6 episodes

The biggest stories in technology aren't always easy to wrap your head around. Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston unravel the strings, break down the headlines, and make tech simple enough that even your mum will understand. (At least, that's the aim.) See episode notes at https://btltpod.com, or join us on Twitter: @BTLTPod

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The biggest stories in technology aren't always easy to wrap your head around. Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston unravel the strings, break down the headlines, and make tech simple enough that even your mum will understand. (At least, that's the aim.) See episode notes at https://btltpod.com, or join us on Twitter: @BTLTPod

    Litigious Musk, Facebook’s slide, Amazon Care, and England Lionesses

    Litigious Musk, Facebook’s slide, Amazon Care, and England Lionesses

    Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston discuss Amazon Care, Elon Musk’s latest ups and downs, Facebooks downs (mostly), AI balls, Ted Lasso, and the England Lionesses. Plus, Rick finds out when he will die thanks to the Population.io website.

    Follow us on Twitter at @BTLTPod. Find Shaun on LinkedIn. Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com.

    • 44 min
    Amazon, Facebook memo leaks, and Apple AR-VR headsets

    Amazon, Facebook memo leaks, and Apple AR-VR headsets

    Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston discuss Amazon, Andy Jassy, Jeff Bezos, corporate overreach, Prime Day and drone deliveries. Plus, the leaked Facebook memo, the Apple AR-VR headset, and playing padel in Spain.

    Follow us on Twitter at @BTLTPod. Find Shaun on LinkedIn. Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com.

    • 33 min
    Metaverse, VR headsets, Passkeys, and Apple Pay Later

    Metaverse, VR headsets, Passkeys, and Apple Pay Later

    Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston welcome Charles Radclyffe to the show to discuss everything metaverse, including use cases, ethics, VR headset adoption, and the case for reducing your carbon footprint. Plus, we talk heatwaves, passkeys, Apple Pay Later, and Heartstopper.

    Find Rick on Twitter at @rickhuckstep. Find Shaun on LinkedIn. Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com.

    • 44 min
    TikTok addiction, Sheryl Sandberg, and robots

    TikTok addiction, Sheryl Sandberg, and robots

    Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston discuss the addictive nature of TikTok, China’s influence, and the behavioural science around attention. Plus, Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook legacy, home help robots, and how hard it is to read for pleasure after reading all day for work purposes.

    Find Rick on Twitter at @rickhuckstep. Find Shaun on LinkedIn. Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com.

    • 36 min
    Bitcoin, TikTok, deepfakes, iPod

    Bitcoin, TikTok, deepfakes, iPod

    Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston talk about cryptocurrency and the status of Bitcoin following the recent Terra Luna news. Also, what’s good and bad about facial recognition, and who does the best deepfakes? Plus, Google AR glasses, TikTok, Burt Reynolds as James Bond, the iPod (RIP), and what pixel pressure means.

    Find Rick on Twitter at @rickhuckstep. Find Shaun on LinkedIn. Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com.

    • 40 min
    Elon, Airbnb, free speech, remote working

    Elon, Airbnb, free speech, remote working

    Rick Huckstep and Shaun Weston discuss what motivates Elon Musk, and what he wants to do with Twitter. Also, Airbnb is letting its workforce work from anywhere. Do others follow suit? Do they care? Plus, the Ionic 5 EV, Breaking Dad, WeCrashed, cookies, and Ron Shevlin.

    Find Rick on Twitter at @rickhuckstep. Find Shaun on LinkedIn. Music by Jason Shaw on Audionautix.com.

    • 36 min

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