The Tek

  • TotalBiscuit, Vote For Truth, & Amazon Eavesdropping | CRIT Show 0068

    Links:  TotalBiscuit. on Twitter: "John Peter Bain July 8, 1984 – May 24, 2018… "  Team YouTube on Twitter: "Just to clarify. We are currently experimenting with how to show content in the subs feed. We find that some viewers are able to more easily find the videos they want to watch when we order the subs feed in a personalized order vs always showing most recent video first.…"  Facebook asks users to upload nude photos to ensure they are not used for ‘revenge porn’ | The Independent  Elon Musk wants to crowdsource truth, but that’s not how the internet works – The Verge  Amazon confirms that Echo device secretly shared user’s private audio [Updated] | Ars Technica  Netflix Is Now Worth More Than Comcast – Bloomberg  Disenchantment: Matt Groening reveals what his first new show in 20 years will look like | Television & radio | The Guardian  RuneScape 2007 Server – Play Old School RS  Battlefield 5 won’t have a Premium Pass or loot boxes | PCGamesN  Gamers involved in December’s “swatting” death just got indicted | Ars Technica

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  • Ban Every Video Game! | The Crit Show 0057

    This week we talk about engineered blood (that can act as medicine), YouTube censorship, Trump vs video game violence, and a lot more. Check out LootCrate Gaming: Juicy links:  Epic Pants | pants for your arms…  MrCreeep???? (@MrCreeep) | Twitter  Microsoft wants to use blockchain to secure your identity | Computerworld  Report: AMD’s CPU Market Share Steadily Climbing – ExtremeTech  YouTube is taking down conspiracy theorist channels and popular gun videos | The Outline  Ubisoft acquires Brawlhalla developer Blue Mammoth – Green Man Gaming Newsroom  Will prescription food be the next meal kit service? | HPE™  Rubius Therapeutics red blood cell therapy raises $100 million – Business Insider  Sony Is Restructuring to Focus More on First-Party Games – IGN  President Trump to Meet with Members of Video Game Industry  ESRB to Add "In-Game Purchases" Label onto Physical Games  Lego to launch sustainable, plant-based plastic pieces

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  • The Tek 0249: Convenience VS Privacy

    Get some epic gear and shirts: Links: Reddit brings down North Korea’s entire internet after links to country’s 28 websites are posted online – Mirror Online Google backs off on previously announced Allo privacy feature – The Verge Google Allo: Why people such as Edward Snowden are advising against using the app | The Independent Nashville Council Member Admits AT&T & Comcast Wrote The Anti-Google Fiber Bill She Submitted | Techdirt Public Access – Nokia says it can deliver internet 2,000 times faster than Verizon Fios A Faster Internet: Terabit Networking Was Just Successfully Tested 2 out of 3 Young Millennials Now Use an Ad Blocker – Scribblrs mjg59 | Microsoft aren’t forcing Lenovo to block free operating systems Lenovo denies claims it plotted with Microsoft to block Linux installs • The Register Samsung Announces 960 PRO And 960 EVO M.2 PCIe SSDs (Updated) Water bear proteins could help shield people from harmful radiation – Business Insider Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan aim to ‘cure, prevent and manage’ all disease | Technology | The Guardian Microsoft will ‘solve’ cancer within 10 years by ‘reprogramming’ diseased cells NASA is revealing new details about Europa’s hidden ocean on Monday – Business Insider …

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  • The Tek 0247: Unlimited

    Grab the shirt of the month: Links:  Epic Pants  Surprise! European Union Adopts Net Neutrality Guidelines That Don’t Suck | Techdirt  Building a new Tor that can resist next-generation state surveillance | Ars Technica  T-Mobile, Sprint Unlimited Plans Are Full of Limits – WSJ  India’s richest man launches 4G network with unlimited free voice calls  DRM: Still Hurting Paying Customers The Most | Techdirt  Samsung Expected to Announce Recall of New Galaxy Note 7 Due to Exploding Batteries – Mac Rumors  How one company is working with Valve to remove the wires from the HTC Vive | Ars Technica  Nvidia partners with Baidu to build a self-driving car AI – The Verge  Self-driving buses are now on the road in Helsinki – Curbed  Flying robot taxi to start trials in Las Vegas  DUS Architects builds 3D-printed micro home in Amsterdam  The World’s Largest 3D Printed Object (U.S. Department of Energy) – YouTube  Acer’s Predator 21 X puts a curved screen and dual GTX 1080s in a laptop – The Verge  Breakthough T-Shirt Supermaterial Is Like Wearing Nothing at All  CRISPR/Cas9 technology to inactivate cancer mutations, say scientists — ScienceDaily  EmDrive: Nasa Eagleworks paper has finally passed peer review, says scientist …

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  • The Tek 0246: White People Only STDs

    Links:  Panasonic and Sony want to make 8K TVs mainstream by 2020 | TechRadar  Microsoft has created an Xbox Onesie to wear while you play | News |  The Pipe for Santa Monica Pier desalinizes 1.5 billion gallons of drinking water for California | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building  Uber Is Playing a $16 Billion Game of Chicken | Motherboard  Forbes  Tech firm brags about blocking FBI from recovering Clinton emails | Washington Examiner  Hillary Clinton used BleachBit to wipe emails  Epic Pants  UPDATE: Bitcoiners Who Use Tor – Be Warned!  The extradition may be televised: Dotcom wants to livestream trial | KitGuru  NASA Submarine On Titan Could Find Life In Methane Ocean | Inverse  France Passes Copyright Law Demanding Royalties For Every Image Search Engines Index Online | Techdirt  New Exoskeleton Allows You to Feel Inside VR| Interesting Engineering  The Proxima Centauri Exoplanet: ESO Press Conference Set for Tomorrow  This New Equation Could Unite The Two Biggest Theories in Physics  US Navy modifies bacteria to produce electric wire 60,000x thinner than human hair | Science! |  Microsoft has created an Xbox Onesie to wear while you play | News |  The Onesie and …

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