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Friday - March 5th, 2021

Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 14)

There is plenty of news across our three-fold spectrum for this episode. I wrap up details about the PC build I recently completed and provide some schedule updates for my continued diaconate formation as we prepare for year two. In tech, new builds across the board for Windows and Edge Insiders, headlines from Microsoft, Apple (and Epic Games & WordPress), and Google among many others. In gaming news, there has been a run on joysticks and yokes thanks to the successful release of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, and confirmation of the Xbox Series S console thanks to a controller leak. In space there is news from NASA, ULA, and SpaceX as they continue to launch rockets despite the pandemic impacting operations. I close with an upcoming drama from Netflix on the human toll during a manned mission to Mars and Amazon’s potential plan to take over empty stores at malls to help with product distribution.

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 8)

Last episode we recorded in our reconfigured podcast studio. Now we are live streaming our recording session via YouTube. Now you can see my face, hands, and eyes as I share faith, tech, and space. I have updates on my own faith formation, current tech headlines, and some space news in this episode. Much of what we discuss is impacted by the current lock downs and stay at home orders due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Working From Home and Remote Working is the new norm and many of these changes are likely to become more permanent when we return to whatever normal is in the coming months. Some of the headlines we catch up on include the latest for Windows and Edge Insiders, talk about the transition of Office 365 to Microsoft 365 for personal and family use, and how companies are adapting to the current situation. We also discuss Microsoft’s decision to go virtual with all their in-person events until at least July 2021 and what impact COVID-19 is and is not having on launches and other space news including the first potential launch of astronauts from U.S. soil in May.

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 6)

Welcome to the sixth episode of Faith, Tech, and Space PODCAST. I kick this show off talking about the latest in my faith formation including updates for online and local classes plus share a little about a local shrine here in Northeast Florida and some insight on the Season of Lent. In tech, we catch up with the latest for #WindowsInsiders and #EdgeInsiders as we review the latest builds and development progress. There are also headlines about the impact of the coronavirus plus news about Office, Android, Windows 10X, mobile app security, Apple iPhones not being for the bad guys in films, and Halo: Combat Evolved for PC. Wrapping up in space, I share details about my quick trip down to Cape Canaveral to watch the latest SpaceX Falcon 9 launch this past weekend and then discuss other news from NASA, Boeing, and Blue Origin. Thanks for tuning in and giving a listen to Faith, Tech, and Space as we continue this unique journey.

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Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 5)

Welcome to our fifth episode of the podcast. In this show I discuss the latest in my formation studies specifically around the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church which we are studying this semester. On the tech front we finally got our first public peek at Windows 10X and it reveals a lot about the future of Windows plus we catch up on the latest for both the #WindowsInsider and #EdgeInsider preview programs. When it comes to space, there was plenty to talk about concerning SpaceX, Boeing, and NASA. Thanks for tuning in and listening to our latest.

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