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15% Extra – Show 178 – 2 November 2018


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Hooray ! we extended Halloween another week with more monstrous mashups and metal.
A healthy selection of tech news again this week and plenty of science.
Thanks as ever to the faithful nerds in the chatroom for submitting some fine music selections.
More Halloween next week 😀


Celebrity Murder Party — The 13 Sins of Scooby Doo
Iron Maiden — The Prophecy
Dyslexic Fudgicle — International Erection
Autopilot — Devil Went Down On Betty
Rudec — Speechless Supremacy (Muse vs Lady Gaga)
The Beatles — Blue Jay Way
Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade — D’s Diner
G3RSt — Boogie Dragula (Rob Zombie vs Earth Wind and Fire)


Mario Segale, namesake for Nintendo’s mascot, dies at 84

Fake Cambridge Analytica ad hits Facebook

Facebook names former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg head of global affairs

Musk: New Tesla summon feature will “follow you like a pet”

It’s been a week since engineers approved a new DNS encryption standard and everyone is still yelling

Samsung agrees to payouts after worker deaths

This revolution will not be televised – but it will be sanctioned: Googlers walk out over ‘sex pest’ executive scandals

Oculus co-founder: “Free is still not cheap enough” for current VR tech

Anatomy of a sextortion scam

Complete Works Of Shakespeare Hidden Inside Twitter Thumbnail Image

Stupid Patent of the Month: How 34 Patents Worth $1 Led to Hundreds of Lawsuits

Kepler telescope dead after finding thousands of worlds
The Dawn spacecraft exploring the asteroid belt has gone dark

Spying out ancient ruins on Earth from space

Most detailed observations of material orbiting close to a black hole

Numbers in the news? Make sure you don’t fall for these 3 statistical tricks

One way to reduce food waste: Use it to make soil healthier

Dams and the damage they do

Researchers achieve breakthrough in process to produce hydrogen fuel