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Episode 65 – Googles Rocker… Being Off It

Published 7 months ago in AI , Facebook , Google , Government , Hack - 0 Comments

Google says it has many personalities… some of them are cray, cray.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/09/google_jedi_drops_out/
I could literally just talk about this all day.

We also discuss:

“The chicken crossed the road to become a sandwich. Burger King encouraged the chicken,” says the voice. “The Whopper lives in a bun mansion, just like you,” it chirps.
https://www.businessinsider.com/how-facebook-took-over-your-online-identity-2018-10
https://www.wired.com/story/russian-spies-indictment-hotel-wi-fi-hacking/
https://www.cnet.com/news/chinese-police-can-officially-demand-user-data-from-isps/#ftag=CAD-09-10aai5b
Well, or this..
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/08/super_micro_us_uk_intelligence/
Google cover up
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/google-tried-to-cover-up-data-breach-now-will-shutter-its-little-used-social-network-2018-10-08
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/08/microsoft-spent-over-400-million-to-show-its-committed-to-linkedin.html
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/google-exposed-non-public-data-for-500k-users-then-kept-it-quiet/
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenews
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/09/cybersecurity-isnt-being-taken-seriously-enough-mit-professor.html
  • As the digital economy continues to grow, companies and individuals are not taking cybersecurity seriously enough, according to Erik Brynjolfsson, director at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy.
  • Combating cyber threats “boils down to prioritizing at a higher level,” Brynjolfsson said.
  • Some of the fixes are straightforward: For example, he said, two-factor authentication might prevent unauthorized logins and machine-readable paper ballots could make voting systems more secure.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/carminegallo/2018/10/04/a-global-ai-expert-identifies-the-skills-you-need-to-thrive-in-the-next-15-years/#56f2e73b47ab
 although large numbers of routine jobs will be eliminated, large numbers of “empathetic” jobs will be created.
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Episode 54 – Future Cities, LLC Partners Pete DeNagy & Mark Caracio

Today’s guests are Marc Caracio, President & CEO of The Harvard Group and Pete DeNagy, President and Co-Founder of IoT America.  Marc & Pete are also Founding Partners of Future Cities, LLC.  Future Cities holds “Smart Cities” events in the USA which gathers municipal IoT stakeholders, Federal and State policy advocates, as well as academic and industry thought leaders to address critical Smart Cities topics like Smart Grid, Smart Building, public Safety and Cyber.

Today we explore the future of IoT in both rural and urban environments.  We talk about the applications in Smart Grid, Smart Buildings, Cyber and (of course) Public Safety.

To learn even more about this topic, Register for their next event at smartcitiesntx.com

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Episode 49 – TJ Kennedy, Co-Founder of The Public Safety Network & Former President of FirstNet

Published 10 months ago in 5G , Cybercrime , FirstNet , Government , IoT - 0 Comments

Our 50th Episode!!!  Incredible interview with thought leader in public safety technology, TJ Kennedy.

TJ gives us the incredibly important context and beginnings of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).  TJ’s background as an actual first responder AND executive made this a blockbuster interview.  We discuss:
  • How the tragedy of 9/11 put the spotlight on technical gaps for first responders.
  • The evolution of FirstNet and the value it delivers.
  • How all government agencies can take advantage of these new solutions.
  • How the Public Safety Network is pushing the technology to the next level.

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Episode 33 – With a Booster Seat, Zuck Can Almost See Russia From Here

Published last year in Cisco , Facebook , Google , Government , Storage - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast. The Tech Fugitives also pile on China… even though they invented nanofilm thinner than Mark’s hair.

“Your user agreement SUCKS!”  Senator Kennedy of Louisiana criticized Facebook’s user agreement during a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees.  Of course the only thing that sucks more than the FB user agreement, is the Senate’s lack of understanding of ANYTHING technical.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/10/senator-to-zuckerberg-your-user-agreement-sucks.html

Also on the show:

Cisco bets big on 5G.  https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/17/cisco-executive-miyuki-suzuki-on-5g-business-opportunities.html

China invents massive storage platform….on NANOFILM!  https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/china-data-nanofilm/

China and Google…back together again.  Employees Silent!  https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/google-stumbles-back-to-china/

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Episode 31 – Blockchain is crap…and other Flat Earth Theories.

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.  Make a bad comment about Blockchain…..and feel the wrath of Kyle!

CNBC runs a “Commentary” article about Blockchain flaws.  Kyle says “take crazy somewhere else”, while Mark looks for the nugget of truth.  Feelings are hurt, but we hug it out.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/09/blockchain-is-not-only-crappy-technology-but-a-bad-vision-for-the-future.html

We also discuss:

How to lose your baby sitting job.

Google employees rage against the AI machine AND the Military Industrial Complex.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/07/ai_roundup/

IoT’s distant thunders

https://www.wired.com/story/upnp-router-game-console-vulnerabilities-exploited/

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Episode 29 – The Government, Amazon Cloud & Facebook…. They’re all just here to help!

Published last year in Amazon , AWS , Cisco , Facebook , Government , Storage - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast, where we just invented cameras specifically designed to watch your phones & XBox.

The Government is here to help…of course.  But just to be sure, we’ll have Amazon and Facebook get involved just to keep the Government in check!

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/30/facebook_reviews_election_defenses_as_exec_pulls_foot_from_mouth/

Jeff Bezos is now in charge of House Griffendorf.

Cisco Disaggregates their software from Hardware. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/28/cisco_disaggregation_strategy/

Also: GoDaddy moves to AWS, Microsoft opens AI training….and uh…. Africa is splitting in two!

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