Drill Bits 007 – Stumbling Upon a Lesson in Urdu

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Andy, Mu & Reg discuss Bioshock, Piracy in Pakistan, The Drill Bits on video, Google & Microsoft defend fair use, Why Mu was gone last week, a brief lesson in Urdu, Reg writes to Steve Jobs, the future of Netscape.com, experiences on digg.com, and StumbleUpon’s community.


Show links
http://www.2kgames.com/bioshock/

Google, Microsoft-backed group ready to Defend Fair Use

http://www.languageshome.com/English-Urdu.htm

Update On Netscape.com: It’s Done, Possibly Moving To WOW.com. Big AOL Layoffs Coming

Digg’s Top 100 Users

Vote #1 Moojj – Top Diggers by # of Popular Stories, based on the last month

http://www.stumbleupon.com/

The Drill Down 007 – The Death of TV, NBC vs. iTunes

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Andy Reg & Mu discuss lost iPhone revenue, the predicted death of TV, NBC snubbing iTunes, New changes at digg.com & boing boing, plus…Shaolin monks vs. Ninjas? Ninja, please!


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Show links:
why apple also doesn’t want the iphone unlocked
TV is dying, says Google expert
Apple responds: NBC wanted $4.99 per TV show episode!
NBU hopes Hulu and Amazon will mean it doesn’t need iTunes
New Digg Home Page Live Today
digg interface updated – here’s what’s new and noteworthy
Welcome to the new Boing Boing!

BitTorrent Continues to Dominate Internet Traffic

Movie biz obsesses about pirates even as it plunders box office booty

Shaolin monks deny online tale of ninja that bested them, demand apology
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Andrew Sorcini on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/MrBabyMan/news/submitted
mr.babyman@google.com

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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

Drill Bits 006 – Digg Dish

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

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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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

Want to hear sexy women moan your IP?

Comcast Throttles BitTorrent Traffic, Seeding Impossible | TorrentFreak

Smart Image Resizing Cuts The Useless Out Of Your Pics (+VIDEO)

Digg the Blog » Blog Archive » Home Page Improvements Coming, Paving The Way For Digg Images
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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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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