The Drill Down

Google logo on office building in Irvine, California

This week, “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” the memo that’s rocked Silicon Valley, Netflix poaches from Disney & Disney leaves Netflix, an AI masters DOTA 2, hacking computers with DNA, and much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: TomTom Go 50 S Portable GPS

Dwayne: iPad Pro and “Yes, You’re Racist

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Anything You Can Do from "Annie Get Your Gun" by Bernadette Peters and Tom Wopat

Hot Topic: "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber"

Music Break: Bad Blood by Taylor Swift

Final Word

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_488.mp3
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TDD 487

This week, Game of Thrones is hacked and so are US voting machines, we learn more about the Tesla Model 3, designer disease-free babies, the Rotten Tomatoes effect, and much more.

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Cars by Gary Neumann

Hot Topic: Tesla Model 3 Hand Over

Music Break: Take On Me by A-Ha

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_487.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

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This week, the Dark Web is down, is Amazon Prime Day a ripoff, FCC buries public protests on net neutrality, the end of MS Paint & Adobe Flash, we go to Comic-con, and much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Comic-Con International: San Diego 2017

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Tom Sawyer by Rush

Hot Topic: FCC & Net Neutrality

Music Break: 'Stranger Things' theme by Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein

Final Word

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_486.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

TDD-485

This week, Oculus VR about  to go wireless, Google Glass comes back, Amazon challenges meal deliveries, suicidal robots, creepy walks, and much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Masterbuilt 30” Digital Electric Smoker + Slow Smoker attachment

Tosin: Hidrate Spark

Dwayne: Thermos 24 Ounce Hydration Bottle with Connected Smart Lid, Teal

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: X-Files Theme by Mark Snow

Hot Topic: Google Updates

Music Break: Despacito by Luis Fonsi (ft. Daddy Yankee)

Final Word

The Drill Down Videos of the Week: Creepy Walks

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_485.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

TDD 484

This week, bad bro-grammers and the victims speaking out against them, Jawbone gives up, Alexa calls the cops, the first teleportation into space  and, much more.

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Bad Boys by Inner Circle

Hot Topic: Bad Bro-grammers

Music Break: Beam Me Up by CAZZETTE Final Word

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Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_484.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

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This week, a mega robocaller gets hung up, Tesla dances to its own beats, Alexa checks in, Google gets slammed, beware more ransomware, and, much more. 

Cold Open

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Telephone by Pomplamoose

Hot Topic

Music Break: Blister in the Sun by Violent Femmes

Final Word: Kala-not

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_483.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

TDD 482

This week, is this the end of Uber’s downward spiral?, Amazon buys Whole Foods, most US voters have been hacked, why you can’t be kicked off the internet, a precedent-setting case of manslaughter via text, and much, much more.

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Lost in the Supermarket by The Clash

Hot Topics

Music Break: You Left the Water Running by Wilson Pickett

What We're Playing With

Andy: The Witness

Dwayne: Joule sous vide cooker and Chef Steps website.

Tosin: iPad 10.5

Final Word

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_482.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

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This week, E3, the Superbowl for game developers, Uber fails again, and, much much more.

Hot Topic: E3 2017

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: The World Could Always Use More Heroes from 'Overwatch' by Derek Duke, Neal Acree, Sam Cardon, Cris Velasco

Headlines:

Music Break: Overture: Lore from 'The Last Guardian' by Takeshi Furukawa

Final Word: Über Uber Drama

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_481.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

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This week, more trouble for Uber, a leaked NSA report on the 2016 election, great news for indie game developers, and all the best from Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference, much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy, Dwayne, Tosin: Wonder Woman

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: You Spin Me Round by Dope

Hot Topic: Apple WWDC 2017

Music Break: Steam by Peter Gabriel

Final Word

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all. Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_480.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

TDD-479 This week, a virus is going around Chipolte (and this time it’s not in the food), new gadgets from Intel, Nest & others, Google’s gender pay gap, the undead comment on Net Neutrality plus much, much more.

What We're Playing With

Tosin: LG OLED-65-E6P (E6 OLED 4K HDR Smart TV - 65")

Andy & Dwayne: Alien: Covenant

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Is She With You? from 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'  by Hans Zimmer & Junkie XL

Hot Topics

Music Break: Respect  by Aretha Franklin

Final Word

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Direct download: The_Drill_Down_-_Show_479.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT