Go dark and get deep as Dan walks you through the basics of setting up a burner laptop! In a special, two part episode, we’re going to look at the hardware, network, software, and physical security you’ll need to think about when you’re setting up a laptop you might eventually walk away from. Here in Part One, let’s talk about the hardware, the network, and operational security of the device.

CORRECTION: During the episode I refer to GPS as a two way communication which, as Jason Griffey and John Fink pointed out on Twitter, is wrong. What I was talking about is the communication between GPS and apps that use GPS. The GPS on a smartphone is a receiver, and that’s all it does, receive information. I am so sorry for that error, and I’ll mention this correction in Part Two!

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FIFTY EPISODES?!

Can you believe it? The show is over three years old and, with fifty episodes on the books, Dan decided to do something special! Join the Cyberpunk Librarian for a look at one the best pieces of cyberpunk art ever created and one of the greatest cyberpunk stories ever crafted.

Kore wa, Kōkaku Kidōtai: Gosuto in za Sheru.

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  • Can I Stream It – Find out where you can watch or buy Ghost in the Shell online.
  • Matrix Revisited – xkcd on how it’s too bad they never made any sequels to The Matrix.
  • Can I Stream It – Find out where you can watch or buy The Matrix online.

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Turn on, tune in, and chill out as Dan takes you on a trip through the sounds of ambient and space music! Put your mind at rest, lay back, and let the sound flow over and around you. Relax and get more done thanks to the soundscapes and cosmic wonder of ambient music. Dan delivers the info on where to find the best ambient tunes and offers a sampler of some of the best in the genre.

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On this Halloween episode of Generating X, Dan takes a look at Ghostbusters — two movies separated by 32 years and a generational divide.

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