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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Ep.52 – Only Fans

And the war on sex work.

Only Fans banned porn then backtracked. But why did the ban happen in the first place? Some groups are pressuring credit card companies to not work with explicit content providers. And they’re very religious, obviously.

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Ep.51 – Norman - The World's First Psychopath AI

MIT made a psychopathic AI in order to prove how algorithms can be biased by their input data. Come suffer with us as we view the world through Norman's eyes!

Sources: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-44040008 http://norman-ai.mit.edu/ https://www.avclub.com/mit-scientists-created-a-psychopath-ai-by-feeding-it-1826623094 https://money.cnn.com/2018/06/07/technology/mit-media-lab-normal-ai/index.html

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Ep.50 – #deeptomcruise

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