Recorded 22nd January 2021
This week Nick and I have another guest – this time it is Nick Furneaux of CSI Tech a specialist in investigating crimes involving cryptocurrrency and author of the only book on the subject Investigating Cryptocurrencies. After that we wander off into a bit of reminiscing and after Nick has to leave @spligosh and I ramble on a bit about messaging apps…
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On this week’s show
- @NickFX on Twitter
- Web: csitech.co.uk (https://www.csitech.co.uk/)
- Nick’s Book Investigating Cryptocurrencies on Amazon
- Christopher Hadnagy – Social Engineer
- @spligosh on Twitter very occasionally.
- Sometimes appears on Bart Busschots’ Let’s Talk Apple
- Sutton Park Circuit church worship on YouTube
- Signal Vs Telegram—3 Things You Need To Know Before You Quit WhatsApp
- Sinclair ZX81
- Oric 1
- Dragon 32
- Raspberry Pi
- Software Fix for M1 Mac Bluetooth Connectivity Issues Reportedly On the Way
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