Ep. 1333: Where we snap to the future Video
Tune in to today's 404 episode to learn how to enter for a chance to win one of three Threadless t-shirts and a $30 gift certificate to Threadless.com! Richard "Gems" Peterson fills in for Ariel and tells us about his trip to Seattle with Affirmation, an organization supporting gay and lesbian members of the Mormon church.
Why are schools no longer teaching typing? Typing class used to be a sanctuary for nerds, but now that everyone has a smartphone and a Facebook profile, some school districts are making a case against teaching standardized touch typing lessons.
Apple finally (round about the end of our show) gets around to its "one more thing": a knife-edge MacBook Air that inexplicably lacks anything resembling a modern processor. Plus, Mac OS X goes all iOS on us. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Tab gets a price tag that doesn't disappoint (shocker!) and Facebook deals with even more unintended consequences: painful personal memories. --Molly
It's my birthday today and Jeff is still making me write the blog, but I'm fine with that because today's episode is exceptional. Not just because Richard "Gems" Peterson lived up to his nickname on two occasions, but also because the stories are exceptionally strange. Join us for talks of Manti Te'o, infidelity phones, overachieving children, dusty donkeys, and adult toys from the future.
We count down and explain the hottest trending terms on the Internet for the past three months.
Today we'll teach you lessons on how to be passive aggressive to your "friends" on Facebook. Also: vibrating tattoos from Nokia, vibrating steering wheels, Typography Scrabble, and how to spot an online dating predator.
On today's 404 episode, we'll discuss the many ways that you can lose your sexual dignity online. From Bang With Friends to Google Street View to Grindr and OKCupid involuntary flash mobs, use this show as a how not to conduct yourself online.
A new single-serving Tumblr page makes New Yorkers hate their apartments, a San Franciscan put his van on Airbnb, a new font lets dyslexia sufferers read, and Bang With Friends saddles up for life on the run.
Financial Decoder Jill Schlesinger fills in for Jeff Bakalar on today's show and gives out valuable financial and teaches us an important lesson on Internet privacy.
The 404 welcomes Jeff back from covering E3 in Los Angeles to which he explains why he's never going back.