Episode 44 - Bill's Excellent Download

  • Episode 44
  • February 13, 2014

Back with another movie review, this time we take a look at Downloaded, a great documentary on one of the originals of the Internet, Napster. And surprise, the director of this stellar documentary is none other than the very excellent Bill S. Preston Esquire himself, Mr. Alex Winter (from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure). Recorded on 2/2/2014.

 

Episode 43 - Breaking The Net... Again?!?

  • Episode 43
  • February 11, 2014

The FCC got handed a defeat by the US Circuit Court, in favor of telecom Verizon. What does this decision mean for the future of the Internet? This is it, people... the Big One. The Main Event. The future of the greatest invention that humankind has yet created is at stake. Recorded on 2/2/2014.

 

Episode 42 - Targeted!!

  • Episode 42
  • February 6, 2014

On this episode of Robot Overlordz, we take a look at the recent hack of Target (and other retailers) POS systems. What can you do to protect yourself? How scared of identity theft should you really be? Does this latest wave of hacks that have been in the news actually affect you? Recorded on 1/29/2014.

 

Episode 41 - Facing The Book

  • Episode 41
  • February 4, 2014

Is Facebook's rise (and predicted fall) the same as the way a disease spreads? Are teens abandoning Facebook? Why should you stay (or leave) the current reigning champion social network? We take a look at the future of social networking. Recorded on 1/26/2014.

 

Episode 40 - Nintendo Deathwatch?

  • Episode 40
  • January 30, 2014

On this episode of Robot Overlordz, we look at Nintendo's recent woes surrounding the Wii U, and the changing competitive landscape of the video game console market. Includes some excellent sources and analysis from Wired, TechCrunch and IGN. Recorded on 1/25/2014.