Archive for September, 2009

TWIBS:07-Cooking with Yvonniva

September 24, 2009

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In this, our seventh episode of TWIBS, we go over a lot of news, two weeks worth in fact. We contemplate over the future of the show, and desperatly look for a new co-host to replace Jesse. We go over more problems of companies, and provide what we believe they should do. Finally, Leif is determined to be a hippy. This week, on TWIBS.

Download the show

http://www.archive.org/download/TWIBS/TWIBS-07_vbr.mp3

Leif’s Twitter feed: http://www.twitter.com/leifandersen

Jesse’s Twitter feed: http://www.twitter.com/bdsb525

Google releases bomb on Apple:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/18/google-releases-a-nuke-apple-wont-win-this-fight/

Facebook as a rescue platform:

http://mashable.com/2009/09/07/trapped-girls-facebook/

Facebook makes you smarter, while twitter makes you more dumb:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/twitter/6147668/Facebook-enhances-intelligence-but-Twitter-diminishes-it-claims-psychologist.html

iPod Touch with camera:

http://www.macrumors.com/2009/09/12/leaked-ipod-touch-with-camera-photos-were-real/

Monopoly with Google Maps:

http://monopolycitystreats.com

Facebook with @replies:

http://lite.facebook.com

Don’t copy that floppy 2:

http://www.dvorak.org/blog/2009/09/12/would-this-goofy-video-stop-you-from-pirating-music/

Is text messaging too expensive:

http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1921373,00.html?iid=digg_share

Twitter changes it ToS:

http://twitter.com/tos

Internet Archive Vs. Google:

http://www.openbookalliance.org/news/open-book-alliance-releases-%E2%80%9Cfacts-vs-fiction-about-the-google-book-settlement/

Floating Mice:

http://www.livescience.com/animals/090909-mouse-levitation.html

Windows 7 sins:

http://windows7sins.org/

More Microsoft BS:

http://technabob.com/blog/2009/09/08/microsoft-miseducates-best-buy-employees-about-linux/

Apple Open Sources Grant Central Dispatch:

http://www.macresearch.org/grand-central-now-open-all

More information on the Ubuntu App Store:

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareStore

Nice FreindFeed feature, post a message as anyone:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/11/a-nice-little-friendfeed-bug-impersonate-anyone/

Facbook light released:

http://lite.facebook.com/

Google Super-sizes it’s search box:

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/now-s-u-p-e-r-sized.html

Skype getting even more closed:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/11/wrong-way-skype/

Utah Open Source Conference 2009, this October:

http://2009.utosc.com/pages/home/

SyFy is to air cooking shows:

http://www.tv.com/story/17751.html?ref_story_id=17751&ref_type=1101&ref_name=story&tag=content;main

TWIBS06-I Pwn Your Soul

September 7, 2009

This week on TWIBS, we have our longest episode ever. We talk about our busy lives, and the soon leaving that Jesse will take. We go over more soul ownage, and talk about the evils of facebook.

Download it at:

http://www.archive.org/download/TWIBS/TWIBS-06_vbr.mp3

Leif’s Twitter Stream: http://www.twitter.com/leifandersen

Jesse’s Twitter Stream: http://www.twitter.com/bdsb525

Email us at: TWIBSpodast@googlegroups.com

Links for the show:

Youtube to offer PPV movies?:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/03/technology/internet/03tube.html?

Code for Chrome OS found:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/01/chrome-os-the-code-clues-are-out-there/

Ebay Sells Skype:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/01/confirmed-ebay-sells-skype/

Facebook knows where you are:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/01/facebook-will-take-another-step-into-the-location-game-tomorrow-with-nokia/

Google Revamps google docs to take surveys:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/03/conducting-data-rich-surveys-just-got-easier-with-forms-in-google-docs/

Who is more important, actual news, or the onion?:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/03/the-onion-beats-investigative-journalism-on-google-news/

What do facebook quizzes know about you?:

http://apps.facebook.com/aclunc_privacy_quiz/?auth_token=25cdccfd9dfdc0c93cc3ea897fff4147&installed=1&next=http%3A%2F%2Fdotrights.org%2Fapps%2Faclunc_privacy_quiz.php

Brown Outsources email:

http://www.pbn.com/stories/44453.html

Only 13% of wikipedia contributors are women:

http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/08/31/only-13-of-wikipedia-contributors-are-women-study-says/

Java Blender Port:

http://www.blendernation.com/blender-java-port/

Control JavaScript:

http://lifehacker.com/5349618/javascript-options-controls-what-web-site-scripts-can-do

Amazon gives 1984 back:

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=55618