The Drill Down 022 – The Best of 2007: Gotta Digg!

Join Andy, Mu & Reg as they ring in the new year by recalling their picks for the best tech, internet & science events of 2007. Then they’re joined by very special guest Kina Grannis (“Gotta Digg!”), who folk-rocks the house with her sweet musical stylings.


Top 10 in Tech, Science & Internet
1. Apple iPhone
2. Stem Cells from skin cells
3. One Laptop Per Child
4. Writer’s Guild Strike (Digital Download Residuals)
5. Al Gore wins Nobel Peace Prize/ increased awareness of Climate Change
6. Facebook’s Beacon Infuriates users
7. The rise of Grassroots Politics on the Net
8. Increase of taser abuse by law enforcement
9. RIAA vs. Jammie Thomas
10. Top Viral Videos 2007

Dramatic Look
Chocolate Rain
Leave Britney Alone!
The Landlord
Miss South Carolina 2007
Daft Hands
“Thriller” dance performed by Philipino prisoners
2 Girls, 1 Cup reactions
Gotta Digg!

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The Drill Down 016 – Strike Out!

The big news this week is, of course, the Writers’ Guild Strike 2007, and Andy, Reg & Mu throw in their $.02 (which is just .02 less than the writers currently get in residuals). Plus iTunes/iPhone news, Lightning Round, and the “Race to 1000″ comes to an early end.


Show Links
2007 Writers Guild of America strike @ Wikipedia
The Writer’s Guild: Why We Fight
Eisner’s advice to striking writers: Blame Steve Jobs, not the studios

The Evan Series – Video Rentals Coming Soon to iTunes?
Latest iPhone update jailbroken before it hits the ground
Eye-Fi: How One Little Chip Will Change the Way You Share Pictures
Rumormonger: Digg close to a $300 million sale?
That’s Your AIM in My GTalk
IndiaTimes website ‘attacks visitors’
Radiohead says its fans are not cheapskates
Mike Arrington Crucified for no-show @ Blogworld
Games that can educate: SimCity donated to OLPC project
Pownce : Note From Kevin
Demonoid Shuts Down Again