(Season 4) Episode 7 – Emulating Your Predecessors

[Gaming Arc 5/6]

Emulation. The path to play your old favorite games, even if you’re missing the associated console! But, how does it even work?


Sources:

Emulator Definition:

How Emulators Work (HLE vs LLE):

Hardware Emulation:

Newer Console Emulation over HLE:


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(Season 4) Minisode 7 – We’ll USB-C You Later, Apple

Okay, the Apple in the title is just rubbing it in their faces- this minisode is about USB-C! It’s a compact connector you may have seen on your smartphone (if you don’t have an iPhone), laptop, and/or tablet. And just recently… well okay, Apple’s been making a fuss.


Sources:

Older Ports:

USB History:

USB Superposition:

Lightning Connector:

EU Parliament on Common Charging Port:


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Opening Music: Synthetic Pleasures by MOKKA

[Out-of-Order Release] (Season 4) Episode 10 – A (Meta) Crisis

Meta… like the concept? Meta, like metaphysical? Meta… like… a Facebook rebrand. Well, you know them, you know we don’t love them, but let’s talk about all of the changes that have come with this rebrand.


Sources:

Meta Name Controversy:

Facebook’s Metaverse Buildout:

Positive changes:

The Facebook Files: (The Wall Street Journal Link):

The Verge, 16 November 2021, “Meta Goes Into Lockdown”


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