Privacy On Deathwatch – Episode 63

On this the 63rd episode of Citizens of Tech, the citizens have spoken. They have upvoted by the light of the tent, Enhance! Enhance! Enhance!, Tesla’s new power distribution buddy, mesh backhaul, and then we’ve thrown in some content we like, today we learned, plus a brand new deathwatch! Read More …

Brain-Computer Interfaces For The Locked-In – Episode 62

Today we’ve got Tesla getting push-back from legislators, unlocking brains, the most reliable hard drives, the Chevy Bolt reviewed, a Hackintosh Dell-enstein, and of course Content I Like and Today I Learned. Intro Welcome to Citizens of Tech, episode 62. Things you should know about Read More …

Lake Michigan’s Underwater Stonehenge – Episode 61

Intro Today on the show: Star Trek Discovery, a HUD for your (current) car, ASUS starting a Pi fight, star dust on your roof, REM is good for your brain, Deathwatch, Content I Like, and Today I Learned! https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/5p2gln/astronomers_have_discovered_that_a_star_thought/dcockn7/ Update on CBS’s Star Trek Discovery Read More …

Stealing Fingerprints From Photos – Episode 60

Today on the show: a block-chain social network, China driving down the price of solar power, Nintendo’s Switch issues,  EV owners avoiding taxes, Faraday Future’s FF91 sticker shock, giving away bio-data with a simple photo, measuring infinity with Verizon math, Content We Like and Today I Learned! Steem. Read More …

Booze Makes You Think You’re Starving – Episode 59

AT&T changing the rules for unlimited data plan holders. http://9to5mac.com/2017/01/10/att-unlimited-data-price-increase http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/01/att-imposes-another-5-rate-hike-on-grandfathered-unlimited-data-plans/ In March 2017, the old AT&T data plan is going up another $5 to $40 a month. In February 2016, it had gone up from $30 to $35. It’s unlimited data, but not in Read More …

Shining Light on Antimatter – Episode 57

Intro Today on Citizens of Tech, Rogue One spoilers all the way down! Nothing but spoilers. Spoilers, spoilers, spoilers… Just kidding! Flow Machines Project – making creation easier through deep learning. http://www.flow-machines.com/deepbach-polyphonic-music-generation-bach-chorales/ http://www.flow-machines.com/overview/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiBM7-5hA6o&feature=youtu.be “The key idea of the Flow Machines project is to relate Read More …

Giving Away Our Privacy One Click At A Time – Episode 55

In today’s show, the Citizens of Tech take on the news from the industries of energy, electric vehicles, off-the-grid living, consumer espionage, wireless networking, and medicine. Eric Sutphen and Ethan Banks go back and forth discussing these nerdy stories, starting out with our very first debunking. Read More …

X-Rays for Deep Space Communication – Episode 054

Today on the show, we have the Impossible emDrive, a massive Tidal Turbine, X-Rays for space communication, artificially sweetened fatness, Content I Like and Today I Learned. EmDrive – Real Or Imagined? http://www.space.com/34672-impossible-space-engine-emdrive-test.html http://www.space.com/34797-impossible-space-engine-emdrive-study-published.html http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/10.2514/1.B36120 The EmDrive is a zero-propellant drive with a possible application Read More …