05.08.21

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TechBytes Episode 91: End of Privacy and End of Windows 10X

Posted in TechBytes at 6:39 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

TechBytes 2021

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Summary: Tim and Roy produce their 2nd audiocast since TechBytes returned

In this episode: Roy and Tim (TechBytes hosts)

Show notes 08/05/2021 (by Tim)


In today’s show we focus on privacy, talking mainly on the subject of social media, we ponder the questions of what is this data being used for and by whom and also speak on the VPN and how vigilance is still required.

We look into the wider implications of privacy, Google services, working from home and ways that you can protect your privacy/data.

The appeal/lure of social media comes up and we consider promoted/paid-for # (hash) tags.

Should you be held accountable for things that were acceptable in the past but not in the present? We talk about this in relation to cancel culture and the wider implications.

We briefly cover Microsoft and talk about the future of Windows, including Windows 10X being apparently discontinued.

Tim covers a very affordable USB HDMI capture device and the topic of cheap technology is briefly covered.

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