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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.

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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Atlanta, GA

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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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English

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HowStuffWorks.com One Capital City Plaza 3350 Peachtree Road, Suite 1500 Atlanta, GA 30326 404-760-4729


Episodes

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Looks at the LHC

8/16/2019
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What does the Large Hadron Collider do? How large is it? What is the LHC looking for? Listen in and get the scoop on the Large Hadron Collider with Chris and Jonathan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:58:47

Can I Read Your Mind

8/14/2019
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What is a brain-computer interface and how does it work? Why is Elon Musk interested in them? And is Facebook really going to read your mind? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:20

The Death of 3D Television

8/12/2019
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For years, television manufacturers were pushing 3D features on TV sets. By 2017, all major companies had stopped trying. What happened with 3D TV? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:16

TechStuff Classic: More Data, More Problems

8/9/2019
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How did journalist Mat Honan get hacked? What is social engineering? How can you protect yourself against hackers? In this episode, Chris and Jonathan examine how criminals can access your data -- and how to protect your information from hackers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:54:51

Odd, Silly and Unnecessary Inventions

8/7/2019
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We can thank geniuses for the development of stuff like radios, television and electricity. But what about the pocket fisherman? We explore the lighter side of invention. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:46:30

Boeing and the Commercial Jet Age

8/5/2019
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After introducing the 707, Boeing began to manufacture many more commercial jets. Some would become iconic in the aviation industry. And the 737 MAX would end up creating a huge problem for the company. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:53:44

TechStuff Classic: Repurposing Tech for Developing Countries

8/2/2019
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How are people using bicycles to create new machines for developing countries? What are MediKits? Why is e-waste recycling such a dangerous job? Join Jonathan and Chris as they look at the ways in which innovators across the world repurpose old tech. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:55

Boeing Really Takes Off

7/31/2019
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World War II led to many contracts between Boeing and the United States military. In this continuation of the Boeing story, we learn about the aircraft Boeing designed and its first jet-propelled aircraft. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:44:55

Boeing Launches

7/29/2019
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The aircraft manufacturer Boeing has been around for more than 100 years. In this episode, we look at the origins of the company at the dawn of the Age of Aviation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:00

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Hacks Into Music

7/26/2019
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Are you bored by the usual musical instruments? Would you like to turn an Atari 2600 into a guitar, or translate shadows into sound? If so, then you may be a budding music hacker. Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore the wide world of music hacks. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:37:31

Social Media and the First Amendment

7/24/2019
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In July 2019, an appeals court upheld a ruling that says President Trump can't block people on Twitter because it's a violation of the First Amendment. We look at the tricky, complicated issue of the freedom of speech in the digital age. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:41:34

What is a Supply Chain?

7/22/2019
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You hear a lot of stories about problems with supply chains, but what actually is a supply chain and why is it so complicated? John Bermudez of TraceLink joins the show to talk about it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:54

Introducing: Bizography with Dana Barrett

7/20/2019
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Whether they’re a current shining star, in the midst of a massive dumpster fire or settling into the dust heap of history, iconic companies allhave a past worth knowing. Hosts Dana Barrett and Nick Bean dive into their strange but true stories. Follow Dana on social media @TheDanaBarrett and learn more at www.bizography.show Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:02:28

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Goes Steampunk

7/19/2019
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What is steampunk? What are the traits of the steampunk aesthetic? Who are some famous steampunk artists? Join Chris and Jonathan as they take a closer look at steampunk. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:34:04

What's up with Facebook Libra?

7/17/2019
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In June, 2019, the Libra Association published a white paper about an upcoming digital currency called Libra, with Facebook playing an important role. What makes Libra special? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:45:37

Outdated Tech Terms We Still Use

7/15/2019
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From dialing a phone to making a mix tape, our language is filled with phrases spawned from obsolete tech. We take a look at some listener favorites. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:45

TechStuff Classic: Printing Medication

7/12/2019
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How has ink jet technology been used to dispense medication? How could a 3-D printer create medicine? In what other ways have printers been used to create medical treatments? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:51:52

TechStuff Gets in Touch with Touch Screens

7/10/2019
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What is the history of the touch screen? What are the different ways inventors have designed to make the technology work? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:40

Is E3 Still Relevant?

7/8/2019
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It's a question the gaming industry has been asking for a while, fueled partly by some dramatic disagreements within the Entertainment Software Association. Is the E3 trade show still relevant or is it a waste of time and money? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:00:18

TechStuff Classic TechStuff Hacks the Kinect

7/5/2019
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How does the Microsoft Kinect work? What's Microsoft's position on hacking the Kinect? What are some of the most creative hacks? Join Jonathan and Chris as they break down the astonishing potential of the Kinect. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:53:35