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  1. Terms and Conditions

    Episode #158 was published on Monday February 13th, 2017.

    On this Don't Panic, we begin by discussing our observations from the zoo and what our musician names would be (definitely not Cotton Eyed Colby). Then we break down the news including the NBA's new entry into eGaming and what the future holds for the legal liabilities of the internet.

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  2. TVs That Watch You!

    Episode #157 was published on Monday February 6th, 2017.

    On this episode of Don't Panic, we recap the tech of the Super Bowl including those soft drink sponsored drones and stranger commercials for things. Then we ask the question: what skills would we bring to a post-apocalyptic society? (Answer: not much)

    Then, actual tech news including Vizio TVs that watch you and why that Snapchat stock may not be worth as much as you think.

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  3. Six Strikes, You're Out!

    Episode #156 was published on Monday January 30th, 2017.

    On this episode, we begin by discussing our disappointment in Mondays and the uselessness of business cards. Then we debate how much we'd spend on that paper-thin LG TV, if piracy is really dead and why you should keep your monitor far away from your router.

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  4. Oh, That's Why They Exploded!

    Episode #155 was published on Monday January 23rd, 2017.

    On this Don't Panic we cover a range of topics including Colby's sense of fashion, the dangers of Touch Bar, why those batteries exploded and how Qualcomm makes all that money. Then we go on our favorite rant of all time: the magic of Japanese fancy toilets and the future of smart toilet technology. Remember, Colby's not a robot, sometimes he uses a different amount of toilet paper...

    And now we've set a record for number of times saying "toliet" in an episode description.

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  5. Nintendo's Switch Hitter

    Episode #154 was published on Monday January 16th, 2017.

    On this episode we introduce our brand new listener call-in phone line! Any time, day or night, but especially live, you can call us as 508-644-TECH (8324). Then we discuss where to find the "cool" coffee shops (hint: it's not Panera), playoff football, Monopoly tokens and what we'd do for $500. Oh, and the news surrounding Nintendo's new Switch console.

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  6. Alexa: The Ultimate Backseat Driver

    Episode #153 was published on Monday January 9th, 2017.

    On this episode, we have our annual coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show, talking the hottest tech from the show floor including irresponsibly thin TVs, cars that talk back, and smart home products that have no business being smart.

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  7. Is It 2017 Yet?

    Episode #152 was published on Monday December 12th, 2016.

    Yes, it's time for our annual year end wrap up! We cover the biggest stories of the year (Apple versus the FBI, the consequences of the Internet, and the death of the wearable) and make our bold predictions for 2017 (Activist tech, average VR and too much content). Join us as we send out 2016 in style with this episode of Don't Panic!

  8. But How Do They Know??

    Episode #151 was published on Monday December 5th, 2016.

    On this episode, we begin by discussing how Black Friday is really like The Purge and why the Touch Bar may not be right for you. Then we get into the tech news including Amazon's new convenience store that may be too convenient, why Pebble never caught on and what puts the "Now" in DirecTV Now.

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  9. Panic! At the News Feed

    Episode #149 was published on Monday November 14th, 2016.

    On this episode, we focus on a single story: Facebook's relationship with the real (and not so real) news. Do they have a responsibility to tell users the difference between real news and fake news? Who decides what is real and what is fake? How can these sites make a filter that actually works? Join us as we make some progress on this difficult problem.

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