This week Ian and Ben are joined by Ben’s bro Frank. After a little catch up and chat about visiting over the weekend, Ian brings us this week’s news.
The Simpsons’ Smithers to finally come out as gay, producer reveals. Mars Water: Follow the Toxic Stream to Find Alien Life. LinkedIn might have to pay you money for spamming your email contacts. Supermassive black holes found spiraling in at seven percent light speed. “WikiGate” raises questions about Wikipedia’s commitment to open access. Static RAM created out of carbon nanotubes. Google just hit a milestone in the development of quantum computers.
Ben then drops in his own news story that leads to a good discussion on crowdfunding. Patreon was warned of serious website flaw 5 days before it was hacked.
Finally, all three hunker down for some movie trivia. Who will emerge victorious this week? Tune in and find out!
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