It’s a good week for us. Yo!, Slingshot, and Washboard are all the buzz and we’re all left scratching our heads on what the hell is going on. Brian apologizes. Jason is sick as a dog and contrary to Brians accusations, there was only 1 swig of Jamesons. You know. For kids.

Show Notes

What Elon Musk did — and did not — do when he “opened” Tesla’s patents

Does the World Cup Have a Lingua Franca?

Two Dots update


This startup that will sell you $10 of Quarters for $14.99

People Invested $1 Million In An App That Just Says ‘Yo’

Facebook launches Slingshot

Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon’s Fire Phone might be the biggest privacy invasion ever (and no one’s noticed)

Amazon starting their Mobile Ad offering with a $6 guaranteed CPM for the first few months.

YouTube Confirms Subscription Service Imminent, Warns of Takedowns


Dr. Oz’s bad medicine

It’s Official, You Can Finally View GIFs on Twitter

Which VPN Services Take Your Anonymity Seriously? 2014 Edition

Private Internet Access

AT&T offers customers affected by data breach one year of credit monitoring

US Marshal CCs, rather than BCCs, those interested in anonymous Bitcoin auction

Robert Scoble thinks privacy advocates have “overstepped their bounds”, has useful advice for victims of violent stalkers, and is jealous of your threesomes

SmartWater CSI

Proton Mail begging for money

The Long Mars

It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

The Sweet Set-up

Jason on Quit!

Reeder 2 for Mac

Reeder 2 for iOS


Tech Douchebags

Jason on Tech Douchebags

Safety First with Jordan Cooper

The Feed by Libsyn

Today in iOS

Negativland gives away ‘U2’ multi-track master, invites fans to remix infamous single

Very cool little music tool

Ringly – Vibration goodie for your phone

Marpac Dohm-DS Dual Speed Sound Conditioner

Philips Hf3321 goLITE BLU

This Graphic Shows How Americans Spend Money In Real Time

Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.

Fermented Turmeric Tea