At 3 AM Every Echo Dot Plays Rick Astley

Episode 45 · August 27th, 2018 · 31 mins 2 secs

About this Episode

In This Episode:

  • DeepMind AI Reduces Google Data Centre Cooling Bill by 40% (3:05)
  • German Researchers Have Built a Quantum Transistor Using Just a Single Atom (5:01)
  • Hackers can seize practically all your online accounts, and it's your voicemail's fault (7:45)
  • Google tracks you even if you turn off 'location history': report (11:16)
  • NASA finds ice on the surface of the moon (14:36)

Weird & Wacky Tech:

  • This company embeds microchips in its employees, and they love it (16:45)
  • St. Louis University is putting Amazon Echo Dots into every dorm room this fall (18:32)
  • Weird Al Yankovic's new VR film will probably be weird (20:03)
  • UFC champ Robert Whittaker uses Excel, gaming to get into shape (21:24)

Tech Recommendations (23:55):
Sanjay - Miniature Pac Man cabinet
Adam - Living Wine Labels & Costco travel pants
Shannon - Seconds

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes

Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit

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