Stay up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy tech news. In just 30 minutes, Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and our regular contributors and occasional guests analyze the day’s top tech headlines in a fun and informative way.
We check out the reviews for the Amazon Scribe and Sarah compares it to her experience with the Remarkable2. Plus trade nerd and DTNS listener, James Thatcher, gives us the details on what’s keeping solar panels and other electronic goods from China delayed at US ports. And Elon’s recent moves at Twitter have people reconsideringContinue reading "You Don’t Need to Be Big, Like Twitter, to Survive – DTNS 4405"
Still searching for the perfect tech gift this Holiday season? Nicole Lee here with some smart home ideas perfect for anyone, even the less tech inclined. Plus Sony has launched a motion capture project called Mocopi, and Apple Music, YouTube and Spotify launch their 2022 recap so users can see who they listened to mostContinue reading "Gift Guide for a Smarter Home – DTNS 4404"
EVs are a growing presence on highways and streets. But how should emergency responders treat them when they’re involved in an accident? Bodie Grimm from the Kilowatt EV podcast shares his thoughts. And as the demand for EVs grows, their production is increasingly coming from non-traditional auto-manufacturing countries. Plus Mike Orcutt from the MIT TechnologyContinue reading "EV Vehicle Safety For First Responders – DTNS 4403"
Recent tech layoffs have made big news in recent weeks. But what’s behind the layoff moves and what can workers expect to find as they look for new work? Plus GPU shipments fell 25.1% in Q3 compared to last year. What’s behind the drop? And Meta announced Cicero, an AI that they say can achieveContinue reading "Layoff, Rinse, Repeat – DTNS 4402"
As AI gets more sophisticated the scientists who’ve developed them are at a loss on how they exactly work. We ask data scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy to explain what’s going on and what it says about the limitations of AI. Starring Tom Merritt, Robb Dunewood, Andrea Jones-Rooy, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using a ScreenContinue reading "The Capital “T” Truth About Machine Learning – DTNS 4401"
TV selection has never been better but how do you know you’re getting the best deal? Robert Heron is here with his picks for best Holiday shopping deals on TVs. Plus move over foldable LCD screens and make way for LG’s stretchable displays! And Wired’s Omar L. Gallaga wrote a story called “It’s Time toContinue reading "Make 3D TVs Cool Again – DTNS 4400"
Still having trouble figuring out what to get that home theater/audio geek in your life for the Holidays? Patrick is here with his gift picks. We interview well-known video game accessibility consultant Steve Saylor on what goes into making video gaming accessible to those with disabilities. And what’s the latest on the going ons atContinue reading "Patrick’s Audio Gear Gift Guide – DTNS 4399"
Pew Research Center released survey data on how teens use and perceive social media. The Verge has an article up about The Browser Company’s Arc browser and their productivity approach to browsing. And we delve into a story about University of Florida computer science professor Juan Gilbert who’s developing an unhackable electronic voting machine. StarringContinue reading "Making Voting Transparent – DTNS 4398"
Alphabet’s Mineral project has partnership with berry grower Driscoll to monitor the condition of its crops. Motherboard has a story on how local libraries are launching their own local streaming music services. And what’s the latest on the state of chip supplies. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Joe, Amos MP3 Download Using aContinue reading "Libraries Jump Into the Streams – DTNS 4397"
Shannon gives us the details on MediaTek’s latest flagship SoC. Mastodon, the open source software for people to self-host their own social networks, has garnered increased interest as people look to abandon Twitter. We explain how it works and what you need to do to use it. And as the EU investigates Microsoft’s proposed acquisitionContinue reading "Is Mastodon Right For You? – DTNS 4396"