Ep 275: Now With More Breasts

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  August 27, 2018

Nobody trusts Twitter or Facebook, what is Snapchat doing? WeWork; we’re all screwed; reputation scores; the anti-VPN; moderating billions; hacking insider trading; DNC hacked, wait, nope; Reality Winner; Spyware exposed; Screens4; Brizzly; water on the moon; dancing on your grave.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

How to Opt Out of Netflix’s New Ads

The New York Times Shouldn’t Have Built Its Facebook and Anti-Refugee Violence Story Around That One Study

Nobody Trusts Facebook. Twitter Is a Hot Mess. What Is Snapchat Doing?

IN THE NEWS

WeWork is one lease away from being the biggest office tenant in Manhattan

Arctic’s oldest and thickest sea ice breaks for first time

What Does It Mean for Venezuela to Peg Its New Currency to a Cryptocurrency?

Is Facebook’s New “Reputation Score” Actually Scary?

Facebook will subject all of its users to “trustworthiness scores,” similar to China’s Citizen Scores

Facebook’s ‘Privacy Protecting’ VPN Booted From Apple Store For Snooping Too Much

Private Internet Access

Posting Instagram Sponsored Content Is the New Summer Job As long as you’re a teen with a following.

Dan Rose, one of Facebook’s most important business executives, is leaving

The Impossible Job: Inside Facebook’s Struggle to Moderate Two Billion People

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

HOW AN INTERNATIONAL HACKER NETWORK TURNED STOLEN PRESS RELEASES INTO $100 MILLION

DNC Says It Caught Attempted Hack of Its Voter Database

Turns out…

How Russian bots used Mollie Tibbetts’ death to distract from Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort

Reality Winner — The NSA Analyst Who Leaked Evidence Of Russian Election Hacking — Has Been Sentenced To Five Years

Spyware Company Leaves ‘Terabytes’ of Selfies, Text Messages, and Location Data Exposed Online

Epic uses a free ‘Fortnite’ dance to encourage two-factor authentication

Cybercrime Investigations By Geoff White

Intelligence Matters Podcast

APPS & DOODADS

Screens 4 for macOS

This Site Matches Parents With Flexible Work

There’s a New Social Media Site That Just Hurtles Your Life Updates Into the Void

Facebook sends man animation featuring cartoon characters dancing on his mother’s grave

LG adds an exoskeleton to its line of CLOi robots

Sony Aibo hands-on: An adorable robo-pup that needs training

BRIC-A-BRAC

NASA Found ‘Definitive Evidence’ That There’s Water Ice on the Moon

Chef Eric Ripert’s Trick to Leading a Happy Life

World’s first instant noodles to commemorate 60th anniversary in Japan

Joi Ito’s Noodles

I Want To Log Off

6 things you can carbonate with your SodaStream

Forgottencomputers on Instagram

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Mountain Song