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The JaK Attack! Episode 18.37



Welcome to show number 2018.37!

  • Seems we can’t get through the intro without busting in.
  • Jon is now officially Apple Sheeple. He’s counfounded by the ports on a Macbook Air.
  • The bare minimum any professional should bring to the table is pants. We need pants to work people.
  • 08:00 – Kelly’s Corner
    • eSight is “Vision for the Blind”
    • The Jibo robot is almost cure enough to spend $900 USD on. Almost.
      • Maybe Jibo isn’t a secret spy.
    • We’re GEN-X!! At least Kelly thinks so.
    • And following up the list of these amazing inventions is some really lame stuff.
  • 26:00 – Jon talks about crypto currency and death
    • When we die, who gets our Bitcoins?
    • “Mining” means you get a reward for doing some work for the cypto currency block chain.
    • Full disclosure: we’re not lawyers. Do not take legal advice from us.
    • The block chain will tell us how much currency is out there, and even what wallets it is in, but not who owns the wallets.
    • Crypto currency always has some kind possibility of being recovered whereas destroyed cash does not.
    • Only the big guys can mine new coins now.
  • 43:00 – Shout Outs & Bork Outs
  • 45:00 – Cooperstown News
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The JaK Attack! Episode 18.35



Welcome to show number 2018.35!

  • Jon is overwhelmed with thoughts about 3D printing, self-driving cars, ideas from Seth Stephens-Davidowitz book Everybody Lies
  • Kelly has once again renovated the entire house entirely without Jon’s help
  • She also participated in Argyle Fine Art Gallery’s Pre-Shrunk Show in downtown Halifax
  • 03:35 – Kelly’s Corner
    • Kelly uses cool hipster talk to tell us Eminem “dropped’ a new album
    • Kelly talks about the robotic Somnox pillow
    • She also finds a completely soft, gel-like, 1970s disco, robotic octopus pillow because we all need that, right?
    • Kelly has changed her alignment to our robot overlords now that she sees the uprising coming
  • 20:00 Jon talks mostly about 2D printing
    • Kelly got Jon a Monoprice Mini 3D printer for Christmas
    • Your basic entry-level 3D printing material is 1.75mm “PLA” filament
    • Plastic extrusion manufacturing has been around a long time, but now we peons can afford it!
    • 3D printing is really a hands-on hobbyist tool. It’s not something you can take out of the box, and start printing stuff
    • Jon uses TinkerCAD.com to create things, Cura under WINE (Linux image does not work)to slice designs, and Octoprint to do the actual printing
  • 33:00 – Cooperstown News
    • Jon laughs a little too hard at the story of a man charged in Church arson.
    • Kelly makes the fatal mistake of bringing up the show Black Mirror so Jon sets us straight on what’s wrong with season four
  • Kelly’s Corner
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