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Monday - October 25th, 2021

Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 15)

Here at the very end of August in a quite different year than we all expected when it started, there is still plenty to discuss about faith, tech, and space. We kick this episode off with a discussion around returning to movie theaters to watch movies during this active pandemic plus an update an update about my recent PC Build and SSD drives. Next is the final couple of weeks in the summer break for my cohort’s continuing formation and classes beginning in just a couple of weeks. In tech, we layout new builds for Windows and Edge Insiders including a significant upcoming milestone. Surface Duo review are in the hands of reviewers and influencers but it is everyday folks without embargos that are going into Best Buy and AT&T stores to give full operational demos of the dual-screened devices ahead of schedule. IN other tech headlines there is more on the Epic vs Apple app store fight, talk about the Amazon Halo, TikTok, tech scam insider information to help awareness, and big changes in real estate in the pandemic. In space we have launches and scrubs and we wrap up reminiscing about the 25 year anniversary of Windows 95, Office, 95, and of course this website!

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 4)

In this fourth episode of the podcast I begin the faith portion of the show with a discussion about my recent melanoma diagnosis and then share the latest around my formation including our latest classes and progress as the new year begins. After that the tech and space parts of the podcast takeover with news around Windows Insider builds, the latest for Edge Insiders including the stable release of the new Microsoft Edge to the public. There is plenty of other tech news about software, hardware, services plus the latest from space including SpaceX’s successful IFA test. I close talking about the value of your personal integrity.

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 3)

In this week’s show, I catch you up on my formation during a break over the Christmas period and share some insight into two seasons in the Church – Advent and Christmas. The tech side of the show is packed full of news for Windows Insiders and the latest builds in each testing ring along with an indication of how future builds will roll out. Edge Insiders are also closing in on general availability of Edge (Chromium) so we update on multiple items that can help you prepare. Following all the tech news, we discuss the latest space stuff around SpaceX, Boeing, and NASA as 2019 wraps up and 2020 begins. Happy New Year and thanks for listening.

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 2)

In this episode of our new podcast, we talk about my current class list in my formation for the Permanent Diaconate, the latest news for #WindowsInsiders and #EdgeInsiders, tech headlines from software, services, and social media. We wrap up the show with some news for SpaceX and Boeing as they continue their march towards launching astronauts from the Space Coast of Florida. Lots of flight test happening in the next few months. Thanks for listening!

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 181 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 181 of Observed Tech which has been recorded on the 74th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor so please take some time to read about that historic day. In this how I talk about Microsoft and how they have embraced feedback as they develop Windows and other major software and services, the release of a new Windows 10 Mobile build that will finally be made available to the Lumia 550, 950 and 950 XL handsets and some of the news from Microsoft’s annual shareholder meeting that was held last week. Other areas that are discussed include HoloLens and its progress including two of the devices finally making it into space on their way to the International Space Station, Black Friday stats and understanding where Microsoft stands on hardware and software updates for their software and services. Along the way the show is sprinkled with items like using an Xbox One Kinect to sign into Windows 10 using facial recognition, improving the Windows 10 upgrade experience, Skype updates for business and consumers, AT&T charging more for grandfathered unlimited plans and predictions for 2016 from Microsoft Research. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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