Critiques of Comcast internet service, magic reading wands, NASA cancer sniffers, and a memorial for Steve Jobs. These stories, your calls, and more on this episode of Geek Speak.
Joe Stewart from [SecureWorks|http://www.secureworks.com/] chats with the Geeks about malware and online crime. [Joe’s report on Coreflood|http://www.secureworks.com/research/threats/coreflood-report/] shows how complicated and cleaver internet criminals have become.
The Olympics experienced a blue screen of death, the fireworks show was partly computer-generated, and Speedo owns swimming. The Geeks discuss the changes in the Olympic Games since [the early days|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Olympic_Games] where all athletes competed in their birthday suits.
The Geeks take calls and cover the Week in Geek News covering a new giant virus, iPhone waste of money and much more.
The Geeks welcome writer David Weber, author of the popular and bestselling Honor Harrington novels. Weber joins the geeks to discuss his latest novel ‘By Schism Rent Asunder’, the sequel to last year’s bestseller ‘Off Armageddon Reef’. These novels form a new series that sees a nearly destroyed humanity driven from home to a new colony, where they are forced to give up scientific inquiry, technology, and higher mathematics in an attempt to avoid detection by a an aggressive alien race known as the Gbaba. Weber is a master of science fiction, and has deftly handled future technologies and physics in the worlds and universes he creates. Rick Kleffel of [The Agony Column|http://www.trashotron.com/agony/] will also be in the studio.