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episode 68: 2d68 – It is not acceptable that the US and Europe would legitimise a self-declared president in Venezuela!



While a power struggle unfolds in Venezuela it seem like the West is picking sides. Is that ok to do?


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episode 67: 2d67 – We should allow for smart speaker audio data to be used to solve criminal cases



Should Alexa or Google Home voice recordings be off limits for police and criminal investigations? Sebastian argues for just that while Dirk wonders why your recorded voice deserves more protection than your home...


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 2019-01-10  25m
 
 

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year from Sebastian and Dirk



This is not your regular episode but a little extra. Enjoy!


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 2018-12-24  9m
 
 

episode 66: 2d66 – Disappearing content is inevitable to ensure privacy!



It was a unique feature of snapchat that content disappeard after a while. Today this feature is copied by many other social media apps and with laws that demand a "right to be forgotten" one might think this is a critical element of modern day privacy. But is it really?


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 2018-12-20  36m
 
 

episode 66: 2d66 – Disappearing content is inevitable to ensure privacy!



It was a unique feature of snapchat that content disappeard after a while. Today this feature is copied by many other social media apps and with laws that demand a "right to be forgotten" one might think this is a critical element of modern day privacy. But is it really?


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 2018-12-20  36m
 
 

episode 65: 2d65 – Rating everything is toxic!



This is a five star podcast for five star listeners by 5 star hosts... right?


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 2018-12-13  34m
 
 

episode 65: 2d65 – Rating everything is toxic!



This is a five star podcast for five star listeners by 5 star hosts... right?


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 2018-12-13  34m
 
 

episode 64: 2d64 – Being head of state has nothing to do with expertise but is mostly about entertainment



What do you need more: Competency or the appeal to the masses? Is the role of a head of state more ceremonial and communicative or do we expect them to make competent decisions?


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 2018-12-06  25m
 
 

episode 64: 2d64 – Being head of state has nothing to do with expertise but is mostly about entertainment



What do you need more: Competency or the appeal to the masses? Is the role of a head of state more ceremonial and communicative or do we expect them to make competent decisions?


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 2018-12-06  25m
 
 

episode 63: 2D63 – Canada made a mistake in legalizing canabis!



Not too long ago Canada legalized marijuana and is one of very few countries taking that step. Maybe it is not a very good idea after all?


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 2018-11-29  38m