Now more than ever, it’s acceptable to be a tech geek.
It’s preferable, really. Being proficient with the latest gadgets and software will give you the edge both at work and in day-to-day tasks.
In order for my relatives to stop saying “Get off that computer” and for me to earn the title “The Computer Gal” among them, I had to do more than just play Warcraft III all day.
Modern technology is evolving at an exponential rate. There’s no way of keeping up with it without regularly absorbing new information.
So, why not turn the weekday commute into time well spent by listening to a tech podcast?
Without further ado, here are the top tech podcasts that will make every geek’s CPU turbo boost. They’re not listed in any particular order, so give them each a test listen.
Put on your geek glasses and tune in to 'Ask The Tech Guys.' It's a sizzling goulash of digital trivia, hosted by two tech wizards who abandoned their webbed caves to decode the mystical world of technology for us mere mortals. Designed for tech enthusiasts, novices, and everyone in-between, it's a virtual treasure chest of tips and tricks, debunking gadget gobbledygook and unmasking the mysteries of the matrix. Seriously, who knew binary could be so binary? Whether you're wrestling with WiFi or grappling with gadgets, these tech gurus have got your back. Got questions? They've got answers. But buckle up, because we're not in megabyte land anymore, Toto. This is 'Ask The Tech Guys', where tech talk takes center stage and everyone becomes a technophile.
The WSJ Tech News Briefing – a playground for tech-heads from Wall Street who've traded the bores of financial markets for the thrills of Silicon Valley. Trading in their pinstriped suits for hoodies, these Wall Street Journal aficionados shot past the stock market to get to the echt world of tech news. Targeting those who enjoy their morning coffee with a side of applications, algorithms and AI discussions, this show serves a daily dose of gadget gossips, tech trends, and a sprinkle of cyber cons. It's a party where Elon Musk’s new SpaceX antics are table talk and the latest iPhone update is the guest of honor. So, are you coming to this bash or will you let Siri have all the fun? No IPOs invited!
Welcome to TED Tech, where the world's nerdiest minds gather to blow your socks off! Straddling the cheeky line between geeky and cool, this podcast shines the spotlight on tech wizards and their groundbreaking innovations. Hosted by a tech enthusiast with a personality as bright as a freshly-charged smartphone. TED Tech is a nonstop, breathtaking ride through the latest gee-whiz trends that are shaping our future. Unleash your inner nerd and join the fellowship of tech-lovers! The 'Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe' episode will have you questioning your Alexa, while 'Upgrading Video Games with Science' explores the uncanny valley between Super Mario and reality. Plug in, power up, and be prepared to say: "Wow, I didn’t know that about tech!"
Dive headfirst into the tech-tacular world with Marketplace Tech. Your trusty guide? Molly Wood, who chucked the conventional 9-to-5 desk job to satisfy not only her inner geek, but to enlighten fellow tech enthusiasts too. Hunger for all things digital? Look no further! Be it your grandma trying to figure out her new iPad, or a Silicon Valley geekpreneur, there's something for everyone. The podcast is a smorgasbord of digital goodness, serving hot news on AI, cyber security, gadget reviews, and more. Among the show's most riveting stuff, check out 'Robot Tastemakers', exploring how AI is setting trends in music. So buckle up, it's time to feel the digital pulse of the world with Marketplace Tech!
Tech News Weekly: a podcast that's like your daily dose of digital vitamins! Hosted by techno-whizzes who enthusiastically chomp through the latest tech news like Pac-Man on power pellets. Our dynamic duo, Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent, ditched their Silicon Valley day jobs to be full-time nerdy Nostradamuses, predicting, discussing, and dissecting the future of tech. They want to share the secrets of the cyber-universe with everyone! So whether you’re a fellow tech-head or a curious technophobe, buckle up and tune in. You'll love episodes like Quantum Computing for Mortals – a deep dive into tech's next big thing. Expect circuit-breaking intel and Wi-Fi wisdom. It’s like hacking the Matrix, just without the legal implications! Come join our digital revolution today.
Meet the 'Daily Tech News Show', a podcast that's so jam-packed with tech happenings, you'll swear your brain has WiFi! Our hosts, Tom Merritt and Sarah Lane, are tech aficionados. Tom, being a former tech TV host, hung up his camera for a microphone to extend his tech wisdom across the globe. Sarah, an eminent tech commentator, offers her refreshing insights. Whether you're a coder, techie, or just someone who can't resist pressing every button on a new gadget, this is your daily tech treat! Delving into the world of bits and bytes, they decipher tech news and make it easily digestible for the tech hungry. Listen out for episodes like 'AI's Jeopardy Win - Game Changer or Publicity Stunt?' – because who doesn't love a little tech controversy? Get your daily download of passion-fuelled tech chatter with DTNS!
Get your geek on with Codebreaker, a riveting podcast by Marketplace and Tech Insider. It's a tantalizing tech tango hosted by the dynamic duo Ben Johnson and Jason Tanz who dare to delve deep into the world of technology. They drill down on where tech intersects with our day-to-day lives, careers, ethics, and oh-so-much more! From dissecting data dilemmas to scrutinizing Silicon Valley, this podcast is ideal for anyone with a curious mind and a slight tech obsession – or anyone who’s wondered if their phone is conspiring against them. And don't miss the captivating episode ‘Can You Bypass The Bots?’ - it’s a real noggin rattler. With Codebreaker, you don't need a secret handshake to join the club, just some headphones! But be warned, once you're in, you're bound to get hooked!
Holy motherboards! 'Bits: Tech Talk' is the type of podcast that laptop lizards and programming wizards simply can't resist! It's a real byte-sized treat dedicated to decoding the enigma that is the tech world. Hosted by a duo of gadget gurus, this show takes a deep dive into the digital universe, proving that silicon is indeed the new gold. They delve into digital revolutions, software sorcery, the latest gadgets, and everything tech-related - the kind of stuff that makes your WiFi signal stand on end! It’s like having a front-row seat at Silicon Valley, minus the astronomical housing prices. One particularly crackling episode is "Tech Addiction: Recognizing the Symptoms." So, grab your headphones, tune in, and get ready to upgrade your geek status with 'Bits: Tech Talk'.
Say hello to the Gadget Lab: Weekly Tech News from WIRED, your go-to gadget guru in the podcast world. With hosts like tech gurus, WIRED legends, who prefer musing over microchips to mundane chit-chat, you're in capable hands. They've rebooted the meaning of nerdy and made it darn cool. A buffet of freshly baked tech news served every week, with a generous dressing of insightful commentary! It's like the holy grail of tech - don't tell Indiana Jones! If being "wired" in the modern tech-world tweaks your transistors, this is for you. From VR headsets to AI toe-clip pedometers, they've got your geeky curiosities covered. Whether an app inventor, a code interpreter or just an AI enthusiast, tune in, level up your tech game, and enjoy the byte!
'POLITICO Tech, a podcast that does more than just machine-gun you with the latest tech news. It's a mind-bending romp through the digital age, hosted by a band of reporters who actually know their stuff. From peeking behind Big Tech's behemoth curtain to decrypting AI mysteries, prepare for a wild roller coaster ride minus the motion sickness. It's a podcast that has Silicon Valley heavyweights on speed dial, and smacks down tech jargon with the ease of sending a tweet. The hosts - fearless explorers of the cyber wilderness. The target audience - anyone ever called a 'tech addict'. Learn about the titanic tussles between industry and Washington, and yes, even 'cookies' that aren't made in an oven. POLITICO Tech, a crash course in tech, minus the crash.'
'Buckle up, tech nerds—you’re about to embark on a wild ride of digital enlightenment with "This Week in Tech". Spearheaded by the charismatic Leo Laporte, this podcast is essentially your trusty weekly digest of all things tech. But keep your pocket protectors at bay, because this ain’t your average tech talk. Laporte and his merry band of tech wizards don't just report on the latest updates—they serve them up with a dash of humor and a sprinkle of sass! So whether you're a Silicon Valley veteran or just play one on the internet, 'This Week in Tech' is your new go-to for conversational, insightful, and jargon-light tech chatter. Noteworthy episode pick: their hot take on the rise of AI in 'Übermensch 2.0'. Tune in and geek out!'
Fasten your seatbelts for a hyper-speed journey into the digital galaxy with '60-Second Tech' podcast! Tailored for tech-heads and even the tech-shy, this show delivers bite-sized knowledge nuggets, faster than your morning espresso shot. With chatter on everything from the latest gadgets to AI and cybersecurity, it's 'byte-fulls' of insights served piping hot, every day. Our gleaming host, Data-Dynamo Dave, has traded in sleep for coding to keep you updated in a minute or less – because who needs forty winks when there are link-blinks? One delightful episode, ‘Embracing your Techno-quirks’, explores why it’s perfectly okay not to update your password every second day. And there's loads more once you plug in your earphones. So, hit play on '60-Second Tech' to hourly outsmart your tech-savvy neighbor.
'A Tech-y Timeout is coming your way with the 'Talking Tech' podcast. Crafted by tech-gurus for everyone from your grandma struggling with her new smartphone, to the seasoned coder looking for a chuckle. Hosted by a guy who swapped his computer keyboard for a podcast mic, backed by a team who know their RAM from their ROM. Watch out Siri and Alexa, we're spilling the binary beans on technology without the jargon. With episodes like 'Facing the Facebook Fiasco', you'll laugh, learn, and maybe even love that gadget you've been grappling with. Tune in, turn up, but don't download too many episodes at once. Or do. We're not sure if that's a 'tech don't' yet. We’ll find out on the 'Talking Tech', right folks!'
Ready for a byte-sized slice of our tech-saturated future? Join host Lizzie O'Leary in "What Next: TBD | Tech, power, and the future", a podcast that makes meeting the tech overlords and AI overladies fun, insightful - and slightly less terrifying. It's just the right dose of futuristic thinking for curious geeks, sharp innovators, and brave new world explorers. With topics spanning from the dark side of big tech, to robot domination fantasies, and pokes at future-perfect power plays, TBD is like a trip into your favourite dystopian novel, but with more Wi-Fi signals and less catastrophic doom. Can you imagine the future where your toebliterate IoT teapot becomes your worst frenemy? Now, you don't have to, tune in to this show and have your fill of apparently inevitable tech thrills!
Prepare your eyeglasses and slip into your nerdy sweaters, folks! Welcome aboard "The WAN Show", hosted by the tech gurus Linus Sebastian and Luke Lafreniere. Ever dreamt of turning your tech obsessions into friendly chatter over a hot cup of coffee? That’s The WAN Show for you! Conceived in the bustling labs of Linus Tech Tips, this podcast dives headfirst into the eccentric world of technology and gadgets! Expected audience? Everyone from passionate tech buffs to casual internet surfers looking to indulge their tech curiosity. From mind-boggling GPU discussions to intense internet security debates, you'll find it all. An example? Try the "Facebook Bracelet Turns Thoughts into Actions" episode. Sounds like sci-fi, right? Trust us, it's tech talk at its absolute best! The suspense, the drama, the...kernels? Get involved. It's a wild WAN world out there!
Strap in for a wild and wacky ride through the galaxy of tech with The Tech Night Owl LIVE — Tech Radio with a Twist! Powered by tech guru Gene Steinberg, the podcast decks you out with all things tech-related, from software updates to the latest in gadgetry. Whether you're a tech rookie, a tech junkie, or simply a curious cat, this podcast will tickle your tech-savvy taste buds. Join Gene and his brigade of tech experts as they answer all your burning questions and challenge each other – all with a juicy, humorous twist! One show-stealer episode is 'Embracing Tech Mayhem,' where the quirkiness of tech chaos is celebrated. And oh, you'll learn to decode tech jargon! Tune in and giggle, groan, and geek out with The Tech Night Owl LIVE – it's one tech of a time!
PRI's Science, Tech & Environment podcast is like a safari for your eardrums, a wild expedition into the captivating wonderland of science, technology, and environmental issues. Hosted by a roster of individuals so brilliant you might need sunglasses, this podcast explores everything from AI ethics to climate change. Tailored for smart cookies - thinkers, innovators, and planet lovers hungry for a brain feast. The eco-gadget segment is a big crowd pleaser – think Captain Planet meets Steve Jobs! The true cherry-on-top is their biggest hit episode, 'The Saga of the Last Straw', where they uncover the buzzing controversy around plastic straws. Grab your explorer hats techno-junkies and eco-warriors, this audio journey awaits your curious minds. Buckle up!