The Zen of Everything Podcast, Episode 99: The Five Hindrances

The five hindrances are sensual desire, ill will, sloth and torpor, anxiousness and worry, and doubt. But if there’s nothing to obtain in Zen, do they even matter?

Episode 99: Buddha Basics 14: The Five Hindrances The Zen of Everything

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #289: AI Is Everywhere, and How to Set Up an Old Mac as a Server

AI is coming to an app near you. We discuss how these features will affect work, and the potential security implications of AI tools snarfing up files in businesses. We also discuss how to set up an old – or new – Mac as a home server. It’s a useful tool if you have multiple Macs.

Episode 289: AI Is Everywhere, and How to Set Up an Old Mac as a Server Intego Mac Podcast

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The Next Track, Episode #254: Remastering, Re-Recording, and Standards

We discuss whether remastering albums is worthwhile, why some artists re-record their albums, and how there seem to be no more standards.

Episode #254: Remastering, Re-Recording, and Standards The Next Track

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PhotoActive Podcast, Episode 139: The Rant Episode

It’s time to rant. Are photographers spending too much energy in front of the computer instead of behind the camera? Does posting a photo to a public forum make it an invitation for criticism? And is there actually a good street photo of a woman looking at her cell phone amid all the copycats out there? This isn’t just curmudgeonly banter—we dig into some photographic issues that have been gnawing at us.

Find out more, and subscribe to the podcast, at the PhotoActive website. You can follow The PhotoActive on Twitter at @PhotoActiveCast to keep up to date with new episodes, and join our Facebook group to chat with other listeners and participate in photo challenges and more.

Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #287: Juice Jacking, Best Buy Phishing, and Garage Doors Redux

The FBI warns people not to use public charging stations; we warned about this five years ago. An interesting phishing attack leverages QuickBooks accounting software to send fake invoices to people. And what does a company do if its smart garage doors are hacked? Disable them.

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The Next Track, Episode #253: Apple Music Classical

Apple has released its Apple Music Classical app for iPhone, and it’s pretty good. Not perfect, but it’s a big step forward. We discuss this new app and how it can be improved.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #286: Supply Chain Attacks, Garage Doors, and Exploding USB Drives

We look at new malware that uses a supply chain attack; we explain what this is, and why it is not uncommon. We discuss how hackers can open a certain company’s garage doors from anywhere, and how a journalist got injured by a malicious USB drive that exploded.

Follow the The Intego Mac Podcast, which I co-host with Josh Long. We talk about Macs and iOS devices, and how to keep them secure.

PhotoActive Podcast, Episode 138: DPReview and AI Photography

We had an entirely different topic planned for this episode and then learned just before recording that the website DPReview is being shut down after 25 years of covering digital photography and being the best resource for camera reviews. At about the same time, Adobe announced Firefly, its generative AI tool for making photos and artwork by typing text prompts. What does it all mean for photographers?

Find out more, and subscribe to the podcast, at the PhotoActive website. You can follow The PhotoActive on Twitter at @PhotoActiveCast to keep up to date with new episodes, and join our Facebook group to chat with other listeners and participate in photo challenges and more.