Leo Laporte - The Tech Guy: 1946

Ask The Tech Guys (Audio)

20-11-2022 • 2 hrs 37 mins

Waymo's driverless rides in San Francisco, Elon Musk's possible intentions for Twitter's quality, searching for a good dash cam, verifying links on Mastodon, next steps when an iMac starts up slow, buying a docking station for a MacBook Air, and more! Plus, hanging out with Sam, Chris, and Rod!

  • Alphabet's Waymo recently got San Francisco's permission to provide driverless rides around the city. Waymo can't charge for those rides, though.
  • Tech companies continue to lay off many employees that they originally hired during their pandemic growth.
  • Twitter is a disaster right now, but Elon Musk may be intentionally driving it into the ground in order to get out of his unwanted situation.
  • What is a good dash cam, other than Owlcam, for keeping track of car accidents?
  • Sam Abuelsamid describes Waymo & Geely's upcoming "transportation-as-a-service" electric vehicle.
  • How can I properly verify myself on Mastodon via the HTML it asks me to paste?
  • If my 2017 iMac is slow to start up, should I completely erase the drive, ask for a repair, or look for a new Mac?
  • Ben is building a Linux-from-scratch install and Leo is very impressed!
  • Chris Marquardt chats about Lexica, DreamBooth, Astria, and AI Painter.
  • What's a great docking station for an M1 MacBook Air in order to avoid dongle life?
  • When moving to another country, how do I transport my financial stuff securely and efficiently?
  • What is the future of cryptocurrency and regulation after this recent FTX fiasco?
  • Rod Pyle talks about the Artemis 1 launch.
  • What kind of laptop specs should be sufficient for editing hi-res 4K video?

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle

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