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3D Printing for Beginners - Assembling the Ender-3 V2 and Discussing the Basics

  • Robbie has been learning the basics of 3D printing, and purchased an Ender-3 V2. Come along on his journey into 3D printing. As we kick off the series, Robbie assembles his first 3D printer (don't worry, we've sped it up). We'll also discuss some of the exciting things he has learned in his first few weeks with the device, and how he has even customized and printed his own parts to enhance the printer's usability. Plus, a look at his first prints: From Maneki-neko (Lucky cat) to a Dalek figurine (Doctor Who), even these early prints look great!

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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.

New Raspberry Pi in a Keyboard Running Ubuntu, and AI to Figure Out Song Titles

  • S14E05
  • November 18, 2020
  • 1,381

As an old school Vic 20 fanboi, Robbie's given to liking the new Raspberry Pi 400. After all, it's a full computer inside a keyboard, just like the old days of Commodore and Amiga. But this time, it's got 4 GB RAM and a 1.8 GHz clock speed. Let's get a look at the device, and stick the new Ubuntu 20.10 on there to see how it plays video. We'll also look at a new Google Assistant feature that makes it easy to search for a song, with no app to install. Bekah's here with the news, and Robert's watching Bitcoin as it travels to the moon.

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Google Nixing Free Google Photos Storage

  • Episode 668
  • November 18, 2020
  • 202

Google Photos will soon count against your overall Google account storage space, which will mean fees if you exceed 15 GB. Instead, Google says any new photos and videos you upload will count toward the free 15 gigabytes of storage that comes with every Google Account, or for those of us who require more space, additional storage may be purchased.

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Crypto Corner

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

Crypto Bull market. Will history repeat itself?

  • Episode 668
  • November 18, 2020
  • 127

The price of Bitcoin is not far from its all time high and a few things are as they were during the 2017 bull-run. This week Robert Koenig takes you back in history and explains what happened at the end of 2017 and what one can learn from that time.

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Category5 Community Coffee Break

Join other Category5 community members, with the occasional visit from our cast and crew, for a live Zoom meeting hosted by bp9. Discuss the week's show, tech that has you excited, or other topics of interest to the community.

Our next Coffee Break is Sunday November 29 at 12 noon Eastern. [Click Here] to participate in the Coffee Break. Meeting ID: 960 4266 1716 Meeting Password: 625045

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 - November 22, 2020

  • S02E09
  • November 22, 2020
  • 92

bp9 talks about docker vs. virtual machines, and we talk about the pros and cons of each approach. bp9 likes to build programs that run on both Windows and linux using GTK2 or GTK3. Also shows off his NADSBox, and his cat. Doug describes VENTOY, which allows you to mount many ISOs to an SD-Card and boot off any one of them. Peter asks about sound support in GTK2/3 and bp9 doesn't think it's possible. Repairs on his antenna are going well except for shipping of parts. Solbu is late (again) and is a ghost on Voyagers bridge. Solbu describes the fun of loading Win95 from floppies, and the dangers of backing up machines to each other. bp9 is joined by Doug, Peter, and Solbu.

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Shorter clips from Category5 Technology TV centered on tech-minded viewers.

Catching Nuance

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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