Home Gadget Geeks

Fitbit Challenge, Lawn Robot Phase One, Drobo Update and Email – HGG371

 On this episode, we look at how Jim is using the Fitbit Challenge to up this fitness ; We also look at phase one of the new robot lawnmower project and discuss the merger that has effected ; We also cover email from listeners So join Jim Collison / @jcollison for show #371 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network
Continue Reading »
Cyber Frontiers

AI In Everyday Life: Is It Ready for the Limelight? – CF048

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian is joined by Jim to discuss common AI applications influencing everyday life. We take a look at the latest learning technology in discerning fake news, facial recognition at airports, and driverless cars in the Uber and Lyft fleets. We weigh in on what empirical methods are available for validating these use cases in AI, and the socioeconomic impacts that these technologies will create for the average guy in the next five to ten years.
Continue Reading »
Cyber Frontiers

Highlights from DEFCON 26 – CF047

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim get together to talk about the highlights from DEFCON 26. We dive deep into how voicemails and SMS-unlocks are being used to bypass two-factor authentication on common technology platforms — and how simple attack surfaces are exploited to turn the old tech of voicemails into eye-candy for attackers. We also review the hardware and application based mechanisms used to avoid some of these commonly exploited vectors.
Continue Reading »