Ep 33: Within one decimal point of FU

Grumpy Old Geeks —  November 9, 2013

This week our show sounds like an homage to Edward R. Murrow’s reports from the London Blitz. Brian explores the pubs and sweet shops of Jolly Old and has a run in with the Royals. Jason requires caffeine but opts for a morning Miller to liven things up.

Shownotes:

A conversation with Terry Pratchett, author of The Carpet People by Cory Doctorow

New features going into WordPress 3.8

Kia Forte Techathlete games got some web ink

Being time-shifted away from most of my clients is glorious… and there’s science to back it up

Twitter IPO

Barge is an “Interactive Space”, not floating container of cash.

As part of Youtube comment overhaul, now you MUST have a google+ account.

Silk Road 2.0 launches, still on TOR

Blockbuster finally shutters – last 300 US stores closing, subscription service shutting down

Bigger than Google Fiber: LA plans citywide gigabit for homes and businesses

We’re About to Lose Net Neutrality — And the Internet as We Know It

Penn got his cash

Oh give me a fucking break…

DO NOT BUY THIS!!! – Knock to unlock App site

DO NOT BUY THIS!!! – iPhone App $3.99

Anomaly 2 by Chillingo

Duck Dynasty: Battle of the Beards

Cheerleader Effect: Why People Are More Beautiful in Groups

Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA’s Spytechs from Communism to Al-Qaeda

Meet “badBIOS,” the mysterious Mac and PC malware that jumps airgaps

Google’s Schmidt ‘outraged’ by NSA snooping

No Morsel Too Minuscule for All-Consuming N.S.A.

South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer for online shopping because of security law

Incredibly Interesting Authors 001: Dilbert creator Scott Adams

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History – Blueprint for Armageddon

The new Nikon Df retro camera

Hövding for cyclists

Monkeys move two virtual arms with just their minds.

Tron Legacy Pinball

Cops force man into some pretty hellish “shit”

Cadbury Marvellous Creations Line… OMFG

Discovered Cookie Nut Crunch, even better

Cola Pretzel Honeycomb?!?!??! MUST FIND