The technology blog and podcast

The technology blog and podcast
This is the podcast where I, Jared, talk about assistive technology, security, driving cars, and anything else that may cross my desk. If you wish to contribute, please feel free to contact me through the contact information available on the blog or contact information available in the podcast itself. You may also go to my web site for other public contact information. I look forward in participation and comments from everyone.

Tech podcast 329: November 5, 2019
Nov 5 • 77 min
Welcome to podcast 329. How can we keep ourselves as safe as possible when databases that companies hold them online? I completeluy understand the aspect of why they need to do so. It isn’t possible for them to store it like I do, and its just becoming a…
Tech podcast 328: wrapping up NCSAM and other stuff too
Nov 1 • 76 min
Hi folks, welcome to podcast 328. Transportation: can we use something like Navi Lens in conjunction with apps like transit app, Go Metro, or other apps to get us around by bus or train? Making The Smart Bet On Cybersecurity Whats going on with web…
Technology podcast 327 for October 27, 2019
Oct 27 • 72 min
Welcome to podcast 327 for October 27, 2019. What do you think about giving out or phone numbers? I’m not talking about business, I’m talking about phone numbers for personal use. I heard this on a telephone line on a bulletin board, and got to thinking.…
The Technology podcast 326: Dice World, NCSAM, braille transcription and more
Oct 17 • 76 min
On this podcast, Jaws and firefox’s latest version. NCSAM should be all the time, yes or no? We’ve got a braille transcription update, and Dice World has a new layout.
Technology podcast 325: Door Dash, NCSAM, Scott’s new book, and more
Oct 6 • 69 min
Welcome to the technology blog and podcast. Doordash is the latest major breach, lots of coverage on it. It happened between the release of 324 and now. Is this the beginning of the end? Here is the blog post on it. There is some commentary left by…
tech podcast 324: Scott Schober’s new book, one I finished, and two interesting articles
Sep 29 • 66 min
Welcome to podcast 324 of the technology blog and podcast. On this podcast, we’ve got two different books that are talked about. The first is one that I’ve already read, the second is one that I’m going to read and preordered through Amazon. Finally, I’ve…
Tech podcast 323: Ecuador gets owned, Philmore, and Braille
Sep 20 • 77 min
Welcome to podcast 323 of the technology blog and podcast series. On this podcast, we’ve got several segments for you.
Tech podcast 322: Philmore and tech gone wrong, braille transcription, and more
Sep 16 • 73 min back to the technology blog and podcast, this is podcast 322 of the continuing series covering everything tech including assistive tech, self driving cars, the security landscape and more. This podcast is…
technology podcast 321
Sep 7 • 84 min
In the better late than never department, I put podcast 321 together on the 2nd. Welcome to podcast 321 of the technology blog and podcast. In no way am I complaining at all, but I really think that braille transcription software, no matter what you use,…
Tech podcast 320: what tech do I have?
Aug 25 • 63 min
On this podcast, Sonos, google home, the front door lock, and even a braille transcription update as well. Also, Aira and their announcement of a free 5 minute service which I’ve utalized and its very efficient.
Technology podcast 319: its been awhile, and we’re packed
Aug 18 • 75 min
We’re packed on this episode, but yet I’ve made sure we’ve got a wide variety of stuff. Tech podcast 319 has Philmore, is it getting worse? The Capitalone Breach since we’ve been gone, Braille Transcription, and more. Enjoy!
Tech podcast 318 for July 2, 2019
Jul 4 • 68 min
Welcome to the tech podcast, this is show 318. I’ll be in the process of reloacting, so this may be the last podcast until the relocation is complete. I’m hopeful that the relocating process will go well, and I’ll be available through contact methods…
Technology podcast 317: the security landscape, Braille 2000, and more
Jun 23 • 74 min
Welcome to tech podcast 317. How is our security as of late? Is the landscape good or bad? What are your thoughts on it? Braille 200 has a very interesting update. Braille 2000 has interesting childrens program, made accessible is the article, and I talk…
Tech podcast 316: wetransfer, braille 2000, and IP addresses and scammers
May 30 • 48 min
Hello folks, welcome to the tech podcast, podcast 316. On this podcast, we cover We Transfer. This is a service that was used to deliver files to me, and I actually like its interface. If it is right, I could see myself paying for it, but right now, I…
Technology podcast 315 fr May 23, 2019
May 26 • 71 min
Sorry for the delay in publishing, we’ve ran in to a technical issue, which I’ve found a work around. On this podcast, lessons 13-15 are talked about of the braille transcription course. Next, IOS 12.3. It does fix one of the bugs I’ve had. Next, one ring…
Tech podcast 314: new and old tech, braille transcription, and more
May 14 • 68 min
On this podcast, tech moving too fast: do you think it is? Next, a braille transcription fail, big time. Gaelynn Lea, an artist on CD Baby, is disabled and yet involved in touring and more. I pick a track from this artist and we feature it. Finally, a…
Tech podcast 313: Wipro, Braille 2000, and more
Apr 29 • 72 min
Welcome to the technology blog and podcast, podcast 313. We’ve got a lot for you in a wide variety of news, notes, Braille 2000 stuff, and more. Wipro (pronounced We Pro) is in the news big time. There are three articles which are talked about in the…
Tech podcast 312: braille transcription software, laced malware, and email signature discussion
Apr 17 • 56 min
On this podcast, braille transcription software updates using percent codes. A woman got caught with malware on USB drives when going to a place claiming they were there for an event. Finally, we talk about signatures in general, and my thoughts on…
Tech podcast 311: articles for discussion, transit app, and braille transcription
Apr 6 • 82 min
Welcome to the technology podcast, podcast 311. We’ve got a very interesting braille transcription update which makes me very excited to push forward in this course. Besides that, a transit update, and we start with several articles in discussion. The…
Technology podcast 310: Cyberbullying, phones, privitization of messages, and more
Mar 26 • 66 min
Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 310. On this podcast, we’ve got a very diverse podcast for you.
The technology podcast 309: equifax, goldwave, and more
Mar 24 • 76 min
On this podcast, Equifax is back in the news, and its not so great. Next, Live wire has shows, and we talk about it. Goldwave is talked about with something new I discovered that it can do. You may notice a change in the program. Sports and technology,…
Technology podcast 308: Satelites, Ground Zero closing, and more
Mar 12 • 50 min
On this podcast, Ground Zero is closing. Why? Hear why in a segment. Satelites, can they be hacked? An article is very interesting, yet its not common. Michael in Indiana has an update on Vorail. Equifax is back in the news, and its not good. Finally, the…
Technology podcast 307 for March 7, 2019
Mar 7 • 51 min
Hello folks, we’ve got braille transcription for assignment 10, Philmore productions in the news again, and some news notes. Hope you enjoy the program.
Tech podcast 306: lots of stuff here
Feb 23 • 77 min
On this podcast, we’ve got braille transcription, talk on articles of varying degrees, and does anyone have any common sense?
The Technology podcast: podcast 305: DNS, Pure Nature, and Ralphs
Jan 29 • 96 min
Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 305 of the tech series. On this podcast, I talk about the domain name system in the first segment. There is a very interesting issue that was recently disclosed, however, it isn’t so bad unless you give your credentials…
Technology podcast 304 for January 21, 2019
Jan 21 • 74 min
Welcome to podcast 304 of the technology blog and podcast series. Philmore Productions is back in the spotlight, this time, a very interesting voice mail saying that he’s getting a T1 update, but yet, you tell me if he’s describing voice ovr ip. I got a…
Tech podcast 303: swatting, a braille question, and blindfold games interview
Jan 14 • 76 min
Hello folks, welcome to podcast 303 of the technology blog and podcast series. I’d like to start the podcast with something that came across my desk. This first segment deals with Swatting, and its a very interesting topic as now we’ve got a very…
The Technology blog and podcast, podcast 302: Live wire, BevMo gets Hacked, Skype, and more
Jan 10 • 74 min
Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 302 of Jared’s technology blog and podcast series. How many of you know about Live Wire and its sister system Ground Zero? If you don’t, I have a short segment in regards to both, and include Live Wire’s web site for you…
Tech podcast 301: news, notes, San Diego School District, and more
Jan 1 • 100 min
On this extended edition, the podcast has some lengthy segments. We ask you what we should cover. Question, are you keeping up with your finances? News notes, what else did we miss? The San Diego school District got breached, the <a…
tech podcast 300: braille transcription, DDOS and bomb threats get you in trouble, and more
Dec 16, 2018 • 78 min
Meet a bomb threat person who also does Denial of Service attacks as the first segment talks about an article entitled Bomb Threat Hoaxer, DDos Boss Gets 3 Years which comes from Krebs on Security. We also have a braille transcription update in regards to…
tech podcast 299: braille transcription, the weather, FTP, and breaches
Dec 6, 2018 • 69 min
This episode has FTP going away for web browsers, two segments on assignments 5 and 6 of the transcription course, and breaches updates for this time.
Technology podcast 298: a cautionary tale, braille transcription overview, and blind alive
Nov 26, 2018 • 69 min
On this podcast, a cautionary tale in regards to a credit card situation, the braille transcription course is talked about in a multi part series, and blind alive news.
tech podcast 297: lots of newsy things of interest
Nov 19, 2018 • 64 min
Hello everyone, my name is Jared, and I want to take this opportunity to welcome each and every one of you to my technology podcast. On this edition of the podcast, I have lots of news type items including domain registration news, Aira, of course a…
technology podcast 296: braille transcription in a different form, and news items
Nov 10, 2018 • 70 min
On this edition of the podcast, braille transcription takes a different turn, where I discuss my struggles and show you what was going on. Talk about work arounds, and other things of interest. One of the things that I talk about is the information about…
Tech podcast 295: Trick bot is back, Philmore Productions, and more
Nov 6, 2018 • 76 min
Hello folks, welcome to podcast 295 of the Technology blog and podcast series, I’m Jared Rimer. We’re packed with a wide variety of stuff. We’ve also got several articles that complement the podcast content for you. IOS 12.1 is out. blog post from the…
Tech podcast 294: braille transcription, Yahoo, and Rutgers
Nov 1, 2018 • 68 min
Hello everyone. Welcome to podcast number 294 of the technology blog and podcast series. We’re packed with two braille transcription segments, one talking about Unified English Braille changes that I’m learning as part of taking the braille transcription…
Tech podcast 293: braille transcription, bounty hunting, and the supply chain issues
Oct 24, 2018 • 84 min
Welcome to podcast 293. On this podcast, I continue the braille transcription course coverage by talking about my thoughts on lesson 2’s report. Each report is going to be different, but I talk about moine and how I can understand what they want us to do.…
Technology podcast 292: braille transcription, security researchers turn cybercriminal, drones and w
Oct 21, 2018 • 85 min
We have a lot for you. Here are the show notes for each and every one of you. Welcome to podcast 292 of the technology blog and podcast series. We’ve got a bunch of stuff for you, and i hope you enjoy the program as much as I have bringing it to you. The…
tech podcast 291, facebook, braille transcription, chips and implants, and more
Oct 14, 2018 • 81 min
On this podcast, we welcome a new podcast provider, welcome aboard! I briefly describe what the podcast is. Then, we start the program talking about facebook’s bug. After that, two files dealing with braille transcription, chips with implants, or do I…
tech podcast 290: IOS 12 coverage and are Internet telephone companies viable
Sep 27, 2018 • 74 min
Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 290 of the technology podcast series. IOS 12 with screen time, notifications, comments on the beta cycle process, and SIRI and shortcuts are discussed as part of the first 4 segments. Finally, are systems like Net By…
technology podcast 289: the end of the scammy behavior, transit app, and IOS 12
Sep 17, 2018 • 61 min
Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 289. Jared reveals who has been the culprite of the scammy behavior. Apple releases version 12 of IOS. Transit app has put back a feature, but after the podcast segment, I got a chance to look and connecting lines is not…
Technology podcast 288: something thats bothering me about going after cybersecurity, Equifax one year later, and an interesting malware with a lot of file types being effected
Sep 15, 2018 • 65 min
Welcome to podcast 288, I’m hoping you’ll enjoy this podcast. Why are we going after cybersecurity companies, and not the people who are actually doing the hacking? Articles I’ve read pose this question, and its your job to go find those. Next, Sound,…
The technology blog and podcast, podcast 287: we’ve got scammy behavior
Sep 10, 2018 • 74 min
Hello folks, welcome to podcast number 287. This is the first podcast on Anchor that will be released there. I talk about scammy behavior, even though it wasn’t in email form, its good to be on guard. Transit App has their new version 5 of their app, and…
Tech podcast 286for September 3, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 80 min
Welcome to podcast 286 of the technology blog and podcast series with Jared Rimer. On this podcast: Skype gets a repreave as Version 7 is loved by many in the blind and sighted alike. This is because its got global hotkeys that are loved by all. We learn…
Tech podcast 285 for August 29, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 113 min
Hello folks, welcome to podcast 285 for August 29, 2018. On this extended edition of the podcast, we’ve got quite a number of items for you, and the podcast will last you 113 minutes. We start with a demo of Mixcloud. Mixcloud can be considered similar to…
Tech podcast 284 for August 25, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 85 min
Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 284. This podcast has been in the making for almost a month, but it is well worth the wait. Here’s what I have for you. First, I tell you a story about a gentleman who got kicked off of a phone line, and this gentleman…
Tech podcast 283 for July 30, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 80 min
Hello everyone, welcome to podcast 283 of the independent technology podcast, different than other tech podcasts. I say we’re different because we don’t do things the same as other podcasts, and if you’ve not given the podcasts this year a listen, you…
Tech podcast 282 for July 25, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 106 min
Welcome to podcast 282. our blog has the full show notes of today’s program. Its packed with plenty of information that could be useful.
Tech podcast 281 for July 20, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 109 min
On this podcast, we link to quite a few different articles and other things that may be of interest. Go to the blog under podcasts, to see the complete show notes. Thanks for listening!
Tech podcast 280 for July 15, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 71 min
Welcome to podcast 280. My name is Jared Rimer, an I hope that you enjoy the program as much as I am bringing it to you. Three segments but they are good segments and they include links. The links are as follows: Chinese-linked hackers breached top…
Tech podcast 279 for July 8, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 75 min
Welcome to podcast 279. This podcast is long awaited, and I need to get back to doing things more promptly. The news here is not so outdated, but I definitely need to work on getting stuff out more timely. Today, I talk about learning a braille…
Tech podcast 278 for June 9, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 71 min
Welcome to podcast 278 of the technology podcast with Jared Rimer. I’ve got several articles I’m going to link to as part of this week’s program, as well as a game update from audio game hub. 3 Charged In Fatal Kansas ‘Swatting’ Attack Krebs on Security…
Tech podcast 277 for May 22, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 146 min
Welcome to podcast 277 of the technology podcast series with Jared Rimer. Is diction a security risk, especially when it comes to habits as dictating medical and other history that you may text to someone that you feel isn’t a problem? A podcast I heard…
Technology podcast 276: the tech retrospective, one week later
Sep 6, 2018 • 75 min
Published on April 29th. On this podcast, I talk about dad, what he did in regards to me and technology. I also talk about a tech glitch that I found through some comments, and how I’m planning to fix it. I hope you enjoy the podcast. Read the full 2 and…
tech podcast 275 for April 10, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 62 min
There is a lot on our notations for this podcast. It would be best to find the show notes on our blog under the podcasts category. Thanks so much for listening!
Tech podcast 274 for April 1, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 70 min
There was a bit of a delay, but podcast 274 was released on the first of April. Welcome to podcast 274. Are you familiar with how someone who would get dressed could do it if they have a disability that prevents them from doing it on their own? A very…
tech podcast 273 for March 3, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 73 min
March 3, 2018 had an episode of the podcast. On this podcast, a ted talk bonus on jackpotting ATM’s. Comments on the video with commentary on the Zone’s closing, and finally why did we choose our phone of choice? Come have a discussion with us.
Technology podcast 272 for February 11, 2018
Sep 6, 2018 • 92 min
Welcome to tech 272. On this edition, an update to podcast 62, which was done way back in 2008. Our main segment is dealing with NVDA and its remote feature. We talk about how it can be abused and while no damage is done this time, people can get…
Technology podcast 271 for January 29, 2018
Sep 5, 2018 • 77 min
NVDA remote and a demo of the Healow app for IOS to communicate, book appointments, and check on your records from your doctors office.
technology podcast 270
Sep 5, 2018 • 63 min
On this edition of the podcast, we’ve got a mac demo, a bonehead award of the day, and an interesting video on how cybercrime hides in the underbelly of the internet. Hope you enjoy!
technology podcast 269
Sep 5, 2018 • 83 min
UEB, better late than never. Can Augmented reality and tech help with surgeries? Fake handbags are nothing new, but can this type of fake item really funnel crime rings? An interesting ted talk by someone who investigates such things. Also, comments on an…
Technology podcast 268 for January 5, 2018
Sep 5, 2018 • 80 min
Welcome to podcast number 268 for January 15, 2018. On this edition of the program, I talk about a cautionary tale of giving out personal information which I heard on a telephone line where someone gave out the address in which they live. Question: what…