Depressed Flying Death Machine Cheats on Bacon-Weed

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2015-07-25

First DNA marker for depression; a new protein rich seaweed that tastes like bacon; 2014 was the warmest; cheating site gets hacked, possible moral hacking; a flying handgun is created to the dismay of humanity; and more geeky news of the week.

Arrr! Freebooters will Block your Tweets, Ladies

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2015-07-18

Twitter your government, ads waste bandwidth and your time, maybe Uber drivers are contractors, Facebook benefiting from stolen Youtube videos, and more Geek News of the week.

Aussie's Carpool to Pluto using IPv6

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2015-07-11

The ever-nearing IPv4 apocalypse, cool hybrids no one can afford, hiccups on the way to Pluto, and the role of free speech when national security is at stake. Check out the discussion about these stories and more with the Geeks while you ask for a carpooler with your cell phone.

Also, goats

Internet Access Sucks? Try More Fibre

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2015-07-04

Santa Cruz City is getting fiber; learn a bit about how a City can get fiber from our special guest Chris Neklason. Also, Supreme Court rejects Java API Copyright appeal, improvements in fiber distance, ISPs suck in the US, SpaceX has it’s first major problem, selfie sticks are banned by the mouse, and hobby drone interferes with firefighting.

Want Encrypted Ads? Read the Book!

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2015-06-27

How Amazon will hold revenue until you read the book, NY goes after Verizon, ask a better DNS server, ad blocking, and more geek news of the week,

Lastpass takes Hyperloop to Private Conference

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2015-06-20

That battery thing was over-blown, Google IO, WWDC, NodeConf, tech diversity, some changes to iOS and much more geek news.

Plus an interview with Neil Stevenson about his new book, “Seveneves.” If you plan to read it, wait on listening to the interview because it contains spoilers.

Power your voice searches with Java

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2015-06-13

Repairman beats Google search algorithms, battery booster explained, Chrome limiting Flash, are APIs copyrightable, and more GeekNews of the week.

Hola! Photos and PGP; Adios Car Ownership

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2015-06-06

A bit of Google I/O:Google Photos, Facebook PGP, GM says you don’t own your car.

Adult Friends Reset Their Focus Virtually

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2015-05-30

VR is going social, how to stop fob hacking car thieves, more Starbucks hacking, security breaches, more NSA Snowden stuff and much more Geek News of the Week.

Distracted Flying Car Crashes into Walled Garden

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2015-05-23

Wearables while driving, hacking while flying, self driving cars, Facebook instant’s walled garden, and passwords, passwords, passwords.