Henry Morgan’s long-lost flag ship discovered. All of the Internet went down last week thanks to Amazon Web Services. Abercrombie and Fitch cancels a customers account for being too loyal. The Hipster Trek Tumblr is the best site on the Internet. Anonymous vows to destroy Facebook on November 5th. The first annual Defcon for Kids occurred in conjunction with Defcon 19 was designed for kids and even had some child presenters. Chuck talks about how much he hates Lifehacker now based on one article. Plus, this week’s “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”
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A Cambridge computer has identified the most boring day in history. A woman claims ownership of the sun. Netflix is willing to pay $100,000 per episode for new TV. Find out how quickly you can use up your Verizon LTE data allowance. A new burlesque show will desecrate your childhood. Root your Nook to turn it into a cheap Android tablet. All this and the Fail of the Week, the Study of the Week, and this week’s “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”
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This week we discuss how much of a distraction the Internet is and how much of an impact that has on you as an individual and us as a society.
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This week we discuss oversharing on the Internet and the privacy ramifications of doing so.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger sends a secret message to the California Congress. A sad day for geeks: Jolt Cola is ceasing production. We talk about the “Yo Dawg” meme. China accuses Google of unfair censorship (ironic much?). Blackberry phones get eavesdropping software. Musicians call for a release of the torture soundtrack details. DARPA is researching putting the Internet into orbit. Walmart is competing with Best Buy’s Geek Squad in terms of in-home installation. All this plus Fark Headline of the Week and Question of the Week.
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We’re broadcasting live now! Wikipedia to start color coding edits. Audi President calls the Chevy Volt “A Car for Idiots.” A woman tried to sue Yahoo for the search results of a vanity search. We discuss an alternative to phone numbers and the dangers of Jessica Biel. There’s a new 2 TB hard drive on the market! SpaceX will replace the Space Shuttle for ISS resupply. A Chinese farmer builds a helicopter… out of wood. The Huffer has been arrested again. WPA is crackable in less than 60 seconds. The Internet turned 40. What’s the Green Power Ranger up to these days? Research is being done on adding augmented reality to contact lenses. All this plus the Question of the Week and the Fark Headline of the Week.
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