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The Killing IT Podcast

IT authors and entrepreneurs Ryan Morris, Karl Palachuk, and Dave Sobel provide commentary on the changing world of technology opportunities and emerging tech.

We want to expand the discussion from the SMB IT channel to all things tech - with one eye on the future and the other on profits. Join us!

Sep 15, 2020

Topic 1: Are all your smart devices going to be used in evidence against you?

Follow up on the topic of having an AI app get you out of a ticket. Between your cloud-stored camera footage and device recordings, police might be able to be used to defend you . . . or convict you.

We discuss several sides of this emerging technology, including the integrity of the data as well as our right against self-incrimination.

Alexa, Play My Alibi: The Smart Home Gets Taken to Court

Topic 2: Tech companies want to get you back to your office

35% of companies have no timeline for getting back to work. But, some very big tech companies are helping you start to move in that direction. But, at the same time, those big companies aren't headed back to their offices!


Topic 3: Making money from electricity instead of Bitcoin. Huh?

Recently, power prices in Taxes popped over $200 per megawatt-hour. One company, Layer1, stopped mining Bitcoin for 30 minutes and reaped returns of 700%.

This highlights an ongoing issue of the true costs of bitcoin.