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Now displaying: March, 2020
Mar 30, 2020

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Timestamps: (Courtesy of Lebon19)

0:00 Welcomes and Linus' jank setup for this stream
6:38 Topics
7:43 IOS restricts Cloud Gaming
8:28 Intro rollin' (Yes, there's sound - warning to headphone users)
8:58 YouTube defaulting to 480p / SD
12:00 Work from home
15:18 Back to YouTube defaulting to 480p / SD
16:15 Luke helped set up a school for online lessons (setup Discord, etc.)
17:35 Linus discovers that the stream is 720p
18:30 Other remote work options (ShadowTech, Parsec, etc.) and more discussion about Work From Home (Future of WFH, WFH @ LTT and FP)
33:46 Working and cities of the future
36:11 Sponsors (Displate, MOS, Private Internet Access)
40:17 Linus' scruff and Luke's hair length
43:00 What to do best during your COVID-19 confinement
-- 43:41 Sub-subject: Linus and badminton and his handshaking
-- 44:45 Sub-subject: Linus' dumbest purchase in a while
-- 46:29 Sub-subject: Has luke made any dumb purchase? What he bought recently + Luke's chairs
49:27 Logitech and Herman Miller creates gaming furniture
52:24 Source code for AMD's Graphic Cards stolen
55:12 LTT Folding@Home Team performance
58:13 Update on Linus Folding@Home ingest server
59:25 Folding@Home surpasses all known supercomputers
1:01:24 Firefox introduces paid ad-free program
1:02:54 LTT Forums
-- 1:02:54 Sub-subject: Monetization
-- 1:05:09 Sub-subject: Dumbest moderation thread on LTT Forums
-- 1:05:51 Sub-subject: LTT Forums "almost is a separate entity"
1:06:25 Back to Firefox paid ad-free program and discussion about ads and ad-blocking
1:15:02 lttstore.com shipping promo + mystery shirt
1:16:40 T-Shirt Shipping price story during COVID-19 pandemic
1:19:48 Animal Crossing, ANNO, and general video games talk
1:24:36 Nintendo theme park talk
1:28:13 Superchats
1:28:41 Half-Life: Alyx and other Half-Life talks
1:32:00 Back to superchats
1:32:56 Back to Luke and a Half-Life: Alyx video with math lessons
1:34:50 Back to superchats again
1:36:41 Luke's headphones
1:39:16 Even more superchats
1:40:40 Streaming plans
1:42:00 Luke's Beat Saber training and NAS update
1:43:18 Outro

Mar 21, 2020

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Timestamps: (Courtesy of Lloyd Dunamis)

0:00:06 Linus's Best Day Ever
0:01:38 Ultimate Machine for Folding@Home & Quick&Easy F@H Startup Guide Video (Video Spoiler Alert)
0:06:15 WAN Show Topics review
0:06:52 INTRO
0:07:27 Where were we last week?
0:12:27 LMG: COVID-19 Concern and How We Stay Safe
0:17:51 Culture change: Work From Home (WFH)
0:21:09 "How do you stay fit?"
0:24:26 Linus's Medical Concern - Torn Meniscus
0:29:32 X-Box Series X Specs
0:31:34 4KU Blu-ray drive interest & General Blu-ray topics
0:39:48 Specs resume
0:42:20 LTX Store Stock Update (volume for backstage Nick)
0:45:22 Shameless Self-Promotion: Carpool Critics
0:52:23 SPONSORS
0:52:27 Vessi Footwear
0:53:40 Displate
0:55:13 PIA - Private Internet Access
0:56:00 Submerged Vessi Footwear quick result
0:56:54 DirectX 12 ~Ultimate~
0:59:18 "Do away with bad console ports"
1:01:48 Gamestop, An Essential Service? Still Open Amidst Pandemic
1:03:50 SUPACHATS
1:04:09 Tech QoL Improvements for Family - Good WiFi
1:06:12 Bidets (aka. bum gun, butt hose, etc)
1:08:54 HowMuchToiletPaper.com
1:11:46 Half-Life Alyx interest
1:13:32 Linus looks physically tired - played 6hrs of Anna
1:14:25 Laundry experience
1:17:37 "Feathers or Nylon?" Racism in Badminton
1:23:23 OUTRO

Mar 21, 2020

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Timestamps: (Thanks MrBuggitt!)
0:02:06 Pixel 4a leaks
0:08:26 EU right to repair
0:20:36 facial recognition, Washington state approves regulations
0:25:05 honeywell's "most powerful" quantum computer
0:32:20 Sponsors
0:36:40 folding at home shout out
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0:40:08 Facebook broke privacy laws, Australia sues Facebook.
0:42:50 Youtube ditches trending tab
0:45:40 Alex calls out laptop manufacturers website's sucking.
0:49:53 LTTstore.com (new store)
0:52:00 AMD CPUs vulnerable to browser exploit
0:55:35 Super chats

Mar 8, 2020

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Podcast Download: (Courtesy of Lloyd Dunamis)

01:14 INTRO
01:56 Intel Chip - "Completely Unpatchable" Security Flaw
05:07 "Requires physical interaction; Not a cause for concern"
08:14 Comparison to other security flaws
08:54 E-Commerce Firms Could Start to be Responsible for Counterfeits
09:42 Linus's eBay Consumer Protection experience
11:43 Wish experience - Engineering put on fake cards
14:36 Superchat assistance on Wish refunds experience
16:06 Kickstarter Backing Check - Luke's Backing: Colebar Hammer
19:34 Luke's other backs
21:59 Linus's backs (through work)
25:14 Terada's Star Citizen Video Montages https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCalnBKLnFmYjrnHWQKR2s1A
27:44 More about Colebar Hammer
30:01 Back to topic: (E-Commerce Firms) Being responsible for counterfeits
30:59 Fake Goods Market
33:13 LTTStore.com Lower Shipping Rates + Sticker Sheets
35:00 Sticker Sheets showing (volume up for sticker details being told by Nick away from the mic)
36:30 Team FPS Talk: TF2 and Overwatch
41:50 SPONSORS
41:53 Squarespace
42:48 Displate
43:54 PIA - Private Internet Access
45:19 Canadian Gov't Threatens The Big 3 Telecoms to Cut Cellular Prices by 25%
48:46 To piggyback competitor telecoms...
50:43 Google Education Software Spies on Children via Free Chromebooks
51:54 LTX - Regarding COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
54:27 AMD Roadmap Through 2022
55:44 SUPACHATS
55:59 Special Physical Superchat from Yosef
57:36 Letter reading
1:01:58 Softlaunch LTT Network Minecraft server
1:03:22 "Geodude (Luke's PC) is amazing"
1:06:30 RealFakeTshirts(.)com redirect
1:07:50 END, no outro
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07:40 "Platform"
13:58 Luke pounding drums (for Secret Shopper)
43:57 Pirate Internet Access

Mar 2, 2020

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Timestamps (Courtesy of Blahorga Slisk)

0:28 - Headlines and a lot of laughing.
1:58 - Linus has an exciting announcement to make. (LTT Store Dot Com)
5:12 - Linus TRIES to talk about the first subject but is very effectively derailed by Luke.
6:29 - No Iphones for the bad guys! Only Evil people use Android?
10:00 - From iPhone Good - Android Bad! to Beer virus controversy on YT. Linus takes the long graphic way there.
15:16 - Back to Apple
19:24 - DERAIL! Rotary phones, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, Rick Moranis is coming back,
21:30 - Business idea! Spoiled Candy! (But think of the kids!)
22:53 Back to Rick Moranis
23:37 - SPONSOR SPOT - Vessi Footwear, Can be used to bail out your average canoe, or substitute for one...
24:35 - SPONSOR SPOT - Displate. Nuff said.
26:08 - SPONSOR SPOT - Private Internet Access. If you're a filthy pirate use PIA. Linus said so...
29:12 - Microsoft drops Xbox X Specs.
32:01 - Linus space out over Audio Ray Tracing on the Xbox X and spends a few minutes unsuccessfully trying to remember Aureal and their A3D technology...
34:43 - Back to our regular program.
35:05 - Slickwarps hacked... They got it ALL! ALL butts covered! ALL butts owned!
41:55 - Tickets for LTX MMXX (2020) - Get yours NOW!
49:27 - Linus announces that Carpool Critics has a YT channel.
50:54 - Power Wheels on the roads?
53:33 - "I had a sports car!" Luke explains that the Pontiac Sunbird is technically a sports car just like the PT Cruiser is a truck...
57:09 - SUPERCHATT!

Mar 2, 2020

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Check out Carpool Critics, our new movie podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-oJR5teQIjOAxCmIQvcgA

Timestamps (Courtesy of Blahorga Slisk)

0:28 - Headlines and a lot of laughing.
1:58 - Linus has an exciting announcement to make. (LTT Store Dot Com)
5:12 - Linus TRIES to talk about the first subject but is very effectively derailed by Luke.
6:29 - No Iphones for the bad guys! Only Evil people use Android?
10:00 - From iPhone Good - Android Bad! to Beer virus controversy on YT. Linus takes the long graphic way there.
15:16 - Back to Apple
19:24 - DERAIL! Rotary phones, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, Rick Moranis is coming back,
21:30 - Business idea! Spoiled Candy! (But think of the kids!)
22:53 Back to Rick Moranis
23:37 - SPONSOR SPOT - Vessi Footwear, Can be used to bail out your average canoe, or substitute for one...
24:35 - SPONSOR SPOT - Displate. Nuff said.
26:08 - SPONSOR SPOT - Private Internet Access. If you're a filthy pirate use PIA. Linus said so...
29:12 - Microsoft drops Xbox X Specs.
32:01 - Linus space out over Audio Ray Tracing on the Xbox X and spends a few minutes unsuccessfully trying to remember Aureal and their A3D technology...
34:43 - Back to our regular program.
35:05 - Slickwarps hacked... They got it ALL! ALL butts covered! ALL butts owned!
41:55 - Tickets for LTX MMXX (2020) - Get yours NOW!
49:27 - Linus announces that Carpool Critics has a YT channel.
50:54 - Power Wheels on the roads?
53:33 - "I had a sports car!" Luke explains that the Pontiac Sunbird is technically a sports car just like the PT Cruiser is a truck...
57:09 - SUPERCHATT!

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