This Week in Tech

Jun 27th 2005

This Week in Tech 11

Episode 11 is Up

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Episode 11 is here - in all its raw and barely edited glory. Enjoy!
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  • Jessica Corbin checks in and talks about her Fempire and upcoming TV show on WE: Wing Woman and gives Roger some dating tips
  • We get our first Pypal chargeback for "non-delivery of merchandise"
  • Nvidia ships the new 7800GTX video card for $600
  • Jack Kilby, inventer of the integrated circuit, passes away
  • Sunnyvale get its traffic lights hacked
  • When did passwords enter our lives? And how many passwords do you have?
  • 13-year-old girl studies Playstation thumb
  • Gettin' Lasik
  • Girls make passes at boys who wear glasses
  • Well, except Martin Sargent
  • Chris "Rent My Chest" Pirillo now has a big blue e on his chest
  • And gives us a Gnomedex wrap-up
  • Microsoft's big RSS announcement
  • Winer vs. Curry slug fest turns into love match
  • Who wrote Dave Winer out of Wikipedia's podcast entry?
  • RSS but not Atom?
  • Steve Rubel is not Steve Rubell
  • Pirillo removes most of the ads from his blog
  • The Chris Pirillo Show is the first live podcast
  • How'd he do dat?
  • Samsung says flash drives will replace hard drives in the next few years
  • But don't expect huge power savings
  • How about Tritium batteries or fuel cells
  • Leo's leaving for the Geek Cruise Tuesday, Patrick is the TWiT of the house for the next two shows
  • Get your Leo World Tour merchandise now
  • Cruise ship automation and fire control
  • Slot machine hygeine
  • Call for Help's Andy Walker stops by to talk about spit storms
  • The new Canadian copyright act, C-60, is on, implementing a DMCA like law in the Great White North
  • Crossing the border with Patrick
  • UltraWideBand and the John C. Dvorak soundboard
  • ExtremeTech has extensive coverage of UWB