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TechStuff

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.... Show More

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October 21, 2019 45 min

Is it really possible for a machine to achieve consciousness? What does consciousness even mean? From philosophy to technological obstacles, we look at the problems and possibilities. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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How do electric motors work? Are electric vehicles a new idea? Why aren't there more electric vehicles on the road today? Join Jonathan and Chris as they power through the past, present and possible future of electric vehicles. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 16, 2019 52 min

How did the modern submarine develop? What kind of technology is on a submarine? How do they navigate?  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 14, 2019 51 min

How do submarines work? When were they invented? In this episode, we explore the truths (and myths) about the origin of submarines. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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What is the ESRB? What procedure does the ESRB follow to rate games? What do the different ratings mean? Join the guys as they demystify the inner workings of the Entertainment Software Rating Board. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 9, 2019 48 min

The University of Oxford Computational Propaganda Research Project issued a report on how countries around the world are manipulating people with misinformation. What's YOUR country up to? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 7, 2019 47 min

From the physics of light to ingenious uses of a mirror, we look at the history of telescopes and how they work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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How did the Stratos jump work? What sort of technology was inside the capsule? How did Felix's suit work? Join Jonathan and Chris as they leap into the tech behind this groundbreaking jump. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 3, 2019 3 min

Pop Culture expert Tatiana Carrier introduces Behind the Influence, an interview series featuring the world’s most influential streamers, Youtubes, tech giants, and everything in between.  Listen now at: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-behind-the-influence-49377031/episode/behind-the-influence-trailer-49377033/ Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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October 2, 2019 48 min

A TV and movie producer thought that he could do for video games what MTV did for music videos. But the G4 channel would end up alienating the very viewers it sought to attract. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 30, 2019 52 min

In the late 1990s, a new television channel aimed at the computer crowd launched. It would last six years before a merger would effectively end it all. This is the TechTV story. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Who really invented the light bulb? What is the Draper point? How do fluorescent bulbs work? Join Chris and Jonathan as they shine some light on the fascinating story of light bulbs.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 26, 2019 44 min

IBM and Red Hat have some big plans when it comes to cloud computing. From open source to artificial intelligence, we find out what they have in store for the future. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 25, 2019 55 min

We rejoin the story of Android to see how the operating system evolved from Ice Cream Sandwich to the most recent release. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 23, 2019 50 min

We look at the history of Google Android from its development to the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich. This is part one of The Android Story. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 20, 2019 37 min

What is Klout? Does everyone have it? What is Klout good for? Join Jonathan and Chris as they get to the bottom of Klout in this episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 18, 2019 48 min

Chinese telecom company Huawei went from startup to the largest phone manufacturer in the world in just 30 years. What's the story behind the company and why are so many governments wary of it today? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 16, 2019 54 min

In this episode, we explore the history of industrialization in China and ask why are so many electronics assembled there.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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What's the process of animating a film with hand-drawn animation? Who patented the process of cel-based animation? What was Disney's multiplane camera? Join Jonathan and Chris as they ink the answers to these questions and more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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September 11, 2019 50 min

Tragedies and financial crises turned what used to be General Electric's strengths into liabilities. In this episode, we learn how the once dominant company began to struggle and why some think its heading for insolvency. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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