17 episodes

Explaining things

Explainercast Shane Swenson and Dave Smith

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Explaining things

    Episode 17: Rainbows

    Episode 17: Rainbows

    In episode 17, Shane and Dave explain the surprising science of rainbows. Can you touch one? Does everyone else see the same rainbow that you see?

    • 44 min
    Episode 16: ChatGPT

    Episode 16: ChatGPT

    In episode 16, Shane and Dave explain how GPTs work. GPTs are a type of large language model, and the most famous is ChatGPT.

    • 32 min
    Episode 15: DNS on the Internet

    Episode 15: DNS on the Internet

    In episode 15, Shane and Dave explain the Domain Name Service, which is how your web browser
    figures out the IP addresses to use for domain names like google.com

    • 59 min
    Episode 14: Alexa

    Episode 14: Alexa

    In episode 14, Shane and Dave explain how Alexa works. Alexa is the most popular household
    voice assistant. Find out how Alexa works on the inside!

    • 46 min
    Episode 13: Telecommunications part 5, reliable communication with TCP

    Episode 13: Telecommunications part 5, reliable communication with TCP

    In episode 13, Shane and Dave explain how the internet ensures that data is delivered between
    computers reliably and in order.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 12: Telecommunications Part 4, the internet!

    Episode 12: Telecommunications Part 4, the internet!

    In episode 12, Shane and Dave continue explaining the saga of telecommunications. Computer networks! How the technologies work that power the internet.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Dave J Smith ,

Explained

Informative and holy moly what depth on these esoteric topics.

Will nickname not taken angel ,

Funny and Educaional

Funny and educational podcast. Should do an episode on corporate planning.

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