Episode 29 - Breaking Computers

  • Episode 29
  • January 12, 2012

On this episode of Robot Overlordz Mike and Matt talk about Cory Doctorow's recent article/speech on the future war against computers by politicians and corporations. Join us as we dig into this issue, which will affect us all. Recorded on 1/10/2012.

 

Episode 28 - Taxing The Net

  • Episode 28
  • January 11, 2012

Following up on our discussion of Best Buy in episode 26, on this episode of Robot Overlordz Mike and Matt talk about the continuing battle over Internet sales tax. Join us as we dig into the current state of this issue and the 3 pending bills at the Federal level that aim to resolve this. Recorded on 1/10/2012.

 

Episode 27 - Hollywood's Broken Windows

  • Episode 27
  • January 10, 2012

On this episode of Robot Overlordz, Mike and Matt talk about Hollywood's efforts to control consumers yet again. Join us as we take a look at the exciting world of windowing and what it means for when you can watch your favorite movies and TV shows. Recorded on 1/7/2012.

 

Episode 26 - Best Buy Deathwatch

  • Episode 26
  • January 9, 2012

On this episode of Robot Overlordz, Mike and Matt talk about the retail joyousness that is Best Buy. Join us as we take a look at how the retail giant has stumbled and may just be on the path previously traveled by Circuit City, Highland Electronics, and others. Recorded on 1/7/2012.

 

Episode 25 - Turn Off The Red Light

  • Episode 25
  • January 6, 2012

On this episode of Robot Overlordz, Mike and Matt talk about the issue of red light cameras, and whether or not they improve safety. Join us as we take a look at how communities around the US are dealing with these issues, including our own hometown, Naperville. Recorded on 1/2/2012.