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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

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Atlanta, GA

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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Rerun: How E3 Works

8/3/2020
What's the history of E3? What purpose does it serve? And can anyone attend? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:08:06

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Gets Tattooed and Pierced

7/31/2020
What's the origin of tattooing? Who invented the tattoo gun? How do piercings work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:35:35

Right-Handed Bias: A Sinister Problem

7/29/2020
Being left-handed in a world primarily shaped by and for right-handed people can be a challenge, particularly with technology. In this episode, we look at how a right-handed bias can create frustrations for left handers, and how bias in tech can take on more sinister aspects. That was a pun. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:51:13

Smart Talks With IBM: Addressing health disparities during COVID-19

7/28/2020
COVID-19 has shined a spotlight on the already pressing disparities in public health. In this episode of Tech Stuff, Jonathan Strickland chats with Dr. Kyu Rhee, Chief Health Officer at IBM, and Dr. Irene Dankwa-Mullan, Deputy Chief Health Officer of IBM Watson Health, about how data and technology are helping to address these issues during the pandemic and beyond. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:28

Panasonic to Today

7/27/2020
Since the 1970s, Panasonic has moved further from the control of the Matsushita family. But the process hasn't always gone smoothly. From recessions and political events to a dependence on plasma televisions, we learn about the obstacles the company has had to deal with recently. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:59

TechStuff Classic: How BitTorrent Works

7/24/2020
Who invented BitTorrent? How do BitTorrent transfers work? What exactly is a torrent file? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:41:40

Panasonic - 1954 to 1973

7/22/2020
Panasonic, or rather Matsushita, went through a tumultuous period of ups and downs, including allegations of some shady business practices. From high prices in Japan to undercutting American competitors in the US, we look at how the practices of Panasonic shaped not only the company but the electronics industry as a whole. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:26

The Founding of Panasonic

7/20/2020
The Japanese electronics company Panasonic is more than a century old. In this episode, we learn of its founding in 1918, how the company survived World War II, and how its founder positioned his company to enter the global marketplace in the 1950s. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:56:13

Introducing: The John Roa Show

7/18/2020
Hey TechStuff listeners, we wanted to introduce a new show to you all! The John Roa Show explores the gray areas of success through honest, raw and entertaining conversations with the most interesting celebrities, creative leaders and entrepreneurs. John’s diverse background as a successful entrepreneur, humanitarian and global adventurer creates a unique opportunity to explore some of the most important stories and topics of today. Listen to The John Roa Show here. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:03:48

TechStuff Classic: How Storm Chasers Work

7/17/2020
What are storm chasers? What kind of equipment do storm chasers use? What useful information have storm chasers gathered? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:16:46

Perseverance and Ingenuity

7/15/2020
The next Mars rover scheduled for launch is the Perseverance, which NASA hopes will be able to uncover signs that life once existed on Mars. It also will carry a helicopter-like drone. We learn about the rover, its instruments and why flying on Mars is tricky. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:18

Smart Talks With IBM: A Changing Cybersecurity Landscape

7/14/2020
While the world struggles with the chaotic realities of COVID-19, cybercriminals are pouncing. In this episode of Tech Stuff, Jonathan Strickland chats with Wendi Whitmore, VP of IBM Security X-Force Threat Intelligence, and Allison Ritter, Program Leader, IBM Security Command Center, about how they are helping businesses stay prepared and resilient within a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:46:59

The Robots Are Coming For Your Job!

7/13/2020
Are robots and automated systems going to replace human workers? And if so, what then? The fear about automation has a long history and it's not an irrational fear. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:21

TechStuff Classic: Pew! Pew! Plasma!

7/10/2020
What is plasma and how do we use it? Why are plasma weapons so popular in science fiction? Are plasma weapons realistic? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:34

TechStuff Listeners: Check out First Contact with Laurie Segall

7/8/2020
What happens to our civil liberties when an algorithm is used by law enforcement to make an arrest? Even more concerning, what happens when that facial recognition technology is racially biased? As we enter an age of ubiquitous surveillance, it’s minorities - especially people of color - who are disproportionately affected. The ACLU has recently filed a complaint on behalf of a Black man who was wrongfully arrested due to faulty police facial recognition tech. It’s the first case in the US,...

Duration:01:11:44

Introducing: There Are No Girls on the Internet

7/7/2020
Join host of There Are No Girls on the Internet, Bridget Todd as she chronicles the experiences of marginalized voices online, and the ways they have shaped the internet from the very beginning. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:05:25

Magic Leap and the Big Fall

7/6/2020
It started off as an incredible project that promised to bring science fiction into science fact. But years later, the company Magic Leap struggles to stay afloat. What happened? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:58

Introducing Back to Biz with Katie and Boz

7/4/2020
How will the pandemic change the way we work, go to school, go out, travel, and experience the world? In this new limited series, co-hosts Katie Couric and Bozoma Saint John set out to understand how this unprecedented moment will change our future. In weekly episodes, Katie and Boz interview CEOs, innovators and thought leaders in industries from tech and media to education and entertainment to fashion and sports, to find out how they are adjusting to — and innovating in —this new world...

Duration:00:02:03

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Watches Independence Day

7/3/2020
How well does the film treat science and technology in Independence Day? What are the big goofs committed in the movie? How realistic is the plan to defeat the aliens? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:18:03

It's All Relative

7/1/2020
How do the theories of special relativity and general relativity apply to satellites? Why is the speed of light constant, but time and distance are not? We get all Einstein up in here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:31