Tech tAUk Reloaded #36: Tweet-Worthy Intelligence

The CIA joins Twitter (though they can neither confirm nor deny that fact), but we resist the urge to make that our top story this week. Instead, we step back and play Monopoly… or rather, look at the big telecommunications companies that are merging left and right and engaging in monopolistic practices.

In the debut of our segment, Monopoly — “F#@k You, Consumers!” Edition:

Josh does a special Game Zone covering E3:

Our tech headlines this week:

Finally, Josh shares a Random Geeky Fact on how Apple Mini DisplayPort to HDMI must be withdrawn due to standards noncompliance. And Douglas debuts a new segment called “This Should Have Been Obvious In Hindsight”:

Episode Duration: 1:19:18
On This Episode: Douglas Bell and Josh Feldman
Download: Tech tAUk Reloaded #36 (38.1 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.