It’s our 3rd anniversary show & there were drinks; we meander through biocoding, universal basic income, VR, death of Moore’s Law, Apple is 40, basic security (again!), drones, things we’re sick of there even being a debate about & Bad Santa 2. Or 3.

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Show Notes

INTRO

Are sketchy practices in the lab to blame for the replication crisis in psychology research?

IN THE NEWS

Deep Learning Is Going to Teach Us All the Lesson of Our Lives: Jobs Are for Machines

I Was a Top Radio Personality, and Author, So Why Wouldn’t Anyone Hire Me?

The First Batch of Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headsets Finally Shipped

The death of Instagram for brands

Snapchat Is Buying Bitstrips, the Company That Turns You Into an Emoji

Microsoft Tells Possible Yahoo Buyers It Would Consider Backing Bids With Big Bucks

Intel is officially slowing down the pace of CPU releases

Apple Moves to Middle Age

Netflix Has Been Degrading Video Quality on AT&T/Verizon and It’s Really Messed Up

Cadillac Just Made a Rear View Camera — Finally

Government documents reveal Dyson is making an electric car

SECURITY HAH!

Hackers raid Verizon enterprise customer data, 1.5 million affected

Lessons to learn from my Mexican phone theft nightmare

U.S. Indicts Seven Iranian Hackers Over Cyber Attacks

U.S. expected to charge Iran in network attacks on banks and New York dam

Nest’s Next Frontier for the Smart Home Is All About Security (If It Can Pull It Off)

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

AT THE LIBRARY

Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Hubsan H501S X4 FPV Brushless Drone

Apple iOS 9.3 update available today with ‘Night Shift’

How Much Money You’ll Make When You Recycle Through Apple’s Renew Program

Recycling an Apple product should be as easy as using one

MEDIA CANDY

House of Cards Season 4

X-Men: Apocalypse star Lucas Till cast as MacGyver in reboot pilot

Underworld – Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future

MORON OF THE WEEK

Anti-Vaxxers successfully bring back measles and whooping cough

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

Nation’s women fucking done with this shit

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

Bald Santa: David Letterman’s striking retirement look

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Black Metal Cats