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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

iTunes Ratings

1462 Ratings
Average Ratings
1043
179
73
82
85

Shhh...

By marketpop - Dec 14 2019
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Really interesting! Super show!

Fascinating

By Twentysixteen - Oct 27 2019
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I’ve always been interested in submarines and thanks for the in-depth information.

iTunes Ratings

1462 Ratings
Average Ratings
1043
179
73
82
85

Shhh...

By marketpop - Dec 14 2019
Read more
Really interesting! Super show!

Fascinating

By Twentysixteen - Oct 27 2019
Read more
I’ve always been interested in submarines and thanks for the in-depth information.
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TechStuff

Latest release on Jan 25, 2020

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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

Rank #1: The Tech of 2014 to 2018

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This is part two of a retrospect on the last decade in tech. Jonathan looks at Apple in the post Steve Jobs era, protests at Google and Uber's worst year ever.

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Jan 08 2020

54mins

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Rank #2: Demystifying WiFi

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Where did the WiFi standard come from? What are the differences of the various flavors of WiFi? And why should you care?

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May 30 2018

33mins

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Rank #3: What is 5G?

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The future is 5G. So what the heck is 5G? It's a big, confusing topic but by the end of this episode you'll understand it.

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Mar 11 2019

48mins

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Rank #4: How Nuclear Power Plants Work

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How does a fission-based nuclear reactor work? What are some of the proposed modifications of this technology that could potentially make it a more attractive way to generate electricity?

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Sep 03 2018

45mins

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Rank #5: Three Nuclear Disasters

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What happened at the nuclear power plants at Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima? What did we learn from those disasters? And how bad were they?

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Sep 06 2018

50mins

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Rank #6: Dip Into the 7 Layers of the OSI Model

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Time for a delicious 7-layer dip! Only this dip is into the layers in the Open Systems Interconnection or OSI model. What is this model and how does it relate to telecommunications?

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Nov 24 2017

49mins

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Rank #7: The Origin of the iPhone: Part One

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It's been 10 years since the iPhone first went on sale. How did it come about and what has its impact been on technology?

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Sep 08 2017

47mins

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Rank #8: Techstuff Classic: The Mythology of Area 51

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Area 51 factors into stories about everything from weather-control devices to aliens. Ben Bowlin joins the show to look at the mythology of Area 51.

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Jun 01 2018

58mins

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Rank #9: TechStuff Goes Dark

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What is the dark web? What is its purpose? What sort of stuff is on there? We shine the light on a dark topic, as requested by listener Tyler.

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Sep 13 2018

46mins

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Rank #10: History of Electricity Part One

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Did you know that engineers were harnessing electricity long before they even knew what it was? We take a look at the history and tech behind electricity.

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Jun 28 2017

57mins

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Rank #11: The Physics of Star Wars

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On the release date for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we present an episode on how the physics of Star Wars works.

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Dec 15 2017

1hr 15mins

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Rank #12: Quantum Computing 101

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What exactly is quantum computing? How does it relate to quantum mechanics? And what sort of problems could quantum computing solve in the future?

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Mar 27 2018

59mins

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Rank #13: The Basics of Electricity

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What's the difference between voltage and current? What is resistance? What are the units of measurement associated with electricity?

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Nov 04 2019

48mins

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Rank #14: DDoS Attacks 101

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What exactly is a denial of service attack? And what makes one a distributed denial of service? In this episode, we learn more about the basics of DDoS attacks.

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Jun 25 2018

42mins

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Rank #15: End to End Encryption Services

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An anonymous listener wanted to know more about end to end encryption. How is it possible to encrypt information across the Internet so that only the right person can read it? We explore the world of cryptology.

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Apr 24 2018

54mins

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Rank #16: The YouTube Story Part One

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How did YouTube get its start? We trace the history from its days as an independent company to the historic Google acquisition.

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Jan 12 2018

49mins

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Rank #17: eBay Makes Billionaires

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It only took a couple of years for eBay to go from a hobby to a multi-million-dollar corporation. In this episode, we trace eBay's journey to its initial public offering, which turned its founder into a billionaire overnight.

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Jun 07 2018

32mins

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Rank #18: The Hot Take on Cold Fusion

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Cold fusion would transform our world in ways we can't even imagine. Is it really possible? Jonathan explores the science to find the answer.

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Sep 05 2018

38mins

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Rank #19: Cloud Computing Overview: Part One

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What exactly is cloud computing? We trace the development of cloud computing from the days of mainframes to the modern Internet.

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Apr 25 2018

31mins

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Rank #20: Gone Baby Gone - The Deleted Story

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How deleted is deleted? What does it take to truly eradicate digital data? And are deleted messages completely beyond retrieval?

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Mar 02 2018

1hr 10mins

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TechStuff Classic: TechStuff is Caught in a Tractor Beam

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What are tractor beams? How do photons normally react with matter? How are scientists using beams of light to pull microscopic objects? Listen in as Jonathan and Lauren explore the tech behind tractor beams.

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Jan 25 2020

38mins

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Rerun:How Ultrasound Works

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Ultrasonic waves let medical professionals see what's going on inside us without ever making an incision. But what makes sonography so effective? Join Lauren and Jonathan as they look into the history and amazing applications of ultrasound technology.

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Jan 22 2020

41mins

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Volkswagen Today

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How did Ferdinand Porsche's grandson reshape Volkswagen? And how did a scandal with diesel vehicles nearly break the company?

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Jan 20 2020

54mins

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TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Gets Domestic . . . Robots

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What is a domestic robot? Why are today's domestic robots specialized? Why is it so hard to build a bipedal robot? Get the answers to these questions and more in this episode of TechStuff.

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Jan 17 2020

50mins

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Volkswagen: Beyond the Beetle

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What did Volkswagen produce beyond the iconic Beetle? From buses to Audi, we look at how Volkswagen evolved up to the 1980s.

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Jan 15 2020

47mins

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The Dark Origins of Volkswagen

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This is the story of how Ferdinand Porsche, with the support of Adolph Hitler, created the Volkswagen company. We also follow the evolution of the Volkswagen Beetle.

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Jan 13 2020

53mins

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TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Enters the Singularity

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What is the technological singularity? How might the technological singularity come about? What do critics say about the idea of the singularity? Listen in as Jonathan and Lauren explore the technological singularity.

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Jan 10 2020

46mins

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The Tech of 2014 to 2018

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This is part two of a retrospect on the last decade in tech. Jonathan looks at Apple in the post Steve Jobs era, protests at Google and Uber's worst year ever.

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Jan 08 2020

54mins

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A Decade In Review (But Only 2009 to 2013)

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Jonathan begins his look back on ten years in technology, exploring how the tech landscape has changed from 2009 to 2013. Learn about Jonathan's bad predictions, Uber's missteps and more.

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Jan 06 2020

49mins

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TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Remembers Aaron Swartz

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Aaron Swartz was a young tech genius who was defining RSS specifications at age 14. Who was this young man, what did he believe in and why was the US government determined to prosecute him? Listen in to learn more.

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Jan 03 2020

1hr 7mins

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More Top Tech Stories of 2019

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We look back at some more of the biggest stories and themes in tech over the course of 2019. From planned obsolescence to missteps in tech, we look at how things shook out over the year.

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Jan 01 2020

1hr 3mins

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Tech Stories of 2019 - The Bummer Episode

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Jonathan looks back at some of the biggest (and saddest) tech stories of 2019. From bankruptcies to data breaches, this one is kind of a bummer, but still important!

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Dec 30 2019

53mins

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TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Plays with Carbon Nanotubes

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What is a carbon nanotube? What are the properties of carbon nanotubes? What are some of the potential uses of carbon nanotubes? Join Jonathan and Lauren as they break down the basics of nanotubes, along with their potential uses in future applications.

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Dec 27 2019

37mins

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The Dangers of Public WiFi

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Hacker extraordinaire Shannon Morse joins the show to talk about how you can protect your data when browsing the Internet. Is public WiFi off limits? Are VPNs reliable? What about Tor?

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Dec 25 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rerun: Augmenting Your Reality

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What is AR and how does it work? Learn about augmented reality's history and future!

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Dec 23 2019

1hr 7mins

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TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Navigates Google Maps

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How did Google Maps get started? How does it work, and how has it expanded beyond its original functionality? Join Lauren and Jonathan as they explore the past, present and future of Google Maps.

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Dec 20 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rerun: Bad Computer Bugs

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Software bugs range from annoying to catastrophic. It's time to explore some of the most famous flaws in computer history!

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Dec 18 2019

49mins

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Human Centric Design and the Mazda CX-30

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Live from inside a Mazda CX-30 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Jonathan talks about the concept of human centric design and why it's not as straightforward as you might imagine.

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Dec 16 2019

51mins

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TechStuff Classic: Are we living in a computer simulation?

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What is the philosophical argument about living in a computer simulation? What does the singularity have to do with it? How might we be able to tell if we’re in a computer simulation? Learn about the nature of perception with Lauren and Jonathan.

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Dec 13 2019

46mins

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July 16, 1969 / “We Have Liftoff!” (An episode of 9 Days In July)

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Hi TechStuff listeners! Today, we wanted to introduce you to a brand new podcast we think you'll like. Nine Days in July is a new podcast documentary series that explores each of the nine days of the Apollo 11 Mission, day by day, in nine 60-minute-long episodes.

The first episode of 9 Days in July is now available wherever you get your podcasts. Listen here

9 Days In July, Episode 1: You think you know this story, but you don’t. As Apollo 11 prepares to launch into the history books, we wake with the astronauts and won’t leave their side until their course is set for the Moon. Take a ride with us on the tallest, heaviest, and most powerful rocket ever created—the Saturn V.

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Dec 12 2019

46mins

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iTunes Ratings

1462 Ratings
Average Ratings
1043
179
73
82
85

Shhh...

By marketpop - Dec 14 2019
Read more
Really interesting! Super show!

Fascinating

By Twentysixteen - Oct 27 2019
Read more
I’ve always been interested in submarines and thanks for the in-depth information.