In this episode we talk about:
- China trying out crypto-currency in mock transactions
- NASA funding experimental fusion rocket technology
- A robot that is going to try to "guard" the Georgia Aquarium
- Firefox now does real multi-threading - which is a great thing
- Microsoft releases a new keyboard which looks a lot like their other keyboards - mostly
- Uber is now CEO-less
- MailChimp gets going on breaking out of the online inbox and into the real-world mailbox
- Facebook tries to go telepathic as they pursue their new mission of bringing the world closer together
And three (!) app recommendations.
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- China’s Central Bank Has Begun Cautiously Testing a Digital Currency
- NASA-Funded Startup to Build Fusion-Powered Rockets
- Robot security guard: first Atlanta job is at Georgia Aquarium
- Firefox 54 Finally Supports Multithreading, May Beat Chrome on RAM
- Microsoft’s new Modern Keyboard has a hidden fingerprint reader
- Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O.
- More than 1,000 Uber employees ask for Travis Kalanick to return - Axios
- MailChimp Wants To Solve Every Small-Biz Marketing Challenge (Even Snail Mail)
- How Facebook's Telepathic Texting Is Supposed to Work
- Facebook changes mission statement to ‘bring the world closer together’ | TechCrunch