Jimmy The Bachelor

Episode 46 · September 3rd, 2018 · 33 mins 20 secs

About this Episode

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 on headsets to shop (17:22)

Weird and Wacky Tech:

  • Robotic sumo wrestling is a thing (19:15)
  • Ghost peppers are saving U.S. grasslands (21:20)
  • Naked Labs introducing body-scanning mirror (24:22)
  • Researchers gave AI curiosity and it played video games all day (26:01)

Tech Recommendations (27:16):

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Sui

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