Radio Badger episodes

Podcast on tech, science, art and internet
14 Sep 2017

Face ID on London Tube

Episode 57 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 56mb).


In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @alexsavinme, @AJCumine and @marcelcutts chat about following hot topics.

  • Using Face ID with Apple Pay when on London Tube
  • Importance of plugging your phone into a multitude of different devices
  • All those prices of the new Apple phones
  • Reasoning of releasing 2 new iPhones simultaneously
  • First world problems of the premium iPhone affordability
  • Home button as an important part of accessibility
  • iOS as the first mobile OS to manage device memory
  • Deeper pixels
  • Getting professional photographer out of their jobs with neural networks
  • Chances of unlocking a phone with a face of your evil twin
  • Uniqueness of fingerprints
  • How a smartwatch with cellular capability could save your evening
  • Fingerprint sensor embedded into a touch screen
  • Local neural network vs remote and very global neural network
  • Enabling multiple users to access the same phone
  • Zero-one-infinity rule in software
  • 4K HDR things
  • True 24 fps and how many people can actually notice that
  • Improving headphones connection during a long flight with a bit of wiring and how it can attract unwanted attention
  • The Fractured But Whole
  • Technical details on ways of watching season finale of Twin Peaks which might or might not be a thing. No spoilers.
  • On a variety of Slack-like clients in the Enterprise world
  • Definition of things that are truly revolutionary
  • How did Tesla make some of its cars travel further during Hurricane Irma?
  • Software limitations of hardware features
  • Planned obsolescence of the modern products
  • Killer feature of MacBook's touch bar

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