Archive for October, 2009

TWIBS-08:Google Gone Wrong

October 8, 2009

This week in BS, we go over lot’s of stuff, but worst of all, we talk about how Google is making mistake after mistake, with that being said, I’m still a fanboy.

Download the show here:

http://www.archive.org/download/TWIBS/TWIBS-09_vbr.mp3

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

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

Show notes:

iPhone MMS live
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19512_7-10361877-233.html

Google turns 11:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/27/googlle-google-logo-spell_n_301123.html

Flickr in flames:
http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/24/yahoo-brands-flickr-users-retaliate/

Sell things on twitter:
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20090925-709554.html

RMS VS. De Icasa
http://www.osnews.com/story/22225/RMS_De_Icaza_Traitor_to_Free_Software_Community

Microsoft  to get people to use IE by giving away food:

HTML5 on IE8:
http://googlewavedev.blogspot.com/2009/09/google-wave-in-internet-explorer.html

Though shalt not build custom builds of Android:

Google brakes net neutrality:
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/172673/atandt_accuses_google_of_violating_telecom_law.html

Google Wave, the wave of the future, or a bunch of over-hyped people?
http://scobleizer.com/2009/10/01/google-wave-crashes-on-beach-of-overhype/

Ubuntu 9.10 Beta released.

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TWIBS-07:GET LOST in a Book

October 2, 2009

This Week in BS, we scramble around for material, and get distracted too much with our stats, and other fun scifi stuff. I’d say more, but I’ll let you listen to it for yourself, this week on twibs.

Download the show at:

http://www.archive.org/download/TWIBS/TWIBS-08_vbr.mp3

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

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

Wii Cuts Price to $200

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gF0V0wtJ-57sOyosIKfQNu9y7q5wD9ATDTQ80

Netbook OS on Desktops

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9138466/Intel_ports_Linux_netbook_OS_to_desktops?source=CTWNLE_nlt_pm_2009-09-24

Hotmail get’s new VoIP engine

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/25/hotmail-co-founders-new-firm-acquires-a-second-voip-startup-mobivox/

New Sun Activity

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/09/sunspots/

DropBox gets 2 million users

http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/09/24/dropbox-reaches-2-million-users-continues-to-grow/

Google’s new powerful search tool

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/jump-to-information-you-want-right-from.html

Ubuntu 10.04 release schedule has been announced

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidReleaseSchedule

Google Crapware, ripping off youtube comments

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/help-and-learn-from-others-as-you.html

SGU on hulu

http://www.gateworld.net/news/2009/09/stargate-universe-will-be-on-hulu/

WTF?

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/Que-le-ofrece-la-reforma/

Google, the evil empire

http://lifehacker.com/5367693/google-sends-cease-and-desist-to-cyanogenmod-android-hacker

Apple, given the go-ahead to make iTunes into an even larger piece of bloated crapware.

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/apple-given-green-light-to-block-palm-from-itunes/

Banned Books week

http://internetarchive.wordpress.com/2009/09/25/celebrate-banned-books-week-2009/