Author Archives: Nick

Nick

May 3, 2020

Episode 16 of KeepInTouch.fm has everything from Tractors to Raspberry Pi-powered ventilators, alongside the usual privacy & security chatter and tech for kids:

  • Todd has a technical epiphany in the pre-show
  • The usual chat about Security and Privacy is focused around COVID-19 contact tracing
  • Raspberry Pi powered ventilators
  • Todd goes on a shopping spree
  • Quick thoughts on the iPhone SE (2020)
  • Kids and messaging apps

https://KeepInTouch.fm/16

Nick

April 11, 2020

Episode 15 of the KeepInTouch.fm podcast is now available. We talk about:

  • Our experience with homeschooling the kids
  • Working from home
  • Zoom’s privacy issues
  • To buy or not to buy an iPad for the kids
  • Nick’s new job
  • … and much more

https://KeepInTouch.fm/15

Nick

December 15, 2019

Episode 11 of the KeepInTouch.fm podcast is now available. We talk about:

  • Coke vs Pepsi, and why the choice is easy for Nick
  • Follow up on our 10th episode anniversary
  • RIP Google Cloud Print
  • Todd’s next phone will be made by Microsoft
  • Lots of thoughts on Thanksgiving and Christmas
  • … and much more

https://KeepInTouch.fm/11

Nick

November 19, 2019

Making Episode 10 of the KeepInTouch.fm podcast has been the most fun yet. We cover:

  • Open floor plans vs Private Office. Bonus: Keyboard clickiness
  • Rainbows and unicorns
  • Honey, macaroons, bread, yogurt, and strawberry jam
  • Kids: birthday parties, sickness avoidance
  • … and much more

https://KeepInTouch.fm/10

Nick

November 15, 2019

‪It was a pleasure to speak to the Wellington ICT graduate students today.‬

I remember being in their shoes just a couple of… decades ago. Oh dear.

Nick

September 17, 2019

I hope the U1 chip will enable automatic iPhone, iPad, Mac unlock from a trusted, unlocked device (ie. having an Apple Watch on the wrist could unlock an iPhone as it’s picked up)

Nick

September 16, 2019

Episode 8 is out:

  • An immigrant’s understanding of New Zealand history
  • Thoughts on the Android 10 and on the Apple’s announcements
  • Todd DeLand’s thoughts on how to introduce kids to News and Current Affairs
  • … and much more

https://KeepInTouch.fm/8