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Show Notes


The Internet of Hate

As the Hashtag Celebrates Its 10th Birthday, Are We #Blessed?

Not everyone is a Facebook. Small companies are thriving even while surrounded by tech giants.


How A Burning Man Camp Project Became A Multimillion-Dollar Business

Uber picks Expedia head Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will be offered the job as Uber’s new CEO

A judge just sent Benchmark’s dramatic lawsuit against Travis Kalanick to arbitration

Uber’s market share has taken a big hit

Uber and Lyft’s effort to disrupt public transportation will hurt the environment and screw the poor

Domino’s and Ford will test self-driving pizza delivery cars’s-and-ford-will-test-self-driving-pizza-delivery-cars/ar-AAqUDK8

These four key areas of Trump’s tech policy are top of mind for Silicon Valley CEOs

Burger King launches WhopperCoin crypto-cash in Russia

Eliminating the Human


You can now play your music across multiple Echo devices

How to set up multi-room music playback with Amazon Echo

Majority of U.S. consumers still download zero apps per month, says comScore

Little Snitch 4

Carbon Copy Cloner 5

ammoon MS-12 Mini Foldable Desktop Tabletop Tripod Microphone Mic Stand Holder

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ pits BB-8 against its dark side, BB-9E

KFC made a VR training module and it’s terrifying


SiriusXM VOLUME gets louder with 3 new series from your favorite musicians and industry experts

Banking on Bitcoin

The Defenders

Death Note 2017

Death Note Original

Netflix develops marijuana strains based on its original shows

“Heathers” reboot TV series: Watch the first teaser trailer here

11 Fun Facts About A Fish Called Wanda


Depeche Mode’s Historic ’88 RoseBowl Concert Revisited at Eat/See/Hear Screening

Depeche Mode – 101

The Tick

Black Mirror Season 4 titles

Hello Internet


The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson

All These Worlds – Bobiverse Book 3 by Dennis E. Taylor

Terry Pratchett’s Unfinished Novels Have Been Destroyed With a Steamroller, in Accordance With His Wishes


The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

US judge says Yahoo data breach victims have the right to sue

Trump Cybersecurity Advisors Resign, Citing His ‘Insufficient Attention’ to Threats

This Is How Cops Trick Dark-Web Criminals Into Unmasking Themselves

Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

Amcrest IP2M-841 ProHD 1080P Wireless WiFi IP Camera, Black

Logi Circle

Nest Cam

Synology Disk Station 4-Bay Diskless Network Attached Storage (DS416j)


The one percent plans to ride out the end of the world in style

Wool Omnibus Edition by Hugh Howey

This Cube Is Made From Every Collectible Element on Earth


Shark-detecting drones to patrol Australia beaches