Show #33 | Snowden’s Rogue Drone

Show #31 | Bitcoin 2013

http://portforwardpodcast.com/show-31-bitcoin-2013/
Coverage of Bitoin 2013 conference hash tag: #bitcoin2013.

ASIC miner

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Show #30 | ASIC Powered Floating Island

http://portforwardpodcast.com/show-30-asic-powered-floating-island/
Special guest David Sykora!
This week we talk hardware, BitCoin, LiteCoin, Asic Miners, Routers, Peace Corps and more!

Ben’s Blanket Fort:

Merrick gets upset about doors:


Ben and David's Robot!!


Ben’s video with stolen robot parts. (there’s also another video on that same channel)

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Show #27 | CPU_SLOW

We bring you the latest buzz surrounding node.js and some history. Also the WebStorm editor which works great with node!

  • Special thanks to David Sykora for redesigning our site!
  • Tool: http://www.jetbrains.com/webstorm/ also get the node.js plugin.
  • Ben hacks objective c iOS display code for iPhone 5
  • Sam recomends Battery Case: http://www.lenmar.com/Uploads/File/landing-pages/index.html
  • Node.js
  • Ben recording with iPhone5 and has trouble again
  • Merrick talks about node.js including: The conception of node by Ryan Dahl (creator of NodeJS): http://elegantcode.com/2012/02/06/solving-the-upload-progress-bar-problemthe-history-of-node-js/
  • NODE: What first got Ryan excited about server side stuff was him seeing his first upload progress bar, he was like WTFOMGBBQ.
  • NODE: Ryan’s first ever demo was presenting his early version of node running a IRC server at JSConf in Berlin, the demo gods taunted him, and he considered fleeing, but also got lucky, and had demo win, people in the audience connected to his simple server, were chatting and then saw it was all from the 400 lines of JS running server-side.
  • NODE: Joyent (PaaS, IaaS) was in the audience and was like hey we want to build out our infrastructure on this, and Ryan was like well you prob shouldn’t… & they were like, no come to work for us, we’ll pay you to build it.
  • EC2 AMI for Merrick’s Node dev server (AMI: ubuntu/images/ebs/ubuntu-precise-12.04-amd64-server-20121001 (ami-3d4ff254))
  • Node dev server setup walkthrough coming next show!
  • Non blocking on iOS and in general (scheduling) (Blocks)
  • Cloud 9 IDE runs on node.js
  • Indie game the movie
  • Humble Indie Bundle
  • Fez gaming demo
  • Cube World Demo
  • Sam rants against windows 8 after reviewing with a laptop from the stoneage.
  • Sam’s horrible skype flags: CPU_SLOW CALL_BW_LOW
  • Microsoft Is Fast Turning Into A Sideshow
  • US Military spends $617 on Windows 8
  • Epic router: Dark Knight
  • http://www.pfsense.org/
  • Indie Devs Google +

Recorded on January 12th, 2013.
Tripple O.G. Nerd
Music: Omnia, Ira – The Fusion (Original Mix)

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Show #26 | Whisper Tap

This week Ben and Merrick interview Michael Dominic and ask him all the hard questions.

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Show #20 | Put Your Node.js V8 Hash Tables in my Ear-Hole

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Next in our interview series, we speak with special guest Josh Gillies (@JoshGillies).

Feedback:

  • Mixes by @e_knudsen: Soundcloud.com/dj-e-ray
  • @keeganjacobson you guys are awesome! He runs ubuntu 11.10 has a nexus and test drives CM9

Topics:

Show #9.1 | More Keyboards than you can type on

We have Merrick back on the show for a Keyboard filled episode!  This week:

- Listener feedback
- Using a catch-all email to prevent spam
- Duke Nukem Forever!
http://venturebeat.com/2011/06/13/duke-nukem-forever-sucks/
- Our stories about the day we first learned alt+tab
Das Keyboard (blank keys)
- Sony security / PR debacle
http://hassonybeenhackedthisweek.com/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/07/lulzsec-sony-and-the-rise_n_872814.html
- Follow-up to audio QR code, “Manchester Encoding” a type of “Line Code” which will allow you to have multiple 0’s or 1’s in a row no problem:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_code
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchester_encoding
- ProBoolean in 3ds Max
- Follow-up on VIN numbers being stored in car.  “Fuse Burning” chips.  FPGA’s.
ASIC = Application Specific Integrated Circuit
- Ad-Hoc WiFi, Sam and Ben tested it

 

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