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3D Printing for Beginners - Assembling the Ender-3 V2 and Discussing the Basics

  • Robbie has been learning the basics of 3D printing, and purchased an Ender-3 V2. Come along on his journey into 3D printing. As we kick off the series, Robbie assembles his first 3D printer (don't worry, we've sped it up). We'll also discuss some of the exciting things he has learned in his first few weeks with the device, and how he has even customized and printed his own parts to enhance the printer's usability. Plus, a look at his first prints: From Maneki-neko (Lucky cat) to a Dalek figurine (Doctor Who), even these early prints look great!

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Weekly live digital TV show with Robbie Ferguson focused on topics of interest to tech minds. Ask your questions and get live answers. Recipient of 2014 and 2017 Top 100 Tech Podcasters award.

New Raspberry Pi in a Keyboard Running Ubuntu, and AI to Figure Out Song Titles

  • S14E05
  • November 18, 2020
  • 2,492

As an old school Vic 20 fanboi, Robbie's given to liking the new Raspberry Pi 400. After all, it's a full computer inside a keyboard, just like the old days of Commodore and Amiga. But this time, it's got 4 GB RAM and a 1.8 GHz clock speed. Let's get a look at the device, and stick the new Ubuntu 20.10 on there to see how it plays video. We'll also look at a new Google Assistant feature that makes it easy to search for a song, with no app to install. Bekah's here with the news, and Robert's watching Bitcoin as it travels to the moon.

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Microsoft is warning users to opt for MFA that doesn't use SMS or voice to authenticate

  • Episode 668
  • November 18, 2020
  • 161

While better than nothing, Microsoft is urging users to abandon telephone-based multi-factor authentication solutions like one-time codes sent via SMS and voice calls in favor of safer options such as Authenticator apps and hardware tokens.

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Crypto Corner

Weekly news from the blockchain with Robert Koenig. Get the day's crypto market overview on our Crypto Report page.

Crypto Bull market. Will history repeat itself?

  • Episode 668
  • November 18, 2020
  • 147

The price of Bitcoin is not far from its all time high and a few things are as they were during the 2017 bull-run. This week Robert Koenig takes you back in history and explains what happened at the end of 2017 and what one can learn from that time.

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Category5 Community Coffee Break

Join other Category5 community members, with the occasional visit from our cast and crew, for a live Zoom meeting hosted by bp9. Discuss the week's show, tech that has you excited, or other topics of interest to the community.

Our next Coffee Break is Sunday December 6 at 12 noon Eastern. [Click Here] to participate in the Coffee Break. Meeting ID: 960 4266 1716 Meeting Password: 625045

Please Note: When you set up your Zoom app, choose a nick you don't mind being shared publicly as the name you choose will be mentioned and included in the show notes.

Coffee Break - November 29, 2020

  • S02E10
  • November 29, 2020
  • 108

bp9 fell into the youtube rabbit hole again, looking at Rube Goldberg marble music machines. Also shows off his Tandy WP-2, and revisits his client/server app, now using GnuTLS. Discussion turns towards Gnu, Wilderbeasts and the "I'm a Gnu" song. Peter is talking to New Zealand on his ham radio and describes a bomb scare! Solbu explains the advantages of running your own email server. Doug is glorious in sunshine and is playing with his new Raspberry Pi 3. bp9 is joined by Doug, Peter, and Solbu.

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Linux Tech Show

Shorter clips from Category5 Technology TV centered on tech-minded viewers.

Catching Nuance

Spooky and Legendary Stories as retold by Bekah Ferguson. Folklore, ghost stories, mysterious and monstrous creatures, and close encounters with extra-terrestrials.

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