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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- Noam Chomsky on Mass Media
- Our Assistance and Access Bill Episode (starts at 36m46s)
- New York Times to Experiment with Blockchain Publishing?
- Microplastics Found in Human Excrement
- Critical Flaw in Swiss Internet Voting System
- Our Episode on Voting — Episode 39
- New South Wales Using Same System as Swiss
- DARPA Is Building an Open Source Voting Machine
- MetaFly: Insect-inspired Winged Drone on Kickstarter
- [Video] Elon Musk Unveils Tesla Model Y SUV
- SoftBank and Toyota could invest $1 billion in Uber’s self-driving unit
- Uber fatality unveils AI accountability issues
- Firefox Send
- [Cool Tool] Wire Video Conferencing
0:00 Noam Chomsky Introduces the Show
1:34 What’re We Talking About This Episode?
2:12 What’ve We Been Up To?
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
34:37 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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