There's Nothing Faster.... Except Light

Episode 53 · October 15th, 2018 · 34 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

In This Episode:

  • No Cash Needed At This Cafe. Students Pay The Tab With Their Personal Data (2:34)
  • Pushing the limits of streaming technology (4:13)
  • Wealthy Americans have stepped up investment in New Zealand (6:12)
  • New Zealand fines travelers who won’t unlock secure devices (8:30)
  • In test case, U.S. fails to force Facebook to wiretap Messenger calls (11:34)
  • Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Could Increase Computer Speed, Memory (13:45)
  • Bulletproof privacy makes price of iPhone worth it (16:54)
  • Apple is using proprietary software to lock MacBook Pros and iMac Pros from third-party repairs (18:03)

Weird & Wacky Tech:

  • Police Use Fitbit Data to Charge 90-Year-Old Man in Stepdaughter’s Killing (21:29)
  • There are now vending machines in London that dry-clean your laundry (25:17)

Tech Recommendations:

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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