Tech tAUk Reloaded #9: Attack of the Virtual Goats

Tech tAUk Reloaded

We’re back to the normal ways of the world on this episode of Tech tAUk Reloaded. More tech news, more intriguing commentary from the two of us, and more complaints about the diminishment of privacy in our online lives.

Our tech headlines this week:

Finally, Douglas discusses Twitter Alerts, a new emergency alert service recently launched by Twitter, and Josh shares a recap of his experiences attending Comic-Con.

And if you’re wondering about the episode’s title, take a look back at CNN’s virtual holographic goats, and of course, Jon Stewart’s Teardown of CNN in response.

Episode Duration: 1:04:36
On This Episode: Douglas Bell and Josh Feldman
Direct Download: Tech tAUk Reloaded #9 (32.8 MB AAC)
Alternate Download: Tech tAUk Reloaded #9 (31 MB MP3)

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About Douglas Bell

I live in Washington, D.C., and work as a Broadcast Technician at WAMU 88.5 FM, the local NPR affiliate in the Washington metro area. My primary shift is to engineer the local feed of NPR’s Morning Edition, including local news and weather, long-form features and station breaks… and yes, the shift starts at 5 am, so I’ve got the whole quasi-nocturnal thing going on. I am also the Coordinating Producer for Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie, an independently-produced podcast and public radio program. Extracurricularly, I play cello, and participate in a church choir and a handbell choir. I enjoy discovering new places, and am constantly searching for the perfect cheeseburger. I am also known as a frequent teller of puns.