Ep 71: Too Soon?

Grumpy Old Geeks Podcast —  August 15, 2014

T’was a banner week for bad news delivered via the Internet. Brian get a cold. Jason gets down on landing page psychology. Both grumps think TMZ got scammed and lament the news coming out of BuzzFeed.

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Show Notes

Some of Jason’s pics from the first and second Gulf War protests in Chicago.

Why #Ferguson Wasn’t Trending For Some Social Media Users Last Night

Why Jargon Feeds On Lazy Minds

BREAKING: Apple iPhone 6 Pics — Drool, Geeks!

ALSO BREAKING: They’re fake. Shocking…

What Makes BuzzFeed Worth $850 Million?

BuzzFeed’s boss explains why the site has been quietly deleting thousands of its own posts.

Another nightmare Comcast customer service call surfaces

I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me

NYPD Sends Out Official Memo Telling Officers They’re Allowed to Be Photographed

Lyft Accuses Uber of Ordering and Canceling 5,560 Lyft Rides

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story

USB ‘critically flawed’ after bug discovery, researchers say

Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken

The Internet’s Vulnerable Backbone

Oryx and Crake

SitOrSquat: Restroom Finder by P&G Productions

SitOrSquat.com

Bald Bryan App

The Film Vault

Fox News Host Calls Robin Williams ‘Such A Coward’

Rush Limbaugh Says Robin Williams Killed Himself Because Leftists Are ‘Never Happy’

This Is A Masterclass In How To Win A Twitter Fight

InfoSec Taylor Swift – @SwiftOnSecurity

Good Morning, Vietnam

The Fisher King

What Dreams May Come

Does It Have Legs