Posts tagged: Wikileaks

Dec 11 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 12 December 2016

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

15:16 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Accomack County (Virginia) Public Schools http://www.kiro7.com/news/trending-now/virginia-schools-ban-to-kill-a-mockingbird-huckleberry-finn-for-racial-slurs/472065070

23:02 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The US Copyright Office https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20161201/18084736170/every-website-needs-to-re-register-with-copyright-office-who-cant-build-functioning-system.shtml

This Week’s Quote: “Take the addition, the changes, the copyright’s turn, take the changes to copyright’s scope, put it against the background of an extraordinarily concentrated structure of media, and you produce the fact that never in our history have fewer people controlled more of the evolution of our culture. Never.” —Lawrence Lessig

Nov 01 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 2 November 2015

News of the Bogus:

12:25 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The US Department of Justice https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20151024/04573732612/doj-claims-apple-should-be-forced-to-decrypt-iphones-because-it-customers-only-license-operating-system.shtml

20:52 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The New York Times https://reason.com/blog/2015/10/27/new-york-times-nail-salon-unvarnished

This Week’s Quote: “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re mis-informed.” —Mark Twain

Aug 23 2015

Bogosity Podcast for 24 August 2015

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

News of the Bogus:

30:58 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights http://www.blazingcatfur.ca/2015/07/21/sweden-democrats-plan-gay-pride-parade-through-muslim-areas-leftists-and-gay-rights-groups-decry-the-parade-as-racist/

37:13 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Richard Blech http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/08/how-not-to-start-an-encryption-company/

This Week’s Quote: “Anyone, from the most clueless amateur to the best cryptographer, can create an algorithm that he himself can’t break.” —Bruce Schneier

May 25 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 26 May 2014

News of the Bogus:

15:21 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Anton Purisima http://www.loweringthebar.net/2014/05/2-undecillion-dollar-demand.html

17:58 – Silver Cluon Award: Tyler Vigen http://www.tylervigen.com/

21:47 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Being Liberal https://www.facebook.com/592589870775439/photos/a.592592887441804.1073741828.592589870775439/795910880443336/?type=1

This Week’s Quote: “The suppression of uncomfortable ideas may be common in religion and politics, but it is not the path to knowledge.” —Carl Sagan

Mar 02 2014

Bogosity Podcast for 3 March 2014

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

28:10 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) http://www.businessinsider.com/senator-calls-for-bitcoin-ban-2014-2

34:51 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Jesse Jackson http://www.examiner.com/article/jesse-jackson-claims-semi-automatic-rifles-can-blow-up-railroads

40:17 – Twitch Plays Pokemon conquers Elite Four, beating game after 390 hours http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57619740-93/twitch-plays-pokemon-conquers-elite-four-beating-game-after-390-hours/

This Week’s Quote: “At the end fiat money returns to its inner value—zero.” —Voltaire

Aug 25 2013

Bogosity Podcast for 26 August 2013

News of the Bogus:

18:30 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Republican and Democratic State Lawmakers (nominated by BlameThe1st) http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/nightline-fix-abc-news/why-texas-bans-sale-tesla-cars-140842349.html

22:05 – Idiot Extraordinaire:Lu Ann Ballew (nominated by Dave Turcotte) http://www.wbir.com/news/article/283997/2/Judge-orders-babys-name-be-changed-from-Messiah

This Week’s Quote: “I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.” —Calvin Coolidge

Aug 04 2013

Bogosity Podcast for 5 August 2013

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

News of the Bogus:

15:00 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/07/25/uk-usa-security-congress-idUKBRE96O17W20130725

18:25 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Bernie of Planck’s Constant http://plancksconstant.org/blog1/2013/07/electronic_cigarettes_should_be_banned_as_well.html

This Week’s Quote: “So if you smoke or dip or chew / You’d better get your fill / ‘Cause if tobacco don’t get you / An anti-smoker will” —Mike Cross

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