Ep 341: Pizza or Pancreas

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  May 2, 2019

Slack warns investors; Sinemia calls it quits; Facebook’s White Walkers; drone parts delivery; give us our walls; Land Rover crypto; Twitter is not America; the Long (very dark) Night; Endgame; the Orville & Gotham finales; surveillance capitalism; magical realism; ads in spaaaaaaaaace; feedback.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Slack Warns Investors It’s a Target for Nation-State Hacking

Movie subscription service Sinemia is ending US operations

Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer

IN THE NEWS

Dead Facebook users could outnumber the living by 2069

Doctors used a drone to deliver a vital kidney transplant in historic flight

University of Maryland Unmanned Aircraft Used to Complete Kidney Transplant

Workers Love AirPods Because Employers Stole Their Walls

Jaguar Land Rover offers car owners crypto to share their driving data

Twitter Is Not America

MEDIA CANDY

Why You Couldn’t See a Damn Thing on This Week’s Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones Taught Us to Want Death. Then It Changed the Rules.

Game of Thrones | Season 8 Episode 3 | Game Revealed (HBO)

John Kelley Live at Moontribe September 1994 Victorville

Spotify confirms it paid $56 million for Parcast, taking its total podcast acquisition value to $400 million

Small Town Dicks

AT THE LIBRARY

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

MORON OF THE WEEK

Even Space Isn’t Safe From Ads

FEEDBACK LOOP

Scooters hacked to play rude messages to riders

Former student zapped $58,000 worth of PC equipment using a ‘USB Killer’ device

Whale found with harness on ‘may belong to Russian navy’

The sim swap the US isn’t using

League races drones by brainwaves alone

Coffee on a Blockchain? I know u like Blockchain guys 😉

If You Used This App, the Password of the Private WiFi Networks You Connected to Leaked Online

Apple defends removing parental control apps

Dreamweaver

Coda 2 by Panic