Miscreant and misanthrope Sean Bonner joins us this week to talk about his art/music project, Hope X, open hardware, Safecast, and more. We also run down some cool new books and the general tomfoolery on the Internet this week. You know the drill.

Show Notes

Didn’t Read Facebook’s Fine Print? Here’s Exactly What It Says

Facebook Explains Why It Wants to Be a Retail Store

The tech utopia nobody wants: why the world nerds are creating will be awful

Help shape OS X Yosemite.

LittleBits Now Lets You Build Your Own DIY Smart Home

Sean Bonner

Exhibition listing on Subliminal Projects, for VITA E MORTE exhibition which opens July 26th

Preview of artworks

Main CMHHTD project website

Stream CMHHTD songs

Both CMHHTD EP’s on iTunes (new one is pre order)

First CMHHTD EP on Pirate Bay

CMHHTD on YouTube

The Majority Of Today’s App Businesses Are Not Sustainable

And as if on cue Yahoo! buys Flurry for $300MM

Airbnb Host Seeks Help In Evicting Squatter From Palm Springs Home

Comcast’s worst nightmare: How Tennessee could save America’s Internet

Grumpy Old Geek Pro-Tip: If you steal something, do not post photos of you on social media with said stolen items.

Israeli women are showing support for the IDF — by showing their boobs

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

Snowden: Dropbox is an NSA surveillance target, use Spideroak instead

Edward Snowden: ‘If I end up in chains in Guantánamo I can live with that’ – video interview


This is how you invent a person online

Amped – Daniel H. Wilson

Amped – Douglas E. Richards

Wired – Douglas E. Richards

Earth Awakens (The First Formic War) – Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston

The future of warfare: Why we should all be very afraid

Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service by Hank Crumpton

This Is the Best 5,453-Word Interview With Bronson Pinchot About Audiobooks You Will Ever Read

Tower 2

Game of War – Fire Age

Comic-Con: ‘Firefly’ Cast Reunite for Online Game

How to Follow Soccer Now that the World Cup Is Over

Led Zepplin: Mothership

Alien Autopsy: William Barker on Schwa, two decades later

Orphan Black

Blake Lively’s Preserve lifestyle site: another pandering mess of e-commerce

‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5’ Gets Summer 2017 Release Date

High Schoolers Ponder the Meaning of ‘Fashion’ in 1984

Brian’s record collection