The true purpose of Twitter has been discovered and it’s unsurprisingly about poo. San Francisco moves to Silicon Beach. Bring on man-poo beach. Security is off the hook. A bunch of new podcasts to check out. And Jason finally gives up on the FitBit.

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Show Notes

INTRO

Apple rumored to turn huge downtown LA building into flagship store, office space

Moving On Up: Google Just Bought 12 Acres Of Land In Playa Vista

Take a Look at Twitter’s New Buildings in Santa Monica

Vapid 0020 – Quantified Masturbation

That Facebook Copyright Thing Is Meaningless and You Should Stop Sharing It

One Weird Trick to Stop Facebook Hoaxes

Technology is making us blind: The dangerous complacency of the iPhone era

How Medium is trying to bring back the web we lost

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

IN THE NEWS

‘Gangnam Style’ Is So Popular It Broke YouTube’s View Counter

Supreme Court Facebook Case 2014: Anthony Elonis Lawsuit Asks Whether Violent Posts Should Be Considered Real Threats

Zillow sued for alleged sexual harassment described as ‘torture’

Obama wants to buy 50,000 body cams for police, monitor military gear handouts

Ridesharing firm Uber suspends operations in Nevada

Uber takes “disciplinary actions” against NY boss, likely involving high-fives

I quit: Miseries of an Uber driver

When Is Driving for Uber Actually Worth It?

Uber.gov

Uber job applicant says he was given access to passenger data for an entire day

When the Forces of Media Disruption Hit Home

Music publishers finally pull the trigger, sue an ISP over piracy

AT&T told to stop calling U-verse the “Fastest Internet for the price”

James Watson selling Nobel prize ‘because no-one wants to admit I exist’

James Watson Throws a Fit

SECURITY? HAH!

All PayPal accounts were 1 click away from hijacking

Point-of-Sale systems breached at major US parking garage operator

Sony Kept Thousands of Passwords in a Folder Named “Password”

Exclusive: FBI warns of ‘destructive’ malware in wake of Sony attack

Sony Pictures Investigates North Korea Link In Hack Attack

Sony Pictures Hack — 5 Things You Need To Know

Skimmer Innovation: ‘Wiretapping’ ATMs

Twitter to start snooping at which apps you have installed – here’s how to opt out

Europe’s next privacy war is with websites silently tracking users

The Tragic Password Mistake Hackers Are Hoping You’ll Make

Are you a robot? Introducing “No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA”

Amazon’s frightening CIA partnership: Capitalism, corporations and our massive new surveillance state

Operation Cleaver Report

What Happens When Spies Can Eavesdrop on Any Conversation?

AT THE LIBRARY

Wool by Hugh Howey

Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age

Wide-ranging conversation with Portland’s KBOO about Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

Noisli

MEDIA CANDY

The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds

By The Way, In Conversation with Jeff Garlin – Interview with Stephen Merchant

Transmission

AMC’s spoiling of the Walking Dead on Facebook and Instagram. Nice job assholes.

American Psycho by The (sorta) Misfits

Cuts From the Crypt

You’ll never guess which pop band has the most sophisticated song lyrics of all time

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

After I Saw This, My Bananas Never Went Bad Again!

CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music – Nigel Stanford

Lad Gets Lucky As He Runs Out Of Toilet Roll On A Train