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Talk Nerdy to Me

Talk Nerdy to Me
  1. Author: UITS
  2. Number of episodes: 26
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A conversation about IT at IU, from infinity and beyond.

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Talk Nerdy to Me

  Name Time Artist/Performer Release Date Description Author Language  
1.Ep. 25: The summer of Google00:35:32IT Communications Office6/1/2016Nokia returns to smartphone market with Android Google takes on messaging apps & virtual assistance, Just the tip: Google@IU partnership, Microsoft works on new Windows Phone tech, Microsoft lays off hundreds of Windows Phone employees, Apple Wallet could expand to drivers licensesUITSEnglishDownload
2.Ep. 24: Smart contact lenses & the eagle-drone battle00:31:02IT Communications Office4/15/2016Elon Musk: Monster April with SpaceX and Tesla Model 3; European drone play: Dutch eagles trained to attack DJI drones and Europe uses DJI drones for emergency missions; Smart contact lenses: Samsung contact lenses and the AR market; WhatsApp: end-to-end encryption rolled out to 1 billion users; the Silicon Valley exodus and the lack of firemenUITSEnglishDownload
3.Ep. 23: #RIPTwitter & the rise of Alphabet00:30:38IT Communications Office2/17/2016Twitter rolls out new algorithmic timeline; Google Alphabet unseats Apple as most valuable in world;’s Singles in America survey & the power of data; Just the Tip with Ross Wilkerson; Sad trombones: Facebook Free Basics banned in India and Disney on defensive with ESPNUITSEnglishDownload
4.Ep. 22: CES, wearables, & the drone empire00:31:19IT Communications Office1/19/2016CES 2016: Chevy Bolt and Faraday Future FFZero1; wearables finally get a purpose with devices such as WiseWear smart jewelry, L'Oreal My UV Patch, Owlet smart baby sock, OhMiBod Lovelife krush; CES' Unmanned Marketplace, Lily Robotics drone, and upcoming models; Nest goes offline with software bug; Peach, social media app for iOS; Fitbit stock is collapsingUITSEnglishDownload
5.Ep. 21: Looking beyond the Surface (Book)00:36:26IT Communications Office11/11/2015Microsoft: Surface Book, Surface 4, Band 2; Understanding Wi-Fi at IU; Hacking: Why China targeted Anthem BC/BS; Wearable tech: MasterCard partners with fashion designer; Business: Smartphone sales stalling worldwide; Tech triumph: Airpaper, the Comcast cancelation serviceUITSEnglishDownload
6.Ep. 20: So long, OneStart. Hello, Google Alphabet00:42:35IT Communications Office10/13/2015Indiana University: OneStart retirement; Google Alphabet; Nexus 5X and 6P; Apple announcements: iPhone 6S/6S+ sales, iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, iOS 9 problems and Watch 0S2; Keurig for soda/drinks; Sprint budget cuts; campus rumors on iPhone theftsUITSEnglishDownload
7.Ep. 19: Wearables, Windows 10, & the whys of a hack00:32:01IT Communications Office9/8/2015Experiences with the Apple Watch and Moto 360, Samsung Gear S2 and what's to come in wearables, Windows 10 tips for the IU community, the whys of the Ashley Madison hack, the Keurig for cocktails, Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 design blunder, and LG's profit margins last quarter.UITSEnglishDownload
8.Ep. 18: What is IU's Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative?00:36:49IT Communications Office9/8/2015Episode 18 is all about one thing: IU's Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative. IU's libraries and archives hold more than 100 years of unique and rare time-based media. MDPI is working to make sure these historical and cultural recordings are saved and made accessible for future study.UITSEnglishDownload
9.Ep. 17: GreekRide: Tech & the student startup00:39:21IT Communications Office9/8/2015Indiana University student Liam Bolling, joins Talk Nerdy to talk about his startup company, GreekRide—a ride-management app for fraternities and sororities. Other topics include: cutting the cable cord, Meerkat & Periscope, Facebook's latest: News partnerships and Messenger; Elon Musk announces self-driving Teslas; Apple's response to unauthorized Steve Jobs bioUITSEnglishDownload
10.Ep. 16: Is a digital dark age upon us?00:26:14IT Communications Office9/8/2015Revisiting net neutrality; Vint Cerf’s warning of a digital dark age; Google ChromecastUITSEnglishDownload
11.Ep. 15: Google: A Love-Fear Relationship00:35:07IT Communications Office9/8/2015FCC redefines broadband; Google takes over all the things (wireless, SpaceX, fiber); Elon Musk donates to keep AI from killing us; Luna Sleep mattress cover; two-factor authentication at IU; Joe goes to CES; Windows drops Windows Phone nameUITSEnglishDownload
12.Ep. 14: What is net neutrality?00:33:30IT Communications Office9/8/2015The Interview and online movie distribution; China blocks Gmail access; Bank of England uses social media trends to set interest rates; Apple regains mobile market share; Xiaomi rips off Apple designs and doesn't get sued; setting up mobile devices for IU services; trying to understand net neutralityUITSEnglishDownload
13.Episode 13: The Average Joe's Guide to Buying a Computer00:28:48IT Communications Office12/7/2014Nokia N1 tablet and reversible USB cords, Snapchat Snapcash and Square, New York City to replace 10,000 payphones with free Wi-Fi pylons, Google and Facebook to come to the workplace, the average Joe's guide to buying a computerUITSEnglishDownload
14.Episode 12: Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?00:32:42IT Communications Office11/23/2014Nerding out on: Apple Pay, Super Smash Bros/Gaming, Elon Musk on artificial intelligence, IU to retire Webmail and Imail, Amazon Fire Phone, Electronics For Imaging fined for bad ethics.UITSEnglishDownload
15.Episode 11: Support, Tech, & Smartwatches: A Student's Guide00:32:45IT Communications Office9/8/2014Moto 360; smart watches; Google Chrome to start flagging misleading downloads; Google Voice Search/Google Now to handle multiple languages; UITS STudent OUtreach; UITS Support Center; IU Secure; One.IU; Canvas; OneStart; Oncourse; mobile printing;; Facebook to add satire tagUITSEnglishDownload
16.Episode 10: Cosplay for your life00:25:30IT Communications Office5/6/2014Cosplay at IU Geek Week; Vic Gundotra and the future of Google+; ATT to buy DirecTV; Sony's falling profits; Snapchat update, Amazon smartphone; Heartbleed at IU; ATT bringing VOIP to LTE; Oculus Rift helps dying grandmother walkUITSEnglishDownload
17.Episode 9: For the love of Bitcoin00:40:12IT Communications Office4/8/2014The nerds talk about: Bitcoin; Facebook buys Oculus VR; Google Glass partners with Luxxotica, Oakley, Ray-Ban; Samsung Galaxy S5 4K camera; LG smart light alarm clock; Belkin Folio bluetooth keyboard for iPad Mini 2; Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto; Alicia Keyes runs with iPad;;;;
18.Episode 8: Robot Overlords? Not so fast.00:49:01IT Communications Office3/2/2014Join the nerds for a chat about: Microsoft Office for iPad, Samsung Galaxy S5, Belkin Qod, iPad Air & Mini, Oculus Rift, Bitcoin, Cosmos TV with the IU Astronomy Club, IU roboticist Anna Eilering, DARPA challenge, Team DRC Hubo, Robopuppet, and Google's robot buying binge.UITSEnglishDownload
19.Episode 7: Kind of Exciting & Kind of Expensive00:33:20IT Communications Office2/2/2014Cool Leaf buttonless keyboard, Google Nexus 7, Dell Inspiron 15 No-Touch Windows 8, Facebook Princeton study,, candy crush saga, Samsung sales, Windows sales, sustainability, green ITUITSEnglishDownload
20.Episode 6: Game On segment (extended)00:36:17IT Communications Office1/14/2014future of gamification in higher ed, game mechanics, higher ed, Intellagirl, WoW, World of Warcraft, Second Life, virtual worldsUITSEnglishDownload
21.Episode 6: Don't Come to Class Naked00:30:04IT Communications Office1/14/2014Intro; Utility belt: Dell Venue 7 and Nexus 7 tablets; Discussion: CES 2014, 4K TVs, wearable tech, Xbox One; Game On!: future of gamification in higher ed with Sarah Smith-Robbins and Brian Hawkins; Just the Tip with the UITS Support Center: Spring semester tech support tips; Contact infoUITSEnglishDownload
22.Episode 5: Always Learning00:36:37IT Communications Office11/25/2013Statewide IT Conference, Game On student event, Google Glass, UITS Support CenterUITSEnglishDownload
23.Episode 4: Lemme Google Glass That For Ya01:06:08IT Communications Office7/13/2013Nerding out over: Google Glass, iOS 7, Bloominglabs, Maker space, hacker space, Kay Connolly, CLEARHealth, healthcare, technology, whole disc encryptionUITSEnglishDownload
24.Episode 3: The Chaptering01:06:10IT Communications Office6/5/2013Android PC stick, HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4, iOS, Android, Windows, iPhone, SwiftKey, drama shot, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo, Women in IT, UITS Support Center tech tip, IU email, sad trombone, Facebook Home, HTC First, twitter, @talknerdyiu, chapters,, nerdy@iu.eduUITSEnglishDownload
25.Episode 2: Bigger, Redder, Faster, More01:10:48IT Communications Office5/2/2013Big Red II one petaFLOPS supercomputer, Indiana University, Logitech touch mouse T620, HTC First, Facebook Home, Jawbone Up, Finkbeiner Test, Google Glass, Marissa Meyer, Xbox always-on, console and PC game sequels, thunderdome, utility belt, women in information technology, IT, geekUITSEnglishDownload
26.Episode 1: Maiden Voyage00:40:22IT Communications Office4/3/2013Meet your hosts, CIB tech showcase and hot gadgets under $200, how gaming changes lives, Blackberry Z10, cell phone use in classrooms, brief history of women in IT, UITS Support Center tipUITSEnglishDownload