Recovering from the convention

Tonight on GeekNights, we have a discussion on patents during the news bits, but otherwise just babble. Rym has returned from Animazement and we will air his coverage on Wednesday night. In the news, DirectX 10 is a Vista exclusive, and the Fogent patent on JPEG was thrown out. Also, we'd like to give a shoutout to Friday Night Party Line, where Scott recently made an appearance.


Tonight on GeekNights, we talk about how to get started with Linux using Ubuntu. In the news, Lenovo is barred from many US Government uses and the RIAA raided a comic convention.

Worst Week: Consumer Electronics

Tonight on GeekNights, we begin worst week with a look at the worst of consumer electronics. In the news, Skypeout is now free to the US and Canada, and ISPs whine about HD content.

Peer to Peer

Tonight on GeekNights, we touch on some of the history of peer to peer in a very broad sense (mostly to kill time before our big E3 show tomorrow). In the news, VIM 7 and DisplayPort.


Tonight on GeekNights, we consider internet hosting. In the news, Linux's new wireless stack and the Apple virus that wasn't.

Podcasting Panel (Live at Tora-Con 2006)

Tonight on GeekNights, we bring you our live recording of the show we put on at Tora-Con 2006, completely unedited, during which we discuss podcasting. As for the news, web-surfing on the job is semi-protected, and a new camera appears.

Tech Support 101

Tonight on GeekNights, we tell people how to properly receive technical support from friendly geeks. In the news we got nuclear power, MySQL storage engine and The Beatles on mp3.

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