Educating Droids on Computer Security


Apple Watch Opinions, SpaceX Landing Failure, Huawei’s P8 phone, new Droid BB8, designed for security might have flaws, Massive Online Open Courses have issues in UC, anti-drone drones, and more Geek News of the week.

Maine Police Watch for Rude Texts


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

RadioShack Learns of New Job at Amazon


A goodbye and honoring of RadioShack, DRM/EME/W3C and trusting black boxes on all your computers (from your car to your phone),
how Machine Learning works, a bit about Natural Language Processing to get a job, Amazon opens a book store, and more GeekNews.

And Command/Ctrl + K brings up the link dialog!

AOL’s Opera Profits Apple


Topics inlude: AOL is still a thing? Bill Gates as cool guy singularity skeptic. Saluting our Apple high-profit overlords. Are scientists more right than the rest of us? And sad times for Dreamwork’s computer graphics artists.

Vaccine for False News Available on Skymaul


SkyMall closes, Windows10 for free, Twitter & Instagram wars, Doctorow’s Three Laws about digital rights, and moar. Bonnie Miles and Lyle.

SpaceX Gets Warm Looks from Apple


The heat is on with Apple functionality, rocket landings, encryption, politics, and the global climate.

Poker Game at CES Shakes up OSX


Very bad things happen to Macs, being tasered will be caught on camera, computers take the pot in Texas hold-em, and the highlights of CES, which doesn’t stand for Computer Electronics Show anymore. All of this and more on this episode of GeekSpeak.

Giants Take Up Robotic Arms in Cyber War


robotic arms, cyber attacks, 2015 looks to be the Year of Interesting Developments.

Stressed Lizards are all Thumbs


Amazon shares some interesting numbers, XBox and PS4 networks saved by and more weekly geeky news.

"Psychic" Birds Wiretap Sony's Lava Cellphone


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


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.

Feeling Video of the Police with AI


Advertising security might represent less secure sites, eyewitness not at good as video, Target targeted by banks ok, and more geeky week news.

A Raspberry to the Frozen Gratitude of Things


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


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


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


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


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!


“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


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


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.