Podcast Overview

TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

Podcast Episodes

Are 4k TVs Worth It?

What exactly is 4k resolution? How does the number of pixels on a screen correspond to image quality? And are 4k sets really worth it?

Smiley Face Emoji Story

What's the difference between an emoticon and an emoji? Where did emoji come from? And is it a language?

The Intel Story Part Two

From the humble 4004 to today's Kaby Lake, we take a look at the processors and technology Intel has developed over the years.

The Intel Story Part One

How did the co-founders of Intel go from being traitors to two of the early pioneers of silicon valley? We learn about Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore.

History of Electricity Part Two

As the 20th century loomed ever closer, the battle waged to determine how we would transmit electricity. Learn about the current wars and why AC ultimately won.

History of Electricity Part One

Did you know that engineers were harnessing electricity long before they even knew what it was? We take a look at the history and tech behind electricity.

The Wonderful World of Audio Animatronics

It might be a small world after all, but how did Disney imagineers create the first audio animatronics and how do they work? Find out in the Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki Room.

Jonathan's E3 2017 Adventure

Join Jonathan as he describes his experience exploring E3 2017, the expo all about computer and video games.

Ransomware and WannaCry

What is ransomware? Why does it so often target healthcare organizations? Tune in to learn all about the history of holding data hostage — from Dr. Popp to the recent WannaCry virus.

Pew Pew Lasers

Lasers can be used to threaten our enemies, cut steel and even amuse our cats. Find out the history of lasers and how they work in this episode of Techstuff.

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