Episode 150: Seven Point Two Tours and Vault of Midnight Detroit

Well, we learned that Calvin from Seven Point Two Tours is a wealth of knowledge about the city of Detroit, and Nick from Vault of Midnight is committed to having a great experience for experienced comic enthusiasts and newbies alike.  Lots of fun and great conversations in episode 150 of our show from the Podcast Detroit studio…

ITintheDnewspaper06272016bSeven Point Two Tours can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/seventwotours/

Vault of Midnight Detroit is at: https://www.facebook.com/vaultofmidnightdetroit/

The first segment was our usual round up of news, events and items that caught our eyes over the past week.  In segment two, we dove in with Calvin and learned all about Seven Point Two Tours and some interesting facts about the city that you might not know.  Segment three had us diving in with Nick from Vault of Midnight, learning all about their store downtown, how they do things a little differently than other places, and what sort of things they have going on in the store and around the area.

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Topics we talked about during segment one…and some we didn’t get to…

Supercell purchased: http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0Z716E

Ghostbot app: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jun/21/ghostbot-app-dating-texting-communication

74% of Netflix subscribers would cancel before dealing with ads: https://www.allflicks.net/74-of-netflix-subscribers-would-rather-cancel-their-subscription-than-see-ads/

Facebook blocks in-video calls to action: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-36586021

Idiots scrawls on protected rocks, banned from all national parks: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/23/woman-banned-from-all-us-national-parks-for-scrawling-her-instag/

Top 10 emerging technologies of 2016: http://www.scientificamerican.com/report/the-top-10-emerging-technologies-of-2016/

When does your car decide to kill you? http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-autonomous-cars-ethics-20160623-snap-story.html

Mac and Cheetos.  That’s a thing: https://www.thrillist.com/news/nation/burger-king-new-mac-n-cheetos

Comcast ganks over $1700 from a guy, refuses to give it back until the media steps in: http://arstechnica.com/business/2016/06/comcast-took-1775-from-man-only-gave-it-back-after-he-contacted-media/

“F*CK THAT ALLIGATOR” guy: http://www.unilad.co.uk/video/man-shouts-fck-that-alligator-jumps-into-lake-and-is-killed-by-alligator/

Students asking a lot of questions about coding bootcamps: https://techcrunch.com/2016/06/25/students-are-demanding-the-facts-about-coding-bootcamps/

Microsoft and Windows 10: http://www.seattletimes.com/business/microsoft/microsoft-draws-flak-for-pushing-windows-10-on-pc-users/

Woman wins $10,000 for forced Windows 10 upgrade: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230794-woman-wins-10000-judgment-against-microsoft-for-forced-windows-10-upgrade

Facebook is using your phone’s location to suggest new friends.  This is not good: http://fusion.net/story/319108/facebook-phone-location-friend-suggestions/

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