The All Things Alt-Tech Podcast

Digital media veteran provides unfiltered commentary on alt-tech and the emerging digital ecosystem. If you are interested in new generation social platforms & browsers, privacy & free speech issues, or general banter on the creepy online media industry, this one is for you. Fair warning: contains rampant speculation, unhinged rants and potentially infectious ideas on crypto & stock speculations.

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27 08, 2019

A look into Project Veritas’ Google document dump

August 27th, 2019|

A look into Project Veritas’ Google document dump

 
 
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In this episode, we look at the document dump provided to Project Veritas. The documents contain references to partisanship, psychological research, fake news, politics, machine learning ‘fairness’ and more. For some reason (although not surprisingly), these have not been thoroughly disseminated anyone in the media — so, let’s delve in!

16 08, 2019

A look at alternative social media platforms

August 16th, 2019|

A look at alternative social media platforms

 
 
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Looking for an alternative to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube? We take a look at some of the upcoming alternatives: Minds.com, Bitchute, Gab.com, and others. What does it take to successfully get a new network off the ground?

8 08, 2019

Do we need a new online ecosystem?

August 8th, 2019|

Do we need a new online ecosystem?

 
 
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The current online economy is a strange and perverted one, with content creators generally try to monetize their content using ads. In other words, right from the get-go, you present your users on your with with the paradoxical choice of viewing your content, or navigating away from your site, to the advertisers’ content. So what’s the alternative?

29 07, 2019

On the Brave Browser: first results as an advertiser

July 29th, 2019|

On the Brave Browser: first results as an advertiser

 
 
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A first look at the Brave Browser — from an advertiser’s perspective… Brave is an ad-free browser that blocks 3rd party ads and trackers, and Brave allows users to earn BAT (their native cryptocurrency), as well as support content creators using the currency as well. Brave has it’s own ads — but are they any good?

14 07, 2019

On cryptocurrencies: the flaws ignored

July 14th, 2019|Tags: |

On cryptocurrencies: the flaws ignored

 
 
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Cryptocurrencies are great — or are they? Let’s explore some of the potential shortcomings of cryptocurrencies, as well as some of the characteristics of crypto’s that are often naively glossed over or simply misunderstood.