Podcasts

Why is Everything Made in China?

In this episode, we explore the history of industrialization in China and ask why are so many electronics assembled there. 

TechStuff Classic: How Hand-drawn Animation Works

What's the process of animating a film with hand-drawn animation? Who patented the process of cel-based animation? What was Disney's multiplane camera? Join Jonathan and Chris as they ink the answers to these questions and more.



The GE of Today

Tragedies and financial crises turned what used to be General Electric's strengths into liabilities. In this episode, we learn how the once dominant company began to struggle and why some think its heading for insolvency.

GE and the House That Jack Built

After World War II, General Electric would grow rapidly to the point of bloat. Then a man named Jack Welch took over as CEO and made some big changes. What was Welch's legacy?

TechStuff Classic: How DNA Computers Work

How can a DNA sequence represent digital information? How dense is the data storage with DNA? What could be the future of computers with DNA? Join Jonathan and Chris as they delve into the depths and future of DNA and computing.

In its first few decades, General Electric would grow into an enormous company with incredible influence in the United States. In this episode, we see how that played out leading up to and through World War II.

The Founding of G&E

General Electric has been around for more than 100 years. It's recently been in a bit of a slump. How did this company get started?

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Gets Salty

What is desalination? What are some of the methods used to get salt out of water? Why isn't desalination in wider use? Join Jonathan and Chris as they explore the tech behind desalination in this episode with Erik Hanson of General Electric.

Shh! The Tech is Listening!

Companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have all admitted to using humans to listen to user audio for various reasons. But how far does this go? Is your tech actually eavesdropping on you?

Formula 1 - 101

Scott Benjamin joins the show to talk about the history and tech behind Formula 1 race cars. What sets them apart?