Tech Tea is a podcast in which Damon and Michael take a somewhat geeky look at the tea they're drinking before having a conversation on a wide range of technology-related topics. For them, any kind of tool or way of doing something is technology, so we might cover self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, search engine optimization, using Minecraft as an educational tool in schools, photography, rumors of the latest smart phone, and more. More at http://techtea.fm
Tech Tea 031: For All I Know He’s A Pole Dancer
Tea: Qimen Caixia (“Sunrise Keemun”) black tea. Damon discusses tech that makes cochlear implants more versatile. Michael looks at methodologies of language learning. Also: little black worms, high quality science from Jurassic Park, listener assignments, taking a break, the new update for No Man’s Sky, Damon’s lack of impulse control, personal bankruptcy, going off script, … Continue reading "Tech Tea 031: For All I Know He’s A Pole Dancer"
Tech Tea 030: The Episode of Titles Episode
Tea: Dian Hong Jin Ya (“Golden Buds”) black tea. Damon talks about shoe technology. Michael tackles the basics of blockchain. Also: ice cream and bitterness, asparagus, Latin problems, the Pope, building a base, gas masks, extra bones, cylons vs. Knight Rider, pop culture of the 1980s, prosthetics and keeping body parts around the house, survival … Continue reading "Tech Tea 030: The Episode of Titles Episode"
Tech Tea 029: The Spirit of Tea
Tea: Meng Ding Mao Feng green tea. Damon explores his own DNA and also covers new technology for the visually impaired. Michael ponders how the future we envisioned in the 1980s differs from the future we’re living now. Also: Finnish vs. Latin, the Spirit of Tea, spicy Chinese food, how Michael knows how long to … Continue reading "Tech Tea 029: The Spirit of Tea"
Tech Tea 028: Happy Day Between Independence Days
Tea: Fo Mei (Buddha’s Eyebrow) green tea. Damon talks about his experience making something in augmented reality. Michael shares his thoughts as a non-driver on autonomous vehicles. Also: getting the date wrong, throwing tea into the lake, breaking news 100 years in the making, two brides for two brothers, machine learning on Pokemon data, being … Continue reading "Tech Tea 028: Happy Day Between Independence Days"
Tech Tea 027: Happy Birthday To Us
Tea: Jun Shan Yin Zhen yellow tea. Damon describes recent photography projects he was involved in. Michael talks about his Father’s Day “miracle.” Also: getting confused about geography, tea prices, GitHub, making movies with strong female leads, brand impressions, seat belts from the 1970s, messenger bags, drag queens, the Vietnam memorial, talking to Thomas Jefferson, … Continue reading "Tech Tea 027: Happy Birthday To Us"
Tech Tea 026: It’s Morning Somewhere
Tea: Gu Zhu Zi Sun (Purple Bamboo Shoot) green tea. Damon recaps the keynote from Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference. Michael takes a hard look at Facebook’s corporate ethics. Also: pouring boiling water on things, getting grossed out by surgery pictures, confusing WWDC and WWJD, trying to watch videos in class, movies (especially Wonder Woman) and … Continue reading "Tech Tea 026: It’s Morning Somewhere"