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Author: Tom Merritt

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Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.
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Apple, Amazon ,Facebook ,Google and Microsoft have all been criticized for allowing humans to listen to users’ private conversations in order to test their AI products for quality. Is it truly necessary or is it just easier and cheaper to develop that way?  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Thanksgiving plans, fertility rates, cow people, and on DTNS: HyperSurface inputs looks to rethink the ways humans interface with computers and devices. Plus Amazon wants to buy Fox's 22 regional sports networks from Disney and Valve discontinues its Steam Link hardware. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
DTNS Begins at: 17:00 Who's pre-ordering what Apple stuff, and on DTNS: Apple has announced a new iPad that's faster, lighter, and more capable than previous models. Plus they unveiled the long-awaited update to the Mac Mini and MacBook Air.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Facebook is looking to acquire security companies it believes bolster the site's security. Who are the possible candidates and what kinds of security expertise is Facebook specifically looking for? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
This past Friday the Colonial Pipeline Company suffered a ransomware attack and shut down the entire pipeline. The attack does not seem to have affected control systems that run the pipeline itself, but the shutdown is meant to make sure that does not happen. Is this the infrastructure attack we’ve been warned of happening? And what can we do to reduce our risk in the future? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
With no deal in sight between Google and Roku to renew YouTube TV’s presence on Roku’s platform the search giant has come up with a workaround. It will let people access YouTube TV directly from the main YouTube app. Will Roku allow it and what does this mean for Google’s attempts to strongarm platforms to accept its terms? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Was the FCC’s decision to roll back on net neutrality rules based on fraudulent public comments? The NYAG thinks so and so does FCC Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang,  Amos, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
3D scanning as a technology has come a long way especially in its use in science and research. Dr. Nicole Ackermans joins us with an explanation on the different types of 3D scanning technologies and what they’re used for in research circles. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Dr. Nicole Ackermans, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Oxford Internet Institute published a survey of 430,000 10 to 15-year-olds about their TV viewing, social-media and device use with feelings of depression, suicidal tendencies and behavioral problems. What were the results and what does it mean? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Allison Sheridan, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
TSMC says it projects its supply will catch up to the auto industry’s demand by the end of June, Verizon announced Monday it intends to sell its Verizon Media division to Apollo Global Management, and Sony announced a partnership that will see it integrate Discord into “your social and gaming experience on PlayStation Network” by early 2022. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nate Lanxon, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Finland trials an autonomous robotic street cleaner called Trombia Free, The YouTube TV app is no longer available for download from the Roku channel store, and Fast Company reported concerns but the National Network to End Domestic Violence, or NNEDV that Apple’s AirTags could be used to track people by secretly slipping them into a bag or jacket pocket. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Chris Ashley, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We take a look at the state of harmful speech regulation online as the European Parliament formally adopting a law requiring internet companies to “remove or disable access to flagged terrorist content”. Plus a recent article in Wired by Gilad Edelman says Social Media platforms speech policies aren’t actually inspired by the First Amendment and says that’s a good thing. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Samsung announced new intel-Evo certified laptops at its Unpacked 2021 event Wednesday, Sony has sold more PS5s in the first quarter of 2021 than PS4s sold in its first fiscal year, and updates on the Epic vs Apple case. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
TikTok is popularized as a pop-culture meme generator. But the platform is increasingly being used for other less well known uses including cooking tutorials, language learning, real estate listings, DIY projects and in some cases for dating. We talk to CNET’s Erin Carson about how TikTok morphed from short funny videos into a cornucopia of information. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Erin Carson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
If you’ve ever experienced wake word fatigue with your virtual assistant, Google might have something in the works for you, The Washington Post is spinning off its software-as-a-service publishing platform, and Roku and Google have a public spat over YouTube TV. Starring Sarah Lane, Rich Stroffolino, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
UK court overturns 39 Post Office employee convictions that were originally based on flawed information derived from the Post Office’s computerized system called Horizon. Should this be a warning call for others to rely solely on one data point to uncover criminal activity even if it derives from an automated computer system? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The European Commission proposed a bill Wednesday to develop comprehensive regulation of Artificial Intelligence. What’s in it and will it impact users outside of the EU’s borders? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Apple announced a flurry of new products including a new Pro level iPad and a M1 powered iMac. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Charlotte Henry, Nica Montford, Terrance Gaines, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Mercedes unveils its EQS, an all electric S-class luxury sedan, Reddit launches its Clubhouse competitor, and Nica Montford from SnobOS introduces us to Angie Jones, First-Ever Black Female Java Champion. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Tim Stevens, Roger Chang, Joe. Link to the Show Notes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
DTNSxTWIS Crossover Show

DTNSxTWIS Crossover Show

2021-04-1801:31:56

Join DTNS and the crew from TWIS as the two grand pillars of podcasting join forces for an epic podcast episode filled with science, technology and fun. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Kirsten Sanford, Justin Jackson, Blair Bazdarich.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Daniel Deluca

great show!

Dec 2nd
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Curtis Samuels Jr

excellent episode lot of new updates and a lot of tips on how to use a computer or phone

Oct 25th
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brayn matte

£c) Aare clmoa

Mar 29th
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Hempire Hub

is anyone else wondering what Diamond Club is? I've been listening for YEARS and have no idea who they are or their purpose?

Mar 8th
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Jan 25th
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David Magallon

Patrick Norton is so insufferable. Couldn't get through the whole thing.

Oct 17th
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Ryan cub

I'd like to see the us government invite these tech companies from Japan or China to open a "us hub" that's employs us citizens to produce the same products that are made there. they could be exempt from tariffs or other import taxes. that would bring the same tech economy from say Shenzhen to the United states, once we learn how to produce electronics at the same level then we would be able to compete on the world stage. no matter how many jobs were lost to the 4th industrial revolution we would have 100 jobs to replace every job lost.

Sep 17th
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Ryan cub

haha I had to listen to half the episode to make sure that was a typo. its overCLOCK

Sep 14th
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Jason Moody

I've been listening to Tom Merritt do this since he was doing this on Twit. I followed him here and quit everything Twit. You go Tom!

Jul 15th
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Blee Blat

blind

Jan 28th
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