A tech episode where Andy C questions Andy B about what Mastodon is, why you might want to go there instead of Twitter, and how to get started with choosing a server and finding people to follow. Follow us on
A tech takeover this week with special guest Fran Buontempo talking about Cellular Automata – a cool techie toy for exploring the links between computation, complexity and life, or at the very least a sort-of interesting way of generating some
Discussion of what that little padlock symbol next to a web address means, and some vague suggestions as to how it works. Andy C questions Andy B, who fails to understand and effectively communicates that failure. For further reading, check
Special guest Fran Buontempo, expert in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, talks to us about everything from body/soul duality to how to train artificial birds to fly out of a paper bag. Andy B asks stupid questions and Andy C
Facebook and other social media companies have been shown to be irresponsible with politics, with private information and with their social responsibilities. If we’re not the customer, maybe we’re the product. Andy B explains how powerful these companies have become,
What is Open Source? Why is it important? Andy Cockerill tries to to restrain Andy Balaam from rambling forever about Linux, Apache and all the cool things that power the Googles, Facebooks, and Amazons of the new world we are
The Andys take a break from movie discussion to talk tech, about the Meltdown and Spectre exploits that allow malicious people to grab secret information from loads of different types of computer. Andy Balaam insists that the way it works
Andy Cockerill questions Andy Balaam about what happened to all those NHS computers and whether we should be scared. Andy Balaam answers that it was something called WannaCry and we should only be moderately worried, and we should all Update
Discussion (and lots of spoilers) about what Coding is. In a shocking reversal, Andy Balaam plays the expert as he tries to explain a bit about what programming is, where it came from, and how you can get into it.
Discussion (and lots of spoilers) about what Linux is. In a shocking reversal, Andy Balaam plays the expert as he tries to explain what Linux is made of to Andy Cockerill, who pretends not to know. Andy Balaam rants on
Discussion (and lots of spoilers) about what The Internets is made of. In a shocking reversal, Andy Balaam plays the expert as he tries to explain what the Internet is made of to Andy Cockerill, who pretends not to know.