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TechBytes Audiocast

TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 58 – 23/08/11 – “M.A.D”

Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith.  You can find more of his work here.

Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights)

Its been over two weeks since the last show.  Was that due to deminishing interest in the project? No, merely a massively busy workload that took me away from sunny Bedfordshire.  As I get back into the world of tech and its happenings, Roy leads the show where we have a diverse (and somewhat more organized) set of topics to talk about.

I’ve been warned by Roy that the sound is poor this episode, however I hope you’ll forgive this after our two weeks away!  This episode is entitled Mutual Assured Destruction as we see Google stepping up to the mark with its new patent purchases.  The topics covered today:

* Motorola/Google deal

* First track of the night is “The One” by P.J Morgan

* Discussion about the United States Court of Appeals opening the door to invalidating more software patents & Software patents in the EU.

* Second track is “Can’t Stop” by Ozomatli

* Samsung/Apple situation in Europe

We also look at the Gimp and have a discussion about social networking, including an extra piece in regards to Diaspora.  We end on the track “Thursday” by Orchid and Hound.

Get the latest episode of TechBytes here!

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Online tech writer, novelist/author of sci-fi literature and co-host of the TechBytes Show! I believe in multi-culturism & diversity. Luton Town FC supporter.

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Writer/Novelist of many facets both in the world of technology and fantasy/sci-fi. Co-host of the TechBytes audiocast and writer for both OpenBytes and Goblin's Domain. Supporter of free and open source software.

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