Jason’s live at DerbyCon; a # is not consent; offloading our memories; Du Hast vomiting rainbows; algorithms will beat your fantasy team; dislike this; #KardBlock’n the dom; mystery emojis; making Steve Jobs boring; Snowden, Maher & Dawkins lose it.

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Show Notes

INTRO

Pandora’s CEO Explains Why ‘Free’ Music Is Worth So Much: Op-Ed

Did I Just Give My #Permission? Hashtag Consent for Photo Usage is Trending

IN THE NEWS

The internet is eating your memory, but something better is taking its place

Snapchat buys Looksery, a 2-year-old startup that lets you Photoshop your face while you video chat

Drug Goes From $13.50 a Tablet to $750, Overnight

DraftKings vs. FanDuel: Whoever wins, it won’t be you

Apple Car shipments aimed for 2019, Apple said to speed up development

A New Light-Based Memory Chip Could Change the Fundamentals of Computing

First driverless pods to travel public roads arrive in the Netherlands

This Is Apple’s Weird New Emoji

How the Church of Scientology fought the Internet—and why it lost

Facebook to roll out a ‘dislike’ button … what’s not to like?

Selfies have killed more people than sharks this year, reports show

SECURITY? HAH!

iOS 9 Lock Screen Exploit Gives Evildoers Access to Your Photos and Contacts

France Rejects Google Appeal on Cleaning Up Search Results Globally

Techie finds 1.5 MEELLION US medical records exposed on Amazon’s AWS

Yet another pre-installed spyware app discovered on Lenovo computers

Profiled: From Radio to Porn, British Spies Track Web Users’ Online Identities

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Thought about you when I saw this

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

#KardBlock

MEDIA CANDY

Jeremy Clarkson’s Amazon Prime show could be called ‘Gear Knobs’

Francis Lawrence Directing Neil Gaiman ‘Neverwhere’ Adaptation for TV

Prometheus 2 Is Actually Called Alien: Paradise Lost

Rammstein In Amerika

MORON OF THE WEEK

Edward Snowden has a really good theory as to why we’ve never heard from aliens

Richard Dawkins Has a Conspiracy Theory: ‘Clock Kid’ Ahmed Mohamed ‘Wanted to Be Arrested’

Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins sink to new lows: Trolling a child in the name of Islamaphobia is not “passion for truth”

OOOH FANCY

Can You Solve Einstein’s Riddle?

“Mahatma Gandhi, as you know, walked barefoot most of the time, which produced an impressive set of calluses on his feet. He also ate very little, which made him rather frail and with his odd diet, he suffered from bad breath. This made him …(Oh, man, this is so bad, it’s good)… A super calloused fragile mystic hexed by halitosis.”

You’re not irrational, you’re just quantum probabilistic: Researchers explain human decision-making with physics theory

Two Supermassive Black Holes Are Going To Collide And Here’s What Will Happen

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

LUSH IS BACK!