2014-12-27
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Stressed Lizards are all Thumbs

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

2014-12-20
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"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.

2014-12-13
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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.

2014-12-06
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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.

2014-11-29
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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.

2014-11-22
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Barbie Gives the NSA a Virus

Barbie needs fixing.

2014-11-15
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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.

2014-11-08
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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.

2014-11-01
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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.

2014-10-25
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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.

2014-10-18
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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.

2014-10-11
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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.

2014-10-04
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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.

2014-09-27
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Drones Bash Microwaved Internet Censorship

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.

2014-09-20
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Minecraft Goes Catphishing on the Moon

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

2014-09-13
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Credit Card Swiping is Dumb

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.

2014-09-06
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Podcasts, Diapers, and Death Threats

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

2014-08-30
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Ice-water on Your Kid's Screen Time

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.

2014-08-23
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Burning Man Takes Public Domain Monkey Selfie

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

2014-08-16
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Post-Singularity, Comcast Will Harasses Itself

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.

2014-08-09
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HTTPS: Science Fiction vs. Science Fact

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.

2014-08-02
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Jailbroken Cookies Taste like Puppies

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!!!

2014-07-26
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FCC Unlocks Verizon for Netflix Keyboards

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.

2014-07-19
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Node.js Packages Noriega's Cratering Verizon Service

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

2014-07-12
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Tesla is not Tesla, and your phone is not FM Radio

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.

2014-07-05
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The Politics of Fighting Fire with Fire

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.

2014-06-28
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Solar Thermal Aggregates Medical Data at 60fps

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

2014-06-07
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Pepper Dies in Superlative Flying Car Notification

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

2014-05-31
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Ahoy Self Driving Measles Meat

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!

2014-05-24
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Titanosaur Texting Teens Triggers Traffic Ticket

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

2014-05-17
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Ferengi Texts 911 about FCC Micro Bead Desalination

The Ferengi plan to support Net Neutrality, New York bans micro beads in face cleaning. the ID stop for bikes, avatar choices, desalination technical breakthrough and more tech news and calls with Ben, Bonnie, and Lyle.

2014-05-10
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Trashing Passwords from Space with Lightroom

Password day, planes powered by fuel from garbage, a design for commercial space flight, looking back in time at websites past, a new bitcoin-based cologne, and a live video feed from space.

Special Geek Guest Sharad Mangalick, Digital Imaging Product Manager at Adobe, speaks about Camera Raw and the recently-released Adobe Lightroom Mobile.

2014-05-03
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Badger Corrects OpenSSL's Spin with Pyramid Power

Window manager geeking out, privacy with Badger by EFF, Core Infrastructure Initiative, spin that exoplanet, and how to win at rock-paper-scissors.

2014-04-26
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SpaceX Sues Net Neutrality Over Bouncing Batteries

Does a battery’s ability to bounce alter when uncharged? We find out from our own myth-busting team!
Also, Miles completely flubs a story on a SpaceX lawsuit; read the linked story to find out how wrong he was. These stories and more in this episode of Geek Speak.

2014-04-19
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Falling Rock Arrested for Fake Iapetus Tweets

The mountain range that fell from space, earth-like planet discovered, open source seeds, stem cells help the blind, and other Geek news, with Miles, Ben and Bonnie. This show is dedicated to the memory of Finn, a good dog.

2014-04-12
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Fruit Fly Prints Plane while Violin Plays Heartbleed

Fruit flies are mini-jet-fighters, Staples prints in 3D, Violinists and Stradivarius, Hearbleed explained and much more.

2014-04-05
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NASA's Meteoric Software Clocked at Terminal Velocity

Skydiver films meteoroid, NASA and Microsoft open source code, Subversion switches to Git, Zebras are stripy because… – Some car tech, and listener calls. Fun Fun show.

2014-03-29
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Virtual 3D Klingon Skull Chooses Carrier

Rings around an Astroid, Klingon Subtitles, Facebook goes virtual and Our experiences with alt phone carriers Net10, Ting, and Kitty Wireless.

2014-03-22
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Facebook Recognizes the Mosquito Reading Your Email

Bonnie, Ben, and Lindsey talk about geek news of the week including various reactions to security and the lack thereof. Facebook, Microsoft, FCC, Twitter, Turkey, and mosquitoes…. oh my

2014-03-15
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OK Google, Tell the Patient to Say "Ah"

Dr. Dawn joins the Geeks to talk about technology in the medical sphere, the CIA spies on the US Senate, and the US gives up control of DNS. All of this and more in the Week in Geek while we take your calls on this episode of GeekSpeak.

2014-03-08
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Upgrade Your Jacket's Porn Filters With Pennies

It’s pledge time again on KUSP, where all of our equipment like mics, headphones, air time, producers, AND THE PODCAST (Hint! Hint!) gets paid for. Please take a moment to donate to KUSP either on the website or the toll-free number (US only) 888-777-1507 so that we can continue to provide the Week in Geek news and banter you’ve come to know and love.

2014-03-01
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Mt. Gox Can't Afford the $25 Phone

It’s pledge time again on KUSP, where all of our equipment like mics, headphones, air time, producers, AND THE PODCAST (Hint! Hint!) gets paid for. Please take a moment to donate to KUSP either on the website or the toll-free number (US only) 888-777-1507 so that we can continue to provide the Week in Geek news and banter you’ve come to know and love.

2014-02-22
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Sadistically Trolling Neutron Stars with Unintended Acceleration

From inside their bionic exoskeletons, covering the Week in Geek and taking your calls.

2014-02-15
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Jade Rabbit Horoscope: You will Learn to Program

Unprofitable Music, China’s Lunar Rover, Should Bonnie learn to program, Americans do not believe in Astrology, Comcast buys Time Warner, and much more GeekNews.

2014-02-08
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The Game of Tech Life

A contestant uses game theory to win at jeopardy. Also, boost your tech literacy to keep companies from gaming you.

2014-02-01
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Dark Matter Has a Bucky Ball on the Moon

Jaime Snyder joins the geeks to chat about the life and work of his grandfather Buckminster Fuller, an inspirational thinker and architect.
And in the first half of the show: international exploration of space, treats for programmers, and governments NOT going into cahoots with corporations.

2014-01-25
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Ukraine's Outage Executes Quantum Timestamp

Anniversaries, Google Glitches, China’s Internet Outage, Space and Science News, and Facebook vs Princeton. We also talked with a listener about ways of cryptographically proving time stamps.

2014-01-18
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Fish Eats Floppy Plane on Mac's 30th Aniversery

Mac turns 30, XP Rebirth, Fish eats Bird, Mozilla mapping cell towers, and much more on this episode of GeekSpeak.

Our Guest Daniel Kottke talks about the Mac 30th anniversary.

2014-01-11
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Backup Your Toothbrush's Password in 2014

What tech will be important for 2014 and beyond.

2014-01-05
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Waze Reports: Cloudy with a Chance of Pananoia Redux

Originally aired on June 15th, 2013, this episode of GeekSpeak never made it into the podcast.