Waves of Tech

Travel Tech Adventures And Arizona’s New Smart City

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Waves of Tech

Steve & Dave

Studio MLN

Description: Technology news and information and its impacts to your life

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Travel Tech Adventures And Arizona’s New Smart City

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We are diving into all things tech this week sharing the stories and experiences affected the lives of consumers and users of technology. We begin by sharing some personal victories and nightmares of travel tech - including cool apps, nightmare customer service with Hotels.com, and traffic camera technology. Many tech companies and a former CEO, Bill Gates, are investing heavily in a new smart city in Arizona that will be designed from the ground up with high-speed networks, autonomous vehicles, high-speed digital networks, and autonomous logistics hubs, shortened commutes, and safer streets in mind. And finally, the increase from 140 to 280 characters has some users up in arms and we try to explain what is happening and why.

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EdTech With Matt Markstone

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We are very excited to have Matt Markstone, an Instructional Technology Coordinator and history teacher, join the podcast as the three of us dive into a great conversation about educational technology (EdTech) - what it’s like to be in the trenches of the industry and what it takes for educators a...

Letting Amazon In And New Braille Smartwatch

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Amazon Key was announced by the online retail giant, which allows customers to authorize access to their homes for the delivery of packages. Letting Amazon into your home could either be safe or completely insane. New advancements in the smartwatch industry are offering those with visually impairm...

Wi-Fi Krack Attack, Initial Coin Offerings And Changing Rewards Programs

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We have you covered from Wi-Fi attacks to Initial Coin Offerings, from rewards programs to walking while texting. The Krack Attack last week, which focused on hacking a level of Wi-Fi encryption, should not affect many of us but it is good to be educated and understand what happened and how to prot...

Social Media Backlash, Impressive Netflix Growth, and Samsung Invests in Online TV

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We are exploring the reality of social media backlash as a restaurant in Tucson is forced to permanently close its doors after sharing politically charged statements on Facebook. With an ever growing subscriber base, Netflix is set to spend $6 billion in 2018 for original programming, creating an i...

The Four Horsemen of Tech

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We kick off the show discussing a new book - The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google. Find out what makes these companies click and why they have become so profitable and ubiquitous. Microsoft announced that Windows 10 Mobile will no longer be a focus of the company, provid...

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