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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 08.30.17

Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, August 30th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

  • New 3D Printers Can Print Materials as Strong as Steel
    (Obstacle to technical progress in 3D Printers has been strength of material;
    carbon fiber-infused nylon that can be as strong as steel.)
  • FTC ready to give back tech support scamming money to the bilked
    (FTC refunding $10m it collected from a tech support scam operation “Advanced Tech Support” or “Inbound Call Experts” to get partial refunds.)
  • T-Mobile Starts Building Low-Band Wireless Network in the Sticks
    (rollout of its new 600-MHz LTE premium low-band spectrum network; kicking off rollout to provide wireless coverage to rural communities.)

On Air Guest – Dr. Rebecca Mercuri

  • One of the leading international experts on electronic voting.
  • Doctoral dissertation “Electronic Vote Tabulation: Checks & Balances” at the Engineering School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Upcoming Primaries in September

  • How accurate will be the vote count?
  • Different voting machines – varying degrees of integrity?
  • Federal and local jurisdiction on voter qualification?
  • Open Software vs Proprietary Software?

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