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This Too Shall Pass

  • Robbie Ferguson speaks with Tom Costantino (Co-Producer, The Orville), Brandon Fayette (VFX Supervisor, The Orville), Sasha Rickman (Co-Host, Category5 Technology TV), Bo Lechnowsky (Founder/Owner, ameriDroid) and Amie DD (Contestant, LEGO Masters) to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting them. While each are impacted in their own way, these two things ring true: We're in this together, and we'll make it through this.

Category5 Technology TV

Weekly live digital TV show with Robbie Ferguson focused on topics of interest to tech minds. Ask your questions and get live answers. Recipient of 2014 and 2017 Top 100 Tech Podcasters award.

Community Coffee Break and Step One of Laptop Computer Cooling System Replacement

  • Episode 656
  • June 24, 2020
  • 3,933

The Category5 Community Coffee Break is more than 64 episodes in since the pandemic hit, and it's a great place to come together with other community members and hang out, sharing about the tech (and other things) that occupy your time. Robbie also takes a crack at replacing the decrepit cooling system in his Lenovo ThinkPad, but finds the headers have changed and he'll need to pick it up another week... once he's unpacked his soldering tools. Bekah's here with the week's news, and Robert's filling us in on the state of the cryptocurrency market.

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Weekly news from the blockchain with Robert Koenig. Get the day's crypto market overview on our Crypto Report page.

Report: The Valuation Approach to Crypto Assets and Earning Money Through Learning

  • Episode 657
  • July 1, 2020
  • 5

Let's take a look at the crypto and crypto-finance (DeFi) market. Somebody was able to hack $500k from the Balancer Pool and surprisingly, Gold is less secure than BitCoin. Crypto Correspondent, Robert Koenig shares a new report that analyzes different crypto assets in detail, and we'll explore how we can potentially earn some money by learning about cryptocurrency.

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Category5 Community Coffee Break

Our world feels like it's been to hell and back in 2020. So let's sit down together, have a cuppa, and chat about anything other than COVID-19.

Our next Coffee Break is Sunday July 5 at 12 noon Eastern. [Click Here] to participate in the Coffee Break. Meeting ID: 821 2974 9456 Meeting Password: 169677

Please Note: When you set up your Zoom app, choose a nick you don't mind being shared publicly as the name you choose will be mentioned and included in the show notes.

Coffee Break - June 21, 2020

  • Episode 64
  • June 21, 2020
  • 114

Solbu is super eager to tell us about his new Turtle Beach Stealth 600 headset, and they're really great! Somehow, we get talking about sandwiches, and Ken Jennings (of Jeopardy fame) knows exactly what we're talking about. Peter needs to stay off high towers, and we're thankful he survived what sounds like a very bad accident. bp9 chose Xubuntu for his Pinebook Pro, and Python 2.7 is dead, but app developers don't want to admit it--and it's causing problems. bp9 is working on converting his software management to git. Doug welcomed his third granddaughter into the world this week, and got himself a new Roku too! And finally: Naked didgeridoo crazies; what are they, and why are Australians on about it at 2am? Joining Robbie Ferguson this week are Solbu, bp9, Doug Townsend and Peter Lewis.

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Spooky and Legendary Stories as retold by Bekah Ferguson. Folklore, ghost stories, mysterious and monstrous creatures, and close encounters with extra-terrestrials.

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