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We've released 3 episodes about Internet of Things:

095: Track & trace this

In this episode we take a look at some of the controversy around app-based contact-tracing to identify possible COVID-19 infections. Conversation begins around a quote from the BBC panel show Have I Got News for You.

Clip used is from season 59 episode 6 of Have I Got News for You, first aired in the UK on BBC One on 7th May 2020.

014: Internet all the Things!

We discuss how lives are becoming more internet connected, the history and hype around ‘smart homes’, and generally demystify the Internet of Things. Further reading: Intro/outro music: JACKS – Runaway Fashion

002: How could we forget Cortana?

Jalada and Sefran discuss voice-activated home assistants. We have a chat about what they are, how they work, and where we think the technology is going in the future. Intro & outro music: JACKS - Runaway Fashion *Links are affiliate links. Proceeds go towards helping out OctalFM.

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