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Episode 48: BONUS: Adam Guesses Meaning of New Merriam-Webster Dictionary Additions

9/12/2018
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In this bonus minisode, Adam guesses the meaning of 25 of the new words Merriam-Webster is adding to the dictionary in 2018. In this episode: * 25 of the New Words Merriam-Webster Is Adding to the Dictionary in 2018 (http://mentalfloss.com/article/556420/25-new-words-merriam-webster-adding-dictionary-2018)

Duration:00:08:43

Episode 47: T-Pain Drives His Bugatti to Steak 'N Shake (Allegedly)

9/10/2018
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In This Episode: * Blood-Testing Firm Theranos to Dissolve (3:00) * Amazon orders 20,000 vans to build delivery fleet (4:05) * Yahoo email is still spying on you (6:51) * Robinhood aims at IPO (8:12) * Open-access plan could spell end to journal subscriptions (10:33) * Labor Board Backs Engineers Who Were Fired for Unionizing (14:26) * An IP address isn't enough to identify a pirate (17:02) * Norway's plan for a fleet of electric planes (20:06) * Mercedes Unveils First Tesla Rival in $12...

Duration:00:45:13

Episode 46: Jimmy The Bachelor

9/3/2018
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In This Episode: * Apple buys startup focused on lenses for AR glasses (2:14) * 18% of US Students Now Own Cryptocurrency (4:00) * Woman Uses Tinder To Prank Dozens Of Men Into Dating Contest (5:40) * Bitcoin Mining Now Accounts for Almost 1% of the World's Energy Consumption (7:58) * Trump’s economic adviser: ‘We’re taking a look’ at whether Google searches should be regulated * Facebook is rating the trustworthiness of its users (10:02) * Walmart patent filings envision customers strapping...

Duration:00:33:20

Episode 45: At 3 AM Every Echo Dot Plays Rick Astley

8/27/2018
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In This Episode: * DeepMind AI Reduces Google Data Centre Cooling Bill by 40% (3:05) * German Researchers Have Built a Quantum Transistor Using Just a Single Atom (5:01) * Hackers can seize practically all your online accounts, and it's your voicemail's fault (7:45) * Google tracks you even if you turn off 'location history': report (11:16) * NASA finds ice on the surface of the moon (14:36) Weird & Wacky Tech: * This company embeds microchips in its employees, and they love it (16:45) * St....

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 44: Healing Through Netflix

8/20/2018
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In this Episode: * Pellion Technologies selling lithium-metal batteries (2:36) * Common Wifi can detect weapons, bombs and chemicals in bags (4:55) * Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision? (8:08) * IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40% (11:00) * Telegram launched a feature that’s both terrifying and brilliant (13:45) * An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica state website in minutes (15:34) * Kroger begins tests of driverless grocery delivery...

Duration:00:37:57

Episode 43: $420 A Share... Snoop Dogg?

8/13/2018
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In this Episode: * Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems * Tesla weighs taking company private, but no decisions made yet * SEC looking into Tesla after Elon Musk's tweets, reports say * German start-up trials solar car that can charge as you drive * Sorry, But Starbucks Will Not Be Accepting Bitcoin * West Virginia to introduce mobile phone voting for midterm elections * Pentagon tells troops: Turn off fitness tracker GPS when you head to warzones Weird and Wacky Tech:...

Duration:00:41:12

Episode 42: Wolf Pack of Scientists Will Never Create Warmongering AI

8/6/2018
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In this Episode: Apple hangs onto its historic $1 trillion market cap (2:15) Huawei wants to release the world's first foldable phone in 2019 before Samsung does (5:00) The London startup that solved one of the most annoying things about flying is now branching out into trains (8:44) Five of the scariest predictions about artificial intelligence (13:15) Weird and Wacky Tech: China launches high-tech bird drones to watch over its citizens (24:07) I used Apple's AirDrop to troll strangers with...

Duration:00:36:50

Episode 41: Internet Satellites are the Levi's of the Space Rush

7/30/2018
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In This Episode: * Uber Drivers Are Committing 'Vomit Fraud' (2:12) * Google's new physical keys to secure your account (6:27) * Miles gives you rewards for almost everything (8:47) * “Waze of Parking” SpotAngels raises 2.3M (11:40) * Google owns Duck.com, but it'll give rival DuckDuckGo a shoutout anyhow (13:04) * A new digital divide: Young people who can’t use keyboards (16:19) * The Allure of Small Towns for Big City Freelancers (18:10) * How to Beat LinkedIn: The Game (21:03) * Facebook...

Duration:00:41:30

Episode 40: Bond, James Bond('s car)

7/23/2018
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In this episode: * 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter (2:41) * Blue Origin lands booster and crew capsule after test launch (4:00) * Amazon is helping you find weird screws (6:40) * Uber's next big thing is Lime scooters (8:42) * California malls are sharing license plate tracking data with ICE (13:44) * HTC’s blockchain phone is real (17:11) * Three Breakthroughs That Will Disrupt The Tech World In 2019 (18:23) * EU hits Google with record $5 billion fine (24:27) Weird and Wacky...

Duration:00:48:49

Episode 39: Special Edition: Recorded from Earth all about Space

7/16/2018
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In this episode: * Building blocks of life found on Mars * NASA aims to "touch the sun" with new probe * Device Seeks Axions, Proposed Dark Matter Particles * 1st Satellite Built to Harpoon Space Junk Begins Test Flight * Boeing's Hypersonic Vision: Hit Mach 5 * Fighter Jet Is Testing 'Quiet' Supersonic Booms * Why Do We Need a Space Nation Ad music from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes. Weird and Wacky theme music from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit.

Duration:00:26:06

Episode 38: (Season 3) I Don't Run, I Only Walk

7/9/2018
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Welcome to Season 3! In this episode: * Facebook gives up on building its own internet drone * Bitcoin Bloodbath Nears Dot-Com Levels as Many Tokens Go to Zero * Blockchain Voting Notches Another Success—This Time in Switzerland * Google Duplex really works and testing begins this summer * Wireless speaker maker Sonos files for IPO * Crypto Visa card company Monaco just spent millions to buy Crypto.com * California’s new online cancellation law benefits many disgruntled subscribers in other...

Duration:00:45:06

Episode 37: Blockchain is the Answer for Everything

6/25/2018
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In this episode: - Back on the air with Jamie Dupree 2.0 (1:47) - The Damage from Atlanta’s Cyber Attack is even worse than the city first thought (4:12) - Scientists Have Invented a Software That Can 'See' Several Minutes Into The Future (8:04) - New technology can see your body through walls (10:26) - Robo-cones could speed up roadworks and spell the end for traffic jams (13:30) - Airbnb Is Testing a New Service That Lets Hosts Offer Their Homes During Emergencies (17:29) - This DNA...

Duration:00:41:44

Episode 36: Developers, Developers, Developers, Developers

6/11/2018
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In this episode: - Weed killing robots (1:45) - Blocking 500M users easier than following rules (4:22) - Microsoft buys GitHub (7:00) - Jeff Bezos talks moon colony plans (10:32) - Airpods get live listen features (14:06) - Ripple funding crypto research (17:06) - Game-changing car batteries (18:40) - Walmart text ordering service (22:30) Weird and Wacky Tech (24:37): - Research-based caffine algorithm - Robotic hose dragon for burning buildings - Apple watch checking is distracted driving...

Duration:00:40:59

Episode 35: Sending an E-mail on the E-mail

5/28/2018
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In this Episode: - EFF Wins Over Podcasting Patent (2:18) - Facebook to Create Its Own Crypto (4:07) - ‘Almost Irresponsible’ to Not Invest in Bitcoin (6:17) - New Variant on Spectre, Meltdown Security Flaws (12:00) - Not So Pretty: E-Fail and the PGP Flaw (13:54) - Blockchain as `Next Frontier' for Logistics (16:00) - 3D Audio Headphones Startup Ossic Disappears (18:33) Weird and Wacky (21:30): - Tesla Washed Their Cars With This Waterless Car Wash - Microsoft acquires conversational AI...

Duration:00:42:21

Episode 34: Ice Ice Baby Warms to Crypto

5/14/2018
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In this episode: - Wall Street Warms to Crypto (2:43) - MoviePass brings back movie-a-day subscription (5:01) - Cambridge Analytica shuts down post Facebook scandal (8:43) - Firefox is adding ads, because only insults are free (12:18) - Self-driving minivan crashes in Arizona (18:08) - One atom thick light paving the way for tiny switches and sensors (23:40) Weird and Wacky Tech: - Bose Soundwear companion neck speaker (26:55) - Stick-On Tags Attach Laser Beams to Eyeballs (31:22) -...

Duration:00:43:12

Episode 33: Are Elon Musk and Bill Gates frenemies?

4/30/2018
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In this episode: - Movie Pass is struggling (2:15) - Netflix may buy a movie theater (2:42) - Bill Gates is spying from space (3:50) - Samsung's latest phone can't connect to the internet. On purpose. (5:39) - Elon Musk pours 100M into Boring Company (7:43) - Hackers build master key for hotel rooms (10:55) - Amazon delivering packages to a trunk near you (13:50) - A new Alexa skill can spy on you (17:38) Weird and Wacky Tech: - Transition contact lenses are here (21:36) - Google search tool...

Duration:00:34:28

Episode 32: Three Engineers are Saying.... That's Steep!

4/16/2018
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In this episode: Theranos has laid off most of its remaining staff (1:43) ACE Submarine Cable Cut Impacts Ten Countries (4:56) Robots are not taking over, says head of UN body on autonomous weapons (9:37) California proposes new rules for self-driving cars to pick up passengers (12:24) FTC Warns Companies ‘Warranty Void if Removed’ Stickers Are Flatly Illegal (19:44) Announcing 1.1.1.1: the fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service (26:18) Steve Wozniak drops Facebook (30:21) A long...

Duration:00:52:54

Episode 31: (Season 2.5) Pay Homage to the Drone Overloards

4/2/2018
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In this episode: A cyber attack on Atlanta computers (2:48) Facebook is all kinds of out-of-whack (6:30) Russian court says Telegram must hand over encryption keys (10:45) Youtube is introducing your kids to conspiracy theories (13:30) HQ trivia lands Warner Brothers for a $3M ad deal (16:48) A Chinese space lab is falling to Earth in a fiery demise (21:47) Samsung has a patent out for over the air wireless charging (23:40) Amazon patent points to a future in which humanity is reduced to...

Duration:00:37:58

Episode 30: 3D-Printing Robot Taxis Translate Invisible Sunglasses

3/19/2018
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In this episode: We are one step closer to robot world domination Flying taxis, worth your trip to New Zealand The SEC is formally charging the founder of Theranos with fraud Bose AR sunglasses Earbuds that translate language in real time The New - Weird and Wacky Tech - segment

Duration:00:40:50

Episode 29: Doctor Verified Internet Taxes Crypto Flying Doorbell

3/5/2018
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In this episode we talk about: Uber wants to get you to your doctor appointment That microchipped e-passport you've got? US border cops still can't verify the data in it Net Neutrality Legal Battle Officially Begins: What You Need To Know Are You a Coinbase User? Your Data Could Be on Its Way to the IRS Someone Stole 7 Bitcoins from Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Rapper 50 Cent Says He Isn't Actually a Bitcoin Millionaire Sprint, Delta, Airbus work to bring high-speed Internet to the skies...

Duration:00:29:56