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Episode 95 – Remote Tech

Overview Al is back in California, so we have a lengthy discussion on how much easier it is to work remote compared to several decades ago. We talk a bit about how open source software has helped us and when we like to use open source. This is more than just on Linux. We discuss […]

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Episode 90 – FIRE

Overview If you didn’t know, Alan likes orange. And we start off discussing why his Skynet is orange. So geeky in many ways. Do you know what the FIRE movement is? It stands for Financial Independence Retire Early. It’s a mindset to get finances under control and retire under your control. Recommendations TodoIst – https://todoist.com/ […]

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Episode 87 – User Experience

Overview We love it when our conversations tie together, and today it all comes down to the user experience. It starts with the simple things in the OS. There are things that can be improved, especially in Linux. Recommendations Onn Item Tracker – https://www.walmart.com/ip/Onn-Bluetooth-Tracker-3-Pack/404667167 Roku – https://www.roku.com/ Ozric Tentacle – http://www.ozrics.com/ Titan fall – https://www.trueachievements.com/n47974/titanfall-delisting-ea-play […]

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Episode 86 – Techie Troubles and Documentaries

Overview Stephen’s tech troubles with his 3d printer leads to a conversation on how fixing tech problems has changed. Home networks are also big, and Stephen has been having trouble with that also. Time for a new router. Meatloaf passed away this past week and we reminisce about the great music. And there is going […]

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Episode 67 – Sin City and Our World

A couple weeks ago, we discussed old tech. This week it’s new tech – starting with Windows 11. We do delve into some old tech talking about system code and driver code, but it is part of our talk about how Windows 11 security requires a system to have certain chips. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-11 This leads us […]

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Episode 33 – Mid-Holiday Talk

Our chat starts with tech support. We’ve had some issues and needed tech support recently. Since we’ve both been tech support, it can get bothersome to have to go through the simple tech support. Yes, we really have been around that long. This was recorded between Christmas and New Years and we discuss how the […]