We finally get the IoT acronym the pod has been waiting for as we discuss Bitcoin and 17th century Dutch finance. Charlotte Jee informs Henry Burrell, David Price and Scott Carey.
Scott then leads us down the winding road of the so-called platform wars, in a week when Google blocked the Amazon Echo Show from streaming YouTube. Is this a bump in the road or will services be cut from rival hardware?
And finally, led by David, the pod discusses its favourite tech of the year and what you might consider buying for friends and family for Christmas.
Your weekly briefing on the world of tech, focusing on news, views and a fair few digressions from staff of Computerworlduk.com, Macworld.co.uk, PCAdvisor.co.uk and Techworld.com