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      episode 4564: Connecting Rural Areas


      Denise Howell and Matt Curtis talk to Amina Fazlullah about digital inclusion efforts such as bringing broadband to the rural town of Beatty, Nevada.

      For the full episode, visit twit.tv/twil/407

      Hosts: Denise Howell and Matt Curtis

      Guest: Amina Fazlullah

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      episode 4565: Net Neutral Business Bias


      Fr. Robert Ballecer and Brian Chee discuss the upcoming FCC Net Neutrality December vote, utilities versus services, and the likelihood of the United States returning to a pre-2013 FCC status.

      Full episode at twit.tv/twiet/266

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      episode 4563: Science FACTion in Andy Weir's Artemis and The Martian


      Andy Weir is the author of The Martian. His latest book is Artemis. He talks with Leo Laporte about keeping the science as real as possible in his books.

      For the full episode visit twit.tv/tri/322

      Host: Leo Laporte

      Guest: Andy Weir

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      episode 4562: Hewlogram with David Hewlett


      Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to David Hewlett from Stargate Atlantis about his new VFX-packed short with Red Giant called Hewlogram. Hewlett also talks about Universe 2.2 from Red Giant and other digital tools for creating special effects and whether middle schoolers in the PC club where he volunteers care that he is "basically famous."

      Watch the full episode here:
      https://twit.tv/tnw/7

      Hosts: Jason Howell and Megan Morrone

      Guest: David Hewlett

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      episode 4561: Setting Up Google Advanced Protection


      Fr. Robert Ballecer walks through setting up a Feitian MultiPass FIDO Security Key and a Yubico FIDO key to lock down your Google account.

      For the full episode, visit twit.tv/kh/356

      Hosts: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ and Jason Howell

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      episode 4560: Shortage of DRAM Memory


      Patrick Norton and Ryan Shrout discuss the ~5% rise in RAM prices for consumers (this past quarter), though the news is at least great for manufacturers. The smartphone industry is likely a primary factor for this, and buyers will probably still see an upward trend in the near future.

      Full episode at twit.tv/twich/441

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      episode 4559: Kids and Ham Radio


      Jim Mayercak WX8J talks about getting kids at his elementary school interested in Ham radio with the Dresden Elementary Amateur Radio Station.

      For the full episode, visit twit.tv/hn/326

      Host: Gordon West

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      episode 4558: Microsoft Black Friday Deals on Invoke, XBox One S


      For Black Friday, Microsoft has announced a $99 deal on the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker with Cortana, and a $189 deal on a Xbox One S bundle, among other deals.

      For the full episode, visit twit.tv/ww/544

      Hosts: Leo Laporte, Paul Thurrott, and Mary Jo Foley

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      episode 4557: Pixel Buds Are no AirPods


      Pixel Buds reviews are coming in, and they are far from good.

      Watch the full episode here:
      https://twit.tv/twig/431

      Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis

      Guests: Mathew Ingram and Kevin Marks

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      episode 4556: Offnet Preview


      Offnet is a facility that allows computers, smartphones, or other wireless devices to connect wirelessly within a particular area without an internet connection.

      Full episode at twit.tv/floss/459

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