Observed Tech PODCAST

Observed Tech PODCAST

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March 29, 2020 55 min
In this episode we work our way through the three key areas to discuss faith as it not only relates to my formation but also to how the church is addressing the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. On the tech front, we will catch up with all the latest builds and other news when it comes to both the Windows and Edge Insiders programs. Under miscellaneous tech we talk about some more Xbox Series X news, BUILD going virtual and som...
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March 9, 2020 53 min
Welcome to the sixth episode of Faith, Tech, and Space PODCAST. I kick this show off talking about the latest in my faith formation including updates for online and local classes plus share a little about a local shrine here in Northeast Florida and some insight on the Season of Lent. In tech, we catch up with the latest for #WindowsInsiders and #EdgeInsiders as we review the latest builds and development progress. There are also h...
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February 17, 2020 53 min
Welcome to our fifth episode of the podcast. In this show I discuss the latest in my formation studies specifically around the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church which we are studying this semester. On the tech front we finally got our first public peek at Windows 10X and it reveals a lot about the future of Windows plus we catch up on the latest for both the #WindowsInsider and #EdgeInsider preview programs. When it comes to ...
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January 26, 2020 55 min
In this fourth episode of the podcast I begin the faith portion of the show with a discussion about my recent melanoma diagnosis and then share the latest around my formation including our latest classes and progress as the new year begins. After that the tech and space parts of the podcast takeover with news around Windows Insider builds, the latest for Edge Insiders including the stable release of the new Microsoft Edge to the pu...
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December 29, 2019 54 min
In this week's show, I catch you up on my formation during a break over the Christmas period and share some insight into two seasons in the Church - Advent and Christmas. The tech side of the show is packed full of news for Windows Insiders and the latest builds in each testing ring along with an indication of how future builds will roll out. Edge Insiders are also closing in on general availability of Edge (Chromium) so we upd...
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December 8, 2019 49 min
In this episode of our new podcast, we talk about my current class list in my formation for the Permanent Diaconate, the latest news for #WindowsInsiders and #EdgeInsiders, tech headlines from software, services, and social media. We wrap up the show with some news for SpaceX and Boeing as they continue their march towards launching astronauts from the Space Coast of Florida. Lots of flight test happening in the next few months. Th...
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November 17, 2019 34 min
In the first episode of Faith, Tech, and Space, I introduce you to my new podcast. This inaugural episode will let me share the approach of this new show and test all of the plumbing to make sure everything is connected and ready for full production. Thanks for tuning in for this new adventure and follow-up to my first podcast - Observed Tech. Yes, we do cover all three subject areas - Faith, Tech, and Space - in this initial episo...
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After nearly 10 years, 317 shows, almost 230 hours of me talking, and who knows how many headlines and tech stories that were talked about, I have decided to end the Observed Tech PODCAST. More details in this final episode, but my sincere thanks to the more than a quarter million listeners who have tuned in over the course of the shows lifetime. Thank you so very much!
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This week we delayed recording the show until after Microsoft's big Xbox E3 Media Briefing was held yesterday afternoon. So this show has a lot of stuff related to those announcements from Los Angeles, That gets us caught up with the new game pass options for both console and PC, upcoming games, hardware, and streaming technology plus lots of other gaming related items such as project Scarlett and Project xCloud. Of course, I s...
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This week I share about my recent office reorganization and the resulting tech purge that it has resulted in as I start to clear out old technology and e-cycle it. We catch up on a slow week for Windows Insiders and discuss the potential release of the first 19H2 bits to testers. Then we discuss COMPUTEX and Microsoft's interesting announcement about a modern operating system right in the middle of them sharing about new OEM ha...
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Following a long holiday weekend here in the United States, we catch you up on all the details for the general availability of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, aka Version 1903, which began last week. Included among those details are key blog posts you will need as you prepare for its arrival whether you are on the consumer or business front. In addition, I catch us up once again on where Windows Insider builds are and how I believe...
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This week we have our normal collection of updates for Windows Insiders with the latest builds and progress across a couple of development branches for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge (Chromium). However, I begin with an explanation of the final state of my link curation process to avoid Twitter's aggressive algorithms plus I get on my soapbox about headlines and misdirection with one privacy related story I read this week. After...
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Welcome to our catch up episode after I spent a week out in Seattle at Microsoft Build. There were a lot of exciting announcements from Microsoft for developers and while some will be experienced by consumers sooner - others will come later in our favorites apps, products, and services. Of course we catch you up with all the other key tidbits including new Windows Insiders builds along with many apps and services updates.
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This show is full of Microsoft and Windows news as you would expect. There is Microsoft's latest quarterly earnings report which was very good, updates on Microsoft Edge Chromium work, and even a Windows Insider build for Fast Ring testers for the 20H1 feature update. We also learned more about system requirements for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, discuss the status of Sets, and Surface Hub 2S plus the potential for Surface B...
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This week there was a lot happening in the Microsoft tech world. First, we had the public release of the Microsoft Edge Developer and Canary builds of the company's new Chromium-based browser on Monday. A couple of hours later they then opened up the Windows Insiders Release Preview ring with Build 18362 of the May 2019 Update aka 19H1. Then mid-week, they merged the Skip Ahead 20H1 ring back to the Fast Ring and made Build 188...
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What an absolutely eye opening and jaw dropping week. I kick the show off talking about my return from Twitter Exile and then we dive into what might be the biggest news in the history of Windows 10 and discuss what it all means for Windows Insiders and everyday users of Microsoft's latest operating system. Of course, there are plenty of other headlines this week that I will mention and share with you from social media, softwar...
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Welcome to the Twitterless episode of the show. Yeah, it has happened again and I explain what I think caused this one and some changes I have planned when (if) the account is restored. Of course there was news around Windows Insider builds and solid indications that we are indeed in the final stages of 19H1's development so we also get caught up on all of that and the tech news of the week from across all of the normal resourc...
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This week I am back in the home studio after spending a week in Redmond at the Microsoft campus for the annual MVP Summit. As always, it was a great week with lots of content, friends and learning. It was also a very busy week for Windows Insiders for build releases and progression in the final development stages for the next feature update for Windows 10. We get caught up on all of those details and then talk about plenty of other...
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This episode comes to you from Redmond and just a couple of miles from the Microsoft Campus as we get ready to start the annual MVP Summit. Unfortunately, the awesome summit experience begins on a sad note as we learn that one of our fellow MVP's was killed in the horrific attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand. I share about that and then jump into the weeks the week's tech news which covers our normal range of subjects.
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We are still wiping the sleep out of our eyes after we lost an hour overnight thanks to Daylight Savings Time here across much of the United States. Among the news this week we learned that Windows 10 officially crossed the 800 million device threshold, we had another week full of Windows Insider builds for both Fast and Skip Ahead Rings, plus we saw some leaks around Microsoft Edge on Chromium. Of course, the show is littered with...
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