Stay the hell out of our thought experiments! You’re stuck with Twitter’s shenanigans for a few years. Jason dumps his technolust. Brian got his Uber reach-around finally. The 1099 economy hits new lows. We review some crappy young adult novels.

Show Notes

U2’s Manager Responds to Backlash: If You Don’t Like This Gift, Delete It

Apple Lets You Preserve Your Musical Taste With A U2 Album Removal Tool

Apple Will Allow Ingrate Public to Return the Sacred Gift of U2

Why ‘free’ will eventually cost you

iTunes EULA

iTunes Store EULA

Silicon Valley Has Officially Run Out of Ideas

Hattip to: @andreaskrohn

Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away

Redesigning not retreating – Notes from my talk at Wisdom 2 Europe


Goodbye Macworld

On Death and iPods: A Requiem

Facebook launches an open source organization and releases new routing tech

Germany Just Asked Google To Do The Impossible: Reveal Its Secret Search Algorithm

Microsoft Builds A Mobile Keyboard For iOS, Android And Windows

Codenamed “Moments”, Facebook Has Built An App For Super-Private Sharing

Major Android Bug is a Privacy Disaster (CVE-2014-6041)

THREE QUARTERS of Android mobes open to web page spy bug

Apple will no longer unlock most iPhones, iPads for police, even with search warrants

Apple’s Legal Process Guidelines for US Law Enforcement

Comcast Declares War on Tor?

Setting The Record Straight On Tor

Feds Threatened to Fine Yahoo $250K Daily for Not Complying With PRISM

The FBI just finished building its facial recognition system

For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe

James Frey – First a Liar, Now a Copycat

Douglas E. Richards – Mind’s Eye

iOS 8: New Features

A Tale Of Two Apps

Yik Yak


Urban Outfitters apologizes for its blood-red-stained Kent State sweatshirt

Robin Thicke: Pharrell wrote “Blurred Lines” while I was high on vicodin

Battlestar Galactica Bomber Jacket

A typical microwave oven uses more electricity keeping its digital clock on standby than it does heating food.