Episode 72: Overextending the Metaphor

We explain how to use an RJ-45 keychain amd a wall dock to never misplace your keys again.  A man uses Portal 2 as an engine to propose to his girlfriend.  Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple, nothing changes. IBM builds a data drive that can back up the entire Web 60 times.  Donnie and Mark Wahlberg plan to open Wahlburger’s Burger Joint.  Google Street View team takes on the Amazon River.  Listen in to find out the 10 scariest hacks exposed at Black Hat and Defcon.  Fox delays Hulu availability, piracy surges.  CmdrTaco resigns from Slashdot.  All this and an Epic Fail, some Science News, and an “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/72

Episode 54: The Shit Show Re-Emergence

Babies think a robot is human as long as it acts friendly.  Japan’s latest rockstar is a 3D hologram.  Marvel comics get Tron Legact varian covers.  Spain holds the first National Siesta Championship.  Hong Kong McDonald’s begins offering wedding packages.  We discuss the myth of the 12 year old McDonald’s hamburger.  Google Street View cars collected emails and passwords.  A japanese engineer built a kick ass robot to kill wasps in his lab.  China now has crab vending machines that vend LIVE crabs.  Warner Brothers wants an Inception sequel.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/54