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Video Grandpa Podcast 081

Published on February 22, 2015, by in Podcast.

Lenovo gave you malware, Sony wants to sell you snake oil, and you have lots of questions.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 081 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Fat Tire   The News Lenovo put malware on its laptops The Order 1886 Sony spins off audio and video business Sony selling

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Video Grandpa Podcast 080

Published on February 2, 2015, by in Podcast.

At PAX South, @AirstrikeRhino joined us to talk about PAX South. And Tinder.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 080 or Subscribe with iTunes  

 
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Video Grandpa Podcast 079

Published on January 22, 2015, by in Podcast.

TELEPORTATION!   Video Grandpa – Podcast 079 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Texas Gimlet   The News SCOTUS to hear same-sex marriage cases Republicans trying to pre-empt the FCC on net neutrality Something about the Oscars I guess whatever who cares Highest 2014 YouTube earner – $4.9MM from Disney toy unboxings

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Does Star Trek Teleportation Just Kill You?

Published on January 17, 2015, by in Tech.

In prep for our teleportation podcast, I remembered a conversation I had years ago with @gregbobak about teleportation in Star Trek, and if it’s actually you that comes out the other end. Here’s his explanation of the problem: Transporters work by scanning you at a subatomic level and creating a map of your physical structure, then breaking you

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Video Grandpa Podcast 078

Published on January 10, 2015, by in Podcast.

CES 2015! All the technologies. Also Ty’s story about an old man in a van in Vienna.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 078 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week -Fireman’s 4   The News Kinda Funny crew quits IGN PS Now $20 per month subscriptions, 7 day free trial They’re making a

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Video Grandpa Podcast 077

Published on December 18, 2014, by in Podcast.

North Korea didn’t hack Sony. Also teleportation shit.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 077 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week -De La Rosa’s Coffee Stout   The News Steam pulls Hatred, then backtracks The Game Awards & PSX Serial Podcast – Fastest Growing Podcast Ever AMC Theatres to test monthly movie subscription

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Video Grandpa Podcast 076

Published on October 31, 2014, by in Podcast.

Wild hypotheticals! And that’s not enough icing, bro.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 076 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week -Save the World Agnus Dei Witbier   The News Harvard crams 700TB into one gram using DNA storage Twitch cracks down on topless streamers The Mobile Payment Wars YouTube considering paid subscriptions

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Video Grandpa Podcast 075

Published on October 24, 2014, by in Podcast.

The death of the platinum record, Jennie makes a guest appearance, and Craig doesn’t care about the Age of Ultron trailer.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 075 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week -Rahr La Grange   The News Ello gets big investment backing, takes legal vow to stay ad-free UT to

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Video Grandpa Podcast 074

Published on October 17, 2014, by in Podcast.

Zombiebola Apocalypse!   Video Grandpa – Podcast 074 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Fruli Strawberry Beer   The News The Snappening Apple did some shit, do we care? First HBO, then CBS go a la carte Google Fiber launching in Austin in December This game shouldn’t be censored, just ignored

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How the “Meet Me at Starbucks” YouTube Ad Works

A coworker sent over a link to this Starbucks ad campaign, interested to know more about the technology behind the YouTube integration. So of course I pulled it apart to get down to the secret guts. Basically, it’s an external web page, hosted on Amazon S3 and Cloudfront, that YouTube is just embedding as an

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