The Dane and The Pain
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Aussie Dane Lars Klint (The Dane) and Alaskan Joel Jackson (The Pain) discuss the world of technology and how it relates to the real world. With a passion for all gadgets, nothing is sacred. Any topic is treated with the same level of curiosity, ignorance and blatant disregard for the Swedish.
||Clean#59 – Joel’s New Phone, Nanotechnology, Loot Boxes and Alien Life on Enceladus||Finding an Easter egg in your turkey? Bonus!! This week, Joel has finally ordered his new phone and is puzzled by modern technology (again). We discuss loot boxes in video games, and whether it constitutes gambling, as well as consider general in-game purchases. We consider nanotechnology that can make fingerprints disappear, before being nice to a Russian billionaire. The Dane and The Pain: Finding the gold at the end of the rainbow since 1956. This New Nanotech Coating Makes Fingerprints Disappear Russian billionaire wants to beat NASA in the search for alien life Are loot boxes ...||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#58 – Guest Shawn Wildermuth, Hello World Film Kickstarter||Have you ever wondered why nursery rimes are only for children? Neither have we. In this week's special episode we invite Shawn Wildermuth into our lair of despair to talk about his latest project: The Hello World Film. This documentary seeks to find the lost developers of non-white male origin, as well as explain what it is that programmers do in a way that makes sense to non-tech people. This week's episode sponsored by the long lost love of the remaining Windows Phones. Hello World Film Kickstarter ...||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#57 – Swimming Pool Chemistry, iPhone X Pros/Cons, Marea High Speed Sub-Sea Cable||Joel's new phone is a masterpiece in quantum mechanics and has the largest rotating pendulum on any mobile device. This week we accidentally talk about chemistry in swimming pools, before trying to decipher the good and bad of the new iPhone X. It is shattering how expensive it is. Pun intended. We also discuss the amazing engineering feat of the new sub-sea Marea high capacity cross-Atlantic internet cable. This week's episode bathed in the Northern Lights of the Alaskan winter. iPhone X Smashed Screen Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius complete the highest-capacity subsea cable to cross the Atlantic Joel's Smartphone ...||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#56 – Joel’s New Phone, Intercultural Emoticons and Doctor Wearables||Halloween has left the vending machine in Joel's basement empty and we are running on empty. Send chocolate. The last Windows Phone user in Alaska is considering the future and you can help choose a new phone for Joel. But which one? We talk about emoticons across cultures and how old we have actually become. Finally Joel has some great ideas about improving doctors' treatment with technology. The Dane & The Pain: Telling people to get off their lawn since 1987. Essential Phone Nokia 8 Scientists Prove Emoticons are not Universally ...||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#55 – Surface Book 2, Cognitive Bias and Telemedical Drones||Finding the equilibrium of Swedish meatballs and Alaskan Vodka has proven harder than expected. In this episode of the show, we delve into the release of the new Surface Book 2 and what that might mean for the mixed reality and the Surface division's future. We talk about being human in a tech world and how our brain has a cognitive bias that both helps and hinders us. And then finally we discuss the future of drones and how they can help. All in this action packed drama that is The Dane & The Pain. Surface Book 2 Cognitive Bias Telemedical Drones ...||10/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#54 – Twilio, Degradable Electronics, Gluon Neural Network and Mobile App Platforms||We have it from reliable sources that much of the Swedish West coast has been taken over by rogue llamas. This episode of the show looks at electronic devices that can disappear on command. Like magic. We also discuss the new joint AI effort from Microsoft and Amazon, called the Gluon network. And then finally a healthy discussion on the state of the mobile platforms and apps to with them. Are we looking at more change than we thought? This episode recorded in a time machine built by Joel's cat. Twilio Electronic devices that can degrade and physically disappear on demand Amazon ...||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#53 – Life Cycle for Tech Products, Plant Trees by Searching and Joel the Politician||We have had more chocolate today than we should, and now we can get up. This episode of the show votes for Joel Jackson as the next Alaskan Bear Ambassador. We discuss the rise and fall of consumer products, starting with Microsoft Groove, how social media can beat up the news and whether bricks and morter businesses are the future. We also discover a new search engine that makes the world a better place. The Dane and the Pain, feeding the poor with mental sugar since 1974. Orthogonal Pivots Microsoft axes Groove Music service Ecosia Search Engine Joel Jackson files for Ketchikan Borough ...||10/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#25 – Consumer Tech Identifying Skin Cancer, Sleep Patterns and Acronyms of the Future (encore)||Welcome back to the kindergarten that is the Dane and the Pain. Who would have thought we would make to 25 shows without being shut down for having too good jokes. This time we discuss how consumer tech can help detect skin cancer, we investigate if sleep patterns really have an influence on how you function and then we shoot the breeze on acronyms of the future. With Alaskan icicles and alternative facts. Skin deep ...||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#52 – Security Robots, Pluralsight Live and AI Skills Assessment||The magic mountain is erupting and Lars finds his soul again. in this bite sized episode of the Dane & the pain Lars is on the same continent as Joel and horror ensues. We talk security robots, learning with Pluralsight and much more. This episode sponsored by the Atlanta quiltwork society. Knightscope Pluralsight ...||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#51 – iPhone X, Reversible Computing, Saildrones and China’s Quantum Satellite||There are no more cookies left at gramma's house and Joel is getting cranky. This week on the show we investigate if Moore's law is coming to an end, and what one surprising solution might be. We discuss autonomous sailing drones, before being dubious of the unhackable chinese quantum satellite. With tiny little mince pies and superb attention to detail. The Future of Computing Depends on Making It Reversible Saildrone China uses a quantum satellite to transmit potentially ...||9/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|