Quiznos burns Burning Man; Apple’s new crap; McAfee 4 Prez; Augmented v Virtual reality; Russia bans porn, still into voyeurism; not into OverSuccess; new chairs, mail apps; welcome to the race, Homo naledi; Trainspotting 2, electric boogaloo?

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Show Notes

INTRO

A DAMN SANDWICH COMMERCIAL OFFERS PERFECT CRITIQUE OF BURNING MAN

STARTOURAGE: The Foursome Awakens

Self-driving cars can be stopped with a laser pointer

Researchers dazzle self-driving cars with laser beams

The Rich Get Richer

Overworked America: 12 Charts That Will Make Your Blood Boil

IN THE NEWS

A Layman’s Guide To The New iPhones, And Apple’s Other New Crap

Antivirus mogul John McAfee to run for president as member of “Cyber Party”

Nest outage cuts remote users off from Dropcams, thermostats

Apple iOS 9 Safari opens the flood gates to ad-blocking

Drunken attack on emotion-reading robot leaves it a little brain-dead

Why Facebook’s $2 Billion Bet on Oculus Rift Might One Day Connect Everyone on Earth

The Red Web: In Putin’s Russia, Internet watches you

Russia blocks Pornhub and ten other adult sites

Japan’s centenarian population hits record 60,000

SECURITY? HAH!

Apple and Other Tech Companies Tangle With U.S. Over Data Access

California legislature wants to mandate radio-readable driver’s licenses

Now We Know a Little Bit More About How the NSA Uses Software Vulnerabilities

Infrared Portraits Capture Counter-Surveillance Dissidents

Jacob on Twitter

AT THE LIBRARY

OverSuccess: Healing the American Obsession With Wealth, Fame, Power, and Perfection by Jim Rubens

The Art of Manliness Podcast #128: The Perils of OverSuccess With Jim Rubens

‘IT’S NOT WORTH IT’: Ad Exec’s Brutal Rant Before He Died Of Cancer Is Absolutely Chilling

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

Lock In: A Novel of the Near Future by John Scalzi

E-Book Sales Tank

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Mailplane

Boomerang

Herman Miller Mirra 2

Circuit Scribe

Canon unveils 250-megapixel prototype DSLR camera sensor

Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse

MEDIA CANDY

Trainspotting 2 is happening! Danny Boyle confirms original cast are returning

Netflix said to be producing a new series of Black Mirror

Watch Stephen Colbert’s dazzling “Late Show” monologue debut

Narcos

Blunt Talk

OOOH FANCY

New Species Of Human Discovered In South Africa

Anthony Bourdain Melts A Meteorite To Make A Beautiful Blade

A Scientist Has Come Up With A Theory That Could Disprove God

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

How Twitter Bots and Millennials Are Secretly Ruining Your Sex Life

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

The Morning Dump

Jeopardy, Alex Trebek and Johnny Gilbert

Try Blue Apron and get 2 meals free

Wolffepack Metro