Tech Tea

Tech Tea


Latest Episodes

Tech Tea 031: For All I Know He’s A Pole Dancer
August 14, 2017

Tea: Qimen Caixia (“Sunrise Keemun”) black tea. Damon discusses tech that makes cochlear implants more versatile.  Michael looks at methodologies of language learning.  Also: little black worms, high quality science from Jurassic Park,

Tech Tea 030: The Episode of Titles Episode
July 31, 2017

Tea: Dian Hong Jin Ya (“Golden Buds”) black tea. Damon talks about shoe technology.  Michael tackles the basics of blockchain.  Also: ice cream and bitterness, asparagus, Latin problems, the Pope, building a base, gas masks, extra bones, cylons vs.

Tech Tea 029: The Spirit of Tea
July 17, 2017

Tea: Meng Ding Mao Feng green tea. Damon explores his own DNA and also covers new technology for the visually impaired.  Michael ponders how the future we envisioned in the 1980s differs from the future we’re living now.  Also: Finnish vs. Latin,

Tech Tea 028: Happy Day Between Independence Days
July 04, 2017

Tea: Fo Mei (Buddha’s Eyebrow) green tea. Damon talks about his experience making something in augmented reality. Michael shares his thoughts as a non-driver on autonomous vehicles.  Also: getting the date wrong, throwing tea into the lake,

Tech Tea 027: Happy Birthday To Us
June 19, 2017

Tea: Jun Shan Yin Zhen yellow tea. Damon describes recent photography projects he was involved in. Michael talks about his Father’s Day “miracle.” Also: getting confused about geography, tea prices, GitHub, making movies with strong female leads,

Tech Tea 026: It’s Morning Somewhere
June 06, 2017

Tea: Gu Zhu Zi Sun (Purple Bamboo Shoot) green tea.  Damon recaps the keynote from Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference.  Michael takes a hard look at Facebook’s corporate ethics.  Also: pouring boiling water on things,

Tech Tea 025: Jazz Musicians We Are Not
May 22, 2017

Tea: Bi Luo Chun green tea.  Damon reviews the WannaCry virus and its brethren.  Michael summarizes the news out of the Google I/O conference.  Also: quitting caffeine (and color vision), bad water, the need for tea tasting vocabulary,

Tech Tea 024: Bag of Words
May 08, 2017

Tea: Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) wulong.  Damon explores land line phones and the WeChat app.  Michael takes on the episode title: the bag of words technique.  Also: embossing printers, rubber fingers, another trip down Saga Street, a mea culpa,

Tech Tea 023: The March for Science
April 24, 2017

Tea: Da Shan Tian (Sweet Mountain) sheng puer.  Damon and Michael head off to the March for Science to interview people about their favorite science and technology topics.  Also: being cool, fingerprint readers, Apple ripping off a Google design,

Tech Tea 022: 50 Shades of Yellow
April 10, 2017

Tea: Meng Ding Huang Ya (Mt. Mengding Yellow Buds) yellow tea.  Damon plays with wires as he automates his home.  Michael finds the previous week’s news pulling him back to discussions of government-grade privacy.  Also: describing something vs.