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SD#51 A Chinese Facebook Inquisition

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SD#51 A Chinese Facebook Inquisition

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Time to deal with a serious issue. Sorry. We'll be back to our normal zaniness next week. Headlines: Mozilla gets the ball rolling - Adapting Firefox for Win8 Metro environment . . . and taking a bite out of Chrome users! (Google bites back) Microsoft makes you sound super creepy and super smart all at once! Me “Friend” you long time! BBC’s relations with Iran deteriorate.  Wait, they had relations? Copies are just as valuable as the original, but be careful. Space travel causes blindness The Lego DC Superheroes game looks amazing Amazon scores deal with Discovery Elder Scrolls Online? Yes please. That report that Apple abuses Foxxconn workers? Mostly made up! Fast Lane: DARPA, the military’s “mad scientist division”, has lost its director to Google.  We can expect Android powered . . . androids taking over the nation by Q4 2013. Square Enix and Airtight Games plan on releasing the next big First-Person Puzzler, Quantum Conundrum, where you use a glove to shift between four different dimensions to change the physics and environment around you. Women told to cover their cleavage while playing in chess tournaments.  I had something set up for my next move, but I can’t think of it right now. French scientists have discovered a way to control where lightning strikes using high powered lasers.  We immediately stop making “Surrendering French” jokes”. Encyclopedia Britannica to end print editions.  Wait, what do we do if Wikipedia is blacked out again? A man is reunited with his family in India after being separated 25 years. Now living in Tasmania, he used Google Earth and Facebook to find his hometown in west India. Police in the United Kingdom use Twitter to announce they have found a lost girl.  The girl’s mother is forced to tweet back “Have you found my daughter?” as the police hadn’t contacted the family yet. North Korea announces plan to launch a satellite.  It is not known if they will use a slingshot or Photoshop. Diablo III rises on May 15.  Stay a while and listen. A previous Time Lord wants to return for the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who.  Let the regenerating begin. The Smithsonian celebrates 40 years of video game art. The exhibit features art from 80 video games. Instagram now has 27 million users. Not bad for an app that is about two years old. Talking Point: Bullying and sexism in Nerd Culture - How NOT to do it. Zuke’s Favorite: Soundwave + Game Boy + Legos = Pure Awesome Zohner’s Favorite: Where the Walken Things Are Stark’s Favorite: A good look at Star Trek music (podcast) Schmidty’s Favorite: Pictures of things getting shot by pellet gun
NMX and Nab Show, Las Vegas, April 2015