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IT In The D – Episode 41: Templar Gaming, Civic Day of Hacking, Porn, Banking and More

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IT in the D, Episode 41.

Another great episode, that wandered a bit, and yet hit on some great information for things in the area.

With Templar Games in studio, a chat about the National Day of Civic Hacking, and various topics like how the Department of Justice is doing some odd things with banks…

ep41You can find us at http://www.ITintheD.com, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ITinTheD, on Meetup at http://www.meetup.com/ITintheD/, and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/itinthed

Templar games can be found at http://www.templargames.com/, on Facebook, and on Twitter.

The National Day of Civic Hacking can be found at http://hackforchange.org/

– Target CEO out: http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/05/news/companies/target-ceo-out/index.html

– The White House correspondents dinner.  Anyone watch?  Anyone care? http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/03/politics/washington-correspondents-dinner/index.html

– Netflix and Amazon prime announce “release dates” now?  http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/02/showbiz/movies/netflix-amazon-prime-streaming-movies-may/index.html

– EFF launches “privacy badger” for FF and Chome: https://www.eff.org/privacybadger

– Foursquare splits into two apps – Foursquare and Swarm: http://www.informationweek.com/software/social/foursquare-splits-into-2-apps-targets-yelp/d/d-id/1235048

– “find my phone” apps lead to confrontations…is this REALLY a good idea? http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/us/when-hitting-find-my-iphone-takes-you-to-a-thiefs-doorstep.html?_r=1

– Why does “Swipe” make as many as 4,000 location requests every day? http://forum.swype.com/showthread.php?13052-Swype-makes-almost-4000-location-requests-every-day

– Microsoft is fixing that security hole in XP after all: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/181733-microsoft-patches-ie-bug-in-windows-xp-but-its-a-huge-mistake

– Osama Bin Laden whacked 3 years ago today.  Catching up with the guy who live-tweeted it all: http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/catching-guy-who-%E2%80%98live-blogged%E2%80%99-bin-laden-raid

– Is the DOJ’s “operation choke point” forcing banks to shut down accounts belonging to pr0n stars, escort services, dating services, ammunition sales, etc.? http://reason.com/blog/2014/04/28/doj-operation-chokepoint-and-porn-stars

– The price you pay to stream a movie will depend on your screen size… http://variety.com/2014/film/news/jeffrey-katzenberg-predicts-3-week-theatrical-window-in-future-1201166052/

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