Tuesday Show 10-02-18
Facebook admits breach of 50 million users
Facebook has been plagued with yet another security breech, announcing that unknown attackers stole data from 50 million users, enabling the attackers to “seize control” of the accounts.
Former Google Scientist: Oversight of ‘Unethical’ Company Is ‘Urgently Needed’
Jack Poulson, a former senior research scientist at Google, sent a letter to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation calling the company “unethical” and stating that oversight of the company is “urgently needed” after resigning from the Silicon Valley titan over its censored China search project.
Tech icon: ‘New order’ on web underway
Just as the Justice Department and lawmakers threaten antitrust action against Google, Facebook and others, a new market-based challenge has been launched that may be a harbinger of the decentralized web of unlimited entrepreneurship envisioned by tech prophet George Gilder.
Gun raffle for high school soccer team bothers ex-students
Some former students of Dodge County High School are bothered after learning through Facebook that 30 guns were being raffled in September to benefit the soccer team, the Telegraph of Macon reported.
Media Relaunches Effort To Blame Mexican Violence On American Guns
When President Obama first tried to blame Mexican violence from drug cartels on American firearms. It was a feeble attempt, but he gave it a shot anyway.
The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads
In recent years, physicists and neuroscientists have developed an armory of tools that can sense certain kinds of thoughts and transmit information about them into other brains. That has made brain-to-brain communication a reality.
Veteran on mission to combat suicide in military community
For one Navy veteran, his obligation to serve and protect others did not end when he completed his active duty career. Veteran Navy officer Eric Golnick instead has dedicated his life’s work to bettering veteran care.
@ 10:00pm ET topics:
We start the show with a Founding Fathers’ quote. Then, The Internet wars continue, the second amendment report, they blinded me with science, our Military heroes and this day in history, if we get to it.
At 10:00pm ET topics:
We start the show with a Prayer. Then, The Internet wars continue, the second amendment report, they blinded me with science, our Military heroes and this day in history, if we get to it
Monday show notes 09-17-18
Surprising hidden order unites prime numbers and crystal-like materials
The seemingly random digits known as prime numbers are not nearly as scattershot as previously thought. A new analysis by Princeton University researchers has uncovered patterns in primes that are similar to those found in the positions of atoms inside certain crystal-like materials.
Cannibal Nutrition and Self-Colonoscopies Win Accolades at the 2018 Ig Nobels
Scientists from around the world gathered at Harvard University on Sept. 13 to accept unconventional prizes for their highly unusual research.
Twitter Alternative Gab.AI Blocked by Google for ‘Hate Speech
Somewhere in the “community standards” that Facebook demands everyone follow is a real doozy. The social-media company has told author and commentator Jamie Glazov the standards forbid an article about how to prevent jihadi attacks on Americans.
‘EXTINCTION-LEVEL’ EVENT FOR WEB MOVES FORWARD
Members of the European Parliament have voted to approve new web copyright rules and regulations that have been described by a prominent privacy organization as an “extinction-level” event.
@ 10:00pm ET topics:
We start the show with a Psalm. Then, They Blinded me with science, the Internet wars continue, and medical madness.