Brain Computers? That's a Nope From Us

Episode 82 · May 6th, 2019 · 39 mins 9 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • Southwest and FAA officials never knew Boeing turned off a safety feature on its 737 Max jets (1:38)
  • United Airlines says it’s now covering those surprise seatback webcam (3:15)
  • Tobii uses PC cameras to keep people from peeking at your screen (updated) (4:44)
  • Speeding tickets by mail? New cameras could soon catch speeders in metro Atlanta (7:19)
  • Surgeons Just Sent a Tiny, Autonomous Bot Into a Heart Valve (11:54)
  • Adidas is making a recyclable shoe (14:28)
  • Blue Origin tweeted a cryptic photo of explorer Shackleton’s ship – here’s what it likely means (17:21)
  • SpaceX’s test of its Crew Dragon Capsule has ended in smoke (19:44)
  • Elon Musk and SEC reach an agreement over tweeting (20:19)
  • Elon Musk Was Right: Cheap Cameras Could Replace Lidar on Self-Driving Cars (24:10)

Weird & Wacky:

  • Elon Musk Says an Update on His Brain-Computer Interface Is "Coming Soon" (28:09)
  • Virginia man uses flamethrower to clear driveway of snow (30:00)

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

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