14 Year Olds Driving Cars – Knee-Jerk Reaction to 9/11 Leads to Germanwings Crash – Shownotes March 28, 2015

France Is Letting 14-Year-Olds Drive an Electric Car Beg your parents to buy you a Renault Twizy, a $7,600 “car” that 14-year-olds can now legally drive. The Twizy is a quadricycle, a 1,000-pound, two-seat electric car meant for zipping around cramped European cities. It’s designed to be a safer alternative to bicycles and scooters for the urban set, sporting a 13-horsepower electric motor and enough batteries to take you 60 miles at...

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Netflix Popularity/TV Down – Apple Research Kit Good, Bad and Evil – Show Notes for March 14, 2015

Americans are moving faster than ever away from traditional TV More homes have turned to online video with 40 percent of U.S. homes subscribing to a streaming service such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video or Hulu. http://buff.ly/19jzevG Netflix is now in 36% of homes across the United States Nielsen’s 2014 Total Audience Report confirms what many already assumed: Americans are becoming more enamored with streaming services like...

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Sony Hack, Facebook Thinks You’re a Product, Artificial Intelligence
Dec07

Sony Hack, Facebook Thinks You’re a Product, Artificial Intelligence

Sony Hack… In 2007, Sony’s executive director of information security (Jason Spaltro) said in an interview that he wasn’t willing to put up a lot of money to defend the company’s sensitive information. He also talked about how he convinced a security auditor, a year before in 2006, that the company’s use of very weak passwords wasn’t such a big deal. “It’s a valid business decision to accept...

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Are Black Friday Deals Worth It? Here’s What I’ve Found Around the Internet…
Nov24

Are Black Friday Deals Worth It? Here’s What I’ve Found Around the Internet…

If last year’s Sales were any example, we are looking for some great deals this Black Friday! But.. the best sales were almost all online, and they were such great sales that they weren’t repeated all year! So far this year, current discounts we’ve found: JCPenney: 65.44%  Macy’s: 53.52%  Rite Aid: 53.34%  Meijer: 50.85%  Sears: 50.19%  Walgreens: 46.74%   OfficeMax: 43.89%  Ace Hardware: 41.01%  Kohl’s: 39.89%...

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Apple’s Ability to Innovate is On The Way Out – Insider
Feb07

Apple’s Ability to Innovate is On The Way Out – Insider

Yukari Iwatani Kane has published so many Apple (AAPL) scoops in the Wall Street Journal, including the 2009 story about Steve Jobs‘ secret liver transplant, that her new book due March 18th is likely to carry some serious clout.  And she’s not reporting much good news this time, either. She’s written a book about Apple’s prospects without Jobs at the helm. When she started, she thought that if any company had...

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Tuesday Morning with Paul Westcott

I think that Paul Westcott is one of the best radio personalities today.  No doubt about it — if you like to know what’s happening. I’m on Paul’s show on WTAG AM and FM this morning.  Some of the subjects we hope to get to: How to Stop Web Sites from Potentially Listening to Your Microphone http://lifehacker.com/how-to-stop-web-sites-from-potentially-listening-to-you-1507692091 Apple Is Working On Two Larger...

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