For their first episode of SouthGeek News, Donovan, Oliver, Sam, and Shae discuss the May 4th anniversary of The Love Bug pandemic that started on May 4, 2000. Oliver and Donovan both being in the broadband industry at the time don’t have much of a recollection about this particular worm that cost approximately $10 billion in damages in 2000.
Working in the Healthcare industry, Oliver delivers some very interesting information on pivoting to Telehealth and Telemedicine.
For some geeking-out space news, telescopes have picked up radio bursts from our very own galaxy!
With everyone having to social distance due to COVID-19, video conferencing software such as Teams, WebEx, Google Meet, and Zoom have come under heavy use and some heavy scrutiny in regards to privacy. Just how much data are they collecting?
Sam brings in a discussion on a device that is being developed and tested that could help monitor COVID symptoms.
Rounding out the discussions, Donovan points to the BBC releasing a series of backgrounds from their various shows for people to use in the Zoom meetings, etc.Continue Reading …