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Ep 30 – 12 Sep 2018 – …apologies for snap and crackle …

..and thanks for all the pop!.. Note: There is some background hum on this recording. On balance we’ve published it to support the blog post, but take heed! Podcast feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/breakpointradio iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Listens Music: Loud Luxury – Body MK – 17 AFX – T69 Collapse Let’s Eat Grandma – Not Just Me Books: Stuart Turton – read more …

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Ep 29 – 31 Jul 2018 – …ethical tech and airhorns…

..fire ’em up!.. Podcast feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/breakpointradio iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Listens Music: This is America – Childish Gambino News and Links General: Coed Ethics – review of the conf ACM code of ethics released: https://t.co/xvLudU2eQN Post conf blog posts: https://twitter.com/anne_e_currie/status/1019978659107622912 Cori Crider piece on el Reg: https://www.theregister.co.uk/AMP/2018/07/23/weaponised_ai Anne Currie on twitter! Google faces record fine: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jul/18/google-faces-record-multibillion-fine-from-eu-over-android Duckduckgo on Chrome: read more …

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Ep 28 – 20 Mar 2018 – ….When AI goes wrong…

..and the return of clippy!.. Podcast feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/breakpointradio iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Listens and Reads Music: One my mind – Jorja Smith X Preditah Show: Wild wild country – netflix News and Links General: Cambridge analytica and the FB harvest: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/mar/17/cambridge-analytica-facebook-influence-us-election Follow on comment on FB: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/17/observer-view-facebook-harvesting-data-cambridge-analytica-files Alexa updates: https://t.co/VUtuK8PGmE Gestalt principles: https://twitter.com/pablostanley/status/974303621092225024 Deep fakes – face swaps: https://t.co/or7uNwN2jn read more …

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Ep 27 – 6 Mar 2018 – ….Central, distributed the new social…

..and dark stock photos.. Podcast feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/breakpointradio iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Listens and Reads Music: After the Storm – Kali Uchis and Tyler the Creator Books: The Hat U Give (amazon link) – Angie Thomas News and Links General: Aeron 1.8 released: https://t.co/lCESTOhpuq Anchor for podcasters: https://anchor.fm/ About GDPR: https://t.co/b6bWQzKbMi Ikea style tech instructions: https://t.co/Od3eROxDCt MongoDB adds transactions! https://t.co/c2U8nM5c5J Vero read more …

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Ep 26 – 13 Feb 2018 – ….To boldly go and eat lady Doritos…

Location: Costa, 259 Grays Inn Rd, Kings Cross, London WC1X 8QT Podcast feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/breakpointradio iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Reads and Listens Listens This weeks track is Love has come Around by Icarus. Longer listens: Hamilton Soundtrack: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8KQXy_mAmdfKIuWqiFHe-kFo_OKlNaaB Black Panther soundtrack: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3B87LMXvUsM&list=RD3B87LMXvUsM&t=8 News and Links General: Falcon heavy and spaceX: https://t.co/mPb9pQsCYz Must have chrome polish: https://www.wired.com/story/best-chrome-extensions/ WhereML twitter bot: https://twitter.com/WhereML read more …

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Ep 25 – 30 Jan 2018 – ….for those about to Rock…

…we s-lug you!! … Location: Starbucks, 37-39 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6BG Podcast feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/breakpointradio iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Reads and Listens Reads Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen Bad Pharma – Ben Goldacre Bitcoin, Ethereum and Blockchain – Richard Jacobs Listens SZA on YouTube News and Links General: Designing Dist Sys free ebook by Brendan Burns: https://t.co/Wi9ahW0a7A Lego 60th read more …

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Ep 24 – 31 Oct 2017 – ….part human, part pig…

…how do they smell.. terrible! … Location: Starbucks, 37-39 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6BG Order: Coffee, Pastry, the starbucks faire! Review: 4/5 Comment: Well, bit of a sketchy edit this time, as there was some background white noise going on.. Attempted to edit this out, but hence some of the choppy edit.. Podcast feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/breakpointradio iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Reads read more …

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Ep 23 – 10 Oct 2017 – ….attack of the dolphins…

…watch your back.. they’re coming!!!… Location: Starbucks, 37-39 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6BG Order: Coffee, Pastry, the starbucks faire! Review: 4/5 Comment: The major selling point is really that it’s never too busy or noisy (usually) in the morning.. Otherwise, you know what you’re getting.. Good coffee, so/so pastry, and working wifi. Podcast feed: http://breakpointradio.net/feed/podcast iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Download read more …

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Ep 22 – 15 Aug 2017 – ..the last podcast with Sofia Cole..

…next time.. Sofia v2.. this time as a Vaghan-Jones!!! woo!! Location: Aqua Shard, Level 31, The Shard, 31 Saint Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY Order: Boiled egs, marmalade and a Bacon Roll! Review: 4/5 Comment: Only downer is the service is usually quite slow. Great food though. Ace view. Reasonable price. Never too busy for brekkie too! read more …

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Ep 21 – 10 Aug 2017 – ..Putting the man-in..

…Manifesto.. LMGTFY!!! Location: Trade, 47 Commercial St, London, E1 6BD Order: Cwaffeee!!! + pancakes and smashed avocado. Review: 4/5 Comment: It’s nice. Not sure it’s 3 x best cafe nice, but the coffee is good and pretty relaxed in there. Good for a chat, probably less so to do a work thang though. Podcast feed: http://breakpointradio.net/feed/podcast iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 read more …

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