Wise Guys on WHO Radio - August 8, 2015
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If you use Firefox, update it pronto.
Street-smart social media
Take it easy on the political posts/shares/likes and so forth. It's a long way to next November, and you want to keep your friends. Even among my groomsmen there was a wide range of political views, and I think that's a healthy way to be.
You ought to follow...
First impressions after about a week with Windows 10
Politics of technology
The #GOPDebate hashtag pretty much melted down Twitter on Thursday night.
Candidates are turning to Snapchat ads
TLDs, or Top-Level Domains. You're going to see a lot more of these being pushed as companies find themselves unable to get good, original .com addresses. The .com will remain the go-to, just like an address in New York City or an (800) number. But it's a Wild West out there now, with ICANN authorizing rounds of new "gTLDs", or generic TLDs. They don't even have to include Roman characters anymore.
Listen again on-demand
- Podcast of this episode - segment 1 (the rise of weird domain names)
- Podcast of this episode - segment 2 (Twitter and Election 2016)
- Podcast of this episode - segment 3 (a plea to tone down the politics on Facebook)
- Podcast of this episode - segment 4 (speed round of tech news)