1×63: Single Point of Weather

1×63: Single Point of Weather

Posted by on Thursday, March 24, 2016 in Design, Linux, News, Open Source, Reviews, Shows, Technology | 0 comments

Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, Bryan Lunduke, and Stuart Langridge bring you Bad Voltage, in which it is always sunny in California, we have the worst analogy ever, and:

  • 00:01:56 Trouble at the Wikimedia foundation? The executive director and a bunch of others have stepped down; it’s not clear whether their “Knowledge Engine” was a plan to make a rival to Google’s search, or just to improve Wikipedia’s own searching capabilities; and the accusations of them being secretive and avoiding their goals of transparent access to information are flying thick and fast. What’s going on here?
  • 00:19:25 Jeremy reviews the WS-1001 Wifi Observer weather station from Ambient Weather
  • 00:33:31 Josh Strobl talks to us about the Solus project, a Linux-based OS designed for the desktop
  • 00:49:51 Password managers: they seem a good idea for your personal security, but they’re all difficult to use or require you to store your data on their computers. Are there good ones? Is using a password manager a good idea for us?

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