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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

1274 Episodes
Things Get Hot for Blizzard

Things Get Hot for Blizzard


Riding high on some notable successes, Blizzard continued to make big waves in the world of video games. But now and again the company would find itself in a storm of criticism. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Founded in 1991, the video game company Blizzard got its start not by creating blockbuster games of its own but by porting other companies' games to different platforms. This is the story of the founding of Blizzard. Learn more about your ad-choices at
How is Firefox connected to Netscape Navigator? Are Firefox and Internet Explorer cousins? What is Mozilla? Join Chris and Jonathan as they explore the origin and growth of Mozilla. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Media in the Stream

Media in the Stream


Over the last decade, we've seen a gradual shift from hard copy media to streaming media. In this episode, we look at the history and tech behind devices designed to stream entertainment. Learn more about your ad-choices at
At the end of the 19th century, it seemed like there was nothing electricity couldn't do. So could it be used as a way to humanely carry out the death penalty? We learn about the invention of the electric chair and the dentist who dreamed it up. Learn more about your ad-choices at
What is an alternate reality game? What is Ingress? How do you play the game? Join Jonathan and Chris as they introduce you to the world of Ingress and alternate reality gaming. Learn more about your ad-choices at
What happened with Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft and why did the CEO of the company appear before the US Congress? We learn about the flight control system that led to tragedy and the controversy surrounding it. Learn more about your ad-choices at
The Basics of Electricity

The Basics of Electricity


What's the difference between voltage and current? What is resistance? What are the units of measurement associated with electricity? Learn more about your ad-choices at
What was Megaupload? Why did the US federal government pursue Megaupload? Why is the Megaupload case so complicated? Join Chris and Jonathan as they shed some light on the Megaupload, from its origin to its ongoing court case. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Scams and Hoaxes

Scams and Hoaxes


The Internet can be a great place but it's also the host for some pretty sneaky scams out there. In this episode, we look at some common schemes to take advantage of unsuspecting victims and how you can avoid becoming a victim yourself. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Comments (20)

Mani javanbakht

this made my essay get 1st. thanks ALOT❤

Oct 20th
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Александр Кузичкин

thank you for such a great episode but roob Goldberg or Golberg?

Aug 17th

Bill Thorpe


Jul 1st

Diwa Galvez

Super awesome episode! Will be interested to know the rise and fall of Yahoo. :)

May 30th

Linh Nguyen

Great episode! Very insightful, now I know what a gaffer is! Ha!

May 15th

Daniel Gil

Thanks Jonathan. Lovely podcast.

Apr 22nd


Amazing podcast.

Mar 20th

Michael Jiggens

Nazi collaborators.

Mar 19th

Declan O'Kane

Great work

Feb 10th

Joshua Clark

I wish 2019 would bring us a biological interface with humans and computers that'd be nice then we could do away with the whole virtual reality glasses and just plug ourselves in like the Matrix I'm really hoping for that to happen sooner than later

Feb 2nd

Sangram keshari Sahu

Can we have a episode on current status all the top-level domains?

Jan 7th

Nir T

another option is that when the time traveller cannot interact with the past but just watch it.

Dec 7th

Allan Fisher

I deleted my facebook account a long time ago. Never regreted that decision.😃

Nov 22nd

Saif Russell

20:41 : "many of these weather models have been written in 4chan" lol

Nov 20th

Raven Snowfall

I don't mind dad jokes, but this guy comes up with some real groaners LOL

Nov 13th

Shawn Deneault

these guys are going off government

Aug 7th

Linh Nguyen

This is an awesome podcast. Keep it up.

May 25th

Miles Krikau

I really like this podcast

May 3rd

Jatin Kathuria

amazing Podcast and lots of information while keeping it simple. Jonathan specially explained the impact quantum computing in multiple industries very well. Thank you.

Apr 5th
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