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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1279: Minimize Dependencies

When you include things in your life you don't need, you have…problems. Or if you include software bits you don't need, you leak customer data to Facebook like Zoom did. Fortunately Zoom acted swiftly and corrected the issue.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1278: Upping The Audio Quality

Now that we're all working from home and using Zoom, Teams, or what have you, can we all invest a little more in audio quality for the sake of everyone else?

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1277: Jogging 2020 in 2020 Update

So far I am on track to meet my goal.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1276: Always Had a Thing for Audio

Another origin story, this time for the No Agenda Ringtones page.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1275: More Virtual Facetime

Wherein I provide an origin story for my name that leads into why virtual facetime hasn't caught on yet, current circumstances not withstanding.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1274: Even More Dependent on Broadband

With a lot of people having to do things from home due to the Coronavirus, it's really obvious that our broadband isn't up to snuff in the US.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1273: Roll With The Corona Changes

Things are changing rapidly for a lot of us because of the spread of the Coronavirus.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1272: Coronavirus Thoughts

The changes that have occurred in the last week to 14 Mar 2020…wow.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1271: Slaves To Our Screens

We all need to cut the cord in a different way.

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1270: Starbucks Reducing Their Environmental Footprint

Starbucks generates a TON of plastic. And that's even after they were forced by various municipalities to stop using plastic straws.

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Long ago, when I didn't work for Check Point Software, this site used to be a well-visited FAQ site on the Check Point firewall products. This site has served many other purposes over the years, but is currently the home for the PhoneBoy Speaks podcast.

Some other projects I'm doing include: CheckMates, Check Point's user community site, PhoneBoy's Security Theater, a blog where I discuss computer and network security-related topics, as well as PhoneBoy Says, an infrequent personal blog where I discuss more personal issues.

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