Oct 2nd 2005
This Week in Tech 25
The Silver Anniversary Episode Is Ready
Hosted by Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, Robert Heron, Roger Chang, David Prager
The silver anniversary episode is ready!
Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.
Guests: Cory Doctorow, Alex Lindsay
- Happy 15th birthday to the Electronic Frontier Foundation
- Meeting DVD Jon aka Jon Lech Johansen
- The Million Dollar Home Page actually seems to work for IP Chicken.
- Serenity the movie is out, and awesome
- Gotta love those ACE remixes like The Shining as a romantic comedy
- West Side Story as a zombie flick
- and Titanic as a horror film
- Cory says Neil Gaiman's movie Mirrormask is amazing
- Thanks for the pens UneasySilence
- Google's free WiFi will be capped at 300kbps...
- Should Google agree to China's terms - we agree to disagree
- BitTorrent raises US$8.75 million and plans to go mainstream
- We rundown the top 10 from PC World's Top 100 products of 2005
- Forget the Seagate USB 2.0 pocket drive, La Cie's Carte Orange is prettier, cheaper, with twice the capacity - (I've got to get one now!)
- Cory and Leo are using greylistingto block spam - with mixed results
- MIT's $100 laptop
- Intel and Microsoft turn against HP, Dell, Apple, and Sony and endorse HD-DVD.
- Cory says All Complex Ecosystems Have Parasites
- Fight against the broadcast flag. Email your congress critter right now.
- Thanks to PFC Lubinski, the 3rd Dragoons and all the TWiTs serving our country.
- Audience Question: I'm an IT supervisor. How can I figure out what cool video my users are downloading?
- Monitor and decode the packets with Ethereal and look for the .torrent metafiles
- Audience Question: Will Adobe purchasing Macromedia crush options for web developers?
- Nah. Expect Freehand and GoLive to go away, but Illustrator and Dreamweaver will get better because of it.