We have synthetic life! Craig Venter's new bacterium is alive and is blue... because that's what it's programmed to be. Also, Google says Happy 30th Birthday Pacman by putting a playable game into the Google banner. Tech support calls ensue.
Ep. 1233: Synthetic life is oh so blue
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Craig Venter creates synthetic life form
Report: Facebook caught sharing secret data with advertisers
Report: 60 percent of Facebook users considering dumping the service
FCC: AT&T and Verizon control 60 percent of wireless market
Pac-Man is 30
Google logo today is playable pacman game!
Unintended side effect: Some users don’t get it
Google's "Royalty-Free" WebM Video May Not Be Royalty-Free For Long
Steve Jobs: You’ll never get away with it, Google!
Chatville = Facebook + Chatroulette + game mechanics
Duke University Shutting Down Usenet Server
Today's featured Buzz Out Loud remix at the end of the show:
Kevin Chu (Ikcor)!
Kim – We’re MoRaJous
Hey Buzz crew,
Thought you’d be interested in this article:
Basically Rafe might want to get an exam as “”standard therapy in the form of standard exercises can be an effective treatment and improve the underlying conditions that may be keeping you from seeing 3D”"
Kevin the Couch Potato Software Engineer
Hi Buzz crew!
In episode 1232 you talked about Google TV and how awesome it could be. While I don’t agree and will be the first to buy one ( google fan boy ), Why do we need this? Whats wrong with a using a TV as a second monitor via HDMI cable from either a laptopor desktop? I watch Hulu and Youtube daily on my 42 inch Panisonic through my desktop and a 15 foot HDMI cable. Just launch chrome and find the video and drag it onto the TV and hit full screen. Done. Most new computers and almost all new laptops have HDMI out so this just seems like an extra box in my already clustered Entertainment center.
Anyways LOVE THE SHOW AND LOVE THE NEW MUSIC! Tom who? Rafe you rock!