The Impromptu

31: You Can Pry Encryption from Our Cold Dead iPhones

Synopsis: Michael joins Alex in the Hologram Radio studio this week to discuss the FBI’s demands on Apple to build a backdoor into iOS. They also discuss the fascinating article from The New Yorker on “The Golden Generation,” China’s rich kids head west and how foreign investment is raising prices and making Vancouver an unaffordable…

The Impromptu

30: Honey You Bricked My Smartphone

Synopsis: Michael and Alex briefly touch on the recent “error 53” bricked iPhone story, discussed at length the new CBC Star Trek series, and of course the new Batman v Superman trailer. Duration: 1:09:42 Present: Michael Norton, Alex Knight. Episode Links ‘Error 53’ fury mounts as Apple software update threatens to kill your iPhone 6…

The Impromptu

29: The Twitter Police – with Jordan Cooper

Jordan Cooper

Synopsis: Michael Norton is away this week, recovering from a nasty virus going around. While he rests up, Alex talks to comedian Jordan Cooper about Twitter suspending 125,000 accounts tied to ISIS or have engaged in terrorist threats, dealing with online harassment, when to block and report people, and should Twitter be policing what should…