DTNS 3157 – Spambot Revenge

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comUS DoJ tried to crank up the encryption debate again, YouTube tries to crack down on adult videos that look like kids videos, and why one man’s C++ project made him teh target of Russian spies.
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#310 – Apocalypse 1870

OMG. Patrick Rothfuss is best buds with Lin-Manuel Miranda and they’re doing a TV prequel to Kingkiller Chronicles, while Felicia Day plays Poppy the Dragonologist AND Amazon wants to do a Tolkien series. And that doesn’t even begin to shed light on how good our book pick Doomsday Book is. But the piece de resistance of the show is one man’s story of losing power and trying to read.

DTNS 3156 – Check Your Mark Privilege

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comWe try to make sense of the AT&T Time Warner merger situation, and we try to make sense of the Twitter verification pause, AND we try to make sense of Facebook’s revenge porn reporting system.
With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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DTNS 3155 – Up Up and Uber Away

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comFlying cars is an industry that multiple companies are investing in. Crazy? Or Crazy like a flying fox? Also, Bloomberg’s latest reliable Apple rumors and Logitech cuts functions from some of their old remote controls.
With Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 194 – Thor: Ragnarok, Mr. Robot (304), Stranger Things (208-209), Firefly (Heart of Gold)

Why Brian saw Thor twice, the last two episodes of Stranger Things, Tom thinks they may have seen the most boring Mr. Robot yet, and Mal finds love on Firefly.

01:18 – Winter Movie Draft 2017

03:26 – Thor: Ragnarok

14:49 – Stranger Things (208-209)

23:30 – Mr. Robot (304)

35:08 – Firefly (Heart of Gold)

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DTNS 3154 – XBAAS XBox As A Service

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comWaymo goes literally driverless with its cars, a noise-canceling ramen fork, and whether the death of consoles was exaggerated.
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Cordkillers 194 – Accomplished Cord Murderers

What’s going to happen to House of Cards? Apple TV 4K gets more reasonable controls. Might Disney buy its way back into controlling X-Men and Fantastic 4? With special guest Iyaz Akhtar.

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DTNS 3153 – Broadcom’s and Qualcomm’s Romcom

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comChip consolidation continues as Broadcom wants to bu Qualcomm, Intel teams up with AMD for a packaged chip with a discrete Radeon GPU, and we discuss whether tech companies should be shut down or encouraged to rule the world.
With Sarah Lane, Tom Merritt, Roger Chang and Veronica Belmont.

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DTNS 3152 – SplitCoin

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comAnother Bitcoin fork is coming on Tom’s Mom’s birthday. Should you worry? Also Amazon backs out of grocery delivery, and Twitter may need to lock down things when an employee is leaving.
With Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young, and Len Peralta.

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