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Show of 10-10-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Donald Ervin Knuth
  • Observations from the Bunker
  • Website of the Week: Ancient Earth
  • Wikipedia Website Redesign – First in a Decade
  • Big Carrier Monopoly May Be Over: Cheaper Phone Plans
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Show of 10-03-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Zhang Yiming
  • Observations from the Bunker (Originally aired 6 June 2020)
  • Safety Alert: Coffee Banned in A350 Cockpits (Originally aired 8 February 2020)
  • Idea of Week: Monitor Glucose Levels without Finger Prick (Originally aired 8 February 2020)
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Show of 09-26-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Robert William Taylor
  • Observations from the Bunker
  • Clever Idea of the Week: Inverted Circles on Milk Jugs
  • How to Break Out of your Social Media Echo Chamber
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Show of 09-19-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Fernando José “Corby” Corbató
  • Observations from the Bunker
  • Warning of the Week: TikTok Knockoff is Dangerous Malware
  • Interview with HAL9000 from Space Odyssey 2001
  • AI Bot GPT-3 can Write like a Human, But It Is Not Thinking
  • AI Autonomous Weapons May Be Deployed
  • TikTok Reveals Details of How Its Algorithm Works
  • Social-media Platforms are Undermining Democracy
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Show of 09-12-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Brendan Eich
  • Observations from the Bunker
  • Bald Eagle Takes Down Drone
  • Tip of the Week: Mouse Trick
  • AI Writes Original Essay: Why We Should Not Fear AI
  • Prank of the Week: College Student uses AI to Post Fake Blog Posts
  • A Machine-Learning Assist to Predicting Hurricane Intensity
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Show of 09-05-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Jacobus Cornelis Haartsen
  • Observations from the Bunker
  • Technology of the Week: Green Light for Fishing
  • Idea of the Week: AI Improves Eye Contact during Video Calls
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Show of 08-29-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Katherine Coleman Johnson
  • Jif Wants You to Pronounce GIF Correctly (Originally broadcast on 2/29/2020
  • Memory Lane: Zip Drives Remembered (Originally broadcast on 2/29/2020)
  • Pac Man Celebrates 40th Birthday (Originally broadcast on 5/23/2020)
  • Observations from the Bunker (Originally broadcast on 5/30/2020)
  • Beach Gear for the Geek (originally broadcast 06/23/2007)
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Show of 08-22-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Lawrence Gordon Tesler
  • Idea of the Week: Live Skin Face Scans (Originally broadcast on 2/22/2020)
  • Tip of the Week: Magnetizing Your Screwdriver (Originally broadcast on 3/7/2020)
  • Product of the Week: Phone Soap UV Sterilizer (Originally broadcast on 3/28/2020)
  • Products of the Week: Keeps you From Touching Your Face (Originally broadcast on 3/28/2020)
  • Viral Video Week: A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything (Originally broadcast on 3/6/2020)
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Show of 08-15-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: Frances Elizabeth Allen
  • Observations from the Bunker
  • DNC, RNC Planning Virtual Conventions
  • Tip of the Week: Accessing a Flash Website on an iPad or iPhone
  • New Linux Malware threatens National Security
  • Beware of Counterfeit Network Equipment
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Show of 08-08-2020

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  • Email and Forum Questions
  • Profiles in IT: John McCarthy
  • Observations from the Bunker
  • App of the Week: COVIDWISE
  • Microsoft Negotiating to Buy TikTok
  • Astronauts Return Home in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon
  • Tips of the Week: PDF Tricks and Hints
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