521: Beans!


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Grumpy Old Geeks


That missing Cure track; Apple walks back iPhone image scanning, to add Driver's Licenses to Wallet; Moscow subway facial recognition; WhatsApp fined; Facebook apologies for racist AI; Virgin Galactic off-course; ISS is cracked; Gen-Z developing unexplained tics from social media, beans; Enemies of the State; the Protege; Rick James; Dyson love; Ryan Holiday; Mac Mini; geeking out over Lego; decent customer service; O.MG Cable; ProtonMail logs & court orders; Mandy Patinkin, the Dinner Party; Zoom Dysmorphia; beans.Show notes at https://gog.show/521/This week we’re sponsored by Feals. Become a member today by going to Feals.com/gog and you’ll get 50% off your first order with free shipping.This episode of Grumpy Old Geeks is also brought to you by Hover!Hover is the place to get the best domains. With over 300 top level domains to choose from. Go to Hover.com/gog and get 10% off your first purchase.FOLLOW UPThe Feds Want to Know What the McFuck Is Going On With the McFlurry MachinesIN THE NEWSApple delays its criticized plan to scan iPhones for child exploitation imagesApple to Add Driver’s Licenses to Apple WalletSubway Passengers in Moscow Will Be Able to Pay for the Ride With Their FacesWhatsapp hit by £225million fineFacebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black MenSpaceship carrying Richard Branson flew off course, FAA is investigatingThe FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spaceship after flight deviationThe ISS is cracked and facing ‘irreparable’ failures – and they could be about to get much worseGen Z Is Developing Unexplained Tics After Going Online, And Doctors Are ConcernedWhy You Should Want Driverless Cars On Roads NowMEDIA CANDYEnemies of the StateThe ProtegeBITCHIN’: THE SOUND AND FURY OF RICK JAMESBillionsReview: Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez strike gold in 'Only Murders in the Building'APPS & DOODADSDyson OutsizeYour smartphone is not making you dumber — digital tech can enhance our cognitive abilitiesTrillion-frames-per-second camera takes photos of light movingPharrell- and Grimes-backed music startup Roli files for administration and reboots as Luminary to refocus on beginner musiciansAT THE LIBRARYStillness Is the Key by Ryan HolidayCourage Is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave by Ryan HolidayA Book of Secrets: Finding Solace in a Stubborn World by Derren BrownSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatRecorded FutureA Customer Discovered Their $350 Lego Set was Missing Pieces. The Company's Response Was BrilliantSomeone paid more than $300K for a fake Banksy NFT — and the scammer gave it all backThis Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You TypeO.MG CABLE - C-TO-C DIRECTIONALProtonMail Logs Activist's IP Address With Authorities After Swiss Court OrderBRIC-A-BRACTearful Mandy Patinkin Shares Emotional ‘Princess Bride’ Story With Grieving FanThe Dinner PartyZoom Dysmorphia Is Following People Into the Real WorldGut instinct could see you fall for COVID misinformationCLOSING SHOUT-OUTSMICHAEL K. WILLIAMS DEAD AT 54See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.