Ep 178: Taste the Hate-bow

Grumpy Old Geeks —  September 23, 2016

Soylent but not deadly; YouTube Heroes; because science; Tesla for California; Amazon’s screw you algorithm; dark-web design; ransomware everywhere; Ello, Allo; Star Trek, Delayed; McAfee, Gringo; smart candles; 2 ferns and a candidate; Sullivan unplugs.

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Zane Lamprey drops in; iOS 10; cookies everywhere; the tech bubble; elephant charts; exploding batteries; Facebook annoys Norway; stank cyber hygiene; stream ripping; Penn, King & Tolhurst; laser tag backpack; ethical hacking; Sherlock & the Grand Tour.

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This week we’re watching Beverly Hills Cop 2 from 1987 starring Eddie Murphy, Brigitte Neilsen, Ronnie Cox, Paul Reiser, Judge Rheinhold, and John Ashton. Directed by Tony Scott. Written by Larry Ferguson and Waren Skaaren.

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Apple’s premature tweet; exploding Samsungs; Airbnb’s “constitutional rights”; costly cord-cutting; Americans not into self-driving cars, ride-sharing; Attack of Things!; slogging through the Gunslinger; baby apps; the build team & the triplets are back.

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Paternity leave is over; psychology on the ropes; Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s taxes; Olds & Emojis; dark forests & Dresden bombing; big ol’ TVs; pinch & zoom & knuckle drag; unbundling gets pricey; Mac Sabbath; putting on the ritz.

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DNS is Ok; Uber still sucks; Facebook WTF; Pokemon Plateau; WiFi is tracking you; Sleep Rules; The Monkees are back; Kanye loves fries; Baltimore No-Fly Zone; Jason and Brian need sleep.

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Ep 173: Economy Drone.0

Grumpy Old Geeks —  August 19, 2016

1 Drone, 2 Drone, Red Drone, Blue Drone; R2D2’s final beep; No Hyperloop for us; Uber’s shoe drops; the Great Con; NASA research free; phishing ain’t just for suckers; IoPoop; tin foil hat news; revisiting Gopher; Dune in Emoji; Scum & Villainy Cantina.

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Social network fails; your friends don’t like you; flawed design; FTC crackdown on sponsored posts; ad-block wars; data-fusion; Golden Key; read for health; Meat is Murder 8bit; Mr. Robot FTW; Stranger Things; WTF America; the other Solo; Electric Mayhem!

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Peak app; elevated buses; Pokemon mind control; Faraday caged bars; stupid chip payments; uber mapping; Netflix tax; IoT disasters; hacking autonomous vehicles; Australia moving; emoji political correctness; Mr. Robot back on track, stand ups; Matt Damon.

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CEOs paid to be average; Pono down; Yahoo deconstructed; Facebook value rising; 7-11 wins the drone race; Apple’s billionth iPhone; DNC hack & treason; IoT code audits; Star Wars drones; Star Trek; Moby; Lucy; drink beer for cash; meet the Allens.

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This week we’re watching The Last Action Hero from 1993 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charles Dance, and Austin O’Brien. Directed by John McTiernan.

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Power surges; suing the government over the DMCA; storing biometrics; Musk’s Master Plan 2.0; mesh Guifi; the Disobedience Award; Pokeman robot societies; hacking the RNC; music rivalries; Stranger Things; winter is delaying; Bezos dons a redshirt.

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