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The Gareth and BillCast

This is the Billcast - sounds from Bill Thompson

Apr 24, 2023

In this episode, Bill looks at Apple's plans to use only recycled cobalt in iPhone batteries, and the wider context of recovering and recycling metals for use in consumer electronics and batteries. Gareth has found another use for graphene, but this one seems like it might actually make it into widespread use. And...

Apr 17, 2023

In this episode Gareth and Bill discuss how modern cars are being stolen using electronic devices that 'spoof' the internal control networks, and bemoan the passing of many small bots because Twitter has started charging for API access. Plus some feedback from listeners, for which we are always grateful.

Apr 10, 2023

In this first episode Gareth and Bill talk about why they're starting a podcast, explore the world of generative AI and why the machines keep making stuff up, and worry about how easy it is to get your smart speakers to do things without asking you first.  Plus some banter and chat.

Apr 9, 2023

After years of talking tech, Gareth Mitchell and Bill Thompson just can't seem to break the habit... first episode published Monday April 10.