Pig Swallows Pedometer And Causes Fire In England, And Other Stories: TM 196 Short Version

This week on the regular version of Tech’s Message:

- Bacon saved after pedometer-eating pig's poo starts farm fire

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-51790435

- The PlayStation 2 turns 20

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_2

- Bloodhound car: A month to save land speed record project

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-51715582

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- EXTRA STORYBBC Studios is the next to pour money into Pocket Casts

What’s the future of podcasting going to look like, and is it one of walled gardens and exclusives, or freely accessible news and entertainment for all? We discuss this in depth, using the BBC story as a jumping off point.

https://www.engadget.com/2020/03/02/bbc-studios-pocket-casts-podcast-investment/

- Life in Edinburgh versus London

- Andy’s excitement over Half-Life: Alyx, and the PC required to run it

- Outtakes and more!

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