The Drill Down

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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TDD_434 This week, Facebook Live’s growing pains as real-time news dominates livestreaming, the first use of lethal robots by a domestic police force, a robot stingray made from living cells, and Pokémon Go is here, and it’s super effective! ..and much more this week!

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Ghostbusters (For Orchestra) by Walt Ribeiro

Hot Topic: Pokémon GO

Music Break: Pokémon (For Orchestra) by Walt Ribeiro

Final Word: Apple: App Stores & e-Books

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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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This week, the FBI verdict on the Sen. Clinton email scandal, Apple to buy Tidal while fighting Spotify, A fatality using Tesla autopilot, Air Force AI beats human drone pilots, NASAs Juno probe reaches Jupiter ..and much more this week on The Drill Down.

 

What We're Playing With

Dwayne: Mr. Robot, season 1 (on Amazon Prime video)

Andy: Steam Summer sale purchases

Tosin: Her Story

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Mr. Robot by Mac Quayle

Hot Topic

Music Break: Jupiter from "The Planets" by Gustav Holst

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_433.mp3
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This week, the tech world responds to BREXIT, Microsoft revises Asimov’s laws of robotics, Facebook & YouTube filter out extremist content, Facebook wants you to see more of your friends content, why the car in that ad may not be what you think it is, Boston Dynamics brings a robot to the home, and much, much more.

 

What We're Playing With

Andy: Mr. Robot, season 1 (on Amazon Prime video)
Dwayne: Sling TV on Apple TV

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Get Busy by Saigon

Hot Topic: Tech in the EU

Music Break: Robots (The Humans Are Dead) by Flight of the Conchords

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_432.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

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This week, Microsoft goes green (sort of), BitTorrent launches a news channel, Tesla invests in solar, Musicians rally against YouTube, Star Wars hits VR ..and much, much more... 

What We're Playing With

Andy: New Teaser Trailer For HBO’s ‘Westworld’;

C.H.I.P. (The World’s First Nine-Dollar Computer)

Dwayne: Japanese Trump Video

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Elevation by U2

Hot Topic: Music

Music Break: Western Warble from "Westworld" by Fred Karlin

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_431.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

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This week, the internet is legally free for all, but not for Gawker, Microsoft buys LinkedIn, and all the latest from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference and the Electronic Entertainment Expo ..and much more !

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: The Last of Us by Gustavo Santaolalla

Hot Topic: WWDC & E3 2016

Music Break: Heartless by Kanye West

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_430.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 3:30am EDT