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.

DTNS 2848 – Time Is Of The Obsolescence

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.com Is planned obsolescence in technology helping or hurting consumers, and who’s to blame? Scott Johnson and Ars Technica’s Annalee Newitz share their thoughts!

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DTNS 2847 – Advertitlement

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.com YouTube has sparked a backlash among creators after it blocks advertisement on content deemed inappropriate. Is this outrage legitimate? Patrick Beja and Jenn cutter discuss on today’s show.

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DTNS 2846 – Vintage Computing Never Gets Old

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.com Evan Koblentz from the Vintage Computer Federation joins Scott Johnson to discuss the allure of vintage computer technology and its role in shaping modern trends.

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DTNS 2845 – All Fun And Games

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.com Jeff Cannata and Patrick Beja discuss the great gaming trends of the past 30 years and what to expect in the coming years.

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DTNS 2844 – Snowden Approved

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comAfter laying off its Trending Team editorial staff Justin and Veronica ask themselves; what do we want Facebook’s role to be in news?

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DTNS – 2801 – Vive Le Vive!

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CNET’s Erin Carson joins Patrick Beja with hands-on reviews of HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Playstation VR headsets. Which of the three fits and works the best?

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DTNS 2771 – Better for Whom?

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comJustin Robert Young hosts the show and is joined by Steve Kovach (Tech Insider) and Len Peralta to discuss Facebook and their ad push beyond the walled garden.

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DTNS 2746 – Blizzard Streisand

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comWhy do game companies like Blizzard have such a rabid following and what does it mean for the future of video game trade shows like E3? Jenn Cutter and Scott Johnson discuss.

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DTNS 2709 – Alexa, What’s In My Wallet?

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Justin Robert Young, Eric Geller and Jaime Ruiz talk FCC, FBI and lots of other security-minded acronyms. Tom Merritt is on assignment!

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