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FluidTalks Ep 83: Twitter went blue
FluidTalks Ep 83: Twitter went blue
On this week’s episode, the co-hosts discuss the saga around twitters acquisition by Elon Musk. The weeks news Bitcoin plunges as Binance walks away from FTX bailout. Is this the new crypto crisis? - Read More US programmer sues Microsoft and OpenAI for open-source piracy - Read More US Seizes 50K Bitcoins Related to Silk Road Marketplace - Read More Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share YouTube - YouTube -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w66UUadPuZc Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
39:22
November 23, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 82: Are Collaboration Tools More Vulnerable Than You Think?
FluidTalks Ep 82: Are Collaboration Tools More Vulnerable Than You Think?
On this week’s episode, the co-hosts discuss a recently-published paper examining threats that face Business Collaboration Platforms, like Slack and Microsoft Teams, due to their third-party app model. While briefly addressing these threats, the co-hosts share their thoughts and address the question: Do third-party apps need stricter controls? The weeks’s news Next.js 13 -> Read More James Webb telescope spies 'Pillars of Creation' -> Read More Microsoft claims that GitHub now has a USD 1B ARR and 90M active users -> Read More Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Find the paper: http://www.earlence.com/assets/papers/slack-teams-security22.pdf Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
42:28
October 31, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 81: Microsoft Surface Event Reaction
FluidTalks Ep 81: Microsoft Surface Event Reaction
On this weeks episode: The co-hosts react to Microsoft's new Surface products and share their thoughts and sentiments. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
44:56
October 18, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 80: Are Keynotes Still Relevant?
FluidTalks Ep 80: Are Keynotes Still Relevant?
News Segment 1. Announcing Turnstile, a user-friendly, privacy-preserving alternative to CAPTCHA -> Read More 2. Spotify acquires firm that detects harmful content -> Read More 3. Instagram will increase its ad load as Meta battles a drop in income -> Read More 4. Google makes good on its $1B plan to support Africa’s digital economy, but there is a long way to go -> Read More 5. Musk’s Twitter deal back on: What you need to know -> Read More On this weeks episode: The co-hosts discuss the Tech Keynotes, their relevancy and exciting future? We’ll see. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
31:44
October 08, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 79: You will lose your SIM card
FluidTalks Ep 79: You will lose your SIM card
News Segment 1. Credential stuffing accounts for 34% of all login attempts -> Read More 2. Humans now only make up 38.5% of internet traffic – The other 61.5% is non-human (bots, hacking tools, others) -> Read More 3. UK may fine TikTok $29 million for failing to protect children's privacy - Read More 4. TikTok experimenting with new ‘Nearby’ feed to promote local content -> Read More On this weeks episode: The co-hosts talk about the introduction of eSim, that Apple have adopted and can also be enjoyed locally from Safaricom (a very easy process). Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
37:43
September 30, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 78: The Merge
FluidTalks Ep 78: The Merge
FluidTalks Ep 78: The Merge News Segment 1. Months after Elon Musk meeting, Twitter loses hundreds of employees - Read More 2. FBI Probes Uber And GTA 6 Hacks, U.K. Teen Extortion Gang Leader Suspected - Read More 3. Apple is raising prices on App Store across multiple countries in Asia and Europe - Read More 4. Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Are Vulnerable to Spell-Jacking: otto-js - Read More 5. Adobe Buys Figma For $20 Billion - Read More On this weeks episode: The co-hosts talk about the technological feat that is the Ethereum Merge: the original Ethereum Mainnet merging with a separate proof-of-stake blockchain called the Beacon Chain, now existing as one chain. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
33:28
September 24, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 77: Ramblings on Social Media
FluidTalks Ep 77: Ramblings on Social Media
News Segment 1. Canva Create 2022: The Future is Visual - Read More 2. Twitter shareholders approve Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout offer - Read More 3. Instagram knows it has a Reels problem - Read More 4. South Korea Issues Arrest Warrant for Terra CEO Do Kwon: Report - Read More On this weeks episode: The co-hosts talk about how todays social media is a beast that is devouring many, as others tame it. Listen in on their ramblings. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
50:07
September 19, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 76: Apple’s ‘Far Out’ Event Reaction
FluidTalks Ep 76: Apple’s ‘Far Out’ Event Reaction
On this weeks episode: The team decided to react Apples event and their take on the products released by the company, such as Airpods, iPhone & Apple Watch. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Apple Audio source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ux6zXguiqxM&t=1s Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:34:10
September 12, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 75: Host Feud
FluidTalks Ep 75: Host Feud
News Segment The Merge - Read More Trump’s Truth Social App Blocked From Google Play Store - Read More Rhythm Nation - Read More ‘The Future Is Here’—Visa, Mastercard And Binance - Read More Epic Games Acquisition - Read More JS on the Webb - Read More Days of our lives - Read More The earth is spinning faster - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael, Antony and Gloria are tasked with answering fun, interesting Tech-based questions from the producer, “Guy-Behind-The-Mic” to test their knowledge. Have a listen and guess the answers along with them. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:18:41
September 01, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 74: Are Smart Phones Dead?
FluidTalks Ep 74: Are Smart Phones Dead?
News Segment Fewer Ransomware Victims Pay, as Median Ransom Falls in Q2 2022 -> Read More Thousands of Solana wallets drained in multimillion-dollar exploit -> Read More Dating app Tinder swipes left on chief executive -> Read More Africa: regulate surveillance technologies and personal data -> Read More Netflix Partners with Microsoft on Ads -> Read More Google Delays Chrome’s Third-party Cookies Ban to 2024 -> Read More Cristiano Ronaldo & Harry Maguire most abused players on Twitter - report -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael, Antony and Gloria talk about where the smartphones are heading, their limit and what people are tending towards these days. (Michael was challenged to design a phone-look, let’s hope he delivers). Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Tinder episode Antony is talking about -> https://anchor.fm/fluidtalks/episodes/FluidTalks-Ep-12-Find-Singles-Near-You-Valentines-Edition-eq0a53 Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
55:23
August 06, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 73: Post-Launch Struggles: The Techducate Story
FluidTalks Ep 73: Post-Launch Struggles: The Techducate Story
News Segment Flutterwave debunks money laundering allegations in Kenya, says ‘we did no wrong’ - Read More Elon Musk notifies Twitter he is terminating deal - Read More Nothing 1 phone quirky design aims to light up market - Read More Mr Eazi, Black Coffee and Ajebutter22: The African music artists backing startups - Read More Data breach of NFT marketplace OpenSea may expose customers to phishing attacks - Read More Japan’s SmartBank raises $20M Series A for its prepaid card and finance app - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael, Antony and Gloria talk with Mariachana Moturi, the founder of TechDucate Africa, a TechEd organization that equips and empowers primary school children from less privileged backgrounds with technology skills, enabling them to create and innovate solutions for their communities. Last time she mentioned an learning platform that they had In store for us, which shall be the main point of discussion today. Website - https://techducateafrica.co.ke/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/TechducateA Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/techducateafrica IG - https://instagram.com/techducate_africa?igshid=NDBlY2NjN2I= Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:00:08
July 19, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 72: The Future of Work Through AI Integration
FluidTalks Ep 72: The Future of Work Through AI Integration
News Segment EBay Acquires NFT Marketplace KnownOrigin for Undisclosed Amount - Read More Scotland trials use of drones to deliver school meals - Read More Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Browser Is Officially Dead - Read More Report reveals half of Japan's businesses had yet to ditch Internet Explorer - Read More Cloudflare outage on June 21, 2022 - Read More Telegram has launched a paid version - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael, Antony and Gloria talk with Shirely Omari on the future of work through AI integration - BizMerlin Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:05:11
July 04, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 71: Does your choice of programming language matter
FluidTalks Ep 71: Does your choice of programming language matter
News Segment Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past? - Read More Apple signs 10-year streaming deal with Major League Soccer - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Gloria talk about the limitations? Of programming languages in relation to the project being built… whether they matter or not. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
46:05
June 20, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 70: Targeted Advertising
FluidTalks Ep 70: Targeted Advertising
News Segment WWDC 2022 - Read More Students Revolutionary Innovations Hit New Milestones - Read More Use Word for the Web to Transcribe Audio and Video - Read More Broadcom to purchase VMware in deal valued at $61 billion - Read More Introducing Instagram’s Visual Refresh - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony, Michael and Gloria talk about targeted ADs and the ideology about it. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
59:07
June 16, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 69: Having an experimental mindset
FluidTalks Ep 69: Having an experimental mindset
FluidTalks Ep 69: Having an Experimental Mindset News Segment Ampersand make its entry in the Kenyan market - Read More Airbnb says it will be removing all 150,000 of its listings in China. Local hosts and users don't seem to care - Read More Netflix Confirms It Is Adding Games And It Won't Cost You Any Extra - Read More Uber crosses 1 billion rides in Africa - Read More Gene Drives: The advanced sci-fi technology to fight malaria mosquito explained - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony and Gloria bounce ideas off each other on experimental tech ideas. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:06:28
June 03, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 68: Back in Time (Apple discontinues the iPod after 20 years)
FluidTalks Ep 68: Back in Time (Apple discontinues the iPod after 20 years)
News Segment npm package with 1.4M weekly downloads ditches npmjs.com for own CDN - Read More MARA raises $23M from Coinbase Ventures and FTX to build Africa’s portal to the crypto economy - Read More Microsoft open sources the code for 3D Movie Maker - Read More Apple to developers: if we deleted your old app, it deserved it - Read More Facebook sued in Kenya over work conditions for moderators - Read More Apple discontinues the iPod after 20 years - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony and Michael talk about their favorite childhood gadgets, beginning with the iPod and all its glorious memories. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
51:19
May 17, 2022
FluidTalks Ep.67: 2 Paths Same Destination
FluidTalks Ep.67: 2 Paths Same Destination
News Segment Nano ink solar cells allow tech to charge in any light - Read More Instagram's dark side: sexual harassers, crypto scammers, ID thieves - Read More World-first hub for flying taxis, Air-One, opens in Coventry, UK, heralding a new age of zero-emission transport - Read More Hetzner lost customer data and gave 20€ as compensation - Read More What would you do with this cool DIY haptic knob? - Read More The lickable-TV guy created electric chopsticks to make food taste saltier - Read More GitHub notifies owners of private repos stolen using OAuth tokens - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony, Michael and Gloria talk to two young and promising developers who took slightly different paths, but end up doing the same thing . Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
50:16
May 04, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 66: You Are Being Tricked Into Saying YES!!
FluidTalks Ep 66: You Are Being Tricked Into Saying YES!!
News Segment Another Week, Another Hack - Read More Visa chooses Kenya over Nigeria as it opens first innovation hub - Read More Today in FinTech Ukraine: Epic Games Raises $144M for Humanitarian Effort - Read More GitLab Vulnerability - Read More Musk takes 9% stake in Twitter to become top shareholder, starts poll on edit button - Read More Big Companies - Read More Other Links: Nerdwriter Video - Read More Dark Patterns (Further Reading) - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony, Michael and Gloria talk about how Tech Giant products cleverly design experience to trick users, also known as Dark Patterns. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
56:02
April 15, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 65: This is a developing story: FlutterWave
FluidTalks Ep 65: This is a developing story: FlutterWave
News Segment Tech firms face higher levies as Kenya plans to double digital service tax - Read More The full Windows 95 launch keynote is now viewable on YouTube - Read More Flutterwave: The African Unicorn Built On Quicksand - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony, Michael and Gloria talk about the drama surrounding the Flutterwave company expose. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
47:19
April 14, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 64: Why We Struggle With Solo Projects
FluidTalks Ep 64: Why We Struggle With Solo Projects
FluidTalks Ep 64: Why We Struggle With Solo Projects News Segment Ubisoft confirms 'cyber security incident', resets staff passwords - Read More Australia sues Facebook over scam ads impersonating celebrities - Read More People are sending 7 billion voice messages on WhatsApp every day - Read More Glasgow scientists develop simple test for malaria in mosquitoes - Read More Stephen Wilhite, Creator of the GIF, Dead at 74 - Read More Visa launches NFT program as it considers the digital art a new form of e-commerce - Read More Spotify said out $7B in the year 2021 - Read More Dual use of artificial-intelligence-powered drug discovery - Read More Heineken launches virtual beer in self-mocking metaverse 'joke' - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony, Michael and Gloria talk about their personal projects and struggles thus far. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
51:35
April 06, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 63: Sci-Fi... It got a little bit philosophical
FluidTalks Ep 63: Sci-Fi... It got a little bit philosophical
News Segment Instagram rolls out new safety tools for parents - Read More Germany Warns Against Russia's Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software - Read More META TO ADD NFTS ON INSTAGRAM, ACCORDING TO MARK ZUCKERBERG - Read More Kenya: Kemsa Board Denies Fresh Graft Claims Over Missing Mosquito Nets, Condoms - Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony and Gloria briefly talk about the possibility of Sci-Fi, how close we are to achieving it and how it affects us. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:02:17
March 25, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 62: Getting into Crypto
FluidTalks Ep 62: Getting into Crypto
News Segment 1. Apple launches Mac Studio with powerful, new M1 Ultra chip at 2022 event - Read More 2. A rogue rocket part collided with the moon - Read More 3. Fitbit recalls Ionic watch following skin burns - Read More 4. Hackers leak 190GB of alleged Samsung data, source code - Read More 5. Federal regulators accuse 2 siblings in $124M crypto scam - Read More 6. Spotify and Discord are back online after outages linked to Google Cloud - Read More 7. Twitter is launching a Tor service for more secure and private tweeting - Read More 8. People Loved This Cool Twitter Hack During Apple's Big Event - Read More On this weeks episode: Our three co-hosts continue with blockchain-related product, crypto, how to buy, sell and store. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
56:03
March 10, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 61: Defi Not Deify - Demystifying Block 1000
FluidTalks Ep 61: Defi Not Deify - Demystifying Block 1000
News Segment Blockchain infra startup Tenderly raises $40M after seeing 500% YoY revenue growth - Read More Toyota to close all 14 of its Japanese factories due to suspected cyber attack - Read More Forza Horizon 5 Gets Sign Language Support - Read More Airtags are dangerous — here’s how Apple could fix them - Read More Netflix acquires another developer to build ‘world class games’ - Read More On this weeks episode: Our three co-hosts continue with blockchain-related products, Decentralized Finance (Defi) to be specific. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
52:20
March 09, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 60: Bitcoins
FluidTalks Ep 60: Bitcoins
News Segment 1. Dad takes down town's internet by mistake to get his kids offline - Read More 2. LinkedIn debuts its own podcast network - Read More 3. Scam victims get back Ethereum worth millions; FTX plans gaming unit - Read More 4. $1.7 million in NFTs stolen in apparent phishing attack on OpenSea users - Read More 5. Google Drive flags macOS '.DS_Store' files for copyright violation - Read More 6. Melania Trump Accused of Secretly Buying Her Own NFT to Avoid Disgrace - Read More 7. Trump’s social network has launched on iOS - Read More 8. Windows 11 Pro will soon require a Microsoft Account when setting up for the first time - Read More 9. A mischief of magpies defeated scientists' tracking devices - Read More On this weeks episode: Our three co-hosts talk about what Bitcoin is, why it exists and if you should own any. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:00:14
March 07, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 59: Crisis in Confidence
FluidTalks Ep 59: Crisis in Confidence
News Segment Ticketmaster partners with Snapchat to match users with live events - Read More Twitter expands its crackdown on trolling and hate - Read More Google’s free Chrome OS Flex can turn an old PC into a Chromebook - Read More Fintech startup Flutterwave raises $250 mln at over $3 bln valuation - Read More Facebook lost daily users for the first time ever last quarter - Read More Microsoft claims HoloLens is ‘doing great’ after reports version 3 was canceled - Read More On this weeks episode: Our three co-hosts talk about how crisis in the Dev world and a few solutions to combat it. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
51:38
February 28, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 58: TechLit Africa with Nelly Cheboi
FluidTalks Ep 58: TechLit Africa with Nelly Cheboi
On this weeks episode: Empowering young children through basic computer knowledge, has been Nelly’s work since 2019 which has proved fruitful since then, positively impacting her community in Mogotio. Have a listen to her inspiring story and feel free to donate your time, money or any other resource at your disposal. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share TechLit Website (Donations) -> https://techlitafrica.org/individuals KES Donations -> Paybill 4085095, Account No. 'Your Name' Nelly Cheboi -> https://www.linkedin.com/in/nelly-cheboi/ Forbes 30 under 30 -> https://www.forbes.com/profile/nelly-cheboi/?sh=29505aa75764 Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
43:50
February 21, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 57: Code Burn Out Syndrome
FluidTalks Ep 57: Code Burn Out Syndrome
News Segment Zuckerberg’s dream of launching a cryptocurrency is officially over - Read More Canva buys data visual firm Flourish - Read More Sony to buy Destiny developer Bungie for $3.6bn - Read More On this weeks episode: The three co-hosts, talk about how to manage code burnout and their personal solutions on the matter. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
01:01:08
February 15, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 56: Software Engineering Myths
FluidTalks Ep 56: Software Engineering Myths
News Segment 1. Telegram is a hotspot for the sale of stolen financial accounts - Read More 2. First EV mass transit bus by Swedish-Kenyan startup Opibus begins operation amidst plans for regional launch by 2023 - Read More 3. IMF Urges El Salvador To Remove Bitcoin As Legal Tender - Read More 4. Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics app bursting with privacy risks - Read More 5. Bataclan survivor finds NFT of her X-ray for sale online - Read More 6. Man who lost £150,000 in cryptocurrency scam by woman he thought he was in a relationship with - Read More 7. Safari bug leaks your Google account info, browsing history - Read More 8. Get to know the new Topics API for Privacy Sandbox - Read More 9. Google Drive flags nearly empty files for 'copyright infringement' - Read More 10. I bought the $19 Apple Polishing Cloth so you don't have to - Read More On this weeks episode: The three co-hosts, discuss some of the myths labeled on software engineers. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
53:51
February 02, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 55: The Future Internet
FluidTalks Ep 55: The Future Internet
News Segment POA INTERNET announces first close of a $28M financing round led by AFRICA50 - Read More Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard to bring the joy and community of gaming to everyone, across every device - Read More Select committee subpoenas social media companies for records related to January 6th attach - Read More Spain moves to rein in crypto-asset advertising - Read More Google’s Sonos lawsuit dodge might let other phone makers do what Pixel cannot - Read More On this weeks episode: The three co-hosts, discuss their thoughts on where the internet is going. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
51:23
January 24, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 54: The Present Internet
FluidTalks Ep 54: The Present Internet
FluidTalks Ep 54: The Present Internet News Segment 1. Google will spend 2022 trying to match Apple’s ecosystem integrations - Read More 2. Google's 'Fast Pair' announcement for Windows shows everything that's wrong with Google - Read More 3. One Day After Launch, OpenSea Competitor LooksRare Sells Over $100M in NFTs - Read More 4. Police fired for chasing Snorlax instead of robbers - Read More 5. Swiss Army Bans Telegram, WhatsApp and Signal Use for Staff, Recommends Threema - Read More 6. How Signal is playing with fire - Read More 7. Dev corrupts NPM libs 'colors' and 'faker' breaking thousands of apps - Read More 8. Resident of Queens home with suspected bomb-making materials charged - Read More On this weeks episode: The three co-hosts, discuss their thoughts on where the internet currently is. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
56:38
January 17, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 53: A Brief History of The Internet
FluidTalks Ep 53: A Brief History of The Internet
News Segment 1. mPharma raises $35 million in round joined by Tinder co-founder’s JAM fund, Bharti executive - Read More 2. Kosovo bans cryptocurrency mining after blackouts - Read More 3. Say hi to Car Thing. The smart player from Spotify that fills your car with music, news, entertainment, talk, and more. - Read More 4. Affordable and Portable Solar Powered Cold Storage - Read More On this weeks episode: The three co-hosts, lay bare some interesting facts about the internets origin and some early products as a result. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
57:31
January 10, 2022
FluidTalks Ep 52: Understandable Code
FluidTalks Ep 52: Understandable Code
News Segment 1. Twitter’s Highest-Profile Users Get VIP Treatment When Trolls Strike -> Read More 2. Kenyan startup Wowzi secures $3.2 million from 4DX Ventures, Andela co-founder to expand across Africa -> Read More 3. MultiChoice partners Udemy to empower customers -> Read More 4. Bored Ape NFT is accidentally sold for $3000 instead of $300,000 -> Read More 5. Oversight Board upholds Meta's original decision: Case 2021-014-FB-UA -> Read More 6. Hackers start pushing malware in worldwide Log4Shell attacks -> Read More 7. National Vulnerability Database -> Read More On this weeks episode: The three co hosts, who happen to all be software developers, talk about what it really means to write ‘understandable’ code. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share Bid on Antony’s NFT Collection - https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
57:10
December 20, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 51: Remote Working with The Toffee Tribe Co-Founder Nginda Nganga
FluidTalks Ep 51: Remote Working with The Toffee Tribe Co-Founder Nginda Nganga
News Segment 1. Amazon says software problem was at root of huge Internet outage this week - Read More 2. Square, Inc. Changes Name to Block - Read More 3. Visa launches crypto consulting services in push for mainstream adoption - Read More 4. Facebook sets up a new website to circumvent app store fees - Read More 5. Elon Musk says ‘civilization is going to crumble’ if people don’t have more children - Read More 6. Protected Content, Delete by Date, Device Management and More - Read More 7. OneDrive sync for native ARM devices now in public preview - Read More 8. Antony’s NFT Collection - Read More On this weeks episode: The Toffee Tribe is a one-stop platform for remote workers and freelancers to find co-working spaces, workstations, and remote jobs. We are joined by the Co-Founder, Nginda Nganga who talks about their past, present and future. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share IG - https://www.instagram.com/thetoffeetribe/ LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thetoffeetribe/ Website - https://www.toffeetribe.com/ linktree - https://linktr.ee/ToffeeTribe
01:03:15
December 13, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 50: Half A Century In
FluidTalks Ep 50: Half A Century In
News Segment 1. Kasuku NFT - https://kasuku.app/kasuku/public/ 2. Here are the first Android Flagships to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 - Read More 3. TikTok launches new tips feature powered by Stripe - Read More 4. Meta ordered to sell Giphy by UK regulator - Read More 5. Twitter’s new CEO announces major reorganization of the social networking company - Read More 6. Expanding our private information policy to include media - Read More 7. Tanzania Plans to Launch CBDC After eNaira Launch: Report - Read More On this weeks episode: Marking our 50th episode, the hosts commemorate their favorite recording sessions, laughing at our mistakes, enjoying the progress and hopeful for the future. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share For the NFT lovers, have a look at Co - Host Antonys collection: https://opensea.io/collection/bottled-humans
55:34
December 06, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 49: The Metaverse Pt.2
FluidTalks Ep 49: The Metaverse Pt.2
News Segment - El Salvador Bitcoin city planned at base of Conchagua volcano -> Read More - A look under the hood of the most successful streaming service on the planet -> Read More - Cyber-flashing likely to become a criminal offence - Dorries -> Read More - Biometric auth bypassed using fingerprint photo, printer, and glue -> Read More - VR helps parents visualise child's surgery -> Read More On this weeks episode: Michael and GG follow up on the Metaverse part 1 discussion. What do you think of Meta? Enjoy this Part 2 on the teams thoughts on The Metaverse, what they think of it and it’s potential. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
53:09
November 26, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 48: The Metaverse Pt.1
FluidTalks Ep 48: The Metaverse Pt.1
News Segment - McAfee to Be Acquired by an Investor Group for over $14 Billion -> Read More - Web Summit 2021 | Day two -> Read More - Apple announces Self Service Repair -> Read More - Crypto.com Buys Naming Rights to Staples Center in Los Angeles -> Read More - How high-speed electric vehicle racing is advancing tech -> Read More On this weeks episode: Michael is cynical of the Metaverse… Antony is excited for this new virtual world…. Gloria is curious to experience this world…. What do you think of Meta? Enjoy this Part 1 on the teams thoughts on The Metaverse, what they think of it and its potential. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:07:48
November 19, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 47: Welcoming Co-Host ‘C’ … Gloria Givondo
FluidTalks Ep 47: Welcoming Co-Host ‘C’ … Gloria Givondo
News Segment How African refugees used bitcoin to build their own grassroots economy -> Read More Rwanda goes electric with locally made motorbikes -> Read More EA says NFTs are part of the future of games industry -> Read More Flutterwave Acquires Disha in Massive Boost to Global Creator Economy -> Read More Peter Jackson sells visual effects firm for $1.6bn to Unity -> Read More On this weeks episode: Gloria has graced us with her presence on the podcast a few weeks back, talking to us about the patience needed to teach youngsters (6-11 years old) how to code. As fate may have it, she joins us again not as a guest, but as a co-host. FluidTalkers we introduce to you Gloria Givondo. Gloria’s episode 44-> https://anchor.fm/fluidtalks/episodes/FluidTalks-Ep-44-Its-possible-to-teach-kids-how-to-code-e18pdtn Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
28:03
November 16, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 46: Youth Action Summit 2021 (YAS!!!)
FluidTalks Ep 46: Youth Action Summit 2021 (YAS!!!)
News Segment Leaked Photo Shows Meta’s Planned Competitor to Apple Watch -> Read More What’s really behind Facebook’s rebrand to Meta? -> Read More Patreon confirms it’s exploring crypto as a way for creators to make money -> Read More Microsoft's Two Hat Acquisition To Prevent Harmful Xbox Content and Extend Company's Consumer Services -> Read More The $ 532 million deal for a CryptoPunk NFT is actually a scam -> Read More On this weeks episode: Members of AIESEC Kenyatta University discuss their upcoming event, Youth Action Summit 2021, with the theme *Youth Leading The Digital Age*. A deep dive into youth, tech and ways they are changing the world in the ever growing digital age. Sign up link -> Link IG -> Link FB -> Link Email -> Trizah.mudambo@aiesec.net Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:13:10
November 03, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 45: Strathmore University Foundation (with James Kimeu)
FluidTalks Ep 45: Strathmore University Foundation (with James Kimeu)
News Segment 1. South Africa’s RecoMed raises $1.5M to scale its online healthcare marketplace -> Read More 2. Health tech startup mPharma acquires Vine Pharmacy, enters Uganda -> Read More 3. Tiger Global leads $3M round in Zambia’s Union54 for its card-issuing API -> Read More 4. A Big Tech talent war threatens Kenya’s start-ups -> Read More 5. Facebooks Lost Generation -> Read More 6. Examining algorithmic amplification of political content on Twitter -> Read More 7. Apple seems to have forgotten it built a notch in the MacBook Pro -> Read More On this weeks episode: The whole FluidTalks team are proud Strathmore University Alumni, and with that in mind, our Honorable guest heads the Strathmore University Foundation (SUF) successfully for 2 years. Join Antony and Michael as they chat it up with James Kimeu on the giving culture. How to donate: Mpesa Paybill : 988666 Account No : Student Support Visit Website for more details -> https://foundation.strathmore.edu/ Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:09:25
October 29, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 44: It’s possible to teach kids how to code
FluidTalks Ep 44: It’s possible to teach kids how to code
News Segment 1. Here’s what to expect from Apple’s October 18 event — new MacBooks on the way -> Read More 2. Google's Pixel 6 reveal event is Oct. 19: How to watch the Android phone reveal -> Read More 3. Samsung announces Unpacked 2 event for Wednesday Oct 20th, right after Apple and Google -> Read More 4. Facebook has finally given a reason for the six-hour outage Monday -> Read More 5. Telegram founder says over 70M new users joined during Facebook outage -> Read More 6. ‘Down again’: Second outage hits Facebook in one week -> Read More 7. Cardano Launches EMURGO Africa, A $100m Fund To Invest In African Blockchain Startups -> Read More 8. EMURGO establishes EMURGO Africa to Support 100 Local Startups Within 3 Years -> Read More 9. YouTube cancels Rewind for good after years of everyone hating it -> Read More On this weeks episode: Our Co-Hosts Antony and Michael talk with Gloria on her drive and patience teaching 6-11 year old children how to code. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:09:44
October 14, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 43: The Kijiko Company Finale
FluidTalks Ep 43: The Kijiko Company Finale
News Segment iPhone 13: Apple's 'California Streaming' event could be its biggest of the year -> https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/iphone-13-launch-happens-sept-14-at-the-biggest-apple-event-of-2021/ Jean-Pierre Adams: Former France international dies after 39 years in coma -> https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/58463792 On this weeks episode: Michael and Antony conclude the Spoon Company Journey. Episode sponsored by Omari (Best Lamu guide) Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
42:54
September 18, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 42: To Subscribe or not to Subscribe...That is the question
FluidTalks Ep 42: To Subscribe or not to Subscribe...That is the question
News Segment The Circle Comes Full Circle, with the new Google Pixel 5a with 5G -> Watch The Morning After: Explaining Apple’s $100 million App Store settlement -> Read More Apple is building a classical music streaming app after buying Primephonic -> Read More Joe Rogan, confined to Spotify, is losing influence -> Read More On this weeks episode: Michael and Antony talk about the subscription economy and its very promising future (according to Antony) and not so promising future (according to Michael). Episode sponsored by Omari (Best Lamu guide) Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
49:25
September 15, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 41: The Kijiko Company Cont'd
FluidTalks Ep 41: The Kijiko Company Cont'd
News Segment Messenger celebrates its 10th anniversary with new features and a plan to become the ‘connective tissue’ for real-time experiences -> Read More APPLE’S ATTEMPT AT PODCAST SUBSCRIPTIONS IS OFF TO A MESSY START -> Read More South Korea Limits Google, Apple’s Control Over App Sales -> Read More Samsung asserts its dominance as lead semiconductor manufacturer, ousts Intel -> Read More OnlyFans reverses decision to ban sexually explicit content after backlash -> Read More Xiaomi moves away from its ‘Mi’ product branding -> Read More Razer bug lets you become a Windows 10 admin by plugging in a mouse -> Read More Recumbent bicycle -> Read More On this weeks episode: Michael and Antony continue the Kijiko Company Saga.... Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
55:59
September 04, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 40: A filler episode gone horribly wrong (Apologies in advance)
FluidTalks Ep 40: A filler episode gone horribly wrong (Apologies in advance)
News Segment Google Fuchsia update is rolling out widely to 1st-gen Nest Hubs -> Read More Google Pixel 5a: Everything you need to know -> Read More Reddit is quietly rolling out a TikTok-like video feed button on iOS -> Read More Pharmacist faces 120 years in prison for selling vaccination cards on eBay -> Read More How the latest and greatest Samsung and Apple earbuds lock you into their world -> Read More Intel teases upcoming GPUs that will compete with NVIDIA and AMD -> Read More API platform Postman valued at $5.6 billion in $225 million fundraise -> Read More Spotify’s Music + Talk Show Format is Expanding Across the Globe -> Read More Intel Says It’s ‘Winding Down’ RealSense Camera Business -> Read More The Galaxy Z Flip is junk. -> Watch On this weeks episode: Michael and Antony struggle and fail at conversing anything meaningful on the Kijiko Company, but they promise to be a tad bit useful in next episode. Apologies in advance to our loyal listeners. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
44:32
August 26, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 39: Conversations with Sensei Daniel Machanje
FluidTalks Ep 39: Conversations with Sensei Daniel Machanje
News Segment 1. Facebook's Oversight Board orders a post criticizing the Myanmar coup to be restored -> Read More 2. The story of Citizen Kane's restoration -> Read More -> Read Some More On this weeks episode: Michael and Antony sit down with a guest who is near and dear to our hearts, a Committee Member - WESPA Tournament and Ratings Committee - Africa Region, a Doctoral Fellow at Strathmore & Sorbonne University, a Researcher, Programming Lecturer, Developer, Mentor and Scrabbler. A positive and necessary stepping stone to many of his students lives. Have a listen to the hosts talk teaching, scrabble and his personal projects with none other than Daniel Machanje (aka Sensei) Useful links: 3. Distress Recognition from Speech Analysis: A Pairwise Association Rules-Based Approach -> Read More 4. A 2D-Approach Towards the Detection of Distress Using Fuzzy K-Nearest Neighbor -> Read More Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:06:58
August 23, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 38: PSA (Apples Proposed Child Safety Tools)
FluidTalks Ep 38: PSA (Apples Proposed Child Safety Tools)
News Segment 1. WhatsApp gains the ability to transfer chat history between mobile operating systems -> Read More 2. China sues Tencent over WeChat Youth Mode -> Read More 3. Link-in-bio monetization platform Snipfeed brings in $ 5.5 million startup round – TechCrunch -> Read More 4. Doximity, the LinkedIn for Doctors, Is Apparently Rampant With Vaccine Misinformation -> Read More 5. Facebook can project your eyes onto a VR headset, and it’s exactly as uncanny as it sounds -> Read More 6. How to Become More Salient? Surfacing Representation Biases of the Saliency Prediction Model -> Read More 7. New report reveals how the climate crisis is supercharging extreme weather -> Read More On this weeks episode: Taking a slight break from The Spoon Company….. Antony and Michael discuss the new child protection features Apple is planning on implementing to their users. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
53:22
August 16, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 37: The Spoon Company Cont'd
FluidTalks Ep 37: The Spoon Company Cont'd
News Segment 1. WhatsApp 'view once' brings disappearing photos and videos -> Read More 2. Not so sweet: Google responds to 'sugar daddy' Play Store app ban -> Read More 3. What I learned surrendering my life to algorithms -> Read More 4. NSA shares guidance on how to secure your wireless devices -> Read More 5. NSA and CISA share Kubernetes security recommendations -> Read More 6. Empty npm package '-' has over 700,000 downloads — here's why -> Read More 7. A man violated a restraining order by renaming his estranged wife’s Napster playlists -> Read More 8. Kenya’s Wapi Pay raises $2.2m funding to digitise Africa-Asia trade payments -> Read More 9. Twitter launches bug bounty contest to detect algorithmic bias -> Read More 10. YouTube’s $100 million Shorts Fund to challenge TikTok goes live -> Read More 11. Blizzard president 'steps down' amid sexual discrimination and harassment lawsuit -> Read More On this weeks episode: The Spoon Company Continues… Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, give you an in-depth perspective product development, from problem identification to solution. They do so by creating a hypothetical company named “THE SPOON COMPANY”. Join them in this new journey. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
48:18
August 09, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 36: The Birth Of The Spoon Company
FluidTalks Ep 36: The Birth Of The Spoon Company
News Segment 1. Nothing ear (1): AirPods Pro killer or massively overhyped? -> Read More 2. Apple tweaks controversial iOS 15 Safari changes in latest beta -> Read More 3. Banks, brokerages, PSN, the Steam Store, and more went down in massive internet outage -> Read More 4. Twitter launches US e-commerce pilot that lets users shop from profiles -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, give you an in-depth perspective product development, from problem identification to solution. They do so by creating a hypothetical company named “THE SPOON COMPANY”. Join them in this new journey. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
42:33
August 02, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 35: 2049
FluidTalks Ep 35: 2049
News Segment 1. Startups and investors are turning to micromobility subscriptions -> Read More 2. Twitter’s Snapchat-Rival Fleets Feature Comes to Fleeting End -> Read More 3. YouTube to pilot test shopping from livestreams with select creators -> Read More 4. “Neuroprosthesis” Restores Words to Man with Paralysis -> Read More 5. Zoom to Acquire Five9 -> Read More 6. CNN plans to launch CNN Plus streaming service, but won’t say how much it will cost -> Read More 7. Pegasus spyware used to target phones of journalists and activists, investigation finds -> Read More Bonus: Colour blindness in football: Will Serie A's green kit ban make a difference? -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, share their views on how the future of tech looks like in the year 2049. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
48:27
July 21, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 34: Production Horror Stories
FluidTalks Ep 34: Production Horror Stories
News Segment 1. The New Google Drive Will Make It Easier to Sync Your Desktop Files -> Read More 2. Brian Bowman: Apple’s IDFA change has triggered 15% to 20% revenue drops for iOS developers -> Read More 3. Anyone is building a marketplace for advice, one 5-minute call at a time -> Read More 4. Microsoft to acquire RiskIQ to strengthen cybersecurity of digital transformation and hybrid work -> Read More 5. Examining OnePlus' Performance Behaviour: Optimization or Misrepresentation? -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, share a few of their personal development heart-stopping moments. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
53:45
July 19, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 33: Windows 11 Is Coming
FluidTalks Ep 33: Windows 11 Is Coming
News Segment 1. One year after expanding into Europe, Nigerian fintech Lidya raises $ 8.3M to scale loan operations -> Read More 2. Robbing The XBOX Vault: Inside a $10 MILLION Gift Card Cheat -> Read More 3. Microsoft Office is getting a major redesign -> Read More 4. Fluent Design System -> Read More 5. Instagram Is No Longer Just A Photo-Sharing App -> Read More 6. I’m totally screwed.” WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted -> Read More 7. Nintendo unveils an all-new Switch—but no, it’s not the Pro -> Read More Windows 11 Related Links: 8. Microsoft won't allow Windows 11 on many older Surface devices -> Read More 9. The Windows 11 system requirements aren’t the end of the world -> Read More 10. Satya Nadella’s closing Windows 11 remarks were a direct shot across Apple’s bow -> Read More 11. Windows Processor Requirements -> Read More Fun Links: 12. “Jessica we are live” -> Watch On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, discuss the Windows 11 upgrade, hits and misses. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
57:37
July 10, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 32: Is This The Age Of Mini-Apps?
FluidTalks Ep 32: Is This The Age Of Mini-Apps?
News Segment 1. Super Follows and Ticketed Spaces are coming to Twitter -> Read More 2. Kenyan foodtech startup Kune raises $1M pre-seed for its ready-to-eat meals service -> Read More 3. What we know about China’s cryptocurrency crackdown -> Read More 4. The future of money -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, discuss mini-apps gaining all sorts of attention. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:01:29
June 29, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 31: WWDC21 Review
FluidTalks Ep 31: WWDC21 Review
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Cristiano Ronaldo snub wipes billions off Coca-Cola’s market value -> Read More 2. Audi, Volkswagen data breach affects 3.3 million customers -> Read More 3. Windows 11 leak reveals new UI, Start menu, and more -> Read More 4. NVIDIA is dropping support for Windows 7 and Windows 8 drivers -> Read More 5. Google’s first retail store opens -> Read More 6. Microsoft Store developers say they're suffering — and Microsoft isn't helping -> Read More 7. Introducing Spotify Greenroom -> Read More 8. Spotify premium subscriber count increases 21 percent to 158 million -> Read More 9. Web founder Berners-Lee to auction source code as NFT -> Read More 10. Apps Reportedly Limited to Maximum of 5GB RAM in iPadOS, Even With 16GB M1 iPad Pro -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, discuss the releases made during the wwdc 2021 event. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
54:25
June 23, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 30: Am I Who I Say I Am? (Verification)
FluidTalks Ep 30: Am I Who I Say I Am? (Verification)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Huawei’s HarmonyOS: “Fake it till you make it” meets OS development-> Read More 2. Elon Musk agrees to have Tesla-related tweets pre-approved by lawyer -> Read More 3. WhatsApp reverses course, now won’t limit functionality if you don’t accept its new privacy policy -> Read More 4. Spotify rolls out new personalized experiences (Only You) -> Read More 5. Introducing Twitter Blue - Twitter’s first-ever subscription offering -> Read More 6. Food giant JBS Foods shuts down production after cyberattack -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike, discuss verification (no, not the blue tick). Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
53:40
June 14, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 29: Just Slow Down (with Andrew Anampiu)
FluidTalks Ep 29: Just Slow Down (with Andrew Anampiu)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. HomePod & HomePod mini will support Apple Music Lossless -> Read More 2. Amazon to buy MGM Studios for $8.45 billion -> Read More 3. Microsoft Build 2021 kicks off with "next generation of Windows" tease -> Read More 4. Microsoft to make coding 'in plain English' easier with PowerFx and GPT-3 AI model -> Read More 5. Exploring the new .NET Multi-Platform App UI (MAUI) with the Experts -> Read More 6. M-Pesa payment checkout option to soon feature on the Amazon’s e-commerce store -> Read More 7. Ethiopia makes U-turn on blocking M-Pesa bid-> Read More 8. Sharing learnings about our image cropping algorithm -> Read More 9. SpaceX applies for a Nigeria telecom licence in bid to deliver internet access to rural areas -> Read More 10. Snapchat Spectacles AR: Augmented reality on your face -> Read More 11. WhatsApp Sues India’s Government to Stop New Internet Rules -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Host Antony Mwathi chats with our guest Andrew Anampiu, a Data Science Team Lead and Technical Recruiter at Moringa School, on how to design better technology products for low-income individuals, that meet their needs. IG: @anampiu_a LinkedIn: Andrew Anampiu Other Links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yb9LYGaLyA&t=23s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fol3VZDOhzg Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:12:26
June 01, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 28: Do what makes you happy (with Karen Kariuki)
FluidTalks Ep 28: Do what makes you happy (with Karen Kariuki)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Project Starline: Feel like you're there, together -> Read More 2. Google is trying to make its image processing more inclusive -> Read More 3. Blue Origin reveals highest bid for a seat on its first human spaceflight, currently at $2M -> Read More 4. Deepfake dubs could help translate film and TV -> Read More 5. The child safety problem on platforms is worse than we knew -> Read More 6. Government lays out plans to protect users online -> Read More 7. Google Is Finally Taking Smartwatches Seriously -> Read More 8. Apple Music to get lossless audio and Dolby Atmos at no extra cost -> Read More 9. None of Apple's AirPods or HomePods support lossless audio -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-Hosts Michael Wanyoike and Antony Mwathi briefly chat with our guest Karen Kariuki on IT Assurance and Analytics. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share
54:21
May 26, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 27: UI/UX Journey Part 1 (with John Kadivane)
FluidTalks Ep 27: UI/UX Journey Part 1 (with John Kadivane)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Apple robbed the mob’s bank -> Read More 2. Facebook moderator: ‘Every day was a nightmare’ -> Read More 3. Clubhouse launches on Android as app downloads collapse -> Read More 4. Progress Delayed Is Progress Denied -> Read More On this weeks episode: Host Michael Wanyoike and guest John Kadivane discuss what UI/UX is, its application and much more. Tune in. Listen, Enjoy and Share John Details: IG: j_kadivane LinkedIn : John Kadivane Company Details: IG: @creativeconsillium LinkedIn: Creative Consillium Ltd. Website: https://www.creativeconsillium.com/
52:08
May 18, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 26: Make that coin (Crypto)
FluidTalks Ep 26: Make that coin (Crypto)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Bill & Melinda Gates Divorce -> Read More 2. Kenyan insurtech startup Lami raises $1.8m seed funding to accelerate growth -> Read More 3. WhatsApp payments are finally coming back to Brazil after government suspension -> Read More 4. Kenyan insurtech startup Pula raises $6M Series A to derisk smallholder farmers across Africa -> Read More 5. Reddit Outage: Site Experienced Widespread Technical Problems for About an Hour -> Read More 6. Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR -> Read More 7. Epic Games Store -> Read More 8. Sony really hated PS4 crossplay, confidential documents reveal -> Read More 9. Epic pushed Xbox chief to open free multiplayer just ahead of Apple Fortnite battle -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony discuss blockchain, cryptocurrency their applications and much more. Listen, Enjoy and Share
01:07:23
May 11, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 25: You've Just Been Fired (Pew Pew) with Shirley Omari
FluidTalks Ep 25: You've Just Been Fired (Pew Pew) with Shirley Omari
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Telegram’s group video calls will finally launch in May -> Read More 2. Microsoft reports strong Windows, Xbox, and cloud growth for Q3 2021 -> Read More 3. Google banks big in Alphabet’s post-pandemic-peak Q1 2021 earnings -> Read More Other Links The hidden world of whale culture -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony discuss the HR realm, trends and its relation to tech with our guest, Shirley Omari. Listen, Enjoy and Share.
51:09
May 05, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 24: "Your Safe Word is 'Off The Record' " (With Zachary Petroni) Part 2
FluidTalks Ep 24: "Your Safe Word is 'Off The Record' " (With Zachary Petroni) Part 2
A continuation of last weeks conversation with Co-hosts Michael and Antony discussing Market Penetration, Product expansion, Product design, with Zachary Petroni.
39:55
April 29, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 23: "Your Safe Word is 'Off The Record' " (With Zachary Petroni) Part 1
FluidTalks Ep 23: "Your Safe Word is 'Off The Record' " (With Zachary Petroni) Part 1
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Netflix shares slide on angst over subscriber growth -> Read More 2. Kyndryl will be a spin-off of IBM IT infrastructure services - a business with an Intellectual Property portfolio of 3000+ patents and recognized as a leader by industry analysts. -> Read More 3. Microsoft disables Google's FLoC tracking in Microsoft Edge, for now -> Read More 4. MI5 warns of spies using LinkedIn to trick staff into spilling secrets -> Read More 5. Facebook creates Clubhouse clone Live Audio Rooms -> Read More 6. TikTok sued for billions over use of children's data -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony discuss Market Penetration, Product expansion, Product design and so on with our experienced guest, Zachary Petroni. Listen, Enjoy and Share.
48:35
April 22, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 22: FLoC You
FluidTalks Ep 22: FLoC You
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Egypt seizes ship that blocked Suez Canal over $900m compensation claim -> Read More 2. Windows, Ubuntu, Zoom, Safari, MS Exchange Hacked at Pwn2Own 2021 -> Read More 3. Microsoft makes $20bn bet on speech AI firm Nuance -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Manji discuss Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), it's function and effectiveness. Other Useful links: 4. Github FLoC -> Link 5. Privacy Sandbox’s FLoC — A Complete Guide for Publishers. -> Link 6. PRIVACY AND ADS IN CHROME ARE ABOUT TO BECOME FLOCING COMPLICATED -> Link 7. Google’s Moves Are A ‘FLoC You’ To Privacy -> Link 8. DuckDuckGo's Solution to Google's Latest Privacy Controversy -> Link 9. Google’s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea -> Link  Listen, Enjoy and Share.
43:20
April 15, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 21: Film & Tech
FluidTalks Ep 21: Film & Tech
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. LG TO CLOSE MOBILE PHONE BUSINESS WORLDWIDE -> Read More 2. Microsoft: Here's what caused our Azure cloud-computing outage -> Read More 3. Airtel Africa receives $100M for its mobile money business from Mastercard -> Read More 4. Signal messaging app tests out cryptocurrency payments -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony discuss film and tech, its future and potential with a qualified guest, Frank Ogeto. Listen, Enjoy and Share.
58:40
April 12, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 20: Did I Price Right?
FluidTalks Ep 20: Did I Price Right?
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. TikTok wants to keep tracking iPhone users with state-backed workaround -> Read More 2. Discord and Microsoft Said to Discuss Deal That Could Top $10 Billion -> Read More 3. DiDi expands to South Africa -> Read More 4. Safaricom activates 5G network in Kenya -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony discuss how to go about pricing your Tech product, from lines of code to number of features. Listen, Enjoy and Share.
53:15
March 31, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 19: Justice is Finally Served
FluidTalks Ep 19: Justice is Finally Served
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. India antitrust body orders investigation into WhatsApp’s privacy policy changes -> Read More 2. Bring Industry-Leading Video to Your Application with Zoom’s Video SDK -> Read More 3. Kenyan ed-tech startup Kidato accepted into Y Combinator accelerator -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony take a break from the usual Tech Topics and talk about a pass time activity the both enjoy... MOVIES!! (Specifically, Justice League) Listen, Enjoy and Share.
54:19
March 26, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 18: Digital Marketing with Clara Rincuni
FluidTalks Ep 18: Digital Marketing with Clara Rincuni
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Twitter bug automatically suspends you when tweeting 'Memphis' -> Read More 2. Twitter images can be abused to hide ZIP, MP3 files -> Read More 3. Google cutting Play Store commission to 15% on first $1Million in revenue for all Android Devs -> Read More 4. Microsoft 365 authentication issue causes Microsoft Teams and other services to go down -> Read More 5. Flutterwave Teams Up With Paypal to Make it Easier For African Businesses to Accept and Make Payments -> Read More 6. Roblox goes public and is instantly worth more than $45 billion -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony talk about the Digital Marketing journey with a qualified and experienced Digital Marketer named, Clara Rincuni. Website -> www.clararincuni.com Listen, Enjoy and Share.
01:02:41
March 19, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 17 : NOT FOR TRANSFER (NFT)
FluidTalks Ep 17 : NOT FOR TRANSFER (NFT)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Microsoft is ending support for the old non-Chromium Edge -> Read More 2. Facebook targets emerging markets with the launch of Instagram Lite -> Read More 3. OpenAI’s state-of-the-art machine vision AI is fooled by handwritten notes -> Read More 4. Kenya-based Savannah Fund launches $25m Africa Tech Seed Fund -> Read More 5. Project Gucciberg -> Read More 6. SpaceX's Starship rocket lands but then explodes -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony talk about the craze surrounding Non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Useful links -> NFTs Explained Listen, Enjoy and Share.
50:25
March 11, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 16 : It's looking Peachy...
FluidTalks Ep 16 : It's looking Peachy...
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Secure and compliant collaboration with Microsoft Teams -> Read More 2. Japanese billionaire looking for people who 'push the envelope' for moon flight -> Read More 3. Malaysia Airlines discloses a nine-year-long data breach -> Read More 4. You can now beam Steam games from your PC to practically anyone, anywhere, for free -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony talk about one of the products they've successfully co-developed, its function and all the nitty gritty. Product -> Peach-cars.com Listen, Enjoy and Share.
49:05
March 04, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 15: Product Development (Software Engineering & Business Perspective)
FluidTalks Ep 15: Product Development (Software Engineering & Business Perspective)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Audio streaming service Spotify launches in Kenya -> Read More 2. Apple buys a company every three to four weeks -> Read More 3. TIDAL - Where We're Available -> Read More 4. Huawei opens up its Advertising Platform to Africa and the Middle East -> Read More 5. Chromebooks overtake Macs in market share for first time -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony touch on the dos and don'ts of Product Development from a business and Software Engineering perspective. Listen, Enjoy and Share.
52:21
February 25, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 14: Gaming and its future
FluidTalks Ep 14: Gaming and its future
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Uber vet raises $5.2M for blue-collar logistics market place -> Read More 2.  Bitcoin consumes 'more electricity than Argentina' -> Read More 3.  Japan's Uncovered Fund launches $15M fund to back early-stage startups in Africa-> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Antony and Michael talk about gaming, its future and relive some their childhood memory games. Other links: Loot boxes and skin gambling to earn £35bn in revenue by 2022 -> Read More Pokémon GO Revenue and Usage Statistics (2020) -> Read More Pokémon GO Hits $1 Billion in 2020 as Lifetime Revenue Surpasses $4 Billion -> Read More Listen, Enjoy and Share.
57:51
February 19, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 13: We met a Heroine
FluidTalks Ep 13: We met a Heroine
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Nigeria’s IROKO to file for IPO on London Stock Exchange -> Read More 2. DoorDash has acquired salad-making robot company Chowbotics -> Read More 3. Twitter suspends over 500 accounts in India after government warning -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony with guest Mariachana Moturi, discussing her journey on founding and growing TechDucate, a TechEd organization that equips and empowers primary school children from less privileged backgrounds with technology skills, enabling them to create and innovate solutions for their communities Website -> techducateafrica.org Listen, Enjoy and Share.
49:42
February 12, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 12: Find Singles Near You (Valentines Edition)
FluidTalks Ep 12: Find Singles Near You (Valentines Edition)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1.Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO -> Read More 2. Focusing on Stadia’s future as a platform -> Read More 3. Uber expands into alcohol delivery with acquisition of Drizly for $1.1 billion -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony with guest Anne Chege, stay true to the valentine spirit, talking about dating apps and their effect on love. Listen, Enjoy and Share.
56:59
February 05, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 11: Ramblings on privacy
FluidTalks Ep 11: Ramblings on privacy
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Podchaser $4M funding -> Read More 2. WhatsApp kicks the can further down the road to the 15th of May 2021 -> Read More 3. The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 6.0 is now available -> Read More 4. Facebook and Instagrams AI-generated image captions offer more details -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony touch on privacy problems in the internet world today. Listen, Enjoy and Share.
49:49
January 22, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 10: You are about to pay more..... maybe? (DST)
FluidTalks Ep 10: You are about to pay more..... maybe? (DST)
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Signal’s Brian Acton talks about exploding growth, monetization and WhatsApp data-sharing outrage -> Read More 2. Uganda elections 2021: Social media blocked ahead of poll -> Read More 3. DarkMarket: world's largest illegal dark web marketplace taken down -> Read More 4. Webflow raises $140M, pushing its valuation to $2.1 billion -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony discuss the Digital Service Tax that was recently introduced with our guest Hamida Abass (a commercial lawyer and advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Tax student)  Listen, Enjoy and Share.
43:01
January 14, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 9: A gaze through the crystal ball - 2021
FluidTalks Ep 9: A gaze through the crystal ball - 2021
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. WhatsApp will delete your account if you don't accept its new terms of service and privacy policy -> Read More 2. GitHub says it will now operate in Iran after receiving sanction exemption-> Read More 3. Breaking reCAPTCHA With Google’s Speech-to-Text API -> Read More A Happy New Year to all our listeners. On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony give their interesting 2021 Tech Predictions and their reasoning behind them. Listen, Enjoy and share.
39:08
January 08, 2021
FluidTalks Ep 8: The Kenya ICT Practitioners Bill 2020 with Melissa Kale
FluidTalks Ep 8: The Kenya ICT Practitioners Bill 2020 with Melissa Kale
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. SolarWinds Hack -> Read More 2. Android Device Compatibility Extension for Let's Encrypt Certificates-> Read More 3. Google invest in Indian companies -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony touch on The ICT Practitioners Bill with our guest lawyer. Enjoy and share.
01:06:48
December 24, 2020
FluidTalks Ep 7: Pick your poison -> Native or Hybrid
FluidTalks Ep 7: Pick your poison -> Native or Hybrid
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Google service down time -> Read More 2. iOS 14 Security labels/badges-> Read More 3. Twitter data breach fine -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony talk about the pros and cons of Native and Hybrid code bases. Enjoy and share.
49:42
December 18, 2020
FluidTalks Ep 6: COVID-19 and its impact on Tech
FluidTalks Ep 6: COVID-19 and its impact on Tech
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. App stores to see 130Billion downloads in 2020 -> Read More 2. Apple AirPods Max-> Read More 3. Google acquires Dataform -> Read More 4. Google Kubernetes Engine -> Read More On this weeks episode: Co-hosts Michael and Antony talk about how COVID-19 has impacted the tech world and their personal workflows. Enjoy and share.
38:44
December 14, 2020
FluidTalks Ep 5: Go Micro or Go Home
FluidTalks Ep 5: Go Micro or Go Home
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Salesforce buys slack -> Read More 2. Amazon EC2 Mac Instances-> Read More 3. Sokowatch's first electric Tuk-Tuk -> Read More 4. African genomics venture 54gene launches clinical research in Nigeria -> Read More On this weeks episode: Microservices vs Monolithic codebase, Pros and Cons of each. Co-hosts Michael and Antony break it down for us. Enjoy and share.
34:05
December 04, 2020
FluidTalks Ep 4: Get Yourself Some Cloud
FluidTalks Ep 4: Get Yourself Some Cloud
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Starlink launches 60 more satellites -> Read More 2. Docker Support on M1 -> Read More 3. O-City and contactless bus payments -> Read More 4. Spotify hacked accounts -> Read More On this weeks episode: What exactly is the cloud? Who is the best cloud service provider?  Join our hosts Antony Mwathi, Michael Wanyoike and first time guest, Arnold Okoth as they cover the pros and cons of working with/on the cloud. Enjoy and share.
01:00:33
November 28, 2020
FluidTalks Ep 3: Do I really need Software for my Business?
FluidTalks Ep 3: Do I really need Software for my Business?
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. Apple in-app purchases cuts -> Read More 2. Windows UI Library 3 preview -> Read More 3. SafeBoda to exit the Kenyan market on November 27 -> Read More 4. The Baby Stealers - BBC Africa Eye full documentary -> Watch Here On this weeks episode: Does a Kiosk/Canteen owner really need software for their business operations? Join Michael and Antony discuss the pros and cons of software in the marketplace. Enjoy and share.
52:46
November 21, 2020
FluidTalks Ep 2: It's Antony's world we're all just living in it.
FluidTalks Ep 2: It's Antony's world we're all just living in it.
FluidTalks News Segment: 1. An underwhelming Apple event -> Click Here 2. .NET 5 release ->  Click Here 3. Lets encrypt issues -> Click Here On this weeks episode: Antony talks to us about his time in Japan, their culture, corporate experience, freelancing  and much more. Enjoy and share.
57:37
November 19, 2020
FluidTalks Ep 1: One more thing
FluidTalks Ep 1: One more thing
Apple Inc. past, present and future. Join Antony Mwathi and Michael Wanyoike unpack their thoughts on iMacs potentially adopting touch screens? and other interesting thoughts around the company's software and hardware upgrades. Stay Tuned.
38:32
November 09, 2020