On today’s episode, the guys discuss smart bandages, data security with fitness apps, and Captain Marvel. They also play a might game of Movie Quote Madness, and decide who to recast in some of their favorite films. Who ya gonna call? GOOSE BUSTERS!
It’s hard to believe it, but it’s true. Facebook had a privacy issue again. This time, there was a software bug that was active between May 29th and June 5th, which accidentally unblocked people who were previously blocked for around 800,000 users.
According the an article on Engadget, researchers are working to refine a smart bandage that will monitor and treat chronic or slow healing wounds. A process which they hope will reduce amputations.
It seems like the popular fitness app has made it pretty simple to get some detailed information of any of it’s users. Including active soldiers on active foreign military bases, potentially compromising extremely sensitive data.
Billy Dee Williams is poised to break out the capes as Lando Calrissian once again. The actor, who originated the role of the suave intergalactic gambler in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, will return to the role for J.J. Abrams‘ Star Wars: Episode IX.
We’ve known for a while now that Marvel’s upcoming Captain Marvel takes place in the 1990s, which is how it avoids all the Infinity War stuff that’s happened. It will be an origin story for Carol Danvers (Brie Larson), an air force pilot who gets embroiled in the middle of an intergalactic war between alien races the Kree and the Skrull and ends up gaining superpowers. We also knew that familiar Marvel faces Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) were on board, but how would Marvel be handling the looks of these characters? Through digital de-aging.
Earlier this year, Nintendo confirmed that it was collaborating with Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures on a Super Mario movie with producer Chris Meledandri working alongside Nintendo’s own Shigeru Miyamoto to bring the film to life.
D-Click Fun Thumb Drives
Why do thumb drives have to be boring? Why not have on that looks like a camera or a robot or Adam’s favorite a hamburger! Starting at 8GB all the way up to 64GB, it’s a fun way to store your Excel spreadsheets.
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This Week’s Track – “Movies” by Lost in the Fog
Lost is the Fog is an Indie Hipster-Pop group from Northern Ireland. Their debut album just dropped June 22nd.