Bitcoin now is the legal tender in a Central American Country. Amazon pays for college for its workers, and Facebook is in the wearable space. Then, we have "Bad Big Brother", Gadgets and Gear" and listeners phone calls. Air Date: 9/11-9/17/21
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This week on the show, El Salvador makes Bitcoin its legal tender; we cover what happened on day one of this change. Next, Facebook to release its wearable tech in partnership with Ray-Ban called "Stories." Then, Amazon to pay full college tuition for workers; what is the fine print. Following that, we have our [Gadgets and Gear] segment with TechTime's producers, Gwen Way. Next, we have the phones lines open for our third segment as we will take callers Technology questions on the air. Finally, we have "Mike's Mesmerizing Moment" brought to us by StoriCoffee® along with our NFT and Whiskey Tastings, all of this on the first hour of the show.
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Episode 65: Hour 1
--- [Loaded Question Of The Day]: Starts at 9:57
--- [Top Stories in 5 Minutes]: Starts at 11:06
- El Salvador makes Bitcoin its legal tender - https://tinyurl.com/2wdrm7r4
- Hey Facebook, take a photo: Facebook wades into a privacy minefield as it focuses more on wearables - https://tinyurl.com/ppm2daf4
- Amazon will pay full college tuition for some warehouse workers - https://tinyurl.com/ywmu6fnz
--- [Gadgets and Gear]: Starts at 23:00
Gwen Way brings us a unique book for children that is influenced by coding basics.
--- [Call In]: Question for Mike and Nathan: Starts at 37:50
- Question: Kimberly asks about Technical College Advice for students returning to school.
- Question: Anthony asks what happens if your Windows 10 Drive fills up and is not able to boot.
- Question: Lisa ask why helpdesk or support calls always ask you to reboot.
--- [Mike's Mesmerizing Moment brought to us by StoriCoffee®]: Starts at 50:51
--- [Pick of the Day]: Starts at 52:35
Old Camp American Blended Whiskey | 80 Proof | $19.00
Nathan: Thumbs Up | Mike: Thumbs Down
Episode 65: Hour 2 - Starts at 1:02:16
On the Second Hour, we have our [Letters] segment. We have a loyal "Tech-Timer," a dedicated listener joining us on the air in the studio. Why do you ask? This listener has mapped out all our likes and dislikes over the past year of whiskey tastings, and he believes he has the perfect whiskey for Mike and Myself after listening to all our reviews. Is he correct, or is his data a bit skewed? We will find out live if he has broken the code to our whiskey palate. Our feature is focused on [Bad Big Brother] as we look at people and agencies collecting data without our permission.
--- [Love Shack Question]: Starts at 1:05:49
--- [Letters]: Starts at 1:09:06
Mike and Nathan read this week's emails on scams, phishing attempts, and scammers.
--- [Pick of the Day]: Starts at 1:21:37
We have a loyal "Tech-Timer," a dedicated listener joining us on the air in the studio and he believes he has the perfect whiskey for Mike and Nathan after listening to our reviews. Is he correct, or is his data a bit skewed? We will find out live if he has broken the code to our whiskey palate.
--- [Bad Big Brother]: Starts at 1:41:23
"Revealed: LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop, per an internal police chief memo.
--- [Call In]: Question for Mike and Nathan Starts at 1:47:35
Question: What Can I do if my windows 10 keeps asking me to update my pc but never does it.