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TechStuff Classic: The id Software Story Part One
They made games like Doom and Quake, but where did id Software come from? In this episode, we explore the origins of a major name in computer games.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tech News: Hackers Gotta Hack
Chinese-backed hackers are infiltrating computer systems by compromising routers. Some security researchers say that modern GPUs can steal pixels right off a web site. And Microsoft encounters yet more resistance regarding its acquisition of Activision Blizzard.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Ig Nobel Prize
In 1991, the editor of a satirical science journal launched an award for the scientifically ridiculous (and ridiculed), the Ig Nobel Prize. Learn how it all got started and some of the early tech-related prize winners!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tech News: The FCC Says Net Neutrality is Back on the Menu
During the administration of Barack Obama, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) tried to codify net neutrality into US law. Then, during the Trump administration, the new FCC stripped net neutrality out again. This week, the FCC once again tries to establish an official US stance on net neutrality. Plus more news!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The High Tech Heist
On September 11th, 2023, MGM Resorts International posted that the company experienced a "cybersecurity issue." That issue links to two different hacker groups, a ransomware attack, and a similar incident that happened to another major casino company earlier in the year. This is the story so far.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.