The Drill Down 321: The Bleeding Heart of the Net (preview)

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This week, the heart of internet security is bleeding, stock traders game the system, a Twitter to destabilize Cuba, Game of Thrones pushes piracy to a new high, & are we at 3D printing’s tipping point? All this and more…

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.

Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan. Occasionally joining them is Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor.

The Drill Down 187 – Now This Means War

This week we discuss the return of the PlayStation Store, Chinese labor camp prisoners forced to gold farm, Mark Zuckerberg’s eat-what-you-kill diet & his thoughts on privacy anxiety, Google’s +1 button for websites, Twitter’s Follow button & partnerships with Firefox and Photobucket, Samsung vs. Apple, and Apple’s upcoming WWDC announcements.

Later, we discuss the escalating consequences of cyberhacking, Google’s Wallet, and a preview of Windows 8.

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The Drill Down 178 – AT&T +1

This week, Tom and Andy make up for two weeks lost time, and do it in whirlwind fashion.

Tom wraps up highlights of his trip to CTIA Wireless. We discuss ICANN’s approval of the .XXX domain, New York Times’ paywall, Showtime’s decision to pull future shows from Netflix, the release of Firefox 4,  Amazon’s online Cloud Player, and Google’s +1 social recommendation button.

Later, we discuss AT&T’s purchase of T-Mobile, and the ramifications it has for the mobile industry, and we finish off the show with a brief discussion of the future of Digg following Founder Kevin Rose’s departure.

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The Drill Down 017 – Your Privacy is an Illusion

Andy, Mu and Reg discuss three very different cautionary tales of privacy violations on open social networks. Then on Lightning Round: the theory of everything discovered by a surfer, Gene Simmons puts his foot in it, Fox News Porn, and we give shout outs to just about everyone.


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4-figure glory: me and the digg 1,000 club – by [muhammad.saleem]
Adults drive 14-year-old to suicide by harassing her on MySpace
Gun owner says Facebook gave employer access to her private profile
Bank intern busted by Facebook
Surfer dude stuns physicists with theory of everything
Billboard Q&A: Gene Simmons on File Sharers – “Sue ‘em”
Digg – Fox News Porn Video!
Digg.com – Best Person In The World – Countdown with Keith Olbermann
Digg: foxnewsporn.com Unbanned
Firefox 3.0 may ship with a slew of serious bugs intact
Mininova Hits The Million Torrent Uploads Mark
Adult FriendFinder sale: “Sweet if it were true”
Lindsay Lohan spends 84 minutes in jail

Intro to ‘Aguanile’ performed by Neal Rodriguez