Yosemite upgrade hell. Pros and cons of too much tech. Unplugging for fun, profit, and sanity. Breech fatigue is now a thing plus hacks of the week. Ed Snowden’s drinking habits and new film career. Good books and music biz epitaphs.

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Show Notes

INTRO

We must stop praying to our iPhones: Dissent and critical thinking in the Internet era

The First Case of ‘Google Glass Addiction’ Is Really an Addiction to Work

Multitasking Damages Your Brain And Career, New Studies Suggest

AI WEBSITES THAT DESIGN THEMSELVES

Are We All Cyborgs Now?

Neil deGrasse Tyson rips startup culture: “Society has bigger problems than what can be solved with your next app”

Does Neil deGrasse Tyson make up stories?

IN THE NEWS

Apple leaks the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

Introducing a new audio experience on Twitter

Hackers Access At Least 100,000 Snapchat Photos And Prepare To Leak Them, Including Underage Nude Pictures

Uber Flunks the Better Business Bureau Test

HBO is going to sell standalone subscriptions on the internet, without cable TV, starting next year

SECURITY? HAH!

Sophos Chet Chat Podcast

Dairy Queen Confirms Breach at 395 Stores

Kmart becomes the latest retail data breach victim

Massive list of Dropbox credentials leaked, change your password immediately

Dropbox wasn’t hacked

Blubrry Hacked

Edward Snowden’s Privacy Tips: “Get Rid Of Dropbox,” Avoid Facebook And Google

Who’s Watching Your WebEX?

This Tiny Box Will Let You Stay Anonymous on the Internet

Anonabox – Tor router box is false representation, possibly even scam!

Would You Lie to Airport Screeners?

Serbia V Albania Suspended As Drone Flies Above Pitch, Teams Fight And Fans Riot

Lakeland Interceptor Fully Encapsulated Front Entry Level A Vapor Protective Suit

Depend Maximum Absorbency Underwear

AT THE LIBRARY

Bitter Seeds (Milkweed) by Ian Tregillis

The Coldest War (Milkweed) by Ian Tregillis

Shantaram: A Novel

MEDIA CANDY

Citizenfour review – Poitras’ victorious film shows Snowden vindicated

These Are the Emails Snowden Sent to First Introduce His Epic NSA Leaks

Edward Snowden’s Girlfriend, Lindsay Mills, Moved To Moscow To Live With Him

Dr. Drew Podcast #135 – Dr. Andrew Hill

Last Week Tonight on YouTube

Bono Apologizes. Sorta.

Not One Artist’s Album Has Gone Platinum In 2014

Iggy Pop: ‘If I had to depend on what I get from album sales I’d be tending bars between sets’

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

Is This a Clip From a Trent Reznor Score or a Household Appliance?

S0105 Macintosh Classic Case Cover for Iphone 5 5s

SINEAD’S MUSINGS. STRICTLY NOT FOR MINORS. COPYRIGHT SINEAD O’CONNOR

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

A man received the highest honor of service from both the Allies and Axis in World War II.

Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

KINETICA ARTFAIR

Bronze Calf

The Art of Charm Bootcamps

Divi Theme

Ebola Self-Test

STUFF WE SKIPPED

Special series on las Vegas

The NSA and Me

Retired NSA Technical Director Explains Snowden Docs

Drones and everything after

Watch Yosemite Adoption in real-time

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