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Video Grandpa Podcast 162 – Taking for Granted

Published on May 7, 2018, by in Podcast.

Things we take for granted, like the air conditioning that was (unbeknownst to us) in the process of dying while we were recording this.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 162 or Subscribe with iTunes   Links Beer of the Week – Lone Star Light   The News Facebook is launching a new dating service Hysteria

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Video Grandpa Podcast 161 – Regulating Facebook

Published on April 28, 2018, by in Podcast.

We’re back! Is it even possible to regulate Facebook?   Video Grandpa – Podcast 161 or Subscribe with iTunes   Links Beer of the Week – Jester King Serrata   The News Bear dead after colliding with Tesla electric car on I-5 in Oregon “Unpatchable” exploit makes every current Nintendo Switch hackable Amazon Wants To

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Video Grandpa Podcast 160 – The Austin Bombings and Responsible Consumption of Breaking News

Published on March 23, 2018, by in Podcast.

With the Austin Bombings barely behind us, we discuss the discrepancy between what was happening on the ground versus what was being portrayed online, and give some strategies for responsible consumption of breaking news. Jennie also greenlights a dating reality show.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 160 or Subscribe with iTunes   Links Beer of

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Video Grandpa Podcast 159 – Next-Gen TV

Published on March 10, 2018, by in Podcast.

Next-gen TV is coming, but will anyone care? Also Ty got a motorcycle.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 159 or Subscribe with iTunes   Links Beer of the Week – Pina Coladas   The News All of Oculus’s Rift headsets have stopped working due to an expired certificate Rhode Island bill would charge $20 fee to

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Why Should I Caption Online-Only Content?

Recently I got a question about online content captioning. “Do we really have to caption online-only content? I want to caption everything, but how do I justify it to my organization when technically we may not have to?” This is a great but surprisingly complicated question. So let’s take a look at the current rules,

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Video Grandpa Podcast 158 – Spying Smart Homes

Published on February 19, 2018, by in Podcast.

Your smart home is spying on you.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 158 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Fireman’s 4   The News Twitter made a profit Facebook lost users for the first time ever in the US and Canada Doritos to make ‘lady-friendly’ chips that don’t crunch for women YouTube’s

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Video Grandpa Podcast 157 – Lazy Mailbag

Published on February 3, 2018, by in Podcast.

In which we skip the News, just do Mailbag, and Ty spills water everywhere.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 157 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Fat Tire Belgian White   The News   Skipped   Picks Ty – I already forgot Chris – Instant Pot  

 
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Video Grandpa Podcast 156 – CES

Published on January 17, 2018, by in Podcast.

In between a lot of yawning, we talk about the tech at CES 2018, and Ty tells fancy boat stories.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 156 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Samuel Adams Cold Snap   The News Processor flaw exposes 20 years of devices to new attack Amazon turns

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Video Grandpa Podcast 155 – 2017 Wrap-Up & The Last Jedi Reactions

Published on December 22, 2017, by in Podcast.

We desperately try to remember what happened in 2017, then argue about The Last Jedi for a while. Somehow all that takes 3 hours.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 155 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Fireman’s 4   The News   Some stuff happened in 2017   Picks Ty – Tile Chris

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Video Grandpa Podcast 154 – The Future of Genome Editing

Published on December 2, 2017, by in Podcast.

With CRISPR and other tools becoming a reality, what does the future look like when we can edit ourselves? Will we splice ourselves into extinction?   Video Grandpa – Podcast 154 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Fireman’s 4   The News Cyber Monday was the first $2 billion mobile shopping day

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