It’s the universal basic income, stupid; the future of work; Cyber Monday; it’s not AI; Snooper’s Charter; Net Neutrality dies; Yelfies; EmDrive; the Bobiverse; Millennials: the Musical; chunky fashion; follow the White Rabbit; this sucker’s electrical!

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This week we’re joined by the “godfather of multimedia” Marc Canter. Marc tells us some great stories from the early days of multimedia and shares his thoughts on what’s coming down the road.

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Disney drones; Canada tries UBI; Rule 41; Firefox Focus; Facebook metrics & fake news problems; robot dinosaurs & CRISPR; DCMA; data caps; PoisonTap; texting China; modern happiness; Washington; rendered va-ja-jas; Spotify junk; courageous Apple book.

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Ep 185: What Plants Crave

Grumpy Old Geeks —  November 10, 2016

Anything happen this week? Archiving @POTUS; Universal Basic Income; DisneyDrones; Adobe VoCo; rainbow-vomiting clouds; Skype hacking; shrinking Toblerones; USB HIV tests; Samsung folding phones; no one’s paying for YouTube; the case against reality; angst.

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Ep 184: Peak Segal

Grumpy Old Geeks —  November 3, 2016

Auto-correcting humanity; shocking, collusion; a peach is now just a peach; community commitments; indentured Ubertude; Slack smarmy; Google’s bony finger of shame; Pzizz on you; Trainspotting 2; AuthaGraph map FTW; bomb sniffing spinach; In-N-Out rules!

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Ello, Echo; Vine is dead, Twitter on life support; gig economy; Microsoft rising; autonomous beer delivery; the botnet that broke the internet; Death’s end; Fahrenheit 451 irony; taking down drones; expat 2.0; shoegazing; LostWorld; painting Blade Runner.

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Nomophobia; Bad hombres & nasty women; Uber drone ads; fact-checking fails; false unlimited data; 50TB of stolen classified data; Lessig’s high road; creepy VR games; Amazon Echo; new Queen; facial recognition; this check goes to $11; the unreadable web.

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Silicon Valley visionless; Samsung on fire; Comcast caught; Facebook’s Workplace; Inept IoT; social media surveillance; Airmail, Pzizz & Trumpwalling; Rogue One, Says You!, Fraggle Rock & the Grand Tour, your vacuum attachments; facepalm facecradle.

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Ep 180: Chabuduo!

Grumpy Old Geeks —  October 7, 2016

Fridges are heating up; Coolest investigation; Ewww Apron; digital rights; Facebook gets local; Google unveils hardware; Yahoo surveillance; Prime reading; bloated apps; superheroes, robots & Mr Robot; bad passengers; the web’s past; R2, get my coffee.

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Ep 179: Streaming Gouda

Grumpy Old Geeks —  September 30, 2016

Uber trucking, vertical take-off planes; Google Express hits New England; Amazon starts own delivery service; Elon delivers to Mars; Snap brings Spectacles; Blackberry is done; DOS attacks get bigger; Meerkat’s Houseparty; Netflix Tax; watch out for Schumer.

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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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