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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

Location:

Atlanta, GA

Networks:

HowStuffWorks

Description:

TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

Language:

English

Contact:

HowStuffWorks.com One Capital City Plaza 3350 Peachtree Road, Suite 1500 Atlanta, GA 30326 404-760-4729


Episodes

Magic Leap and the Big Fall

7/6/2020
It started off as an incredible project that promised to bring science fiction into science fact. But years later, the company Magic Leap struggles to stay afloat. What happened? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:58

Introducing Back to Biz with Katie and Boz

7/4/2020
How will the pandemic change the way we work, go to school, go out, travel, and experience the world? In this new limited series, co-hosts Katie Couric and Bozoma Saint John set out to understand how this unprecedented moment will change our future. In weekly episodes, Katie and Boz interview CEOs, innovators and thought leaders in industries from tech and media to education and entertainment to fashion and sports, to find out how they are adjusting to — and innovating in —this new world...

Duration:00:02:03

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Watches Independence Day

7/3/2020
How well does the film treat science and technology in Independence Day? What are the big goofs committed in the movie? How realistic is the plan to defeat the aliens? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:18:03

It's All Relative

7/1/2020
How do the theories of special relativity and general relativity apply to satellites? Why is the speed of light constant, but time and distance are not? We get all Einstein up in here! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:31

TechStuff to Major Tom

6/29/2020
How do satellite communications work? What's the difference between megahertz and megabits? We learn about the tech of communication satellites. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:15

TechStuff Classic: The WikiLeaks Story

6/26/2020
How did WikiLeaks get started? What is the purpose of WikiLeaks? What are some of the controversies WikiLeaks has been in? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:01:43

The 12th Anniversary Spectacular

6/24/2020
Jonathan looks back on some of the biggest tech stories since TechStuff first launched. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:06

TechStuff Steps Out of the Limelight

6/22/2020
In our continuing exploration of stage and film lighting, we learn how technology would shape how our entertainment is created and presented and what the heck a gaffer is. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:53:51

TechStuff Classic: Get Your Podcast To Mars!

6/19/2020
What is the Mars One project? Why is it a one-way ticket to Mars? What are the qualifications for Mars One? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:54:39

Lights, TechStuff, Action!

6/17/2020
From the stage to the silver screen, we look at how lighting has played an intrinsic role in shaping our perception of entertainment. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:53:10

TechStuff Flashback: The Scary World of EVMs Part Two

6/15/2020
In the conclusion of this two-part series about electronic voting machines, Ben Bowlin joins the show to talk about all the challenges that come along with trying to modernize the democratic process. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:53:50

TechStuff Classic: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Superconductor

6/12/2020
What are superconductors? What is electrical resistance? How can superconductors levitate? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:58:44

TechStuff Flashback: The Scary World of EVMs Part One

6/10/2020
It's an election year in the United States, which means it's a good time to revisit this 2016 episode about electronic voting machines. Ben Bowlin joins the show to talk about the tech and challenges associated with electronic voting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:02:23

Web Spider Is Our Hero

6/8/2020
What is a web spider? You don't have to leave a message and we'll call you back, we'll explain in this episode what web spiders are and how they work. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:52:31

TechStuff Classic: The Electronic Arts Story- Part Two

6/5/2020
How did the company change after the departure of Trip Hawkins? What were some of the other companies EA acquired? Why did EA win the Worst Company of the Year twice? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:09:18

Thinking is Critical

6/3/2020
It's time for another critical thinking episode! We are flooded with information and not all of it is reliable. Let's talk about developing the skills to think critically and separate the good data from the bad. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:49:52

TechStuff In Front of a Green Screen

6/1/2020
Where did green screen technology come from? How does it work? From the dawn of cinema to the latest Zoom meeting, we take a look at the tech that lets us combine different images into a single film or video. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:51:09

TechStuff Classic: The Electronic Arts Story: Part One

5/29/2020
Who is the founder of Electronic Arts? What was the company's philosophy about making games? Why did the founder leave the company? Tune in to learn more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:02

The Deal With Steel

5/27/2020
There are lots of different kinds of steel. In this episode, we demystify steel, talk about the different classifications and what makes them different from one another. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:46:55

One Stuff of Iron, The Other of Steel

5/25/2020
What makes iron different from steel? How are they made? In this episode, we explore the history of iron and steel. It's heavy metal! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:19