Observed Tech PODCAST
Faith, Tech, and Space (Episode 16)
We open this show covering Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020's huge release and my own hands on with Surface Duo including the two aspects of the device that really surprised me. In faith, an update on our online class now that we have a syllabus to see how the 12 weeks of Fundamental Theology will move along. I also share about the recently released Fatima movie and an excellent editorial about being less disagreeable when we disagree. Under tech we catch up on the latest builds for Windows and Edge Insiders, some Windows 10 annoyances and how to fix them, deprecated features in Windows 10, hands on with Project Moca and Transcribe for Word. Edge is also testing a new Web Capture feature in the Canary Channel, plus there is news about the end of Adobe Flash in Edge. In other tech news, Microsoft retains the huge JEDI contract with the Pentagon after a review but Amazon is not happy about it, Zoom has a huge quarter and we discuss whether than momentum sticks after the pandemic, and Walmart launches their Amazon Prime competitor. Space news includes NASA SRB tests in the desert for Artemis, searching for new Flight Directors, and a twin Mars rover right here on earth. ULA is still looking into their aborted Delta IV Heavy launch, SpaceX makes a couple more launches themselves including a history making one, and Rocket Lab successfully returns to flight.