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demystifying technology and revealing greater truths about computing culture with Akshay, Tara and Teshika


Friday, February 8
fsck 52: Futuristic tapes, SSDs and other storage stories

THIS WEEK we talked about buying used ebooks and the new PlayStation Orbis vs the Xbox 720 vs a new Android device. We then discussed Argus, the Square Kilometer Array, and challenges faced by people who have decided that magnetic  tapes are the best way to storage their exabytes of data. Links after the jump. 

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demystifying technology and revealing greater truths about computing culture with Akshay, Tara and Teshika


Sunday, February 3
fsck 51: App Development at Yale

This week we interviewed YCC Tech Committee member Josh Barrett to get the back story on YCC Tech Month, and we were joined by Yale Wiki founder and STC Boss Casey Watts! Click through to play the podcast:

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demystifying technology and revealing greater truths about computing culture with Akshay, Tara and Teshika


Monday, December 17
fsck 50 — Internet Advertising

This is our 50th episode (so old), with original hosts Sean and Sherwin guesting via Skype. Talking about: – Kickstarters Fiction Fingerprinting and SPORTSFRIENDS featuring the game Johann Sebastian Joust! Why it’s called that, we don’t know. – Amazon in Ubuntu? – INTERNET ADVERTISING: Does it work? Why are web ads still so annoying? Why can’t we…

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demystifying technology and revealing greater truths about computing culture with Akshay, Tara and Teshika


Sunday, December 2
fsck 49: Syrian Internet takedown

Akshay has a Windows Phone, and he seems to think it’s “better than the iPhone”, “beautiful” and “sturdy”! This week, we talk about how the Syrian government completely shut down its country’s internet for about 2 days last week. We discuss what power governments have over Internet access, ways they can take it down and…

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demystifying technology and revealing greater truths about computing culture with Akshay, Tara and Teshika


Sunday, November 18
fsck 48: microtargetting elections

It’s Thanksgiving break, so no show this week — but here’s last week’s episode, in which we discussed: – The TI-84 in COLOUR – Fighting against ceasing and desisting Middle Earth (or the Middle Earth Roleplaying Project) (petition here) – ORCA, Project Narwhal, Project Dreamcatcher and how Messrs Obama and Romney used tons of information…

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