Geek News Central Podcast

Geek News Central Podcast

Todd Cochrane

Description: Geek News Central is where I talk tech for the common man. With a twice weekly tech show covering a wide range of technical issues. Author of Podcasting The Do it Yourself Guide.

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GNC #1195 FCC Buzzkill - Geek News Central Audio

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More bad news in the FCC Buzzkill operations to impact small business by allowing price controls to be removed in areas where there is no competition. I also share with you some information that distresses me in a very big way. We kick off episode 1200 preparations as well. Be sure to check back on...

GNC #1194 Facebook Tragedy - Geek News Central Audio

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The Facebook tragedy that happened yesterday is just another of a series of horrific happenings online. I am thoroughly disgusted with the lengths humans go to gain attention and fame at the expense of their victims. We sadly see more of these types events as we move forward, but it really takes a s...

GNC #1193 Artificial Intelligence Profiling - Geek News Central Audio

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It will not be long and Artificial Intelligence Profiling will be the norm and corporations will use AI to deny job seekers because a profile algorithm developed by shrinks says you may or may not be compatible within a corporate structure. Mark my words if a form of this is not already happening it...

GNC #1192 WTH United - Geek News Central Audio

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I provide you with invaluable tips on how to prevent from getting bumped or dragged off a United flight. Trust me knowing a key few things will keep you in your seat. Plus I explain how to maximize the cash they will pay you if you are bumped. Shame on United for their handling of yesterday’s...

GNC #1191 Uber’s Dirty Tricks? - Geek News Central Audio

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Alleged Uber dirty tricks have me concerned enough that I do not want to utilize their service as my primary ride-hailing app. It looks like Lyft will be getting the high majority of my business. If the proposed class action lawsuit is true and they were using computer hacks to overcharge customers...

GNC #1190 H-1B Hammer has Fallen! - Geek News Central Audio

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As part of the president’s immigration reform H-1B visas are going to become much harder to get for entry level programmers and those that are running outsourcing companies. The H-1B process has been abused by some companies and the attorney general is promising to sue those companies that use...

GNC #1189 SpaceX Makes History! - Geek News Central Audio

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SpaceX Makes History today by launching a stage one assembly into orbit for the second time and successfully recovering it aboard their barge. Huge kudos and success to the SpaceX team for their amazing achievement. They are leaving companies like Boeing in the dust they are the next generation of b...

GNC #1188 Artificial Intelligence - Geek News Central Audio

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Artificial Intelligence has the opportunity to make us extinct if we are not careful. I look at how Elon Musk is in one hand scared of the technology and on the other investing and starting a company, who’s sole focus will to make all of us Hybrids so we can keep up with sentient artificial in...

GNC #1187 Apple Hacked? - Geek News Central Audio

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Was Apple Hacked? That is the question a lot of people are asking especially when fingers are being pointed at third parties. The question I would like to ask is what third parties have access to my AppleID? I thought Apple controlled the entire food chain. How does a third party get access to my Ap...

GNC #1186 Fake Data - Geek News Central Audio

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First, it was Fake News now it’s Fake Data and the implications are quite sobering if your think about the potential to ruin just about anything that has a data set behind it. Farmers, Bankers, Industrial the list goes on with groups that make decisions based on massive data sets. All it take...
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