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Explaining the good stuff in IT & treating the bad stuff with the cynicism and contempt that it deserves.
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LATEST EPISODES
Broadcast: 16th & 17th November 2017
2017-11-15 15:09:53 by shi
Episode 151117
IT Stuff is installing updates, zero percent completed, do not turn off your radio.

In this month's Stuff Update we'll be mocking the powerful and then plugging the empowerment of our local events. So that's the usual then. Save you looking at the knowlege base innit.

Do not turn off your radio. Eighteen percent completed.



Our topics include:
Facebook fail auto-translate results in arrest and account blocking
Apple FaceID fooled by 3D printed face and facial similarities
China developing tech to recognise any citizen’s face in 3 seconds
Apple bug disallow users to type the letter, 'i'
Google's Android forced 'permission' activity recognition
Mark Karpeles and MtGox bitcoin malarkey
Plague of stealth miners in your apps & browser
Ethereum updates
Twitter 280 character limit examplifies quantity over quality


World of Stuff:
Compuserve forums shutting down along with AOL Instant Messenger

Contact us via @itstuffradio on the twitters

Local events:
Bradford Coder Dojo - Sat, 18th Nov 2017 9:30am-12pm at Little Germany
Get into Tech, Leeds - Work experience Jan to April 2018, closing date for applications is 17th Nov
Music:

Retro repeat (Can you guess what it is?)

Download transcript (.odt file): itstuff151117
Broadcast: 19th & 20th October 2017
2017-10-18 15:46:04 by shi
Episode 181017
Welcome to Negativity Month! Wherein the first half of the show we'll celebrate the misery of autumn with negative technology stories and security fails.

We conclude the show with AI and local events in an attempt to cheer ourselves up. Will it work?



Our topics include:
WPA2 Krack attack
Adobe Flash emergency patch
Key fobs on Subaru cars
Microsoft Outlook plain text attachment in encrypted mail
Adobe Security Team blogs their own PGP Private key
Deloitte login details leaked
Monero bitcoin miners
WeChat bffs the Chinese Govt
US mobile phone shares anything for money
Pornhub advert spyware
Equifax fake flash upgrade
Mattel withdraws kid-focused “smart hub” Aristotle
Disqus data breaches
Twitter doubles word count and revised abuse policy


Singularity Watch:
Google's teachable machine - using your camera, live in the browser

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Local events:
Bradford Coder Dojo 3rd Birthday - Sat, 28th Oct 2017 9:30am-12pm at Little Germany
Queer Code Yorkshire - 2nd Nov at Sky Betting & Gaming Wellington Place Leeds
Music:

A bit of Cracktro, played on the chipophone as used on Lemmings and Silkworm 4 by 4mat

Download transcript (.odt file): itstuff181017
Broadcast: 21st & 22nd September 2017
2017-09-20 15:23:39 by shi
Episode 200917
Hello everybody, this is IT Stuff on BCB Radio. We get together once a month and we talk about the wonder, the magic of information technology, tomorrow’s world today ... with a few bugs here and there.

Today we are joined by John Hudson with a special report on the recent Wuthering Bytes event!



Ooh and this month's secret phrase is, "watermelon head puppets".

Our topics include:
Apple's new shiny things
CEX breach
Equifax breach
CCleaner
Pirate Bay bitcoin miner

Singularity Watch:
Artificial face reconstruction
Apple FaceID
KFC Training on the Oculus Rift

Contact us via @itstuffradio on the twitters

Local events:
Badonkadonk - Wed, 11th October 7-9pm at Turls Green, Bradford
Bradford Coder Dojo - Sat, 30th Sept 2017 9:30am-12pm at Little Germany
Music:

Rocket Man by William Shatner

Download transcript (.odt file): itstuff200917
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