Episode 117: Sexbot Dinner

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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Episode 90: We Have a PhD in Plundering

LulzSecs leader has been arrested, is this the end for the notorious group?  More and more employers and colleges are demanding you give them your Facebook password.  Reddit forms a PAC to oust Lamar Smith from office, and Mediawiki transfers all their domains away from GoDaddy.  Crowdfunding insvestors is moving closer to Congressional approval.  Warner has a “quick and easy” way for you to rip your DVDs into DRMed digital media that is neither quick nor easy.  NBC will livestream the 2012 Olympics in its entirity for free.  MIT offers a certificate in piracy.  The U.S. government deems that if your domain is a .com, they have jurisdiction to seize it.  The Washington Post hires CmdrTaco of Slashdot fame.  Flying swarms of robots may start to provide WiFi to protestors and activists.  All this, plus a Recent Study, this week’s “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”, and another installment of Ryder Says Things.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/90

Episode 33: Cawesome

You are cordially invited to take part in the funeral for our dearly departed from IE6.  ABC pulls its channels from Cablevision.  Ubisoft’s restrictive DRM has already been cracked.  A new website will ship toiletries to your destination when you are preparing to travel.  Topeka, KS changes its name to Google, find out why.  A new type of dinosaur has been discovered.  Microsoft shows off a game that runs seamlessly on Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox. Roger Ebert has a new voice.  All this and more!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/33

Episode 32: Ramp Down the Jackassery

Ole Miss students choose Admiral Ackbar as their mascot.  Denny’s invites you to follow a random Taiwanese man.  Ubisoft deters hackers from stealing Assassin’s Creed 2 by making the game unplayable.  A illustrated bible represented with Legos.  Some colleges have begun accepting YouTube videos as part of the application process.  All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/32