Some TMI follow-up from last weeks episode. We touch on the obligatory potato salad story. Brian doesn’t even gloat about the Germany win. We dish on some books and software. A little disruption sneaks in too.

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Show Notes

Potato Salad

Leftshitz piece

Study Shows that 10,000 Hours of Practice Isn’t the Magic Number

Original source

LeBron James Website is the HTML Apocalypse

LeBron hasn’t got shit on Jim Carrey.

Google’s Larry Page: “I Think the Government’s Likely to Collapse Under Its Own Weight.”

Homestar Runner Is Coming Back!

Brazil Thought Magical Thinking Would Win Them the World Cup. They Were Wrong.

Google Maps can now tell you the exact distance between two points

LAPD Exposes Login To Data Harvesting Software During Interview With CNN

Crypto weakness in smart LED lightbulbs exposes Wi-Fi passwords

“Weaponized” exploit can steal sensitive user data on eBay, Tumblr, et al.

Security company says your data can easily be recovered from ‘wiped’ Android phones

Big Data should not be a faith-based initiative

NSA trove shows 9:1 ratio of innocents to suspicious people in “targeted surveillance”

Robogenesis: A Novel

Amped

Why The Music Industry’s Next Big Disruption Is In The Recording Studio

DiskMaker

Why Did Starfleet Allow Families Aboard the Enterprise in Star Trek: The Next Generation?

Bill Murray’s Unreleased 1984 Sci-Fi Comedy Is Now Online

Transcendence

Gracepoint

The Killing

35 Genius Travel Tips That Will Change Your Life Forever

The First Text Message Ever Was Sent 21 Years Ago Today

RocketSkates let you zip along the sidewalk at a top speed of 12MPH

Reid’s Chocolates

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