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Podcasts released on the network

There were two podcasts released on the network that effect this blog.

The Technology podcast, podcast 274 which you can find on the tech RSS feed is the first to go to my mixcloud page. I’ll talk more about mix cloud later, but we have it on passing on this podcast. Here are the show notes for this podcast, which is numbered 274.


Welcome to podcast 274. Are you familiar with how someone who would get dressed could do it if they have a disability that prevents them from doing it on their own? A very powerful ted talk will talk about this, in what I’d call the low tech segment. Are you familiar with Philmore Productions? A customer gives me a file that was posted to one of their bulletine boards, and asks some questions. This 33 minute segment talks about my thoughts on the file, and it is not looking good. I’ll let you listen to the segment and decide this on your own, but I call this my thought piece. Next, have you mistyped domains? We all have. In an article pened by Brian Krebs entitled Omitting the “o” in .com Could Be Costly gives some insites that I talk about. Finally, I started a Mix Cloud page and I DISCUSS this site a little bit. All of this and contact information is all at the end. I hope you’ll enjoy the podcast, and thanks for listening!


Also, The A.J. Sunday Retreat is also up. Its RSS can be found through jaredrimer.net just like the tech podcast is. This podcast is a music and talk show as we discussed when I braught it along, and there is some tech for this podcast.

Here are the show notes for that podcast if you wish to review them.


98.6TheMix Presents Episode 3 of the A.J. Sunday Retreat with Mando and Jared!

In this episode the following will be discussed.

  • Are self-driving automobiles a good or bad idea? We will focus our attention on an article in which an executive from Toyota claims that self-driving cars will kill hundreds, while at the same time saving thousands. The article can be found at: Self-driving cars could kill hundreds but save tens of thousands
  • Herbie has expressed intrest in the subject of Amazon providing Prime Membership discounts to those who are receiving government aid such as Medicare. Despite arguments of opponents stating that even though Amazon has made such move to provide discounts, people who are low-income will not shop online regardless. can this be true? This article can be found at: Amazon Offers Prime Discount for Medicaid Recipients
  • In 2014, gun rights in Iowa have been extended to grant the ability for blind people to keep and bear arms. This in turn has law enforcement scratching their heads. What are we talking about? This article, which can be found at: Iowa grants gun permits to the blind talks about the good and bad in relation to blind people being able to carry a gun. Can this be a good or bad thing? Stay tuned as we discuss this and more on the show.
  • If time permits, we will have an open forum session in which you the listener/participant can express whatever is on your mind.

    We hope you enjoy today’s show and Thanks for listening, and please leave that feedback!


    I hope you’ll consider either of these podcasts, and I’m working on 275 for tech as we speak.

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A.J. Sunday Retreat is now up on the Jared Rimer Network

The RSS feed of the A.J. Sunday retreat is through JaredRimer.net but the show notes aren’t appearing there for some reason. But, the show is up, and the show notes follow. Please be in touch on what you think.


98.6TheMix Presents Week 2 of The A.J. Sunday Retreat with Jared and Mando!
In this show the following topics will be discussed:

  • We will begin with introductions, as well as taking care of any relevant show contact information, followed by a new 3-5 minute prerecorded segment called Things to Ponder, featuring whatever happens to be on your show hosts’ mind throughout the week. In this case, Segment 1 of Things to Ponder will piggyback off of Herbie’s Smart Devices topic, which can be heard at: The A.J. Sunday Retreat, March 18, 2018. An eye-opening situation occurred to one of your show hosts on Monday, March 19, 2018. What happened may you ask? We invite you to take a listen and find out for yourself.
  • Upon Walk of Life by Dyer straights’s song we will then dive into the never-ending topic of Malware and how it’s affecting Android devices. We will be discussing two well-written articles in relation to this. The first article deals with new malware that has the ability to steal data, along with recording phone conversations. This article can be found at: New Android malware steals user data, records audio and incurs phone charges. In addition, what appears to be a legit banking app turns out to be a trogen that spells disaster. this article can be found at: New Variant of BankBot Banking Trojan Ups Ante, Cashes Out on Android Users.
  • Segment 2 of things to Ponder is presented by Jared and its focus is on a homeless hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning. Jared will enlighten us what happened to the homeless hacker, as well as share his comments/thoughts in relation to this. The mentioned article can be found at: Homeless Hacker’ Who Turned in Chelsea Manning, Dead at 37. Moreover, we know how smart our young youth can be since technology has influenced him/her in many ways.
  • Have you ever thought of a teenager who’s 15 actually doing something good when in fact he or she can be viewed as a troublemaker? The article in question talks about a flaw that a fifteen-year-old discovered and what action he took to make those affected aware. The article can be found at: 15-Year-old Finds Flaw in Ledger Crypto Wallet. Read Wikipedia on Adrian.
  • We cover the topic of Facebook and their recent Behavior and questionable issues. Here is the youtube video Here is the CNN article.

We hope you enjoy today’s fun-filled show! This show lasts 112 minutes. Thanks for listening, and please leave that feedback!

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Security now podcast 655 is up!

I haven’t done this in awhile, but Armando gave me some information that security now is covering. Please go to security Now’s RSS feed to pick up your copy. Please feel free to find the notations from the RSS feed below. More importantly, Armando talked about and braught to my attention the fact that a vehicle that is driverless killed someone. I’m not sure what the story is, however, I’m willing to find out.


This week we discuss the aftermath of CTS Labs’ abrupt disclosure of flaws in AMD’s outsourced chipsets, Intel’s plans for the future and their recent
microcode update news, several of Microsoft’s recent announcements and actions, the importance of testing… in this case VPNs; the first self-driving
automobile pedestrian death, a SQRL update, a bit of closing the loop feedback with our listeners, and a look a the outcome of last week’s annual Pwn2Own
hacking competition.

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The A.J. Sunday retreat, podcast 1

The Talking Tech and Security podcast and show has been discontinued due to the host violating station rules. However, don’t worry because A.J.’s sunday retreat is a combination of that show and even more.

Here is the show description from the mix.


On this show, we’ll focus our efforts on technology, the security landscape, and whatever else might come across our desks as time allows. We’ll also have music from mainstream to independent just to mix it up. There may be some adult content possible.


The RSS feed can be found through the Jared Rimer Network for you to peruse at your convnience.

Here is the show notes for podcast 1 of this new program which can be heard live on Sundays from 4 to 6 pacific time.


98.6TheMix Presents The A.J. Sunday Retreat With Mando and Jared
In this show, we will cover the following topics:

  • Both show hosts will introduce each other and give out necessary station/show contact information.
  • Herbie will present Smart Home upon Kool & the Gang – Celebration song, which is estimated to take at most a half an hour, provided how many pannel members participate with us on the station teamTalk server.
  • The seconde topic will focus on Criminals who are celling legit certificates as though they are the certificate authority. This topic is presented by Jared and Mando. The article can be found at: Criminals sell counterfeit certificates to make malware look legitimate
  • Following any Q&A and whatever song chosen, we will then proceed to discuss the topic involving Equifax. The article we will primarily be talking about can be found at: Equifax says 2.4 million more Americans impacted by 2017 mega-breach.
  • We will end with anything else that may come across our desks and perhaps discuss anything that was not clear during the show.

We hope you enjoy our debut of The A.J Sunday Retreat!


Please feel free to subscribe, and make your voice heard on what you like or don’t like. Thanks for reading and listening!

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Talking technology and security, podcast 4

Podcast 4 of the talking tech and security show is now up. Go to our RSS feed to pick up your copy.


Here are the show notes:


Welcome to podcast 4 of the talking tech and security show on 986themix.com and wherever else it may go. This week, several different topics came up, and one, we didn’t have time to cover but will link to in case people want to comment.

  • Our first topic deals with Microsoft and Be my Eyes. This article from Microsoft entitled Microsoft joins Be My Eyes app to provide tech support to Blind and Low Vision customers is where you can read more. Join the discussion as well. According to a paragraph in the article, it says: “Through the new app update, customers in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, and the United States will be able to connect with the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk.” This is a first step and this got a lot of praise.
  • Next, from Cyberscoop, Report: Cybercrime causes over $600 billion in damage annually comes from Cyberscoop. Lots of different comments from this one, and the numbers are staggering. I have a feeling that its only going to get worse.
  • The third item talks about technology and its usage by various people. Herbie facilitates this talk, and you’re welcome to join in.
  • The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld was discussed. One of our guests talked about the Tor (anonymity network) browser and other aspects. This was enlightening, learning that the browser is accessible and usable. Many people were surprised on what it was about and what people can find in the underbelly of the Internet. For those using NLS services, the Digital book number is DB 82835. The description from bard says: “Description: Technology academic and columnist explores areas of the Internet that are havens for questionable activities. Examines the growth of the Internet
    from its earliest days, types of personalities who benefit from anonymity, and how the Internet is used outside the public eye. Strong language and some
    descriptions of sex. 2014.” I have this on my wishlist to read.
  • In a topic we did not cover due to time constraints, we had planned to talk about elder fraud. An article found through the FBI entitled: Elder Fraud: Law Enforcement Action Aimed at Those Who Victimize Senior Citizens. If you want us to cover this topic in a future program, please let us know.

To contact us, please Email us at techsec@986themix.com or follow our twitter page who’s name can be gotten from listening to the show. Thanks so much for listening, and make it a great day!

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Talking tech and security podcast 3

We had a great show, and it was fun to do. Please go to our RSS feed to pick up your copy.


Welcome to tech and security, podcast 3. On this program, we are going to talk about several different topics including an update to a blind individual who was involved in swatting, social engineering, and other types of crime. Herbie Allen is also along with a segment dealing with technology and younger youth, and we also have a segment on Meltdown and Spector as Armando joins us. Below, please find some links to articles that might be of interest to you.

We hope you’ll enjoy the show as much as we have putting it together for you. Please Email techsec@986themix.com with thoughts, comments, and suggestions on things to cover for future shows.

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Tech 272

In this podcast, an update on Mr. Weigman from way back in 2008 and podcast 62. Then, we’ve got an NVDA segment and something to think about that. Its on our RSS feed for you to go get.

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Talking technology and security, podcast 2

Technology podcast 2 of the tech and security show is up on its RSS feed. This show has its notations done a little bit differently, and the RSS feed has them. Below, please find these notes.


Welcome to the second broadcast of the technology show here on 986 the mix entitled Talking Tech and Security. I’m Jared Rimer, and I hope you’ll enjoy your listen. We have several links and topics for you to reference. Remember that you can Email us at techsec@986themix.com with your thoughts and comments.

Thanks for listening, and we hope you enjoy your stay!

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Talking Tech and Security, podcast 1

Hello folks,

98.6 the mix is an Internet Radio station where I run two independent artist shows. There is a new DJ that came to us and asked us to produce a show talking tech and security. This show premiered this last Saturday, the 3rd.

I thought it’d be a cool idea to cross post the show to this podcast, as we can have a pannel of people talking about various things.

Don’t worry, this podcast will continue, in fact, we have a new podcast almost ready to go.

Here is the show discription from the mix’s schedule.


This show will talk about the latest in technology and security including but not limited to accessibility, IOS, Android, and the underground.


I believe this can only supplement the podcast I already run. This show also contains music, and a couple of promos about other shows across the network.

I’m only the board operator, not the music selector, but I hope you’ll enjoy the show anyway.

Here is the RSS feed for the show.

Here is the show notes for our very first show.


Hello folks, welcome to our first ever show talking about tech and security with Laura and Jared. We’ve got several different topics for you today. The first topic is dealing with Net Neutrality. We have an article entitled: the net neutrality repeal and next steps. This article is a little dated, but we do not have any other information about this at this time. We have two dumb criminal awards thanks to Krebs on Security. The first: Drugs Tripped Up Suspects In First Known ATM “Jackpotting” Attacks in the US . In this story, there is an attached video from a well known hacker named Barnaby Jack, who is a well known hacker and has done demonstrations dealing with various things. This was a bonus black hat talk. The first article that came out about this was an article entitled: First ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks Hit U.S. ATMs . This was the first time in United States History that this has ever been recorded where something this big has occurred. In the dumb criminal award and the prior story, we see that someone gets caught, with the ATM and some drugs, bad combo? Finally, File Your Taxes Before Scammers Do It For You talks about how we has citizens need to file our taxes before the bad guys do, or suffer the consequences of not being able to file. We also will have a segment dealing with early technology and how it began for us in the assistive technology standpoint of things. During a segment of talking tech, Laura was asking about floppies. Here’s a link to the history of the floppy disk via Wikipedia. Contact information is given throughout the show. Thanks for listening!


Enjoy the show and feel free to contact us! Thanks for reading.

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tech 271 has been up

Hi all, tech 271 is up. It has been up for a couple of days now. RSS is here.

Show notes:

NVDA remote and a demo of the Healow app for IOS to communicate, book appointments, and check on your records from your doctors office.

Thats all for the cast, so enjoy!

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tech podcast 270 is now up

RSS feed is here for you to get the podcast.


On this edition of the podcast, we’ve got a mac demo, a bonehead award of the day, and an interesting video on how cybercrime hides in the underbelly of the internet. Hope you enjoy!

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Tech 269

On the heels of 268, I have enought for 269 and when we have it ready, its ready. Lots of interesting things too.

RSS here

UEB, better late than never. Can Augmented reality and tech help with surgeries? Fake handbags are nothing new, but can this type of fake item really funnel crime rings? An interesting ted talk by someone who investigates such things. Also, comments on an article about Alexa being a blindness specific tool. It can help, but it should not be just a blindness tool. Contact info at the end.

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Tech podcast 268 is now up

Tech podcast 268 is now up. As promised, all of last year’s program is removed except for the December podcasts, and I hope to get more podcasts out this year. Find below the podcast show notes. Go to our RSS feed for the show notes and download or stay here to read the show notes.


Welcome to podcast number 268 for January 15, 2018. On this edition of the program, I talk about a cautionary tale of giving out personal information which I heard on a telephone line where someone gave out the address in which they live. Question: what might happen if you do this? I’ll leave it right there. Next, the Kansas swatting incident. Krebs posted two articles which I posted to the blog, and I’ll repost them here. Kansas Man Killed In ‘SWATting’ Attack is the first article and Serial Swatter “SWAuTistic” Bragged He Hit 100 Schools, 10 Homes is the second. Can this get any worse? Next, I talk about my thoughts on what we might see in the new year and beyond in the security landscape. Finally, we listen to a video in regards to spector and meltdown. Please feel free to contact me at any time, and contact info is at the end of the program.

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Tech podcast 267 is now up

Hi all, tech 267 is now up. this is the final podcast of the year. Yes, only 13 podcasts this year, but I hope to have more next year. Go over to the RSS feed to pick up your copy. Below, find the show notes.


On this edition of the podcast, we discuss posting your personal information on the phone lines or other places. Lastpass, did they give it to me correctly on making sure they were talking to me when I needed two factor disabled? Find out. Lastly, some final thoughts and thoughts about the first segment and some comments I generalize.


Enjoy!

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Podcast 265 is now available

Hi all,

After a while, podcast 265 is now up. Go and get it on our RSS feed. I’m still here, and I’m still producing podcasts, and my goal is not to go anywhere. Below, please find the podcast’s show notes which includes the links to articles that I have talked about as part of this podcast.


Hello everyone, welcome to another edition of the podcast. Football is in the air, College football is in full swing, college basketball is around, and of course, its been busy for me too. I started this podcast when IOS version 11 was released, and I talked about my initial thoughts as well as quick demos of do not disturb changes. One app I really loved was called Notesy. While it still worked, I needed my time sheet to sync with something in case I made mistakes on the phone. Google Docs came in to mind, but these files from notesy were text files, and I needed to find a way to get them in to google docs. Hear in that segment how I did it. In the last segment, I talk about articles I’ve published on a site called vocal.media and below, I’m going to give you those articles specific to technology. Please feel free to read them if they sound interesting to you. Of course, contact information is available at the end.

Thanks for listening to this podcast and I hope you will find the things I bring up of interest.

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tech 264 is now up

Tech podcast 264 is now up. We cover Seeing AI, my thoughts on breaches, and audio game hub version 2.x. RSS feed for the area on where to get the podcast. Hope you enjoy this extended version since I have not done a podcast in quite awhile.

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Tech podcast 262 is now available!

Hi all,

I just released podcast 262. I almost released 263 thinking I already posted it. I can’t believe I almost did that. I’ll be happy to release that one next week, so you can enjoy this one which you can find on our RSS feed and of course, please feel free to let me know what you think.

On this podcast, I talk about my initial experience of windows 10 from podcast 261. Also, Shaun Everess is along with his demo on the game blind cricket which I’ve actually won. I hope you’ll enjoy the show.

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Technology podcast 259

Show notes:
Welcome to podcast 259 of tech. I’ve been wrapping my head around the WannaCry worm turned ransomware, or worm turned in to a not so money making venture.
To date, 250,000 machines and only $110,000 in money. The blog has various articles on it including my longer piece on vocal. I also have a talk by Mikko
Hyponen, as well as some JFW stuff I’ve fond as I’ve started the relearning process. All of that on this podcast. Thanks for listening.


RSS feed

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I published pod 257, it seems to have gone missing

Hi all,

I did some checking, and I remember putting together a podcast numbered 257. Somehow, it never made it up on the site. I apologize about it, and I’ve uploaded it on the RSS feed. I could’ve sworn I uploaded within a day of me me putting it places. Here are the notes about that cast.


On this podcast, we talk about a variety of stuff including ransomware, and I have some segments asking for comment on what we should cover. Hope to hear from you!


I wonder if it got removed somehow during a time where issues were occuring on the network? Its possible, so I’ll just rerelease it and sorry for the trouble!

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Podcast 258 is finally here

OK, podcast 258 is finally here. RSS is here.


Hello folks, welcome to the tech podcast. I’m Jared Rimer, and its been busy. I started writing for a site called Vocal, and wrote two tech specific articles for the site. The first is: How Can We Defend Against Ransomware? Omni.media May 10, 2017 aand the second is ATPC Hit with Ransomware, Does Not Pay omni.media April 25, 2017 which got a ton of hits. I’ve also been busy writing short things for the blog here and the one I’m focusing on right now which is generating some interesting comments is A new ransomware wannacry (wanna cry) which is generating comments on how to solve this problem. Its not easy to fix, and we may never fix it, but that post is generating some interesting thoughts. One article I want to bring to your attention as it could be interesting for tech is Bullying, Is This Just a Disability Problem? longevity.media May 2, 2017 because it does talk about a couple of books that I had read, in regards to this issue. First, is this a disability problem? What can we do to curb this? Ransomware has a segment on this podcast too. Hope you’ll enjoy the show, and we’ll have another cast soon.


The podcast is about an hour. Some of the articles and things may be of interest, but the ransomware topic is definitely becoming big now. Hope to have more podcasts out soon.

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