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  • The Orville Interactive Fan Experience has received an update from deep space just in time for Halloween. ECV-197 is trapped by a sinister being in a mysterious and frightening nebula. Nearing hull failure, with several consoles destroyed by the evil force, it's up to you to save the ship.

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.

Your Own Free Proxy Service and Thoughts on DIY Electronics

  • S14E02
  • October 21, 2020
  • 780

Whether you're hoping to give yourself extra privacy while moving about the web, trying to access services that aren't available in your area, or if your IP address is blocked by the provider, a proxy is every nerd's go-to. But using a free proxy can be unreliable ... or even dangerous. That is, unless you run it yourself. This week Robbie will teach us how to create our own Linux-based proxy server in "the cloud" absolutely free. Jeff shares his vision for creating his own PCB circuit boards, and both Bekah and Robert are here to keep us up to date on what's going on this week.

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Zoom end-to-end encryption FREE for all users

  • Episode 666
  • October 28, 2020
  • 22

Zoom has added end-to-end encryption to its video conferencing service at no additional cost for all users, whether they are paying subscribers or not, though it is limited to 200 participants, and lacks many of the features users love. Bekah sheds light on what you can expect from the E2EE experience in the latest Zoom client.

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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.

Bitcoin Rises, Stocks Plummet, PayPal, JP Morgan 180 degree turn, Public keys explained

  • Episode 666
  • October 27, 2020
  • 93

This week Robert Koenig explains the difference between private and public keys , addresses and mnemonic phrases. He reports important news: JP Morgan 180 degree change, PayPal starting to get involved in cryptos and a potential decoupling of the Bitcoin price and the US stock exchange.

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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 1 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 25, 2020

  • S02E05
  • October 25, 2020
  • 68

bp9 compares docker with virtual machines and likes Oracle VirtualBox better. Then goes all retro demoing Wordstar and adventure on CP/M using a VT100 kit, to a full size monitor. We compare 8080, 8085, 8086, 286, 386 CPUs and Z80 too. Peter likes Turbo Pascal and uses Free Pascal with Lazarus on PC now. Remember the Sinclair ZX-80? Daylight savings ended in Europe this weekend, and it's next weekend in USA. Peter's Ham radio tower has had a failure, he is off the air. Dog reminisces about retro games and notes that Atari released an expensive video console. bp9 is joined by Peter and Doug.

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Linux Tech Show

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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