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New Directions in Trends and Tech with Nora Young and Cathi Bond



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Sorry State of the Web and Cool, Modular Phones

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:18:35 +0000

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web and recent winner of the Turing Award, has been sounding the alarm about the sad, sad state of the Web (read it here in The Guardian). Cathi Bond has heard the alarm bells loud and … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-04-09.mp3?dest-id=237069




New Ways to Pay: Do You Tap? And Using Your Ring to Pay

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:01 +0000

Cathi is a fan of "tap and pay" credit cards. But now she's wondering if they're really secure. She also mentions this security report about malware on phones installed somewhere along the supply chain.  Nora looks at Kerv, a cool-looking … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-03-21.mp3?dest-id=237069




Innovation in heating and cool new robot

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:46:42 +0000

Cathi Bond talks about Swiss research into a process that supposedly stores summer heat for use in the frosty winter months. Read about the process here. Meanwhile, HOLY CATS! Nora Young talks about Boston Dynamic's cool/freaky new robot, Handle (via … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-03-04.mp3?dest-id=237069




Taming Trolls and Adult Swaddling

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:53:14 +0000

In this podcast, Nora Young talks about research suggesting pretty much any of us can be a troll, or otherwise just plain nasty online, given the right circumstances (via Technology Review). And, Cathi Bond shares this video on the trend … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-02-13.mp3?dest-id=237069




Your Own Smart Home Robotic Assistants

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:21:01 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond takes a look at the story coming out of the recent CES extravaganza, and the dominant role played by Amazon Echo in building a smart home hub (see, for example, CNET's writeup. Nora Young talks … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-01-16.mp3?dest-id=237069




Cool, Sustainable Buildings and Uncanny Valley Update

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 14:00:17 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond talks about architect Vincent Callebaut's cool, sustainable, luxury condo project. Will this be the way of the future for condos that aren't on the luxury end too? See more of Callebaut's projects here. Nora Young … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-01-01.mp3?dest-id=237069




High Cost of Fast Fashion and Cool Gift Guide

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 17:16:31 +0000

In this podcast, Nora Young talks about this Motherboard story on the environmental cost of "fast fashion". Cathi Bond picks out some of her favourite Christmas gifts from Gizmodo's gift guide for the hermit on your list. Nora's favourite is one … Continue reading


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Building Better Chatbots and Customized Diets

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:50:46 +0000

On this podcast, Nora Young mentions research out of Carnegie Mellon into creating chatbots that can respond to humans with more emotional intelligence, picking up on our subtle social cues (via Technology Review). You might want to check out this … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2016-12-04.mp3?dest-id=237069




Racism in the sharing economy and smart jacket for VIP access

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:59:46 +0000

On this podcast, Cathi Bond talks about this study on racism and sexism with ride-hailing services Uber, Lyft, and Flywheel (via Jalopnik). Is this something you have experienced? Nora Young talks about the Rochambeau Bright BMBR smart jacket, which comes … Continue reading


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http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2016-11-21.mp3?dest-id=237069




AI learns from Google Books, and TubeChat combats lonelinessNo RX Motilium Online Internet DrugstoreThe SnifferSorry State of the Web and Cool, Modular Phones

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:18:35 +0000

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:21:55 +0000Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:21:55 +0000

New Directions in Trends and Tech with Nora Young and Cathi Bond New Directions in Trends and Tech with Nora Young and Cathi Bond Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web and recent winner of the Turing Award, has been sounding the alarm about the sad, sad state of the Web (read it here in The Guardian). Cathi Bond has heard the alarm bells loud and … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-04-09.mp3?dest-id=237069




New Ways to Pay: Do You Tap? And Using Your Ring to Pay

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:14:01 +0000

Cathi is a fan of "tap and pay" credit cards. But now she's wondering if they're really secure. She also mentions this security report about malware on phones installed somewhere along the supply chain.  Nora looks at Kerv, a cool-looking … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-03-21.mp3?dest-id=237069




Innovation in heating and cool new robot

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:46:42 +0000

Cathi Bond talks about Swiss research into a process that supposedly stores summer heat for use in the frosty winter months. Read about the process here. Meanwhile, HOLY CATS! Nora Young talks about Boston Dynamic's cool/freaky new robot, Handle (via … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-03-04.mp3?dest-id=237069




Taming Trolls and Adult Swaddling

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:53:14 +0000

In this podcast, Nora Young talks about research suggesting pretty much any of us can be a troll, or otherwise just plain nasty online, given the right circumstances (via Technology Review). And, Cathi Bond shares this video on the trend … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-02-13.mp3?dest-id=237069




Your Own Smart Home Robotic Assistants

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:21:01 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond takes a look at the story coming out of the recent CES extravaganza, and the dominant role played by Amazon Echo in building a smart home hub (see, for example, CNET's writeup. Nora Young talks … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-01-16.mp3?dest-id=237069




Cool, Sustainable Buildings and Uncanny Valley Update

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 14:00:17 +0000

In this podcast, Cathi Bond talks about architect Vincent Callebaut's cool, sustainable, luxury condo project. Will this be the way of the future for condos that aren't on the luxury end too? See more of Callebaut's projects here. Nora Young … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2017-01-01.mp3?dest-id=237069




High Cost of Fast Fashion and Cool Gift Guide

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 17:16:31 +0000

In this podcast, Nora Young talks about this Motherboard story on the environmental cost of "fast fashion". Cathi Bond picks out some of her favourite Christmas gifts from Gizmodo's gift guide for the hermit on your list. Nora's favourite is one … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2016-12-18.mp3?dest-id=237069




Building Better Chatbots and Customized Diets

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:50:46 +0000

On this podcast, Nora Young mentions research out of Carnegie Mellon into creating chatbots that can respond to humans with more emotional intelligence, picking up on our subtle social cues (via Technology Review). You might want to check out this … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2016-12-04.mp3?dest-id=237069




Racism in the sharing economy and smart jacket for VIP access

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:59:46 +0000

On this podcast, Cathi Bond talks about this study on racism and sexism with ride-hailing services Uber, Lyft, and Flywheel (via Jalopnik). Is this something you have experienced? Nora Young talks about the Rochambeau Bright BMBR smart jacket, which comes … Continue reading


Media Files:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/thesniffer/sni-2016-11-21.mp3?dest-id=237069