Jason’s taking a personal day so guest host Fergal Lyons joins to talk waterparking, Star Wars, parenting in the digital age, Uber, hacking your fitbit & plane tickets, religion, AbFab & Mythbusters all while drinking high alcohol content beers.

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Show Notes

INTRO

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

“Boycott ‘Star Wars VII'” Movement Launched; Movie Called “Anti-White”

Back to the Future Day

‘Back to the Future’ Writer: Biff Tannen Is Based on Donald Trump

Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat Are All-In With New Anti-Bullying Emoji

IN THE NEWS

Pictured: The shocking ‘text neck’ X-rays that show how children as young as SEVEN are becoming hunch backs because of their addiction to smart phones

Struggling Yahoo Will Begin Relying on Google to Improve Its Search

Uber’s Siege on San Antonio

Free Uber!

Uber Artist

Airbnb ad campaign in San Francisco riles locals and librarians

Apple Music Has 6.5 Million Paying Subscribers

Benchmark’s Bill Gurley Is Talking to You, Unicorns: ‘Private Valuations Are Fake’

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

NASA Researchers 99.9% Certain SoCal Is Getting A Big Quake Soon

Controversial study claims 99.9 percent chance of major Los Angeles earthquake in 3 years

Appy Paper

Googlers Living at Google: Tiny Spaces, Probably No Sex

Number of London’s ‘working poor’ surges 70% in 10 years

SECURITY? HAH!

Botnet earns cash by generating fake listens on Spotify

U.S. investigating report email account linked to CIA director hacked

Why You Should Eat Your Airplane Boarding Pass Once You Take Your Seat

What’s in a Boarding Pass Barcode? A Lot

Target stores attacked by pornographic pranksters

’10-second’ theoretical hack could jog Fitbits into malware-spreading mode.

How safe is your quantified self? Tracking, monitoring, and wearable tech.

Fitbit Trackers Can Apparently Be Hacked In 10 Seconds

Apple issues fixes for a “shedload” of vulnerabilities

SOFTWARE, APPS & GADGETS

stone stochasticity project – your father smelt of elderberries

Norton Family

App Locker (Android)

AppLocker (iOS)

MEDIA CANDY

Hajj Stampede Death Toll Raised to a Staggering 2,121

Hot Chip covers Springsteen’s “Dancing In the Dark” with the most amazing retro ’80s video ever

Amazon goes after Fake Reviews

See the first image of Edina and Patsy together in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

MythBusters Is Ending in 2016 After 2,950 Experiments

ARE YOU KIDDING ME

Mind-Blowing Fruit and Vegetable Facts That Will Seem Obvious in Retrospect

Boo! A Decent-Size Asteroid Will Safely Pass Earth on Halloween.