Episode 108: Wearing a Lab Coat and Space Goggles

Peter Schiff Opens Hard-Money Bank. Iran Is Quitting the Internet Because It’s Afraid of America.  Curiosity landing removed from YouTube after bogus copyright claim by Scripps.  The Internet Archive Starts Seeding Over a Million Torrents.  MCA’s Will Bars Use of Beastie Boys Songs to Sell Crap.  Ukraine Officials Shut Down Demonoid to Impress the US Government.  French illegal downloads agency Hadopi may be abolished.  Best Buy Founder Makes $8.5 Billion Bid To Take Company Private.  Facebook Is Trying Online Gambling.  Rest in peace SCO (finally).  Ustream Outperformed Cable News During Curiosity Landing

 

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/108

Episode 13: Less of an Episode, More of a Knuckle Rub

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.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/13