元形意拳”。元宇宙是一个筐,什么都能往里装。在不同版本中,我看到了元宇宙至少要集成以下技术——“VR、AR、区块链、5G、云计算、数字孪生、人工智能、NFT、边缘计算等等甚至还有脑机接口”。是的,今天的元宇宙早已不是一个科技词汇,而是一个科幻词汇。在Facebook宣布将公司名字修改成“Meta” mitə后,这种对元宇宙的吹捧和炒作达到了顶峰,这种盛况比几年前吹捧“区块链”有过之而无不及。我实在看不下去了,必须给它泼一盆冷水。在我看来,元宇宙是一个被吹出来的漂亮泡泡。我不仅这样说,我还要证明它只是一个被吹出来的漂亮泡泡一、为什么元宇宙如此火?毫无疑问其中一个原因是离不开Facebook的推波助澜。这两年Facebook的确是内忧外患,面临着隐私、监管等一系列极其复杂的局面,扎克伯克需要通过一个新的故事来激发公司低落的士气,毕竟卖广告已经很不酷了。我们当然不能把小扎的蓝图完全归结于营销噱头,但他描述的丰满未来在现实面前却极其骨感。非常讽刺的是——就在小扎在Connect大会描述元宇宙美好蓝图演讲的同一天,傲库路思的顾问CTO约翰卡马克就在同一个会议上硬生生地拆了小扎的台,直接了当地和老板唱起了反调。在了解卡马克具体讲了哪些话之前,我们需要了解一下为什么他的话重要。我们必须认识一下这位传奇大神——他可能是这个星球在技术层面最懂元宇宙的人,甚至没有之一,为什么这么说呢?我们来简单了解一下这位在游戏界神一样的男人:他年仅22岁就以一己之力开发了世界上第一款3D游戏——《德军总部》,之后又几乎单枪匹马带领仅仅13人的公司开发了《毁灭战士》和《雷神之锤》。而开发这些游戏的引擎就是业界3D游戏引擎的鼻祖,是他引领游戏进入3D时代,很多年英伟达都用《毁灭战士》的游戏表现来测试新一代显卡的性能。而大神最让业界称道的举动就是将这一引擎全部开源,很多玩家耳熟能详的热门游戏诸如《半条命》等都是用这个引擎开发的。2013年,大神卡马克加入了傲库路思(Oculus )的团队,任CTO,过去8年,他作为技术领袖带领团队开发了多个VR头盔项目。可以说,在公司,没有人会比卡马克更懂元宇宙需要的技术。他演讲中的原话就不放了,翻译一下意思大致是:“小扎你快别吹牛了,都被你吹到天上去了,咱们现阶段做的这玩儿到底怎么样你心里没点B数吗?少废话,咱们脚踏实地拿出硬核的表现数据才是真的!”没错,一线听得见炮声的技术大神卡马克认为——元宇宙,我们还没准备好!而更残酷的事实是,卡马克所在的傲库路思Oculus是公认在消费级VR头显领域技术最为领先的公司,没有之一。二、关于元宇宙的硬件,我们来进行一个简单的逻辑思考。从PC互联网到移动互联网的转变过程中,是因为手机足够便捷因而显著地提升了移动在线时长。即移动互联网繁荣的前提是足够的用户时长。而元宇宙要进一步提升在线时长为数不多的路径就是随时随地在线,而要做到随时随地在线,设备必须做到和正常的眼镜一样轻。那么现在普通眼镜的重量是多少呢?是20-50克不等。那么现在最出色的VR眼镜是多重呢?是503克。而现在最出色的AR眼镜是多重呢?答案是566克。所以,这个巨大的差异就决定了元宇宙在硬件层面是一条极为漫长的道路。有人说,你之前说过,技术会指数级进步啊!注意:指数级进步发生的前提是信息世界而非原子世界:电池行业可并不存在摩尔定理,不然特斯拉早就是白菜价了;透镜领域也不存在跨越式发展,不然今天的手机早就把摄像头做平了。没错,突破物理的极限比突破算力的极限难度要高一个数量级。而更为困难的是,我们可远不止让设备变轻这一个目标,而是在重量、算力、视场角、分辩率、刷新率、续航等多个领域都需要同步大幅度提升,这个叠加难度是指数级的。所以甭扯那些没用的!先把现阶段头显的90赫兹变成到120赫兹,把视场角从100度增加到150度,把价格降到千元内,把重量降到200克,把分辨率提升到单眼4K,把续航从2小时提升到5小时,把用户时长从现在的几分钟提升到1小时,行不行?不行就甭吹牛了!三还有一个非常关键的问题:由于现在通往元宇宙的XR技术还在初级阶段,因此硬件需要多维度、大幅度、快速更新才能适应实际需求。这对硬件而言本身就是一个极难的挑战,而多维度、大幅度、快速更新对于软件开发者而言同样是一场灾难。我们思考一个问题——为什么手机能做到一年发布一个新版本?原因就是因为手机的硬件更新是单维度、小幅度更新,相应的应用软件在适配层简单,用户的硬件iPhone12到iPhone13,微信、微博这些应用可能只要花几天就适配完了。然而VR设备则不是这样的,它的每一次更新在算力、视场角、分辨率、刷新率、控制方式、输入输出方式等多个维度通常都会更新。一旦有新硬件,软件为了适应这种复杂的更新在某种意义上就必须推倒重来,无论如何没办法做到几天就适配完。我们看到过去6年,光傲库路思(Oculus )旗下就先后发布了四种硬件。他们都是VR头盔,但却从头到脚、里里外外完全不同,甚至应用商店都是分开的,于是给软件开发商折腾的够惨。可怜的软件开发者们,吭哧吭哧好不容易开发上线一款作品还没开始赚钱,就被告知“我们又有新硬件了,快来开发吧,不然跟不上我们的速度噢!”这就是傲库路思(Oculus )平台过去6年的现状。为什么今年它的开发者大会没有发布大家呼声很高的新款VR设备?就是因为它知道也开发者需要休养生息不能继续这样被折腾了。所以,VR硬件现阶段一个很难调和的矛盾就是急需升级的硬件和难以快速迭代的软件之间的矛盾。

Contact w/ Chris O'Connor
Stuff Island #2 - Trippin' with Wops

Contact w/ Chris O'Connor

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 89:10


Getting too high at Skankfest and Shane drops in to discuss drunk Oculus.

The New Majority
Aidymar Bigio, Imagining a Reality That Never Feels Foreign

The New Majority

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 28:24


When Aidymar Bigio immigrated to the United States—having been accepted to the engineering program at the University of Rochester—it came as more than a culture shock. She describes that first step of her journey as a “survival game in assimilation.” Aidymar Bigio's story begins as that of a curious girl who heard a ticking coming from her mom. That experience propelled her towards a career in engineering, and today, as a prominent Latina at Meta, she leads the future of Oculus. 

VR Download
#88 Vive Focus 3 Tracking Upgrades, Can Startups Like DecaGear Compete?

VR Download

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 53:03


We're Just the Messengers Podcast
Ep. 177 Back to the Future

We're Just the Messengers Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 100:50


On this episode Mike and Moe start off with discussing Oculus. A new virtual reality system that Mike actually experimented with before the show (1:53). Ye part 2 drink champs interview (16:57). How places have rebranded since Covid and also lack of quality service (31:45). Point shaving Doc highlighting Arizona state college basketball team in 1994 betting on games (1:04:34). Mike speaks on Cam Newton being back (1:15:54).

Horror Movie Survival Guide
Dead of Night - "None of us exist at all."

Horror Movie Survival Guide

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 41:32


Dead of Night - "None of us exist at all." Our next round of films were all picked by our wonderful Sound Editor/Producer - Sierra Rein! She has fantastic taste and I think you will find these next films just as delightful as we did!First up is DEAD OF NIGHT (1945) a classic horror anthology with a wraparound story that is just as well done as each individual segment. This film has clearly influenced the horror genre for decades -  the seeds of so many of our favorite films are evident here form an Oculus style mirror tale to a Puppet Master gone wrong. Mervyn Johns stars as our hero, Walter Craig - an architect who sets the whole story in motion as head heads out to the country and shares supernatural stories laced with impending doom! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/HorrorMovieSurvivalGuide)

SBS Bosnian - SBS na bosanskom jeziku
Metaverzum bi mogao stvoriti neregularni crypto-metež, kažu stručnjaci

SBS Bosnian - SBS na bosanskom jeziku

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 9:56


Meta je novo ime kompanije Facebook koja objedinjuje popularnu društvenu mrežu, ali i WhatsApp, Instagram, VR platformu Oculus. SBS istražuje šta ova promjena smjera, šta želi postići, koji rizici su uključeni i kako će funkcionisati transakcije unutar složenog online sistema.

Not In a Creepy Way
NIACW 435 Willow

Not In a Creepy Way

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 73:11


Brothers Drew and J watched Willow, a favorite fantasy movie of their generation, and discovered that it was a derivative waste of both talent and time.   Housekeeping starts at 29:53 and they discuss VR headsets, Oculus, Julie and the Phantoms, power and influence, comic book apps, The Foreigner novel series by C.J. Cherryh, Joe's Donuts, the Becoming Bond documentary, dog-sitting, and PrEP.   File length 1:13:10 File Size 45.4 MB   Theme by Jul Big Green via SongFinch Subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts Listen to us on Stitcher Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Send your comments to show@notinacreepyway.com Visit the show website at www.notinacreepyway.com

The Cloud Pod
142: The Cloud Pod spends the Weekend at the Google Data Lakehouse

The Cloud Pod

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 72:59


On The Cloud Pod this week, the team wishes for time-traveling data. Also, GCP announces Data Lakehouse, Azure hosts Ignite 2021, and Microsoft is out for the metaverse.  A big thanks to this week's sponsors: Foghorn Consulting, which provides full-stack cloud solutions with a focus on strategy, planning and execution for enterprises seeking to take advantage of the transformative capabilities of AWS, Google Cloud and Azure. JumpCloud, which offers a complete platform for identity, access, and device management — no matter where your users and devices are located.  This week's highlights

Should I Play That?
Episode 116: That's Meta

Should I Play That?

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 131:10


As the end of the year approaches, the SIPT crew spend plenty of time catching up on the various releases that have occupied their time in a jam-packed Whatcha Been Playin' segment. Forza Horizon 5! Guardians of the Galaxy! Unpacking! Lost Judgment! Far Cry 6! For news, Oculus dominated headlines with a couple of new initiatives, Halo Infinite and Elden Ring finally unveiled a glimpse of their campaigns, and Sony showed off a new trailer for a live-action adaptation of the Uncharted series.

Craig Peterson's Tech Talk
Is Your Firewall Actually Protecting You? What Should You Be Doing?

Craig Peterson's Tech Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 84:27


Is Your Firewall Actually Protecting You? What Should You Be Doing? New stats are out this week. So what's the number one vector of attack against us? Our Firewalls. And they're failing. So, what's going on. And what can you do about it? [Automated transcript follows] [00:00:16] And of course, I'm always talking about cyber security, because if you ask me that is one of the biggest problems we have in business. [00:00:27] Today. Well, yeah, you got to find employees. In fact, uh, it's almost impossible to find them in the cyber security space as well. And it's been hard for years. So I try to keep you up-to-date here. We've got boot camps that are coming up and you are really going to like them. We've been working on some supplemental materials for it. [00:00:47] And of course these boot camps are always free, so you can join it. You can have your friends come and learn the. Basics. It's not one of these high sell things. Right. I, I got a little letter in the mail this week saying, Hey, you can come and get a free steak dinner. And of course it's kind of like a timeshare, right? [00:01:09] Jay, you have to listen to the pitch. Yes. Stay over. On us. And you are going to be sitting there for four hours listening to this crazy pitch that's going on. That's not what my bootcamps are. Anybody that's been to. One of them will tell you we work on it. I explain it. You know what you have to do, how you have to do it, the wise, the winds, the wherefores. [00:01:35] So if you would like to learn more for yourself, Make sure you sign up Craig peterson.com sign up for my newsletter. And when a bootcamp is coming up, I will be sure to tell you about it in the newsletter so that you can attend. And it's important to, to understand that this is yeah. Aimed at business, the, these boot camps, but almost everything businesses have to do or shouldn't be doing the same thing applies to you in your. [00:02:08] So, if you are a small business person, if you're someone who has some it experience, and you've been assigned to worry about cyber security, this is for you. If you are a very small business and you're kind of the Jack of all trades, and you've got to worry about cybersecurity, this is for you. And I just got. [00:02:31] This week from someone on my email list who is retired and she was talking about her husband and her, they don't have any kids, no errors. They're trying to protect their financial investments. And of course I responded saying, Hey, I'm not a financial investment advisor, but I can certainly give you some cyber security input, which I did. [00:02:53] And you can ask your questions as well. I'm more than glad to hear them. And you probably, if you've sent them in, you know, I always answer them now. My big man, a few days might take me a week, but I will get around to it. And I try and respond to the emails. Sometimes I answered here on the radio show or on my podcast, but usually it's via email me. [00:03:17] At Craig peterson.com. And of course, that's also on my website, Craig peterson.com. And that's also my name Craig Peters on.com. So let's get into the firewall thing. When you have a network, you are connecting that network to your computers, maybe. To your security cameras, to your printers that you have, maybe there's a lock system. [00:03:44] Maybe there's more, all of this stuff is interconnected and it's all rather well and good. You can have a whole lot of fun with it, but it is not as particularly good if you can't get out to the internet. So what do we do? We hook our network, whether it's home or if it's business to the internet. Now, you know, all of this stuff so far, right? [00:04:06] You're following me. The internet is actually inter connected networks. In case you didn't know, there are now millions of networks that are connected on the internet. There are core networks out there. We were my company like number 10,000. I think it was, uh, a S an R a S number autonomous system. So we were fairly early on. [00:04:32] And of course, as you know, I've been on the internet in various forums since the early 1980s and helping to develop the protocols, but it is important to remember it is an interconnected network of networks. You might ask why? Well, the bottom line is you aren't connecting your network with other networks that have malicious software on them. [00:04:58] Maybe they're just poorly configured. Maybe they're causing a denial of service attack effectively because there's so badly configured. But whatever the case may be, you are still exposed. If you look at the traffic that's coming to your router. So your router is sitting at the edge of your network connected to your internet service provider. [00:05:19] So it might be Comcast or Verizon or a whole slew of others. But your network is connected via a router. Then the router knows how do I get my data from the input to the output or from the output to the input, if you will upstream and downstream data, that's what the router is for. And if you look at the data on your router and most of us can't, but if you were able to, what you will see is hundreds of thousands of internet packets coming to, and from your. [00:05:55] Router your endpoint every day. Usually these are bad guys doing what are called scans. They do port scans. They're primarily looking for services. So what do you, do you have a firewall now in many cases, you'll get a device from your Janette service provider that has a router built in and has a firewall built in, and it has wifi. [00:06:19] All of this stuff, all built in together makes life all nice and warm and fuzzy and Catalina, doesn't it. But in reality, it's not necessarily a good thing to have it all in one, because you're definitely not going to get the best of breed and router or firewall or wifi, but that's a different story. What is that firewall for that router? [00:06:41] Of course, it's getting all this internet traffic and anything that's on the internet that is. I'm trying to get to you is going to go through the. And anything that you are trying to send up to the internet, like for instance, to try and get a web page or something is also going to go up through that router. [00:07:02] So how do you protect yourself time? Was that there wasn't really much of a way to protect yourself. And frankly, there weren't a lot of reasons. To try and protect yourself. And the internet was just this wonderful open thing, lots of fun and played around a lot. Back in the early nineties, it was, it was just a joy in the late eighties to, to be connected up to the internet and then bad guys started doing bad things. [00:07:30] We took the concept of what you have in an automobile and applied it to the. If you're driving your car, your in the passenger compartment and that passenger compartment is hopefully warm in the winter and cool in the summertime. And you are protected from that big mean nasty engine that's in front of you, or if you're driving an electric car from those mean nasty batteries that are probably below you in that car and what's between you and the. [00:08:04] Of course a firewall. And the idea is to keep the nastiness of that engine, all of the heat, the oil, the grime, the wind, everything else is associated with that engine. Keep that away from you so that you can now drive that car just comfortably in that controlled climate of the passenger compartment, that concept was then applied to the inter. [00:08:30] And in fact, I designed and implemented one of the first firewalls ever made way back when and the firewall in the internet Partland is very similar to the car in the car. You have some protrusions through that fire. Don't you, you you've got a steering wheel. How does that get up to the front of the car? [00:08:53] Well, it goes through the firewall and around that steering wheel, of course there's some EBDM, some rubber type stuff that helps stop anything from coming through right next to that steering column. Same, thing's true with the brake pedal and the gas pedal. At least it used to be. Nowadays, it's so much of this as drive by wire, that the only thing going through the firewall is a wire and there's no mechanical linkage. [00:09:24] Unlike my car, which is a 1980 Mercedes-Benz diesel. Where yes, indeed. Direct linkages to everything. So the firewall in the cars protecting you from the nastiness in the engine compartment and the firewall, when it comes to your internet is doing something very similar. Think about your house for a minute, you have a house with doors and windows. [00:09:53] I would hope. And a chimney and maybe a couple of other protrusions that are going outside of the house. Well, you have some similar problems and when it comes to the internet and when it comes to the firewall, With your house, sir. Sure. You could post a guard out front, a whole series of them. You've got a dozen guards out front and they are all guarding that front door. [00:10:19] But if no, one's watching the back door, if no one's paying attention to the windows, there's still ways for the bad guys to get in. And that's what we're going to talk about. How does the internet firewall tie into this analogy of cars and the analogy of your home? Because it's a very important point when you get right down to it. [00:10:44] We need to understand this because the number one tactic reported this week by MITRE and Cisco is exploitation of public facing application. So I'm going to explain what that is. What's your firewall can do for you and what you should do for your firewall. A stick around. We've got a lot more coming up. [00:11:09] I want to invite you to go. Of course, right now, online to Craig peterson.com. Once you're there, just sign up for mind's newsletter. Simple Craig peterson.com. [00:11:25] This week, we found out what the top five tactics are that are most frequently being used by bad guys to attack us. This is done by MITRE and Cisco systems. Number one, public facing applications. What does that mean? [00:11:42] We've been talking about this report, but really what we've been delving into is how data flows on your network, whether it's a home network or maybe it's a business network, how does this whole mess work? [00:11:58] And when miters talks about the biggest problem here, 91% of the time being what's called an exploit of a public facing application, what does that mean? We went through the basics of a firewall and a router. So all of the data coming from the internet, coming into the router, then handed to the firewall. [00:12:24] Any data going out, goes into the firewall. And then the. So that's the pretty simplistic version. And of course the firewall on your network does a similar thing to the firewall in your car. It stops the bad stuff, at least it's supposed to, but your home and your car both have different ways of getting. [00:12:48] Past the firewall in the house. It's your doors and your windows in the car. Of course, it's where the steering column goes through where the brake pedal and the gas pedal go through the clutch, all of that stuff that perch, um, permeates, it goes through. That firewall. And of course, you've probably, if you're been around for awhile, you've had leaks coming through your firewall and, uh, you know, how poorest they can be sometimes. [00:13:18] Well, we have the same type of thing on our internet firewalls. Every home has doors and what we call the doors in on the internet is similar to what they call them. On the, in the Navy, on the water, the reports. So think about a porthole in a boat, or think about a, a door, a port, which is the French word for door. [00:13:45] What happens on the internet? For instance, if you're trying to connect to Craig peterson.com, you are going to connect to a specific port on my server. So the address typically, uh, is going to be resolved by DNS. And then once it gets to the server, you can connect to port 4 43. You might try and connect to port 80, but I'll do a redirect, but that's neither here nor there. [00:14:12] So you're going to connect to that port four 40. So my firewall has to say, Hey, if somebody is coming in and wants to get to port 4 43, which is called a well-known port, that's the port that all web server. Listen on. So if someone's trying to get to my port, my web server on port 4 43, let them in. But if someone's trying to get to another port, don't let them in. [00:14:48] Now there's multiple ways to respond or not respond. I can talk about that right now. That'd be for deep dive workshop, but the idea is. Each application that you are connecting to, or that your providing has. Part of the problem that we've been seen. And this is a very big problem is that people are not changing the administrative passwords on their machines. [00:15:20] So administrative passwords mean things like admin for the username and admin for the password on your firewall. So. Your firewall, if you have what's called when admin enabled, what that means is someone on the wide area network. In other words, The internet, someone on the internet or on the, when can connect to your firewall and control it. [00:15:51] This is, as you can imagine, a very big thing, and it is something that we cover in one of our workshops, explained it all and all of the details and what to do, but most businesses and most people have not properly configured their firewalls. When we're talking about number one, problem, 91% of the time being an exploit against public facing applications. [00:16:18] What that means is they could very well just be trying to connect to the administrative interface on your firewall. Unfortunately, they will often offer. Change the software on your firewall. So they won't just reconfigure. They'll just change it entirely. And they'll do all kinds of evil things. Again, we're not going to get into all of that and what to look for and what can happen. [00:16:44] But number one thing everybody's got to do, and I saw some stats this week as well, that made me want to bring the. Most people and most businesses about two thirds have not changed the default passwords on the hardware that they have. Now it can understand sometimes the kids confusing. No question about. [00:17:07] But if you don't change the password on something that's public facing, in other words, something that can be reached from the internet or again, the wide area network. I know there's a lot of terms for this, but something that someone else can get at from outside your network. And it's the default password like admin admin, you could be in a whole lot of. [00:17:35] So check that right now, please double check that triple check that because even if you have a router from a big internet service provider, again, like the Comcast Verizon's, et cetera of the world, they will almost always have it set up. So you can change that administrative password and Jewish. Now I, again, for clients, I have some different advice than I have for, for just regular users, but make sure you change that. [00:18:09] And here's the second part of the problem. What happens if you have a business and let's say you're not hosting your own website, like I've been doing for a couple of decades and how three 30 years, I guess now. Um, and so you've got your website hosted at some. Web height site, hosting place, you know, Gator or one eye and one eye and one or GoDaddy or whatever. [00:18:35] Okay. So, okay. That's fine. So let's not inside our network. Uh, w we don't worry about the security because that's the vendor's problem. Now we're talking about, okay, what happens. My users who need to work from home. This gets to be a very big problem for so many people, because work from home is important. [00:19:00] So what are you going to do? Well, basically in most cases, unfortunately, businesses are just exposing an application to the internet. So they might, they might. Terribly configured networks, where there is a direct connection that goes right to the files. So you connect to a port on their firewall and it immediately redirects it internally. [00:19:30] Remaps it to the file server. And some people are really, really clever. Alright. Or so they think, because what they'll do is they'll say, okay, well, you know, that, that normal port number. Okay. So I'm going to move. Port number. So you're going to connect to port 17, 17 on my firewall, and it's going to connect you to the file share on my file server so that people from home can just connect to port 17, 17, and ta-da, there are all the files and yeah, we're, we're using passwords, so it'll be okay. [00:20:06] It'll be fine. Um, but, uh, guess what it isn't for a few. Different reasons are we're going to be talking about those here in just a minute. Yeah, I want to encourage you right now. Take a minute. Go online. Craig peterson.com. You'll find lots of information there. I've got 3,500 articles, all searchable, Craig peterson.com. [00:20:32] But more importantly, make sure you sign up for my newsletter. Craig peterson.com/subscribe. So that you can keep up to date on everything that is important in all of our lives. [00:20:51] We're talking about firewalls at home at the office, what it means to have public facing services, really applications, people working from home. How can you make it easy for them and hard for the bad guy? [00:21:15] Many businesses had to quickly change the way their computers were set up because of course the lockdown and people working from home. [00:21:26] And, um, unfortunately. Many mistakes were made. And some of this, in fact, I'm going to talk a lot of this problem up to these managed services providers break, fix shops. My, my fellow information technology contractors, if you will, because they didn't know any. Most of these people have been computer people, their whole lives, right. [00:21:55] They played with PCs when they were young and they might've taken a course or two and wow. MCSC certified. Believe me, this is not something that a straight up MCSC or. And frankly, most of the it certifications can really understand or really handle the cybersecurity can be done, but there's so many things they overlook just like what I was just talking about, exposing a file server directly to the internet. [00:22:29] I mentioned, okay. While they thought it was going to be safe because there's a username and password, but there's a couple of huge problems here. Problem. Number one. When you're exposing a service to the internet, like for instance, the files server, you are exposing software that may have exploitable, but. [00:22:54] And again, going back to those stats from earlier this week, more than half of all of the systems that are out there are not patched to date. It's so bad that president Biden just ordered the federal government agencies to apply patches some as old as three years. So what happens now? Well, the bad guy scan, and guess what they found. [00:23:23] Port that you thought was just so clever because it wasn't the standard port number for that service. Maybe it's SMB or CIFS or something else. And, uh, they found it because they scan, they look, they see what the response is that tells them what type of a server sitting there. And then they try, well, let me see. [00:23:45] There's the zero day exploits, but why bother with those? Let's just start with the good old standard ones. And unfortunately, because so many machines are not patched up at all, let alone properly patched up. You, they end up getting into the machine. It's really that simple, just because it's not patched up. [00:24:08] How does that sound? Huh? Yeah, it's just plain, not patched up. It's not available for anyone to be able to use anybody to be able to access. Right. It there it's not restricted. So the passwords don't matter if you haven't patched your systems. And then the second problem is that. Are brute force attacks against so many servers out there. [00:24:36] And most of the time, what we're talking about is Microsoft, but, you know, there's the share of bugs kind of goes around, but Microsoft and really, they get nailed a lot more than most beet, mainly because they're probably the number one out there that's in use today, not in the server community, certainly, but certainly also in the. [00:24:59] It's been, you know, small businesses, that's all they know. So they just run a Microsoft server and more and more, you kind of have to run it because I, I get it. You know, there's so many apps that depend on the various functions that are provided by the active directory server at Microsoft and stuff. So we, we do that for our customers as well. [00:25:19] So are you starting to see why the brute force against a server will often get them in and the smarter guys figure out what the business is? And then they go to the dark web and they look up those business emails. Addresses that they have that have been stolen along with the passwords that were used. [00:25:43] That's why we keep saying, use a different password on every site because that stolen password now. Is going to be tried against your service, your, your file server. That might be there. You might be trying to have a VPN service that the people are VPN in from home. You might have remote desktop, which has been. [00:26:08] Abject failure when it comes to cybersecurity, it's just been absolutely terrible. So you might have any of those types of things. And if they've got your email address and they've got the passwords you've used on other sites, which they've stolen and they try them, are they going to work? Odds are yes, because most people, I got another set of stats this week. [00:26:36] Most people use the same password for every site out there or every type of site. So they might get a second, most common is they use one password for all of their social media sites. They use another one for all of their banking sites. So we cover this in some depth in our bootcamp so that you understand how to do the whole password thing. [00:27:03] And what I recommend is a piece of software called one password. I don't recommend that you just use one password for everything. I was misunderstood by someone the other day. You mean just w w I use one password for everything. Yeah, you do. And then I talked to them a little bit more because I thought that was an odd question. [00:27:24] And it turned out, he was thinking, you just have the one password, like, like, you know, P at sign SSW, zero RD. Right? You use that everywhere. No, there's a piece of software go to one password.com. That's what I recommend as a password manager. And I show you how to use that and how to use it effectively in my bootcamp. [00:27:48] Absolutely free. Just like the radio is free. I'm trying to get the information out to as many people as possible, but you gotta be on my list. Craig peterson.com. Make sure you go there. So I've explained the basics here of what happens. We have a door open or windows, open ports on our servers, on our firewalls at home. [00:28:15] And at work. So the thing to do, particularly if you're a business, but even if your home user is check that firewall configuration. And let me tell you something that probably won't come as a surprise. Most of these internet server. The providers are in the business to make as much money as possible. And cybersecurity is very much secondary. [00:28:40] They know they talk about it and they talk about software defined networks and things that sound really cool. But in reality, what they give you is. Configured very well and is going to expose you. So make sure you go in, they will set it up. For instance, if they're providing you with television services, they'll set it up so that they can just bypass your firewall and get into the cable box that they installed in your house. [00:29:09] Yeah. Obviously that's not something they should be doing because now they are opening you up to attack. What happens when there's a cybersecurity problem with the cable box? We've seen this problem too, with television vendors where they poke a hole out through your firewall so that they can then gather statistics and do firmer updates and everything else. [00:29:34] It's insane. It really is. These vendors are not thinking about you. They're not thinking about the consequences. It is a very, very sad situation, but now you know what to do and how to do it. Okay. I explained today, firewalls. I explained router. I explained ports, which should be open, which should not be open. [00:29:58] And the reasons why I even mentioned passwords, I get into that in a lot of detail in my bootcamp, Craig peterson.com to get on that waiting list. Craig peterson.com, just subscribe and you'll be kept up to date. [00:30:14] There has been a whole lot of discussion lately about Metta. You might've heard. In fact, you probably did that. Facebook changed its name to Metta and they're aiming for something called the metaverse. So what is it exactly and what's it going to do for or to you? [00:30:32] The metaverse oh my gosh. I had a great discussion this week about the metaverse this came out in, um, and originally anyways, in this novel called the what was it now? [00:30:47] A snow crash. That's what it was 1992, Neil. Stevenson or Steffenson. I'm not sure how he pronounces it, but in this book, which was a cyberpunk model and I've, I've always thought cyber punk was cool. Uh, is the metal versus an imaginary place that's made available to the public over the world wide fiber optics network. [00:31:13] And it's projected onto virtual reality goggles sound familiar yet. And in the. You can build a buildings park signs as well as things that do not exist. In reality, such as vast hovering overhead light show, special neighborhoods were three where the rules of three-dimensional spacetime are ignored and free combat zones where people can go hunt and kill each other. [00:31:42] Great article about this in ARS Technica this week. And, uh, that was a little quote from the book and from the article. Phenomenal idea. Well, if you have read or seen the movie ready player one, and I have seen the movie, but a friend of mine this week said the book is so much better. So I'm going to have to read that book, ready player one. [00:32:06] But in it, you have these people living in. Dystopian future where everything is badly worn down, the mega cities, people building on top of each other and they get their entertainment and relaxation and even make money in. Prison time by being inside this virtual world, they can go anywhere, do anything and play games, or just have fun. [00:32:39] One of the vendors that we work with at my company mainstream has this kind of a virtual reality thing for. I kind of a summit, so people can go and watch this presentation and I think it's stupid, but they, you walk in. And it's, uh, this is just on a screen. They're not using like those Oculus 3d graph glasses, but you walk into an auditorium. [00:33:13] So you've got to make your little avatar walked on. Dun dun, dun dun, dun, dun, dun, dun, dun, and then go to an empty seat. And then you have to make your avatar sit down. Right? I, I have never played a game like this. I never played second life. Never any of that sort of thing. It was kind of crazy to me. And then I was doing a presentation, so I had to go Dundon then, then, then the, up onto the rostrum there and stand behind the podium and, and then put my slides up on this virtual screen. [00:33:49] It was ridiculous. I have a full television production studio here in my, in my lab. Right. And that's, this is where I do the radio show. This is where I do my television appearances. This is where I do pretty much everything. Right. And so what I can do is I can split screen with my face, with the desktop. [00:34:12] You can see my desktop, I can draw on it, circle things, highlight things or whatever I want to do. Right. But no, no, no, no. I was in their virtual reality. And so all I could do is. I have the slides come up. In fact, I had prepared beforehand, pre-taped it? A, the whole presentation, but I couldn't play that video. [00:34:37] No, no, no. I had to show a slide deck, you know, death by PowerPoint. I'm sure you've been there before. It's very, very frustrating in case you can tell for me, well, we've seen this type of thing. I mentioned some of the things like that. I'm in second life. I'm sure you've heard of that before. Sims is another one you've probably heard of before. [00:35:01] These types of semi metaverses have been around a very long time. And, and in fact, all the way on back to the nineties is Habbo hotel. G I don't know if you ever heard of that thing, but it was non-line gaming and social space. I helped to develop one for a client of mine back in the early nineties. [00:35:23] Didn't really go very far. I think it was ahead of its time. It's it's interesting right now, enter. Mark Zuckerberg. Do you remember a few years ago, mark Zuckerberg had a presentation. He was going to make this huge announcement, right? They bought Oculus. What was it? It was like crazy amount of money. And then he came in the back of the hall. [00:35:50] And nobody noticed he walked all the way up to the front and nobody even saw him because they were all wearing these 3d glasses. And of course, today they are huge. They are awkward and they don't look that great, the pictures inside, but the idea is you can move your head around and the figures move as your head moves, almost like you're in the real world. [00:36:13] And that's kind of cool and people thought it was kind of cool and they didn't see Zuckerberg because they all had these things on. And the inside was playing a little presentation about what Facebook was going to do with Oculus. Well, they just killed off the Oculus name anyways here a couple of weeks ago, over at Facebook about the same time that got rid of the Facebook name and went to meta. [00:36:39] The Facebook product is so-called Facebook and it appears what they are going to be doing is taking the concept of a metaverse much, much further than anyone has ever taken it before. They're planning on there's speculation here. Okay. So, you know, don't obviously I don't get invested. I don't give investment advice, investment advice. [00:37:10] Um, but I do talk about technology and, uh, I've been usually five to 10 years. I had so take that as well. They as the grain of salt, but I think what they're planning on doing is Facebook wants to become the foundation for Mehta versus think about things like world of Warcraft, where you've got the. Gain that people are playing. [00:37:39] And it's a virtual reality, basically, right? It might be two D, but some of it's moving into the three-dimensional world. Other games like Minecraft and roadblocks, they have some pretty simple building blocks that people can use network effects and play your creativity to make your little world and the ability. [00:38:04] To exchange and or sell your virtual property. That's where I think Mr. Zuckerberg is getting really interested now because if they can build the platform that everybody else the wants to have a virtual world builds their virtual world on top of. Man, do they have a moneymaker? Now? People like me, we're going to look at this and just poo poo it. [00:38:35] I I'm sure I'm absolutely sure, because it will be another 20 years before you really think it's. You know, some of these scifi shows have talked about it. You know, you can feel someone touching you, et cetera, et cetera. Yeah. That's going to be very crude for a very long time. And now CGI is pretty good. [00:38:57] Yeah. You watch the movies. CGI is great, but that takes weeks worth of rendering time on huge farms, clusters of servers. So it's going to take quite a while. Looking at the normal advancement of technology before this really becomes real. Now there have also been us court cases over who owns what in bad happened with Eve online. [00:39:28] Second life where disagreements over player ownership of the virtual land created by the publisher, which was Linden labs. When. And I've also mentioned in the past how our friends over at the IRS have tried to tax some of the land that you own inside these virtual worlds. So ownership, do you really own it? [00:39:55] Does it really exist? What would non fungible tokens maybe it does. And these non fungible tokens are. Basically just a check, some verification, I'm really oversimplifying of some sort of a digital something rather lately. And initially it was mostly pictures. And so you had a picture of something and you owned that and you could prove it because of the blockchain behind it. [00:40:27] But I think this is where he's really interested because if he can build the base platform. Let the developers come up with the rules of what's it called it a game and come up with what the properties look like and how people can trade them and sell them and what kind of upgrades they can get. Right. [00:40:48] So let's nothing Zuckerberg has to worry about. Uh, Metta or Zuckerberg then worries about, okay. So how do we collect money for these? How do we check with the transactions? Uh, somebody wants to buy those sort of Damocles. How does that transaction work and how do we Facebook Metta? How do we get a slice of the act? [00:41:16] You got to believe that that's where things are going. And if they have the ability to make this base platform and be able to take characters from one part of a developer to another part of the developer, you could have worlds where Gandalf might be fighting bugs bunny. Right? Interesting. Interesting and Warner brothers, all these movie companies would probably be coming out with complete virtual reality. [00:41:49] So when you're watching James Bond, you're not just watching James Bond, you can look around, you can see what's happening. People sneaking up behind. And ultimately you could be James Bond, but that's decades away. I think a good 20 years. All right, everybody. Thanks for sticking around here. Make sure you go online. [00:42:11] Craig peterson.com/subscribe. Get my weekly newsletter. Find out about these free boot camps and other things that I have. So we can keep you up to date and keep you safe. [00:42:25] We already talked about Metta and their name, change the metaverse, but there's something else. Facebook did this last week that surprised a lot of users, something they started in 2010, but has been controversial ever since. [00:42:41] We had a pretty big announcement, frankly, this last week from our friends over at Facebook, not the one where they change their name and the. [00:42:51] Basically trying to create a metaverse platform. That's going to be the one platform that rules the world. Although those are my words by the way. But Facebook has announced plans now to shut down a decade old. Facial recognition system this month. We'll see what they do with this. If they follow through entirely, but they're planning on deleting over 1 billion faces that they have already gone through and analyzed. [00:43:26] You might remember. In 2010, Facebook had a brand new feature. It started announcing, Hey, did you know that so-and-so just posted your picture? Is this you? Is this your friend, is this sewn? So do you remember all of those questions? If you're a Facebook user back in the day? Well, they were automatically identifying people who appeared in digital photos and suggested that users or users tagged them with a click we're going to get to and admitted here. [00:43:57] Uh, and of course that then linked the Facebook account for. The picture that you tagged to the images and let that person know. And of course Facebook's ultimate goal is to get you to stay on long, as long online, as long as possible. Because if you're online, you are going to be looking at ads that are aimed primarily at. [00:44:18] Well, facial recognition has been a problem. We've seen it a worldwide. I just read through a restatement from the electronic frontier foundation, talking about facial recognition and the problems with it, how some people have been arrested based on facial recognition and held for over a day. We'll have cases where the police use to kind of a crummy photograph of them from a surveillance video sometimes also from a police car, in some areas, the police cars are continually taking video and uploading it to the internet, looking for things like license plates, to see if a car. [00:45:00] Parking ticket that hasn't been paid or it hasn't paid us registration all the way through looking at faces, who is this person? And some in law enforcement have kind of thought it would be great to have kind of like Robocop. You remember Robocop, not the ed 2 0 9. There was also in that movie. That's also very scary, but when they look at someone who's on a street at autonomous. [00:45:24] Pops up in their glasses, who it is, any criminal record, if there any sort of a threat to et cetera. And I can understand that from the policemen standpoint. And I interviewed out at the consumer electronic show, a manufacturer of. That technology, it was kind of big and bulky at the time. This was probably about six or eight years ago, but nowadays you're talking about something that's kind of Google glass size, although that's kind of gone by the wayside too. [00:45:54] There are others that are out there that you. Facial recognition. Technology has really advanced in its ability to identify people, but you still get false positives and false negatives. And that's where part of the problem becomes from they have been taking and they been private companies primarily, but also some government agencies they've been taking pictures from. [00:46:21] They can find them. We've talked about Clearview AI before this is a company that literally stole pitchers, that it could get off the internet. They scan through Facebook, Instagram, everywhere. They could find faces and they tied it all back in. They did facial recognition. On all of those photos that they had taken and then sold the data to law enforcement agencies. [00:46:49] There's an app you can get from Clearview AI. That runs on your smartphone and you can take a picture of someone in the street, clear view. AI will run that face through their database and we'll tell you who it is, what their, what their background is, where their LinkedIn page is their Facebook page, wherever it found them online. [00:47:13] Basically what they've been doing. Now Clearview had a problem here this last couple of weeks because the Australian government ordered them to delete all facial recognition, data belonging, to anyone that lives. In Australia. Now that's going to be a bit of a problem for clear view, because it's hard to identify exactly where people live just based on a photograph. [00:47:40] And the United Kingdom is also considering doing this exact same thing. Now, clear views have been sued. They violated the terms of service from Facebook and some of these other sites that I mentioned, but they did it anyway. And clear view was. To destroy all the facial images and facial templates they had retrieved about any Australian. [00:48:08] I think that's probably a pretty good idea. I don't like the idea of this data being out there. Well, if your password is stolen and we're going to be talking about that in our bootcamp, coming up here in a couple of weeks about how to determine if your username or your password is stolen. But, uh, and of course, if you want to get that. [00:48:29] Bootcamp and go to that. There's no charge for it, but you have to know about it. And the only way is to sign up. You have to make sure you're on my email list@craigpeterson.com. But what happens when your email address is stolen or your password, or both are stolen from a web. Oh, typically they end up on the dark web. [00:48:50] They sell personal identification for very little money. In some cases it's only a few dollars per thousand people's identities. It is absolutely crazy. So the bad guys are looking for that information, but you can change your password. You can change your email address, but if your facial information is stolen, Can't change your face. [00:49:18] If your eye print is stolen, you can't change your eye. I have a friend who's pretty excited because he got to go right through the security at the airport ever so quickly. Cause all they had to do was scan his eyeball. Well, that data is valuable data because it cannot be changed. And it can, in some cases be replicated. [00:49:41] In fact, the department of Homeland security and the transportation safety administration had the database of face print stolen from them in 2019. To about 200,000 people's identities were stolen, the face sprints. It's just absolutely crazy. And this was some, a vendor of us customs and border protection. [00:50:05] And it, it, you can't write down to it. I read the detailed report on it just now. And the report that came out of the federal government said, well, it went to a contractor who. Took the data, all of the face prints off site over to their own site. And it wasn't encrypted when they took it over there. But it does mention that it was taken from an un-encrypted system at customs and border protection. [00:50:34] So wait a minute. Now you're blaming the contractor that you hired because it wasn't encrypted and yet you didn't encrypt it yourself either. I, you know, I guess that kind of goes around, but they want to. They want your biometric information just as much as they want anything else. Think about your phones. [00:50:53] Nowadays, apple has done a very good job with the biometrics and the fingerprints and making sure that that information is only ever stored on the phone. It never goes to apple, never leaves the phone it's in what apple calls, the secure long term. And if you mess with it at all, it destroys itself, which is part of the problem with replacing a cracked screen yourself on an iPhone, because you're going to disturb that secure enclave and the phone will no longer work. [00:51:24] That is not true when it comes to many other devices, including most of your Android phones that are out there. It is. So if the bad guys have. Your face print, they, and they can create 3d models that can and do in fact, go ahead and fool it into letting you in that that's information they want. So why are we allowing these companies to like clear view AI? [00:51:52] And others to buy our driver's license photos to the federal government, to also by the way, by our driver's license photos, by them from other sites and also our passport information. It's getting kind of scary, especially when you look into. China has a social credit system. And the Biden administration has made rumblings about the same here in the U S but in China, what they're doing is they have cameras all over the place and your faces. [00:52:27] And they can identify you. So if you jaywalk, they take so many points off of your social credit. If you don't do something that they want you to do or be somewhere, they want you to be, you lose credits again, and you can gain them as well by doing various things that the government wants you to do. And. [00:52:49] And ultimately, if you don't have enough social credit, you can't even get on a train to get to work. But the real bad part are the users. This is a minority in China and China's authorities are using. Us facial recognition, technology and artificial intelligence technology. Hey, thanks Google for moving your artificial intelligence lab to China in order to control and track the users. [00:53:19] Absolutely amazing in the United States law enforcement is using this type of software to aid policing, and we've already seen problems of overreach and mistaken IRS. So Facebook to you're leading a billion of these frameworks. If you will, of people's faces biometrics. Good for them. Hopefully this will continue a tread elsewhere. [00:53:46] Well, we've talked a little bit today about firewalls, what they do, how your network is set up. If you miss that, make sure you catch up online. My podcast@craigpeterson.com, but there's a whole new term out there that is changing security. [00:54:03] It's difficult to set up a secure network. [00:54:07] Let's just say mostly secure because if there's a power plug going into it, there's probably a security issue, but it's difficult to do that. And historically, what we've done is we've segmented the networks. So we have various devices that. Maybe be a little more harmful and on one network, other devices at a different level of security and many businesses that we've worked with, we have five different networks each with its own level of secure. [00:54:38] And in order to get from one part of the network, for instance, let's say you're an accounting and you want to get to the accounting file server. We make sure your machine is allowed access at the network level. And then obviously on top of that, you've got usernames and passwords. Maybe you've got multifactor authentication or something else. [00:54:59] I'll make sense, doesn't it? Well, the new move today is to kind of move away from that somewhat. And instead of having a machine or a network have firewall rules to get to a different network or different machine within an organization. There's something called zero trust. So again, think of it. You've, you've got a network that just has salespeople on it. [00:55:25] You have another network that might have just your accounting people. Another network has your administrative people and other network has your software developers, et cetera. So all of these networks are separate from each other and they're all firewalled from each other. So that only for instance, at county people can get to the accounting server. [00:55:44] Okay, et cetera. Right? The sales guys can enter the sales data and the programmers can get at their programs. And maybe the servers that are running their virtual machines are doing testing on what was zero trust. It is substantially different. What they're doing with zero trust is assuming that you always have to be authentic. [00:56:11] So instead of traditional security, where, where you're coming from helps to determine your level of access, you are assuming that basically no units of trust. So I don't care where you're coming from. If you are on a machine in the accounting department, We want to verify a lot of other information before we grant you access. [00:56:38] So that information probably does include what network you're on. Probably does include the machine you're on, but it's going to all. You as a user. So you're going to have a username. You're going to have an ID. You're going to have a multi-factor authentication. And then we're going to know specifically what your job is and what you need to have specific access. [00:57:04] Because this follows the overall principle of least privilege to get your job done. Now you might've thought in the past that, oh my gosh, these firewalls, they're just so annoying. It's just so difficult to be able to do anything right. Well, zero trust is really going to get your attention. If that's what you've been saying. [00:57:23] But here's an example of the traditional security approach. If you're in the office, you get access to the full network. Cause that's pretty common, right? That's not what we've been doing, but that's pretty common where we have been kind of working in the middle between zero trust and this traditional you're in the office. [00:57:41] So you can potentially get it. Everything that's on the off. And if you're at home while all you have to do is access a specific portal, or as I've explained before, well, you are just connecting to an IP address in a hidden port, which won't remain hidden for. So maybe in a traditional security approach, the bouncer checks your ID. [00:58:08] You can go anywhere inside this club and it's multi floor, right. But in a zero trust approach, getting into the club, having that bouncer look at your ID is only the first check, the bartender or the waiter. They also have to check your ID before you could be served. No matter where you are in the club and that's kind of how they do it right now, though, they'll make a mark on your hand or they'll stamp it. [00:58:35] And now they know, okay, this person cannot get a drink for instance. So think of it that way, where every resource that's available inside the business independently checks whether or not you should have access to. This is the next level of security. It's something that most businesses are starting to move towards. [00:58:57] I'm talking about the bigger guys, the guys that have had to deal with cybersecurity for awhile, not just the people who have a small business, most small businesses have that flat network that. Again about right. The traditional security approach of all you're in the office. So yeah, you can get at anything. [00:59:15] It doesn't matter. And then you, you have the sales guys walking out with your client list and who knows what else is going on? Think of Ferris, Bueller, where he was updating his grades and miss days at high school, from his home computer. And you've got an idea of why you might want to secure. You are network internally because of, again, those internal threats. [00:59:40] So keep an eye out for it. If you're looking to replace your network, obviously this is something that we've had a lot of experience with. Cisco is probably the best one out there for this, but there are a few other vendors that are pretty good. If you want to drop me an email, I'll put together a list of some of the top tier zero. [01:00:02] Providers so that you can look at those. I don't have one right now, but I'd be glad to just email me M e@craigpeterson.com. We can point you in the right direction, but if you have an it person or department, or whether you outsource it to an MSP, a managed services provider, make sure you have the discussion with them about zero. [01:00:28] Now, when I'm looking at security, I'm concerned about a bunch of things. So let me tell you something that Karen and I have been working on the last, oh man, few weeks. I mentioned the boot camp earlier in the show today. And one of the things that we're going to do for those people that attend the bootcamp is I think incredible. [01:00:49] This has taken Karen so much time to dig up. Once she's done is she's worked with me to figure out what are the things that you need to keep tabs on. Now, again, this is aimed primarily at businesses, but let me tell you, this is going to be great for home users as well. And we've put together this list of what you should be doing. [01:01:15] About cybersecurity every week. And in fact, a couple of things that are daily, but every week, every month, every quarter, every six months and every year, it's a full checklist. So you can take this and sit down with it and, you know, okay. So I have to do these things this week and this isn't. Response to anything in particular, it does meet most requirements, but frankly, it's something that every business should be doing when it comes to the cybersecurity. [01:01:53] It includes things like passwords. Are they being done? Right? Did you do some training with your employees on fishing or a few other topics all the way on down to make sure you got some canned air and blew out the fan? In your workstations, you'd be amazed at how dirty they get. And he is the enemy of computers that makes them just fail much, much faster than, than 82, same thing with server. [01:02:22] So it is everything. It is a lot of pages and it is just check she'd made it nice and big. Right. So even I can read it. But it's little check marks that you can mark on doing while you're going through it. So we're doing some more work on that. She's got the first couple of iterations done. We're going to do a couple more, make sure it is completely what you would need in order to help keep your cyber security in. [01:02:50] But the only way you're going to get it is if you are in the BR the bootcamp absolutely free. So it was this list, or of course you won't find out unless you are on my email list. Craig Peterson.com/subscribe. [01:03:06] One of the questions I get asked pretty frequently has to do with artificial intelligence and robots. Where are we going? What are we going to see first? What is the technology that's first going to get into our businesses and our homes. [01:03:22] Artificial intelligence is something that isn't even very well-defined there's machine learning and there's artificial intelligence. [01:03:33] Some people put machine learning as a subset of artificial intelligence. Other people kind of mess around with it and do it the other way. I tend to think that artificial intelligence is kind of the top of the heap, if you will. And that machine learning is a little bit further down because machines can be programmed to learn. [01:03:54] For instance, look at your robot, your eye robot cleans the floor, cleans the carpet. It moves around. It has sensors and it learned, Hey, I have to turn here. Now. I robot is actually pretty much randomly drew. But there are some other little vacuum robots that, that do learn the makeup of your house. The reason for the randomization is while chairs move people, move things, move. [01:04:22] So trying to count on the house, being exactly the same every time isn't isn't exactly right. Uh, by the way, a lot of those little vacuums that are running around are also sending data about your house, up to the manufacturer in the. So they often will know how big the house is. They know where it's located because you're using the app for their robot. [01:04:47] And that, of course it has access to GPS, et cetera, et cetera. Right. But where are we going? Obviously, the little by robot, the little vacuum does not need much intelligence to do what it's doing, but one of the pursuits that we've had for. Really since the late nineties for 20, 25 years are what are called follower robots. [01:05:13] And that's when I think we're going to start seeing much more frequently, it's going to be kind of the first, um, I called it machine learning. They call it artificial intelligence who you really could argue either one of them, but there's a little device called a Piaggio fast forward. And it is really kind of cool. [01:05:34] Think of it almost like R2D2 or BB eight from star wars following you around. It's frankly, a little hard to do. And I want to point out right now, a robot that came out, I think it was last year from Amazon is called the Astro robot. And you might remember Astro from the Jetsons and. This little robot was available in limited quantities. [01:06:01] I'm looking at a picture of it right now. It, frankly, Astro is quite cute. It's got two front wheels, one little toggle wheel in the back. It's got cameras. It has a display that kind of makes it look like kids are face, has got two eyeballs on them. And the main idea behind this robot is that it will. [01:06:23] Provide some protection for your home. So it has a telescoping camera and sensor that goes up out of its head up fairly high, probably about three or four feet up looking at this picture. And it walks around your one rolls around your home, scanning for things that are out of the normal listening for things like windows breaking there, there's all kinds of security. [01:06:50] That's rolled into some of these. But it is a robot and it is kind of cool, but it's not great. It's not absolutely fantastic. Amazon's dubbing the technology it's using for Astro intelligent motion. So it's using location and mapping data to make sure that Astro. Gets around without crashing into things. [01:07:18] Unlike that little vacuum cleaner that you have, because if someone loves something on the floor that wasn't there before, they don't want to run over it, they don't want to cause harm. They don't want to run into your cats and dogs. And oh my maybe lions and bears too. But, uh, they're also using this computer vision technology called visual ID and that is used. [01:07:41] With facial recognition, drum roll, please, to recognize specific members of the family. So it's kind of like the dog right in the house. It's sitting there barking until it recognizes who you are, but Astro, in this case, Recognizes you and then provide you with messages and reminders can even bring you the remote or something else and you just drop it in the bin and off it goes. [01:08:08] But what I am looking at now with this Piaggio fast forward, you might want to look it up online, cause it's really. Cool is it does the following, like we've talked about here following you around and doing things, but it is really designed to change how people and goods are moving around. So there's a couple of cool technologies along this line as well. [01:08:35] That it's not, aren't just these little small things. You might've seen. Robots delivery robots. The Domino's for instance, has been working on there's another real cool one out there called a bird. And this is an autonomous driving power. Basically. It's a kind of a four wheel ATV and it's designed to move between the rows of fruit orchards in California or other places. [01:09:01] So what you do to train this borough robot is you press a follow button on it. You start walking around the field or wherever you want it to go. It's using, uh, some basic technology to follow you, cameras and computer vision, and it's recording it with GPS and it memorizes the route at that point. Now it can ferry all of your goods. [01:09:29] Around that path and communicate the path by the way to other burrow robots. So if you're out doing harvesting or whether it's apples out in the east coast, or maybe as I said out in California, you've got it. Helping you with some of the fruit orchards. It's amazing. So this is going to be something that is going to save a lot of time and money, these things, by the way, way up to 500 pounds and it can carry as much as a half a ton. [01:09:58] You might've seen some of the devices also from a company down in Boston, and I have thought that they were kind of creepy when, when you look at it, but the company's called Boston dynamics and. They were just bought, I think it was Hondai the bought them trying to remember. And, uh, anyway, These are kind of, they have robots that kind of look like a dog and they have other robots that kind of look like a human and they can do a lot of different chores. [01:10:33] The military has used them as have others to haul stuff. This one, this is like the little dog, it has four legs. So unlike a lot of these other robots that are on wheels, this thing can go over very, very. Terrain it can self write, et cetera. And they're also using them for things like loading trucks and moving things around, um, kind of think of Ripley again, another science fiction tie, uh, where she's loading the cargo in the bay of that spaceship. [01:11:05] And she is inside a machine. That's actually doing all of that heavy lifting now. Today, the technology, we have a can do all of that for us. So it is cool. Uh, I get kind of concerned when I see some of these things. Military robots are my favorite, especially when we're talking about artificial intelligence, but expect the first thing for these to be doing is to be almost like a companion, helping us carry things around, go fetch things for us and in the business space. [01:11:40] Go ahead and load up those trucks and haul that heavy stuff. So people aren't hurting their backs. Pretty darn cool. Hey, I want to remind you if you would like to get some of the free training or you want some help with something the best place to start is Craig peterson.com. And if you want professional help, well, not the shrink type, but with cyber security. [01:12:06] email me M E at Craig peterson.com. [01:12:10] Just in time for the holidays, we have another scam out there and this one is really rather clever and is fooling a lot of people and is costing them, frankly, a whole lot of money. [01:12:26] This is a very big cyber problem because it has been very effective. And although there have been efforts in place to try and stop it, they've still been able to kind of get ahead of it. There's a great article on vice that's in this week's newsletter. In my show notes up on the website and it is talking about a call that came in to one of the writers, Lorenzo, B cherry, um, probably completely messy and that name up, but the call came in from. [01:13:03] Supposedly right. Paid pals, uh, fraud prevention system. Someone apparently had tried to use his PayPal account to spend $58 and 82 cents. According to the automated voice on the line, PayPal needed to verify my identity to block the transfer. And here's a quote from the call, uh, in order to secure your account, please enter the code we have sent to your mobile device. [01:13:32] Now the voice said PayPal, sometimes texts, users, a code in order to protect their account. You know, I've said many times don't use SMS, right? Text messages for multi-factor authentication. There are much better ways to do it. Uh, after entering a string of six digits, the voice said, thank you. Your account has been secured and this request has been blocked. [01:13:57] Quote, again, don't worry. If any payment has been charged your account, we will refund it within 24 to 48 hours. Your reference ID is 1 5 4 9 9 2 6. You may now hang up, but this call was actually. Hacker they're using a type of bot is what they're called. These are these automated robotic response systems that just dramatically streamlined the process for the hackers to gain access into your account. [01:14:31] Particularly when you have multi-factor authentication codes where you're using. An SMS messages, but it also works for other types of one-time passwords. For instance, I suggest to everybody and we use these with our clients that they should use something called one password.com. That's really you'll find them online. [01:14:54] And one password.com allows you to use and create one time password, same thing with Google authenticator, same thing with Microsoft authenticator, they all have one-time password. So if a bad guy has found your email address and has found your password online in one of these hacks, how can they possibly get into your PayPal account or Amazon or Coinbase or apple pay or. [01:15:26] Because you've got a one time password set up or SMS, right? Multifactor authentication of some sort. Well they're full and people and absolute victims. Here's what's happening. Th this bot by the way, is great for bad guys that don't have social engineering skills, social engineering skills, or when someone calls up and says, hi, I'm from it. [01:15:51] And there's a problem. And we're going to be doing an upgrade on your Microsoft word account this weekend because of a bug or a security vulnerability. So what, what I need from you is I need to know what username you're normally using so that I can upgrade the right. So we don't, it doesn't cost us a whole bunch by upgrading accounts that aren't being used. [01:16:15] So once the account name that you use on the computer and what's the password, so we can get in and test it afterwards, that's a social engineering type attack. That's where someone calls on the phone, those tend to be pretty effective. But how about if you don't speak English very well? At all frankly, or if you're not good at tricking people by talking to them, well, this one is really great. [01:16:44] Cause these bots only cost a few hundred bucks and anybody can get started using these bots to get around multi-factor authentication. See, here's how it works. In order to break into someone's account, they need your username, email address and password. Right? Well, I already said. Much many of those have been stolen. [01:17:07] And in our boot camp coming up in a few weeks, we're going to go through how you can find out if your username has been stolen and has been posted on the dark web and same thing for your password. Right? So that's going to be part of the. Coming up that I'll announce in the newsletter. Once we finished getting everything already for you guys, they also go ahead and buy what are called bank logs, which are login details from spammers who have already tricked you into giving away some of this information. [01:17:41] But what if you have multi-factor authentication enabled something I'm always talking about, always telling you to do. Well, these bots work with platforms like Twilio, for instance, uh, and they are using other things as well, like slack, et cetera. And all the bad guy has to do with that point is going. [01:18:07] And, uh, say, they're trying to break into your account right now. So they're going to, let's get really, really specific TD bank. That's where my daughter works. So let's say you have a TD bank account. And the hacker has a good idea that you have a TD bank account knows it because they entered in your username and password and TD bank was letting them in. [01:18:32] But TD bank sent you a text message with that six character code, right? It's usually digits. It's usually a number. So what happens then? So the bad guys says, okay, so it's asking me for this six digit SMS

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Twenty Minute VC Podcast Notes Key Takeaways “You need just as good business people on your team as you do technology people in order to win” – Brian SingermanAnduril's team recipe is made for success by having elite technologists and pre-existing relationships with the governmentWe need to control our own destiny when it comes to national security – defense products need to be built on-shore, not outsourcedAnduril is creating software (Lattice Platform) and hardware for national defense and securityEvery founder needs to have ‘IT' = Know their unique strengths and effectively supplement their weaknesses with other peopleIn Brian's opinion, Palmer Luckey has ‘IT' and compares him to Elon Musk as a technologist visionaryRelationships with founders are the key to VC success in this valuation inflation marketRead the full notes @ podcastnotes.org Brian Singerman is a General Partner @ Founders Fund, one of the most prominent venture firms of the last decade with a portfolio including Anduril, SpaceX, Tesla, Palantir, Stripe, Affirm, Airbnb, Facebook, and many more. As for Brian, he has led investments in the likes of Affirm, Oscar Health, Wish, Asana, Oculus, and Postmates to name a few. Brian also sits on the board or is an observer to The Long Term Stock Exchange, Solugen, Cloud9, Modern Health, and of course, Anduril. Prior to Founders Fund, Brian spent a very successful 4 years as an engineer and executive at Google. In Today's Episode with Brian Singerman on Anduril, You Will Learn: 1.) How did Brian first come to meet Palmer and the Anduril team? Where did the meeting take place? How did the discussion go? Did Brian instantly feel that Palmer was special? What about the way Palmer presented, suggested this to Brian? 2.) The Market: What gave Brian the confidence Anduril would be successful where so many others had failed? How did the market change or evolve in a way Brian did expect? In what ways did the market surprise Brian? Does Brian think we will see the relationship between Silicon Valley and the DOD change over time? 3.) Anduril: The Business: Why is Anduril as a business, so hard to copy? How did Brian gain comfort around their defensibility? What does Brian think is the biggest misconception people have of Anduril as a business? How does Brian think about when is the right time to add secondary and ancillary products? 4.) Investing Today: Why is Brian no longer Zoom investing today? What does Brian mean when he says you have to, "play a different game to the hedge funds today"? In what way does he and Founders Fund look to do this? How does Brian think about the current levels of pricing? How does he determine when to pay up vs when to be disciplined?

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Better Call Daddy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 65:35


Gregory Proctor has been through hell and back multiple times!  He's experienced divorce, the loss of his daddy, and multiple myeloma.  Are you built for this?   In order to move forward with anything difficult in life you have to have resilience, motivation, and the ability to work under pressure! Joining the military was nothing after the rules and governance in the Proctor home!  When you leave the house you better be put together!  He chose to explore the world, technology, and the seas!  Eight years in the military, thank you for your service!  Better Call Daddy: The Safe Space For Controversy! Greg Proctor is an entrepreneur, innovator, and podcaster with a passion for helping others overcome challenges by creating opportunities that add value.     A seasoned 25+ year dynamic leader who understands business and the humans who power it, he has an uncanny ability to anticipate trends and see things others cannot.  As founder and Managing Director of SchXer, he uses his unique talents as an organizational resiliency advisor, helping companies mitigate risk so they can survive and prosper long-term. It's hard to leverage change when you're unprepared to handle disruptions to your supply chain, human capital, and day-to-day business operations. A sudden crisis can be all it takes to catch a company off guard and send it into a tailspin. That's where I come in.     Also Cofounder of Tru-Spot Technologies, he and his business partner have revolutionized augmented reality for online virtual seat purchasing, immersive fan viewing (without the Oculus headgear, as we like to say) all from the comfort of home.   And lastly, as the founder of Kut2ThaChase Podcast, he has disrupted the podcasting ecosystem by bringing forth a social & culture platform for everyone to sharing stories that nourish our souls through an unscripted dialogue. Kut2ThaChase Podcast http://www.k2tcpodcast.com/ Gregory on Instagram  https://instagram.com/kut2thachasepodcast?utm_medium=copy_link   Me and my daddy would love to hear from you ratethispodcast.com/bettercalldaddy   Subscribe to The Better Call Daddy Show podchaser.com/bettercalldaddy   Connect with Reena linkedin.com/in/reenafriedmanwatts instagram.com/reenafriedmanwatts twitter.com/reenareena      

The You Project
#621 The Oldest Guy At Facebook - Stephen Scheeler

The You Project

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 52:01


Stephen Scheeler is the former Facebook CEO for Australia and New Zealand, where he guided Facebook's unprecedented rise from quirky Silicon Valley start-up to media and technology titan. Working with Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook's Silicon Valley leaders, his tenure at Facebook saw the Australian and New Zealand business – including Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus – grow to become one of the most successful Facebook markets in the world. This was an interesting chat about life, business, learning to adapt, workplace culture, creativity, work-life balance, leadership, purpose and lots more.

Watch If You Dare
Episode 74: Oculus

Watch If You Dare

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 107:26


Halloween might be over for now, but the Spoop Bois keep it creepy all year long. This week, they tackle 2013's supernatural horror film "Oculus" co-written, edited, and directed by Mike Flanagan. They talk about Flanagan's career and horror output around and after "Oculus." They also discuss his preference for mixing family and horror, the impact of leaving the mirror's origins a mystery, what makes this film particularly evil, among many other topics. Spoiler alert, Derek was freaked out. Aaron thinks that's an apple he's about to bite. We are on PodBean, Apple Podcasts, Podchaser, Goodpods, Amazon Music, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, and CastBox. Please rate, review, subscribe, and share our show. Also, check out our Spotify Music playlist, links on our Twitter and Podbean page. Our socials are on Facebook and Twitter @WatchIfYouDare

The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch
20VC: The Anduril Memo: Founders Fund's Brian Singerman on What Makes Palmer Luckey One of the Greatest Innovators in History, Why It Is BS The DOD Do Not Want To Work With Silicon Valley & Why in Venture You Have To Play A Different Game to the Hedg

The Twenty Minute VC: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 28:26


Brian Singerman is a General Partner @ Founders Fund, one of the most prominent venture firms of the last decade with a portfolio including Anduril, SpaceX, Tesla, Palantir, Stripe, Affirm, Airbnb, Facebook, and many more. As for Brian, he has led investments in the likes of Affirm, Oscar Health, Wish, Asana, Oculus, and Postmates to name a few. Brian also sits on the board or is an observer to The Long Term Stock Exchange, Solugen, Cloud9, Modern Health, and of course, Anduril. Prior to Founders Fund, Brian spent a very successful 4 years as an engineer and executive at Google. In Today's Episode with Brian Singerman on Anduril, You Will Learn: 1.) How did Brian first come to meet Palmer and the Anduril team? Where did the meeting take place? How did the discussion go? Did Brian instantly feel that Palmer was special? What about the way Palmer presented, suggested this to Brian? 2.) The Market: What gave Brian the confidence Anduril would be successful where so many others had failed? How did the market change or evolve in a way Brian did expect? In what ways did the market surprise Brian? Does Brian think we will see the relationship between Silicon Valley and the DOD change over time? 3.) Anduril: The Business: Why is Anduril as a business, so hard to copy? How did Brian gain comfort around their defensibility? What does Brian think is the biggest misconception people have of Anduril as a business? How does Brian think about when is the right time to add secondary and ancillary products? 4.) Investing Today: Why is Brian no longer Zoom investing today? What does Brian mean when he says you have to, "play a different game to the hedge funds today"? In what way does he and Founders Fund look to do this? How does Brian think about the current levels of pricing? How does he determine when to pay up vs when to be disciplined?

Everything VR & AR
Jack McCauley, Co-Founder & Former Chief Engineer, Oculus (Part 2)

Everything VR & AR

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 58:13


Jack McCauley, Co-founder and Former Chief Engineer of Oculus, talks with Tyler and Sophia about his background as an engineer, inventor and hardware designer. He touches on his time working on Guitar Hero and developing the Oculus DK1 and DK2. This is Part 2 of a two part series.  Links: http://jackmccauley.com/  https://jacobsinstitute.berkeley.edu/mccauley/  LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-j-mccauley-9237bb5/  Twitter: @jackmccauley1 @tylerhgates @sophiamosh  Visit the VR/AR Association at www.TheVRARA.com for more information about how you can get involved with this worldwide organization to help gain exposure and share ideas and best practices with other experts in the industry. Subscribe to the podcast wherever podcasts are found or listen to past interviews at www.TheVRARA.com/podcast

Salty Language
Salty Language 535 - Halloween Spanktacular 11, Part 2

Salty Language

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 94:28


This week Bryan and Tony discuss life, Halloween, Werewolf Bar Mitzvah, Color Out of Space, Walking Dead Escape Room game, Christmas dinner in a can, Hooters' new uniforms, Tracy Morgan on Squidbillies, GTA San Andreas/ Blade and Sorcery Nomad on Oculus, Fisher Price Chatter phone, Small Dong March, N64 on Switch issues, worst Halloween candy, McRib cocktail, our QoftheW, and more!    Salty Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/saltylanguagepods Our Patreon: Patreon.com/saltylanguage   Links: 1. The Color Out of Space trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agnpaFLo0to 2. Amazon wants us to stop talking to Alexa so much https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/02/amazon-wants-us-to-stop-talking-to-alexa-so-much.html 3. Man gets killed by piranhas, trying to escape bees https://www.9news.com.au/national/brazil-news-man-eaten-by-piranhas-after-jumping-into-lake-to-escape-bees/be2c4793-b194-450f-9958-75bbd49e26fe 4. Christmas dinner in a can https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/nov/01/christmas-dinner-in-a-can-promises-answer-to-supermarket-shortages 5. Tracy Morgan to voice Early Cuyler on Squidbillies https://deadline.com/2021/11/tracy-morgan-voice-early-cuyler-adult-swims-squidbillies-final-season-1234865648/ 6. Hooters' new uniforms https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/10/hooters-backtracks-after-employees-blast-disturbing-sexist-new-uniforms/ 7. Fisher Price makes working Chatter phone for adults https://www.cnet.com/news/fisher-price-made-a-working-bluetooth-chatter-phone-for-adults-because-were-all-broken-inside/ 8. Small Dong March https://www.complex.com/life/small-dong-march-los-angeles 9. McRib cocktail from Ryan Reynolds https://www.cbr.com/ryan-reynolds-mcrib-aviation-gin-cocktail/ 10. Jetson One aircraft https://nerdist.com/article/all-electric-personal-aircraft-jetson-one/ 11. Worst Halloween candy https://www.candystore.com/blog/holidays/halloween/definitive-ranking-best-worst-halloween-candies/ 12. Walking Dead escape room game https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/314542/escape-room-box-walking-dead 13. Oculus Quest games https://www.oculus.com/blog/games-at-connect-2021/ 14. N64 games on Switch having issues https://kotaku.com/players-have-a-ton-of-complaints-about-nintendo-switch-1847936448 15. Sexual ketchup https://thetakeout.com/man-outraged-over-allegedly-sexual-label-on-ketchup-1847973792 QoftheW: What is the "worst candy" that everyone hates but you actually enjoy?     Subscribe / rate / review us on Apple Podcasts! Visit us at: saltylanguage.com Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/salty-language/id454587072?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3GnINOQglJq1jedh36ZjGC iHeart Radio: http://www.iheart.com/show/263-Salty-Language/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ixozhhniffkdkgfp33brnqolvte facebook.com/saltylanguage @salty_language / saltylanguage@gmail.com http://salty.libsyn.com/webpage  / http://www.youtube.com/user/SaltyLanguagePod Instagram: SaltyLanguage Reddit: r/saltylanguage Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/salty-language tangentboundnetwork.com Share with your friends!

The Bobby Blackwolf Show
780 - 10/31/21 Bobby Blackwolf Show - Meta To Unlink Oculus And Facebook Accounts, El Presidente Mocks You Via Email

The Bobby Blackwolf Show

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 56:56


PAX South has been cancelled by ReedPOP due to the convention not growing as well as hardships from the pandemic. Meta, the new parent company of Facebook, Oculus, Instagram, and WhatsApp, have announced that they will no longer tie your Oculus account with Facebook. They're also removing the Oculus name. If you don't play Far Cry 6 after a bit, a marketing email from the main antagonist of the game will mock you and send you your in-game stats. Then we talk about the Awesome Games Done Quick game list, and to Rob about Disneyland.

This Week in Startups - Audio
$RBLX earnings, Jetson ONE personal aircraft + Oculus game dev Ryan Engle, creator of Pro Putt | E1322

This Week in Startups - Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 69:35


First Jason covers Roblox earnings, the platform's total usage is up 28% year over year (2:19)! In a new segment, "We Live in the Future," Jason shares Jetson One, a personal E-VTOL (11:16). Then, Ryan Engle of Golf+ joins to talk about the VR golf game his team developed for Oculus (23:08), Meta's lead in VR hardware (51:29) and more.

VR Download
#87: Space Sense, SpaceWarp, PSVR2 Foveated Rendering, Meta Stores

VR Download

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 93:08


Say Podcast and Die!
S02E01 - Cry of the Cat (Goosebumps Series 2000 #1)

Say Podcast and Die!

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 60:28


Season 2 of Say Podcast and Die! kicks off as Andy and Alyssa discuss Goosebumps Series 2000 #1 Cry of the Cat. We talk musical theater; #BirdWatch; Spartacus; severed heads; Carrie White; moms with boundary issues; Aunt Gayle; a possible Dogface cameo; cat ladies; Pet Sematary (1983); the return of Whitey; raising the dead; another mad science twist; Cats (2019) ; non-innocent victims; “Jennifer” from Masters of Horror (2005); guilt; Crime and Punishment (1866); food contamination horror; Oculus (2013); Drag Me to Hell (2009); Edgar Allen Poe's “The Black Cat” (1843); The Three Lives of Thomasina (1963); “The Cat Came Back” (1893); racist U.S. song traditions; Herbert West: Reanimator (1985); “General” from the Cat's Eye anthology (1985); stories within stories; Clive Barker's “Sex, Death, and Sunshine” (1984); Moulin Rouge (2001); Berberian Sound Studio (2012); unauthorized grave digging; The Omen (1976); Victor LaValle's The Changeling (2017); human-animal hybrids; Teen Wolf (1985); Sssssss (1973); transformation horror; Ginger Snaps (2000); Cat People (1942; 1982); the merman from Cabin in the Woods (2011); draining life force; Hocus Pocus (1993); Lifeforce (1985); multiverses; feline political structures; animal testing; Enoch; & the year 1998. // Music by Haunted Corpse // Follow @saypodanddie on Twitter and Instagram, and get in touch as saypodanddie@gmail.com

Simblified
Simblified Gets Meta, Part 1

Simblified

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 49:38


On Oct 28, Facebook announced a rebranding and spoke about its ambitions for becoming a Metaverse company. What does it mean? What do they want to do? Do we all need to buy Oculus devices now? Tony and Chuck explore this topic and take a look at what the company is already doing. The first of a 2-part look at the Metaverse.References during the show:Shaan VP's tweet thread: https://twitter.com/ShaanVP/status/1454151237650112512?t=xJ6euf1hSkceZM7DsCY6OQ&s=08Ben Thompson's interview with Zuck: https://stratechery.com/2021/an-interview-with-mark-zuckerberg-about-the-metaverse/Add one part news, one part bad jokes, one part Wikipedia research, one part cult references from spending too much time on the internet, one part Wodehouse quotes, and one part quality puns, and you get Simblified.A weekly podcast to help you appear smarter, to an audience that knows no less! Your four hosts - Chuck, Naren, Srikeit and Tony attempt to deconstruct topics with humour (conditions apply). Fans of the show have described it as "fun conversations with relatable folks", "irreverent humour", "the funniest thing to come out of Malad West" and "if I give you a good review will you please let me go". Started in 2016 as a creative outlet, Simblified now has over 200 episodes, including some live ones, and some with guests who are much smarter than the hosts. Welcome to the world of Simblified!You can contact the hosts on:Chuck: twitter.com/chuck_gopal / instagram.com/chuckofalltradesNaren: twitter.com/shenoyn / instagram.com/shenoynvTony: twitter.com/notytony / instagram.com/notytonySrikeit: twitter.com/srikeit / instagram.com/srikeit

BloodShot Eyes & Sore Thumbs - A Gaming Podcast

In the latest batch of delays Overwatch 2 and Diablo 4 got pushed. Facebook, or Meta, whatever their name is, talked about GTA San Andreas being developed for Oculus. Apex's new update hit and of course the new hero and gun are broken. Roblox's servers went down for 3 days, we discuss what happened and no it wasn't because of Chipotle. Catch our weekly streams on twitch at Edgy Stances!

Android Central Podcast
Facebook in the Metaverse of Madness

Android Central Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 99:22


Facebook has changed their corporate name to 'Meta', and we have thoughts! The gang chat about this and its impact on Oculus.They also check out some Samsung rumors, One UI 4 beta, and some lingering issues with Pixel 6. Links: Facebook changes company name, is now called 'Meta' | Android Central Is a Meta rebrand enough to heal the toxicity of the Oculus name? | Android Central Facebook's Meta rebranding could start a trademark battle with a PC company | Android Central Oculus Quest to become Meta Quest, drop Facebook login requirement in 2022 | Android Central Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is coming to Oculus Quest 2 | Android Central Meta acquires popular VR exercise app Supernatural, a sign of things to come | Android Central Beat Saber surpasses $100 million in revenue on the Oculus Quest platform | Android Central Meta says it's shutting down the Facebook facial recognition system | Android Central Privacy in the new Metaverse | Android Central Leaked Galaxy S21 FE backplate shows a familiar design, with one exception | Android Central Samsung Galaxy S22 ready for early 2022 launch, reportedly in mass production | Android Central One UI 4 (Android 12) beta arrives for U.S. Galaxy Z Fold 3, Flip 3 models | Android Central Samsung Internet is finally getting one of Google Chrome's most useful features | Android Central Google to fix Pixel 6 'residual light' flickering issue with December update | Android Central Google Pixel 6 loses its smooth display when this Telegram feature is turned on | Android Central Google Pixel 6 Pro stock is running low following its release | Android Central Google is reportedly already working on a new Tensor chip for the Pixel 6 successor | Android Central Generator giant Generac acquires smart thermostat maker Ecobee for $770 milllion | Android Central NVIDIA's $40 billion Arm acquisition set back yet again by EU regulators | Android Central Sponsors: Indeed: Choose Indeed and join 3 million companies worldwide who use Indeed to hire great people and help grow their teams faster. Get started right now with a free $75 sponsored job credit at indeed.com/acp. Offer valid through December 31. Terms and conditions apply. Mint Mobile: Switch to Mint Mobile and get premium wireless service, starting at JUST $15 bucks a month at mintmobile.com/acp!

Defining Duke: An Xbox Podcast
Is Something Big Brewing Between Xbox & SEGA?

Defining Duke: An Xbox Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 159:32


Over the following weekend, a seemingly PR loaded announcement came out of SEGA in regards to them teaming up with Xbox. However, after the Dukes did some digging, there is much more than what meets the eye here. The last year and change has been decorated by under-the-radar dealing between the two and now they have revealed their most significant partnership to date. Is an acquisition happening in the coming years? If not, what are the bare minimum expectations from such a partnership? With Sarah Bond spearheading this teaming of the brands, we can certainly say it's gaming focused. In other notable Xbox news, Halo Infinite had a peculiar listing that eagle eyed outlets spotted. Going by the name of "early access" bundle, it appears to be self-explanatory that Xbox is taking the same route with Halo that they did with Forza. Otherwise, Xbox loses a notable indie exclusive after short window, Blizzard's woes continue in spectacular fashion, and Oculus makes some long overdue changes to the VR space. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Salty Language
Salty Language 534 - Halloween Spanktacular 11, Part 1

Salty Language

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 88:26


This week Bryan and Tony discuss life, Halloween, Werewolf Bar Mitzvah, Color Out of Space, Walking Dead Escape Room game, Christmas dinner in a can, Hooters' new uniforms, Tracy Morgan on Squidbillies, GTA San Andreas/ Blade and Sorcery Nomad on Oculus, FIsher Price Chatter phone, Small Dong March, N64 on Switch issues, worst Halloween candy, McRib cocktail, our QoftheW, and more!    Salty Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/saltylanguagepods Our Patreon: Patreon.com/saltylanguage   Links: 1. The Color Out of Space trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agnpaFLo0to 2. Amazon wants us to stop talking to Alexa so much https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/02/amazon-wants-us-to-stop-talking-to-alexa-so-much.html 3. Man gets killed by piranhas, trying to escape bees https://www.9news.com.au/national/brazil-news-man-eaten-by-piranhas-after-jumping-into-lake-to-escape-bees/be2c4793-b194-450f-9958-75bbd49e26fe 4. Christmas dinner in a can https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/nov/01/christmas-dinner-in-a-can-promises-answer-to-supermarket-shortages 5. Tracy Morgan to voice Early Cuyler on Squidbillies https://deadline.com/2021/11/tracy-morgan-voice-early-cuyler-adult-swims-squidbillies-final-season-1234865648/ 6. Hooters' new uniforms https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2021/10/hooters-backtracks-after-employees-blast-disturbing-sexist-new-uniforms/ 7. Fisher Price makes working Chatter phone for adults https://www.cnet.com/news/fisher-price-made-a-working-bluetooth-chatter-phone-for-adults-because-were-all-broken-inside/ 8. Small Dong March https://www.complex.com/life/small-dong-march-los-angeles 9. McRib cocktail from Ryan Reynolds https://www.cbr.com/ryan-reynolds-mcrib-aviation-gin-cocktail/ 10. Jetson One aircraft https://nerdist.com/article/all-electric-personal-aircraft-jetson-one/ 11. Worst Halloween candy https://www.candystore.com/blog/holidays/halloween/definitive-ranking-best-worst-halloween-candies/ 12. Walking Dead escape room game https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/314542/escape-room-box-walking-dead 13. Oculus Quest games https://www.oculus.com/blog/games-at-connect-2021/ 14. N64 games on Switch having issues https://kotaku.com/players-have-a-ton-of-complaints-about-nintendo-switch-1847936448 15. Sexual ketchup https://thetakeout.com/man-outraged-over-allegedly-sexual-label-on-ketchup-1847973792 QoftheW: What is the "worst candy" that everyone hates but you actually enjoy?     Subscribe / rate / review us on Apple Podcasts! Visit us at: saltylanguage.com Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/salty-language/id454587072?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3GnINOQglJq1jedh36ZjGC iHeart Radio: http://www.iheart.com/show/263-Salty-Language/ Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Ixozhhniffkdkgfp33brnqolvte facebook.com/saltylanguage @salty_language / saltylanguage@gmail.com http://salty.libsyn.com/webpage  / http://www.youtube.com/user/SaltyLanguagePod Instagram: SaltyLanguage Reddit: r/saltylanguage Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/salty-language tangentboundnetwork.com Share with your friends!

Planet Upload
MrBeast is saving the oceans #teamseas, Meta, meta, meta, Pinterest TV coming to screens everywhere

Planet Upload

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 21:34


MrBeast launches #teamseas with Mark Rober and has already raised $12M, Zuck already dropped Oculus from Meta, what's next? Pinterest TV is the best thing we knew we needed and don't have to wait for anymore.

The GAP Podcast
The GAP Episode 590 - The Driving Game

The GAP Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 142:37


On this episode of The GAP Luke Lawrie and Joab Gilroy talk about playing too many games and going away for camping trips. The games they've been playing this week include Forza Horizon 5, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Unpacking, Weird West, Crab Game, Diablo Immortal, and more. Over in the news Overwatch 2 and Diablo IV have been delayed into at least 2023, Cyberpunk 2077 is pushing their roadmap to next year, Marvel's Midnight Suns has also been delayed, Square Enix's president blames developers for Marvel's Avengers poor sales, Niantic shuts down Harry Potter Wizards Unite, and Oculus is rebranding their devices. This episode goes for 2 hours and 30 minutes, it also contains coarse language.  Timestamps – 00:00:00 – Start 00:11:48 – Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 00:25:05 – Crab Game 00:33:31 – Unpacking 00:59:50 – Diablo Immortal 01:05:56 – Weird West 01:18:25 – Forza Horizon 5 01:50:35 – News 02:07:40 – Questions 02:16:59 – Weekly Plugs 02:18:41 – End of Show Subscribe in a reader iTunes / Spotify Head to the Youtube Channel to watch/listen when it goes live!

Rich On Tech
Microsoft's new feature wins the metaverse

Rich On Tech

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 61:24


Facebook ditches face recognition; Microsoft introduces chat avatars; top holiday gift categories; hands on with Facebook's Ray-Ban Stories camera sunglasses; Zoom introduces ads for free customers; a new two-factor authentication scam tactic; taste testing McDonald's new McPlant burger.Listeners ask how to stop Instagram follow requests, whether to wait to buy an Oculus for holiday sales, best smartphone with voice assistance features, how to make an Android phone speak caller ID information and getting around a tricky iOS 15 installation error.LinksFollow Rich on Instagram, Twitter and FacebookFacebook ditches face recognitionMicrosoft MeshHoliday gift spendingHands on Ray-Ban StoriesZoom adsTwo Factor scamMcPlant burger taste testWebsite to track Amazon pricesPhone by Google app for Caller IDSnapchat video chat helperSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

2.5 Admins
2.5 Admins 63: Unlocking the Future

2.5 Admins

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 30:06


The Oculus Go is opened up, a potential addition to HTTPS, Intel's new Alder Lake CPUs, testing ZFS backups, virtualising a firewall, and more.   Plugs OpenZFS Developer Summit – Nov 8-9th Online Advanced ZFS Snapshots – Holds and Clones Support us on patreon   News/Discussion John Carmack pushes out unlocked OS for defunct Oculus […]

Filthy Casuals with Tommy Dassalo, Ben Vernel and Adam Knox
Episode 315: Unpacking, Age of Empires IV & Inscryption Reviews

Filthy Casuals with Tommy Dassalo, Ben Vernel and Adam Knox

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 73:35


This week we had so much to talk about, we barely had room to put it all in the episode! We took some news about Meta and the Oculus port of GTA: San Andreas and placed that lovingly near the start along with a chat about Netflix Games. We carefully removed our review of Age of Empires IV from bubblewrap and placed it on the mantel, Ben showed everyone his very late review of Wolfensten II: The New Colossus before returning it to plastic wrapping, Adam dug aroundat the bottom of a box for his review of new card game Inscryption, and all three of the boys lift with their knees and carry a big review of new indie game Unpacking into the podcast. Lots to un... ravel there.You can head over to our YouTube channel to watch videos of us playing games, like Part 1 of our Detroit: Become Human playthrough!Patreon - weekly bonus episodes and secret Filthy groupBandcamp Premium EpisodesYouTube - including live streams and Let's PlaysTwitch See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

• El siglo 21 es hoy •
Estúpido y sensual metaverso

• El siglo 21 es hoy •

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 28:52


Aquí tienes los capítulos dentro de este episodio pódcast. Toca el número y deberías saltar a ese capítulo.00:00 Estúpido y sensual metaverso | 01:19 Universo | 01:42 Metaverso | 02:53 Conecta personas | 03:50 Todo pasa por Facebook | 06:19 Gobierno y post-pandemia | 07:50 Facebook expandido | 09:31 Comercializar el contenido ajeno | 11:45 En medio de las conversaciones | 13:21 Quién usa a quién | 14:45 Ya existe el metaverso | 15:53 El Gran Hermano | 17:40 El arma secreta: Oculus | 20:31 Identificar a todos | 22:41 El negocio tras el cambio de nombre | 25:04 Las nuevas interacciones | 27:18 Ponte en mis Oculus | https://ElSiglo21esHoy.comToda la música en este episodio tiene licencia Creative Commons

El Siglo 21 es Hoy
Estúpido y sensual metaverso

El Siglo 21 es Hoy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 28:52


Aquí tienes los capítulos dentro de este episodio pódcast. Toca el número y deberías saltar a ese capítulo.00:00 Estúpido y sensual metaverso | 01:19 Universo | 01:42 Metaverso | 02:53 Conecta personas | 03:50 Todo pasa por Facebook | 06:19 Gobierno y post-pandemia | 07:50 Facebook expandido | 09:31 Comercializar el contenido ajeno | 11:45 En medio de las conversaciones | 13:21 Quién usa a quién | 14:45 Ya existe el metaverso | 15:53 El Gran Hermano | 17:40 El arma secreta: Oculus | 20:31 Identificar a todos | 22:41 El negocio tras el cambio de nombre | 25:04 Las nuevas interacciones | 27:18 Ponte en mis Oculus | https://ElSiglo21esHoy.comToda la música en este episodio tiene licencia Creative Commons

This Week In Videogames
Facebook's Metaverse, Assassin's Creed Infinity and Call of Duty Vanguard

This Week In Videogames

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 27:16


The Zuck's Metaverse cometh, Assassin's Creed Infinity is (unfortunately) still on the way and I can't believe there's a Call of Duty game releasing this week - how has it been 12 months since the last one?--Vids I mentioned: Riders Republic review: https://youtu.be/e2Gwz7hZBhQCheck out Aeterna Noctis on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1517970/Aeterna_Noctis/--Skill Up Gaming Facebook Page!https://www.facebook.com/skillupgaming/Twitter: https://twitter.com/SkillUpYT?lang=en (@skillupyt)Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skillupyt/?hl=enJoin us on the community Discord:https://discord.gg/Q728ewv--Edited by Austin @ausomehd--Sources:• Fornite: https://www.thegamer.com/fortnite-shutting-down-china-november-15/• Roblox: https://twitter.com/roblox/status/1454215549014069249?s=21• Meta:https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-10-29/why-facebook-changes-name-to-meta-meaning/100579882 • Oculus: https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/qj0eyh/facebook_accounts_can_now_be_unlinked_from_quest/• Next Id game: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/id-software-is-hiring-for-a-long-running-iconic-action-fps/• Hennig: https://twitter.com/MarvelGames/status/1454116063432437766• Warner Bros Smash: https://twitter.com/LiquidHbox/status/1453409855428038656?t=WjmUqOhysXjWYpz9VSimkA&s=09 • https://venturebeat.com/2021/10/25/multiversus-is-a-warner-bros-riff-on-smash-bros-and-it-may-go-free-to-play/• AC Infinity: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/assassins-creed-infinity-will-not-be-a-free-to-play-game-ubisoft-has-confirmed/• Ubisoft: https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-11-01-a-better-ubisoft-group-says-publisher-offers-nothing-more-than-assurance-as-it-continues-to-push-demands• Bobby: https://investor.activision.com/news-releases/news-release-details/letter-ceo-bobby-kotick-regarding-progress-and-commitments-made• Sony PC: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/sony-has-formed-the-playstation-pc-label-for-its-pc-games-push/• Switch emulation: https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/switch-onlines-n64-emulation-has-been-met-with-criticism/

AWM Insights Financial and Investment News
The Portfolio for Multi-Generational Wealth | Brandon Averill, Erik Averill, Justin Dyer |AWM Insights #85

AWM Insights Financial and Investment News

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 21:37


“Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.” This is the expression commonly used to describe the reality that wealth is rarely sustained past the third generation. Building wealth is extremely difficult in the first place, and lack of planning for the next generation can destroy wealth in a hurry. The families that have conquered this trend and sustained wealth for 5+ generations understand the expertise of a team of dedicated individuals working together to achieve success. This allows families to create legacy and impact - generation after generation. Multi-generational wealth demands loyalty and independence from those advising them. It requires full customization and individualization. It must be integrated to be effective, because a family has only one Net Worth, and only one After-Tax Return.EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:(1:10) Market news: Alibaba has declined 344B in value recently. Tesla is the latest US company to achieve a $1 trillion valuation. Markets have hit new highs once again this year.   (2:14) UBS third quarter earnings driven higher by fees from wealthy clients. High fee products sold to their clients are great for UBS but bad for their clients.(2:50) Facebook has renamed itself to Meta. CEO Mark Zuckerberg created a new holding company called Meta Platforms, Inc which includes Facebook, Oculus, and Whatsapp.   (3:15) Elon Musk now has a net worth great enough to buy every NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL team combined. This gives perspective on pro sports value relative to the wealth creation capabilities of the biggest companies. (3:30) Mark Zuckerberg, to his credit, utilizes a family office which eliminates many conflicts of interest, customization, and integration issues that plague the big banks and wirehouses (think Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, UBS). (5:15) The problem with risk tolerance questionnaires for investors. (6:20) Individualization and customization matters when building a portfolio. Cookie cutter model portfolios do not treat people as unique. (8:17) The business model of Wall Street is to serve the masses and plug and play investors into model portfolios while avoiding liability with risk tolerance questionnaires.(10:45) What a better solution looks like to maintain multi-generational wealth. Risk should be determined according to what success looks like for each client. Not a 5 minute survey.(12:25) Those investment advisors that are not held to the fiduciary standard are incentivized to take more risk because they are not legally obligated to do what is in the best interest of the client. They only have to recommend “suitable investments” which may or may not be the best for that client.     (13:35) True customization only takes place at family offices and multi-family offices. It is too expensive for anyone else to offer this kind of service.(13:50) Red Flag: Monte Carlo simulation. This is commonly used financial modeling that gives a false sense of security to whether you will run out of money with a given portfolio.   (15:10) Ignoring private investments like venture capital is a huge mistake not talked about by those new to wealth. This is money left on the table that the best endowments in the world allocate to.(17:10) Tailored investing according to your vision of success is elegantly simple but demands a higher level of service than any of the big banks could ever hope to provide.(18:06) A client being sold a portfolio to juice returns is reducing a client into an oversimplified portfolio. No investor, let alone, an ultra high net worth should accept this oversimplification.     (20:44) All listeners deserve fiduciary advice in their best interest that is customized and integrated across all parts of their life. Tax advice and tax awareness should never be ignored.   

VR Download
#86: Meta, Project Cambria, Horizon Home, Mixed Reality, Nazare Glasses

VR Download

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 79:40


mixxio — podcast diario de tecnología

Roblox se pierde Halloween por un fallo técnico / John Carmack duda del metaverso / Ransomware caótico / Que los coches autónomos se salten las normas / Los twitcheros molestos de madrugada / Pragati OS Patrocinador: Kärcher presenta su nueva colección de hardware de limpieza para tu hogar. En su web https://www.kaercher.com/es/ encontrarás una potente fregona eléctrica sin cables https://www.kaercher.com/es/home-garden/fregonas-electricas/fc-7-sin-cable-10557300.html, una limpiadora de vapor https://www.kaercher.com/es/home-garden/limpiadoras-de-vapor/sc-4-easyfix-15124500.html para eliminar el 99,999% de bacterias, o sus aspiradoras multi-uso https://www.kaercher.com/es/home-garden/aspiradores-multifuncionales/aspiradores-multiuso/wd-6-p-premium-13482710.html para limpiar garajes, sótanos y mucho más. — Si los compras antes del 15 de noviembre te llevas gratis su escoba eléctrica KB-5 https://www.kaercher.com/es/home-garden/escoba-electrica/kb-5-12580000.html. Roblox se pierde Halloween por un fallo técnico / John Carmack duda del metaverso / Ransomware caótico / Que los coches autónomos se salten las normas / Los twitcheros molestos de madrugada / Pragati OS

DLC
415: Cory Banks: Guardians of the Galaxy, Halo Infinite, Geforce NOW, Facebook Meta, Activision Blizzard, Metroid Dread, Jupiter Hell, Trials of Fire, Sony State of Play

DLC

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 133:48


Jeff and Christian welcome Cory Banks from Nvidia back to the show to discuss the Geforce NOW streaming service, as well as all the biggest news. Facebook turns into Meta and kills Oculus as a brand, Bobby Kotick takes the minimum salary, Sony has a State of Play, Halo Infinite's campaign trailer looks good, and more! The Playlist: Guardians of the Galaxy, Metroid Dread, Trials of Fire, Jupiter Hell Parting Gifts!

5by5 Master Audio Feed
DLC 415: Cory Banks: Guardians of the Galaxy, Halo Infinite, Geforce NOW, Facebook Meta, Activision Blizzard, Metroid Dread, Jupiter Hell, Trials of Fire, Sony State of Play

5by5 Master Audio Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 133:48


Jeff and Christian welcome Cory Banks from Nvidia back to the show to discuss the Geforce NOW streaming service, as well as all the biggest news. Facebook turns into Meta and kills Oculus as a brand, Bobby Kotick takes the minimum salary, Sony has a State of Play, Halo Infinite's campaign trailer looks good, and more! The Playlist: Guardians of the Galaxy, Metroid Dread, Trials of Fire, Jupiter Hell Parting Gifts!

5by5 Master Audio Feed
DLC 415: Cory Banks: Guardians of the Galaxy, Halo Infinite, Geforce NOW, Facebook Meta, Activision Blizzard, Metroid Dread, Jupiter Hell, Trials of Fire, Sony State of Play

5by5 Master Audio Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 133:48


Jeff and Christian welcome Cory Banks from Nvidia back to the show to discuss the Geforce NOW streaming service, as well as all the biggest news. Facebook turns into Meta and kills Oculus as a brand, Bobby Kotick takes the minimum salary, Sony has a State of Play, Halo Infinite's campaign trailer looks good, and more! The Playlist: Guardians of the Galaxy, Metroid Dread, Trials of Fire, Jupiter Hell Parting Gifts!

5by5 Master Audio Feed
DLC 415: Cory Banks: Guardians of the Galaxy, Halo Infinite, Geforce NOW, Facebook Meta, Activision Blizzard, Metroid Dread, Jupiter Hell, Trials of Fire, Sony State of Play

5by5 Master Audio Feed

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 133:48


Jeff and Christian welcome Cory Banks from Nvidia back to the show to discuss the Geforce NOW streaming service, as well as all the biggest news. Facebook turns into Meta and kills Oculus as a brand, Bobby Kotick takes the minimum salary, Sony has a State of Play, Halo Infinite's campaign trailer looks good, and more! The Playlist: Guardians of the Galaxy, Metroid Dread, Trials of Fire, Jupiter Hell Parting Gifts!