"Psychic" Birds Wiretap Sony's Lava Cellphone

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2014-12-20

What is legal vs not, lava vs snow, birds vs tornadoes, EFF vs NSA, and more geeky news of the week.

Lasers clean Facebook Adds for AI Lawyers

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2014-12-13

Facebook protects users from posting “bad photos”, in-store shopping and Facebook, TSA adds bad security, China’s banned words, a new AI lawyer, and Sony news.

A Raspberry to the Frozen Gratitude of Things

2014-11-29

China censors bluntly, Disney helps coding and gets its influence all over it, Abrams potentially messes up Star Wars, security experts try to avert disaster and freak us out, and a theater group effectively designs a way for us to get inside the experience of someone with Parkinson’s. Basically, sometimes you can do pure harm or pure good, but mostly it’s Complicated.

Telling the Truth About E.T.'s Net Neutrality

2014-11-15

Miles and Bonnie debate about extravagance, subjective value, when not to tell the truth about lying, and other tech ethics.

Jammed Bat Collides with Cognitive Bias

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2014-11-08

Bats can jam bats, YouTube gos 60fps, Cognitive Dissidence, EFF ranks text services, plus math and physics and Geek News.

Virginia Gives Cloud Voting the Finger

2014-11-01

Mikeal Rogers, JavaScript community organizer extraordinaire and developer evangelist at DigitalOcean, joins the Geeks to talk about Virtual Private Servers, gritty details of the Cloud, and more geeky news in this episode of GeekSpeak.

Tesla's High Pressure Ads Fall from Space

2014-10-25

A chat about electric cars, Verizon selling data to advertisers, BitTorrent sync and more week in geek news.

No Talkative Cheerio Phones in Class: It's The Law!

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2014-10-18

“I’m about to explode” – smart battery.
“I tried internal processes.” – Snowden.
“Are you ok?” – Facebook.
“I love Cheerios.” – Fungi
…and more from the week in Geek News.

NSA Goes to the Mattresses for KUSP

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2014-10-11

During this pledge drive episode we talk about keyboards, flying cars, Kmart breach, Obama on net neutrality and more in the week of geek news.

Where Augmented Radio Has Pride

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2014-10-04

FaceBook apologizes to drag queens, virtual reality on the cheap, and the web gets physical. These stories and more on the Week in Geek with Bonnie, Lyle, and Miles.

Drones Bash Microwaved Internet Censorship

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2014-09-27

The Geeks discuss skinny jeans, phone charging hoaxes, and the ethics in tech & cyberspace. All this and more from Bonnie, Ben, and Miles during your Week In Geek.

Minecraft Goes Catphishing on the Moon

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2014-09-20

Alibaba goes IPO, Phishing and Catphishing, Microsoft buys Minecraft, Nvideo renders moon landing, Warrant Canarys, and more Geek News.

Credit Card Swiping is Dumb

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2014-09-13

Our take on Apple news plus “Oooooooooooklahoma where your private life is laid out on the plain…” and big new hard drive, and tiny radios and Heartbleed exploit wasn’t.

Podcasts, Diapers, and Death Threats

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2014-09-06

Currently Live – and adding and editing this show – refresh to get new content.

Ice-water on Your Kid's Screen Time

2014-08-30

Non-geeks in charge of cyber security, how to raise your kids in a digital age, is the Ice Bucket Challenge good? NB: In this episode we acknowledge the existence of fetishes, and name a couple.

Burning Man Takes Public Domain Monkey Selfie

2014-08-23

A discussion of Burning Man, digital art, copyright, security traffic lights, and more.

Post-Singularity, Comcast Will Harasses Itself

2014-08-16

Robin Williams was a Geek. One of us! One of us! Plus gleanings from Defcon — reasons to be freaked out/encouraged by the efforts of hackers — The Singularity, Comcast as a synonym for misery, and more geeky news.

HTTPS: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact

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2014-08-09

Science fiction is cool, science fact is hot, and skipping a web certificate can make you harder to find. This and more on this episode’s Week in Geek with Lyle, Ben, and Miles.

Jailbroken Cookies Taste like Puppies

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2014-08-02

Jailbroken phones vs unlocked, new puppy, NASA engine? or not? 3d printed stuff delivery service, high-speed internet is more likely with competition, and more GeekNews.

Also, did we mention Lyle got a puppy? Puppy!!!

FCC Unlocks Verizon for Netflix Keyboards

2014-07-26

Google gets into health, domain miscreant gets its due, various Verizon shenanigans, fancy keyboards, and more on this Week in Geek with Bonnie, Lindsey, and Miles.

Node.js Packages Noriega's Cratering Verizon Service

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2014-07-19

Daniel Shaw, founder of NodeSource, joins the Geeks to talk about open source software development, NodeJS and running a software company.

Tesla is not Tesla, and your phone is not FM Radio

2014-07-12

The Geeks debate government intervention in the name of emergency situations, highlight pretty pictures for your computer, look at efforts to go to the stars, and the usual cynical eyeballing of what Big Tech is up to. Join Bonnie, Lindsey, and Lyle as they discuss the Week in Geek.

The Politics of Fighting Fire with Fire

2014-07-05

The Mayday Superpac, patent reform in peril, unfunding NSA surveillance, how mosaics lead to Amazon Fire TV blowback, and more geek news with Bonnie and Lindsey.

Solar Thermal Aggregates Medical Data at 60fps

2014-06-28

Though Germany is not happy with the US at least now in the US your cell phone can’t be searched without consent.

Pepper Dies in Superlative Flying Car Notification

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2014-06-07

Finding new products, fab dies, WWDC interests, superlatives vs expletives, sucker fish of might, and other tech news.

Ahoy Self Driving Measles Meat

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2014-05-31

Pledge Drive Show: Donate to KUSP and learn about Stem Cell Meat, Google’s self driving car, Measles on the rise, an astroid that will not kill us – and Reading Rainbow is back!

Titanosaur Texting Teens Triggers Traffic Ticket

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2014-05-24

Electronic skate, iMessage causing pain, meteors, dinosaur bones and more!