1×78: A Different Kind of Duction

1×78: A Different Kind of Duction

Posted by on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in Design, Linux, News, Open Source, Politics, Reviews, Shows, Technology | 0 comments

Je(re)my Garcia, Stuart Langri(dge), Jono Ba(con) and Bry-(in) Lunduke present Bad Voltage, in which half of us change phones, half of us go to All Things Open, and:

  • 00:02:13 Jono buys the new Google Pixel and tells us what he thinks of the big G’s entry into the mobile market. Is it actually better? Is it just a new Nexus? What’s the deal with software makers making hardware anyway? And is it worth the money?
  • 00:26:36 We’ve recently seen a large distributed denial of service, operated by shady figures in control of a huge internet-connected devices botnet. Are such things the wave of the future? What can be done to stop it? Taking in regulation, consumer purchasing decisions, the nature of the internet, next-generation platforms for IoT devices, the word “shonky”, geopolitics, collective action problems and human psychology, the impact had by speaking out, and whether anyone needs an Toaster of Things anyway

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