The episode that almost didn’t happen flies by with talk of flying, Apple Music, AT&T & Uber spankings, new Top Gear hosts, committing future sins, drone regulations, post-App landscapes, American Gods, Game of War, Star Wars Battlefront & Cyndi Lauper!

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Show Notes

INTRO

The American middle class isn’t coming back — it’s going to die with the Baby Boomers

Here’s What Happens to Your $10 After You Pay for a Month of Apple Music

IN THE NEWS

California labor commission rules Uber drivers are employees, which could clobber the $50 billion company

AT&T faces $100 million fine for quietly throttling data speeds (update: AT&T responds)

Here’s why Pandora just bought a radio station in South Dakota

Chris Evans to lead new Top Gear line-up!

History used to be collective. Facebook is making it selfish.

What sins of the future are you committing right now?

The FAA plans to finalize commercial drone rules within a year, and Amazon is ready

SECURITY? HAH!

LastPass was hacked, but notes ‘vast majority’ of users are safe

Apple CORED: Boffins reveal password-killer 0-days for iOS and OS X

1Password inter-process communication: a discussion

HAYDEN MOCKS EXTENT OF POST-SNOWDEN REFORM: “AND THIS IS IT AFTER TWO YEARS? COOL!”

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

APPLE AND GOOGLE RACE TO SEE WHO CAN KILL THE APP FIRST

AT THE LIBRARY

Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections by Patrick Smith

Love Me When I’m Gone: The true story of life, love, and loss for a Green Beret in post-9/11 war. by Robert Patrick Lewis

The Pact

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Here’s The First Actual Gameplay Footage Of Star Wars Battlefront

MEDIA CANDY

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods gets full series order on Starz

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

Seth MacFarlane Sang Cyndi Lauper’s Greatest Hits As Peter And Stewie Griffin

The USPS Facility That Deciphers Your Illegible Handwriting

ZOOKEEPERS ARE RECREATING CHRIS PRATT’S MOVES IN JURASSIC WORLD

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

World Party

Best in Show

Underworld

Collection

Zane Lamprey’s Monkey Rum

Photo by JPD. Rum and Jacket by Zane Lamprey.

Photo by JPD. Rum and Jacket by Zane Lamprey.