Episode 118 – Black Hat Car Hacks

This we we celebrate using some to be your eyes, and oh yeah, we talk about the latest car hacks coming out ahead of the black hat conference. We learn, don’t challenge security researchers to step up their game. Ahead of black hat, they prove remove hacks to control your car. Using the vehicle’s telematics modem, or your radio’s Digital Audio Broadcasting signal researchers show that remote access to your car is possible. The Michaels’ cut through some of the FUD and look at what the researchers are more than likely doing. Should you worry? Is there an interesting game here? You tell us!

Show links
Be My Eyes
Hackers Remotely Kill Jeep on a Highway
1.4 million vehicles recalled for bug fix
UK Researchers use Digital Radio Broadcasts to seize control of car
1957 Chevy pictures
Pluto Pictures First Looks
Why does it take so long for New Horizons to send images
Light Sail
Kepler Mission finds new Earth-like planet
The Smallest Kepler discovered planet

Games we are playing
TinyKeep – Michael R.
Crossy Road – Michael M.
Alto’s Adventure – Michael M.

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Episode 67 – Free BitCoins!

This week Michael and Michael find a new way to help monazite your game. We discuss the recent plugin for Unity gaming development environment which allows a developer to monazite their app via Bit coin mining! Can this be the way that you actually can monazite the attention economy?

Is it right to do so?

Show Links:
New Plugin Allows Developers to mine bitcoins in app.
Get it here
How much are they worth?
Daily Averages
Transcription of BitCoin episode of Security Now!
Episode 287 – Security Now
Hacking Your Car with Music
One Card to rule them all
Real-time Ray Tracing
Southpark Black Friday Episode
MAVEN Mission

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Episode 00003 – Where’s the Work in it?

This week we provide some games and talk about the underlying work related benefit.   Andy and Michael R, hold down the show while Michael M is off this week.  We talk about Google’s now defunct image match and how Google wanted to drive better search on their Image search. That became part of the metadata for the images.  We also discuss Michael’s addiction to Tiny Tower and recent news regarding Zynga’s copy cat game.Andy proves Leo Laporte wrong, in that there are many good podcasts for developers including:
The ChangeLog – podcast
This Developer’s Life – Podcast
The Web Ahead – Podcast
FLOSS Weekly – Podcast
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