Drill Bits 006 – Digg Dish

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Andy, Reg & Tamar talk about Tamar’s new gig and dish about digg.com. If you hear yourself mentioned, please don’t get offended. Write us!


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The Drill Down 006- iPhone Unlocked, Torrents Locked Up

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Tonight we fly without esteemed colleague Mu Saleem, but we gain returning guest Tamar Weinberg. We talk about the unlocking of the iPhone, torrent site suprnova.org, Paramount & Dreamworks dropping Blu-Ray, and some tantalizing links!


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Show Links

Unlocking the iPhone:
With Software and Soldering, a Non-AT&T iPhone – New York Times
Teen ‘Unlocks’ iPhone From AT&T Network – New York Times
iPhone unlocked: AT&T loses iPhone exclusivity, August 24, 2007, 12:00PM EDT – Engadget

New Apple Nano rumors:
http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/poll/the-ipod-nano-mock+up-updated-oh-noes-probably-is-real-292295.php

Relaunch of suprnova.org:
SuprNova: The Legend Returns Today | TorrentFreak

Paramount & Dreamworks drop Blu-Ray:
Paramount and Dreamworks drop BLURAY – go HD DVD.
http://www.engadget.com/2007/08/21/michael-bay-responds-to-paramounts-abandonment-of-blu-ray-no-t/
http://www.michaelbay.com/blog/files/Michael-Bay-HD-DVD.html
Dear High-Definition DVD Makers: Get a Clue from Sirius and XM and Merge » techipedia | tamar weinberg’s blog of stuff

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Comcast Throttles BitTorrent Traffic, Seeding Impossible | TorrentFreak

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Andrew Sorcini on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/MrBabyMan/news/submitted
mr.babyman@google.com

Reg ‘Zaibatsu’ on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/zaibatsu/news/submitted
maas.neotek@google.com

Muhammad Saleem:
http://digg.com/users/msaleem/news/submitted
http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Muhammad+Saleem%22

Tamar Weinberg:
http://www.techipedia.com/
http://www.seroundtable.com/
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Music (Courtesy Podsafe Music Network):

Intro: Pl@stic Soul – “005-1 Electric Guitar”
http://www.mf247.jp/index.php?gr2_id=00000000000000000000000000315600

Outro: Freightrain Jones – “Pervs and Pornos”
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=467690

Drill Bits 005 – Ribs & Games

Andy Mu & Reg talk about Movie Piracy, Ribs, The San Jose Semaphore, Bioshock & how Google is like a terrorist cell. Check out the BBQ Marinade recipe in the links!


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Show Links:

Nihari:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nihari
http://www.channeldosti.com/pakistani-recipes-11.php

Quick Kansas City BBQ Marinade Recipe:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A1045711

Fleur de sel:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fleur_de_sel

NYT Article: “Hiding in Plain Sight, Google Seeks More Power”
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/14/technology/14search.html?ex=1307937600&en=d96a72b3c5f91c47&ei=5090

“San Jose Semaphore’s message atop Adobe building is . . .”
http://www.mercurynews.com/search/ci_6620943

The San Jose Semaphore:
http://www.sanjosesemaphore.org/

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl
http://www.stalker-game.com/

Andrei Tarkovsky’s “Stalker” (1979)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079944/

Gamespot Bioshock review
http://www.gamespot.com/pc/action/bioshock/review.html?om_act=convert&om_clk=gssummary&tag=summary;review

The Drill Down 005 – Racism Online / Wikipedia Scanner

On this week’s show, Andy, Mu & Reg discuss racism and hate groups on the net (and off), the Wikipedia Scanner, Facebook’s leaks, Skype’s outage…and the 20% chance we’re living in the Matrix.


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Loren Feldman – Where are the Black Tech Bloggers?:
http://www.1938media.com/where-are-the-black-tech-bloggers/

Elder Hate Groups on Facebook:
http://www.timegoesby.net/weblog/2007/07/facebook-elde-1.html

Wired Article on Wikipedia Scanner:
http://www.wired.com/politics/onlinerights/news/2007/08/wiki_tracker

Wkipedia Scanner
http://wikiscanner.virgil.gr/

Facebook code leaked, and subsequent DMCA takedown:
http://mashable.com/2007/08/12/facebook-open-source/
http://mashable.com/2007/08/15/facebook-secrets/

Facebook Secrets blog (taken down):
http://facebooksecrets.blogspot.com/

Skype outage:
http://heartbeat.skype.com/2007/08/what_happened_on_august_16.html
http://heartbeat.skype.com/2007/08/the_microsoft_connection_explained.html

NYT Article: “Our Lives, Controlled From Some Guy’s Couch”:
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/14/science/14tier.html
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Andrew Sorcini on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/MrBabyMan/news/submitted
mr.babyman@google.com

Reg ‘Zaibatsu’ on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/zaibatsu/news/submitted
maas.neotek@google.com 

Muhammad Saleem:
http://digg.com/users/msaleem/news/submitted
http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Muhammad+Saleem%22
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Music (Courtesy Podsafe Music Network):

Intro: Pl@stic Soul – “005-1 Electric Guitar”
http://www.mf247.jp/index.php?gr2_id=00000000000000000000000000315600

Outro: Freightrain Jones – “Pervs and Pornos”
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=467690

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Drill Bits 004 – The Harder You Push Me

In this week’s outtakes, we discuss age and anonymity on the ‘net, Bill Nye, the origin of Reg’s username, the iPhone, HD vs. mobile content, the Wii, and our podcasts diversity.


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Show Links

http://www.islamcrunch.com/

http://digg.com/2008_us_elections/Web_Whiz_Ron_Paul_Faces_Test_of_Offline_Presidential_Appeal
http://digg.com/general_sciences/Bill_Nye_Booed_in_Waco_for_pointing_out_Moon_reflects_the_Sun

Mr. Rogers learns to breakdance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xatZgEZ62fU

Bill Nye parody of “The More You Ignore Me Closer I Get” by Morrissey
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1835036382356052197

http://digg.com/television/FOX_News_asks_Did_Mr_Rogers_destroy_an_entire_generation

HyperVRE – Instantly Convert your Content using Adsense into Cash! (Link has been deleted)
http://www.google.com/search?q=digg+hypervre+instantly+convert

http://digg.com/offbeat_news/The_Bizarre_History_Behind_A_Rude_British_Street_Name

Oklahoma man asks Reg to turn off the internet
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/03/27/tuttle_email/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaibatsu