3 Aug 2019

'Reply All': tech mysteries

From The Podcast Hour, 12:25 pm on 3 August 2019
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'Reply All' is a long-running and popular show that shares some great stories stemming from our interactions with technology and internet life.

It's been running for nearly 5 years and over that time's released more than 140 fortnightly episodes...each one gets millions of downloads!

Some past highlights include one where host Alex Goldman engages with a phone scammer in India who's trying to take over his computer...then flies over to India to meet him! And there's also a recurring segment called Yes-Yes-No where they try to decode some cryptic tweet or online message for their less tech savvy boss, the CEO of Gimlet Media, Alex Blumberg.

Here's some of another regular section called 'Super Tech Support', where listeners try to have their weird tech problems solved and answered. For some reason Ben can't listen to one of his favourite podcasts, 99% Invisible with Roman Mars, on the car stereo of his Mazda- but why?

We play some of 'The Roman Mars Mazda Virus'- episode 140 of Reply All from Gimlet Media hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman.