Ep.62 – Kickstarter

This week Jon talks to the boys about everyone's floppy pug called Noodle in the Catch of the Week. We also discuss the ups and downs of crowdfunding, inventions, and picnic side dishes. Join us!

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Ep.61 – Depths of WIkipedia & Neural Net Guesser

We know how much you like AI, so we did a two for one.

Ever fallen down a Wikipedia rabbit hole? Well so have many people and now theirs Depths of Wikipedia which archives all the weird and and hyper specific articles. We also tried guessing what the neural net guesser bot categorized memes as.

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Ep.60 – No Nut November

It's not just for Squirrels anymore.

It's that time of the year again. The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, and the cozy wardrobe is in regular rotation. So grab a pumpkin spiced latte and curl up next to the fire in your coziest cozy socks and listen to three grown men talking about resisting man handling the ham candle for an hour.

Sources:

https://lifehacker.com/what-is-no-nut-november-and-should-you-participate-1847975339 https://twitter.com/alikah/status/1060291473449607168?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1060291473449607168%7Ctwgr%5Ehb_2_7%7Ctwcon%5Es1&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fmetro.co.uk%2F2018%2F11%2F14%2Fwhat-is-no-nut-november-8137643%2F https://education.eddiebygiddy.com/mens-health/no-nut-november-everything-you-should-know

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Ep.59 – Club Penguin

If the igloo's a rockin' don't come a knockin'!

This week we explore what can only be described as a formative experience for a generation that will one day run the world. We felt it pertinent to get to the root of this odd MMO, and take a look at what happened post server shutdown. Spoiler alert: Weird Sex Stuff.

https://www.businessinsider.com/disney-shuts-down-club-penguin-clone-2020-5 https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2020/05/16/why-did-club-penguin-online-shut-down/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDy5oDDBCnI

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Ep.58 – Ozy Media

A completely real and legit media company.

OZY media raised millions of dollars in capital and still struggled to turn a profit and avoid criticism. So they tried fraud instead.

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Ep.57 – Spooktober

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Ep.56 – Facebook Crash

Jon talks to the boys about the Great Facebook Crash of 2021! We take a dive into the 60 Minutes interview by Scott Pelly of Frances Haugen.

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Ep.55 – Parasocial Relationships

You wouldn’t stick with your mechanic if he stopped fixing your car.

Parasocial relationships are one-sided relationships, where one person extends emotional energy, interest and time, and the other party, the persona, is completely unaware of the other's existence. Taylor swift doesn’t actually care about you, specifically.

Also, let's talk about Fat Bear Week.

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Ep.53 – Texas Heartbeat Bill & TikTok Activism

This week Jon talks to the boys about the TikTok activist working to crash the Texas pro-life tip website. Folks are using some unique tactics and skills to take down this horrible website.

Donate to 20 Organizations Fighting the Texas Abortion Ban and Planned Parenthood

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