Episode 115: Teledildonics

Neil Young reveals Pono music player, promises ‘the best sound anyone can get’.  Tesla Model S getting first ever over-the-air car firmware upgrade next week.  Criticized for overpriced parts, company gives away 3d schematics instead.  NotFound Project, Placing Missing Children Alerts on 404 Error Pages.  French government to use PostgreSQL and LibreOffice in free software adoption push.  Can a Flashy New Redesign Make Myspace Cool Again?  Apple Products Account for 14 Percent of All Crime in New York City.  Long-Distance Smartphone-Enabled Pleasuring Devices.  Do Phones Need to Come With Chargers These Days?  German Parliament Bans Laptops, Pirate Party Shows Up With Typewriter.  All this plus this week’s Epic Fail and Oh Asia You So Crazy!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/115

Episode 35: Wyan Seacwest

This week, we tell you how to use wood glue to restore old LP records.  Six undeniable similarities between nerds and sports fans.  The Google set-top box is coming.  An angry jobless man remotely disables over 100 cars.  Bea Arthur Mountains Pizza!  C-SPAN releases a video archive.  MySpace plans to sell its user data.  We’re on the march towards underwater habitation.  Netflix cancels its recommendation contest after a privacy lawsuit.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/35