NetFlix Caught Stealing DivX Subtiles From Finnish Pirates. Dude open sourced his DNA! AMBER Alerts Show Up In Google Maps Now. Kindle user claims Amazon deleted whole library without explanation. Yahoo Will Ignore IE 10’s “Do Not Track”. Wikipedia Is Nearing “Completion”. Hurricane Sandy Makes Only Person in Line for Wii U Leave. EFF And Others Push For Open Wifi APs Everywhere. Glow-In-The-Dark Smart Highways Coming To the Netherlands In 2013. EFF Wants Ubuntu To Disable Online Search By Default. Mice Genetically Engineered To Detect Explosives 500 Times Better Than Normal Mice. Tokyo’s Super Cool Zombie Café for Halloween.
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Sorry the audio is messed up from 1:00-3:30 and 4:30-9:00, we had some technical issues with recording software. So we had to use a lousy copy of the audio during those parts.
Dutch government gives itself the right to break into your computer and destroy it. Texas School ID Tracking Chips Protested By Parents And Students. Making Biodegradable Computer Chips Out of Spider Silk. A Girl Bought an iPad at Wal-Mart But Inside the Box Was Just a Stack of Notepads. Smallest Penis Gets Free iPhone 5. The Filter Bubble is real: Impersonal Google Search Results Are Few And Far Between, DuckDuckGo finds. Magic Finger Turns Any Surface Into a Touch Interface. Real Life Anime Characters Becoming the New Fad?
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Samsung creates F2FS file system for NAND flash storage, submits it to the Linux kernel. US Air Force’s 1950s Supersonic Flying Saucer Declassified. First Community Release of Diaspora. Prince of Sealand Dies At 91. Lone Packet Crashes Telco Networks. DRM Could Come To 3D Printers. Apple Sued Over Distinctive “Eye Closeup” Photograph Used To Promote Retina MacBook Pro. PETA Condemns Pokemon For Promoting Animal Abuse. Microsoft claims ownership of the number 45, asks Google to censor the US government and Bing. Laser Strikes On Aircraft Becoming Epidemic.
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A German liquor company called G-Spirits is promising customers that “every drop” of its line of alcoholic beverages has been poured on the naked breasts of a certified model. Facebook: Federal online privacy rules would violate free speech rights. French Central Bank password was 123456 (really). 3-D Printer Company Seizes Machine From Desktop Gunsmith. BitCoin Gets a Futures Market. Booty alert: sensor-laden cows text farmers when they’re in heat. Tumblr Will Live-GIF the Presidential Debates. tldr.io is a service for summarizing long reads for lazy readers. The Guantanamo Bay Museum Of Art And History. Google settles with publishers after seven years of litigation surrounding its book-scanning service. All this plus this weeks Oh Asia, You So Crazy!
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xkcd’s 13-Gigapixel Webcomic. IOS6 maps fail so hard, a Tumblr is born. Open-Dyslexic is a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. ‘Gangnam Style’ breaks Guinness World Record for most YouTube likes. Richard Branson hopes to send hundreds of thousands of people into suborbital space in next 20 years, and start a colony on Mars in his lifetime. Rackspace sued for hosting GitHub. Former Reddit programmer hit with 9 more felony charges in MIT hacking case. Syrian Rebels Hack Together Digital Cameras To Replace Machine Gun Scopes. Kickstarter bans product renderings, requires project owners to be open about risk. Hotmail: Your password was too long, so we fixed it for you. All this plus this week’s Science News, Epic Fail, and Oh Asia You So Crazy!
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The real source of Apple device IDs leaked by Anonymous last week. Soon Advertisements Will Involve Forced Interaction. Apple Sues Online Polish Deli Over Their Name, “A.pl”. Former German first lady sues Google over ‘prostitute’ autocomplete suggestions. GoDaddy reports massive outage was not a hack. Why the First Laptop Had Such a Hard Time Catching On (Hint: Sexism). Magic: The Gathering is Turing complete. University builds cheap supercomputer with Raspberry Pi and Legos. Europe officially runs out of IPv4 addresses. I Applied to Grey Poupon’s Members-Only Facebook Page… and Was Denied. All this, plus this week’s Epic Fail, Science News, and Oh Asia You So Crazy!
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Kim Dotcom: FBI can’t have Megaupload founder extradited without piracy evidence, NZ court rules. Jimmy Wales threatens to encrypt Wikipedia if UK passes snooping bill. Hacker steals $250k in Bitcoins from online exchange Bitfloor. BitTorrent study finds most file-sharers are monitored. Fox to Release Digital Movies Three Weeks Prior to Retail. Bruce Willis Isn’t Suing Apple Over iTunes Music Ownership Rights. Samsung flew bloggers halfway around the world and then threatened to leave them there if they didn’t cooperate. Space Sugar Discovered In Binary System Star. Are App.net’s Crowdfunders Being Taken For a Ride? California To License Self-Driving Cars. 100% of publicly educated students in Estonia will learn how to code starting in the 1st grade. All that and this week’s Recent Study and Oh Asia, You So Crazy!
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The Japanese invent a machine converts plastic back into oil. Biodiesel From Sewage Sludge. Kim Dotcom Declares War on Media With Bigger and Better MegaUpload. California state legislature approves Location Privacy Act(via Phone Scoop). World First Bionic Eye Implant Enables Blinds to Experience Some Vision. Walmart Is Testing an iPhone Checkout System That Could Help You Escape Its Clutches a Little Bit Faster. Wolfram|Alpha Personal Analytics for Facebook. Obama answers live questions on Reddit, crashes servers. School demands that boy must change his name from Hunter because it violates its weapons policy. Twitter Launches “Twitter Certified Products” — Partners With DataSift, Gnip, HootSuite & Others. All this, plus a Recent Study, Dumbass Apple News, Epic Fail, Oh Asia You So Crazy and Ryder Says Things!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/111
Mark Zuckerberg reportedly forcing Facebook’s Android team to use app and see how bad it is. How Hollywood Is Encouraging Online Piracy. WikiWeapons: 3D printed guns for everyone. The White House open-sourced their petition software on GitHub. Drunk Driver Caught on Motorized Picnic Table. Servers Ultimate Turns Your Old Android Phone Into a Tiny, Multipurpose Server. Bullied NY Woman Sets up Anti-Bullying Foundation. Melky Cabrera’s fake website. Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon, is Dead. Dropbox Rolls Out Two-Step Verification. All this, plus Science News, Epic Fail, and Oh Asia you so Crazy!
Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/110