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Episode 9

Podcast Notes for Episode 9

Tech History

September 22, 2986 – Computer code protected by copyright

What’s Brewing in DC?

White House 5G listening session – Fierce Wireless

New Trump tariffs bad for 5G deployment – CNBC

White House quantum computing initiative – NextGov

App Association 5G White Paper – Blog

Anti-trust Executive Order – Bloomberg

Chairman Thune privacy law – Politico

Hearings of note:

  • Wednesday, September 26: The Senate Commerce Committee holds a hearing, “Examining Safeguards for Consumer Data Privacy”
  • Thursday, September 27: The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing, “Nomination of the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (Day 5)”

Policy Discussion/Member Minutes

House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing “Examining Barriers to Expanding Innovative, Value-Based Care in Medicare

Senate HELP Committee Hearing “Health Care in Rural America: Examining Experiences and Costs

Podimetrics

 

Random Identifier

 

Gary – “I kind of reverse hibernate

Caitlin – Gritty, Gritty, GRITTY

Alex – “Dunkin’ what? What are we dunkin’?”

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Music Cred: Brad Goodall

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Episode 8

Tech History

August 24, 1995 – Windows 95 was released!

Start Me Up

R.E.M. says “no

What’s Brewing in DC?

Medicare’s diabetes prevention program slows to crawl – Politico

Apple v Pepper – SCOTUS Blog

Kavanaugh confirmation hearings set for Sept. 4 – Politico

Trump warns social media companies against ‘silencing millions of people’– The Hill

The consequences of indecency – Tech Crunch

Action Item: USPTO’s Anti-Counterfeiting Video Contest – USPTO

Policy Discussion

US election 2018: the race for Congress – Financial Times

Not mosquito related: The August Recess

Using Telehealth to Coordinate Care for Substance Abuse Disorders – mHealth Intelligence

Trump admin continues privacy listening sessions – Politico

Member Minutes

Mike Meikle – Twitter

Navigating the Medical Device Cyberbreach Jungle: Medical Device CyberBreach 101 for Medical Practices – Amazon

 

Random Identifier

Ashley – Bad Blood (the book)

Caitlin – Azealia Banks Ends Elon Musk Feud With an Apology Letter – W Magazine

Alex – UnReal

Twitter

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Music Cred: Brad Goodall

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Episode 7

Podcast Notes for Episode 7

Tech History

July 20, 1969 – The Eagle has landed!

What’s Brewing in DC?

Morgan Reed on CSPAN’s “Communicators” – CSPAN

Proposed tariffs could increase price of wearables and other tech – The Hill & USTR

AT&T is rolling out 5g in three more cities! – AT&T Newsroom

FCC’s Connected Care Pilot Program – FCC Press Release

Policy Discussion

ACT’s Connected Health Initiative (CHI)

Member Minutes

StartUp Health

Fireside Chat with FCC Commissioner Carr – ACT Blog

Random Identifier

 Alex T. – Shark Week

Caitlin – Mr. Kevin Drakon Bakon The First

Alex – Going Abroad!

Twitter

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Music Cred: Brad Goodall

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Episode 6

Podcast Notes for Episode 6 – YourAppLady Crossover

Tech History

June 29, 2007 – The first-generation iPhone went on sale!

What’s Brewing in DC?

House Passes Farm Bill – CNN

FCC’s Commissioner Carr paid a visit to member company Quantified AG – Lincoln Journal Star

ENCRYPT Act Reintroduced in the House  – ACT Blog

Carpenter v. United States –  SCOTUS Blog

Amazon’s Health JV CEO announced – Tech Crunch

AirPods accessibility feature – Apple Insider

Policy Discussion

Betsy’s YourAppLady Podcast

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Accessibility panel at E3 – YouTube

Xbox adaptive controller – ShackNews

SXSW “Innovations in Accessibility” panel

List of accessibility apps:

M – Enabling Summit

Microsoft’s Seeing AI

Random Identifier

Nick – REAL Independence Day Truther

Joel – Del Taco is bae

Chels – iZombie is the newest requirement to be an ACT employee

Caitlin – Pete Davidson & Ariana Grande: A Timeline

Alex – Inside Beyoncé and JAY-Z’s ‘Apes—’: A Guide to All the Art in the Epic Music Video

*Due to time constraints, Alex generously allowed her random identifier to be cut. But we still wanted to feature what it WOULD have been*

Twitter

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Music Cred: Brad Goodall

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Episode 5

Tech History

May 27, 1998 – ACT was born!

Click here for the first volume of “The Competitive Edge”!

What’s Brewing in DC?

Net neutrality passes in the Senate – The Hill

Why the Internet is suddenly protesting on net neutrality all over again – The Washington Post

All GDPR Everything:

  • TL; DR: The GDPR is Coming and This Guide Will Help You Prepare – ACT Blog
  • How Does the GDPR Hold Up to U.S. Privacy Regulations? – ACT Blog
  • Words of Wisdom? How Well-Meaning Advice Could Complicate Machine Learning Apps’ GDPR Compliance – ACT Blog
  • The Final Countdown: How to Prepare for the GDPR – ACT Blog
  • GPDR Talk with Joel – YouTube
  • Tech Swamp Episode 2 – Apple Podcasts

USPTO 10 millionth patent – USPTO

Recent ACT IP Content:

  • Attention App Developers: Key Updates on Patent Issues – ACT Blog
  • The Supreme Court Goes Greene by Upholding the Inter Partes Review – ACT Blog
  • The Results are in: Intellectual Property is Still in Style, Holds Value for App Developers – ACT Blog

Random Identifier

 Nick – Revisionist History

Alex – Brooklyn Nine-Nine has been saved

Caitlin – Wilson, Coburn fight after exiting penalty box during Game 7 of NHL Playoffs

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Music Cred: Brad Goodall

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Tech Swamp Special Edition – US V Microsoft
Episode 4

Tech History

April 28, 2003 – iTunes Music Store Launched

Click here for more info!

What’s Brewing in DC?

App Economy Report – ACT Blog

All of Us launching in May – Politico

America’s IT Strongholds – Forbes

2018 App Economy Pegged At $950 Billion, Job Growth Soars – Media Post

Uncle Sam seeds startups: Businesses seek share of federal spending – Times Free Press

New York a leader in the nation’s app economy, report finds – Westfair Online

ACT | The App Association Cautions Zuckerberg: Audits are Not the Answer – ACT Blog

The Supreme Court Goes Greene by Upholding the Inter Partes Review – ACT Blog

Member Minutes

Miguel Castro – LinkedIn

Jim Kathman – LinkedIn

Emilie Hersh – LinkedIn

Thomas Gorczynski – LinkedIn

Lindsey Cox – LinkedIn

Random Identifier

Nick – NFL Draft Fandom

Alex – West Wing Fandom

Caitlin – Kanye West?

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Music Cred: Brad Goodall

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Episode 3

Tech History

March 21, 2006 – The World’s First Tweet

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What’s Brewing in DC?

CLOUD Act in Omnibus – Axios

Threat of veto – Twitter

Rural Broadband Investment – USDA Press Release

All Things TVWS – actonline.org/TVWS

Myth Busters: What Critics Don’t Want You to Know About TV White Spaces

Guest Blog: White Space Broadband Deployment Must be on the FCC Agenda

The Next Best Idea May Come from a Rural Entrepreneur. TV White Spaces Can Help.

Our Country Faces Some Serious Gaps. Broadband Access Can Help Fill Them.

China Tariffs – Politico

Cambridge Analytica/Facebook – NYT & Washington Examiner 

Twitter bans cryptocurrency ads – CNBC

Policy Discussion

Trump Administration Apprentice Initiative – Time

Google Maps accessibility filter – Venture Beat

Communication Circles for non-verbal communicators – AAC

Accessibility inclusion emojis – SiliconRepbulic

Member Minutes

Justin Hall

Bit Source is a software development company that designs, develops, and deploys websites, applications, games, tools, interactions, and software solutions.

Betsy Furler

YourAppLady Podcast

Podcast Notes

Random Identifier

Caitlin – @bymariandrew

Nick – UMBC & March Madness

Alex – Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Music Cred: Brad Goodall

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Episode 2

Today in Tech History

February 26, 1991 the first web browser was introduced

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What’s Brewing in DC?

Attorney General Sessions Announces New Cybersecurity Task Force – Press Release

Council to Secure the Digital Economy – The Hill

Tech and telecom lobbying groups announce joint cybersecurity initiative

Russia, Russia, Russia! – CNN

Mueller indicts 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference

Glitch in the Matrix RE: DACA and Spending Bill – The Washington Examiner

Senate mulls DACA extension, wall funding in March spending bill

DACA Open Debate = No Passed Legislation – Vox

The Senate’s failed votes on DACA and immigration: what we know

T Minus 60 Days? – The Washington Post

The FCC’s vote repealing its net neutrality rules is finally official. Here’s what happens now.

 

Policy Discussion

Reforming Lawful Access: The CLOUD Act is Not Just a Better Name than ICPA

The CLOUD Act – Explained

Member Minutes

ACT’s GDPR Guide

GDPR Talk with Joel

Random Identifier

Nick are you mad, or nah? – NBC

2018 Winter Olympic Medal Count

How An Average American Skier Managed To Scheme Her Way Into The Olympics – NPR

Here Are The Most Powerful Photos From The 2018 Winter Olympics – Buzzfeed

Twitter

Question from @ davenoderer

Question from @BetsyFurler

Question from @motionmobs

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Episode 1

Today in Tech History

  • January 24, 1984 – Macintosh, now Apple, launched their very own personal computer.

What’s Brewing in DC?

Policy Discussion

Random Identifier

Twitter

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