PTJ 375: AI Heats Up

El Kaiser and J.D. discuss the Humane AI pin’s public release and its flameout with critics and consumers. But there’s no slowing the wave of AI-enhanced products hurtling into the world, so this week’s episode ponders just a few of them — and the impact on life as we know it at the moment. All … Continue reading PTJ 375: AI Heats Up

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PTJ 374: BADGE IN

On this episode of Pop Tech Jam, El Kaiser shares his love for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. J.D. keeps the Trek vibe going with a short news roundup that includes a report on Humane’s new $700 wearable AI pin that brings to mind a Next Generation communicator badge — with a whole lot of … Continue reading PTJ 374: BADGE IN

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PTJ 373: THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF ROBO-WEEBLE

On this week’s extra=chatty episode of Pop Tech Jam, El Kaiser and J.D. discuss the New York Police Department’s new security robot on patrol in Times Square, as well as new artificial voice technology, iOS 17, sassy chatbots, the end of the Netflix DVDs and much more. Order yourself up a pizza and have a … Continue reading PTJ 373: THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF ROBO-WEEBLE

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PTJ 372: Nothin’ But Bluesky Do I See

El Kaiser and J.D. discuss life after the Bird-Themed Microblogging-Service-Turned-24th-Letter-Of-The-Alphabet platform, as well as reviews of the new biography of said platform’s owner. Also in the news: A big cyberattack in Las Vegas, cable spats and a possible preview of interoperability in messaging platforms. All this and more as we prepare for Audio Interface October … Continue reading PTJ 372: Nothin’ But Bluesky Do I See

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PTJ 371: RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES

As August winds down and product announcements are scarce, El Kaiser dives into Season 1 of Only Murders in the Building for a properly depicted New York City apartment-living experience. In the meantime, J.D. reads up on the latest in drones ‘n’ cloud headlines, as well as news of the continuing nostalgia for the Atari … Continue reading PTJ 371: RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES

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PTJ 370: SPACE WARS AND MOON BASES

Which is better — paying big bucks for the in-theater movie experience, or waiting a couple months and watching the flick at home? Are streaming services jacking their monthly prices too high for the average consumer? What’s with all this renewed global interest in the Moon and what’s going on with our Mars missions? And: … Continue reading PTJ 370: SPACE WARS AND MOON BASES

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PTJ 369: Think Pink

On this episode of Pop Tech Jam, El Kaiser shares his love of My Hero Academia and open-backed headphones for audio-mixing. Meanwhile, J.D. goes to a movie theater for the first time since 2019 to observe the fuss over the Barbie movie — a film that seems to be outperforming both Tom Cruise and Harrison … Continue reading PTJ 369: Think Pink

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PTJ 368: “Quadio! Hie thee hither to Threads!”

On this episode of Pop Tech Jam, El Kaiser and J. D. discuss the potential impact of the current writers’ and actors’ strikes on the entertainment industry, as well as the emergence of Threads as a challenge to Twitter in the micro-blogging Thunderdome. And, ever the sonic connoisseur, El Kaiser also explores the modern-era revival … Continue reading PTJ 368: “Quadio! Hie thee hither to Threads!”

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PTJ 367: Sounding Off!

On this week’s episode, El Kaiser and J.D. ruminate on flimsy smartphones and even flimsier superhero movies. And El Kaiser offers advice to a PTJ listener about finding an affordable microphone for podcasting at home. Links to Things We Mentioned in the Episode:• Shure Microphones• Yeti Microphones• RIP to my Pixel Fold: Dead after four … Continue reading PTJ 367: Sounding Off!

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PTJ 366: The Return of Pop Tech Jam

After a year trapped in The Joker’s lair, El Kaiser and J.D. staged a daring escape through Gotham’s subway tunnels …oh, never mind. After a year of life events and work schedules GETTING IN THE WAY OF THINGS, El Kaiser and J.D. are back with some thoughts on recent developments in the technology and pop-culture … Continue reading PTJ 366: The Return of Pop Tech Jam

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