Jan 31 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 1 February 2016

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

22:48 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Flint, MI (nominated by Blake Pettys)

37:55 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Lenovo http://thehackernews.com/2016/01/shareit-file-sharing.html

This Week’s Quote: “At some point, during every stage show I do, I take a sip of water and ask the audience, ‘How’s the water here?’ I haven’t gotten a positive response yet. Not one. Nobody trusts their water supply. Nobody. And that amuses me. Because it means the system is beginning to collapse…I’m glad the water sucks.” —George Carlin

Jan 24 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 25 January 2016

Co-Host: Charles Thomas

0:40 – News of the Bogus: Bitcoin Special

29:55 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Joseph I. Cassilly https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160104/07032833235/state-prosecutor-says-forfeiture-reform-is-legislators-funding-drug-dealers.shtml

39:21 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Facebook https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160106/06042833250/facebook-nixes-picture-bronze-mermaid-statue-showing-too-much-skin.shtml

This Week’s Quote: “The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen.” —Tommy Smothers

Jan 17 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 18 January 2016

Co-Host: Chris Hangartner

News of the Bogus:

28:30 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Jeb Bush http://www.businessinsider.com/jeb-bush-cybersecurity-2016-1

37:12 – Idiot Extraordinaire: The Department of Justice http://www.justice.gov/usao-mdtn/pr/former-drug-kingpin-serving-multiple-life-sentences-receives-additional-20-year

This Week’s Quote: “Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.” —Kenneth Boulding

Jan 10 2016

Bogosity Podcast for 11 January 2016

Co-Host: Jonathan Loesche

0:31 – News of the Bogus: The Oregon Protests

26:07 – Biggest Bogon Emitter: Microsoft http://thehackernews.com/2016/01/microsoft-windows-7.html

33:24 – Idiot Extraordinaire: Hillary Clinton http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3383221/Hillary-Clinton-vows-reveal-truth-UFOs-Area-51-president-Bill-admits-aliens-visited-Earth.html

This Week’s Quote: “My experience is that journalists report on the nearest-cliché algorithm, which is extremely uninformative because there aren’t many clichés, the truth is often quite distant from any cliché, and the only thing you can infer about the actual event was that this was the closest cliché….It is simply not possible to appreciate the sheer awfulness of mainstream media reporting until someone has actually reported on you. It is so much worse than you think.” —Eliezer Yudkowsky

Jan 03 2016

Bogosity Podcast: 2015 Wrap-Up

2015 Wrap-up:

“You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man’s freedom. You can only be free if I am free.” —Clarence Darrow

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