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With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

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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Wednesday, April 4th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS  Google URL Shortener is Shutting Down  Amazon Music Storage is Shutting Down  Linus Kernel is Dropping Support of Legacy Peripherals  Release of Android Go – a Stripped Down Version of Oreo  CloudFlare a free Privacy First DNS Service  How Google Tracks You and What You Can Do About It?  MIT Squeezing Water Out of the Air FEATURE SEGMENTS From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  the Apple iPad vs the Google Chromebook Home Automation - Marty Winston  Calling for HELP automatically from a Cybernetic House 

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, March 28th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS 1. Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal: How We Got Here 2. Facebook’s Onavo Protect Gives VPNs a Bad Name 3. Zuckerberg’s Breach of Trust with Users 4. Facebook in the Aftermath of Cambridge Analytica FEATURE SEGMENTS From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  A “Blue Moon” March 31st 8:37 AM ET  Free eBooks and AudioBooks Home Automation – Marty Winston  April Fool’s Day fake news releases "

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 Wednesday, March 21st 2018

 

 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS 1. Verizon reaches proposed settlement for completion of work in NY 2. NY threatens to revoke Charter franchise license 3. LTE study: T-Mobile and Verizon are the only networks that matter 4. US Court overturns part of Anti-Robocall rule 5. Radio Giant iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy 6. Android Wear now Wear OS by Google 7. Neura a ”mind reading” app 8. Home Assistants - Amazon Alexa vs Apple Siri 9. Linux Foundation backs new hypervisor FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor  soft contact lens kills cornea infections;  exoskeleton amplifies brain/body connection;  wearable sensor helps users cope with incontinence From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  the Raspberry Pi and Robotics Home Automation – Marty Winston  audio notifications in his cybernetic house "

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 Personal Computer Show Wednesday, March 14th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS 1. Right to Repair Legislation 2. What’s the difference between Android Go and Android One? 3. Google releases Android P 4. Selecting iPhone or Android FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor  Smart thermometer data predicts flu outbreaks;  Standard webcam can monitor heartbeats;  Smartphone app gets FDA clearance to diagnose autism in children From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee and Joe King  An inconvenient Linux operating system truth Home Automation – Marty Winston  Sensor and status readings as data in a relational database "

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