Never Let the Internet Name Anything

Episode 89 · June 24th, 2019 · 28 mins 19 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • Shock Samsung Confession Risks Galaxy Smartphone Cancellation (1:48)
  • Spies may have used an AI-generated face to infiltrate US politics (3:50)
  • “Amazon’s Choice” Does Not Necessarily Mean A Product Is Good (6:30)
  • Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows (8:10)
  • Samsung Deletes Tweet Warning Users to Virus-Scan Their Smart TVs (10:22)
  • How to replace Google’s Trips app (13:40)
  • Google turns to retro cryptography to keep data sets private (16:10)
  • Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users (18:10)

Weird and Wacky (20:05):

  • Boaty McBoatface mission gives new insight into warming ocean abyss
  • The flying saddle: Would you give it a try?
  • Genius hid a Morse code message in song lyrics to prove Google was copying them
  • Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content

Tech Recs (24:57)
Adam - Skitch
Sanjay - https://catalogchoice.org/

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