Egypt vs. The Internet

Tonight on GeekNights, we consider the largely successful attempt of the Egyptian government to cut off the Internet. In the news, complaints about alleged increased spam on Google are largely unfounded, and the Golden Gate Bridge is going all-digital in its toll collection.

The Death of the Personal Computer

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss the death of the personal computer. In the news, we participated yesterday in No Pants Day 2011, and CES happened. Also don't forget that we'll be at MAGFest 9 this weekend!

Tech Predictions 2010-2011

Tonight on GeekNights, we discuss our major technology predictions for the coming year, particularly regarding the iPhone and non-AT&T carriers, the future of the media distribution marketplace, and the slow demise of X Windows. In the news, Stuxnet may have been the cause of real-world damage (though this wouldn't be the first time such a thing happened), and Putin is pushing Linux.

The Technology of Wikileaks

Tonight, after talking a bit about the perils of "Enterprise" software, nevermind Microsoft flopping a bit on Kinect and Windows phone "hacking" and yet another problem presented by the United States' aging infrastructure, we consider the technological concerns of Wikileaks in the wake of the recent diplomatic wire reveal.

We also announce the next GeekNights Book Club selection of Michio Kaku's Hyperspace.

Manned Space Exploration can Wait

Tonight on GeekNights, after being distracted by a bright light, we discuss our opinion on the current state of manned space exploration. In the news, HDCP is broken, and Captcha Ads are definitely on the horizon.

Vanilla Forums with Mark O'Sullivan

Tonight on GeekNights, we have Mark O'Sullivan as our guest on the show to discuss the Vanilla forum software you all know and love. In the news, AMD retires the ATI brand, and ageism seems to rear its ugly head in technology jobs (but against who?).

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