Tonight on GeekNights, we talk a bit about the basics of 802.11a, b, g, n, and so forth. In the news, eyewitnesses are unreliable, and SCOTUS weakens patents a bit.

Linux Package Management

Tonight on GeekNights we attempt to teach you about how software is installed on Linux systems. In the news, Intel really did lower the prices and DirectX 10 might work on Windows XP.

AMD and Intel: CPUs Through the Years

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk a bit about the history of computer processors from a purely consumer perspective, leaving out most of the deeper tech. In the news, DVORAK is lame, and DRM is coming to Flash.

DNS in Simple Terms

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss how DNS functions in simple terms. In the news, AACS has had its first key revocation, and Gaim has been renamed Pidgin.

April Fools Day on the Internet

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk a bit about April Fool's Day. In the news, ICANN rejects .xxx again, and Ribena was advertised falsely.


Tonight on GeekNights, we explain the basics of encryption. In the news, Hans Reiser pleads "not guilty," and Apple TV.

Version Control

Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about Version Control Systems, such as CVS or Subversion, in fairly nontechnical terms. In the news, we have a crazy lady and an interesting use of patents.

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