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TDD 468

This week, the culprits behind one of the largest data breaches in history, is your sexual activity being sold to marketers? how Amazon’s fake radio station pissed off Trumpsters, is this the end of privacy in the US?, and much much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Refun A100 Tactical Led Flashlight

Dwayne: SXSW, Last Exile

Tosin: Google Cloud Next conference

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys

Hot Topic

Music Break: This is Radio Clash by The Clash

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.

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TDD 467

This week, How Uber is deceiving the authorities, Wikileaks’ secret trove of CIA hacks, How much is Snapchat worth?, Twitch takes on Twitter, using our DNA as near infinite memory storage and much much more.

 

What We're Playing With

Andy: Kensington Wired Mouse For Life (a ‘do not buy’); Abstract on Netflix Tosin: Tales by Light

Dwayne: Logan & Get Out

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Pigs (Three Different Ones) by Pink Floyd

Hot Topic

Music Break: Can't Hold Us Down by Christina Aguilera

Final Word

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International Women’s Day 2017: Here are five women who defied the odds to make it in technology Subscribe!

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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 466

This week, more tech responses to President Trump actions, Uber vs Google in a self-driving patent battle, Playstation, Xbox & YouTube in the news, SpaceX plans moon tourism, and much much more.

What We're Playing With

Dwayne: Pandemic (Board Game)Star Wars: The Power of the Costume Tosin:  Telltale Batman Series, Overcooked

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Virtual Insanity by Jamiroquai

Hot Topics

 Music Break: Fly Me to the Moon by Frank Sinatra

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.

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TDD 465This week, Fighting terrorist drones... with eagles, Facebook’s vision for the future, should the robot that takes your job pay your taxes?, newly discovered planets that may contain life, and much much more.

What We're Playing With

Dwayne: Atlas Obscura and website

Tosin: Lightroom

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Fly Like An Eagle by The Steve Miller Band

Hot Topics

Music Break: Planet Claire by The B-52s

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.

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TDD 464

This week, US border guards may demand your passwords, Apple’s first TV show, Yahoo gets a markdown, PewdiePie gets canned, robot bees save the environment, and more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Legion

Tosin: iMessage GamePigeon

Dwayne: Norse Mythology By Neil Gaiman ; 2016 Lexus RX 350

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: The Hunt (from 'Planet of the Apes') by Jerry Goldsmith

Hot Topic

Music Break: Honey to the Bee by Billie Piper

Final Word

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TDD 463 This week, Tosin recaps PAX South, drones at the Super Bowl, the tech world opposes President Trump’s immigration ban, Snap goes IPO, factory robots on the rise, Tesla breaks another speed record, and more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Super Bowl LI; Intel Flew 300 Drones in Sync to Create an Epic Light Show at the Super Bowl

Dwayne:  Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 2 (Netflix Exclusive)

Tosin: PAX South recap:

  • Breath of the Wild video

  • Haimrik
    • Cost: $15
    • Launch Date: May this year steam

  • Death Squared:
    • PAX South 2017: Death Squared
    • Launch Date: Death Squared will be available on March 14th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac. The PlayStation 4 version will feature online multiplayer via the Share Play functionality.

  • Semispheres
    •    Cost: $10
    •    Launch Date: Releasing on PS4 and PC on February 14th, 2017. XBox One following Q2 2017.

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Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Mr. Roboto by Styx

Hot Topics

Music Break: Born This Way by Lady Gaga

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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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The Young Family by Patricia Piccinini

This week, Science and the National Parks go rogue, tech’s response to President Trump’s immigration ban, Oculus loses a $500M suit , a human/pig hybrid, and more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Exact Audio Copy

Dwayne:  THE EXPANSE

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: A Change Is Gonna Come by The Fugees

Hot Topic: Immigration Ban Hits Tech

Music Break: Spider Pig by Hans Zimmer (from "The Simpsons Movie")

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.

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TDD 461

This week, The Drill Down co-host emeritus Tom Cheredar joins us to discuss  President Trump’s first week as it affects the tech world, is this the end of Net Neutrality, the final word on the Samsung Note 7 and the Tesla crash, Sprint buys into TIDAL, and much, much more.

What We're Playing With

Dwayne: Pebble 2, Instant Pot

Tom: Echo’s new trigger warning? (O, I mean trigger word. Word.).

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Parade of the Ewoks by John Williams

Hot Topics

Music Break: Luke and Leia by John Williams

Final Word

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The Last Padawan (fan film)

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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 460

This week, President Trump’s social media strategy, President Obama’s last act for Chelsea Manning, Nintendo’s new console, crowdfunding’s shaky ground, and much, much more.

What We're Playing With

Andy: Epica Automatic Electric Milk Frother; Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

Tosin: Family Account on Nest, TP Link

Dwayne: TP Link, Hue.

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Impeach the President by Roy C & The Honey Drippers

Hot Topic: Nintendo Switch

Music Break: The Legend of Zelda by Koji Kondo

Final Word: Crowdfunding Caveats

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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_459

This week, CES wraps us, Yahoo makes some major changes, Apple's iPhone turns 10, and much more.

What We're Playing With

Tosin: Dremel, The People vs OJ: American Crime Story

Andy: OJ: Made In America; Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Dwayne: Bosch Myke Kitchen Robot, BMW Self Driving Cars

Headlines

Audible Book of the Week

Music Break: Fuck Orange Juice by The Game

Hot Topics

Music Break: Telephone by Pomplamoose

Final Word

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Subscribe! The Drill Down on iTunes (Subscribe now!) Add us on Stitcher! The Drill Down on Facebook The Drill Down on Twitter 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