Ep 285: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  October 1, 2018

Migraines & wet brains; the mess of measurements; SEC sues Musk; Stories, stories & more stories; DNA playlists; blockchain voting; Uber wins then loses; workers lose then win; Assange out; OpSec; facial scanning; Facebook’s shadow contact info & network breach; instascams!

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Show Notes

FOLLOW-UP

Wet Brain from Alcohol: Signs, Symptoms, and Recovery

Google confirms secret Dragonfly project, but won’t say what it is

IN THE NEWS

Tesla Chief Elon Musk Is Sued by S.E.C. in Move That Could Oust Him

Google is following Instagram and Snapchat with a big push into Stories

Spotify Teams Up With Ancestry to Create DNA-Curated Playlists

The Temptation of Apple News

Ajit Pai slams cities and towns as FCC erases $2 billion in local fees

West Virginia Introduces Blockchain Voting App for Midterm Election

“A HORRIFICALLY BAD IDEA”: SMARTPHONE VOTING IS COMING, JUST IN TIME FOR THE MIDTERMS

Some West Virginia absentee ballots for November election are already being cast via Voatz app

Court rules Uber can force drivers into arbitration over pay, benefits

Uber will pay $148 million for 2016 data breach coverup

Amazon’s new retail store only stocks items rated 4 stars and up

Samsung Electronics chairman indicted on charges of union sabotage

WikiLeaks replaces Julian Assange as editor-in-chief

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Rambam HOPE 2018 Part 1 of 2

Rambam HOPE 2018 Part 2 of 2

Tui Camino de Santiago

Face scanning in US airports is rife with technical problems

Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information

Amazon, AT&T, Google push Congress to pass online privacy bill to preempt stronger California law

Facebook Network Breach Impacts Up to 50 Million Users

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Safe Life Defense

This Scope Will Freak You Out

Maverick Pro V2 Aviator Pro EagleZoom Tactical Scope

ROQ of the 80’s

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Oura Ring

BRIC-A-BRAC

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