Episode 114: Map App

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!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/114

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 9: Drinking, Guns, and Cousin Fucking

“That’s What She Said” is the phrase of the week.  Meanwhile we talk about image capturing fabric, copyright and the Mickey Mouse Law, and poop on twitter.  Captain Slow tries to build a Lego house, there was a special display at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, and people should learn the English lanaguage!  Find out what this week’s Fark Headline of the Week is.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/9

Episode 5: Just the Two of Us

This week, find out what Boston College constitutes as suspicious behavior.  All of Star Trek has been run through a face recognizer.  How many felonies were commited in the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off?”  Bacon cures hangovers!  Denton, TX embraces social media.  The Pirate Bay Trial has been concluded.  All this and more!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/5