Get ready for one of our funniest and strangest episodes to date. After a one-month detour, we’re back in the studio and ready to have all kinds of fun, mainly at the expense of lawyers and videographers.
Our tech headlines this week:
- Final Cut Pro X Announced at NAB SuperMeet
- Consumer Groups Skeptical About New Kerry-McCain Privacy Bill
- Cisco Kills Popular Flip Video Camcorder
- Dilbert Creator Pretends to Be His Own Biggest Fan on Message Boards
- Obama On Oval Office Tech: Where Are The ‘Cool Phones’?
- Bizarre Lawsuit Connects Apple, U.S. Presidents, Oprah Winfrey in Conspiracy
Douglas then rants about the strange way that the weirdest YouTube videos seem to become the ones that goes “viral,” and he examines this trend with an analysis of a recent video of a guy alone in the a Metro car which went viral in early April. Josh then counters with an infomercial for legal services which looks at many of the other bogus lawsuits being made against tech companies.
Finally, for our Random Geeky Fact of the Week, Douglas honors Mac OS X’s recent tenth anniversary with a discussion at how Mac OS X was influenced by its true predecessor, NeXTSTEP. And for our Viral Video of the Week, we look at how the Oregon State Legislature got rickrolled.