Maine Police Watch for Rude Texts

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2015-04-18

Your Mac needs a patch; you may decide you need the Apple watch if you fall for trying one one; The Maine police learned they needed to be more careful with their data — by paying a price; the Geeks need a workable chat/text platform across mobile systems; and the world needs your ideas for the etiquette of handling each others’ devices.

Story Corps Reflects on Discrimination During Roadtrip

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2015-04-11

Volvo develops an invisible and highly reflective spray paint, Snapchat also goes transparent, tell your story for the library of congress through the Story Corp App, how to learn to program in Spanish class and much more this week in Geek News.

Tsunami of Sound Turns Moon Pitch Black

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2015-04-04

Don’t email personal data, Amazon does good, extinguish fire with sound, moving asteroids by tractor beams, and more wonderful GeekNews.

PWN2OWN Flushes Birds With Hanlon's Razor

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2015-03-28

Security prompts don’t help you think, Tricoders are closer then you think, abandoned means abandoned with cool pictures, are people evil or stupid, how to pwn a browser, Mars photos, and more GeekNews.

Tesla S Interviews at Uber

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2015-03-21

The Geeks discuss self-driving cars, face recognition, terrible job interviews, and get fannish at the in-person appearance of our Canadian correspondent, Greg Merkley

Siri gets an alternative Lyft to Pi Energy

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2015-03-14

Dedicated to Terry Pratchett on this PiDay episode we commemorate 40years of Hitchhiker’s Guide, 30year birthday of the oldest dot-com, chat about Seri voice data, wind and ocean alt energy, and talk about the new Apple products.

Git Renders Spock in Holographic Pi

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2015-03-07

This pledge show episode: GitLab and Renderman, Spock-ifing CA money, Google Facts ranking, Art-Feminisim Wikipedia edit day and much more.

Live Long and Prosper, Net Neutrality

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2015-02-28

FCC’s awesome net neutrality ruling, good bye to a geek icon, PIfs a file system using Pi for storage, debate the blue/black/gold/white dress and handle other tech news of the week.

Refurbished Killer Robot Silences Waldo

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2015-02-21

The robotic uprising has begun! Robot vacuums and car washes are attacking back. Other topics include Where’s Waldo search strategy, a personal robot and Star Trek on Kickstarter, and Sony’s aesthetically questionable smart glasses.

Cruise to the Summit in your iVan

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2015-02-14

Space and security are the topics this week; from star wars cruises to space submarines and huge password dumps to counter reverse-engineering software.