Tech News Today 367: Apple Needs Charlie

Hosts: Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell

Nobody wants WebOS, iOS app store insecure, self-checkout moves from groceries to Apple store, and more.

Guest: Sarah Houghton

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Running time: 43:26

FourCast 98: Holographic Bieber

Hosts: Tom Merritt and Scott Johnson

Sure, you can’t hug a child with robotic eyes, and printing a baby has issues, but our perma-kittens will take our minds off it.

Guests: Tasha Robinson and William Doran

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Running time: 47:32

S&L Podcast – #81 – Elephant paper

Is Neal Stephenson fantasizing revenge?  How does Patrick Norton read so preternaturally fast? Can you really make paper out of elephant dung?  All these questions and more exlpored on this episode of Sword and Laser.

QUICK BURNS

Art of the Hobbit: Never-Before-Seen Drawings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Terry Pratchett on Snuff

Mark Charan Newton’s THE REEF released as an ebook

10 Debut Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels That Took the World by Storm

The Victorian Hugos: 1885
The Victorian Hugos: 1886

CALENDAR 

BARE YOUR SWORD

1Q84 paper texture

Reamde : Why terrorists?

TV, MOVIES AND VIDEO GAMES

Grimm – the other fairy tale show

The 1986 infomercial for the Neuromancer movie that never was

BOOK PICK

Vote for the next book!

NEW MEMBER HELLOS

Sam, Sheala, Jared, Michael, Bree, Kristin, Kodai, Tracy, Reuben, Christina, Mark, Joshua, Chip, Everitt, Emma (aka Liliy), Jonathan

 

Tech News Today 366: Tablireader: The Announcening

Hosts: Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell

Google+ opens up to non-humans, RIAA hints at something stronger than DMCA, a way to make sure nobody can control the Internet, and more.

Hosts: Mike Schramm

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Running time: 53:56