Geek Done Quick

July 2nd, 2018 · 1 hr 32 mins

About this Episode

There's no splitting hairs here: we had to take a breather last week because the news was just so bleak in the tech world we couldn't bring ourselves to do an episode on it. This week we're back with a very quick overview of that news and then immediately a pickmeup from our dear friend John Grandi who swoops in to save us. We talk a lot about Games Done Quick and E3 and if you want more in depth analysis of the bad stuff we've included the links below.

Theme of the week: Long live the monopoly and a big ol’ middle finger to net neutrality:
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/06/att-can-buy-time-warner-inc-judge-rules/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/06/comcast-makes-65-billion-offer-for-fox-properties-including-hulu-stake/
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/06/disney-outbids-comcast-in-escalating-bidding-war-for-21st-century-fox/
And with not a moment to spare:
https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/21/att-launches-a-low-cost-live-tv-streaming-service-watchtv/
Oh, AND:
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180620/12174040079/att-successfully-derails-californias-tough-new-net-neutrality-law.shtml

EU Parliament passes controversial Copyright Directive:
https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/20/17482554/eu-european-union-copyright-filter-article-11-13-passes-juri-vote
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180620/10063840078/eu-parliamentary-committee-votes-to-put-american-internet-giants-charge-what-speech-is-allowed-online.shtml

Gamesdonequick.com

Intel’s 28 core 5GHz CPU is a bust and their demo was a lie:
https://www.extremetech.com/computing/271211-intel-isnt-building-a-5ghz-all-core-28-core-cpu

WPA3 Wifi Encryption is here!
https://www.cnet.com/news/wpa3-wi-fi-is-here-and-its-harder-to-hack/?utm_source=reddit.com

Supreme Court says Must Have Warrant for wireless communication (PDF!)
https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/16-402_h315.pdf

Post e3 ‘State of gaming’
Role Playing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2etSAWJKTs