Ep 276: Perfectly Imperfect

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  August 30, 2018

AirBnb sues for you; border phone seizures; Musk steps back; YouTube boxers; Mozilla data tracking; Big Bang Burnout; Foundation is coming; Preacher; Upgrade; Nirvana live; the Divine Comedy; Hollywood nannies; watching nothing on Twitch; run, journalist, run!

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Show Notes

IN THE NEWS

Airbnb is suing New York City so it won’t have to share user data about its hosts

Woman Sues Border Agents to Make Them Return Data They Seized From Her Phone

Elon Musk Says He Won’t Try to Take Tesla Private After Investors Told Him, “Please Don’t Do This”

Tesla’s Semi truck is traveling cross-country ‘alone’

YouTuber boxing match rakes in over $8m this weekend… and it’s not over

Is Google’s Next Move to Help You Lose Weight and Eat Better?

Mozilla publishes its Firefox user data

MEDIA CANDY

‘The Big Bang Theory’: Behind The Sudden Decision To End Series After 12 Seasons

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Is Finally Being Made, Thanks to Apple

Follow up on Dark Matter

Crazy Rich Asians

Preacher

Empire

Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party

Upgrade

John Goodman Says Roseanne Barr’s Character Is Gonna Die

Sarah Palin’s Who Is America? Interview Never Aired, But She Did Get a Special Shout-Out in the Credits

Nirvana January 24th, 1988, RadioShack, Aberdeen, WA

A Look Back At Nirvana’s Legendary Gig At The Metro, 25 Years Later

Nirvana Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL 10/12/91 [Full Audio]

AT THE LIBRARY

The Divine Comedy – Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso – By: Dante Alighieri, Stephen Wyatt

You’ll Never Nanny in This Town Again: The True Adventures of a Hollywood Nanny by Suzanne Hansen

MORON OF THE WEEK

A small city worth of people are watching absolutely nothing on Twitch

Fox News forced to disable comments following torrent of negative reactions to John McCain’s death

NBC News intern is our new hero in a blue dress thanks to viral photo of her sprinting from Manafort trial

FEEDBACK LOOP

BBC News – The virtual land selling for millions

You can see that Bird users are not very safety minded in San Antonio

TwitterAudit

Shaarli · The personal, minimalist, super-fast, database free, bookmarking service by the Shaarli community

Toyota invests $500 million in Uber, expands self-driving car partnership

Is this how they use the scooters out by you?

Motorized Scooters: Todd Gloria co-authors bill eliminating helm

Why the Rich Love Burning Man

San Francisco’s ‘Poop Patrollers’ cleaning up — on the streets and at the bank

You can see that Bird users are not very safety minded in San Antonio

Machine Bias

Facebook Me Gently With A Chainsaw

Demetri Martin: The Overthinker

You Don’t See in 4K

Uber’s Vision of Self-Driving Cars Begins to Blur

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

RIP Neil Simon

Weird Al

RIP John McCain