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Podcast on tech, science, art and internet
09 Oct 2017

React Boston Scuttlebutt

Episode 58 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 58mb).


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

  • VHS tape from the recent React Boston conf
  • Challenges of live-streaming a tech conference
  • How to get accepted to your first international large scale tech conference
  • Hurricane cancelling headphones
  • What goes into preparing a full hour long talk on ReasonML
  • Smuggling a self made drone on a flight
  • Dangers of leaving a bunch of disassembled electronics at your hotel room
  • Effect of tech bubble cities
  • Hints for showing code on slides
  • Heathrow Terminal 5 as an example of an airport from the future
  • On mechanical keyboards
  • iTerm2 and touchbar
  • Close look at Robbie's menu bar apps
  • Inter-Planetary File System
  • Scuttlebutt
  • Copyright as a concept is pragmatically tenuous
  • Challenges of blocking content hosted on IPFS
  • Uber maybe leaving London
  • Greyball as an example of modern dystopia
  • Snow Crash and Blade Runner
  • Marcel reviews The Circle
  • The original Mad Max film as an example of indie filmmaking
  • Robbie's weekend project - RetroPie and 8bit DO controller
  • OpenEmu for Mac
  • Tweaking RaspberryPi to run N64 games smoothly

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