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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show Wednesday, June 20th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET WBAI – FM 99.5 NY On the Radio 9:00 PM ET HEADLINES 1. Sprint’s new $15 per month unlimited June 7 Sprint to end $15 per month unlimited promotion June 13 2. Verizon has a new, pricier unlimited plan with even more high-speed data: Verizon's New Phone Plan Proves It Has No Idea What 'Unlimited' Actually Means 3. Highly Sensitive Encrypted Email at Risk of Exposure FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor  Artificial intelligence proves 94% accurate at predicting breast cancer complication;  NIH opens enrollment for national “All of Us” health data research database;  Asus demonstrates watch that can measure blood pressure in 15 seconds From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  The evolution of Website Development  WordPress vs Drupal Home Automation – Marty Winston  The Cybernetic House of a thousand switches "

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"Personal Computer Show Wednesday, June 13th 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS  Sprint lowers cost of unlimited data plan; AT&T raises price of grandfathered unlimited data plan  Facebook bug made private posts of 14 million users public  When a most powerful supercomputer may not be the fastest  Google facing EU fine over Android antitrust violations FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies - Dr Alfred Poor  Pharma firm explores breath biomarkers to guide asthma and COPD treatment;  Artificial Intelligence engine outperforms human dermatologists in diagnosing skin cancer;  A smartwatch design can display a touchscreen on your forearm. From the Tech Corner  Importance of a College Degree in Information Technology – Hank Kee  Alternative ways to get educated to learning on the job to becoming self-educated – Marty Winston Home Automation  Marty Winston reminds us that JUNE 17 is Father’s Day and why your Dad will be happy you didn’t try to turn him into an elder Geek. "

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, June 6th 2018 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

  1. Facebook sharing user data with phone makers
  2. Senator questions Mark Zukerberg on use of Non Subscriber data
  3. Facebook Full Data Policy
  4. Facebook misleading users to accept Terms and Conditions
  5. Sonic and ultrasonic attacks damage hard drives and crash OSes
  6. Look out for these dangerous Chrome extensions
  7. US military can’t quit using Windows XP

FEATURE SEGMENTS

From the Tech Corner

  • From the Personal Computer to the Internet of Things

Home Automation

  • Home Automation at the end of World War II
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" Personal Computer Show Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS

1. FCC Alerts on Robocall Scams

2. US cell carriers are selling access to your real-time phone location data

3. Ring’s doorbell cam allowed video access after its password was change

4. Did Google fake its Duplex AI demo?

5. Facebook preinstalled on your cell phone

6. Mark Zuckerberg on apology tour FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies from Dr Alfred Poor  mobile device reduces frequency of migraines;  brain-body connection for powered prosthetics;  injectable sensors shown to work for years From the Tech Corner  How Long Should I Keep My Tax Return? Home Automation with Marty Winston  Surveillance recording and AI "

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, May 16th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS  The Turing test: Is the machine intelligence equivalent to a human being?  Rising Cable Cost  IBM Bans All Employees From Using Any Removable Storage  Google employees quit over Project for Military

FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies from Dr Alfred Poor  Low-cost device to fight infant mortality in underdeveloped regions;  researchers provide open source instructions to convert a 3D printer into a bioprinter;  forecasts show rapid growth in smart clothing shipments. From the Tech Corner Having Problems with Google Chrome?  Malicious Chrome extensions infect 100,000-plus users, again Home Automation with Marty Winston  Storage Drives for Surveillance "

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The Personal Computer Show Wednesday, May 9th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINE NEWS

1. Facebook's Clear History Privacy Option:

2. Thousands of mobile apps for children might be violating their privacy

3. Fake WhatsApp downloaded by more than 1 million users

4. Half a million pacemakers need a security patch

5. Amazon Prime Video running at half the bandwidth speed Wearable and Health Technologies from Dr Alfred Poor  Fitness bands help smokers quit;  Patients want telehealth options, and  Inexpensive artificial muscle lifts 12,000 times its own weight. From the Tech Corner  5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) Home Automation with Marty Winston  The Cybernetic house auto-readjust if you happen to doze off watching TV "

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

§  An Insane Amount of Amazon Reviews are Fake

  • Your Web Browser's Incognito Mode is NOT Very Private
  • Comcast won’t give new speed boost to Internet users who don’t buy TV service
  • T-Mobile and Sprint Are Finally Merging

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor

  • FDA approves AI software for screening and diagnosing eye disease;
  • Alexa will ride-along to help ambulance crews;
  • WebMD improves its Symptom Checker feature

From the Tech Corner

  • Robo and unwanted telephone calls

Home Automation with Marty Winston

  • Raid Arrays for Surveillance storage – 
    Optimizing groups of disks into RAID arrays for storage to store larger files
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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, April 25th 2018 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

HEADLINE NEWS

  • Facebook and the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Microsoft releases Windows 10 Lean
  • NYC pursues suit against Verizon on broadband deployment

FEATURE SEGMENTS

From the Tech Corner

  • Recycling your used and unwanted computer equipment
  • Is a T-Mobile / Sprint merger good for the consumers?

Home Automation with Marty Winston

  • Lightning Protection for the Cybernetic House
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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, April 18th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET 

In The News 1. Facebook Tracks You, Even When You're Not on Facebook

2. Supply Chain Attack Corrupted CCLeaner

3. Opera Mobile VPN to shut down

4. Apple Warns macOS Users to Move Away From 32-Bit Apps

5. Some Android Phones Are Missing Claimed Security Patches

6. Apple warned its staff that it caught 29 leakers and 12 were arrested last year

7. New Gmail design From the Tech Corner  What to Do With Amazon Packages You Didn't Order  Supreme Court takes up Internet sales tax case Home Automation with Marty Winston  Report from NAB Convention held last week in Las Vegas

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, April 11th 2018 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
WBAI – FM 99.5 NY On the Radio 9:00 PM ET
Facebook In The News
Facebook talked to Stanford Medical School about data-sharing agreement
Facebook had removed messages sent by CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Sandberg: “.. option to not share any data would be a paid product”
Facebook admitted that it scans Messenger chats
Mark Zuckerberg and other executives” unsend” e-mails from Facebook inboxes
FEATURE SEGMENTS
From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee
Tech Support Fraud
Home Automation - Marty Winston
Ways to avoid failure modes in the Raspberry Pi

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