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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.
1349 Episodes
Cameron Clayton, the General Manager of IBM Cloud Ecosystem and of The Weather Company, an IBM business, joins the show to talk about how artificial intelligence and cloud computing provide the horsepower needed to provide localized tracking tools for the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more about your ad-choices at
From the very first 55-pound portable computer to establishing the clamshell form factor, we take a look at the history of the laptop computer. Learn more about your ad-choices at
What is the Voyager program? What systems are onboard the Voyager spacecraft? What is on the golden record on the Voyager spacecraft? Tune in and learn more with Jonathan and Lauren. Learn more about your ad-choices at
After the departure of Ken Kutaragi, Sony executives decided that the next PlayStation console wouldn't be as dramatic a departure as the PS3. And we look forward to what might be around the corner with the PS5. Learn more about your ad-choices at
A Tough Start for the PS3

A Tough Start for the PS3


The second PlayStation console exceeded all sales expectations, setting the bar for the PS3 incredibly high. But a change in processor architecture would mean the third PlayStation would have a tougher time getting traction in the market. Learn more about your ad-choices at
How does radar work? How can stealth planes avoid radar? How many stealth vehicles are in active service in the US? Learn more about the science of stealth with Jonathan and Lauren. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Make Way for the PS2

Make Way for the PS2


Sony built on the success of the PlayStation and launched an even more popular console: the PlayStation 2. We look at how the PS2 established itself as the best selling home video game console of all time. Learn more about your ad-choices at
In the first episode of the Smart Talks series, Jonathan talks with Bryan Knouse of Project OWL, winner of IBM's Call for Code, and Alisa Maclin of IBM, to learn about how mesh networks can help restore communications to areas devastated by natural disasters.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
A failed collaboration between Nintendo and Sony would lead to the birth of one of the most popular video game consoles of all time: the PlayStation. This is the story of how that console was born. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Who are the wealthiest tech billionaires? How did they get so wealthy? Which ones have been on the list a long time? Join Jonathan and Lauren as they explore the life and times of the wealthiest people in the world of tech. Learn more about your ad-choices at
In the early 2000s, a company called Infinium Labs promised to revolutionize gaming with a console called The Phantom. It never materialized. What happened? Learn more about your ad-choices at
From professional streamers to full-blown championship tournaments, where did eSports come from and is it really that big a deal? We talk with representatives from Alienware and ELEAGUE about professional gaming. Learn more about your ad-choices at
From Internet Radio to the emergence of TechStuff, we look at the long and colorful history of podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at
How did broadcast radio get its start? What were the challenges and controversies? And how did the golden age fade into history? Learn more about your ad-choices at
Jonathan and Chris discuss the most famous weapon in the "Star Wars" universe -- the lightsaber -- in this episode of TechStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at
On April 1, pranks run wild in the tech sector. In this podcast from HowStuffWorks, the TechStuff guys tickle your funny bone with a list of famous April Fool's tech pranks. Learn more about your ad-choices at
On October 1, 1982, EPCOT Center opened at Walt Disney World. But that Epcot wasn't the same thing as Walt Disney's initial vision. We look into the history of a futuristic community. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Steven Lisberger, writer and director of the 1982 film Tron, joins the show to talk about the tech of making the film and the mythology of Tron itself. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Jess Royal and John Hilton drop what they're doing on Stranger Things to come by the studio and talk about what their jobs require. From Christmas lights to the upside down, we learn about what it takes to make a show work. Learn more about your ad-choices at
The creators of Homestar Runner hop on TechStuff to talk about their pioneering work in web series production and how StrongBad is going to catch up on that huge email backlog. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Comments (39)


twitter and facebook,Instagram etc all do the same thing and can also be used for the same thing, but is that what freedom of speech is about?

Mar 30th


Very informative and entertaining. Thanks for episode.

Jan 20th

Josh Travis

anyone else currently streaming?

Jan 10th

Skull Bones


Dec 10th
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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

Lachlan Vass


Sep 29th
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