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The Mind Tech Podcast: Episode 5

April 9th, 2013

MindSet

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It Just Works!

Hosted by Gareth Davies and Joe Ressington

The Mind Tech Podcast is your weekly dose of tech, privacy, security and conspiracy.

Each week we’ll talk about the very latest tech news and the continued threats to internet freedom.

Mind Tech News:

U.S. Air Force designates six cybertools as weapons

Wikipedia editor allegedly forced by French intelligence to delete “classified” entry

Anonymous Taunts North Korea

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All about the Mac.

This week Gareth talks about his love affair with the Apple Macintosh Computer.

Mac’s just work.  No fuss, no BS, it just does what you need it to do, and really well.

People love their Macs.  How weird is that?

People hate, or tolerate their PCs

But, People love their Macs

Gareth's Mac Desktop running OSX, Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Google Chrome and a Terminal Session.

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My Mac Desktop

Pros:

1. Just Works

2. Easy and Intuitive to use

3. Ready to go out of the box (edit movies, photos, create music, podcast)

4. Rock Solid Hardware / Software

5. Vast Software Library

6. Unix ‘box’

7. No Legacy, always moving forward / Innovation.

8. No Viruses Issues - It’s Unix, and Windows is a bigger target

9. OS Flexibility - Run pretty much any OS on Apple hardware

Cons:

1. Expensive

2. Proprietary Hardware / Software

Links:

Apple

Apple Macintosh

Mac OS X

OS X Wiki

Until Next Week...

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