James Bilsbrough

Educating AI

James and Jae are joined by returning guests, Prof. Catherine Flick and Zack, to talk about the challenges of AI in academia, and how taking a ChatGPT shaped shortcut nearly cost Zack his high-school graduation.

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Educating AI
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Framing a Better Laptop

James is joined by Nirav Patel, the founder and CEO of Framework, to talk about how important ‘Right to Repair’ is and the value we should all be placing on sustainable and upgradeable technology. Of course, we discuss the Framework laptop and what this uniquely customisable and upgradable notebook brings to the market.

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Framing a Better Laptop
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Weaving a Tapestry

James is joined again by Gedeon Maheux from The Iconfactory. This time we’re talking the Project Tapestry KickStarter, designing apps, as well as random diversions to Star Trek, Stargate, AI, and of course some good old Apple talk!

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Weaving a Tapestry
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Build-A-Browser

James and Jae are joined by Jon von Tetzchner, the CEO of Vivaldi. Jon shares his experience with building two different browsers, the early days of the browser-scape, and why we need to regulate or flat out ban the increasing profiling of users on the web.

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Build-A-Browser
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The Fruit and The Droids

James and Jae are joined by Zack to have an honest discussion on the #iPhone vs #Android debate. We delve into security updates, device longevity, right to repair, cross-platform messaging and much more, all whilst remaining calm and collected!

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The Fruit and The Droids
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The UniFi Appreciation Show

You’ve heard us wax lyrical about how much we love UniFi, the easy to use networking and more ecosystem from Ubiquiti. We’re joined by Alex and Evan, the hosts of UI Chat, to look at why UniFi’s offering is so powerful and look at some of the gotchas and things to be aware of.

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The UniFi Appreciation Show
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Playing with Wires

James is joined by Phil and Stu Ashby, twin retired hacker types who were instrumental in the creation of a truly interesting online gaming service from the ’90s that worked through dial-up modems whilst keeping latency relatively low, even by today’s standards.

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Playing with Wires
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Fastest Event Yet

James and Jae are joined by Alex Lowe for our traditional Apple Event discussion. We unpack what the new m3 powered Macs mean in terms of performance, why 8 GB of memory is probably enough, and join our friends at The Iconfactory in celebrating 20 years of xScope.

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Fastest Event Yet
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Adventures in Programming

James is joined by long-time friend Joel Drapper to discuss the world of programming. We discuss Joel’s journey to becoming a Ruby focussed developer, as well as the open-source work he’s contributing to the Ruby community.

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Adventures in Programming
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Why Not Blind Accessibility?

Accessibility is something we’re very passionate about here, after all both James and Jae have their own challenges. So, it was an absolute pleasure to chat with Brandon Cole (aka SuperBlindMan) to chat all about how video games can be accessible to those with a wide range of vision issues.

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Why Not Blind Accessibility?
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