The grumps abide news from CES; pre-net life; Lumosity lied; Zuck’s Hoodie Home AI; taking down power grids; Everkey vaporware; Oculus Rift, Drone B4UFLY & cutting cords with Tablo; drunk movie reviews; Sobchak meets Trump; the great dogs pants debate.

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Show Notes

INTRO

THE MOST EFFECTIVE GOAL-SETTING PLAN YOU’LL EVER FIND. (PLUS TEMPLATE WORKSHEET)

21 People Reveal What They Miss About Life Before The Internet

Here’s What That Post About Taking a Train Across the USA for $213 Doesn’t Tell You

Across the USA by Train for Just $213

IN THE NEWS

Here’s The Important Stuff From CES 2016 Day One

U.S. Marshals Raid Hoverboard Booth at CES

Quanergy Announces $250 Solid-State LIDAR for Cars, Robots, and More

FTC files claim against Lumosity for false and deceptive advertising

Lumosity settles claims it misled you over ‘brain training’

Driverless Cars Are Going to Kill Insurance Companies

GM Invests $500 Million in Lyft, Plans System for Self-Driving Cars

People Woke Up And Realized They Spent Hundreds Of Dollars On Uber For New Year’s Eve

Today is my first day at Uber

Uber fail: Why the start-up giant stumbled in Europe — and how it could happen in the U.S.

Yellow Cab to file for bankruptcy

Who Controls Your Facebook Feed

Mark Zuckerberg: I’m building an AI for my home that’s ‘kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man’

Human-Machine Superintelligence Can Solve the World’s Most Dire Problems

Twitter Invests In Muzik, a High-End Headphone Startup

Tesla Model S catches fire at supercharger station in Norway

The FAA’s Lame New Attempt to Promote Drone Safety

SECURITY HAH!

Hackers shut down power grid in Ukraine

Time Warner Cable says data from 320K customers stolen

Everykey

Everykey: 3 years and $250,000… is it vaporware?

Comcast Xfinity Home Security System Leaves Home-Owners Unsecured

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Anti-Vaxxers Fund Study That Finds Zero Link Between Vaccinations And Autism

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Oculus Delays Touch Motion Controllers Until Second Half of 2016

Fitbit’s stock is tanking after it unveiled its new smartwatch

iPad Mini 4

iPad Air

Apple TV

Tablo gives your Apple TV a DVR for live video

MEDIA CANDY

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Bridge of Spies

Mission Impossible: Rouge Nation

George Lucas Criticizes Latest ‘Star Wars’ Installment

Leonardo DiCaprio Only Dates Women Who Are 20 to 25 Years of Age

Related:

Graded on Looks

New ‘Game of Thrones’ Book Won’t Be Ready Before New ‘Game of Thrones’ TV Season

‘Dredd’ is coming to Netflix in 13 Episode Mini Series Event!

MORON OF THE WEEK

Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee Got Stuck in a Roller Coaster During His Farewell Concert

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

“Shut the f**k up Donny”: This mashup of The Big Lebowski’s Walter Sobchak silencing Donald Trump is everything

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

The Internet’s Latest Debate: How Would a Dog Wear Pants?

New “Dog Pants” Trend Keeps Your Furry Friend Clean and Warm During Their Outdoor Adventures

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Happy Birthday, David Bowie!

Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking