Ep 223: But… His Nazis!

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  August 21, 2017

A very special Nazi episode; Musk’s AI; the slippery slope of shutting down hate; Godwin chimes in; Uber’s audits; silly ice cube trays; It; Good Omens, the series; Obi-Wan; Revisionist Beach Boys; doxing; security camera showdown; Booze; the Bobiverse.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Why Generation X Might Be Our Last, Best Hope
https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2017/08/why-generation-x-might-be-our-last-best-hope

Elon Musk’s $1 billion AI startup made a surprise appearance at a $24 million video game tournament — and crushed a pro gamer
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-international-dota-2-openai-bot-beats-dendi-2017-8

The inside of Danzig’s house is bizarre AF and there are photos to prove it
http://www.altpress.com/news/entry/danzig_bizarre_house_photos

IN THE NEWS

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange reportedly turned down a trove of documents related to the Russian government
http://www.businessinsider.com/assange-turned-down-documents-related-to-russian-government-corruption-2017-8

A running list of websites and apps that have banned, blocked, deleted, and otherwise dropped white supremacists
https://qz.com/1055141/what-websites-and-apps-have-banned-neo-nazis-and-white-supremacists/

Internet turns on white supremacists and neo-Nazis with doxing, phishing
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/08/internet-turns-on-white-supremacists-and-neo-nazis-with-doxing-phishing/

GoDaddy dumps white supremacist site ‘Daily Stormer’ (updated)
https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/14/godaddy-daily-stormer-violation/

Google cancels neo-Nazi site’s registration in a matter of hours
https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/14/google-cancels-neo-nazi-site-domain-registration/

CloudFlare CEO: “The people behind the Daily Stormer are assholes”
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/08/cloudflare-ceo-the-people-behind-the-daily-stormer-are-assholes/

Why We Terminated Daily Stormer
https://blog.cloudflare.com/why-we-terminated-daily-stormer/

Squarespace pulls hate sites from its web hosting service
https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/16/squarespace-pulls-hate-sites/

Spotify removes ‘hate bands’ from its streaming library
https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/16/spotify-removes-hate-bands-streaming/

Apple Pay Is Cutting Off White Supremacists
https://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanmac/apple-removes-payments-support-from-white-nationalist

Apple’s Tim Cook ‘disagrees’ with Donald Trump’s take on neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville
https://www.recode.net/2017/8/16/16160202/apple-tim-cook-donald-trump-neo-nazi-violence-charlottesville

Mark Zuckerberg slams neo-Nazis and ‘polarization’ after Charlottesville
http://feeds.mashable.com/~r/Mashable/~3/Q-GYAnVcsTo/

Tech companies are rushing to ban hate groups, but plenty remain
https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/17/16163960/hate-groups-banned-godaddy-cloudflare-facebook-squarespace

Associated Press rolls out new rules for how to use ‘alt-right’
https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/associated-press-alt-right-antifa/

Godwin of Godwin’s Law: ‘By All Means, Compare These Shitheads to the Nazis’
http://gizmodo.com/godwin-of-godwins-law-by-all-means-compare-these-shi-1797807646

Trump’s business advisory councils disband as CEOs abandon president over Charlottesville views
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-leadership/wp/2017/08/16/after-wave-of-ceo-departures-trump-ends-business-and-manufacturing-councils/

President Trump has killed his plans to convene business leaders on infrastructure
https://www.recode.net/2017/8/17/16164360/president-trump-infrastructure-council-broadband-charlottesville

Another Presidential Council, This One Focused On The Arts, Quits On Donald Trump
http://deadline.com/2017/08/donald-trump-presidential-committee-on-the-arts-and-humanities-quits-1202151717/

Three organizations pull events from Trump resort
http://money.cnn.com/2017/08/17/news/companies/cleveland-clinic-trump-mar-a-lago/index.html?sr=fbCNNp081717companies0259PMStory&CNNPolitics=fb

Uber agrees to 20 years of user privacy audits in FTC settlement
https://www.engadget.com/2017/08/15/uber-settlement-with-ftc/

The world’s largest movie-theater chain is trying to block MoviePass’ new $10-a-month plan
http://www.businessinsider.com/amc-theaters-trying-to-block-moviepass-2017-8

How MoviePass will defy AMC to get you into theaters
https://www.cnet.com/news/moviepass-ceo-mitch-lowe-interview-amc/

The Angry Birds Movie profits help Rovio double revenue as IPO rumors grow
https://venturebeat.com/2017/08/15/the-angry-birds-movie-profits-help-rovio-double-revenue-as-ipo-rumors-grow/

INSTAGRAM’S KEVIN SYSTROM WANTS TO CLEAN UP THE &#%$@! INTERNET.
https://www.wired.com/2017/08/instagram-kevin-systrom-wants-to-clean-up-the-internet/

Silicon Valley’s ambitious new bet: Brain ‘modems’ that restore sight, hearing, and speech
https://www.statnews.com/2017/08/17/brain-machine-interface-paradromics/

APPS & DOODADS

Google Inactive Account Manager
https://myaccount.google.com/inactive

Ting
http://ting.com/

Avoid Strangers’ Dick Pics by Turning Off Airdrop on Your Phone
http://lifehacker.com/avoid-strangers-dick-pics-by-turning-off-airdrop-on-you-1797826365

Cinera: An Immersive Personal Theater Headset
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2074302220/cinera-an-immersive-personal-theater-headset

Why Apple’s iPhone 7 Headphones Don’t Work on the Latest MacBook
http://lifehacker.com/why-apples-iphone-7-headphones-dont-work-on-the-latest-1797826496

Flume – A beautiful Instagram experience for your desktop.
https://flumeapp.com/

Set of 8 Star Wars Silicone Tray Ice Cube And Candy Mold
http://amzn.to/2fP2AKH

KUDES 2-Pack Star Wars Death Star Silicone Sphere Ice Ball Maker Mold, Ice Mold Tray for Drinks (Blue)
http://amzn.to/2w9UYco

Doctor Who Silicone Ice Cube Tray Tardis & Daleks
http://amzn.to/2vMaJUp

Army of Darkness Necronomicon Journal
http://amzn.to/2wTKUSk

Swingline Stapler Rio Red
http://amzn.to/2w5TCzs

MEDIA CANDY

IT – Official Trailer 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKJmEC5ieOk

It (1990)
http://amzn.to/2icyuBZ

The Stand (1994)
http://amzn.to/2vNcTD7

Ozark
https://www.netflix.com/title/80117552

The Defenders
https://www.netflix.com/title/80002566

Netflix plans to spend $7 billion on content next year
http://bgr.com/2017/08/16/netflix-tv-7-billion-content/

DAVID TENNANT AND MICHAEL SHEEN STAR IN GOOD OMENS AS ANGEL AND DEMON DUO
http://nerdist.com/david-tennant-michael-sheen-good-omens-neil-gaiman/

STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI STANDALONE FILM REPORTEDLY IN THE WORKS
http://www.ign.com/articles/2017/08/17/star-wars-obi-wan-kenobi-standalone-film-revealed

Sam just manterrupted one of the biggest reveals in “Game of Thrones” history
http://www.salon.com/2017/08/14/sam-game-of-thrones-gilly-eastwatch/

Adam Savage Nerds Out Over Vinyl Record-Making with Jack White
http://makezine.com/2017/08/10/adam-savage-nerds-out-over-vinyl-record-making-with-jack-white/

Hear the sublime isolated vocals for the Beach Boys’ ‘Wouldn’t it Be Nice’
https://boingboing.net/2017/08/12/hear-the-sublime-isolated-voca.html

The Truth About Alcohol
https://www.netflix.com/title/80185861

AT THE LIBRARY

These Worlds: Bobiverse, Book 3
http://amzn.to/2vzu6SK

Walkaway: A Novel by Cory Doctorow
http://amzn.to/2fEvKfK

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire
http://www.thecyberwire.com/

Dave Bittner
https://twitter.com/bittner

The Ethics of Doxing Nazis on Social Media
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wjjnpz/the-ethics-of-doxing-nazis-on-social-media

“I just came here for the fun…”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=go5vxx20uQc

Nest Cam Indoor
https://store.nest.com/product/camera?selectedVariantId=NC1102ES

DB: Database of Pro cams – If you ever need the default PW, this is your place –
http://onssi.com/camera-partners/

The Best Home Security Cameras of 2017
https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2475954,00.asp

The Best Wireless Indoor Home Security Camera
https://beta.thewirecutter.com/reviews/best-wireless-indoor-home-security-camera/

Logi Circle Wi-Fi Portable Video Security Camera with 2way talk By Logitech
http://amzn.to/2xgrO8z

ShadowPad: How Attackers Hide Backdoor in Software Used by Hundreds of Large Companies Globally
http://bwcio.businessworld.in/article/ShadowPad-How-Attackers-Hide-Backdoor-in-Software-Used-by-Hundreds-of-Large-Companies-Globally/18-08-2017-124266/

This tiny $500 gadget can hack the passcode of any iPhone 7 and 7+
https://thenextweb.com/apple/2017/08/18/tiny-500-gadget-can-hack-passcode-iphone-7-7/

In Ukraine, a Malware Expert Who Could Blow the Whistle on Russian Hacking
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/world/europe/russia-ukraine-malware-hacking-witness.html

Blowing the Whistle on Bad Attribution
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/08/blowing-the-whistle-on-bad-attribution/

BRIC-A-BRAC

Swear Trek
https://twitter.com/swear_trek

Swear Who
https://twitter.com/swear_who

What Trump tweeted on this day in years past. A project of @pbump.
https://twitter.com/trumphop

Hvper
http://www.hvper.com/

IKEA Publishes Instructions for Turning Rugs Into Game of Thrones Capes
http://mentalfloss.com/article/503620/ikea-publishes-instructions-turning-rugs-game-thrones-capes

Study Says Aggressive Vegans Just Make People Want to Eat Meat
https://munchies.vice.com/en_uk/article/a33zxk/study-says-aggressive-vegans-just-make-people-want-to-eat-meat

If Meat Eaters Acted Like Vegans – Ultra Spiritual Life episode 35
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0O_VYcsIk8

MORON OF THE WEEK

HBO Uploaded The Next Episode Of “Game Of Thrones” By Mistake
https://www.buzzfeed.com/scottybryan/game-of-thrones-leak

FEEDBACK LOOP

The Donovan Radio Show Ep 78
http://podcast.donovanshow.com/78

“AI” vs. DOTA2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l92J1UvHf6M&feature=youtu.be

Cracking The 12+ Character Password Barrier, Literally
http://www.netmux.com/blog/cracking-12-character-above-passwords

Cracking The 12+ Character Password Barrier, Literally
http://woodtv.com/2017/08/17/3-arrested-after-drone-drops-phone-drugs-in-ionia-prison/

GMK LEDZEP
https://thekey.company/collections/group-buys/products/gmk-ledzep

Free OS X Security Tools
https://objective-see.com/products.html

Urbun Elf Earbuds Headphones
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N77W6TE/ref=pe_217350_249702820_em_1p_0_ti

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Vice News Tonight
https://news.vice.com/story/vice-news-tonight-full-episode-charlottesville-race-and-terror

Neo-Nazi Subject Of VICE’s Charlottesville Documentary Sobs On YouTube After Warrant Issued For His Arrest
http://digg.com/2017/vice-charlottesville-documentary-christopher-cantwell-crying-neo-nazi

Christian Picciolini | Life After Hate (Episode 634)
https://theartofcharm.com/podcast-episodes/christian-picciolini-life-hate-episode-634/

Springtime For Hitler – The Producers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPXHRX8Q2hs