Ep. 1196: Where we get locked up for unlocking Video
On today's show, CNET reporter and 404 BFF Caroline McCarthy directs us in a live read-through of the actual script for the upcoming Facebook movie and also joins us in talking about 4Chan, Comic-Con, and this weekend's insane hailstorm.
There's a reason why certain songs trigger a visceral response from our emotions--scientists have discovered that musical memories are stored in a different part of our brains. On today's 404 episode, we'll take a look at scientific evidence to support this theory, Microsoft's new logo, and the story of a Google employee forced to look at the worst videos on the Internet (404 included).
Today we're exploring the trend of digital vigilantes (AKA digilantes) taking to the Internet for crowdsourced criminal identification and cyber justice. The most recent example is the hacker collective known as Anonymous's recent YouTube video threatening to take down Facebook on November 5th, otherwise known as Guy Fawkes Day.
We talk about Buzz Out Loud's next five years.
CNET Labs Editor Joseph Kaminksi is filling in for Jeff today, who's on staycation all week in New Jersey. As usual, Joseph aka OZONE brings us a handful of stories from the tech world to discuss, including a study showing Internet Explorer users have a lower IQ, a CPR site that lets you touch chests with no legal repercussions, and a Web app that calculates exactly how much time you'll spend in jail for your crime!
Today we'll track three disturbing teenage trends online: narcissistic "Am I Pretty?" YouTube videos, the new Rebecca Black "talent," and the worst t-shirt Abercrombie has ever sold.
It's a busy job being President of CBS Interactive, but Jim Lanzone takes an hour to sit down with CNET's The 404 Podcast to talk shop, so we're minding our Ps and Qs, our Fs....Ss....Bs....and Ds.
Today we're taking issue with the misuse of the word "hacked." With news stories about Stuxnet, Playstation 3, and News of the World throwing around the term with no specific definition, we define exactly what it means to hack...at least according to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Your favorite snacks from the 90s including Gushers, Fruit by the Foot, and Handi Snacks are making a comeback on today's show, and we're also talking about what happens on the Internet every 60 seconds, new top level domains, and the worst sound in the world, CONFIRMED.
If you bought an Apple iPad 3 in the past three weeks and are now shaking your fists at Apple for just releasing the iPad 4, CNET's Sharon Vaknin is about to become your new best friend. That story plus details on the leaked Sony Playstation Master key, 2012's worst reported passwords, and the secret behind the bootleg Heinz ketchup bust on today's episode of The 404 Show!