All posts by Roger Chang

DTNS 3281 – Scratch Your Coding Itch

As coding becomes a indispensable and respected skill some toy makers have developed STEM toys to help children, especially girls, develop and interest in coding. We take a look at the latest wave of programmable toys to hit the shelves.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Len Peralta, Roger Chang and Erin Carson.

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DTNS 3280 – Udder Corruption

Google wants to help people improve their Digital Wellbeing. What does that mean and is this is a sign that even large tech companies acknowledge too much technology can be a detriment to one’s health?

Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

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Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

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DTNS 3279 – Plane Cheese

Microsoft announces new features for Windows that’ll roll out by the end of the year, Walmart is buying Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, Valve says Steamlink will arrive for iOS and Android May 21st, and EA goes all in on Loot-boxes despite legal rulings against the practice in Europe.

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

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

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DTNS 3278 – Google, Please

We break down the announcements from this years action packed Google I/O, and cover everything from AI developments and roll-outs to new Android features and updates to News, Maps and Waymo!

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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DTNS 3277 – Microsoft Edges Toward IoT and AI

We examine all info-packed Monday announcements from this year’s Microsoft BUILD event. Plus Robocalls are still a thing and unfortunately they’re getting worse and Spotify is not a publicly traded company.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Lamarr Wilson.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

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DTNS 3276 – Feel the Disturbance in the AR Force?

With Disney updating its Star Wars: Jedi Challenges lightsaber duel AR game to allow multiplayer we’d figured its time to examine the current state of the VR/AR consumer market. Plus Germany techsite heise.de reports 8 new Spectre-like vulnerabilities were found in Intel’s processors and national security and defense website Defense One reports the use of drones by criminals to keep tabs on law enforcement.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Nicole Lee.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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DTNS 3275 – Amazon Has Body Image Issues

Amazon wants to shake up the apparel business by having customers 3D scan their body so they can get a more exact fit when selecting clothes from the Amazon Store. Will this force traditional retailers to follow suit and how will customers react to the new service? Plus some in Congress have plans to reverse the FCCs rollback of Open Internet guidelines using arcane legislative procedure.

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

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A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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DTNS 3274 – Don’t Believe the Headline Hype

Apple’s earnings are in and far from the predicted bloodbath the iPhone sales were up. Where did the analysts go wrong? Plus Open Whisper Systems gets a warning from Amazon about domain fronting their secure messaging app Signal with Amazon.com.

Starring Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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DTNS 3273 – D8. It’s Your F8

We analyze the latest announcements from Facebook’s F8 conference. Plus the British Parliament gives Facebook CEO Zuckerberg an ultimatum. Voluntarily give evidence before Parliament or get a summons the next time he steps foot in the UK.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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DTNS 3272 – End Graphic Violence (in GPU Pricing)!

In the market to upgrade you PC or Mac desktop display? We got TekThing’s Patrick Norton on the show to talk about what you should be on the lookout for when buying a new computer monitor. Plus France.com’s owner files suit against France and T-Mobile and Sprint say I do to a corporate merger.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Norton.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Show Notes
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