Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 20:10:14 GMT
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:10:00 -0800
Yahoo is ending, bio-degradable bullets, Uber data, VW Electric Bus, Samsung new Battery research, clean energy by Obama, Google kills another service, all that by Miles and Lyle.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:55:00 -0800
We learn a bit about Brian, Drobo 5n is awesome, mystery Go player is an AI, LG Ransomeware, PDFs, a suite against Apple for a paten they didn’t implement, ransomware now illegal, self driving cars and organ shortages. And more news.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 18:25:00 -0800
What is geekier than talking tech in the the basement? From Lyle’s workshop we discuss virtual assistants (Alexa & Google Assistant) and artificial intelligence. Why are smart people so worried about a pending robot apocalypse?
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:22:00 -0800
Also some feedback on our GSe50s16 opening discussion about the difference between Programers and Engineers; Alex joins us with some of his thoughts.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 21:13:00 -0800
As we watch 2016 slowly wind down, Lyle and Miles discuss celestial events, social change due to changes in technology and editorialize about the failings of the technology industry to address pressing issues like white nationalism and loss of privacy.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 07:44:00 -0800
Working Title: Samsung Battery Fries your USB with Credit Card Netflix Downloads. Updates on USB fob that burns your computer, Galaxy Note 7 reasons, ransomware hack-back, Ben and his father’s off-line app design, Netflix has Downloads, and Miles is still not happy!
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:05:00 -0800
Virtually Doom 3, Color in Marvel Movies, Inflate Space, more Facebook News Foo, Alternative Browsers, Robotic Walls, and more Week in Geek News from Miles, Dedi, and Lyle.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 13:44:00 -0800
Lyle’s thoughts on Apple firing Sal Soghoian (@macautomation), former product manager of automation and what that means for making your computer do what you want. And, in the second half, a discussion with Quincy Larson (@ossia), the founder of Free Code Camp, about writing on Medium and How to encrypt your entire life in less than an hour.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 22:54:00 -0800
We speak a lot about Facebook’s impact on society in this election cycle and beyond, issues with Spotify and your hard drive, the ethical responsibility of software engineers, and we even try doing the whole episode on Facebook Live.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 09:35:00 -0800
Looking WayBack, technology intersects with some troubling advertising practices, Apple takes all the money and then some, and OH MY GOD, THAT BLACK HOLE’S COMING RIGHT FOR US! These and other stories on this episode of GeekSpeak.
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 15:51:00 -0800
Starting with Stu Sjouwerman, founder and CEO of KnowBe4, which hosts integrated Security Awareness Training and provides a Simulated Phishing platform.
And in the second half a wonderful conversation with Alex Fishman and Dmitry Fink , the founders of BugSee.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:49:00 -0700
Nintendo Switch, Obama on AI, Electronics surveillance, Yahoo Scanning, lighter fonts and pop-ups are not accessible, IoT and DDoS, and much more GeekNews of the week.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:15:00 -0700
Banned cell phones, secure communication, and the dangers of a social monoculture on this week’s episode with Lyle and Miles.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:23:00 -0700
Skynet takes one step closer to reality: killing demons, sabotaging our smartphones, brokering peace deals between Emacs and Vim, mapping our living spaces, and sending automated tweets. Lyle and Miles discuss these stories and more as we welcome our new pocket-exploding overlords.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:43:00 -0700
Cracking down on Amazon review profiteers, raking in the dough finding security flaws, the sad state of security, the US loses the keys to the Internet, and lots more as Dedi, Ben, Lyle, and Miles cover the week in geek news. Oh, and Lyle shot himself in the leg.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:58:00 -0700
More on Dvorak, Democratization of Censorship, 3D Printed Gun plans take down, Google Open-sources an amazing image detection tool, Miles and Lyle argue about the ability for computers to program, social security and laws, virtual machines for browsers and malware detection and much more Geek News of the week.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:50:00 -0700
Sensitive topics, political metaphors, electric cars, and technical labors of love, bad tech as political excuses, and more GeekNews of the week.
In the post show: Browser updating, Semver and vi vs Emacs.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:59:00 -0700
Doom graphics study, drones delivering burritos, legal software like chat-bot tackling homelessness, Facebook removes socially important images because of nudity concerns, Crazy USB, Dropbox Hacking your computer.
And a long post show with FAA thinking shampoo is worse then burning batteries, Lyle almost blinds himself recharging a battery, and more.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 22:24:00 -0700
Alex Sleeis, our Southern California Correspondent, teaches us how amazing the $50 Ubiquiti EdgeRouter X is and what you can do with it to keep your home network safe and happy in the age of IoT (Internet of Things).
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700
The WWW 25 years, pull requests to fix spelling, WhatsApp → Facebook your number, Self Driving Taxi in Singapore, Seymour Parpert made Logo, Nextdoor less racist, WhatsApp → Facebook your phone number, and more GeekNews of the week.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:01:00 -0700
Gawker Media ending, global warming is warmer, space station airlocks and docks, telcos are leading IPv6 adoption, NASA opening research, and much more GeekNews of the week.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 01:10:00 -0700
This week the geeks discuss another successful SpaceX landing, Hidden Figures: the story of a group of brilliant mathematicians who made NASA’s Apollo mission possible, Seagate’s new super large storage, different storage redundancy options, programming school, and HIV.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 11:12:00 -0700
Bad lock security, phone battery sales double since PokémonGo, giant tall bus hits Chinese streets, FarmBot!, Trolling the internet for Politics, geeks and guns, slow mo actions, and much more GeekNews.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 20:20:00 -0700
Dawn Motyka joins the Geeks to bring an extra level of awesomeness to this episode of GeekSpeak.
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 01:10:00 -0700
On July 31st 2016 the KUSP board sent out a press release stating “Local independent public radio station KUSP 88.9fm | kusp.org will sign off at midnight tonight, ending nearly 45 years of distinguished on-air public service in the greater Monterey Bay Area and more than 20 years online.”.
This prompted me to record the experience of hearing KUSP go off air.
This is a non-standard short episode of GeekSpeak.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:05:00 -0700
Good bye to the VCR, burrito currency, more car automation, For the Love of Spock doc, drone delivery slurpee, Echo dev, comic reader, and more geek news of the week.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 04:00:00 -0700
France’s terror alert app fails, autonomous cars or not, no more McPorn, Addicted to Pokemon Go, hidden voice commands, Airbnb laws, lack of diversity hiring.
In the post show: Ranscam, Las Vegas, iOS Development and bugs in AVPlayer sound completions.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:16:00 -0700
Apollo source code on GitHub, Facebook to handle graphic vids with nuance, faster SD cards, owning your finger prints, Pokemon Go, and more news of the week.
Post show Miles and Lyle talk black lives matter vs blue, gun control, GMOs, and on and on.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:00:00 -0700
Learning to code on iOS, FBI “don’t indict”, Lyle gets Echo, Facebook Changes their focus, Google Source Code management, Geek news of the week, and lots of post-show code geekery.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:44:00 -0700
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:02:00 -0700
This week the Geeks discuss China’s new supercomputer,
new Apple photos app and file system, Uber self driving cars, and much more geek news of the week.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:01:00 -0700
Ben ponders hot carbonated drinks, Bios update security fail, new Element names, trademark on “thankyou”, Microsoft+LinkedIn, some Apple news and other GeekNews of the week.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 19:26:00 -0700
Al and Lyle visited Kenny Hill at his Ben Lomond, CA Guitar shop and then chatted about his guitar making history. This is a true Guitar Geek.
Kenny is a well known Classic Guitar maker.
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:13:00 -0700
Vintage iPods are selling for amazing amounts, All Caps can make you overlook important information, and Human Glue comes to Japan. These and more stories on this week’s Geekspeak.
Wed, 25 May 2016 16:56:00 -0700
Solar cell efficiency milestone, solar fire outside of Vegas, near Paradise, praise for CGP Grey, lovely video of Mercury transiting the sun and more Week in Geek news.
Wed, 18 May 2016 09:14:00 -0700
Kid hacks parent iPhone, Oliver on Science, OkCupid data for all, Government Surveillance using Google vehicle, Emoji Race, Keplar update and much more geek news of the week.
Wed, 11 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700
Miles is getting sheep, Lyle cuts grass with a scythe, Aussies share a great brain cancer study, podcasts are popular, game reviewer gaming the YouTube Content ID, and more geek news of the week.
Mon, 09 May 2016 09:27:00 -0700
Geeks from near and far gather at the station for this last on-air broadcast, and reminisce on shows past, while discussing tech news and the future of media.
If you live in the Central Coast of California, join us live on May 21st… visit live.GeekSpeak.org
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:55:00 -0700
Using drones to fight fire, another promising battery technology, and an in depth look at podcasting. These and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:17:00 -0700
Reprogramming SNES games on the fly, Modelling bike sketches, and Feeding the Trolls. These and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 18:11:00 -0700
The Geeks discuss the need to constantly learn in their jobs; Emojis can be misinterpreted; and there have been two successful spacecraft landings recently. These and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:17:00 -0700
With technology you can buy a flowerpot that’ll keep your plants alive, steal drones from the police, and even turn air into water. The Geeks discuss these and many other stories on this week’s episode of GeekSpeak.
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0700
Long, long virtual coaster, bad names for computers, AT&T wants CA $$, AI get’s racist, and more geek news of the week.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:19:00 -0700
We see a supernova, robot-pizza delivery, Nvidia has a massive graphics card and Facebook’s trailer for Straight Out of Compton was different for different ethnic groups.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:16:00 -0700
1234 may not be the best PIN, quitting iOS apps does nothing, should Ben keep working on his Chrome extension for OkCupid, a 314gb drive for the RasberryPi, detecting people even while using Tor.
And in the post-show Ben and Lyle geek out on Star Trek and how working for NF and FB feels a bit like being in a Gene Roddenberry universe.
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:48:00 -0700
Let’s release GMO mosquitoes in Florida, give money to KUSP, beat a Go champion, encrypt every web server for free, and take care of your cell-phone battery.
KUSP’s new Interim General Manager Bonnie Jean Primbsch hosts, with Lyle Troxell, on a live pledge week episode. Discussion also include ransomware entering the Mac universe.
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 09:26:00 -0800
Augmented Reality comic books, Squirrels cause power outages, and a look at highway sign fonts. Also; how a former NASA administrator says they have lost their way, and a Google car hits a bus.
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 23:37:00 -0800
The future of data storage, and Apple vs. the FBI, plus gender equity on GitHub repos.
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 02:05:00 -0800
Starting with software fails and then talking about the confirmation of Gravitational Waves existence and detection.
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:23:00 -0800
Repair your gear rights, cheap USB C’s can kill your gear, Apple is bricking repaired iPhones, getting tired will increase your Facebook usage, and much more news of the week.
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:56:00 -0800
Shodan has been scanning ports on IPV6 networks, Going Dark doesn’t mean you can’t be tracked, and an in depth discussion on how software engineers use you to improve their products using AB Tests.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 10:15:00 -0800
Netflix will do more to stop customers from bypassing country restrictions, Miles fixes his laptop screen, Donald Rumsfeld makes an iOS solitaire game based off of Winston Churchill’s design, and more week in geek news.
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 13:29:00 -0800
A follow up on T-Mobile’s Bingeon service, Discussion of Encryption and backdoors, Plus the latest news about Bitcoin.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:29:00 -0800
The Computer History Museum has a full-scale Babbage Engine, SSL/TLS Sha-1 suite is discontinued and we Geek Out on SSL/TLS Certificates and The Force.
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 19:34:00 -0800
An update on SpaceX’s Falcon 9, IPv6’s 20th birthday, and a whole lotta Wifi brings the Geeks into the new year.
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 23:55:00 -0800
A successful SpaceX flight, Swift and Perl, mobile carriers and net neutrality issues. Disney using DMCA against individual’s photo of a Star Wars figurine.
And we round up the show with talk of Star Wars VII (at the end with warning).
Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:38:00 -0800
A long form conversation with science journalist and lecturer Kara Platoni about her new book: We Have the Technology: How Biohackers, Foodies, Physicians, & Scientists Are Transforming Human Perception One Sense at a Time.
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 20:43:00 -0800
A town in North Carolina says no to solar power, There’s a new game in town when it comes to Artificial Intelligence, and the EFF brings light to the side effects of outsourcing public school IT services to companies like Google.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 21:45:00 -0800
It’s “Jury Rig”, use PEX, software development expertise is useful for software development, use three words for any spot on the planet.
And in the second half: Aline Lerner, founder of interviewing.io, shares her insight about the uselessness of a resume when matching a person to a tech job: there is a better way.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:04:00 -0800
On Black Friday the Geeks fixed things, and urge you to do the same. You can figure things out, enjoy the learning, and learn to solve problems. Lyle and Ben chat about not knowing and still figuring things out.