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Will technology revolutionize education? How does jailbreaking work? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore a host of technological topics and trends in TechStuff, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Will technology revolutionize education? How does jailbreaking work? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore a host of technological topics and trends in TechStuff, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
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Atlanta, GA

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Will technology revolutionize education? How does jailbreaking work? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore a host of technological topics and trends in TechStuff, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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English

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Episodes

Tracking Changes in Media: VCRs and CDs

4/24/2019
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While the audio cassette was changing the music industry, the videocassette was wreaking havoc with Hollywood. And a new player, a CD player, was in the wings waiting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:10

Making Media Personal: Mix Tapes

4/22/2019
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The development of the magnetic recording process changed the entertainment industry. In this episode, we look at the rise of tape, including the 8-track and the compact cassette. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:46:49

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Goes on Autopilot

4/19/2019
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Who invented autopilot? How can autopilot maintain control of an airplane? What happens if the autopilot system fails? Join Chris and Jonathan as they answer these questions and more in this episode of TechStuff. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:35:34

Media Madness: TV Challenges Film

4/17/2019
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In the second part on our series of media and tech, we look at how the rise of television forced the film industry to change. We also learn about the rise of cable television and the further evolution of the recording industry. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:58:31

Media and You: From Records to Film

4/15/2019
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In this first episode in a series, we look at how media, business and consumption has changed as technology has evolved, starting with early records and film. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:48:47

TechStuff Classic: Tech’s Biggest Acquisition Stories

4/12/2019
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What were some of the most successful tech acquisitions? Which acquisitions failed to make any headway? How much did each user of Broadcast.com cost Yahoo? Learn more about tech acquisitions with Chris and Jonathan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:09

RERUN: Hacking for Dollars

4/10/2019
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It's time for another classic episode. In this one, Shannon Morse of Hak5 joins the show to talk about how hackers make a living by slinging code around. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:10:30

RERUN: What was Web 2.0?

4/8/2019
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In this classic episode, we look back at the concept of Web 2.0. What did it really mean? Why were sites that followed a Web 2.0 philosophy more likely to survive? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:40:51

TechStuff Classic: The Internet of Things

4/5/2019
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What is the Internet of things? What sort of devices could be linked to the Internet? Could the Internet of things eliminate privacy? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore a future wherein common objects may communicate with the internet. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:44:05

RERUN: How LIGO Works

4/3/2019
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A couple of years ago, a facility made headlines when it detected a previously theoretical phenomena, that of gravitational waves. This classic episode explains how it worked. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:51

Turboencabulators and Technobabble

4/1/2019
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Is your panametric fan misaligned? Are the hydrocoptic marzelanes rattling around? TechStuff dives into the odd world of the Turbo Encabulator and technobabble! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:51:09

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Conjures Up Brian Brushwood

3/29/2019
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How did Brian get his start in stage magic? What is the Afterlyfe.me project? How do the worlds of technology and stage magic overlap? Join Chris and Jonathan as they interview Brian Brushwood. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:59:36

RERUN: How Solar Towers Work

3/27/2019
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What are solar towers? How do they generate electricity? What's the future of solar power? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:28:21

The Spotify Story

3/25/2019
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Where did Spotify come from and how did it change the way we listen to music? In this episode, we look at the origin and evolution of Spotify. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:54:03

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Counts Some Number Stations

3/22/2019
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What is a number station? What is shortwave radio? What could these numbers mean? In this episode, Chris and Jonathan dive into the murky, mysterious world of number stations. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:31:31

The Facebook Privacy Problem

3/20/2019
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On March 6, 2019, Mark Zuckerberg published a long essay about privacy and social media. Does this indicate a change in philosophy for Facebook or is something else going on? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:45:40

What is WebAuthn

3/18/2019
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The W3C and FIDO recently adopted the WebAuthn specification as a standard. What is WebAuthn, and will it replace passwords? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:18

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Looks at Ballistics

3/15/2019
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How can you determine if a gun fired a particular bullet? What is rifling? How do forensics experts test weapons? Join Jonathan and Chris as they draw a bead on ballistics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:45:01

TechStuff Flies on the Concorde

3/13/2019
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From 1976 until 2003, the Concorde provided a fast option for air travel if you happened to have enough cash for a ticket. How does supersonic air travel work and what happened to Concorde? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:56

What is 5G?

3/11/2019
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The future is 5G. So what the heck is 5G? It's a big, confusing topic but by the end of this episode you'll understand it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:47:43