The Drill Down 150 – Le Digg est mort, vive le Digg!

Chris 'Crispy' Lloyd of Dragon*Con TV

Chris 'Crispy' Lloyd of Dragon*Con TV

This week, The Drill Down Crew welcome Dragon*Con TV‘s Chris ‘Crispy’ Lloyd, who talks about his upcoming involvement in Dragon*Con, and shares with us his latest video, Vaderex. Later we discuss Leo Laporte’s cautionary disenchantment with social media, accusations of rape leveled against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Intel’s recent purchase of McAfee, reactions to the new Digg version 4, Portal 2′s release date (and cast!), and the most inspired viral marketing stunt since Old Spice on YouTube.

Discussion of Digg v4 on audio begins at appx 38 min.

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The Drill Down 141 – Killswitch Engage?

The Drill Down crew are joined by Devindra Hardawar (of VentureBeat and his own Symbiotek Podcast) to discuss the proposed bill to allow the President to shut off the internet, record breaking pre-orders for the iPhone4, iPhone reception problems, record breaking iPad sales (and the effect that’s had on the Kindle), Google Voice for everyone, “Piracy is Theft,” says VP Joe Biden, and Jimmy Kimmel proves the show must go on!

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The Drill Down 140 – No Teleprompter

This week, JD and Tom fly solo (duo?) as they discuss Google’s Bing imitation, Post-suicide wage increases at Foxconn, World Cup Fever, Microsoft Kinect, Portal 2, Free WiFi at Starbucks, and Kevin Rose’s post-Diggnation plans.

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