Losing yourself in your digital world, John Oliver attempts to get people to care about privacy, disrupting booze, Bukowski, Hugo’s get gamed, backup tips, Beiber, it’s a Facebook Life & we finally agree with the FBI on something: WordPress sucks!

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Show Notes

INTRO

Localhost

The future of loneliness

The Living Room

Taco Bell Is Going To Start Testing Out A Delivery Service

Why John Oliver Can’t Find Americans Who Know Edward Snowden’s Name (It’s Not About Snowden)

NSA & CIA Analysts Watching Porn, A Lot of Porn, More Than You Could Ever

Can They See My Dick?

The NSA is still collecting “your dick pics”: Edward Snowden’s terrifying warning for John Oliver and America

Save Our Podcasts Legal Defense Fund

IN THE NEWS

HBO Now

LinkedIn + lynda.com

This Is Big: A Robo-Car Just Drove Across the Country

Creating 20-Year-Old Liquor in Six Days: How the Spirits Industry Is About to Be Transformed

Facebook’s New Baby-Photo Feature Lets Children Inherit a Digital Identity

You Can Now Serve Divorce Papers on Facebook

Videogame Publishers: No Preserving Abandoned Games, Even for Museums and Archives, Because All “Hacking” is Illegal

Google wants to save us from spoilers on social media

Hulu Launches Its Own GIF Search Engine

SECURITY? HAH!

‘Cowardly’ revenge porn site operator CRIES as he is sentenced to 18 years for publishing thousands of nude photos online and charging women $350 to remove them

Now That Basically All Revenge Porn Has Moved Out Of The US, Al Franken Says FBI Should Do Something

A search engine competing with Google by keeping users anonymous just tripled its growth

You Can Now Opt Out of Verizon’s Supercookie Mobile Tracking Program

Microsoft Users Now Have to Opt Out of Having Third Parties Track Their Data

NYC officials remove Edward Snowden statue secretly installed in Brooklyn park

Return the Edward Snowden Statue in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn.

Firefox 37 arrives with Opportunistic Encryption support

Firefox disables “opportunistic encryption” to fix HTTPS-crippling bug

Google let root certificate for Gmail expire, causing e-mail hiccups

Facebook publishes new security settings guide

Facebook Privacy Basics

Facebook hit with class action lawsuit over facial recognition data

FBI Warns of Fake Govt Sites, ISIS Defacements

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Jason’s Cashtag

AT THE LIBRARY

We Learn Nothing: Essays by Tim Kreider

Lazy: A Manifesto

I forgot just how amazingly good Children of Dune is.

Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski

This Idea Must Die

How Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Got Their Own Full-Blown Gamergate

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

ChronoSync 4.6

Carbon Copy Cloner 4

Logitech MK710 Wireless Desktop Mouse and Keyboard Combo

MEDIA CANDY

Roast of Justin Bieber

Twin Peaks Cast Members on What the Show Would Look Like Without David Lynch

This New Podcast About Adnan Syed Will Pick Up Where Serial Left Off

The Bottom Line: Martin Gore Interviewed

Watch the trailer for Other Space, the new show from Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig

Defector air drops The Interview DVDs into North Korea

Daredevil on Netflix

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

Disappearing Act! Penn Jillette Drops 105 Lbs.!

The Rock’s Diet…

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Ride – OX4

James Best, Rosco P. Coltrane of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard,’ Has Died