Air date: 6/22/17
In this episode, Donovan talks about how Trump throws shade at wind energy in the state that is the poster child for wind energy – Iowa, and they ain’t havin’ none of it. Hawaii takes a step on the right side of history by attempting basic financial security for all Hawaiians. Schools continue to crush free thought and speech, but Jimmy Kimmel gave one young graduate the best platform he could have asked for. 5 gross things that a computer tech runs across while working on other peoples’ computers. Oh, Internet — when you’re good, you’re good and when you’re bad, you’re down right scary — as one Twitch streamer found out when she was thought to be missing at E3. The Supreme Court has decided that having access to Facebook is a right — and trademarks can be offensive. A group in Colorado wants to make it illegal for children under 13 to have smart phones; too much government overreach? Atari is making a gaming console, again? Yep and it could be interesting.
Musical Credits: [Whatdafunk, Rock Intro 4, Rock Steady, Bounce] by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license Artist: Audionautix
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- I got so worked up over the new Twitter design that it has cost me everything — I sit before you a broken man. My job, my house, my car, even my family… every luxury I enjoyed but a week ago, has vanished.
- Atari, yes Atari, confirms it’s making a new game console — Your retro gaming icon wants back into the console business.Twenty four years after the company put out its last home console, Atari announced Friday that it will release a new console for an already crowded mass market.
- A woman at E3 + a dead phone + Reddit = absolute chaos — For all the good Reddit can do, it can make an enormous mess of things, and then it can react badly when the mess it makes backfires.It’s E3 week, which is usually supposed to mean a cavalcade of video game announcements and fan disappointment. It usually doesn’t mean a coordinated online manhunt, involving the local authorities, for a woman whose cellphone died.
- 5 Gross Things You Learn About People Fixing Their Computer | Cracked.com — There are three types of people in this world: people who fix their own computers, people who wait until their kids come home for Thanksgiving to force them to fix their computers, and people that bring their computers to repair places.
- Colorado group wants to ban sale of cell phones for kids under 13 | FOX31 Denver — Here in Colorado, there’s a new grassroots effort to stop the sale of cell phones for use by children under the age of 13.
- POLL: Colorado wants to ban cell phones to … – Results – Straw Poll — Should children 13 years old and younger have their own cell phone?
- The Supreme Court Just Protected Your Right to Facebook | WIRED — LESTER PACKINGHAM JR. is perhaps the world’s most unsympathetic free speech crusader. The registered sex offender pled guilty in 2002 to having sex with a 13-year-old girl when he was 21-years-old. But in 2010, after the state of North Carolina banned Packingham from using Facebook, under a law that prohibits sex offenders in the state from using a wide swath of the internet, he decided to fight back, arguing that the ban violated his First Amendment rights.
- Hawaii First U.S. State to Declare Everyone Deserves Basic Financial Security — With the passing of a new bill, Hawaii has officially become the first state in the US to seriously consider taking on the responsibility of providing all its residents with ‘basic financial security’.
- Valedictorian’s rogue speech cut off by principal — but he gets to finish it for way bigger audience – TheBlaze
- Trump’s putdown of wind energy whips up a backlash in Iowa – The Washington Post — President Trump’s putdown of wind energy at his Iowa rally was denounced Thursday across the state, which takes pride in its position as a national leader in wind generation.