The Drill Down

TDD 444

This week, Google takes a road trip, North Korea leaks all over the internet, new rules for self-driving cars, GIANT ROBOT DUEL!! ... and much, much more

What We're Playing With

Tosin: Asus Chromebook Flip

Andy & Dwayne: geek Culture and the Emmys Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Cloud Atlas end title by Tom Tykwer, Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek

Hot Topic: Vehicle Tech

Music Break: Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant

Final Word

The Drill Down Videos of the Week

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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.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

TDD 443

This week, Elon Musk wants to hack the human brain, Netflix wants to bust a cap in data caps, is Facebook abusing its power as a news source?, ageism in tech, 50 years of Star Trek... and much, much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Dolphin Nintendo emulator; Docking Bay 94 (Mos Eisley simulator); iOS 10

Tosin: PAX Titles

Dwayne: Uber starts autonomous vehicles in Pittsburg; iPhone 7, one week later

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Touch of Gray by The Grateful Dead

Hot Topic

Music Break:  'Star Trek' main title by Alexander Courage (arr. Michael Giacchino)

Final Word

The Drill Down Video of the Week

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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.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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This week, The Drill Down co-host emeritus Tom Cheredar joins us for our rundown of Apple's Sept. 7th event, including a new Apple Watch and the iPhone 7. Also, Sony's new Playstation 4 Pro, YouTubers freak out about censorship & monetization, SpaceX destroys Facebook's satellite, and much, much more.

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: If I Were King of the Forest by Bert Lahr

Hot Topic: Apple's Sept. 7th Event

Music Break: Brave by Sara Bareilles

Final Word

The Drill Down Videos of the Week

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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.

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Category:technology -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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This week, join former The Drill Down co-host Tom Cheredar as we discuss:  Spotify buries musicians who aren’t exclusive, Facebook kills the Trending Topics team, What to expect from Apple, is there a spy in your iPhone? How the Clinton Campaign Is Foiling the Kremlin, and have the Russians hacked US voting systems?  ..and much, much more this week on The Drill Down.  

What We're Playing With

Andy: Playstation Now for PC

Dwayne: SONOS is finally getting smart

Tom: Budget-level Samson Meteor USB Mic Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Unprotected Sex With Multiple Partners by Against Me!

Hot Topics

Music Break: Life on Mars? by David Bowie

Final Word

The Drill Down Videos of the Week

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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_441.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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This week, autonomous Ubers invade Pittsburgh, Nougat is here, Russian hackers hit the New York Times, Mario warps down to Rio, and another earth may be closer than we thought ..and much, much more this week.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Mr. Robot app

Tosin: Teltale Batman

Dwayne: Go90 - Transformers Combiner Wars

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Mr. Robot theme by Mac Quayle

Hot Topic: Hackers and Leakers

Music Break: Super Mario 64 theme by Koji Kondo

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_440.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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This week, former TDD co-host Tom Cheredar joins us as we discuss: Intel’s VR rig, Gawker gets a new owner, Twitter’s harassment fails, Facebook vs AdBlock, the NSA gets hacked ..and much, much more.

What We're Playing With

Dwayne: Stranger Things

Tosin: Road to Ballhalla

Tom: Adult Swim’s iOS keyboard

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race by Fall Out Boy

Hot Topic

Music Break: Human After All by Daft Punk

Final Word

The Drill Down Videos of the Week: Uncanny Valley

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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_439.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

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This week, when is a gun not a gun? Who’s riding shotgun with Carpool Karaoke? The Olympic hashtag you’re not supposed to use, Hulu says ‘Aloha’ to free streaming, You won't believe how Facebook tweaked their algorithm ..and much, much more.

What We're Wondering

Headlines: Social Media Matters

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Olympic Anthem and Theme by John Williams

Hot Topic: 2016 Rio Olympics Media Matters

Music Break: "Heroes" by David Bowie

Final Word

The Drill Down Videos of the Week

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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_438.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

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This week, the Russians hack the DNC?, Instagram out-Snapchats Snapchat, Uber bows to China, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, a real-world tribute to Pikachu Who's the most tech-savvy Presidential candidate? ..and much, much more

What We're Playing With

Andy: finished GTA V

Dwayne: Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak

Tosin: Uncharted 4

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: If You Want Blood (You've Got It) by AC/DC

Hot Topics

Music Break: Jump by Van Halen

Final Word

The Drill Down Video of the Week

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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_437.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:30am EDT

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This week, Wikileaks leaks DNC emails, Verizon buys Yahoo, the future for Tesla & Facebook, can police unlock your iPhone by 3D-printing your fingerprint?  ..and much, much more!

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Extreme Ways by Moby

Hot Topic: The Future of Tech Giants

Music Break: Elevation by U2

Final Words

The Drill Down Video of the Week

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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_436.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

TDD_435

This week, Pokemon fever continues, Social media reacts to an attempted coup in Turkey, an open letter from tech leaders to Donald Trump, Facebook's diversity problem, Netflix boldly goes where noone has gone before ..and much, much more!

What We're Playing With

Dwayne: Ghostbusters

Andy: Ghostbusters; Leslie Jones Leaves Twitter in Tears After Attacks, Twitter CEO Responds; Stranger Things

Tosin: Stranger Things

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: 'Star Trek' main title by Alexander Courage (arr. Michael Giacchino)

Hot Topics

Music Break: Star Trek: The Motion Picture by Jerry Goldsmith

Final Word

The Drill Down Video of the Week Vaporeon Stampede, Central Park, NYC

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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_435.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:30am EDT