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OK Smart-ass

This is the show where we put technology under the microscope we take a photo of it with our smartphones, zoom in really close, we chuck it into the blender, press the button and look at what’s happening in technology innovation and gadgets that make our lives so much more exciting.

Patrick Bonello & Tor Roxburgh

About the Smart-Asses

Tor is a writer and a speculative fiction reader and sci-fi fostered a lifelong love of technology.  The first tech she fell in love with at boarding school was portable record player.

Patrick’s first tech love was his first computer, a TRS-80 model 1, level 2. it had a monochrome screen and a cassette drive.  Patrick is a journalist and has a marketing and graphic design business.

Tor Roxburgh

Tor Roxburgh


Patrick Bonello

Patrick Bonello


Recent Episodes

Who is the Smart-ass?

Should we spell the name of our podcast smart-arse or smart-ass? 

Who are these crazy nerds and why do they love technology so much?

These are the very important questions we want to delve into every fortnight on OK Smart-ass (arse).  And for those people in North America a fortnight is not only a cool game but it also means we do an episode every two weeks.

Season 2, Episode 36   |  36:08 sec

Season 2, Episode 35   |  41:00 sec

Season 2, Episode 34   |  42:48 sec

Season 2, Episode 33   |  55:41 sec

Season 2, Episode 32   |  45:25 sec

Season 2, Episode 31   |  45:35 sec

Season 2, Episode 30   |  43:46 sec

Season 2, Episode 29   |  42:04 sec

Season 2, Episode 28   |  46:46 sec

Season 2, Episode 27   |  42:40 sec

Season 2, Episode 26   |  34:00 sec

Season 2, Episode 25   |  38:58 sec

Season 2, Episode 24   |  43:39 sec

Season 2, Episode 23   |  40:39 sec

Season 2, Episode 22   |  44:40 sec

Season 2, Episode 21   |  33:26 sec

Season 1, Episode 20   |   35:14 sec

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In our latest Episode:

We try to dismiss the idea of an AI, robot CEO, but worry it’s only a matter of time.

In food tech, the big story is that one of Coca-Cola’s largest bottlers is working on making sugar from thin air.

And a swarm of satellites helps explain the sad tale behind those North Korean ghost ships.

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