Ep 320: Thanks, I Hate It

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  February 14, 2019

Living without the tech giants; what does delete mean with Facebook; America first in AI; Paris sues Airbnb; Mars One is dead; more scooter disasters; Generation Wealth; MASH; Carolla news girl podcasts; Deadly Class; John Twelve Hawks frees your mind; people don’t trust the blockchain.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

I Cut Apple Out of My Life. It Was Devastating

I Cut the ‘Big Five’ Tech Giants From My Life. It Was Hell

Want to Really Block the Tech Giants? Here’s How

City Planning Heaven Sent

IN THE NEWS

You just deleted Facebook. Can you trust Facebook to delete your data?

Trump has a plan to keep America first in artificial intelligence

Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence

THE REAL REASON TECH STRUGGLES WITH ALGORITHMIC BIAS

Paris sues Airbnb for illegal listings and seeks $14.2 million

Mars One is dead

Fort Lauderdale woman in coma following electric scooter accident

Limebike on Instagram

Reddit valued at $3 billion after raising $300 million in latest funding round

MEDIA CANDY

Generation Wealth

Clear & Vivid with Alan Alda – The Actors from M*A*S*H — On How M*A*S*H Changed Our Lives

Current and Former Adam Carolla News Girls Gina Grad and Teresa Strasser to Launch New Podcast

Childish with Greg Fitzsimmons and Alison Rosen

Deadly Class

AT THE LIBRARY

How to Free Your Mind in the Trump Era by John Twelve Hawks

The Dark River: Book Two of the Fourth Realm Trilogy by John Twelve Hawks

MORON OF THE WEEK

People Don’t Trust Blockchain Systems

The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust by Kevin Werbach

FEEDBACK LOOP

The Precipice Foundation

Amazon Eats Eero

Amazon to Acquire eero to Help Customers Better Connect Smart Home Devices

Tinder, Grindr, and Other Dating Services Failed to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation: UK Report

Russia to disconnect from the internet as part of a planned test

Alexa turn up the heat and buy 5000 toilet rolls

Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted Slack-alternative

ZulipChat

NodeHost

Fitbit’s latest tracker is only available through your work or insurance

Little humor for the weekend, Mostly won’t get it.

National Enquirer’s big Pecker tried to shaft me – but I wouldn’t give him an inch, says Jeff Bezos after dick pic leak threat

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