Universal Geek Podcast 104 | May the Force Live Long and Prosper

March 4, 2013
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Groupon’s CEO is fired but leaves with a wonderfully geeky and honest sendoff letter, Facebook is losing the young people these days, and Marissa Mayer makes changes at Yahoo! that piss everyone off but inspires Universal Geek to institute mandatory face-to-face time but when all the hosts threaten to quit, the old policy of ‘do whatever the hell you want’ was put into place. Such experiments were forbidden in the future.



CORPORATE/GOVERNMENT NEWS

Groupon CEO (Andrew Mason) is Fired – The State of the Deal
Resignation Letter

Back into the Office! 3 Reasons Marissa Mayer Has Made A Smart Move (b)
Why Marissa Mayer makes me mad as a mom

Facebook losing younger visitors

My First Message From the Future: How Facebook Died (b)

Why Apple Needs to Fix Its Podcast Problem (b)

FCC will investigate phone unlocking (j)
– also, why I like Tmobile

INTERNET, PRIVACY, SECURITY

Time-Warner Says There is No Consumer Demand for Gigabit Internet

Code.org (b)
– Code.org is a non-profit foundation dedicated to growing computer programming education.

GEEK ENTERTAINMENT

Jedi? Vulcan? Mind Meld? Mind Trick? What Was Obama Thinking? (b)
Leonard Nimoy  Speaks Out: ‘Only A Vulcan Mind Meld Will Help With This Congress’

SCIENCE/SPACE

Vulcan Tops Online Voting to Name Pluto’s Moons (b)

The NASA moon base 3D printed by robots  (j)

ZOMBIES, ROBOTS, ALIENS, CRYPTOZOLOGY

Texas Declares War on Robots

New Hampshire bill would ban all aerial photography

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