All posts by Roger Chang

Roger started out covering technology as an intern at ZDTV back in the summer of 1998. He subsequently clawed his way up the ladder landing a plum role as Senior Producer and On-Air talent on The Screen Savers and Call For Help. He later moved on to a short stint at CNET and Ziff-Davis. He later spent 6 years at Discovery Digital Networks as the series producer for the shows Tekzilla, HD Nation, Systm, We Come From the Future, and Downloaded.

Spotify Sets Its Anchor – DTNS 3463

Spotify acquires podcasters Gimlet Media and Anchor in a bid to become the premiere podcasting network. But where does the company go from here and what does it mean for the podcasting landscape?

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

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A Fortnite to Remember! – DTNS 3462

A Microsoft report shows a small but noticeable improvement in internet civility. Will it last or is this just a statistical anomaly?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang

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It’s Like Eating Sugar – DTNS 3461

Danny Crichton from TechCrunch questions why people don’t quit Google or Facebook and that current reasoning to explain that behavior is incorrect.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.

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These Boots Were Made for Tracking – DTNS 3460

Apple rolled out the ban hammer on Facebook and Google apps this past week for bypassing the App Store’s vetting process. What exactly happened and what does it mean for other iOS App developers?

Starring Sarah Lane, Lamarr Wilson, Roger Chang and Len Peralta.

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Dark Web K-Mart – DTNS 3459

Another cache of hacked passwords and logins has been released, Apple is looking at putting a 3D camera into the iphone and Ultraviolet is closing its doors.

Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young

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Should Be Against The Terms Of Wrong – DTNS 3458

Facebook is again in the spotlight this time for a “research” program that paid teens to install VPN software that gave the company root access to decrypted network traffic.

Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Allison Sheridan

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A Bug in the Apple – DTNS 3457

A serious bug in Apple’s FaceTime allowing anyone to hear the recipient of a call’s microphone even before they accept. Is this a simple bug or sign of a deeper flaw in Apple’s software development?

Starring Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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

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FOMO: Fear Of Machinery Output – DTNS 3456

A recent report by the Brookings Institution finds 25% of US workers have high exposure to jobs that will be automated. While the US Bureau of Labor Statistics says the effects of automation will be felt unevenly with women and minorities taking a higher burden. Will higher education supply the necessary skills to compete in the future workplace or does there need to be shift in how we view jobs and labor?

Starring Sarah Lane, Kiki Sanford, Roger Chang and Erin Carson.

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DTNS: It’s My Toto’s Africa! – DTNS 3455

Facebook plans on unifying the messaging infrastructure in Instagram, FB Messenger and What’s App. DeepMind’s AlphaStar AI was finally defeated in StarCraft II after defeating 10 other players. MIT’s MediaLab found Amazon’s Rekognition software misidentified the faces of darker complexioned and female faces at a higher rate than those of lighter skinned men.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Robb Dunewood.

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Code Blocking Code – DTNS 3454

Google is pondering changes to Chrome to make it more effective against malicious extensions but at the expense of breaking 3rd party ad-blockers. Who and whom would this affect the most and will this mean Chrome users will see more ads if the changes are implemented?

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

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