Episode 245

Apple Thinks Different About Encryption


August 10th, 2021

56 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

Apple has announced a new update that will allow scanning of your private photos. Firefox 91 is released, and the new US infrastructure bill means you might be paying per mile to drive an EV.

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03:00 Manually Connecting Services - Jim

07:20 Career Advice? - Robert

  • Start based on Value
  • Start with what you know well
  • Start with a LLC on the side
  • If moving to a new employer, be honest about how long you will work there
  • Put the customer's needs first
  • Anticipate needs
  • Set up a full LLC or Corp, not a DBA, pass through, or sole proprietorship

18:00 Email & PGP - Barking Bandicoot

  • AU Gov can force back doors
  • Symmetric vs (Public/Private key pair) Asymmetric/PKI encryption
  • GPG Guide
  • Enigmail

24:00 Pick of the Week

26:20 Gadget of the Week

  • HulkMan Alpha100
  • Heavy Duty vehicle jump-starter/battery bank
  • Amazon Affiliate

30:30 Firefox 91

  • Total Cookie Protections Enhancement
  • Supports Log In and SSO on more sites
  • Simplify Page for printing is back
  • HTTPS First

31:45 Valve & Arch vs Debian

  • Debian - "if it ain't broke, don't fix it"
  • Arch - Faster fixes, Faster updates
  • PC Gamer

37:45 Infra Bill Includes Per Mile Road Tax

  • Per Mile Usage Fee
  • Data collected via
    • Third Party OBDII modules
    • OEM Telematics
    • Insurance Companies
    • "Any other method"
  • Nothing about data privacy
  • TheDrive.com

45:00 Apple & Encryption

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