DTNS LABS – Rod Simmons on Tesla’s Autopilot

DTNS Labs LogoTesla driver and co-host of SMR Podcast Rod Simmons talks to us about his experiences using autopilot and what the limitations and benefits are.

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DTH Saturday History Edition

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Your Private Driver: The Uber Traveller

This column provides tips, insights, and observations on TNCs like Uber and Lyft from a driver that’s worked with them for several years.

The consideration of whether or not to utilize a rental car on your next vacation isn’t anything new. For a few years now cost-conscious travelers have discovered that using a TNC service in lieu of renting a car can be cheaper for most visitors. Yes, that compact car from Enterprise says that it only costs $20 a day, but after insurance, taxes and fees, gasoline, and especially parking, that rental car can get significantly more expensive to deal with over the course of a trip. Business travelers have largely already realized this, and as a result Uber and Lyft have significantly eroded rental car companies’ share of the ground transportation market.

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DTNS 3266 – My Cobot Buddy

It’s said the future workforce will be robots and the elimination of humans from the workforce. Others disagree pointing to a future where humans and robots work together side by side collaboratively in a shared environment. Plus Nate Lanxon joins us to talk about the affects of GDPR on how online terms of service will be rewritten.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len Peralta, Nate Lanxon, Roger Chang and Shannon Morse.

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 20, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Google pauses Allo and adds RCS to Android Messenger, AT&T has a $15 a month skinny TV bundle coming and a German court declares ad blocking legal.

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DTNS 3265 – Artisanal Chipmaking

What’s the line between ad-blocking and privacy. Should we support websites and their publishers by letting them make revenue off of visitors or does privacy concerns trump everything else? Plus Facebook plans to make its own semiconductors and Amazon introduces Alexa Blueprints a toolkit that allows any Echo owner to create custom Alexa skills and responses.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 19, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Amazon Prime memberships reach 100M, Facebook makes ToS changes to sidestep GDPR, new satellite startup wants to provide real-time video covering entire planet.

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Tom is Coming to Australia

More details to follow but a meetup in Melbourne is on the books along with Peter Wells and Raj Deut.

Tuesday May 22 6 PM (local date/time) Meetup at Bartronica, 335 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Tom, Peter Wells, Raj Deut and possibly Tom’s sister ( no guarantee on her) will meet up after recording an Australian-focused round table. Come raise a glass and say hi!

DTNS 3264 – Turntable of DOOM!

Elon Musk tells staff to walk out on bad meetings, Iran bans all govt bodies from using Telegram, and Doom’s soundtrack is coming to vinyl.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

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Daily Tech Headlines – April 18, 2018

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook rolling out privacy settings alert, Best Buy partnering with Amazon to sell TVs, Chrome now mutes autoplay videos.

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