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I Paid People on Fiverr to Remix my Theme Song Like a Retro 8-Bit Video Game

  • To freshen things up for the start of Season 14, Robbie jumped on Fiverr and hired four musicians to remix the Category5 Technology TV theme song as an 8-bit chiptune.

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.

Season 14: FRESH

  • S14E01
  • October 14, 2020
  • 3,700

It's time to put "lucky" Season 13 behind us and kick of Season 14. But we'll freshen things up with a new theme song remix, improved audio on our mics, and more camera angles. Bekah's here with the top news stories this week, and Robert's got the Crypto Corner to tell us what's up with the cryptocurrency market.

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Compute Module 4 has been released from Raspberry Pi

  • Episode 665
  • October 21, 2020
  • 26

The Raspberry Pi Foundation launched a new product Monday: the Compute Module 4. Just like the Raspberry Pi 4, it features a 64-bit ARM-based processor with VideoCore VI graphics. The Compute Module 4 is available with your choice of 1, 2, 4 or 8 gigabytes RAM, and 8, 16 or 32 gigabytes on-board eMMC flash storage. WiFi and Bluetooth are also optional. The price ranges from just $25 to $90 USD.

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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.

WARNING. A world currency that is backed by central banks is on the horizon!!

  • Episode 665
  • October 21, 2020
  • 138

It looks like we will sooner rather than later see central bank digital currencies (CBDC). China is already testing their solution and others are following soon. Last week the IMF started talking about their idea to a new Bretton Woods system and this week important heads of central banks are meeting to discuss the importance of CBDCs. This week Robert Koenig highlights the risks and benefits that such a change will bring across the world. It is all about programmable money and not digital money. Bitcoin and other decentralized cryptocurrencies will be your only protection.

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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 October 25 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 - October 18, 2020

  • S02E04
  • October 18, 2020
  • 55

bp9 works with unit tests and code coverage but still having issues with signing a payload and validating the signature in his unit tests. It works about 7 out of 10 times. Solbu observes that crypto is hard! He helps his brother move house due to a job change. He is also mostly on Voyager but reality breaks through a bit :-) Doug is feeling much better after his bout with Campylobacter and returns to work on Tuesday after three weeks off. He mentions a new search engine, which handle misspelled words really well. Peter looks out of the back of his head and is still having issues with his shoulder. His wife still won't listen to her doctor.

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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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