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TechStuff is a show about technology. And it's not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.

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The Fairchild Semiconductor Story Part 1

How was Fairchild Semiconductor started? Who were the Fairchildren? Why were the founders called the traitorous eight?


How Meteorologists Work

How do meteorologists predict the weather? We look at the tools meteorologists use to determine stuff like high and low temperatures, the chance of precipitation and more!

How Weather Works

In an effort to understand meteorology, we first must understand how weather works. What are the complex variables that determine weather patterns?

Are 4k TVs Worth It?

What exactly is 4k resolution? How does the number of pixels on a screen correspond to image quality? And are 4k sets really worth it?

Smiley Face Emoji Story

What's the difference between an emoticon and an emoji? Where did emoji come from? And is it a language?

The Intel Story Part Two

From the humble 4004 to today's Kaby Lake, we take a look at the processors and technology Intel has developed over the years.

The Intel Story Part One

How did the co-founders of Intel go from being "traitors" to two of the early pioneers of silicon valley? We learn about Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore.

History of Electricity Part Two

As the 20th century loomed ever closer, the battle waged to determine how we would transmit electricity. Learn about the current wars and why AC ultimately won.

History of Electricity Part One

Did you know that engineers were harnessing electricity long before they even knew what it was? We take a look at the history and tech behind electricity.

The Wonderful World of Audio Animatronics

It might be a small world after all, but how did Disney imagineers create the first audio animatronics and how do they work? Find out in the Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki Tiki Room.

Jonathan's E3 2017 Adventure

Join Jonathan as he describes his experience exploring E3 2017, the expo all about computer and video games.