Ep 262: Domin-Uh-Ohs

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  June 4, 2018

Really bad pizza; Pinterest; teens abandoning Facebook, really; Expanse, saved; 5 types of Alexa users; Jet-black; Common Sense; Roseanne’s Twitter; Letterman; Evil Genius; the Americans; Goldfrapp & Gorillaz; the Bleak State; Google’s Do A Little Bit of Evil, Solo!

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

The Expanse Saved From Cancellation By Amazon—Season 4 Is Coming
https://www.gamespot.com/articles/the-expanse-saved-from-cancellation-by-amazon-seas/1100-6459124/

Pinterest 2017 Sales Rise 58 Percent to $473 Million
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-25/pinterest-2017-sales-are-said-to-rise-58-percent-to-473-million

Teens Are Abandoning Facebook. For Real This Time.
https://slate.com/technology/2018/06/teens-prefer-youtube-snapchat-instagram-to-facebook-2018-pew-survey-finds.html

APPS & DOODADS

These Are the Five Types of Alexa Users
https://slate.com/technology/2018/05/amazon-echo-users-fall-into-five-distinct-categories-which-one-are-you.html

Clean Up URLs Before You Share Them with the ‘Tracking Token Stripper’ Extension
https://lifehacker.com/clean-up-urls-before-you-share-them-with-the-tracking-t-1826459457

Jetblack
https://www.jetblack.com/

MEDIA CANDY

Common Sense with Dan Carlin
https://www.dancarlin.com/common-sense-home-landing-page/

Roseanne’s Cancellation Is a Sudden Cultural Shift
http://www.vulture.com/2018/05/roseanne-cancelled-why-abc-made-the-right-choice.html

The Break with Michelle Wolf
https://www.netflix.com/title/80239459

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman
https://www.netflix.com/title/80209096

Evil Genius
https://www.netflix.com/title/80158319

Every Excuse The Americans Has Used to Hide Henry Jennings Offscreen
http://www.vulture.com/2017/03/the-americans-where-is-henry-jennings.html

The Americans Perfected the Art of the Anticlimax
https://slate.com/culture/2018/05/the-americans-finale-savored-the-agony-of-uncertainty.html

Animal Kingdom
http://www.tntdrama.com/shows/animal-kingdom

Underworld & Iggy Pop – Bells & Circles
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmJWD9jQvhc

Goldfrapp – Ocean (featuring David Gahan)
https://youtu.be/n0XZFet-3wk

Gorillaz – Humility
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5yFcdPAGv0

SECURITY HAH!

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

Dave Bittner
https://twitter.com/bittner

Google Plans Not to Renew Its Contract for Project Maven, a Controversial Drone AI Imaging Program
https://gizmodo.com/google-plans-not-to-renew-its-contract-for-project-mave-1826488620

CSS Is So Overpowered It Can Deanonymize Facebook Users
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/css-is-so-overpowered-it-can-deanonymize-facebook-users/

THE BLEAK STATE OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CYBERSECURITY
https://www.wired.com/story/federal-government-cybersecurity-bleak/

Resetting Your Router the Paranoid (=Right) Way
https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/Resetting+Your+Router+the+Paranoid+Right+Way/23719/

Why Han Solo is the Most Important Character in Star Wars
http://www.cracked.com/article_25604_why-han-solo-most-important-character-in-star-wars.html

BRIC-A-BRAC

Google Translate’s Hidden Joke About Flat Earthers Deserves A Round Of Applause
https://wokesloth.com/je-suis-un-fou/distributor/

MORON OF THE WEEK

Southwest Airlines Asks Woman to Prove Her Mixed-Race Son Is Hers
https://www.fatherly.com/news/southwest-airlines-asks-woman-prove-mixed-race-son-hers/

FEEDBACK LOOP

The Hilarious World of Depression.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hilarious-world-of-depression/id1181589175?mt=2

Protesters toss scooters into street to block tech buses in SF
https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Protesters-toss-scooters-into-street-to-block-12957488.php

Boatswain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boatswain

Star Wars: The Complete Canon Timeline (2018)
https://youtu.be/yXSwJEBfbOc

‘Smart’ gadgets: Ways to minimise privacy and security risks
http://www.news.com.au/technology/online/security/smart-gadgets-ways-to-minimise-privacy-and-security-risks/news-story/06ecc6191a68520e3fa0bf5fad5e84d6

Find Out if Your Password Has Been Leaked in a Data Breach With This Chrome Extension
https://lifehacker.com/know-if-your-password-has-been-leaked-in-a-data-breach-1826373137

How the google assistant phone call actually went
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF_K4910gQg

Revenge on a IRS Phone Scamming Company – Call Flooder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzedMdx6QG4