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Episode 67 - Regulations, Face-Changing Technology, and Social Media

The Killing IT Podcast

Release Date: 07/07/2020

Episode 148 - Share Workspace, Gloating Over Your Competitors, and Driverless Cars show art Episode 148 - Share Workspace, Gloating Over Your Competitors, and Driverless Cars

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Recorded as "Killing IT Live" - and then we picked out these three topics. Sponsor Memo: Cisco Did you know Cisco helps Managed Services Providers directly? Know about the Cisco Partner Program? Focused on helping partners combine managed services expertise and service creation with innovative Cisco technology and proven go-to-market resources, there’s a program option for you. With provider pricing, MDF, and marketing resources coupled with Cisco’s leading technologies including Meraki, Duo, and Umbrella, learn more with the link right in the show notes.    Topic 1:...

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Episode: 147 - Sonos vs. Google; McDonalds Goes 100% Green; Tesla vs. the DMV show art Episode: 147 - Sonos vs. Google; McDonalds Goes 100% Green; Tesla vs. the DMV

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Announcement: Do not miss Killing IT Live! next Wednesday. Register at .  Topic 1: Sonos Patent Infringement Sonos has a major win against Google in their patent infringement. We this to launch into a discussion of patents (use and abuse) in the technology industries. Link:   Topic 2: McDonalds sees massive recycling and carbon neutrality Is this the future of building? The future of franchising? Look for this to affect other industries as well. Link:   Topic 3: CA DMV ‘revisiting’ its approach to regulating Tesla’s public self-driving test For years, Tesla has tested...

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Reminder: Killing IT Live is January 19th Register now   ----- Topic 1: A Dose Of Reality: Big Promises vs. Small Results in Emerging Tech Money makes innovation possible. But there seems to be a disconnect between big, big investments and successful innovations. We look at the failure of big market growth through actual, tangible products. How do we reconcile this divide?   ----- Topic 2: Revisiting Remote Work Predictions for 2022 Any favorite remote work predictions? We have long-term trends that have been overwhelmed by the pandemic changes. Will remote go back to what it was?...

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Episode 145 - The Cyberdemic continues; Fighting Open Source Attacks; A More Human Approach show art Episode 145 - The Cyberdemic continues; Fighting Open Source Attacks; A More Human Approach

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Note: Don't miss Killing IT Live - January 19th at 9am Pacific - Register now at   Topic 1: The “Cyberdemic” will continue, according to Experian. Record breaking number on cyber breaches. Many elements conspire against us. What can you do? Link:   Topic 2: OpenSource and the internet. Solid code, to a point. Should we have a way to hold someone responsible? Is a "Software Bill of Materials" a good idea or bad idea? Links:   Topic 3: Winning by being human? When cyber criminals are doubling down on AI and expensive programming, perhaps we need to take a lower-tech...

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Episode 144 - Complexity, Transforming the Local Store, and Microsoft's Metaverse show art Episode 144 - Complexity, Transforming the Local Store, and Microsoft's Metaverse

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Note: Don't miss Killing IT Live - January 19th at 9am Pacific - Register now at   Topic 1: Is troubleshooting possible when complicated becomes complex? If no one person can make a technology, can anyone fix it? What does complexity mean for our industry? Will we need to change our troubleshooting practices going forward? Give us your feedback. Link:   Topic 2: Can the corner store get digitally transformed? Here's some good news: The corner store might be your next gold mine! It's actually amazing how few of these shops have made their way into modern technology. This might keep...

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Topic 1: Fake Fake news . . . Birds Aren’t Real Birds Aren’t Real, or Are They? Inside a Gen Z Conspiracy Theory. Links:   Topic 2: China uses American influencers to promote their version of reality Links:     Warning: This page is (oddly) very poorly designed. If your system autoplays, it will play about twenty videos all at once. Topic 3: What to know before you take a job in a hybrid workplace It’s hard to maintain culture. And it’s not a good fit for everyone. Link:   ----- Register NOW for Killing IT Live - January 19th - Register now   ----- Sponsor...

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Episode 142 - Unnecessary Chip Merger, Future Smartphones, and Digital Twins show art Episode 142 - Unnecessary Chip Merger, Future Smartphones, and Digital Twins

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Topic 1: F.T.C. Sues to Stop Blockbuster Chip Deal Between Nvidia and Arm Arm provides technology that other chip makers need. Does this give Nvidia an unfair advantage? And is the merger a completely unnecessary move prompted by the need for investors to show a profit? What is the channel takeaway? Link:   Topic 2: What will smartphones be like in ten years? We actually come to a consensus on this for a variety of reasons. We think we know what phones will look like; we have different ideas about the functionality. Link:   Topic 3: AWS Announces IoT TwinMaker to Accelerate the...

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Episode 141 - China Cyber Warfare, Robots and Humans, Amazon Private 5G show art Episode 141 - China Cyber Warfare, Robots and Humans, Amazon Private 5G

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Topic 1: China mucking around with Iran and Israel China attacks Israel and makes it look like Iran did it. Meanwhile, Iran really is attacking Israel. And now Israel is attacking Irananian fuel supplies and Iran is exposing personal dating profiles of Israelis. It looks like Israel is attacking Iranian train systems, and Iran is attacking Israeli water systems. Attacks against citizens are causing political unrest in both countries. Links:       Topic 2: Robots are not yet smart enough to take most jobs Robots are getting better, but still require lots of human interaction....

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Episode 140 - Apple Privacy, Internet of Ice Cream Things, and Asteroid Armageddon show art Episode 140 - Apple Privacy, Internet of Ice Cream Things, and Asteroid Armageddon

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Topic 1: Apple goes after the NSO Group Apple takes companies to court to prevent them from cracking into Apple phones. This touches on privacy as well as treating huge corporations as nation-states. Science fiction or reality? Links:       Topic 2: McDonald’s and the ice cream machine - update We covered the "right to repair" issue regarding McD's ice cream machines. Now the picture is a lot more complicated. You never know where intrigue can be found. We also touch on the value of service contracts and how that fits in the mix. This might also be the first use of IOICT -...

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Topic 1: New Fad - Work from Work Wednesdays Zooming from the office is what the NYT calls the “Worst of both worlds.”   Topic 2: Apple has killer deals with several State DMVs Apple having states pay for their tech rollout -- how much is their responsibility, when Apple controls the tech?   Topic 3: Electric Vehicles are super hot - including used. Overview   Rivian   Used EVs   -- -- -- Sponsor Note: Cisco Did you know Cisco helps Managed Services Providers directly? Know about the Cisco Partner Program? Focused on helping partners combine managed services...

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Topic 1: Regulations are real in Louisiana.

Now moving to a city and state near you.

Also, check out the new page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3011459202301532 (MSP Regulation and Legislation).


Topic 2:Face-changing technology . . . with a nod to what this means for facial recognition.

And maybe a quick discussion of Pandora’s box. Can we keep the genie in the bottle?

Related Link:
https://gizmodo.com/disneys-developed-movie-quality-face-swapping-technolog-1844202003


Topic 3: Life after the Pandemic . . . Revisit Social Media trying to figure out if (how much) they should limit content ?

Of course we have opinions!