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Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and the team help you stay up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy tech news.
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Daily Tech News Show Tom Merritt

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane and the team help you stay up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy tech news.
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    The Children Are The Metaverse - DTNS 4407

    The Children Are The Metaverse - DTNS 4407

    The European Commission has ruled airlines can provide in-flight 5G technology on board planes. Kids are purportedly asking for virtual currencies instead of actual currencies as they spend increasingly more in online virtual economies. And why is smart home brand Eufy’s security cameras sending unencrypted images and streamed video to AWS servers when it sells itself as a data privacy minded alternative to Amazon’s offerings?
    Starring Tom Merritt, Robb Dunewood, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    • 33 min
    Resetting AI Models and Our Expectations - DTNS 4406

    Resetting AI Models and Our Expectations - DTNS 4406

    We look at all the work still being done with OpenAI’s GPT-3 large language learning model including its spin-offs. And we compare streaming video to all the alternatives and share what could be the best options for you if you want to cut-the-cord and what you should expect.
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    • 29 min
    You Don't Need to Be Big, Like Twitter, to Survive - DTNS 4405

    You Don't Need to Be Big, Like Twitter, to Survive - DTNS 4405

    We check out the reviews for the Amazon Scribe and Sarah compares it to her experience with the Remarkable2. Plus Big Jim 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 reconsidering their social media options.
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, James Thatcher, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    • 30 min
    Gift Guide for a Smarter Home - DTNS 4404

    Gift Guide for a Smarter Home - DTNS 4404

    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 most this year.
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nicole Lee, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    • 31 min
    EV Vehicle Safety For First Responders - DTNS 4403

    EV Vehicle Safety For First Responders - DTNS 4403

    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 Technology Review believes a sci-fi blockchain game could help create a metaverse that isn’t controlled by just one owner.
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Bodie Grimm, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    • 29 min
    Layoff, Rinse, Repeat - DTNS 4402

    Layoff, Rinse, Repeat - DTNS 4402

    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 achieve human-level performance in the strategic board game Diplomacy.
    Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Megan Morrone, Roger Chang, Joe.
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    • 33 min

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