The Drill Down

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This week, speaking out on sexual harassment, Tesla sends power to Puerto Rico, protected WiFi is now vulnerable to eavesdropping, the battle for the net, giant robots duke it out!, and much more. 

What We're Playing With

Andy: Local Library e-media resources (Kanopy)

Dwayne: Amazon in Denver?

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Fighter by Christina Aguilera Hot Topic: #MeToo

Music Break: A Cruel Angel's Thesis by Yoko Takahashi

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_497.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week, Russian hackers use antivirus software to steal US secrets, Oculus’ new headset, AOL Instant Messenger says, “Goodbye”, the end of Windows phone, and much more.

What We're Playing With

Tosin: Note 8,  Blade Runner 2049

Andy & Dwayne: Blade Runner 2049

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Goodbye, Goodbye by Oingo Boingo

Hot Topic: "Goodbye"

Music Break: Amazing Stories by John Williams

Final Word

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer

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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_496.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week, Google updates the Pixel; If you were on Yahoo, you were definitely hacked; Ikea buys Taskrabbit; rocket to work and back, and much more.

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Bear Claws by The Academic

Hot Topic: Google Pixel Event

Music Break: Rocket Man by Elton John

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_495.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week, Amazon surprises us all with new products for the holidays, The President’s inciting tweets may be twice as annoying in the future, Uber is told to steer clear of London, Google & HTC team up , and much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Neo Yokio

Tosin: Bojack Horseman, American Vandal

Dwayne: Star Trek: Discovery

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Main Title from 'Blade Runner' by Vangelis

Hot Topics

Music Break: Blade Runner Blues by Vangelis

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_494.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week, Tosin’s Pax picks, iPhone updates, more Equifax fallout, can you buy hate speech ads on Facebook?, and much more. 

What We're Playing With

Dwayne: iPhone X updates; Face ID, Touch ID, No ID, PINs and Pragmatic Security

Tosin: PAX PRIME RECAP

  1. Thimbleweed Park
  2. Figment
  3. The Gardens Between
  4. Moonlighter
  5. We the Revolution

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: American Errorist (I Hate Hate Haters) by NOFX

Hot Topic: Hate Speech Ads

Music Break: Fuck You by CeeLo Green

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_493.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week, TardisBlend host Tom Cheredar joins Dwayne, Tosin & Andy to discuss Apple’s new products, including the iPhone X, the worst leak of personal info ever, AI beats humans at gaydar, and much more. 

Hot Topic: Apple Special Event 2017

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: She's Not There by The Zombies

Headlines

Music Break: Born This Way by Lady Gaga

Final Word

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Apple iPhone X event in 15 minutes iPhone X — Introducing iPhone X — Apple iPhone 8 — iPhone in a Whole New Light — Apple

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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_492.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week, are algorithms racist? The Red Sox think different about cheating, Russians bought 2016 US election ads on Facebook, tech companies want to keep dreamers, and much more. 

What We're Playing With

Andy: Eufy Body Smart Scale

Dwayne: Clone Wars ends

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Dream On Dreamer by The Brand New Heavies

Hot Topics


Music Break: Centerfield by John Fogerty

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_491.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

This week, Amazon primes Whole Foods, Uber has a new head, Samsung loses its head, Half-Life comes to an end(?), Germany solves "the trolley problem", and much more. 

What We're Playing With Andy: HBO’s Room 104: Ep. 5 “The Internet”

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Lost in the Supermarket by The Clash

Hot Topic: Amazon + Whole Foods

Music Break: Airbag by Radiohead

Final Word: The Trolley Problem

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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_490.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

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This week, the battle for free speech on the internet, Android Oreo is here, Solar Eclipse 2017, Samsung bursts onto the scene with a new Galaxy Note, Elon Musk wants to stop killer robots, and much, much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy:  Halt and Catch Fire season 4

Tosin: Apple AirPods

Dwayne: Solar Eclipse 2017

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Total Eclipse of the Heart (Dance Mix) by Nicki French

Hot Topic: Free Speech on the Internet

Music Break: Starman by David Bowie

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_489.mp3
Category:technology -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

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
Category:technology -- posted at: 4:13am EDT