Too little, too late, Zuck, Wylie & Jack; Bird Wrangling; folding socks; you agreed to this; Trump vs Amazon; the Americans; X-Files; Ready Player Dumb; Vezt; Assange offline; Under Armor breach; privacy & death; oldest sites online; SpaceX; Marlon Bundo.
This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks is sponsored by eero! Go to eero.com and use the promo code GOG at checkout to get FREE NEXT DAY SHIPPING!
The Grumpy Old Geeks prefer Private Internet Access for all your VPN needs!
If you’d like to donate to the show please check out our page on Patreon and get all the behind the scenes goodies!
If you like the show please click here and give us a rating or review in iTunes. It helps us out and lets us know people want more episodes!
The Bike-Share Oversupply in China: Huge Piles of Abandoned and Broken Bicycles
Mail-Order Genetic Tests May Turn Up a Lot of False Positives
The Best Way to Fold Your Socks
The right way to fold socks!
5 AMAZINGLY Compact Ways to Fold Clothes for Packing
The Best Way to Fold Socks – Fast
Starbucks coffee in California must have cancer warning, judge says
IN THE NEWS
Can Social Media Be Saved?
Snapchat is building the same kind of data-sharing API that just got Facebook into trouble
Facebook Admits It May Collect Data About Your Calls and Text Messages. Here’s How to Turn It Off
Fact Check: Your Call and SMS History
Facebook is defending itself again after an internal memo suggested growth was more important than user safety
Growth At Any Cost: Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo And Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
ZUCKERBERG HITS USERS WITH THE HARD TRUTH: YOU AGREED TO THIS
Statement by the Acting Director of FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Regarding Reported Concerns about Facebook Privacy Practices
Facebook data scandal widens as Canadian company accused of helping target U.S. voters
AggregateIQ Created Cambridge Analytica’s Election Software, and Here’s the Proof
What #DeleteFacebook tech bros don’t get: Without viable alternatives, walking away is still a privilege
Trump hates Amazon, not Facebook
Amazon shares fall after report Trump wants to curb its power
What To Read About Uber’s ‘Unquestionable Failure’ In Arizona
Uber blocked from testing self-driving cars on Arizona roads
Uber driver takes stairway to exit parking lot
Craigslist shuts down personals
Craigslist axes its”personals” section in response to new sex trafficking legislation
Spotify told Wall Street it is going to have a very good year in 2018
APPS & DOODADS
See Which of Your WhatsApp Contacts Have Been Chatting With This Creepy New App
Amazon’s new GameOn API helps developers add eSports competitions to their games
HQ trivia disappeared from Apple’s App Store, but it’ll be back soon
Futuristic camera company Lytro shuts down, despite promising tech and $216m in funding
The Night Manager
The Americans is back for their final season
The X-Files Finale Was So Horrible I Completely Understand Why Gillian Anderson Isn’t Coming Back
‘Ready Player One’ And Carl’s, Jr. Try A Fake Feud Viral Marketing Stunt, Fail Miserably
Ready Player One Is a Feat of State-of-the-Art Pop Culture Navel-Gazing
Amazon’s Reportedly Dropping $1 Billion for a TV Show to Rival Game of Thrones
Frank Miller’s New Take on the Arthurian Legend Is Already Headed to Netflix
Geeks & Beats – A Piece O’ Drake
Exclusive Report: Spotify Artist Payments Are Declining In 2017, Data Shows
U.S. Music Streaming Royalties Explained
Trailer for Elevation, a film on how drones will change cities
Dezeen – Elevation
Goth Lyrics with Murray Lachlan Young
Wylie: It’s possible that the Facebook app is listening to you
Facebook starts fact checking photos/videos, blocks millions of fake accounts per day
Boeing hit by WannaCry virus, but says attack caused little damage
Julian Assange Just Got His Internet Privileges Revoked
Under Armour data breach affects 150 million MyFitnessPal users
FOIA and the Privacy Rights of the Deceased
You can’t hide from this top trend at RSA Conference, no matter where you operate
Top 12 Oldest Websites Still Online Today
Homepage image from Spewww in 1994 which was Jason’s first website. Created with Photoshop 3.0 and Kai’s Power Tools 1.0.
Prosthetic memory system successful in humans
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents a Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo
How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe: A Special Investigation
The FCC Just Gave SpaceX the Go-Ahead to Build a Space Internet
#BestSchoolDay 2018: Every Project Funded!