Episode 40 • 💬 VotingFail.exe, Tesla Model Y & President FOMO

This episode, we cover a number of topics, including:

  • Security flaws in global e-voting systems
  • Winged drones
  • New Tesla Model Y
  • Update on Uber’s self-driving unit
  • Microplastics in human bodies
  • Blockchain publishing

In our regular privacy and security segment, we cover a great new product out of the team at Mozilla – Firefox Send – which allows you to send files quickly and securely. We also look at Wire – a great open source video chat program we’ve been trialling recently.

To top it all off, we have a FOMO ‘AGM’ of sorts, looking at what the plans for the next year are, some new things we’ll be doing and how you can get more involved. There’s also a strange recording we’ve been sent about someone we thought we’d heard the last of…

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Show Segments

0:00 Noam Chomsky Introduces the Show

1:03 Welcome!

1:34 What’re We Talking About This Episode?

2:12 What’ve We Been Up To?

4:22 Disclaimer

5:09 Blockchain Basics

5:34 NYT Coin? New York Times Reportedly Hiring Blockchain Visionary

8:42 Microplastics Discovered in Human Excrement

11:20 Critical Flaw in Swiss Internet Voting System

16:50 DARPA Building Open Source Voting Machine?

18:05 Final Word on Swiss Post’s Voting System Security Test

21:03 MetaFly: Insect-inspired Winged Drone on Kickstarter

22:55 Elon Musk Unveils the Tesla Model Y SUV

27:36 SoftBank and Toyota Could Invest $1 billion in Uber’s Self-Driving Unit

29:25 Uber Fatality Unveils AI Accountability Issues

34:27 Telegram

34:37 Privacy & Security: Firefox Send

39:09 Cool Tool: Wire for Encrypted Videoconferencing

43:23 Feature: The FOMO Show in 2019 & Beyond

59:05 Dan for President

1:04:02 Outtakes & Extras

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