The Drill Down 321: The Bleeding Heart of the Net (preview)

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This week, the heart of internet security is bleeding, stock traders game the system, a Twitter to destabilize Cuba, Game of Thrones pushes piracy to a new high, & are we at 3D printing’s tipping point? All this and more…

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Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan. Occasionally joining them is Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor.

The Drill Down 297: The Face Behind The Voice Behind The App (preview)

Susan Bennett - Original Voice of Siri

This week, The Onion Router foils the NSA, the real voice of Siri is found, Nest reboots the smoke detector, and can you outrun a robot wildcat?

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Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor. Occasionally joining them is Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan.

The Drill Down 276: Through a Glass, Darkly (preview)

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Google Glass gets skewered, tons of gaming news, FBI’s plan to wiretap web users, iOS 7 goes flat, Facebook & SMS lose millions of users, the world’s 1st 3D printed gun, and a man who quit the ‘Net for a year (and lived to tell about it)…

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.

Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor. Occasionally joining them is Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan.

The Drill Down 251: Home Maker, Lawbreaker? (preview)

If you could print your own gun, would you? Should you be allowed to? This week, we get into the legal & copyright morass associated with the untamed frontier that is desktop 3D printing.

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Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), VentureBeat editor Devindra Hardawar, marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor. Occasionally joining them is Techmeme editor Lidija Davis.

3D Piracy: Printing, Artists, and the Economy

The following is a guest post.

3D piracy will change everything about our world, especially if (or rather, when) the technology is developed that will allow average consumers the ability to print from their home, using a variety of materials. Not only can those with access to 3D printers already download files from the internet and simply “print” it out on their machine, but the technology is now available which allows 3D printers to simply scan an object and then replicate it. Although the material that 3D printers can use is limited for now, the types of materials that can be used in printing has grown enormously in recent years, and continues to expand at an astounding rate. Not too long ago 3D printers, or additive manufacturers, could only create products using plastics. Today however, the materials that can be used has already expanded to several metals, including aluminum, and titanium. The quick expansion of 3D technology doubtless means that in the near future users will be able to “copy” everything from LEVI jeans to battery parts and even weapon components.

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Why Hollywood’s Criminalization of Filesharers Won’t Reduce Piracy (& What Will)

The following is a guest post

Piracy, whether it be movies or music, has become a huge issue over the course of the past decade, especially since broadband has meant that more people have access to high–speed connections.

This has led to a pretty ridiculous trend of powerful Hollywood conglomerates chasing individuals through courts in expensive civil cases, whilst also forcing international governments to make downloading a crime. Whilst piracy is of course stealing, many consumers just don’t view it that way, especially the younger generation who have been brought up to expect content to be available to them ‘on-tap’. Continue reading

The Drill Down 141 – Killswitch Engage?

The Drill Down crew are joined by Devindra Hardawar (of VentureBeat and his own Symbiotek Podcast) to discuss the proposed bill to allow the President to shut off the internet, record breaking pre-orders for the iPhone4, iPhone reception problems, record breaking iPad sales (and the effect that’s had on the Kindle), Google Voice for everyone, “Piracy is Theft,” says VP Joe Biden, and Jimmy Kimmel proves the show must go on!

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