Leo Laporte, The Tech Guy

Nov 20th 2022

The Tech Guy 1946

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Quality Dash Cams, Mastodon HTML Verification, MacBook Air Docking Stations
Records live weekends at 2:06pm Eastern / 11:06am Pacific / 19:06 UTC.
Category: Help & How To

Waymo's driverless rides in San Francisco, Elon Musk's possible intentions for Twitter's quality, searching for a good dash cam, verifying links on Mastodon, next steps when an iMac starts up slow, buying a docking station for a MacBook Air, and more! Plus, hanging out with Sam, Chris, and Rod!

  • Alphabet's Waymo recently got San Francisco's permission to provide driverless rides around the city. Waymo can't charge for those rides, though. 
  • Tech companies continue to lay off many employees that they originally hired during their pandemic growth.
  • Twitter is a disaster right now, but Elon Musk may be intentionally driving it into the ground in order to get out of his unwanted situation.
  • What is a good dash cam, other than Owlcam, for keeping track of car accidents? 
  • Sam Abuelsamid describes Waymo & Geely's upcoming "transportation-as-a-service" electric vehicle.
  • How can I properly verify myself on Mastodon via the HTML it asks me to paste?
  • If my 2017 iMac is slow to start up, should I completely erase the drive, ask for a repair, or look for a new Mac?
  • Ben is building a Linux-from-scratch install and Leo is very impressed!
  • Chris Marquardt chats about Lexica, DreamBooth, Astria, and AI Painter.
  • What's a great docking station for an M1 MacBook Air in order to avoid dongle life? 
  • When moving to another country, how do I transport my financial stuff securely and efficiently?
  • What is the future of cryptocurrency and regulation after this recent FTX fiasco?
  • Rod Pyle talks about the Artemis 1 launch.
  • What kind of laptop specs should be sufficient for editing hi-res 4K video?

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