Grumpy Old Geeks

By Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister with Dave Bittner

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 Aug 25, 2020

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A no-holds-barred show about the Internet and how it's affecting our lives for good or bad. Hosts Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister have over 40 years of online experience and aren't afraid to tell it like it is.


Episode Date
523: More Buggy and Less Stable
00:57:09

Send us your Satoshis; bitcoin, Pizza and a movie; eggs in space; yep, Facebook is still awful; Rivian announces subscriptions; Bytedance limiting kids to 40 minutes a day; Amazon cracks down on review fraud; AI generated influencers; Count Me In; Into the Night; The Card Counter; Old; Kate; Only Murders in the Building; Fuzz; Apple iOS 15; hubs & docks; get poked on Clubhouse; AI 2041; authenticator woes; industrious criminals; AI controlled machine guns.

Show notes at https://gog.show/523

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FOLLOW UP

How to do value4value and earn Bitcoin from your podcast

Bitcoin Pizza Day 2021: Some interesting facts about this special cryptocurrency day

AMC says it will accept bitcoin as payment for movie tickets by year-end

The once-sedate astronomy world is quarreling over whether 'Oumuamua was an alien craft


IN THE NEWS

The Facebook Files

Rivian announces membership plan with complementary charging and LTE connectivity

TikTok owner ByteDance limits younger users to 40 minutes a day in China

Amazon has banned over 600 Chinese brands as part of review fraud crackdown

Amazon will hold a hardware event on September 28th

Apple mandates frequent COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated employees

Social media influencer/model created from artificial intelligence lands 100 sponsorships


MEDIA CANDY

Clarkson’s Farm Season 1

Count Me In

Into the Night Season 2

The Card Counter

Old

Kate

Only Murders in the Building


APPS & DOODADS

iOS 15 is now available

Neumann TLM 102 bk Studio Set

Clubhouse is developing a new way to invite friends to chat called 'Wave'


AT THE LIBRARY

5 real AI threats that make The Terminator look like Kindergarten Cop

AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future by Kai-Fu Lee , Chen Qiufan

AI Superpowers - China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order by Kai-Fu Lee

Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Auth0

Ireland's data regulator opens data privacy probes into TikTok

Researcher discloses iPhone lock screen bypass on iOS 15 launch day

Man who unlocked 1.9 million AT&T phones sentenced to 12 years in prison

Trial Ends in Guilty Verdict for DDoS-for-Hire Boss

Israel reportedly used a remote-controlled gun to assassinate an Iranian scientist

US officials can't decide if Honor smartphones are a national security threat

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Sep 22, 2021
522: Ray Banned
00:49:01

Jason considers the gig economy; more billionaires in spaaace; SEC looks to regulate crypto; Wal-Mart pump and dump; Apple ruled to ease App store rules; robot waiters; Facebook gives misinformation to misinformation researchers; Tesla rolls out self driving BETA; losing history to Flash; Picard Season 3, Matrix: Resurrections trailers; Lower Decks got funny; Behind the Attraction; Clarkson's Farm; mailing lists not missed; Facebook's new smart glasses; Roomba's P.O.O.P.; hiding cables; let's talk cookwares; another social network, Minus the social; always get it in writing; a tale of a fateful ship, the Satoshi.

Show notes at https://gog.show/522

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FOLLOW UP

Steve Wozniak Shares a Video About His New Space Startup


IN THE NEWS

Biden’s SEC is ready to regulate cryptocurrency

Posing as Walmart, scammers send crypto surging 25%

Apple must ease App Store rules, U.S. judge orders

Real-life ‘Jetsons’? Watch robots cheerfully serve food at this Dallas restaurant

Facebook has been giving misinformation researchers incomplete data

Tesla rolls out Full Self Driving 10 beta with more confident decision making

Google gave user data to Hong Kong officials despite moratorium promise

Some of the most iconic 9/11 news coverage is lost. Blame Adobe Flash


MEDIA CANDY

Picard Season 3 Trailer

Star Trek: Lower Decks

The Matrix: Resurrections – Official Trailer 1

Behind the Attraction

Disney's remaining 2021 movies will debut in theaters first

Clarkson’s Farm

‘We’re just not used to it’: Clarkson farm shop causes stir in the Cotswolds

Into the Night Season 2


APPS & DOODADS

Apple says motorcycle vibrations can damage iPhone cameras

Facebook’s New Camera Glasses Are Dangerously Easy to Use

Watch Mark Zuckerberg announce new Facebook and Ray-Ban smart glasses

FACEBOOK: TAPING OVER CAMERA LED ON OUR GLASSES IS A TOS VIOLATION

NEW ROOMBA BOASTS DOG POOP-AVOIDING AI

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Made In Cookware

Blue Carbon Steel Frying Pan

Stainless Clad Saucier

Le Creuset Dutch Oven 5 1/2 qt

T-fal 5qt Dutch Oven, Nonstick, Black


MORON OF THE WEEK

Minus is a finite social network where you get 100 posts—for life.

Pinterest Accused of Not Paying Female ‘Co-Creator’

The disastrous voyage of Satoshi, the world’s first cryptocurrency cruise ship

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Sep 15, 2021
521: Beans!
01:01:35

That missing Cure track; Apple walks back iPhone image scanning, to add Driver's Licenses to Wallet; Moscow subway facial recognition; WhatsApp fined; Facebook apologies for racist AI; Virgin Galactic off-course; ISS is cracked; Gen-Z developing unexplained tics from social media, beans; Enemies of the State; the Protege; Rick James; Dyson love; Ryan Holiday; Mac Mini; geeking out over Lego; decent customer service; O.MG Cable; ProtonMail logs & court orders; Mandy Patinkin, the Dinner Party; Zoom Dysmorphia; beans.

Show notes at https://gog.show/521/

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FOLLOW UP

The Feds Want to Know What the McFuck Is Going On With the McFlurry Machines


IN THE NEWS

Apple delays its criticized plan to scan iPhones for child exploitation images


Apple to Add Driver’s Licenses to Apple Wallet


Subway Passengers in Moscow Will Be Able to Pay for the Ride With Their Faces


Whatsapp hit by £225million fine


Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men


Spaceship carrying Richard Branson flew off course, FAA is investigating


The FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spaceship after flight deviation


The ISS is cracked and facing ‘irreparable’ failures – and they could be about to get much worse


Gen Z Is Developing Unexplained Tics After Going Online, And Doctors Are Concerned


Why You Should Want Driverless Cars On Roads Now


MEDIA CANDY

Enemies of the State


The Protege


BITCHIN’: THE SOUND AND FURY OF RICK JAMES


Billions


Review: Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez strike gold in 'Only Murders in the Building'


APPS & DOODADS

Dyson Outsize


Your smartphone is not making you dumber — digital tech can enhance our cognitive abilities


Trillion-frames-per-second camera takes photos of light moving


Pharrell- and Grimes-backed music startup Roli files for administration and reboots as Luminary to refocus on beginner musicians

AT THE LIBRARY

Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday


Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave by Ryan Holiday


A Book of Secrets: Finding Solace in a Stubborn World by Derren Brown


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire


Dave Bittner


Hacking Humans


Caveat


Recorded Future


A Customer Discovered Their $350 Lego Set was Missing Pieces. The Company's Response Was Brilliant


Someone paid more than $300K for a fake Banksy NFT — and the scammer gave it all back


This Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You Type


O.MG CABLE - C-TO-C DIRECTIONAL


ProtonMail Logs Activist's IP Address With Authorities After Swiss Court Order


BRIC-A-BRAC

Tearful Mandy Patinkin Shares Emotional ‘Princess Bride’ Story With Grieving Fan


The Dinner Party


Zoom Dysmorphia Is Following People Into the Real World


Gut instinct could see you fall for COVID misinformation


CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

MICHAEL K. WILLIAMS DEAD AT 54

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Sep 08, 2021
520: You Can Be China
01:05:52

Get your GOG NFTs; Telsa Autopilot crashes...again; the iPhone is a Freshman in high school now; constant cookie warnings ending; Apple "agrees" to legally required App store changes; Instagram wants your birthdate; China slashes gaming time for kids; Clubhouse grasping at straws; The Grand Tour: Lockdown; Absolutely Mental; Icon; police dropping phones; T-Mobile, Microsoft security; Bloomberg cancels Galloway; let's get drunk.

Show notes at https://gog.show/520/


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FOLLOW UP

Coinbase mistakenly told 125,000 users their 2FA settings had changed

Tesla on Autopilot crashes into two parked cars… again…

The Best Carbon Fiber Skateboards in 2021

The REAL Reason McDonalds Ice Cream Machines Are Always Broken


IN THE NEWS

An end to constant cookie warnings? UK plans post-Brexit overhaul of data laws

Apple changes key App Store rules in response to class action lawsuit from developers

Instagram will require users to share their birthday in push for teen safety

China further slashes kids’ gaming time to just three hours a week

Clubhouse adds spatial audio to create more immersive audio chats


MEDIA CANDY

Star Trek: Lower Decks

The Grand Tour: Lochdown

They're in this together

Absolutely Mental

The Jump with Shirley Manson

Icon: Music through the lens

Clickbait

Apple is building a classical music streaming app after buying Primephonic


APPS & DOODADS

You're Probably Not Using the Web's Best Browser

Meco


AT THE LIBRARY

Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein

Drunk: How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization by Edward Slingerland


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Police Use iOS App to Track Suspect After ‘Accidentally’ Dropping a Phone in His Truck

T-Mobile hacker says the carrier's security is 'awful'

Microsoft Azure cloud vulnerability is the ‘worst you can imagine’

Banksy NFT buyer duped in £244k 'hack'

‘YouTube magic dust’: How America’s second-largest social platform ducks controversies

SEC Charges Eight Firms for Cybersecurity Shortfalls


MORON OF THE WEEK

Bloomberg canceled Prof Scott Galloway's TV show after he joked about his sex life in a video, topless, in a hard hat


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Sep 01, 2021
519: Can Someone Loan Me a Toddler?
01:08:06

Back to Windows; Mr. White Hat returns the stolen crypto; Elon jokes about Tesla Autopilot failures; California gig worker initiative unconstitutional; Facebook admits misleading COVID info is top performing content; purge your Tweets, people; Netflix gets clickbaity; the Hustler; Grace & Frankie; Gimlet's been a bust for Spotify; Nextdoor, for business; Jobs NFT; Cybersecurity resources; Microsoft Power App data leak; iPhone zero-clock exploit; skateboarding, same as it ever was; NFT dining; forgetting CAPS LOCK sign of intelligence.

Show notes at https://gog.show/519/


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FOLLOW UP

Poly Network says it has recovered all $610 million it lost in cryptocurrency heist


Elon Musk joked about Tesla autopilot mistakes as the technology faces scrutiny: 'I actually have a T-shirt with a stop sign on it. If you flash the car, it will stop.'


The First Step Toward Protecting Everyone Else From Teslas


AI gave Val Kilmer his voice back. But critics worry the technology could be misused.


IN THE NEWS


Court rules California gig worker initiative is unconstitutional, a setback to Uber and Lyft


Facebook says post that cast doubt on covid-19 vaccine was most popular on the platform from January through March


Why Did Facebook Let a Man Livestream His Bomb Threat Near the U.S. Capitol for Hours?


Global Affairs Canada is purging websites, social media amid Taliban takeover


MEDIA CANDY

The Clickbaitification of Netflix


The Hustler


Grace and Frankie


Spotify spent $230 million on Gimlet, but leaked data shows the podcast studio has lagged behind others at the audio giant. Insiders cite unclear strategy and internal tensions.


APPS & DOODADS

Elon Musk unveils 'Tesla bot,' a humanoid robot that would be made from Tesla's self-driving AI


Lumen's metabolism tracking app comes to the Apple Watch


Steve Jobs Inscribed and Signed Apple II Manual


AT THE LIBRARY

A Gift Of Time" by Jerry Merritt


The Cellar by Katherine Lo


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire


Dave Bittner


Hacking Humans


Caveat


Recorded Future


The Bad Batch


Here are some beginner Cybersecurity and Information Security resources that are free!


Computer Scientist Explains Machine Learning in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED


Data leak exposed 38 million records, including COVID-19 vaccination statuses


A Hacker Stole and Then Returned $600 Million


New zero-click iPhone exploit used to deploy NSO spyware


Skateboard Tricks and Topological Flips


MORON OF THE WEEK

The 1st NFT Restaurant - New York City


BRIC-A-BRAC

Science Confirms That Forgetting Things Is Actually A Sign Of Very High Intelligence

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Aug 25, 2021
518: Eternal September of the Nerd Only Internet
01:16:49

Back in the (Canadian) saddle; the metaverse has already peaked; tech expat troubles; Facebook is really just truly awful; AI diagnosing dementia; Motorola wants to be Apple; Making the Cut; Suicide Squad; Shazam; the Ms. Pat Show; Pig; White Lotus; Disney nostalgia; bye, Hallo; right to McFlurry; Children of the New World; Stand on Zanzibar; Apple CSAM debate; Amazon wants to read your palms; scamming as a service; Eternal September; creativity is waning.

Show notes at https://gog.show/518


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FOLLOW UP

Cineplex unveils subscription CineClub, offering free movies, perks and discounts

Niantic CEO John Hanke says the metaverse is a 'dystopian nightmare'

The Metaverse is a Dystopian Nightmare. Let’s Build a Better Reality.

Canada's got the world's worst internet ideas


IN THE NEWS

Facebook is rebuilding its ads to know a lot less about you

Privacy-Enhancing Technologies and Building for the Future

Scientists trial AI-system which could diagnose dementia in one scan

Motorola wants to be the new Apple. Its first attempt is, oh, take a look


MEDIA CANDY

Making the Cut

The Suicide Squad

The Ms. Pat Show

Pig

Ted Lasso

White Lotus

The Imagineering Story

The Cure bassist Simon Gallup announces he's leaving the band after 4 decades: 'Just fed up of betrayal'


APPS & DOODADS

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

Sennheiser Pro Audio HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone

Why the McFlurry Machine Company Just Got Hit With a Restraining Order


AT THE LIBRARY

An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination by Sheera Frenkel & Cecilia Kang

Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein

Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner

The Candle of Crest: A Rhyming Epic Adventure by Demethius Jackson


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Apple’s Software Chief Explains ‘Misunderstood’ iPhone Child-Protection Features (Exclusive)

Amazon will pay you $10 for your palm prints. Should you be worried?

Scammer Service Will Ban Anyone From Instagram for $60


BRIC-A-BRAC

The Day the Good Internet Died

Eternal September

Research Suggests We're All Getting Less Creative and Scientists Think They Know Why

Children born during pandemic have lower IQs, US study finds

Why pop music is obsessed with this one note


CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

6 essential podcasts for tech heads to tune into

‘The greatest striker’: Gerd Müller, legendary German forward, dies aged 75

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Aug 18, 2021
517: You Know, for Kids!
01:04:48

Eric Hunley joins us; Big fines for big tech; Amazon laughs at labor laws; Influencers are falling over each other to get the shot; The Metaverse is a Meta-Dud; Facebook hates research; Apple says it's doing it for the kids; SetApp and new apps; Sennheiser saves the day; Value 4 Value and Lightening to save podcasting.

Show notes at https://gog.show/517


ABOUT OUR GUEST HOST ERIC HUNLEY

Eric Hunley on YouTube

Eric Hunley on the web

Eric Hunley on Twitter


IN THE NEWS

Highlights from while we were gone...

EU slaps Amazon with record $887M fine over ad targeting practices

France Cracked Down on Google’s Ad Tech. What’s Next?

Zoom to pay $85M for lying about encryption and sending data to Facebook and Google

Amazon Unlawfully Confiscated Union Literature, NLRB Finds

Amazon union drive in Bessemer may get a new election


It’s raining influencers!

Chinese TikTok star Xiao Qiumei dies after falling 160 feet from a crane while recording a livestream video

YouTube star Albert Dyrlund dies after falling 656 feet from a mountain while recording a video

Sophia Cheung death: Hong Kong influencer dies after falling while taking photo at edge of waterfall


Let’s talk about the “metaverse” because it’s gonna be the new buzzword for the next 6 months...

MARK IN THE METAVERSE

Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse Already Sucks

Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse: What it means for the enterprise

Microsoft, Facebook and everyone else are building the metaverse. Will you want to live there?


Meanwhile in the real world...

Facebook cuts off NYU researcher access, prompting rebuke from lawmakers

Senators press Facebook for answers about why it cut off misinformation researchers

APPLE KEEPS SHUTTING DOWN EMPLOYEE-RUN SURVEYS ON PAY EQUITY — AND LABOR LAWYERS SAY IT’S ILLEGAL


The Tim Apple sized Elephant in the room...

Expanded Protections for Children Frequently Asked Questions

Apple’s New ‘Child Safety’ Initiatives, and the Slippery Slope

Opinion: Four problems with Apple’s reported approach to scanning for child abuse images

Apple to scan U.S. iPhones for images of child sexual abuse


APPS & DOODADS

Sennheiser Pro Audio HD 650 Open Back Professional Headphone

BBEdit 14

SetApp

Timemator

Ulysses

CleanMyMac X

Fountain Podcast Player

New Podcast Apps

Value 4 Value Podcasts

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Aug 11, 2021
516: Says the Billionaire...
01:09:53

Here we COVID again; FAA rules for being an astronaut; YouTuber's blow anti-tax plot; genetic screening promises; FTC approves right-to-repair; Snapchat doing well; Facebook to become a quasi-religious meta-verse, whatever that is; Jack Dorsey wants BitCoin to make him money, oh sorry, bring world peace; space wants to kill you; the Moon slows down a Tesla; sci-fi trailers; Ted Lasso; more privacy-centric social networks; long-duration batteries; behind the attraction; facial recognition is everywhere; everything is tracked.

Show notes at https://gog.show/516

FOLLOW UP

Anthony Bourdain’s Voice Isn’t the Only Thing the New Documentary Faked

Companies that make people return to the office will lose employees

The FAA Brings Jeff Bezos Back Down to Earth

IN THE NEWS

The YouTubers who blew the whistle on an anti-vax plot


A New Kind of Embryo Genetics Screening Makes Big Promises on Little Evidence

The FTC Votes Unanimously to Enforce Right to Repair

Snapchat just announced its largest user growth in years

Mark Zuckerberg said he wanted to transform Facebook from a social-media company into 'a metaverse company'

Facebook’s Next Target: The Religious Experience

Jack Dorsey hopes bitcoin can bring about world peace

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk both want to colonize space. Here are the 6 biggest problems with their plans, from thinning bones to toxic plants on Mars.

The Moon Tricks Tesla's Full Self-Driving Feature Into Thinking It's a Yellow Light

MEDIA CANDY

‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ trailer is a treat for ‘Voyager’ fans

Dexter Revival Reveals First Trailer at Comic-Con 2021

Watch Your Local Broadcast TV For Free!

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Ted Lasso Season 2!

APPS & DOODADS

Alto’s Odyssey: The Lost City

Startup Claims Breakthrough in Long-Duration Batteries

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Behind the Attraction

From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

A Defunct Video Hosting Site Is Flooding Normal Websites With Hardcore Porn

Catholic priest quits after “anonymized” data revealed alleged use of Grindr

QR Codes Are Here to Stay. So Is the Tracking They Allow.

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Jul 28, 2021
515: Bro Code
01:05:00

The COVID misinformation dozen; Facebook's Anti-Vax problem; society's collapse, right on schedule; Japan breaks internet speed record; Uber gets away with it, again; robot collisions; don't let a startup scan your eyeballs; Spotify are pirates; Loki; deepfaked Bourdain; Ape marathon; Hallo; AirPods Pro; Los Angeles is hideous; the Bro Code; NSO spyware; MAGA Freedom Phone; encryption lava lamps; appchk; Furry Olympics.

Show notes at https://gog.show/515


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FOLLOW UP

Majority of Covid misinformation came from 12 people, report finds

The Truth About Facebook’s Anti-Vax Problem


IN THE NEWS

MIT Predicted in 1972 That Society Will Collapse This Century. New Research Shows We’re on Schedule.

Japan breaks internet speed record with a 319Tbps data transfer

Uber negotiated a huge cut to a $59 million fine it received for refusing to share data about sexual assaults on its service

Tesla offers a Full Self-Driving subscription for $199 per month

A robot collision sparked a fire at the UK's top online grocer

Why You Shouldn’t Let a Startup Scan Your Eyeball in Exchange for Crypto


MEDIA CANDY

The EU Suppressed a 300-Page Study That Found Piracy Doesn’t Harm Sales

Spotify Executive Calls Artist ‘Entitled’ for Requesting Payment of One Penny Per Stream

Loki

The new Anthony Bourdain documentary 'Roadrunner' leans partly on deepfaked audio

Anthony Bourdain documentary sparks backlash for using AI to fake voice

A Quiet Place Part II

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Bosch

Planet of the Apes

Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Escape From the Planet of the Apes

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Grimes, Will.i.am and Alanis Morrissette will judge an avatar singing TV show


APPS & DOODADS

HalloApp

Follow Your Different 226 - Real Digital Relationships | HalloApp Launch with Founders Neeraj Arora & Michael Donohue

MAMP PRO 6 for macOS

NAMO

TextSniper

Airpods Pro

Wireless Charger,Amugpill 3 in 1 Fast Wireless Charging Station Dock for iPhone 12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/11/11 Pro/X/Xr/Xs/8 Plus,Apple Watch SE 6 5 4 3 2,Airpods 2/Pro,Qi Phones (with QC3.0 Adapter)

Here are the emoji finalists for Unicode 14.0

At this made for social media museum, the pictures come to life

Trick Art Museum


AT THE LIBRARY

Los Angeles is Hideous: Poems About An Ugly City by Andrew Heaton


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

NSO spyware was allegedly used to target activists and journalists

Microsoft disrupts products from Israeli tech firm used to hack journalists, activists

MAGA-Branded 'Freedom Phone' Is a Black Box That Should Be Avoided at All Costs

Eric Hunley Locals Exclusive the "Freedom Phony"

Encryption Lava Lamps

appchk Privacy Monitor for iOS

The Government Unknowingly Commissioned Furry Art To Promote The Tokyo Olympics


CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Billion dollar heists, missing cryptoqueens: Six must-listen cyber podcasts

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Jul 21, 2021
514: The Carmen Sandiego Line
01:18:56

We hear from Norway; billionaires in the... upper atmosphere? Just pay your taxes; Biden's Big Tech executive order; Trump's lawsuit has a problem...the law; Facebook owns a city; remote workers aren't leaving cities; TikTok meets LinkedIn; YouTube algorithm recommends policy violating content; bye, Knewz, we never knew ya; Monsters at Work; Black Widow & the new movie business; Summer of Soul; the joy of buying & cancelling; AI soundtracks; car talk; Audacity spyware; Iran's trains hacked; REvil disappears; Cosby wants to tour; Toomics reports... itself.

Show notes at https://gog.show/514


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SHOW NOTES


IN THE NEWS

Richard Branson Reaches Space on Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity

Elon Musk booked a trip to space with Virgin Galactic

Biden’s wide-ranging executive order covers Big Tech, net neutrality and more

Trump sues tech firms for blocking him, and fund-raises off it.

Donald J. Trump: Why I’m Suing Big Tech

Black Mirror in Real Life: Facebook Now Owns and is Developing a City

Remote workers are moving out of big cities — but not to the Midwest

TikTok wants you to send video resumes directly to brands to land your next gig

TikTok will automate video removals for nudity and violence

Mozilla Investigation: YouTube Algorithm Recommends Videos that Violate the Platform’s Very Own Policies

Judge dismisses Amazon’s legal challenge to JEDI after contract cancelation

Rupert Murdoch’s answer to Google News is dead after only 18 months

MEDIA CANDY

Star Wars: Rebels

Monsters at Work

‘The Witcher’ season 2 will hit Netflix on December 17th

What Black Widow’s $60 Million Disney+ Haul Actually Means

Loki

Barry Diller says streaming services killed the movie business as he knew it

Summer of Soul

Exclusive TED chats are coming to Clubhouse

Peacock

Epsteins Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell

Lilyhammer

APPS & DOODADS

Throbber

Parallels 16

ScreenFlow 10

Does Your Video Need a Better Soundtrack? Ask an AI to Write One

AT THE LIBRARY

There Is No Antimemetics Division by qntm

Polar Vortex by Matthew Mather

How to Live by Derek Sivers

Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving by Celeste Headlee

An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination by Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Audacity 3.0 called spyware over data collection changes by new owner

MUSE GROUP CONTINUES TONE DEAF HANDLING OF AUDACITY

Cyber-attack disrupts Iran’s national railway system

The world’s biggest ransomware gang just disappeared from the internet

MORON OF THE WEEK

BILL COSBY WANTS TO DO COMEDY TOUR AGAIN Docuseries in Works

Toomics Reports Its Own Website for Copyright Infringements

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Jul 14, 2021
513: Fury Road
01:01:14

Moving anxiety; WWW NFT with broken code; Billionaires in sppppaccccee; Facebook warns users about content it serves them; GitHub AI coder; TikTok selling its AI; FTC tells Broadcom to knock it off; crypto pump & dumps; Robinhood's real customers; Star Wars: Rebels; Bosch; the Mole; Hear in LA; Loki; charging gizmos; Western Digital exploit; supply chain cyberattack; Android trash app are trash; Norway demands you tell us if you touched up your photo.

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SHOW NOTES

FOLLOW UP

Tim Berners-Lee Sells NFT of the Source Code for the World Wide Web for $5.4 Million

The Tim Berners-Lee NFT that sold for $5.4M might have an HTML error

IN THE NEWS

Virgin Galactic plans to send Richard Branson to space on July 11th

Wally Funk, Trailblazing Female Pilot, Will Join Jeff Bezos on Spaceflight

Facebook test warns users who may have seen ‘harmful extremist content’

TikTok’s AI is being sold to other companies

GitHub previews new AI tool that makes coding suggestions

FTC charges Broadcom with ‘illegally monopolizing’ the chip industry

FaZe Clan suspends players allegedly involved in crypto pump-and-dump scheme

The Cost of Robinhood’s Success

MEDIA CANDY

Star Wars: Rebels

Bosch

The Mole

The Missing Crypto Queen

Hear in LA by Tony Pierce

Loki

Quentin Tarantino Says He Bought L.A.’s Vista Theatre

APPS & DOODADS

Nekmit Dual Port Ultra Thin Flat USB Wall Charger with Smart IC

Multi USB Fast Charging Cable,Arsiperd 4 in 1 3A Charger Cord Connector with Dual Phone/Type C/Micro USB Universal Port Adapter, Compatible with Cell Phones Tablets and More(4FT/2Pack)

Finance startup names itself Nonce, a cryptographic term that is also UK term for child rapists

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Hackers exploited 0-day, not 2018 bug, to mass-wipe My Book Live devices

Western Digital won’t fix a vulnerability found in older My Cloud OS3 storage devices

Hackers conduct one of the largest supply chain cyberattacks to date

I thought MalwareBytes had a particularly good explainer

A New Kind of Ransomware Tsunami Hits Hundreds of Companies

Apps with 5.8 million Google Play downloads stole users’ Facebook passwords

MORON OF THE WEEK

New Norway law mandates social media influencers disclose photo editing


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Jul 07, 2021
512: It Has a Hole!
00:53:54

Your class-action duty; more Bitcoin exchange disappearances; Facebook may be evil but it isn't a monopoly; words matter; ethical investing; medical algorithms unsurprisingly getting it wrong; your health data is being sold, but hey, it's de-identified; Amazon buys Wickr; everyone wants to work from home; Dune, delayed; Foundation, Ted Lasso coming; LFG; the Dave Bittner orchestra; WD drives; Dreamhost leaks; Peloton demands membership for treadmills; AirTags without holes & Chipolos with holes on thars; drone TRUST certificates; smile!

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SHOW NOTES

FOLLOW UP

Birch Communications Settlement

Drizly Settlement

IN THE NEWS

Founders of South African Bitcoin exchange disappear after $3.6 billion ‘hack’

A judge dismissed the United States’ antitrust lawsuit against Facebook, saying the FTC failed to show that the company was a monopoly

FACEBOOK CAN BE HELD LIABLE FOR SEX TRAFFICKING, SAYS TEXAS COURT

A Major New Index Fund Should Unnerve Climate-Skeptical CEOs

A hospital algorithm designed to predict a deadly condition misses most cases

Hospitals are selling treasure troves of medical data — what could go wrong?

Amazon buys the secure messaging platform Wickr

Many people don’t want to work unless it’s from home

MEDIA CANDY

‘Dune’ release gets pushed back another three weeks to October 22nd

Foundation will debut on Apple TV Plus in September

A new ‘Galaxy Quest’ TV show is in the works

‘Frasier’ Revival Release Date Teased by Kelsey Grammer

Kim’s Convenience

Workin’ Moms Season 5

LFG

APPS & DOODADS

Peloton’s mandatory treadmill memberships show how you never fully own your connected devices

Keep AirTags away from children for safety, warns Australian regulator

How your power company can remotely control your smart thermostat

iPod interface for Apple Music and Spotify by Tanner Villarete

The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST)

Chipolo’s One Spot isn’t quite an AirTag, but at least it has a hole

Canon Uses AI Cameras That Only Let Smiling Workers Inside Offices

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

How Disney Mismanaged the Star Wars Universe

Not Safe For Work by The Organ Grinders featuring Dave Bittner

Dave Bittner and his K.M.O.X Orchestra

“I’m totally screwed.” WD My Book Live users wake up to find their data deleted

DreamHost database leaked 814 million records online, including customer data

What is AI? We drew you a flowchart to work it out

MORON OF THE WEEK

The Fan Who Caused A Massive Tour De France Wreck Apparently Fled The Country

A Narcissist With Sign Caused A Huge Pile-Up During The Tour De France

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Antivirus software pioneer John McAfee dead after prison suicide: report

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Jun 30, 2021
511: Amazon Baby Farms
01:25:52

Road tripping a very re-opened California; crypto & NFT drops; Facebook launches Live Audio Rooms, Clubhouse adds DMs, they all start to morph together; Google seeks to stop slander; Google AI/ML/AI/ML; Amazon worries about running out of workers to exploit; introducing Amazon Sub-Prime; Onlyfans pivots; Penn's poor Op-Sec; Reality Winner released; caught by smartwatch; Bo Burnham Inside; pandemic-inspired music; Lupin; Legendary; moving to Podpages; Facebook VR ads; tweaking Twitter; Neeva might be great, someday; Ted Chiang; the world's greatest con.

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It’s Official: El Salvador’s Legislature Votes to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Web inventor Berners-Lee to auction original code as NFT

MoviePass was even shadier than we thought

IN THE NEWS

Facebook officially launches Live Audio Rooms and podcasts in the US

Clubhouse is building a DM text chat feature

Google Seeks to Break Vicious Cycle of Online Slander

Google is using AI to design its next generation of AI chips more quickly than humans can

Amazon burns through workers so quickly that executives are worried they’ll run out of people to employ, according to a new report

Amazon Workers

Internal Amazon documents shed light on how company pressures out 6% of office workers

One Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 items per week, including MacBooks, COVID-19 masks, and TVs, some of them new and unused, a report says

Amazon is reportedly buying 1,000 autonomous truck-driving systems, which could pave the way for one day ditching drivers

Do not allow Jeff Bezos to return to Earth

OnlyFans is reportedly in talks to raise new funding at a valuation above $1 billion, as it plots a move away from adult content to become more mainstream

Tesla backs vision-only approach to autonomy using powerful supercomputer

MEDIA CANDY

Bo Burnham – Inside

K.Flay – Inside Voices EP

Lorde – Solar Power

Marina – Ancient Dreams in a Modern Land

Garbage – No Gods No Masters

69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez

Lupin

Legendary

The Lazarus Heist

Kim’s Convenience

APPS & DOODADS

The one developer that publicly agreed to try Facebook’s VR ads is already backing away

Day one has been acquired by Automattic

Mastonaut

Tweak New Twitter for Chrome/Brave

Leviton T5633-W 15-Amp Type-C USB Charger/Tamper Resistant Receptacle, 1-Pack, White

Neeva

Webcam Settings (Mac App Store)

AT THE LIBRARY

Exhalation by Ted Chiang

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

The World Greatest Con

Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory by Ben Macintyre

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Reality Winner, the Contractor Who Leaked Classified Russian Election Meddling Info, Released From Prison

Smartphone and smartwatch data led husband to confess to murdering his wife

Vigilante malware rats out software pirates while blocking ThePirateBay

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

4 tech podcasts you should be listening to

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Jun 23, 2021
510: Delightfully Evil Algorithm
01:15:49

Apple WWDC; NFT market collapsed; Clubhouse shark-fin; Stack Overflow gets a buyer; Twitter's geo-political problems; Facebook ends special treatment for politicians; G7 moves to shut down tax havens; Bezos takes flight; Facebook rolls out Bulletin, which is not them but is; Apple employees don't want to go back; Old; Danny Elfman; A Glitch in the Matrix; assimilating your watch; Airport fetish gear; time travel books; Ring asks for assistance; FBI follows the Bitcoin; here's your bad guy phone; TikTok's delightfully evil algorithm.

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Here’s everything Apple announced at the WWDC 2021 keynote

The NFT Market Has Collapsed, Oh No

US Pentagon changes its mind about DJI Drones

The Drop-In Audio App Clubhouse Is Dying. It Was Fun While It Lasted

Clubhouse downloads are falling off a cliff: The app was downloaded only about 900,000 times in April, down from February’s peak of 9.6 million

IN THE NEWS

Kinda a big announcement

Twitter suspended in Nigeria amid face-off over president’s tweet

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sent beard shavings to Azealia Banks so she could make an amulet to protect him from ISIS

Facebook to end special treatment for politicians after Trump ban

G7 deal will likely raise taxes for tech giants like Apple and Google

Jeff Bezos will fly on the first passenger spaceflight of his company Blue Origin in July

Facebook’s ‘Bulletin’ newsletter platform could launch before the end of June

Apple employee group rejects planned return to the office

MEDIA CANDY

Old – Official Trailer [HD]

Danny Elfman Previews First Solo Album in 37 Years With New Song ‘True’

Cruel World Festival

A Glitch in the Matrix

Here’s How Long it Takes to Binge-Watch More Than 50 Popular TV Shows

Apple Watch Faces / Borg and Startrek

Exclusive: watch Lush in A Far From Home Movie

The Missing Cryptoqueen

APPS & DOODADS

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla team up for a ‘common vision’ on extensions

Logitech MX Keys Advanced Illuminated Wireless Keyboard for Mac – Bluetooth/USB

Airportag

A SpaceX fanatic created a website to find out when Starlink satellites were visible in his location.

AT THE LIBRARY

One Day All This Will Be Yours by Adrian Tchaikovsky

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Ring Launches Request for Assistance Posts on the Neighbors App

Justice Dept. Claws Back $2.3M Paid by Colonial Pipeline to Ransomware Gang

Trojan Shield: How the FBI Secretly Ran a Phone Network for Criminals

DOJ Charges Criminal ‘Influencers’ Who Worked For FBI’s Honeypot Phone Company

Maryland and Montana Pass the Nation’s First Laws Restricting Law Enforcement Access to Genetic Genealogy Databases

TikTok Quietly Updated Its Privacy Policy to Collect Users’ Biometric Data

CBC SecureDrop

MORON OF THE WEEK

S.Korean designer creates ‘Third Eye’ for ‘smartphone zombies’

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Jun 09, 2021
509: Johnny Moronic
01:05:45

Amazon Sidewalk launching; Twitter unsurprisingly pauses verification program; invisible sculptures & fake NFT markets; AI takes on disinformation; Tweet labels based on how wrong you are; Lemonade's bad week on Twitter; WhatsApp backtracks; Venmo to provide some privacy controls; Google buries tracking settings; Elon bores Vegas, Neuralink will end language in 10 years; Army of the Dead; Crime of the Century; Friends; Moby; Star Wars cartoons; Fire tablets; Zoom PodTrak; Drafts Pro; Cook Unity; transformers to the Moon; Muderbots; Code Girls; Have I Been Pwned; dreamy Troy Hunt.

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Amazon devices will soon automatically share your Internet with neighbors

Apple delays paid podcast subscription launch to June

Twitter pauses its new public verification program after just one week

IN THE NEWS

World’s First Invisible Sculpture Sells for a Whopping $18,000

Buying a pink NFT cat was a crypto nightmare

Artificial intelligence system could help counter the spread of disinformation

Twitter May Start Labeling Your Tweets Based on How Wrong You Are

A disturbing, viral Twitter thread reveals how AI-powered insurance can go wrong

WhatsApp won’t limit accounts for users who don’t accept its new privacy policy

Venmo now lets users hide their friends lists following Biden discovery

Google reportedly made it harder to find Android privacy settings

Watch Elon Musk’s Boring Company test its Tesla tunnel system in Las Vegas with members of the public

Tesla may have to ship Texas-made EVs out of state to sell them to Texans

MEDIA CANDY

Army of the Dead

The Crime of the Century

Friends: The Reunion

Moby: Reprise

Moby: Ambient (1993)

How Well Can You Hear Audio Quality?

APPS & DOODADS

All-new Fire HD 10 tablet, 10.1″, 1080p Full HD, 32 GB, latest model (2021 release), Black, without lockscreen ads

Apple TV 4K review (2021): Finally, a Siri remote I don’t hate

Zoom PodTrak P8 Podcast Recorder – $499

Zoom BTA-2 Bluetooth Adapter for P4/P8 PodTrak Recorder – $49.99

Drafts Pro

CookUnity: A Chef Collective

Japan will send a transforming robot ball to the Moon

AT THE LIBRARY

Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries Book 6) by Martha Wells

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Star Wars: Rebels

FBI to share compromised passwords with Have I Been Pwned

US soldiers accidentally leak nuclear secrets via study apps

Robert G. Reeve Twitter Thread

Robert G. Reeve Twitter Thread Reader version

motionEyeOS

MORON OF THE WEEK

Neuralink Brain Chip Will End Language in Five to 10 Years, Elon Musk Says

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Spark

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Jun 02, 2021
508: PanoptiCondo
01:16:01

Apple vs Epic; Twitter's verification is back; Chia valuation & IPO; divesting Facebook; a lighthearted look at NFT headlines; US telecoms face no consequences for ripping off the government; Google AI centerpiece of I/O; Virgin Galactic completes flight; streaming Glasto; Gary Numan; the Mosquito Coast; podcasts, podcasts everywhere; Snap's new Spectacles; Muderbots; Amazon's Ringopticon; predictive policing; ransomware & hospitals; more data breaches; Citizen's frightening pivot; caught cheese-handed.

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Tesla driver slept as car was going over 80 mph on Autopilot, Wisconsin officials say

Elon Musk called lidar a ‘crutch,’ but now Tesla is reportedly testing Luminar’s laser sensors

How Apple screwed Facebook

Apple’s Fortnite Trial Ends With Pointed Questions and a Toast to Popeyes

Relaunching verification and what’s next

IN THE NEWS

Blockchain Startup Chia Nabs $500 Million Valuation, Eyes IPO

Tesla, Musk Face Loss on Bitcoin Investment

‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ sold as an NFT, could vanish from YouTube forever

Mark Haines — remembering and honoring a CNBC icon with an NFT auction

The Hollywood Sign Will Be Minted As An NFT

Digital Horses Are the Talk of the Crypto World

CRYPTO PLATES Drop First NFT Vanity Plates on OpenSea

5 Andy Warhol NFTs Are Heading to Auction. Art Experts Question Their Authenticity.

US Telecoms Keep Getting Wrist Slaps For Repeatedly Ripping Off The US Government

Google made AI language the centerpiece of I/O while ignoring its troubled past at the company

Virgin Galactic completes first spaceflight in over two years, in step toward finishing development

MEDIA CANDY

Glastonbury Festival’s first livestreamed event ran into major snags

Gary Numan – Intruder

Gary Numan – Random

The Mosquito Coast

Streaming giant Netflix is expanding its podcasting footprint

Head of Audio/Podcast Programming, Editorial & Publishing

APPS & DOODADS

Snap’s new Spectacles let you see the world in augmented reality

AT THE LIBRARY

Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel (The Murderbot Diaries Book 5) by Martha Wells

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley – Narrated by Michael York

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Amazon’s Ring is the largest civilian surveillance network the US has ever seen

Ransomware gang behind Ireland attack also hit US health and emergency networks

Air India breach compromised data for 4.5 million passengers

Chicago’s predictive policing program told a man he would be involved with a shooting.

Cheese photo leads to Liverpool drug dealer’s downfall

MORON OF THE WEEK

Neighbourhood Crime Reporting App Citizen Is Testing On-Demand Security Force

Leaked Emails Show Crime App Citizen Is Testing On-Demand Security Force

Private Security Force That Works With Citizen Wants the Power to Arrest People

Crime App Citizen Exposed Users’ COVID Data

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

AdoramaXP

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May 26, 2021
507: DoppelBittner
01:14:41

No free lunches with cryptocurrency; DMV probing Tesla because words matter; Facebook toxic content moderators offered wellness coaches; YouTube Kids problem with autoplay; get ready for in-car ads; Waymo gets confused by construction; WarnerMedia and Discovery merger; Gates McFadden & Sarah Silverman; the Nevers; ProCon; playing with AirTags; NoPhone & NoPhone Air; On This Day In History; the Egg; pinball wizards; DarkSide Ransomware "quits"; buying data; leaky exercise APIs; Venmo is dumb; double-encryption; facial recognition for the people!

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Amazon Exclusive Star Wars The Child Chia Pet Floating Edition with Stand, “aka Baby Yoda” with Seed Packet, Decorative Pottery Planter, Easy to Do and Fun to Grow

‘Green’ bitcoin alternative Chia is leading to hard disc shortages

IN THE NEWS

DMV probing whether Tesla violates state regulations with self-driving claims

Crypto exchange Binance faces US money laundering probe

Bitcoin and Dogecoin Are at Elon Musk’s Mercy

Chia: the ‘green’ cryptocurrency bounces on Elon Musk’s Bitcoin U-turn

Facebook moderators facing toxic content told to take up ‘karaoke and painting’, Committee hears

Facebook users bypass misinformation rules with anti-vaccine profile frames

How YouTube Kids keeps kids watching

Get Ready for In-Car Ads

Waymo had to rescue an autonomous van that was confused by safety cones

MEDIA CANDY

Gates McFadden Investigates: Who do you think you are?

The Sarah Silverman Podcast

The Nevers

Laura Donnelly

APPS & DOODADS

ProCon

Instead Of Traditional Warfare, Chinese Military Will Now Be Trained To Shout Wrong Pronouns At American Troops

Apple AirTag

The NoPhone Original Cell Phone

The NoPhone Air

AT THE LIBRARY

On This Day in History Sh!t Went Down by James Fell

The Egg and Other Stories by Andy Weir

Effortless by Greg McKeown

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

The Mandalorian Pinball

Fireball Pinball

DarkSide Ransomware Gang Quits After Servers, Bitcoin Stash Seized

The Pentagon is tracking US citizens without a warrant, Senator says

Echelon exposed riders’ account data, thanks to a leaky API

We Found Joe Biden’s Secret Venmo. Here’s Why That’s A Privacy Nightmare For Everyone.

Ransomware’s Dangerous New Trick Is Double-Encrypting Your Data

Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

This facial recognition website can turn anyone into a cop — or a stalker

PimEyes

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May 19, 2021
506: Category 5 Super-Karen
01:00:24

Wait, Uber & Lyft's model doesn't work?; layers upon layers of copyright infringement in NFT; Lord Musk of the Doge-dorks; DOGE-1 to the Moon; Signal makes some honest ads, Facebook not a fan; Twitter puts a pause on mean replies; pay your airbag subscriptions; internet harassment; the Mitchells vs the Machines; vaccine passports & live shows; Audio-Technica record player; Microsoft stops Windows 10x; Beelink PC; Chia pets; Sony's groundbreaking DAT player; Project Hail Mary; ham feedback; Star Wars; DarkSide Colonial Pipeline cyberattack; hacking AirTags.

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Seth “LastXwitness” Miranda

AdoramaXP

The 2017 Battle Over Net Neutrality Somehow Keeps Getting Weirder

More Quarterly Losses From Uber, Lyft Suggest the Current Ride-Hailing Model Just Doesn’t Work

How many layers of copyright infringement are in Emily Ratajkowski’s new NFT?

Autopilot couldn’t have been engaged during fatal Tesla crash, NTSB says

IN THE NEWS

Elon Musk’s SNL Episode Was a Real Rollercoaster for Dogecoin

SpaceX will launch a Dogecoin-funded Moon satellite

40 state attorneys general sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg urging Facebook to abandon plans to build an Instagram app for kids under 13

Signal Tries to Run the Most Honest Facebook Ad Campaign Ever, Immediately Gets Banned

Only 4 percent of US iPhone users have agreed to app tracking after iOS 14.5

Twitter begins to show prompts before people send ‘mean’ replies

This Motorcycle Airbag Vest Will Stop Working If You Miss a Payment

A Vast Web of Vengeance

MEDIA CANDY

The Mitchells vs. The Machines | Official Trailer | Netflix

Vaccine Passports

APPS & DOODADS

Audio-Technica Direct-Drive Turntable (Analog, Wireless & USB) AT-LP120XBT-USB

Microsoft has reportedly stopped development of Windows 10X

Beelink SEi8 Mini PC Windows10 Pro, 8th Generation Intel i5-8259U Processor,16GB DDR4/512GB SSD,Gigabit Ethernet,4K HD,Dual HDMI,WiFi 6,BT5.0,Fan,Support Auto Power On

How Sony paved the way for modern music production

AT THE LIBRARY

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Star Wars: The Bad Batch

Star Wars Timeline

Wookieepedia

Pipeline cyberattack was likely the work of a ransomware gang

It’s already possible to hack an AirTag

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Tawny Kitaen, ’80s Music Video Vixen and ‘Bachelor Party’ Star, Dies at 59

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May 12, 2021
505: Hammin’ It Up
01:07:37

May the 4th; Chia plotting; Facebook Oversight Board; Florida bill will fine social media for banning politicians; Elon vs Bezos; gig workers; NFT news; fungible houses; Epic vs Apple; Verizon sells AOL & Yahoo at bargain prices; EU proposed AI laws; Ted Lasso; Lovecraft Country; Godfather of Harlem; the Great Food Truck Race; pushing to Kindle; Apple Watch health tech; Apple's iOS 14.5 update & privacy; Irish history; Amazon & Ring cameras; wild college Ham radio parties; Robodog put out to pasture.

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Chia on Coin Market Cap

A new green cryptocurrency called Chia uses a less energy-intensive method of minting new coins. Here are 6 things to know about the digital asset before it starts trading on Monday.

Charlie Munger calls bitcoin ‘disgusting and contrary to the interests of civilization’

AdoramaXP on Twitch

IN THE NEWS

Facebook’s Oversight Board will issue its ruling on Trump’s ban this week

Florida bill would fine social media platforms for banning politicians— with exemption for Disney

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are at odds again over a $2.9 billion NASA contract. It’s the latest development in a 15-year feud between 2 of the world’s most powerful CEOs.

Inside $59 billion Atlassian’s sweeping new remote work policy, which lets employees work from almost anywhere without needing managerial approval

Biden’s labor secretary says gig workers should be considered employees

Zoë Roth sells ‘Disaster Girl’ meme as NFT for $500,000

He tried to cash in on the NFT craze by auctioning a house. It didn’t work

As Epic case begins, senior Google engineer undermines one of Apple’s arguments

Verizon sells AOL and Yahoo for about half of what it paid

The EU’s proposed AI laws would regulate robot surgeons but not the military

The EU’s New Proposed Rules on A.I. Are Missing Something

MEDIA CANDY

Ted Lasso

Lovecraft Country

Godfather of Harlem

The Great Food Truck Race

APPS & DOODADS

Push to Kindle

Apple Watch could get blood sugar monitoring thanks to a UK tech deal

Facebook and Instagram use iOS notices to sell you on app tracking

The Problem With Apple’s Plan to Stop Facebook’s Data Collection

AT THE LIBRARY

In Search of the Irish Dreamtime: Archaeology and Early Irish Literature by J.P. Mallory

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

New York Returns Its Police ‘Robodog’ After a Public Outcry

Former Sen. Harry Reid: I was told Lockheed Martin had UFO crash fragments

YOUR CAR IS SPYING ON YOU, AND A CBP CONTRACT SHOWS THE RISKS

The Air and Space Museum is getting a freakin’ X-Wing.

RTL-SDR Blog V3 R820T2 RTL2832U 1PPM TCXO HF Bias Tee SMA Software Defined Radio with Dipole Antenna Kit

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

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May 05, 2021
504: Data Gone Bye
01:19:43

Kalanick's Temple of Bros; self-driving divisions sold off; chia-bros; Elon being Elon; Tesla's ass-detecting technology; words matter, it's not an autopilot; Hyundai invests in Ottopia, people AI; Turkish crypto founder feels with $2 bn; people like drone deliveries; Facebook is a Bitche; don't mess with Cloudflare; Captain Fantastic; Berenstain Abbey; Mortal Kombat 2021; Nobody; Hulu's marketing genius; Scott Galloway; Anthony Bourdain; Terry Pratchett; Pentagon sells of IP addresses; Signal founder versus Cellebrite; delivery drivers jamming Ring cameras; My God, It’s Full of Vulns.

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Travis Kalanick’s stealth $5 billion startup, CloudKitchens, is Uber all over again, ruled by a ‘temple of bros,’ insiders say

Uber and Lyft asked Congress to bail out their drivers. Now they can’t get enough drivers to come back to work.

Toyota subsidiary acquires Lyft self-driving division for $550M

IN THE NEWS

The Most Disturbing Part of the Latest Tesla Crash

The 2nd victim in the Tesla crash in Texas has been named. Elon Musk and police still don’t agree if the car was driving itself.

Consumer Reports proved that a Tesla will drive with nobody behind the wheel following fatal crash

Watch Consumer Reports trick Tesla’s Autopilot system

Tesla claims someone was in the driver’s seat in deadly Texas crash

Tesla admits its Full Self-Driving technology is a Level 2 system

The 6 Levels of Vehicle Autonomy Explained

Hyundai invests in teleoperations startup Ottopia as part of $9M round

TESLA KEEPS “SLAMMING ON THE BRAKES” WHEN IT SEES STOP SIGN ON BILLBOARD

Turkish crypto founder flees with reported $2 bn

Venmo just put crypto access in the palm of everyone’s hand

Bitcoin and Crypto Markets Plummet As U.S. Treasury Rumor Spreads

When the Drone Is in Your Backyard

Facebook takes down official page for French town called Bitche

Project Jengo Redux: Cloudflare’s Prior Art Search Bounty Returns

MEDIA CANDY

Captain Fantastic

‘Downton Abbey 2’ Hitting Theaters in December With Original Cast Returning

The Space Between

Raised by YouTube

Why did you kill me?

Mortal Kombat 2021

Nobody

LeVar Burton Has Officially Been Tapped to Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’ for Season 37

Hulu Plus Attracted Many of its First 2 Million Subscribers From Pirate Sites

Music Antenna

APPS & DOODADS

Apple Watch 6

Brydge Dock for MBP 16“

New 12.9-inch iPad Pro doesn’t support the previous Magic Keyboard

See a Satellite Tonight

Star Walk 2

Facebook is building its own in-app podcast player

Facebook introduces a new miniplayer that streams Spotify within the Facebook app

AT THE LIBRARY

Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity by Scott Galloway

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever

The Shakespeare Codex (Modern Plays) by Terry Pratchett adapted by Stephen Briggs

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Minutes before Trump left office, millions of the Pentagon’s dormant IP addresses sprang to life

The Big Pentagon Internet Mystery Now Partially Solved

Signal Founder Cracks Cellebrite Phone Hacking Device, Finds It Full Of Vulns

Are delivery drivers jamming Ring cameras?

Star Wars Stormtroopers on the move

Daniel Kaminsky, Internet Security Savior, Dies at 42

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

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Apr 28, 2021
503: Grumpy Stuff
01:16:23

Corona kills trust; Uber's back; programming errors; Tesla's crypto stock, 5 year olds are in charge; Google's Project Bernanke; Twitch will act on off-platform offenses; Facebook's Hotline; Pinterest creates a Creator Fund; Thiel on Bitcoin; China hits Alibaba with antitrust fine; Coded Bias; Made for Love; Hard; judging people on music taste, with science; Jon Stewart; Turntable.fm is back; the Serpent; the Nevers; working lightsabers; Logitech stops Harmony remote production; AR toys; Saturn's Monsters; Chuck Palahniuk; White Claw; nuclear sabotage at Natanz; LinkedIn, Clubhouse data scrapes; the Dutch are out of cheese.

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FOLLOW UP

“I Do Not Trust People in the Same Way and I Don’t Think I Ever Will Again”

Uber says March was its biggest month ever

IN THE NEWS

A Darkly Comical Programming Error Shows the Human Assumptions Behind Code

Tesla (TSLA) now has crypto stock token by Binance to buy fractional shares

Tesla Owners, Say ‘Open Butthole’ and Get a Little Surprise

Google’s Secret ‘Project Bernanke’ Revealed in Texas Antitrust Case

Twitch Will Act on ‘Serious’ Offenses That Happen Off-Platform

Facebook tests Hotline, a Q&A product that’s a mashup of Clubhouse and Instagram Live

Pinterest announces $500K Creator Fund, ‘Creator Code’ content policy, moderation tools and more

Peter Thiel: China Using Bitcoin as a ‘Financial Weapon’

Alibaba hit with $2.8 billion fine in China antitrust case

MEDIA CANDY

Hotel Transylvania 3

Made for Love

Hard Season 2

Science now says you can judge people by their taste in music after all

Jon Stewart’s current affairs series coming to Apple TV+ this fall, titled ‘The Problem with Jon Stewart’

An Interview With the Guy Who Yells “Mortal Kombat” in the Theme for Mortal Kombat

Turntable.fm Reminds Me How Much Fun the Web Can Be

The Serpent

The Nevers

The next Star Trek movie is scheduled for 2023

Spotify Has Now Deleted 42 Episodes of ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’

APPS & DOODADS

Disney Has Reportedly Revealed a Working Lightsaber

Logitech is done making Harmony remotes

Roku’s latest streaming device gives 4K, HDR, and a voice remote for $40

Google’s new AR toy fulfills the childhood dream of digging a hole to the other side of the Earth

Doodly

FCC Wants You To Test Your Internet Speeds With Its New App

SkyWall Patrol Drone Gun

Google Photos just let me copy text from a photo into my web browser

AT THE LIBRARY

Saturn’s Monsters

Consider This: Moments in My Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different by Chuck Palahniuk

Termination Shock: A Novel by Neal Stephenson

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

White Claw releases 8% seltzer, variety pack with 3 new flavors

Welcome to Black Mirror

Iran nuclear attack: Mystery surrounds nuclear sabotage at Natanz

Hackers scraped data from 500 million LinkedIn users — about two-thirds of the platform’s userbase — and have posted it for sale online

Scraped personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users has reportedly leaked online

What Really Caused Facebook’s 500M-User Data Leak?

Feds charge man with planning to blow up an Amazon data center

Dutch supermarkets run out of cheese after ransomware attack

Space Jam 2

Hacker Newsletter

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Apr 14, 2021
502: Deliver-oh-no!
01:11:52

It's not AI; NFT price crash; don't forget those taxes; Chrome was a memory hog; Deliveroo crashes in London IPO; bad April Fool's jokes by Deliveroo & Volts, I mean Volkswagen; Supreme Court rules in favor of Google over Oracle; Amazon, Google returning to offices; 23andMe's SPAC; John Woo's Monkey Master; Godzilla vs Kong; Star Trek news; cutting edge iMacs; Apple Arcade+; Roadie memoirs; Star Wars news; not-breaking Facebook leak news; malware hidden in cheat codes; own your website before sending out the press release; more 80s tunes; don't stop believing, you've gotta have faith, relax!

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FOLLOW UP

Stop Calling Everything AI, Machine-Learning Pioneer Says

NFT Price Crash Stirs Debate on Whether Stimulus-Led Fad Is Over

‘Silent crash’ as price floors collapse across NFT space

Crypto-art investors could face a surprise on tax day since NFTs can lead to a hefty tax bill

NFTs Weren’t Supposed to End Like This

Google proved me right, Chrome was a bloated memory hog

IN THE NEWS

Deliveroo drags on the LSE at £3.31, down 15% on its £3.90 pricing; closes down 44% on debut at £2.87

Amazon-backed Deliveroo crashes in London IPO

Deliveroo April Fools’ joke backfires in France

Forget Voltswagen, Volkswagen is the real April Fool

Supreme Court rules in Google’s favor in Oracle copyright case

Amazon says it expects some employees to return to the office this summer, most will return in fall

Frustrated Amazon employees rip on the company for encouraging them to come back to the office

Google to welcome some employees back to office in April.

Why It’s Taking So Darn Long to Figure Out Who Won Amazon’s Union Vote

We read all 323 pages of 23andMe’s SPAC filing. Here are the 5 biggest obstacles it faces ahead of its public debut.

Scientists show you can collect DNA from the air

MEDIA CANDY

John Woo Producing and Maybe Directing Stan Lee’s ‘Monkey Master’ Marvel Story

Godzilla vs. Kong

Coded Bias

Star Trek: Discovery | Season 4 Teaser | Paramount+

Star Trek: Prodigy Debuts Their Captain Janeway

Woman In Motion | Official Trailer | Paramount+

Star Trek: Picard | Season 2 Teaser | Paramount+

The Umbrella Academy on Netflix

The Umbrella Academy on Comixology

The Last Blockbuster

Why your brain loves closed captioning

APPS & DOODADS

HoloLens for 120,000 Army personnel: Microsoft inks $21.9 billion deal

Apple expands Apple Arcade with classic App Store games

Flight Control

Apple Magic Keyboard for iPad

iwatch Charger 3 in 1 Cable car Charging Compatible USB Type-c iPhone ipad Portable Travel Wireless Fast Charging Cord Compatible for Apple Watch Series 6 5 4 3 2 1(3.9 ft)

AT THE LIBRARY

Memoir of a Roadie: Axl Said I Made a Great Cup of Tea… Scott Weiland Liked the Carpenters… & Ozzy Drinks Rosé. by Joel Miller

Marte’s Reviews – The Alchemist

So I read The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and it’s bad…

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

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Recorded Future

Ahmed Best Confirms Jar-Jar Binks Will Not Be in the ‘Obi-Wan’ Series

ILM shows off the new Stagecraft LED wall used for season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’

Personal data for 533 million Facebook users leaks on the web

The latest malware hiding in video game cheat codes

Check You Own The Website Before You Send Out The Press Release

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Podcast Magazine April 2021 Edition

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Apr 07, 2021
501: It Forked
01:07:59

I've got an NFT bridge to sell you; Substack raises millions; Anti-Vax Mondays at Krispy Kreme, Zoom-Free Fridays at Citi; Jack Dorsey multi-tasks; nowhere on Earth without satellite light pollution; Moderna vaccine posted on GitHub; Moroccan bit-bros; OpenAI spewing words; BitClout; Virgin lost Spaceship II, goes straight to III; 6 Minutes to Midnight; concerts are coming back, but are the roadies; the Alchemist; the Immortality Code; Obi-Wan Kenobi; hackers backdoor PHP source code; your life on your phone; don't post on YouTube if you're a fugitive; best 80's albums; Utah's porn filter; the funniest joke in the world.

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FOLLOW UP

Krispy Kreme’s Free Doughnut Promotion Has a Strange Provision for Anti-Vaxxers

“On the Cockchain”

Monty Python’s John Cleese Sells the Brooklyn Bridge as an NFT

Scoop: Substack is raising $65 million amid newsletter boom

IN THE NEWS

Jack Dorsey Could Not Contain His Annoyance at Being Grilled by Congress

Study finds nowhere on Earth is safe from satellite light pollution

Citi Creates ‘Zoom-Free Fridays’ to Combat Pandemic Fatigue

Stanford Scientists Reverse Engineer Moderna Vaccine, Post Code on Github

Morocco is seeing a huge surge in cryptocurrency use

OpenAI’s text-generating system GPT-3 is now spewing out 4.5 billion words a day

What Is BitClout? The Social Media Experiment Sparking Controversy on Twitter

Virgin Galactic unveils new SpaceShip III

MEDIA CANDY

Six Minutes to Midnight

COVID-19: 5,000 music fans attend Barcelona gig after passing same-day coronavirus screening

As Concerts Prepare to Return From Pandemic Lockdown, Roadies Have Moved On

Siouxsie And The Banshees: the story of the band who band who saved punk from parody and invented goth

Ep18: Miles Hunt (The Wonder Stuff) on how Covid-19 stopped him from quitting the music business

Spotify is launching its own Clubhouse competitor

AT THE LIBRARY

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho and narrated by Jeremy Irons

The Immortality Code by Douglas E. Richards

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Series Cast Revealed, Including Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Kumail Nanjiani & More

Hackers backdoor PHP source code after breaching internal git server

A Man Says He Doesn’t Know Why He Stabbed His Grandma 50 Times—FBI Agents Hope His iPhone Will Tell Them

Mafia fugitive caught after posting cooking show on YouTube

MORON OF THE WEEK

Utah GOP Gov. Spencer Cox Signs Controversial Porn Filter Measure

BRIC-A-BRAC

Huge Scientific Study Reveals Funniest Joke In The World

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Jessica Walter and George Segal personified a time when movies grew up

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Mar 31, 2021
500: Players Only Love You When They’re Playing
01:05:24

500 episodes & 8 years of grump; crushing Dreams because copyright; still no self-driving cars; buy your Tesla with Bitcoin; Dispo gonna disappear; men behaving badly; India says no Bitcoin; your NFT is gonna disappear; Facebook's AI kicks off punk rockers; paying creators to pump up platforms; uBiome charged with fraud; Jeff Goldblum's world; Sting; Tower Records; the Last Blockbuster; smart bird feeders from Slovenia; Tinder lets you get a Lyft; Neil Gaiman; Amoralman; everyone has a podcast; feedback.

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Mar 25, 2021
499: Forever Old
01:11:49

Facebook censorship & playbooks; Kalanick, again; Twitter Spaces; Clubhouse upgrades; Bitcoin's problems; Uber, Lyft sharing banned driver data; Amazon gamification expands; NiFTy News; crypto-grifters; the Grammys weren't bad; Pivot; Netflix cracking down on password sharing; iPhone 12 upgrade; HomePod discontinued; FAA drone rules; Cyberweapons Arms Race; deepfakes in suburbia; hacking as a service; anonymized data is bullshit; Zoom Escaper; who wants to be the Technoking?

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Mar 17, 2021
498: Snakes on a Blockchain
01:27:35

NFT bubble grows; music & art blockchain applications; Banksy Morons; NFTs are the new eggs; ChiaCoin; Google eats their cookies; gig worker shortage; UBI seems to work; Facebook SEER AI; McAfee crypto fraud; Square aquires Tidal; Patrice O'Neal; Condor; Jungle Books; Coming to America 2; teleprompter gear; ripping audio; deep fakes are the new eggs; Solarwinds throws an intern under the bus; TALON; feedback.

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Mar 10, 2021
497: Not F’n Tangible
01:26:10

Baseball cards on the blockchain, NFT's go mainstream; Grimes 133tsp33k; Coinbase admits Bitcoin could crumble; pandemic stats; Twitter announces Super Follows; Star Trek news; Frasier's listening; the Lady and the Dale; Boss Obama not-a-podcast; Gell-Mann Amnesia; bye, bye Fry's; gadget ages; Radio Garden; Citizen notifications; Dispo; Where For; Sigh, Gone; subtitles; Facebook privacy lawsuit; Tom Cruise deep fakes; Microsoft's decentralized IDs; German pandemic words; feedback.

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Mar 03, 2021
496: "I'm Fired"
01:14:15

It's time to get things started; regulations; still hacking tractors; Google has an ethical AI ethicist problem; UK slaps Uber with the law; Facebook stops news in Australia, restarts it as Australians abandon it; Facebook caught lying about metrics, again; WhatsApp details privacy change policy; Influencers for health; Hot Ones; Twitch & Metallica; Spotify HiFi; Reply All host hiatus; Amazon's Kickstarter; Think Again; CyberWar & the Lost Colony; Clubhouse concerns; Mac M1 malware; Nvidia anti-cryptomining drivers; Elon Musk & Bitcoin; Gwyneth's COVID long game; feedback.

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Feb 24, 2021
495: Gotta Spend Money to Lose Money
01:20:38

Bitcoin goes up, must come down; Facebook privacy payouts; Zuck wants to inflict pain on Apple; Oculus problems; Spotify unrolls Work From Anywhere program; AI can manipulate human behavior; Russia dealing with TikTok politics; Chappelle gets paid; Whedon cancelled twice; the Stand falls on landing; Discovery Plus shows; web sleuths at the Cecil Hotel; Kim's Convenience; iPad Life; Clubhouse facts & privacy; signs of intelligent life with Avi Loeb; supply-chain attacks; Bloomberg doubles down; Axel F; Intel mocks Apple; feedback.

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Feb 17, 2021
494: Jib Jab as a Service
01:19:08

Flash, a-ah, saviour of the universe; WeWork might be just fine; Tesla buys bitcoin; Robinhood still very popular; Twitter confirms experiments with new models, subscriptions; AI COVID predictions; Amazon's new CEO; WFH causes chip shortages; Toyota's self-drifting car; In & Of Itself; the Expanse season finale; Fake Famous; Samsung's ridiculously large monitor; seven screen laptops; supplements on the blockchain; Heaven's River; tracked at the Capitol; hacker breaks into water supply; Pornhub biometrics; deep fakes as a service; feedback.

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Feb 10, 2021
493: Poverty Mode
01:23:15

Welcome back to paradise; Bye, Loon; Instacart layoffs; pay for pardons; India proposes banning Bitcoin; Apple & Facebook face-off on privacy; revisiting Covid corner; Facebook Oversight Board makes first rulings; Robin Hood, Game Stop & the stock market; Night Stalker; Tiger; Ten Little Things; Tenet; Mulan; Alto's Adventure; Apple magnets, facemask unlocking & privacy labels; Microsoft's new, improved, less racist chatbot patent; Thousand Bike Helmets; the Stand; Ministry for the Future; Ring cameras in my window; Lyft's poverty mode; Let It Go; feedback.

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Feb 03, 2021
492: Silovaya Ustanovka
01:13:14

Blue Monday; Biden's Biscuit; Bitcoin; Parler gets a landing page; Uber, Lyft drivers in California sue to overturn Prop 22; Virgin Orbit; lying over text; Dan Carlin, Common Sense; Spotify's bet on podcasts is failing; Apple looks into Podcast subscriptions; Paramount becomes a Plus; Wild Kratts; the Hustler; Fitbit joins Google; Instagram Reels audio; Ben Yelin joins us to talk 1st & 5th Amendments & the Internet; Pelosi's laptop; feedback.

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Jan 20, 2021
491: Set Democracy to Zero
01:21:56

The week that lasted a year; 2021 has the worst 14 day trial period since Quibi, which Roku acquired; a plague still ravages the land; the good, the bad & the ugly of de-platforming; should all dictators be banned on Twitter; the big red button of treason; putting things in a little perspective; Area 41 alert; the week in escapism; Discovery ends; Discovery Plus had some 'splaining to do; bye, Alex Trebek; Bean Dad; Tweet Delete; Echelon; docks with ports; more Big Sur update stories; cyberattack at Ben-Gurion; social media evidence, Clearview AI & stolen Parlor data; set visibility to zero; feedback.

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Jan 13, 2021
490: 2 Acres of Hope
01:20:38

2021, here we are; year-end wrap ups; Ticketmaster used stolen passwords to hack rival; Google workers union; Instacart is a parasite; gig companies seek labor deals in Europe; Chatroulette's AI is still people; AI vertical farming; self-driving cars have a bias problem; Tesla autopilot trip; Dave's no good, very bad Big Sur upgrade; Solarwinds hackers got Microsoft source code; security & your car; Facebook's megascale; holiday movies & TV; holiday apps & doodads; RIP, Flash; McDonald's ashtrays; Complexity Condensed; Obscure Sorrows; some good things from 2020 (a very short list).

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Jan 06, 2021
489: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Lockdown
01:33:46

Tom Cruise is right; a verified internet; TikTok turns on MLMs; beam me up, Quantum Scotty; AI co-pilots; Apple EV car & breakthrough batteries coming "soon"; Roy Clark's pants are down; Star Wars corner; RAM to WI-FI breaking air-gapped systems; HBO finally makes a deal with Roku; the Expanse; the Grand Tour; Star Trek Discovery; the Stand; Disney+; Queen's Gambit; Bee Gees & Beatles; Jason on Penn's Sunday School; struggling with the Laundry Files; Firefox UNFCK; Space Force Guardians; feedback; have a great holiday (going nowhere & seeing nobody).

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Dec 23, 2020
488: On a Safari
01:17:22

Paying to gig; ADA lawsuits; FTC wants social media firms to explain themselves, sues Facebook for monopolization; dynamic difficulty adjustments in sports games; Stripchat; Pornhub purge; the Silicon Valley Texodus; Hawaii is for tech villians; searching for You; Star Wars lore & Operation:Cinder with Furry Jr; SolarWinds hack; Star Trek data; Heaven's Gate; the Queen's Gambit; Big Sur update; Chrome is bad; trying Safari; Apple's ridiculous AirPods Max; AI translation; white supremecists take ancestry tests, hilarity ensues; Zodiac Killer cipher cracked; Solar system superhighways; feedback.

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Dec 16, 2020
487: Fieri+
01:15:52

Twitter verification, 2.0; Snapchat woos TikTok users back via laying bricks; SpaceX Starlink going to ruin the night sky; WarnerMedia leaving theaters out to dry; Discovery+ to start streaming diners, drive-in & sharks; Google fires AI ethicist for doing her job; show your work, DeepMind; Dad-Bod Fett; Dave wants to believe; iPhone Wi-Fi packet of death; embarrassing de-pixelizations; Tenet; Bond, YouTube Bond; the Grinch; Marvis Pro; Clubhouse; more Ready Player Two; Yankee Candle shoppers got the 'rona; picking light bulbs; GoPro vs lava; feedback.

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Dec 09, 2020
486: Bye, Bye Mr. FCC Pai
01:13:15

Happy Pandemiversary; Comcast price hikes; Internet's gonna internet; Microsoft's creepy Productivity Score; health risks of space; Facebook's self-serving self-reporting ads tool fail; Ajit Pai to step down; the McRib is back; Star Wars corner; hackers sell access to C-Suite emails; COVID data spies get personal; an FDA for algorithms; Tubi; the Undoing; Spotify stories; kids TV; Zoom PodTrak; Bowflex; Wes Anderson's office; all dumpsters include the fire; Ready Player Two; High-Rise; Earth; feedback.

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Dec 02, 2020
485: The 34 Days of Christmas
01:27:45

We give, it's Christmastime; how's that crypto going, bro; Apple lowers their app store cut; Buzzfeed acquires HuffPo because…?; Facebook's E.gg on the face; Comcast data caps; its a mess at the FCC & FTC; Facebook, Twitter face content moderation problems; adios, Arecibo; RadioShack in the Land of the Lost; Panopticon worries; Utah monoliths; Shane MacGowan; the Iron Lady; micropayments for artists; Hollywood isn't in Kansas anymore; Jeopardy hosts; AirPod woes; it's all about the grip; feedback.

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Nov 25, 2020
484: Space Karen
01:21:51

Pick your machine learning bias; TikTok ban forgotten; DoorDash taking the money & dashing; Uber selling off self-driving unit; Airbnb has some bigots; Austria wants to censor worldwide; another day, another Google fine; Zoomsgiving; Dave's bum is fine; yes, your computer phones home; Big Sur slowdown; Long Way Up; the Crown; Instagram's new features; Zuck's strange decisions; hyperventilate to sober up; Elon would like to speak to the COVID-19 manager; feedback loop.

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Nov 18, 2020
483: What is “Loser.com”?
01:18:03

Canadian complaints; the never ending election; if I only had a brain; Uber, Lyft & DoorDash lie to buy their law, make millions; EU hits Amazon with antitrust charge; AI cracks PDEs; Eric Schmidt moves to Cyprus; fast radio bursts; Silk Road's bitcoin; Furry Season Landscaping; Carfax for cops; Ransomware Facebook ads; virtual Hall of Fame; podcast news; streaming devices; Apple's event; Loser.com; the finances of C19 safe concerts; feedback loop; goodbye, Alex.

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Nov 12, 2020
482: Choose Wisely
01:28:22

It's election day, let's just lie on the floor & scream together; Twitter explains how they will handle results; CISA says everything is going ok (from external threats, anyway); more cyberattacks against hospitals; Zoom adds end-to-end encryption; diving deep with the Mandalorian; Joe Rogan tests Spotify, wins; Tenacious D; Lewis Black; Bad Education; Mr. Rogers; Tehran; Fauda; Over the Moon; Somebody Feed Phil; Jon Stewart's back; ClipDrop; Elgato Key Light; Shure; Digislate; Spider WIFI routers; Cory Doctorow; catching up on feedback.

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Nov 04, 2020
481: 18.09 Scaramuccis
01:26:03

Quibi is toast, Scaramuccis galore, Wisconsin gets Foxconned, Tesla lies about self-driving tech, Police can read your phone, Twitter probably not hacked, creepy video bro's don't get fired, Animaniacs and Supermarket Sweep are back, Ghostbusters delayed, James Bond is homeless, Photoshop gets some AI, ClipDrop hits the streets, upcoming books, and more!

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Oct 28, 2020
480: BeelzeYeezy
01:21:18

TikTok's back (in Pakistan); China's law fighting addiction in kids; living with influencers; Instagram EU probe; about Biden's hard drive; Facebook really quashing left-leaning stories; relocating while working remotely & your salary; YouTube fighting conspiracy theories, again; BA hit with biggest-ever fine; Barnes & Noble data breach; Chinese hackers & McAfee; Sandworm; Google Chrome "bug"/feature; iPhones & AirPods Pro; Paperlike; Amazon Explore; streaming payments; Infinite Monkey Cages; I want my Apple TV; feedback.

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Oct 21, 2020
479: Good to the Last Click
01:24:25

Aging Millennials embracing Folgers; Prime Day ridiculousness; a dip into COVID corner; Facebook bans Holocaust-denial content, finally; Quibi has no takers; Disney focuses on streaming; Yelp takes a stand against racism; phantom images fool autopilots; keeping e-scooters off sidewalks; 5G heartbreaks; Microsoft busts Trickbot; broken cables; Apple's bug bounties; Singaporn; Janeway's back; CRISPR doc; Fatman; Apple's new stuff; 1/2 a Christmas tree; feedback.

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Oct 15, 2020
478: XLS Extreme!
01:23:32

Show news; Raised by Wolves; Pixar releasing new movie on Disney+; podcast unions; Facebook, Twitter play whack-a-mole with bad actors; Twitter's different rules for Trump; Amazon's Rivian electric vans; Waymo driverless rides in Phoenix; UK's Excel problem; Pantone, period; Google sharing search data with law enforcement; RainboxMix; Warner Music Group data breach; welcome to the future of delivery; random facts & blanket horn piping.

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Oct 12, 2020
477: This is Triller, Triller Night
01:05:04

A Stairway to lawyers; Triller's suspect statistics; Instagram labeling state-controlled media; frickin' laser beams taking down drones; Ted Lasso; Enola Holmes; West Wing special; movie industry learned nothing from the music industry; Dune, the Batman and Bond all pushed back; the Go Gos; Moron McAfee arrested; an epic feedback loop.

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Oct 08, 2020
476: Pickle Me Elmo
01:01:14

It's been a week; no self-driving cars anytime soon, shoooocking; Google & Fitbit deal with the EU; Hold For Me; Whole Foods employees angry at Amazon workers; cussing Parrots; Amazon's Utopia; Deep Questions with Cal Newport; Tehran; Borat's back; Hackers Part Deux; The Last Dance; RIP, Geeks & Beats; the Expanse books wrap up; Murderbot Diaries confusion; Phreaking at Disneyland; Elon Musk returns to Moron of the Week.

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Oct 01, 2020
475: Stay Drunky
01:31:03

A rare late night show with socially distant lubrications; Facebook blinks; rethinking contracting; streaming consolidation; Apple issues; the horrors of content moderation; Bezos wants your kid as a customer; words matter; VR as a Facebook platform; what happens if there's election chaos; Pinfluencers; global dark web takedown; being a smooth ethical criminal; Ring's Traffic Stop, home drone; brute forcing passwords; all of Amazon's new products; home speakers; JenniCam 4k; goodnight, Longcat.

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Sep 26, 2020
474: Boring Guy
01:00:47

Client statue of limitations; Apple updates causing issues; the TikTok deal stinks; coronavirus work from home continues; Facebook vs Europe; iPhone voice memo "tracking"; Quibi exploring "options"; Microsoft buying up gaming companies; Amazon Sidewalk, why?; Palmer's podcast; Peacock on Roku; Emmies; Ted Lasso, Raised by Wolves renewed; Go Go's doc; Dune & Hackers; the Postman; Goodreads bad; Darwin Awards; crypto currency advice; feedback loop.

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Sep 23, 2020
473: GOG+
01:05:10

Dead mediums doing well; Paramount joins the pluses; TikTok, WeChat ban from US app stores; TikTok brain; Arizona goes after Uber safety driver, not Uber; Amazon e-bikes in NYC; Spotify defends Joe Rogan, sort of; Hamm's Hog & internet freedom; don't post pictures of anything with a barcode; Twitter security for politicians; fake data markets; Windows exploit; ransomware attack leads to a death; new Lady in the tubes; Sky Guide; Apple iOS 14; Apple vs everyone; Roam if you want to; the most important plug in ever.

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Sep 19, 2020
472: Trash Behaving Consistently
01:14:41

Still on fire; sarcasm is hard; maybe CEOs should pay employees well; Oracle gets to host TikTok; NVIDIA acquires arm, costs arm & leg; Bitcoin bugs; QAnon site runner not so Anon; lady in the tube gets eyes; blurring your house; normal things, forgotten; Hamilton; Ted Lasso, finally; The Vow; The Gentlemen; the Social Dilemma; YouTube sued; Paw Patrol; Stuart Copeland & misophonia; John Scalzi; Ready Player Two; feedback loop.

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Sep 16, 2020
471: We're Number 28!
01:10:17

The spice must flow; TikTok's algorithm; the real reason there was a beer shortage; Amazon's exploding products; Facebook launches an app for... college kids; NFL in Microsoft Teams; I want my MTV; Los Angeles's contact tracing app rolls out; Amazon appointes ex-NSA director to board; license plate tracking; Portland bans facial recognition; moving to Wordpress; another streaming service; Nikon Z6; quality of life slipping in USA; color-correcting the apocalypse.

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Sep 12, 2020
470: Mountains of Inane Faffery
00:58:55

No more phones in trees; Amazon Fresh review; new (old) memories; another Wordpress plugin bug; Instagram stories in Facebook; Zuck says there may (?) be violence & civil unrest; disinformation in Animal Crossing; Apple vs Epic continues; Twitter trends; Raised by Wolves; Away; The Boys; Star Trek news; streaming self-regulating, in India at least; Attack Surface; gender reveal party start massive fire; Sturgis COVID spread; masks aren't about you; feedback loop.

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Sep 09, 2020
469: Assed Vigilantes
01:06:44

New sci-fi, film production is back; Walmart+ launching; Facebook & Twitter catch Russian fake news site; more podcast unions; smart homes for landlords; Amazon drivers gaming the system, still being spied on; Apple-Google contact tracing gets an upgrade; Ben Yelin joins us; Ring cameras spying on cops; Snowden, vindicated; local sheriff's Minority Report; Oculus sales halted in Germany due to GDPR; Zero; technologies gone by the wayside; working from home is starting to stink; science!

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Sep 05, 2020
468: Three Little Piggies
00:59:20

It was a very bad week; what's new?; big tech offices aren't dead; tech salaries revealed; Apple's new products, fixing the app store; Amazon gets drone delivery approval; Elon Musk creates cyber pigs, neuroscience theater; guillotine outside of Bezos' home, again; Zuckerberg admits Facebook erred with Kenosha; Bill & Ted 3; Star Trek Discovery dates; when they come for comedians; TikTok house parties; periods are triggering Gen Z; feedback loop.

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Sep 02, 2020
467: A Desire for Desires
00:52:51

Slow week in tech news; another Tesla autopilot crash; Ladies in a Tube in your hotel rooms; Facebook apologizes for Apple's attempts to protect privacy; gaming Instagram; the pandemic devastated Instacart workers; too fast mopeds in NYC; the ongoing TikTok saga; Star Wars 4K77; busting the Swedish movie pipeline; Tesla targeted for ransomware attack; let's get US tech production back; Amazon fitness tracker; what boredom does for us; build your own air purifier; Jason gets a bike!

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Aug 29, 2020
466: Batman Prime
01:01:37

Giant Meteor 2020; not-good Covid news; Uber & Lyft could have complied with the law, chose not to; Overcast & Spotify testing; why tech isn't exciting anymore; TikTok sues US government; Facebook war-gaming for election meddling; Facebook back taxes; FAA testing drone detecting tech; fastest internet speeds, ever; Lovecraft Country; Entourage; bundle confusion; the Batman, again; time travel sci-fi; OpenDyslexic Font; feedback loop.

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Aug 26, 2020
465: The Best Tech Podcast of 2020
01:00:22

It's true if we say it is; fact-checking is not censorship; Uber & Lyft get a temporary stay in California case; Uber covered up data breach; DoorDash launches grocery delivery; Facebook AI making MRI scans faster, finds Ryan Gosling everywhere; tweeting after death; most Americans think social media is censoring people; Airbnb stops really, really big parties; police unlocking cellphones without oversight; FritzFrog botnet; top secret iPods; Oculus Quest; Blackberries are back; sad home cubicles; Florida being Florida.

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Aug 22, 2020
464: Rideshare Mythological Complex
01:10:05

Firenados, because why not; Epic & Apple battle it out; we're on Discord; defeat by Tweet; Uber & Lyft may shut down, may franchise; Google & Australian pay-for-news ruling; Facebook algorithm actively promotes Holocaust denial; Amazon facing anti-trust probes around the world; Oracle interested in TikTok; Star Trek: Lower Decks; facemasks; bundles get more confusing; AMC theaters re-opening; super light & super heavy Sci Fi; feedback.

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Aug 19, 2020
463: R'amen!
01:11:01

Owning copyright is key; Apple, Google vs Fortnite; Uber & Lyft lose lawsuit in California, threaten to leave; Amazon should be broken up; Big Tech tries to counter misinformation; boss & remote workers; McAfee's interesting mask; Anonymous; MTV's past; Capital One gets off cheap; Talkspace data-mining; Instagram's set visibility to zero; TOR privacy; Adobe fixes something; Masterclass edu-tainment; Ekranpolan; Airbnb Blockbuster.

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Aug 15, 2020
462: Laser Power Condom
00:52:19

Declaring email bankruptcy & we attempt to get to feedback zero; Gates calls Microsoft's TikTok deal a poisoned chalice; looking back at Deep Space Nine; Lower Decks; Umbrella Academy 2; socially distanced concerts don't work; Daniel Ek hates music; Derek Sivers; no shoes, no pants, no education; Mandy Patinkin deleting emails; wireless power in New Zealand; ditching charging pads; tons & tons of feedback.

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Aug 12, 2020
461: Fyre Sale
00:58:22

Catching the Twitter hackers through Bitcoin; Trump orders TikTok, WeChat ban; Facebook finally takes down a misinformation post; Fyre merchandise sale; Jake Paul's misadventures; Levandowski sentenced to prison; Robocall lawyers leak; Canon ransomware attack; Intel leak; rethinking the hacker trope; Reels launches; Sommore; Muppets Now; Star Trek: Lower Decks; speeding up Netflix; Alan Watts; Monkey.

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Aug 08, 2020
460: Pedestrians in the Sky
01:09:30

Congress grills Big Tech, much ado about nothing; Social Media misinformation mayhem & demon seed; Facebook trying to poach TikTok stars; Spotify back to pre-pandemic levels, still losing money; Universal makes deal with AMC for shortened theatrical release windows; Genderify is a joke; Rite Aid facial recognition; Google advanced search operators; self-flying planes; art AI; Apple & right-to-repair; Chewbacca impersonations; lockdown personality changes; "Al Fresco" parking lot dining.

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Aug 01, 2020
459: Get Ready to Get Grumpy!
01:04:36

Kickstart your cybersecurity career, or just podcast; Twitter contractors make a game of accessing data; sports bubbles popping; Zuck off or Zuck it up; TikTok blocks QAnon hashtags; Google employees to continue working from home, going mad; a blast from the '90s; Comic-Con@Home trailers, streaming dates; Warrior Nun; Lollapalooza online; finding things in Spotify Podcasts; Shakespeare for Squirrels; the Sandman audiobook; Drive; feedback loop.

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Jul 29, 2020
458: Fearsome Turtle
01:10:22

Working from home, out the window; Facebook hurting people at scale; Amazon home robot; Twitter cracks down on QAnon crackpots; Slack mad at Microsoft; Snap revenue is up but losses down; Twitter confirms some DMs accessed in hack, over 1000 people had access to tools to aid hack; GEDMatch confirms data breach to police; Apple provides hackable phones to researchers; drones phone home; the joy of driving & being tracked while you do; docking stations, TVs, Herman Miller gaming gear; we're all losers in the streaming wars; south of the border.

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Jul 25, 2020
457: Grumpy Old Idiots
00:59:12

Disney joins Facebook ad boycott; revealing Emojis; Snapchat adds third party apps; Zoom fatigue, get over it; drive-in esports; companies make millions building unemployment websites that don't work; Coinbase blocked Twitter hackers; Uber sued to reveal algorithm; the Old Guard; John Oliver takes on conspiracies; David Foster; AI moon landing footage; Nixon deepfake; dystopian fiction, now more than ever; Icelandair turns pilots into flight attendants; US Army fake prize giveaways on Twitch; feedback.

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Jul 22, 2020
456: Visual Valium
01:07:33

Kayne surpasses a full Scaramouchie; Instagram rolling out TikTok competitor, shopping page; US surpasses China in app downloads; Calm app gets TV show; Netflix doing great during the pandemic, might be running out of subscribers; Peacock is here, already losing content; GigRev; that epic Twitter hack, and what we know; Russian, Chinese hackers targeting COVID-19 vaccine research; Data Dividend Project; Logitech MX Master 3; Nest Home Mini; ATEM Mini; apps for the natural world; Apple CarKey; teens dressing as grandmas to buy booze.

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Jul 18, 2020
455: McMarmot
01:02:34

Back in lockdown; AI is people; 2020, Bubonic plague, why not?; Coinbase selling blockchain analytics software; security whack-a-mole; divisions in Scrabble-land; older people & technology; Ubisoft gets "hands on"; Apple class-action lawsuit; security cams in San Fran; Pinterest needs moderators; podcast news; Peacock & streaming soccer; Hanna; Walter Mercado; Greyhound; Windows Swap; the Dickies; Disney re-opening; feedback.

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Jul 15, 2020
454: Pennies From Jack
01:06:08

Jack dips his toes into Universal Basic Income; Facebook fails civil rights audit; Elon Musk says self-driving cars will happen this year; Walmart to launch Amazon competitor; Loon balloons; Quibi users quit; tech & pro sports; Palantir going public; metamucil & back problems; Clearview AI preemptively pulls out of Canada; TikTok troubles; living the Slack free life; digital assistants & routines; social media time management.

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Jul 11, 2020
453: Ye Olde Grim Reaper McReaperface
00:48:51

Influencers ignoring the pandemic, but hey, it's fried chicken day; USA exploring banning TikTok, other Chinese apps; some hot stock talk; John Smith's abandoned shopping carts; Ye Olde Pubby Mcdrunkface; cutting the cord, increasing the cost; the complicated mess of streaming; Muppets; Hamilton; Perry Mason; Eric Idle's local, the Grim Reaper; Kayne for President; Clash Royale & feedback.

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Jul 08, 2020
452: Knucklehead Behavior
01:27:09

Here comes the lockdown; you get a ban, and you get a ban, and you get a ban - India bans TikTok, other Chinese apps; Reddit bans 2,000 subreddits; Twitch bans Trump; YouTube bans alt-right figures; Facebook versus Natural News; deep fakes for good; dealing with racist terms in tech; As Told by Emoji; LOTR, Band of Brothers; live concerts in Nashville; Gigi Edgley on cons; Olympus exists camera market; feedback.

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Jul 01, 2020
451: Trust Deficit
01:00:42

Virtual doctor visits; re-opening disasters; stimulus checks for the dead; Facebook truth deficit; clearing out that embarrassing Netflix watch list; Reform Government Surveillance coalition; yes, it's a really bad bill; campaign apps; Apple's new privacy features, nutrition labels; bronies have a message board problem; TikTok for business; fictional world stats; heard immunity fest; the world year to be alive; petafloppin'.

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Jun 27, 2020
450: Nothing Burger
00:57:06

TikTok takes down Trump; DIY chair & fire alarm fixes; working at Pinterest is awful; Nextdoor removes the "Karen" button; Spotify testing interactive podcast ads; Flash is dead, really this time; Apple WWDC news; Blueleaks; the King of Staten Island; Tony Hawk Masterclass; Watchmen; a second opinion on Farscape; Fleishman is in Trouble; really bad Sci-Fi; How to Write Funniest; feedback; shocking nothing burgers.

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Jun 24, 2020
449: Tip of the Tunaberg
00:43:28

Not our finest hour; some good Coronavirus news; we finally know what line you can't cross with Zuckerberg; Google boots right wing sites from ad platform; Stop Hate for Profit targets Facebook; Twitter rolls out... audio tweets?; Jump exists Europe; Starlink ready for beta-testers; listening via light bulb; caught by tattoo; don't login once you've been fired; real consequences in Big Tuna; FDA approves prescription video game; Snapchat does it again; synth searches.

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Jun 20, 2020
448: Unplug Everything!
01:11:20

Legion of bugs mean a billion hackable IoT devices; United Airlines bumped out of NASDAQ by DocuSign; airport security theater; T-Mobile outage not huge DDoS, just incompetence; Germany contact tracing app; Facebook deplatforms anti-racists, thinking they're racists; Instagram to pull back the curtain, maybe; Quibi is a failure; 6 Feet Apart; Knives Out & Clue; Roland's 808; Dave Chappelle; IP Man, come to save the day; popcorn Sci-Fi; feedback.

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Jun 17, 2020
447: My God, It’s Full of Karens!
01:07:47

A farewell to COVID Corner; Apple takes on racial equity; IBM, Microsoft, Amazon halt facial recognition tech for police; Facebook chief diversity officer; disinformation mentors; Nextdoor has a Karen problem; Cox punishes neighborhood over one user; Stormtrooper news; Photoshop's new camera app; the Winklevii make movie about themselves; Moons leave their planets; I hear the Tesla Coils echoing tonight.

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Jun 14, 2020
446: The Well Hath Runneth Dry
01:10:51

Covid Cases are, unsurprisingly, rising; Facebook browser redesign, more resignations; Uber leaves Levandowski out to dry; 75 year old provocateurs; police & your phone data; Michigan's MIDAS algorithmic touch; sensible content moderation plans; Twitch & music copyrights; the Media Candy well is running dry; the Vast of Night; upcoming sci-fi movies; down the music documentary rabbit hole; Last Week Tonight; the Banker; Influencers in the wild; feedback.

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Jun 11, 2020
445: User Generated Incarceration
00:58:16

FBI asks for videos of violence during protests, gets videos of police; #BlackOutTuesday; Fiona Fauxtesting; Twitter, Snapchat & Facebook on Trump; where are our contact tracing apps; Zoom end-to-end encryption business model; bot detection tools; Bittner gets a Stormtrooper, sort of; audio apps & doodads for the pro podcaster; social distancing Werewolf; San Dimas High rules!

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Jun 06, 2020
444: Hello Dystopia!
00:57:38

So, yeah, we aren't gonna talk about that; yay, SpaceX & NASA; Facebook employees stage virtual walkout, roll out set-visibility-to-zero feature; Twitter continues to flag posts; Coronavirus is the new eggs; Microsoft lays off journalists, replaces them with AI; Uber destroys bikes & scooters; Instacart tip-baiting; social distancing in the supermarket; people can't sleep; Into the Night; Somebody Feed Phil; Space Force; Kylie Jenner not a billionaire; police out-sourcing; feedback.

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Jun 03, 2020
443: Farewell Utopia
01:00:31

The tweet label heard around the world; social media executive orders; wherefore art thou, Zuck?; quarantine reunion shows; SpaceX take two; Magic Leap CEO out; Globe home-sharing takes a stand; Instagram sharing revenue, sort of; Palantir may leave California; Elon Musk is teflon; the wheel of fate; Covid Corner; Ladies in the Tube and bodily functions; HBO's confusing streaming approach; Tidal, what?

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May 30, 2020
442: White Claw Wall
00:49:22

Quarantine, tech & the third-quarter phenomenon; of course Facebook knew the algorithms were divisive; 44.2Tbps cables; NASA & SpaceX astronaut launch a go; stretching out wine & White Claw walls; Muppets & Fraggle Rock are back; Hotel Artemis; Into the Night; good ol' Huell Howser; Minions; Spy Wars; Hightown; Amazon & Apple invest in podcasts (just not ours); e-cheating in e-sports; feedback.

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May 27, 2020
441: Furry Party Gonna be Awesome
01:06:30

Dreaming & FPGAs; Fitbit pivots; Apple & Google launch exposure notification API; no, we don't have 5G, AT&T; Netflix does subscribers a solid; WFH for Facebook, Shopify; Prime Day delay; podcasting news with Rogan, Call Her Daddy; family squabbles & GDPR; Hulu's new interface; scooters are like cockroaches; PathSpot checks your hand washing; Xbox, Windows NT 3.5 code leaked; it's the end of the World Famous KROQ as we know it.

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May 23, 2020
440: Precedented Times
01:32:36

Now more than ever, in these unprecedented times, DRINK; Giphy business plan; Square at home; no end point in sight; Uber layoffs; weaponizing social media for good; Fitbit comes a bit late to the ventilator game; DJI patent infringement; Untappd tracking; Matrix co-director slaps Ivanka & Elon; new Star Trek; here comes Hamilton; kid's shorts; Shakespeare for Squirrels; mainstreamed conspiracy theories; fort plans; feedback.

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May 20, 2020
439: Stormbittner
01:06:26

LUMI has landed; Uber masks; Twitter employees can work at home forever; Facebook settlement with moderators, censoring, buying Giphy; video games have record sales; Unreal Engine royalty-free; France gives social media sites an hour to remove illegal content; exhausting Zoom firings; Dave wants to join the 501st Legion; engagement, not enrichment; Upload; the English Game; more Musk; soccer is back.

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May 16, 2020
438: Zuckerbergian Slip
00:51:57

Existential Me Time; Quibi & Katz; Facebook finally gets a Star Chamber; Libra lingers on; FCC ordered to release fake comments; arrest Musk; Stack Overflow furloughs; Influencers are just fine; micro- & teeny-tiny-influencers; monitoring at home & at work, ick; Slack ya later, alligator; Mitigator; Spotify's contact-tracing; TARDIS Zoom; the best chair, ever; Disneyland in 1957; black holes next door; feedback loop.

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May 13, 2020
437: That’s Quarantainment!
00:53:05

Science starting to come in on COVID-19; tracking apps voluntary, sort of; France goes their own way; Uber to require face masks, developing "technology"; May Day strikes get attention; Amazon VP quits in disgust; Quarantainment from Westworld, Devs, Marc Maron, Upload, Hollywood, Homeland, Billions, Killing Eve & Tim's Listening Parties; Eggs, answered; Michael Caine; breaking up on Patreon; YouTube likes money; feedback.

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May 07, 2020
436: COVID19-84
01:05:15

Corona-zombies; I need a haircut; Allostatic load aka brain all dumb now; Lime, Lyft stopping operations; if our leaders don't follow rules, why should we; we're all getting a little antsy; losing friends over social distancing; WTF, Musk; #Maythe4th; feelings check in & McRibs; contact-tracing & trust; some more kid's apps; keyboard nubs; Elgato Stream Deck; death of the office; NASA space sounds; OpenAI Jukebox presents AI Elvis.

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May 02, 2020
435: Pandemic Brain
00:56:37

Drink-up wrap-up; Stanford antibody study; Deepfakes have been floated; Facebook's latest ripoff; Tesla stop sign navigation; Amazon's self-serving algorithm; Westworld; Goonies never say die; SNL getting better; Food Network mindless entertainment; Terry Pratchett TV shows, books coming; a Tyler Perry world; feedback, and lots of it.

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Apr 29, 2020
434: Apex Moron
01:19:25

He may have broken Brian, nothing a little bleach won't fix; toilet paper shortages; CDC warns of second wave; Octoberfest, nein; Quibi versus fans; Magic Leap leaps off a cliff; Abigail Disney & Abigail Amazon; Boston Dynamics pivots; pandemic white lies; FIFA still a festering mess; factory heroes; a manic security segment; sacrificing privacy to get out of quarantine; heavy keyboards; Tyke, Tot and Taters.

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Apr 25, 2020
433: The Woke Must Flow
01:09:28

Furloughs & death clocks; we’re all on the S.S. Minnow; traffic silver linings; Instacart tipping procedures; Facebook misinformation flaws; social media COVID policies failing; America’s funniest Zoom videos; Elmo’s virtual happy hour; the new woke Dune; yet another HBO streaming service; failure is an option; every COVID commercial is exactly the same; masked morons; feedback loop: UVAs, burnt pork & reverse empathy.

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Apr 22, 2020
432: Unified Theory of Oprah
01:00:11

Eggs, fat, masks & step counts; Apple & Google promise they'll turn of tracking, someday, maybe; Amazon is essential, essentially horrible; JEDI silence; the end of the office as we know it; drone scolding; Peacock launches, not really; coronavirus should make us grateful for big tech; security is back, change those passwords; wear your pants; podcast profiteering; last names; stinky ride hails; selfie-sticks for guns.

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Apr 18, 2020
431: Grump Long and Prosper!
01:17:01

Dogs & cats, Apple & Google playing together to track us; South Korea putting wristbands on people for tracking; WeWork won't make deals on rent but asks for them for themselves; Amazon on path to dominance; IKEA blinds finally available; the Witcher; Paraside; god awful Modern Family; BSG live read; Space Force; Minions; tone-deaf celebs; feedback loop.

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Apr 15, 2020
430: Another Day in Paradise
01:33:18

Billionaire's relief funds; WhatsApp trying to stop spread of misinformation; weather prediction; the internet is stronger, scalable; we planted a flag in the moon, it's ours; StageIt sees success after 11 years; we may not be epidemiologists, but; headphones, adapters, jump starters & lighters; HBO pulls app from older Apple TVs; TikTok influencer; parents aren't alright; Disney shares recipes; Michael, the avid gamer.

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Apr 11, 2020
429: On the Sauce
01:06:48

Virtual happy hours; wherefore art thou, sports?; Apple frees up some software, releases a new phone; Microsoft Edge gains popularity; more Amazon internal meetings leaked; how US employment has changed in a month; NASA worm; Common Sense; more free media; Quibi; Little Weirds; no, 5G didn't cause coronavirus; Dr. Drew; spirited & spirit-fueled feedback.

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Apr 08, 2020
428: Fundamentally Useless
01:23:04

Masks are the new masks; the C19 playlist; Zoombombing; Airbnb, Amazon step up a little; restrictions are slowing things, a little; will a recession mean more automation; DoorDash doesn't know what's open; tech giants giving away ad credits, not cash; pop-up experiences shut down; fired by Zoom meeting; we give up on security and reminisce about the old days; Americans are drinking tons; whiskey doesn't protect you; Ina Garten, hero; dark humor is indicative of a high IQ.

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Apr 04, 2020
427: What’s a Hug?
01:03:30

Coronavirus Day 7,284... the internet is creaking a bit; more work from home tips; gig workers striking; privacy is dead, governments tracking movements via cellphones; Amazon hid competitors faster shipping options; Zuck puts a drop from his bucket into Gates' fund; Bird lay offs; Altered Carbon; survival playlists; guilty pleasure shows; Quibi launches; Google finally pulls Infowars; feedback.

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Apr 01, 2020
426: WE’RE #1!
01:01:37

The USA takes first in Coronavirus infections; ambient music playlists; gig workers getting support; Amazon, Uber, Tesla cases; free media to keep you occupied; why do tech companies have stockpiles of masks; Airbnb doing good deeds but suffering; cybersecurity fallout; day drinking with Bittner; Golden Girls Tiki mugs; topless food delivery; Picard wrap-up.

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Mar 28, 2020
425: Climbing Up the Walls
01:01:32

We killed all the TP; we're all hypochondriacs now; US Digital Dollar; Amazon Prime no longer delivering quickly; Amazon releases more kid's shows; Disney+, Facebook reducing streaming quality in Europe; smart thermometers tracking Coronavirus; comfort TV; Bert Kreisher; reading dystopian fiction in a dystopian present; Musk's coronavirus journey; feedback loop.

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Mar 25, 2020
424: Strategic TP Reserve
01:03:43

California goes full lockdown; KROQ fires morning show; Trapt Twitter meltdown; Netflix may go SD to manage surge; Ibuprofen is the new eggs; Facebook has a virus in their spam filters; our advice for working at home; resources for parents at their wits end; more coronavirus scams on the internet; how much TP do you have on hand; new iPad Pro; free Adobe for 2 months; shout out to the teachers.

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Mar 21, 2020
423: Earth Interrupted
00:58:57

Social isolation linked to inflammation; one degree of separation; statements on misinformation is not action; Amazon suspends third party sales except for medical, household; Teams goes down; Google screening service unrolls; bitcoin price drops; what will and won't work on the internet; rich people stepping up; Picard & Westworld; Gen-X, this is your time to shine; feedback loop.

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Mar 18, 2020
422: Panic at the Costco
01:28:58

What a great time to be a nihilist; all podcasts are coronavirus podcasts now; feinds of the show; nerd utopia; everything is cancelled; corona-pocalypse tips; financial costs; people on the front lines; companies & employers stepping up to help; be kind, be empathic, be smart; working from home is hard; social media impact; that speech; buy a gift card from your local establishment; free porn for Italy; feedback;Seth Miranda.

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Mar 14, 2020
421: All Alone Together
00:59:37

Coronavirus effects roll on; Jack keeps his gig at Twitter, for now; Twitter tags Trump tweet as manipulated; NetNewsWire for all your RSS; Wuhan students tried to boot DingTalk from the app store; Kids in the Hall; Sex Education; Dracula; 1917; Knives Out; Hardcore History; Facebook groups, explained; feedback loop from down under.

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Mar 11, 2020
420: Bad Video! Bad Video!
01:20:11

The many benefits of quitting Facebook; eggs, again; Coronavirus and tech companies; we're all already self-quarantining; technology's burden on teenage girls; YouTube recommending fewer conspiracy videos; RSA wrap-up; voting technology; Utah Panopticon; Clearview AI as a plaything; robot lawyers; hoodies; SETI@Home; Twitter's Fleets; outbreaks of idiocy.

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Mar 09, 2020
419: I’ll Drink to That
00:54:25

Shout out to the clan; liable for counterfeits; Walmart+ taking on Amazon Prime; e-Scooter frenzy is over; unintended consequences of ride sharing - pollution and alcohol; Billy never Idles; self-driving cars are hard; Altered Carbon; Obi-Wan on a motorcycle; stand-up fest; CoronaCoin; drone shark week; feedback loop.

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Mar 04, 2020
418: Seven Miles per Hour
00:39:55

Talking music & tech with Andy Stochansky; Clearview AI gets hacked; DoorDash delivering a confidential IPO; no 1st amendment right to be on YouTube; Coronavirus panic; Bloomberg pushing Twitter boundaries; EasyMile needs seatbelts; don't keep a balance on your mobile payment apps; no iPhones for bad guys in movies.

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Feb 29, 2020
417: Death, Taxes, and Streaming
01:06:25

Wine drone prank; Netflix postmortem emails; welcome to the streaming wars; collapsing Daqri & the state of AR; Westworld, Better Call Saul return; Dracula; Narcos Mexico; Stephen Fry's 7 Deadly Sins; sanctioned deep fakes; Staples podcasts; BSG & Ron Moore; subscription cars; Slickwraps; feedback.

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Feb 26, 2020
416: Helicopter Mode
01:08:36

A walk down music industry memory lane; unions; blockchain & the supply chain; 30 years of Photoshop; Uber's horrific climate; antitrust spooks Apple, Google, Amazon; tricking Teslas; caucus tools; our social media diets; the complicated ethics of spyware; wireless network maps; truepenny & straight fingered bawcocks.

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Feb 23, 2020
415: Up Shipt Creek
01:21:28

Amazon climate change fund; sex bots; gig economy, Shipt & bringing the magic; don't start a trivia company; Doordash tables are turned; the bracelet of silence; Amazing Stories; Ray Donovan gets a wrap-up; the Farewell; Avenue 5; Pandemic; the Last Day; Terminus; the Houston Astros; Rihanna, Kate Hudson and subscription models; wine drones; feedback.

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Feb 19, 2020
414: Brew-Ha-Ha
01:00:23

Cyberwar is here; thoughts on leaving Facebook; AI for Coronavirus; Russian spacecraft trailing US spy satellite; Jack asks Elon for help; ICE buying cellphone location data; Netflix autoplay off; the Expanse; Star Trek: Consolidating; Oscars; getting lost and sometimes found; beer rage; feedback loop.

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Feb 12, 2020
413: Hey, Handsome Guy!
01:09:04

Twitter's finances; Google tells Clearview AI to cease & desist; Paypal's banned word list; Shadow Inc Iowa caucus app just incompetence; China's dystopian drone usage; anonymized data no longer exists; Hue security flaw; Wacom's data collection; Mr. Beast passes out his credit card on YouTube; Gen X; an excellent phone both; Lady Gage pirates a photo to protest pirates; hot camera talk.

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Feb 08, 2020
412: Bottle Head
00:59:32

More tech unions; put your thinking caps on when you launch your browser; gig economy unintended consequences; Alexa Is A Human; checking in to butthole; the Good Place; Hardcore History; Mo Amer; Daniel Sloss; 2 billion hours of Sandler; Mumbai red lights; Google photos; bottle heads & coronavirus; feedback.

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Feb 05, 2020
411: Avast, WeMateys
01:06:54

Facebook clear history; Peloton doesn't want to pay for music; Apple, Broadcom lose WiFi lawsuit; UK to use Huawei for 5G; Data Privacy Day; Ring packed with third-party trackers; UN cyber attack; are privacy controls working; Google charging for search warrants; Avas Jumpshot packing and selling your data; AirPod tricks; Byte; celebrity texting; WeWorks taps the keg; raving with Elon Musk.

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Feb 01, 2020
410: Elite Buoyancy and Mass Despair
01:04:54

23andMe layoffs; surveillance capitalism; MoPub realtime data sharing; undermined trust in society & capitalism; Amazon employees speaking out; don't trust the blockchain; facial recognition in London; Byte spammed; Patreon's porn pirate problem; Amazon Prime Video by the people; Daniel Sloss; Elizabeth Wurtzel; Alice in Wonderland & Hitler; feedback.

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Jan 29, 2020
409: Furby Trumpskin
01:10:35

Avenue 5 & Picard; drama at the Grammies; PTSD from moderating; Netflix stats go down, changes how it does stats; but have you tried making them employees?; Google ad design change; Amazon Ring sales up despite scandals; baader-meinhof effect; Glenn Greenwald charged with cybercrime; Bezos phone hack; Apple encryption; games; legacy smart homes; CVS scarfs; hey Pepsi, I want my Harrier Jet.

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Jan 25, 2020
408: Crossing the Creepy Line
00:58:32

What is & what isn't a tech company; when 24-year olds run companies; social credit scores are here; Clearview & the end of privacy; more exposed data on the web; Amazon Ring password lawsuit; hibernation; Jo Koy; Mel Brooks; LOTR cast; Daredevil returning; Stephen Fry; Ted Chiang; Becky Chambers Wayfarers; the upside of stress; suing Pornhub; that hoverboard dentist; feedback.

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Jan 22, 2020
407: The Dark Fur
01:00:01

The tech lash & the evil list; yet another new streaming service, Peacock; living in a subscription world; Twitter's hashtag problem; Star Wars scripts; facial recognition warning; hope for being forgotten by AI; Deepfake detectors; all your phones are belong to us; furry fun on Twitter; Osmo; Zero f coins; bring back Macintosh; check your email before your Fruit Loops.

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Jan 18, 2020
406: The Internet of Starch
00:49:01

TikTok security flaws; Steph went Away & now she's back; pink slipped robots; "living" robots aka xenobots aka pussbots; WB goes all in on AI; Google eats your 3rd party cookies; leaving a rising ship; trolling CES with a potato; Spotify does not have it all; Robby Chieng; Ricky Gervais; Succession; upcoming premieres; Star Trek changes timeline; Tim Draper loves blockchain; yes, the vagina candle.

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Jan 15, 2020
405: A Graveyard of Good Ideas
01:08:10

Facebook holds tight on political ads, places ad in Teen Vogue; CollegeHumor decimated; Lime trying to be profitable by shrinking; Uber changes in California; GrubHub for sale; AI trash; military app bans; Ring employees fired for watching videos; Delta Minority Report; red light cameras; Christmas apps & doodads; ball pits; forcing a smile makes you drink; calling bullshit.

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Jan 11, 2020
404: Ketosis Not Cirrhosis
00:55:43

Brian's no longer 404; new year, new grump; YouTube treats us all as kids; digital hygiene; time not well spent; Facebook & deepfakes; Google cafeteria workers, unite; fake news: bias in media; Amazon's employee policies; Lost in Space; Don't F**k with Cats; Messiah; buzzed on a plane movie reviews; Loserthink; how not to keep a secret; feedback loop.

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Jan 08, 2020
403: The 2020 Extravaganza!
01:53:51

Kevin Rose and Eric Hunley guest host; Star Wars finale, finally; Sleep Trackers as birth control; Uber and Postmates Sue California; CRISPR baby doc gets hard time; Segway brings WALL-E to life; CCPA is now in effect; Wyze isn't wise; SB-237 is coming soon!

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Jan 05, 2020
402: We Know When You’ve Been Sleeping
01:05:08

Our last show of 2019; drag-and-drop machine learning; Brexit unintended consequences; Emperor Thiel; Germany bans Uber; Uber's 4.4 million sexual harassment fund; Netflix global growth; NYC black-box algorithms; California Consumer Privacy Act; everyone is tracking your cell phone location; finally, a universal smart home standard, eventually; Wakanda Forever trade partner; feedback; Star Wars; Dave live-deactivates his Facebook.

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Dec 21, 2019
401: What’s Her Nuts?
00:54:57

Deepfakes take effort; e-scooter unionizes; emotion recognition; ISIS harder to track online, but that's good; Instagram's new rules; Google Maps cover 98% of the world; podcast platform news; Top Gun: Maverick; killing in the age of algorithms; Murfie goes poof; Futurus AR windscreens; the decade tech lost it's way; feedback.

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Dec 18, 2019
400: Bad Request
01:18:58

Seamen & the Expanse; ad-targeting & unexpected consequences; online brands get on the shelves; YouTube is really, really going to do something about harassment; Twitter wants to go decentralized; losing landlines; DNA chimeras; Ring's not entirely their fault bad week; 53k macs; SFTP on Wordpress; Medieval Times; A Royale in a Tube with Cheese.

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Dec 14, 2019
399: Grouch, Out.
00:56:11

China bans US tech; meme thievery; high tech jobs consolidated in 5 metro areas; Yahoo bungles shutdown; password managers; SleepWatch; video editing lessons; Preacher; Mrs. Maisel; Silicon Valley finale; Ghostbusters are back; Wonder Woman 1984; Outland; the Expanse books; dentists on hoverboards; feedback loop.

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Dec 11, 2019
398: For Your Protection
01:06:49

Disappointment with tech; Uber's appalling safety report; Larry & Sergey leave Google; regulation & driving; DNA testing has peaked; that Peloton ad; TikTok suppressed videos for your own protection; Jason rejoins Facebook, Dave thinks about quitting; precious metal schemes; drunk on a plane & a sofa movie reviews.

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Dec 07, 2019
397: Geeking out With Seth Miranda
00:56:03

Brian is on vacation so Jason sits down with Seth Miranda. Seth is a professional photographer in New York City and is a prolific teacher on social media. Seth was previously the co-host of the Grime Life podcast. They cover cameras, the art of teaching, social media, the grind, and much more.

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Dec 04, 2019
396: Baby Yoda Face Off
00:53:07

Low pay & bad working conditions, yay gig economy; Alexa to get miniaturized; London boots Uber; California's infrastructure problems; Internet kill-switches; we don't have to reveal passwords; NYC creates algorithm czar position; Hail Satan?; Ray Donovan; Paul Rudd squared; the Sandman; Dig Me Out podcast; Musk returns to moron of the week; Baby Yoda do do do do do; feedback.

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Nov 27, 2019
395: We’ll Fix It in Post
01:19:02

Whoops, we screwed up; gig worker revolt; Uber videotaping; Apple repair costs; another self-driving crash; the decade of the grifter; Microsoft Teams; Disney data; Sacha Baron Cohen ADL award; Ring's horrific privacy practices; bluetooth scanners; stalkerware; Descript; 10 years of Angry Birds; Amazon smart shelf; shop Kondo; Musk's truck.

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Nov 23, 2019
394: This Episode Brought to You By...
00:55:37

Our uncool ad strategy; Brave browsing; how Facebook monetizes you; more FB lies; our not-so-smart homes aren't getting any smarter; who owns 3D scans of 3,000 year old art; Disney+ hacked; the Mandalorian; the Crown; Axel Foley; David Chang & famous people eating; "science" supports falling asleep to podcasts; Dan Carlin; Dennis E. Taylor; feedback.

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Nov 20, 2019
393: Peeping Tithingman
00:59:14

Who owns AI art; Disney+ & the Mandelorian; Google banking; YouTube kids content changes; Facebook's internal report; PayPal cuts off Pornhub; Singles Day; border agents can't randomly search phones; getting your big data; couple's disconnect on surveillance; new MacBook Pros; Brave browser; retro Razr returns; wtf.social; Westworld creators take on Gibson; beautiful data.

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Nov 16, 2019
392: Half Man. Half Delorean.
00:57:46

Disney+ growing pains; Facebook lets you tweak UI; Microsoft all in on privacy; smart TV data; Google's Project Nightingale; Apple Card sexism; YouTube owes you nothing; Instagram to hide likes; robot sneaker factories; Twitter drafts a new policy; anonymous Facebook memos; Westworld's immersive promo; Dan Carlin & Bill Bryson books; Uber CEO's whoopsie; feedback.

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Nov 13, 2019
391: Chief Tomfoolery Officer
01:25:45

Fitbit is doomed; Airbnb not a platform in New Jersey anymore; Uber Ads; Bitcoin price manipulation; misleading ads; Coalfire arrests; TikTok and national security; idiot problems; Trend Micro data sales; secret consumer scores; Ring problems; Another Life; skip politics button; the Morning Show; our insider trading policy; magento lemonade; feedback.

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Nov 09, 2019
390: I’ve Fallen and I Can't Get Up
01:05:57

Smart city scale back; Apple moves to more subscriptions; Gawker chaos; 3rd party content moderator calls it quits; Twitter won't take political ads, maybe; Sorkin walks and talks to Zuck; free markets; music piracy down; Will.I.Am's Wink dying; Apple Watch 5 life alerts; car security; VPNs; Echo Buds vs AirPods; cleaning the brain; vampire apocalypse.

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Nov 02, 2019
389: Big Mac is Watching!
01:02:12

Big burger data; blockchain, what is it good for; same-day delivery chaos; Alphabet looking to buy Fitbit; worthless shares; Facebook employees rise; Musk to court; Flash, really; AI banking; the Mandalorian; scary movies; AirPod Pro, now with the same battery; 1.5x movies; facial recognition for porn; sports heroes; feedback.

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Oct 30, 2019
388: Set Visibility to Death
01:10:07

Bezos no longer richest man; Amazon shares down; Zuck goes to congress, gets schooled; Facebook paying for news; face-scanning AI interviews; non-binary in a binary form world; drone killers; firmware hacking; Retina-X fines; SCIF show; DOH! protocol; BBC news goes dark web; life saving Apple Watch; FireTV Cube; Eero; Adobe deals; self-driving rats.

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Oct 26, 2019
387: Cringeworthy
00:56:28

NanoSpamo; WeWork devalued; Libra's continued hurdles; Facebook helping to protect the 2020 US election, no, really, ok maybe not in ads; Google wants to shut down unionization; Amazon injuries; NordVPN hacked; Air Force ditches floppies; tipping Uber; new trailers; free Apple TV+; rebooting AI; Bryson's back; Moviepass zombie charges; feedback.

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Oct 23, 2019
386: Jobsian Slip
01:14:34

Windows, not so bad; Zuckerberg ret-cons Facebook origin story; Netflix misses numbers, faces competition; Amazon ditches Oracle; Zappos ridiculous breach settlement; Nest tightens rules for partners; jail time for tech execs; Samsung fingerprints problems; Fire TV cube; Iomega zip drives; stun sticks; e-rosary; Gen Z doesn't want to hear from you.

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Oct 19, 2019
385: Pump Up the TikTok
00:53:16

Dipping our feet in the UBI waters; Libra, out; Facebook refuses to take down fake ads, looking out users; Uber pink slips; Samsung stops Blue-ray production; yet another scooter company; El Camino; Lost in Space; warp speed is really slow; music, on the blockchain; AMC home streaming; Eon; Brian Grazer; Rebooting AI; SpaceX screws Texas; feedback.

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Oct 16, 2019
384: Jeff-Luc Picard
01:10:52

Dead AirPods; Amazon workers watch footage you let them watch; Dominos loses ADA case; Postmates IPO delayed; Waymo driverless cars are coming, maybe; tech sabotages public safety; Bezos makes it so; Facebook fines pile up; D-link router flaws; Twitter targets ads with phone numbers; scrubbing social media; proper escalator use; Diet Coin.

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Oct 12, 2019
383: Gimme the Damn Coconuts!
00:59:09

Catalina; 23andMe making some guesses; Waymo comes to LA; Deepfakes laws; Russian hackers modify browsers; Picard & The Expanse; IT Chapter 2; Bill Gate's brain; Dead Can Dance; Ali Wong; Han Solo Carbonite Roaster; Disney+ ruins childhood memories; Debbie Harry; Felicia Day; Apple turns someone gay; the origins of Sweden; feedback loop.

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Oct 09, 2019
382: Zuckerberg Blue
01:04:14

WeWork, a struggling non-tech company; cutting scooter brakes; drone-ramming drones; self driving cars, not in my backyard; TikTok says no to political ads; Words With Friends data breach; Google's bad facial recognition tactics; ghost protocols; Yahoo inside job; Fitbit; Undercover out; Microsoft putting on the pressure; we have no idea how this works.

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Oct 05, 2019
381: Self-Deflating Morale
00:56:36

Meat, the new eggs; Facebook leaked audio; Kickstarter says no unions; Musk breaks laws with tweets; online child sex abuse explosion; tech breaking the border; new iPhone hack; uBiome down the toilet; Stranger Things, the Good Place, Mr. Robot; Harry Potter meets Superman; Amazon book price nonsense; feedback loop; Autoblow AI, surprise!

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Oct 02, 2019
380: Echo Chamber
01:06:23

Adventures with Apple; Goop isn't science; Facebook gives up on fixing itself; Uber looking for a pivot, still bad; Amazon wants to write facial recognition rules; tech unicorns not doing well; Match sued; burner emails; right to be forgotten, forgotten; Doordash hack; Ring wants in; DNA data guidelines; all the Alexas.

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Sep 28, 2019
379: Computers Gonna Compute
00:57:31

MoviePass R.I.P; The Daily Show Rip-off; DeepFakes are coming fast; Cloudflare plants trees; AI burns the world; Be Indistractable; Bluetooth gone wild; Snap Conjures Voldemort; Girls named Fred; McDonalds goes AI; Twitter cures financial scams.

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Sep 25, 2019
378: Doctors In a Tube
01:03:39

Hot Apple OS update talk; Wells Fargo stablecoin; naruto run; Alexa crowd-sourcing; Facebook oversight board; Amazon pledges to combat climate change; AI stereotypes; Walmart takes on health care; Descript audio deep fakes; medical information out in the open; private surveillance networks; Fitbit; PortalTV; stand-up specials; Dark Tower, Battlestar Galactica return; oh, Elon.

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Sep 21, 2019
377: I’ll Be Watching You
00:49:03

WeWork overvalued; scraping isn't hacking; Milo & Ryan; Uber layoffs; California disrupts the gig economy, Uber says see you in court; Kickstarter fires union organizers; Facebook warns uses may be unsettled by iPhone privacy change; Replica; stingrays & the White House; simjackers; Jeremy Renner; WeWALK; Spotify acquires Soundbetter; drone coasters; Mountweazels.

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Sep 14, 2019
376: Beardy Robots
00:41:52

More MIT Media Lab; that Equifax settlement; Facebook's cheating, er dating app; please regulate us, says Microsoft; AI coming for small tasks; Walter Mosley quits Star Trek; the Spy; Whitney Cummings; vinyl rising; Korn's podcast; robot priests help your soul; feedback loop.

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Sep 11, 2019
375: Wild Wild West
01:13:44

MIT & Epstein's money; Google & children's privacy; fixing YouTube; Facebook's bad year continues; Yahoo data breach settlement; mental health info sold; facial recognition changes; AI deepfake detection funding; Google's GDPR workaround; ad traction & retargeting needs to change; USB4 is coming; Will Smith in the Matrix.

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Sep 07, 2019
374: Gone Fishin’
00:55:43

Uber & Lyft take a hit; teens & screen time; Apple privacy; Jack Twitter gets "compromised"; Pinterest takes on "vaccine hesitancy"; Amazon brings chaos; Moviepass lays off 1/3 of staff; open-source AI; The Cure's Pasadena Daydream; grumpy ol' Neil Young; the OA; Tony Hawk; drone fishing; feedback loop.

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Sep 04, 2019
373: We’re a Happiness Podcast
00:59:52

Jason’s morning security encounter; Apple fires contractors; Uber & Lyft take more from drivers than they say; BeauBer; Peloton’s insane prospectus; iPhones have been hacked for years; crimes in SPPPPAAAAACCCCCEEE; biometric boarding scans; open-source self-driving; self-lacing shoes, with AI!

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Aug 31, 2019
372: My Little Homies
00:49:49

Messing about with Google; cutting down facial recognition towers; studying digital technology's societal impacts; questionable benefits; ISS has better internet than we do; trusted partners; Another Life; the Great Hack; Star Wars news; Breaking Bad; Your Undivided Attention; Death Row owned by Hasbro; Instagram influencers; Mary Ann; feedback loop.

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Aug 28, 2019
371: Meesa in the Matrix!
01:04:38

CEO shenanigans; the Silicon North; robotexts are coming; that Instagram post; Palantir employee uprising; DoorDash & Scotty Labs; Apple Card & rubbing alcohol; exposed adult site data; MoviePass continues to mess up; DNA data woes; iPhone jailbreaking is back; Blind; the Matrix is reloading; robots in space.

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Aug 24, 2019
370: Weaponized Winona
01:02:00

China retaliates against Cisco; CEOs change corporate accountabilities; banks look to blockchain; IRS wants its crypto-cut; Uber cuts balloons; Facebook moderators in India get pay hike; News tab will be people not AI; Idiocracy coming true; Mrs. Maisel; Jett; the Boys; Stranger Things; Apple media news; Carlin book; Standard Ebooks; biohacking; feedback loop.

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Aug 21, 2019
369: Scroll and Weep
01:09:51

Snooping to improve "AI"; podcasting music; AI exaggerations & lies; WeWork's insane IPO; Google employees "refuse to be complicit," sign petition; robocalls; biometric data exposed; Rekognition; hacking cameras; Null license plate; mission statements; smart home mess; fridge tweets; Mac apps; drinking with Geoffrey.

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Aug 17, 2019
368: Schnitzel On Demand
01:01:14

Ch-ch-changes; no self-driving cars; Taco Hotel; Tesla surveillance; Verizon sells Tumblr; HarmonyOS; Nein, Deliveroo!; turning off the experiment; social media censorship; manual switches; Lord of the Rings; Football; the Boys; the Family; Nein, Sampling!; Shirley Manson; Atomik Vodka; don't self-administer CRISPR; feedback loop.

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Aug 14, 2019
367: The SnuggieNet
01:05:23

Microsoft is listening too, but are we really surprised; 8chan goes peer-to-peer; we need to revisit safe harbor; the techlash has come; a potentially bigger Facebook class-action lawsuit; Amazon warehouse workers do PR; Uber lost billions; ride sharing makes traffic worse; Yelp & Grubhub play dirty; new MacBook & subscriptions; smart lights; hiding from gadgets with gadgets; group sex app leaks location; PacMan Ghosts are AI?

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Aug 10, 2019
366: Spider People
01:02:41

Stop the ladies in the tube recording you; we've had enough, 8chan; Google whack-a-mole with paywalls; "AI" bar systems; e-scooters not so green; Snap wants more money; millennials have no friends; the -yawn- MCU; Sackhoff rules; Idles; spider people; more popcorn SciFi; Blackout; scamming Amazon; feedback loop.

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Aug 07, 2019
365: Supreme Pizza Court
01:36:46

Google and Apple about face on creepy voice recording; Lyft bikes go boom; Facebook reads your mind; YouTube is racialist; Domino's hates the blind; Tesla hates dogs; The FTC hates Amazon and Apple; The best furry ever; Bronies say farewell; Ringworm!

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Aug 03, 2019
364: I Want My 2 Dollars
00:42:02

You have a moral obligation to claim your Equifax money; Uber layoffs; Facebook lied, shocking; Github blocks some foreign developers; Bird loses money, wants more; mobile consolidation; YouTubers unionizing; Tesla streams; anonymizing data does nothing; robotic hands; Sony crowdfunds; Amazon cancels Lore, renews Expanse for season 5; Another Life; Japan approves animal-human hybrids; entitled Tesla owners; feedback loop.

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Jul 31, 2019
363: 99 Cent Store Mushrooms
01:11:03

Food poisoning & the Canadian flu; the harsh Faceapp truth; San Fran plan to fix inequality; Tinder rebels against Google; drone down; neuroscientists take on free will; Picard is back; the Orville goes to Hulu; inheriting text and chat data; Google's useless confidential mode; BlueKeep exploit being sold; to DNA test or not to DNA test, that is the question; feedback loop.

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Jul 27, 2019
362: Naratu Run
00:53:33

We were just kidding, guys; Baader-Meinhof redux; Libra, paused; AI takes over poker, Rubik's cube; Elon Musk wants braiiiins; Apple goes peak podcast; Netflix growth lower than expected; streaming TV costs are piling up; all finances of Bulgaria hacked; Faceapp tempest in a teapot; Dohm; Prime Day deals; Airmail, 1password go subscription; Brian gets DeepBeetlejuiced; Wiener gum.

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Jul 20, 2019
361: Thumbsy Uppies
00:54:55

YouTube's toxic feedback loop; e-scooter death; Facebook's $5 billion wrist-slap; Assange's war room; FBI social media surveillance; streaming eco-footprint; AT&T sued for location data; Jessica Jones; the Grand Tour; Eric Idle; getting to the Moon; interdimensional insurance agent; the Solar War; psychic apps; storming Area 51; feedback loop.

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Jul 17, 2019
360: Slackers
01:17:27

AI in music; Amazon upskill training; Microsoft vs Slack; running your home like a business; Tesla code stealer; T-Mobile arbitration terms of service; be a plumber; the internet cops are here; Zoom; license plate readers; satellite surveillance; Google recordings leaked; flying cars & hair straighteners; Marpac sound machines; Firefox; investing in Lego.

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Jul 13, 2019
359: 19% Upside?
00:51:43

Apple to fix keyboards; Amazon owns everything; ICE mines driver's licenses for facial recognition; Congress wants to halt Libra; Uber and labor unions meeting; bad optics; Chinese surveillance apps; AI recreates the universe, we don't know how; Running from Cops; Spotify Bacon; Stranger Things; Shaft; Blade Runner bar; Howard Stern; crypto ponzi; immigrants taking American jobs; Something Awful; 8chan; predictive policing; feedback.

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Jul 10, 2019
358: Inverted Schulmeister
01:07:04

China shuts down podcasts; deepfakes & deepnudes; free TV; we don't own anything; Huawei; outsourcing the important things; Black Mirror; Picard; id Software; Sandman; Pessimists & Cops; Children of Time & the Traveler; Arby's Megetables; NASA tapes; check your beer; feedback.

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Jul 02, 2019
357: Precious Little Dolphins
01:06:23

Civic duty; Bill Gates calls for regulation of platforms; Jony Ive; Reddit & Twitter reign in Trump; border crossings; facial recognition bans; Facebook's digital ID push; NASA hacked; heartbeat recognition; secret surveillance scores; aggression detection; doomsday preppier profiles; sous vide; robocalls; if we only had a brain.

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Jun 29, 2019
356: CRISPR Bacon
00:53:15

Regulating Big Tech; cost of an ad-free internet; Facebook class action continues; Amazon pays no taxes, AT&T gets tax breaks, no repercussions; Google's Be Internet Awesome; gaming Maps; new Firefox; Spotify wants its money back; the Chef Show; Pessimists Podcast; Alien III; Vertigo Comics; Children of Time; can't stop the CRISPR; all the beer; feedback.

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Jun 26, 2019
355: Phone Bones
01:03:42

Are phones making us horny; Quibi & Kodi; Slack IPO; YouTube considers change; is the problem content moderation or people; Comcast breaks law 445,000 times; porn-id brexit; Cellebrite breaks iPhones; LinkedIn scans; ransomware payments; Apple & Best Buy; Harry Potter: Wizards Unite; Roli LUMI; Ikea smart blinds.

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Jun 22, 2019
354: Viva Le Libra!
01:17:26

Questions about Facebook crypto Libra; going low tech to fight surveillance; photoshopping women into tech; Meeker's trends; Jessica Jones; lyric battles; the reality of being a musician; CDs are back; Huawei; Fall, or Dodge in Hell; the impossible whopper; Musk quits Twitter, not really; feedback loop, we killed ThinkGeek. 

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Jun 19, 2019
353: Reality Apathy
01:05:26

Rosy retrospection & validation; income disparity; the platform excuse is dying; what did Zuck know & when did he know it; Uber's path of destruction; Fiverr goes public; express yourself; content moderation & irony; we told you so; Amazon Alexa & consent; eavesdropping apps; #notellmotelchallenge; deepfakes, Lyrebird & laws; hacked minidiscs.

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Jun 15, 2019
352: The Quibi Must Flow
01:02:24

Yet another streaming service; broadcast regulation & the internet; gaming the algorithm; Airdropping kids; busting deepfakes; Maker Faire needs help; Ghostbusting Lebowski; bizarre bundles; the spice will be flowing; Mars (of which the Moon is a part); Beebs vs Cruise; feedback loop.

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Jun 12, 2019
351: Let Them Poke Cake
01:18:52

Politicians don't understand big tech; more e-scooter madness; Uber-copters; Facebook internal revolt; YouTube's baffling enforcement of it's policies; the no-tell motel challenge; iPhone fraud; police building surveillance network with Ring; sign-in with Apple; Oura Ring; mobile browsers; mecha-hand Bezos.

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Jun 08, 2019
350: Cangaroooooo!
01:04:34

Tech don't care; more unintended consequences; FTC, DOJ mull tech antitrust; blitzup bop; Hyperloop, scaled down; Apple news; iTunes is dead, finally; YouTube's pedophilia algorithm is a feature, not a problem; Deadwood wrap-up; Good Omens; Britpop; Factfulness; feedback loop.

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Jun 05, 2019
349: Pika-Poo
01:07:59

Space nets; Amazon goes to NYC; FCC takes on robocalls; selling your data; Uber eats bigger than rides; Cameo celeb shout outs; running out of spectrum; gaming Wikipedia & Google images; database of banned bar patrons; what's on your iPhone doesn't stay there; the Alexa forget loop; Pokemon sleep; Duet; Cryptokitties & dapps; tech philanthropy; freedom gas.

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Jun 01, 2019
348: No Country for No Men
00:57:39

Power washers & smart hotels; orbital junk; Zuck says screw you, Canada; Amazon's small supplier purge; ba-Zynga; Google's shadow work force; robocall bill; Deadwood; GOT BTS; Rim of the World; The Church on the Cure; History of Horror; Cory Doctorow; Ark Encounter rain damage; self-entitled Cha Cha Matcha; functionally extinct; feedback loop.

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May 29, 2019
347: Meh ¯\(ツ)/¯
01:02:44

Facebook removes billions of fake accounts; CrossFit leaves FB & IG; Apple privacy-preserving ads; Amazon investors reject all that's good and holy; gamifying work; security fatigue; how is GDPR doing; Snapchat's SnapLion; tracking on the tube; delivery robots; disrupting dining; $800 million pizzas; Dave's got trouble, right here in River City.

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May 25, 2019
346: A Honeycomb and a Jackass
00:51:47

Gmail tracks your purchases; Instagram influencer data scrape exposed; don't advertise your criminal services; China may be getting drone data; the Big Bang, Game of Thrones finales; Rammstein & Bad Religion; Chernobyl, Succession & Downton Abbey; Everything is F*cked; logical fallacies; Murderbot Diaries; Man Gooped, duped; getting into cybersecurity; feedback loop.

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May 22, 2019
345: Farewell Tard
01:04:07

We lose our spirit animal; do we really like privacy; where's our manuals; Twitter sets policies; Wing delivery in Finland; smart walls; Señorita needs a Margarita; San Fran bans facial recognition; end to end encryption, cryptocurrency not as safe as you think; Alexa Guard; Quora; mobile podcasting gear; smart strollers; boozeless bars; spice up your life.

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May 19, 2019
344: Dorf on Glue
01:09:24

Uber's unsurprising IPO; airport facial recognition; Facebook steps up for moderators; Google backs out of the cloud; Amazon get cash, cashiers; fear-based social media; Amazon's automation plan; be a delivery entrepreneur; Game of Thrones; the Wandering Earth; old man's festivals; Adam Savage; the Daily Stoic; feedback.

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May 16, 2019
343: A Whimsical Dream
00:50:37

The big business of loneliness; high decibel drones; pseudo science; living with smart devices; Amazon & big business; Alexa eavesdropping; Facebook reads your posts; AI Clippy; Microsoft news; Netflix tweets; bundle battles; the Predator; Daniel Suarez; humans are horrible; Winterfell's Starbucks; feedback loop.

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May 09, 2019
342: Fortress of Loneliness
01:21:12

The dark of war; unionization efforts in tech; Facebook’s new push to “privacy” & problems with “AI”; Google’s voodoo doll avatars; bored lonely angry stupid; conspiracy correlation matrix; Latch problems; no more getting lost; respect my authority!; what does delete & privacy mean; Apple iPad & pencil; sound machines; the case against dark mode; wood wide web.

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May 06, 2019
341: Pizza or Pancreas
00:58:07

Slack warns investors; Sinemia calls it quits; Facebook's White Walkers; drone parts delivery; give us our walls; Land Rover crypto; Twitter is not America; the Long (very dark) Night; Endgame; the Orville & Gotham finales; surveillance capitalism; magical realism; ads in spaaaaaaaaace; feedback.

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May 02, 2019
340: Spoiler Alert, Everyone Dies
01:10:27
How to hide from AI survelliance; Amazon tracking workers; Facebook hit with 3 privacy fines in one day; Twitter Jack meets Trump; Slack goes public; FB $5 billion FTC fine; Instagram & influencers; Musk's Tesla promise; Google Wing drone delivery approved; Amazon Alexa privacy issues; bad passwords; loud restaurants; Cryptokicks; eviction fluids. Show notes at https://gog.show/340 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 30, 2019
339: Let Them Eat Cake
00:56:04
Capitalism in crisis; viva la revolution; shutting down social media; rejecting Silicon Valley education; Facebook antitrust case; Alexa, let me tell you about my mother; firefighting drones; the Spiderverse; punk podcasts; ex-goth President; feedback; more eggs; 555; AI beer; San Fran's poop patrol.  Show notes at https://gog.show/339 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 25, 2019
338: Farting in the Wind
00:35:10
Ethics alone can't fix tech; 20 years since Columbine; India leads the world in internet shutdowns; the tyranny of Arial; UK porn block; Pinterest is a legit business, guys; Mueller report on CD-ROM; Facebook forgot millions of Instagram passwords were unencrypted; Google dragnet; Hover; universe's oldest molecule; dead pig brain functions restored; by Grabthar's Hammer! Show notes at https://gog.show/338 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 22, 2019
337: Semper Malevolum
01:05:24
Flickr login freedom; scooter body counts; Star Wars goes VR; Facebook VR avatars; EU passes copyright law; UK pushes privacy for under 18s; tour Amazon fulfillment centers; we get more dystopian every day; Apple wins in Spotify's battle with songwriters; the alt-Hoff; Game of Thrones; Disney+; Love, Death & Robots; growth hacking; QR tattoos; feedback; Hi, iFixit! Show notes at https://gog.show/337 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 18, 2019
336: You'll Get Used to It
01:14:43
Lyft & Uber IPOs; Amazon minimum wage challenge; Google Calendar & Hangout spam; China calls bitcoin "seriously wasted resources"; drone delivery is a go; Assange arrested; robocalls & ringless voicemails; hotel data leaks; Amazon is listening; Activision is tracking employee sex lives; Spotify & Hulu; BBEdit; Adobe alternatives; Clean My Mac; black holes; moon crashes; space is hard & dangerous. Show notes at https://gog.show/336 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 15, 2019
335: Putting the F-U in FUN
01:06:31
Is it good or bad, again; big telecoms suppressing fast internet; accountable & ethical AI: Facebook tracks you after deactivation; Lyft threatens Morgan Stanley; sharing Netflix passwords; Tesla Sentry Mode; bye bye app economy; shoe gazing returns; Shyamalan fail; Zucked; burning scooters; get a job, Influencers; feedback. Show notes at https://gog.show/335 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 11, 2019
334: Shrodinger's Cancer
01:10:51
Amazon & Whole Paycheck; AI ethics; the Internet Archive; political texts; Australia's knee jerk reaction; 996.icu; Snap ads; Tesla's autopilot; scooter news; privacy for plants & birds; bumbling Chinese spies; malware created cancer nodes; more exposed databases; eradicating stalkerware; Scrivner; Apple's charging mat killed; burrito blankets.  Show notes at http://gog.show/334 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 08, 2019
333: Halfway to Hell
01:10:04
Remembrance of internets past; what is tech ethics; Lyft stock rises, tanks; EU won't wreck internet; Zuck asks for government help; Google employee backlash; Apple shifts to rentier creep; YouTube lets YouTube go wild; the Dirt; Twilight Zone; the Cure; the Fourth Realm; things have changed; you don't own your health data; feedback. Show notes at http://gog.show/333 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 04, 2019
332: 3 Hots and a Cod
01:18:23
Social media & memory; Facebook bans white nationalism; HUD charges FB with discrimination; Article 13; hedge funs don't believe in Lyft; Twitter considering labeling Trump; the gloaming web; ditching credit card numbers; Grindr a national security risk; AirBnb hidden camera problems; Wasabi; love on the old school internet; Kale. Show notes at http://gog.show/332 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Apr 01, 2019
331: Flat Bubbles
01:28:25
Digital shabbat follow-up; AI for the American People; Psychedelic Warlords; podcast news; Alexa in the hospital; LA fights for e-scooter data; burn out in China's Silicon Valley; drunk shopping; McDonald's big data buy; YouTube cancels big-budget originals; the Dirt; Apple's services; art matters; manufactured nostalgia; time keeps on slipping away. Show notes at http://gog.show/331 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 28, 2019
330: Bush League
01:32:20
Our 6 year anniversary; Florida Man meme; escooter fatalities; everything is good, no wait bad; FCC's commenting problem; Myspace blanked; Moviepass does not understand unlimited; Patreon goes Pro; EU fines Google, again; Clint Watts; AI art & memories of KPT Bryce; Facebook's plaintext passwords; Bill & Ted; the fall of Theranos; Apple product drop; Digital Minimalism; Shabbat Shalom. Show notes at http://gog.show/330 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 25, 2019
329: Patines Del Diablo
01:04:20
Continuing Facebook fiascos; unionize, podcasters; the devil's skates; Apple takes Spotify to task; who's worse, Zuck or Dorsey; Telegram rises; a "dirty little secret" IBM scrapes legal photos; BreedReady Chinese databases; a year after Cambridge Analytica; DARPA's open source voting system; Harry Potter-Go; Leo-based infographics; breakthroughs in sound; tactical sporks. Show notes at http://gog.show/329 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 18, 2019
328: Slanderous & Unnecessary
01:11:46
CDC studying e-scooters; Warren's Tech Antitrust Plan; Facebook fighting on all fronts now; Apple's video service; Lucky Palmer Luckey; inside Twitter's health plan; Amazon ousts merchants, caught selling counterfeits of books, again; Shockwave gone; cash in stores; Carolla; Umbrella Academy; the Spy & the Traitor; hipster fail; Tim/Apple double & triple down. Show notes at http://gog.show/328 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 14, 2019
327: The King is Dead, Long Live the King
01:05:39
Amazon gets subsidy to move into Arlington County; scooters sued in San Diego; UK requires age verification for porn; the last time unprofitable companies went public; almost half of AI startups have no AI; Airbnb buys hotel company; US & Mexico tracking journalists; Facebook's pivot to privacy; Alphabet's cybersecurity; charging stands; transient anuses & penis enlargement; good ol' Tim Apple. Show notes at http://gog.show/327 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 11, 2019
326: Whiskey in the Morning
01:00:27
Net Neutrality back on the table; Lyft growing, losing $1 billion; Workism; Google wage equality's surprising twist; China's social credit score in action; Tesla's Model 3; Jibo out; YouTube culture; winter is coming; Discovery & the Orville; New Order; podcasting industry changes; alcohol, coffee and fat is good for you; feedback. Show notes at http://gog.show/326 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 07, 2019
325: One Hot Pocket at a Time
01:13:30
E-Scooter braking problems; Facebook's clear history tool & "stablecoin"; FTC takes on tech, finally; Amazon pulls out of Seattle; government finally looking at "we're just a platform"; get those lithium-ion batteries off of planes; some Star Wars tangents; what big data actually can predict; TikTok gets fined for the children; cooler tracking and a call to action; lint in your port; Luminar; BBQ Fyre. Show notes at http://gog.show/325 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Mar 04, 2019
324: Down with the CRISPR
01:10:50
Unintended CRISPR consequences; YouTube, Bill Gates takes on anti-vaxxers; facial recognition regulations; Stamps.com (not an ad); scooter software glitches; HoloLens; Ev out from Twitter; BMW's AI; the horrible lives of moderators; Vice; Clear & Vivid; Abducted in Plain Sight; hand jobs; Grumpy Old Marxists. Show notes at http://gog.show/324 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 28, 2019
323: This One Goes to 11G
01:00:58
Digital ads take over traditional; Zuck explains ad-free Facebook isn't simple; NASA bringing drone traffic control; Trump brings us... 6G?; latest list of dildos that steal your personal data; a peek into Chinese surveillance state; Google's forgotten microphones; Emojis in court; GetFact; Consarn Dad-Sizzle St. Boogar! Show notes at http://gog.show/323 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 25, 2019
322: VINDICATION!
01:07:59
On Twitter, delete = set visibility to zero; Open Markets against monopolies; AI fake faces; Google's shell corps; UK wants to regulate Facebook; don't give Instagram your credit card; RIP Oppy the Mars Rover; Oscar screeners; Netflix completes Marvel purge; Darknet Diaries; hygiene guide; feedback loop; Disintegration is the best album ever. Show notes at http://gog.show/322 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 23, 2019
321: Contact!
01:14:16
Regulation matters, mostly; Facebook multi-billion fine; Amazon pulls out of NYC; rejecting side hustles; conversational Twitter; not all fun and memes; Blizzard layoffs; 500px hacked; police & Ring Neighborhoods; smartwatches; LoveSync; cilantro rice & air fried steaks; vintage magic kingdom photos. Show notes at http://gog.show/321 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 19, 2019
320: Thanks, I Hate It
01:00:48
Living without the tech giants; what does delete mean with Facebook; America first in AI; Paris sues Airbnb; Mars One is dead; more scooter disasters; Generation Wealth; MASH; Carolla news girl podcasts; Deadly Class; John Twelve Hawks frees your mind; people don't trust the blockchain. Show notes at http://gog.show/320 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 14, 2019
319: The United States of Apathy
01:05:49
Facebook fatigue; scooter injuries; Bezos Fire Stick; the Grammies & Oscars out of touch; facial recognition self-regulation; Silicon Valley tax avoidance; Snap, Twitter & manipulating the numbers; bounty hunters accessing GPS data for years; Germany takes on Facebook; screen-recording apps; bug bounties; China's privacy conundrum; bacon, eggs & the 101.  Show notes at http://gog.show/319 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 11, 2019
318: Sweet Dreams
01:09:12
The American dream; Google raking it in; self-aware robot overlords; Snopes checks out of Facebook; your brain off social media; Slack goes public; Russia outlaws fake news; the end of crypto; self-driving parking; Gotti; Jim Jefferies; Sex Education; Russian Doll; Crash test girl; Load of Goop; feedback loop. Show notes at http://gog.show/318 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 07, 2019
317: Is That An Arm In Your Pocket?
01:09:16
Cutting out the big five; Apple spanks Facebook & Google; nothing seems to hurt Facebook; people really don't care about their privacy; execs scoot out of Lime; Buzzfeed's unpaid UGC; get some sleep and don't detox; Japan's hacking IoT devices; xDedic shut down; global police after DDoS buyers; smart lightbulbs; Okillly Dokilly. Show notes at http://gog.show/317 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Feb 04, 2019
316: Balldazzled
01:06:34
Facebook furor; Davos reveals our AI future; data saving except for ads; Huawei charged; electric scooters are dangerous, shocking; scoot scooping; Net Neutrality benefits don't exist; the Punisher; Ted Bundy; the Passage; the Dropout; the Traveler; Digital Minimalism; reply all apocalypse; let them eat cold goat. Show notes at http://gog.show/316 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 31, 2019
315: Under Pressure
01:07:20
The tech revolt; Netflix stats; Buzzfeed, HuffPo, Gannett lay off journalists; flagging fake news; Moviepass is back; Rekognition is biased; Pledge Music out of other people’s money; Facebook’s “facts”; the Cyber Diplomacy Act; Facebook Show notes at http://gog.show/315 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 28, 2019
314: Everyone is Garbage
01:05:27
Unintended consequences; targets & metrics; scooters & word salad; Google GDPR fine; DNS hijacking; resistance is futile agains social media; WhatsApp fights fake news; Facebook ethics; no escaping Amazon; Fyre fyre burning bright; new shows; YouTube channel mergers; check out the big hands on Brad. Show notes at http://gog.show/314 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 24, 2019
313: All I See is Hitler
01:11:53
Seriously, that new Slack logo; Apple & Microsoft fight the good fight; YouTube bans dangerous pranks & challenges; Tidal, like everyone, fakes stats; Netflix price hike; Google trolls the EU; Snap falls, again; the MegaBreach; Oklahoma's not OK; feds can't force phone unlock; voice automation in cars; pink-slipped robots; your package is here. Show notes at http://gog.show/313 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 21, 2019
312: Red Hot Chili Tomatoes
00:50:40
Worldwide data grabs; sunscreen & science; I am the eggman; Bird censoring; WeChat about Chinese dystopias; now that's a spicy CRISPR tomato; AI translation; Bird Box challenges; suing Bandersnatch; inst@famous; Clear & Vivid; Star Trek timelines; approval junkies; fully immersive toilet experiences. Brought to you by Privacy.com. Go to http://privacy.com/gog for up to $5 off your first purchase. Show notes at http://gog.show/312 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 17, 2019
311: Fursona Non Grata
01:09:50
Patreon isn't just a platform; wherefore art tho, fiber internet; mommy blogging; Amazon ad strategy; ghosting government style; data suckers; bounty hunting phones; Amazon Ring whistleblower; Apple trolls at CES; Ikea expands their IoT; Air fryers are the new Instant Pots; Antimatter podcasts; Millennial burnout; peeing on Cheerios. Show notes at http://gog.show/311 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 14, 2019
310: Spark Grumpiness
00:50:00
Sparking joy & saying thank you; AI happiness nudging; 23andMe makes a deal with a drug giant; German leaks; Apple to become a service; WeWork rebrands; Travelers; Aquaman, Ocean's 8, The Predator; A Simple Favor; Starbuck is back; smells like litigation; Space Odysseys; skateboard sharing; smart condoms; people are horrible. Show notes at http://gog.show/310 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 10, 2019
309: Stay Furry
01:31:15
Drone crazy; BanderBirdSnatchBox; Ellison's questionable home decor; Apple in China; Facebook philanthropy; shocking, most of the internet is fake; deep dive into non-lethal force; earthquake apps; Childhood's End; the cable guy; #Watergate & PLATO; grumpy is good for you; sometimes you get sad. Show notes at http://gog.show/309 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 07, 2019
308: Merry Crapulence
01:12:05
Holiday cheer & good wishes abound in our final episode of the year; Netflix slides into your DMs; for once, Facebook made sense; WhatsApp moderation problems; Target targets Amazon; Pinterest goes public; copyright infringement; defining cybersecurity; a weasel, a baguette & the glitch in the Matrix. Sponsored by eero! Get $100 off the ‘eero base unit and 2 beacons package’ and a year of eero Plus, by visiting http://eero.com/gog and at checkout enter gog! Show notes at http://gog.show/308 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 24, 2018
307: Alexa, I’m Leaving
00:55:54
Facebook's bad policies continue, but hey, blockchain; Russian social media influence; Wikipedia's "nuclear option"; Verizon writes off Oath; Grumpy Old Birds; secondhand MP3s; Alexa Guard; teasers & trailers; 2010; WallCoin; glitter bombs & Bambi. http://gog.show/307 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 20, 2018
306: VanderZanden Event Horizon
01:19:49
Dipping into the genetic pool; Airbnb regulations; Lyft & Uber's bad business models; Bird is not the word; taxing texts; piracy gone wild on YouTube; crypto's very bad year; Facebook screws up, again; employee spying; Taylor Swift facial recognition crowd monitoring; Boomoji boom; printers still suck; blue light is blinding us. Brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order go to hover.com/gog! Brought to you by Hopsy Go to tryhopsy.com/gog and use promo code gog. Terms and conditions apply. Show notes at http://gog.show/306 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 17, 2018
305: Stay Classy
01:08:36
A whopper of a deal; walled gardens coming down; app tracking data; Uber has a whistleblower; learning to code; AI dystopia or utopia; bird in the water; Russell Brand; Avengers; Anchorman – Jason loves lamp; Def Leppard & Depeche Mode; a real mechanical Russian turk; feedback loop. Show notes at http://gog.show/305 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 13, 2018
304: Grumpy Old Furries
01:37:19
We learn something new about an old friend; Predictim doesn't; Australia passes stupid encryption law; Tumblr bans porn; Facebook has been doing exactly what we all thought they were; robots gone wild; license plate tracking; quantum crackers; Face ID spoofing in furs; instascam of the week. Show notes at http://gog.show/304 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 10, 2018
303: Sigh
01:18:59
We're good for you; can you quit Amazon; touchscreens full of feces; Tesla's troubles; Buster Scruggs; Bodyguard, Homeland & Ron Burgandy; Christmas songs for Goths; moron DJs twerking; more scooters; a real use for the blockchain; hot browser talk. Show notes at http://gog.show/303 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 06, 2018
302: Security Badgers
01:24:44
Come on bring the rage; tech enters meatspace; Tesla logs a billion miles; Google, Amazon & Microsoft employees push back, wherefore art tho Facebook employees; Airbnb "invents" hotels; fake science; Marriott 1/2 billion breach; your mattress has a privacy policy; Montgomery Scotch. Bought to you by Betterment. Our listeners can get up to 1 year managed free by visiting https://betterment.com/gog Show notes at http://gog.show/302 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Dec 03, 2018
301: Useful Idiots
00:56:25
Facebook admissions; everyone's an influencer; fake trumps real; Russia fines Google; holiday tech talk; GPS as a tech prosthetic; Elon goes to Mars; Ohio wants your bitcoin; no collusion; Singularity Trap; ban billionaires; normalizing new age; pooping legos. Brought to you by Privacy. Get up to $5 off your first purchase. Signup in under a minute with your debit or checking account at https://privacy.com/gog Show notes at http://gog.show/301 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 29, 2018
300: Tonight, We Dine in Hell!
00:54:09
Our 300th episode; Amazon's amazing deal; science FTW; data leaks don't cost enough; Instagram crackdown; Apple Maps and sharing map data; Snap's new spectacles; Bitcoin has new low; Justified Ancients of Mu Mu; Tay-tay; Lower Decks; Narcos; Patriot; adulting; but her emails. Brought to you by Privacy. Get up to $5 off your first purchase. Signup in under a minute with your debit or checking account at https://privacy.com/gog Show notes at http://gog.show/300 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 22, 2018
299: Donate Your Data Today!
01:15:50
Self-driving car futurism; Facebook's REALLY bad week; Lime car dump; cities dance for Amazon; Snap subpoena; Indiegogo changes the model; WeWork starts a school; Bitcoin hard fork selloff; Kars4Kids breach; creepy holiday gadgets; ya basic, Microwave; Amazon turns over Echo recordings; back your data up, moron. Brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to http://hover.com/gog Brought to you by Hopsy. Go to http://tryhopsy.com/gog and use promo code gog to get the SUB home draft machine, 2 mini-kegs of beer, 2 Hopsy glasses and free membership in the monthly beer Club for $99. Terms and conditions apply. Show notes at http://gog.show/299 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 19, 2018
298: Excelsior!
01:04:22
Twitter on fire; deep fakes going mainstream; get rid of that red dot; Amazon to sell (most) Apple; Snapchat still hemorrhaging employees; Iron Fist; Salt Fat Acid Heat; more Star Trek is coming; fires destroy movie & TV history; HotnHairy72; Threatin rocks! This episode is brought to you by Privacy. Use Privacy virtual cards, and get up to $5 off your first purchase. Signup in under a minute with your debit or checking account at http://privacy.com/gog! Show notes at http://gog.show/298 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 15, 2018
297: Double Rage Latte
01:11:00
That doctored video; LA is burning; #GoogleWalkout working; Big Blue on the 'chain; Facebook discovers lying; Ev Williams is a hypocrite; Bird corrals; Amazon: kill & replicate; USPS Informed Delivery; you can tell by the way they walk; Microsoft sounds facial recognition warning; Dubai's flying motorcycles. Show notes at http://gog.show/297 This episode is sponsored by eero! Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’ and a year of eero Plus, by visiting eero.com/gog and at checkout enter gog! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 12, 2018
296: Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior
00:48:28
Oh, Facebook, not again; virtual goes brick & mortar; internet freedom in decline; Google walkout for "real change"; humans are getting botlike; Bird suing cities; House of Cards; Daredevil; Spotify banks on podcasting; Robert Greene; the Winklevi; HQ trivia; spice up your life! The Grumpy Old Geeks prefer Private Internet Access for all your VPN needs! Show notes at http://gog.show/296 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 08, 2018
295: Vitamin Melanoma
01:13:02
We take the red pill; scooters killed Kenny; WeWork while WeDrink; scanning actors; AI stories; the sun giveth, taketh away; Wyden's smart privacy plan; Siri on Helium; smart thermometers; truth machines at the border; turn off autocorrect; instascams; adulting classes. Show Notes at http://gog.show/295 This episode is brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to https://hover.com/gog and get your domain on! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 05, 2018
294: We Broke the World
01:10:55
The digital gap; alt-right on the blockchain; Twitter's still too late; Silicon Valley vs the homeless; Google & Amazon employee rebellions; radicalizing the world; Daredevil; Discworld's punk-rock Watch; Massive Attack Banksy tour; Muderbots; bottled air; feedback loop! Show notes at http://gog.show/294 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Nov 01, 2018
293: Data Industrial Complex
00:48:51
Blockchain as a service; Tim Cook vs the Data Industrial Complex; class action lawsuits against scooters, social media; Tesla's Boring good week; self-driving ethics; let Google teach your kids; Trump's phone; jQuery zero-day; pop-up elections; Bing; Shreddies. Show notes at http://gog.show/293 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 29, 2018
292: Ethical Old Geeks
00:53:38
Apple data; Lime life; AI, Silicon Valley & ethics; holistic cybersecurity; drone armies; salaries on the blockchain; Disgraceland; Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage & Netflix; Quincy; coddling the American mind; Dungeons & Dragons; Lestat; Assange; Orinoco Flow. Show notes at http://gog.show/292 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 25, 2018
291: Disambiglyuationess
01:01:40
Disambiguation & this week in dystopia; Disney drones; streaming leading to piracy; Amazon poaching eBay; Facebook's pivot to video lie; Uber Works; virtual empathy; a real use for blockchain; Apple vs Bloomberg; whisper mode; insects are disappearing; don't look, Marion! Sponsored by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to hover.com/gog and get your domain on!  For FREE bacon, FREE shipping, and $20 off your first box, go to ButcherBox.com/gog enter promo code gog. Show notes at http://gog.show/291 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 22, 2018
290: The Other Shoe
00:59:28
Nice guys finish last; Legend or Loser?; RIP Paul Allen; Russians scrape faces off Facebook; IRC turns 30; your DNA is out there; Magic Leap may be a leap, someday; Good Omens; Music Modernization Act; Pod Save America; 99 Cents; My god, it's full of stars. This episode is brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to hover.com/gog and get your domain on! This episode is brought to you by ButcherBox. For FREE bacon, FREE shipping, and $20 off your first box, go to ButcherBox.com/gog enter promo code gog. Show notes at http://gog.show/290 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 19, 2018
289: Tanqueray Beavers
01:08:28
Reddit dumpster fire; fitness trackers on bananas; Google has AI Principles!; Amazon's sexist AI; Lime's sour grapes; scooter hacking; SnapTV; a billion points of hacked data; more Bloomberg & China; lady in a tube security & lack thereof; brutalist web design; should this thing be smart? This episode is brought to you by RXBAR. For 25% off your first order, visit RXBAR.com/gog and enter Promo Code GOG at checkout. Show notes at http://gog.show/289 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 17, 2018
288: Ten Times the Nerve
00:57:31
SpaceX launch; police use Fitbit data; IoT privacy, botnets & California; Google+ gone; your Smart Speaker friends; Facebook Portal, Verizon's lies; Bird delivery; SnapCrap; Mr. Bean; Jawbreaker; Banksy; listener feedback; we have reached peak stupid. Show notes at http://gog.show/288 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 11, 2018
287: 20 Grand Wang
01:01:33
California vs Everyone; Presidential Texts; Coinbase; Ponzi schemes on the blockchain; Uber income; Path shuts down; the Mandalorian; forced face unlock; China's chips & dips; Instagram location; Alexa audio hacks; Russians vs Star Wars; giant skull asteroids. Show notes at http://gog.show/287 This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks is sponsored by eero! Get $100 off the ‘Eero base unit and 2 beacons package’ and a year of eero Plus, by visiting eero.com/gog and at checkout enter gog! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 08, 2018
286: Back With Another One of Those Blockchain Beats
01:08:12
Leave Facebook, if you dare; Amazon wage increase; Musk SEC settlement; CA sued for Net Neutrality Bill; Devil's Triangle; shoe gazing supergroup; Tea & booze with the Dames; the Notorious RBG; Joan Jett; Molly's Game; Blockchain for Brexit, Lettuce & Life; Incept: Web 4.0? Show notes at http://gog.show/286 This episode is brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to hover.com/gog and get your domain on! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 04, 2018
285: Don't Go Breaking My Heart
01:07:17
Migraines & wet brains; the mess of measurements; SEC sues Musk; Stories, stories & more stories; DNA playlists; blockchain voting; Uber wins then loses; workers lose then win; Assange out; OpSec; facial scanning; Facebook's shadow contact info & network breach; instascams! Show notes at http://gog.show/285 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Oct 01, 2018
284: Dark Mode Nipple Patch
01:11:08
Dark mode Mojave; ChairGate2018; IoT California Bill; microtasking & gig economy problems; SiriusXM & Pandora; Instagram's not CEO leaving; NYT sues FCC; our Mosquito overlords; Tenacious D; Picard; Dan Rather; Dark Matter leaves us hanging; don't steal GPS devices; sexy Handmaids. Show notes at http://gog.show/284 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit privacy.com/gog! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 28, 2018
283: Hi, Victim.
01:04:26
Banning memes; Bird vs Pentagon; Ticketmaster scandal; BitCoin bug; Cody Wilson; building for addiction; Podcasting industry collapse; the National Cyber Strategy (on WordPress); Magecart; Tiger Text; onanism; dash cams; Amazon Alexa products; damn good burgers. Show notes at http://gog.show/283 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 24, 2018
282: An Apple Under My Butt
01:08:27
Disappearing digital "purchases"; meme-checking AIs that work, maybe; Twitter goes chronological; drunk shopping economy; the Emmys; Coen Brothers yee-haw; let's get goth; Iron Fist 2; Play Bigger; X-Files answers; all kinds of feedback; Whoa! Alright! Show notes at http://gog.show/282 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit privacy.com/gog! This episode is brought to you by RXBAR. For 25% off your first order, visit RXBAR.com/gog and enter Promo Code GOG at checkout.   See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 20, 2018
281: The InterCops
01:10:59
Meet-cute; AI finds aliens; real X-Files; EU passes Copyright Directive, breaks internet; the Great Crypto Crash; Kimmel hates Bird; piling on Tesla; you own nothing; JPEG on the blockchain; Apple kills Fitbit; Trend Micro oops; rules of Cyberwar; mSpy, again. Show notes at http://gog.show/281 This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks is sponsored by eero! Go to eero.com and use the promo code GOG at checkout to get FREE NEXT DAY SHIPPING TO THE US AND CANADA! This episode is brought to you by Hover. For 10% off your first order head over to hover.com/gog and get your domain on! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 17, 2018
280: People Are the Bottlenecks
00:54:12
Fireside follow-up; creepy TVs; Zuck ain't enough; Uber safety; Snapchat's slow steady decline; OCR is now AI; Adware removal tools spying; dangerous drones; drunk on a plane movie reviews; yes, the Orville; deleting your social media; feedback loop; crypto ball! Show notes at http://gog.show/280 This episode is brought to you by Privacy. For a free $5 credit visit privacy.com/gog! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 13, 2018
279: Live from Fireside 2018
00:37:42
Coming to you live in front of a studio audience from the 2018 Fireside Conference in Canada, where the milk comes in bags and the vodka comes in cans; AI buzzword bingo; what not to do as a start up; Elon Musk, up in smoke; Stop BEZOS Act; you can't give away crypto; white hats go rogue; send in the mounties! Show notes at http://gog.show/279 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 10, 2018
278: A Sinking Ship Brings Down All Boats
00:56:19
Rejected by Instagram; Petro nonexistent; genesis of the gig economy; unpaid moderators & "volunteers"; Facebook's private groups; UBI is hard; robot-safe jobs; NASA product endorsements; Follow This; ASMR; Mr. Robot goes offline; Jaron Lanier; we gotta fight, for our right, to scoooooter! Show notes at http://gog.show/278 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 06, 2018
277: I Am A Cautionary Tale
01:08:32
Google's Rigged!; the dangers of opt-out; FTC investigating crowdfunding; Amazon vs Bernie; Yahoo still reading your email; NotPetya, cyberwar; McAfee hacked, again; everything's better on the blockchain; Alexa & Santa Claus; Nikon; Instagram verification; smart tattoos. http://gog.show/277 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 03, 2018
276: Perfectly Imperfect
00:57:18
AirBnb sues for you; border phone seizures; Musk steps back; YouTube boxers; Mozilla data tracking; Big Bang Burnout; Foundation is coming; Preacher; Upgrade; Nirvana live; the Divine Comedy; Hollywood nannies; watching nothing on Twitch; run, journalist, run! Show notes at http://gog.show/276 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 30, 2018
275: Now With More Breasts
00:58:28
Nobody trusts Twitter or Facebook, what is Snapchat doing? WeWork; we're all screwed; reputation scores; the anti-VPN; moderating billions; hacking insider trading; DNC hacked, wait, nope; Reality Winner; Spyware exposed; Screens4; Brizzly; water on the moon; dancing on your grave. Show notes at http://gog.show/275 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 27, 2018
274: Beer Saves the Day
01:08:14
San Fran Poop Patrol; AI art; who disrupts the disruptors; Twitter's left leanings & nose rings; AR ads; Verizon throttling firefighters; Empire; Watchmen; Infinity War; Warren Ellis; Hemingway's guide to life; listener feedback; the Podchain! Show notes at http://gog.show/274 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 23, 2018
273: Hacky Hack Hack
00:59:51
GoFundMe healthcare; Apple hacked by fan; Moviepass, limited; this is Jack's alt-right Twitter; Google employees draw the line; Facebook loses billions of views; AI investing; Elon Musk needs sleep; Blackhat roundup; imposter Fortnite; camping power, Le Grand K! Show notes at http://gog.show/273 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 20, 2018
272: Vulcan Tighty-Whities
01:06:14
SPACE FORCE! WeWork at losing money; Google still tracking you; hacking voting machines; A New Spock; new Monty Python; streaming killed the music star; sand & salt; murderbots; Snapchat Dysmorphia; Seagal & Rodman 2020; Airbnb breaking down walls; the perfect banana. Show notes at http://gog.show/272 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 16, 2018
271: There are FOUR lights!
00:58:02
Picard to the rescue; rigged gig economy; Moviepass changes plan; Facebook regrets; Twitter stands with Alex Jones; NYC caps Uber; music on the blockchain; podchaining; Snapchat fail; DARPA vs Deepfake; going cashless; Cozmo; Magic Leap; yay, asbestos! Show notes at http://gog.show/271 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 13, 2018
270: The Mean Cul-de-sacs
01:36:44
FB's got 99 problems; burning down the scooter; DNA deals; delete old Tweets; Moviepass lumbers on; Apple trillion; working up from the middle; chairs, desks & monitors, oh my; Bourdain, bad TV & British slang; Reddit hack; Quiet Skies; bad actors; super donkeys! Show notes at http://gog.show/270 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Aug 06, 2018
269: Winehousestein
01:59:17
Bad QI; Bird graveyards; Toronto tech; Twitter trending twitches; Facebook takes a hit, finally; Moviepass plunges; GM goes peer-to-peer; abandoning cash; Google's DTP; Fairy Vulcan earbuds; Deadwood; Luke Cage; social prisons; hacking SIMs; ASCII art tattoos. Show notes at http://gog.show/269 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jul 30, 2018
268: Fiddlesticks
01:48:31
Tech news overload; Uber background checks; Twitter's lack of "bandwidth"; Apple autonomous cars; AI decision learning tree bullcrappery; Prime Day; Google fined; Moviepass copycats; Facebook's many problems; facial recognition; Samsam, election, IoT attacks. Show notes at http://gog.show/268 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jul 24, 2018
267: Everybody's Heard About the Bird
01:20:07
More scooter wars; pseudo-AI; Apple moves; Uber purges; fair use on the Internet gone insane; haptic vaporware; laser rifles & 3d printed guns; Lando's back; Goliath, Mrs. Maisel & Sneaky Pete; Murderbot Diaries; DNC hacks; California's GDPR; 25 locations. Show notes at http://gog.show/267 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jul 16, 2018
266: Explain to Me Like I'm Five with Jordan Harbinger
01:39:18
Facebook may listen to your TV; AirBNB can suck it in Santa Monica; IoT gone wrong; Lyft gets even more cash; AI Orb to take over ISS; Massive Law Enforcement breach; Far Cry 5 rocks; Plex is dope; Synology's still rule; Anker power goodies; Airbags for your phone. Show notes at http://gog.show/266 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jul 09, 2018
265: 5 Easy Ways To Keep Facebook from Listening To You
01:22:34
Yes, that again; mea culpa advertising; distracted parenting & gaming disorders; Amazon Show & Buttons; browser battles; the cyclical Internet; Hypernormalisation; Moviepass, hold my beer; a win for privacy; filtering AI out; we really do care. Show notes at http://gog.show/265 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.