Welcome

Welcome to “We’re Drunk and We Know Things”. Join Mike, a movie expert & tech user, and Rob, a tech expert & movie watcher, as they attempt to educate each other in a classic movie, and a technology concept each month.

Recorded in a bar, with ale, silliness ensues!

Episodes

S is for Search Engines

Engines that Search. We cover the early days of directories, the emergent search engine market and the rise of the mighty Google before donning our tin foil hats and diving headfirst into a world of paranoia and fear. It’s geeky, it’s techy and it has an actual segment related to Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee OM KBE FRS FREng FRSA FBCS so the only question you have to ask yourself is … are you “Feeling Lucky”?

S is for Super Mario Brothers

Proof positive that the democratic process should NOT be applied to pod-casts, we find ourselves digging around in the bargain bin of the last remaining physical media store in the country to locate a copy of Super Mario Brothers… and I can’t say that we massively enjoy the experience.

But there’s loads of juicy behind the scenes factoids, some very sensible analysis of why it went wrong and a questionable reference to Mario’s sexual preferences. Plus if you absolutely want to know how not to make a video game spin off then this is the episode for you!

R is for Radio

Don’t know your WiFi from your WiMax? Bluetooth leave you feeling disconnected? It’s ok, cos this month Rob tries very hard to explain modern data radio to Mike, and very nearly succeeds!

From Marconi through to modern day, come along for a whirlwind tour of frequencies, bands, cells and packets as we do our best to explain the “giant cloud of data in the air” … yeah.

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