Episode 75: The Internet’s Dumping Ground

OnStar begins spying on customers’ GPS location for profit.  Okite is an iPhone alarm clock app that sends an embarassing tweet every time you hit the snooze button.  The Onion’s joke about “screams and gunfire” coming from inside Congress backfires.  There is a new danger for urban cyclists: Biker’s Lung.  Iran blocks TOR, TOR unblocks itself later that day.  The movie industry’s self-piract proves that IP addresses aren’t people.  Gordon Ramsey’s porn dwarf double has been eaten by a badger.  Will alcohol be available in a theater near you soon?  Also, Science News and “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!”  Plus the re-emergence of the Fark Headline of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/75

Episode 25: The Adventures of Documento

A forum where they turn the tables on 419 scammers.  The GSM algorithm has been cracked.  Synthehol could be a real thing.  A British prisoner escapes from jail and then taunts the police via Facebook.  Google Earth comes to the Audi A8’s in-dash navigation system.  Geek Squad’s CES ads are surprisingly honest.  We discuss 10 gadgets that purportedly defined the decade.  All this plus Dumbass Apple News, the Fark Headline of the Week, and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/25