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 3268 – Amazon’s Junk in Your Trunk

Amazon wants you to give their delivery couriers access to your GM or Volvo car’s trunk. Is this typical of the company’s out of the box thinking or is this one drop off delivery method that’s that won’t take off?

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

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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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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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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 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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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 3263 – Telegram? Tele-nyet!

National governments face a number of challenges with encrypted communications. The need to secure lines of communications between officials but also cracking down on the criminal element using the same technologies.

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 3262 – Tech is All Ears

We examine the latest trends in the hearables category of assistive technology. Plus ZTE has been a denied the ability to export sensitive technology and how Welsh police convicted 11 people using fingerprints taken from a WhatsApp pic.

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!

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

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DTNS 3261 – iPhone Security is a Gray Area

Motherboard reports local law enforcement agencies around the US have purchased a brute force unlocker, GrayKey, to access locked iPhones. How does this software work, what does this mean for privacy on Smartphones, and what other options do users have to secure their phones?

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

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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 3260 – R(are)e(arth)cycling

ESPN launches ESPN + a new $5/month sports streaming video service, Uber will begin performing annual criminal background checks on its drivers and the UK reveals its first major Cyber Attack target was IS.

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 3260 – Application Programming Infuriating

Some companies build their business model on leveraging the APIs of another company’s connected platform allowing both business to benefit. But what happens when a connected platform changes its rules on how others can leverage its platform? Plus the FTC says void warranty stickers might be illegal and Zuckerberg faces another day of Senate hearings.

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

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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 3257 – Mr. Zuck Goes to Washington

Zuckerberg meets lawmakers on Capital Hill, Facebook suspends two data analytic companies, and Facebook partners with nonprofit foundations to measure the affects of Social Media on elections. Plus PayPal is rolling out FDIC insured debit cards and Leap Motion announces Project North Star.

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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