A New Domain: Tech News & Geek Culture
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This week’s discussion stories:
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It’s been a busy week in tech and geek culture!
And: Congratulations to Gina and and KoPoint’s Doc Stodden. Both defend their respective PhD dissertations this week. We couldn’t be more proud!
As always, this episode was recorded live-to-tape.
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Hardcore tech geek meets hard news, dirty politics, and civilized propaganda. On this episode of the KoPoint News Program: Dan Patterson, Christopher Poirier, Mat Lee, Jeremy Lesniak, and Ant Pruitt bring the KoPoint and ANewDomain.net crew together to talk this week’s big stories in tech, politics, world events, and the inevitable zombie apocalypse. Our comrade and co-host, Marc Lizoain of Urtak, will return next week.
- Passing of writer Ray Bradbury: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2012/06/06/famed-science-fiction-fantasy-writer-ray-bradbury-dead-at-1/
- Chris thinks Google Maps is gonna be big, but Apple still has an announcement expected at WWDC: http://anewdomain.net/2012/06/07/google-new-mapping-features-beating-apple-to-the-punch/
- WWDC is upon us and that the Big Apple App Guys will be there:http://kopoint.com/2012/06/07/the-big-apple-app-guys-ep-012-wwdc-predictions/
- Ant talked about Netflix and it’s latest impact on iTunes: http://arstechnica.com/business/2012/06/netflix-dethrones-itunes-as-king-of-online-movie-business/
- Mat shared his Transit of Venus moment: http://anewdomain.net/2012/06/03/transit-of-venus-2012-infographic-explainer-video-viewing-details/
- Wisconsin Recall: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/scott-walker-fights-retain-governorship-wisconsin-recall-010044710.html
- Media and politics in the Wisconsin Recall Election: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/06/06/drudge-bests-mainstream-media-again-correctly-calls-wisconsin-recall–
- FLAME, STUXNET, and Cyberwarfare: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9227860/Microsoft_s_reaction_to_Flame_shows_seriousness_of_Holy_Grail_hack
- Emergency preparedness and the mass government conspiricy on the Zombie Apocalypse: http://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2011/05/preparedness-101-zombie-apocalypse/
- Dan hates trolls: http://blog.danpatterson.com/2012/06/04/google-a-year-or-so-later/
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Not everyone blames Facebook, though. Should investors do better homework? “When I was researching a story I found that (Facebook) modified its filing to better reflect its weak position on mobile. As an investor, either you listen or you don’t,” commented my colleague, columnist and IT pro Dino Londis.
I did a story on this at CNET’s Techrepublic. Read the full complaints below.
Episode Note: This was the first KoPoint episode recorded using our new live audio soundboard. This means that the production elements heard during the show were fired live and not added during post-production.
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