The 404 1,173: Where where we play it fast and loose (podcast)

NYU students experienced Reply-Allcalypse yesterday when students realized they could send messages to 39,979 of their classmates. On today's show, we'll tell our personal horror stories of e-mails gone wrong, plus a Monty Python bike accessory, digging into YouTube supercuts, and defending the right to name your kid Hashtag.

Leaked from today's 404 episode:

- What happened when NYU students discovered they could e-mail 40,000 people at once.

- Trotify kit puts Monty Python horse coconuts on your bike.

- Why is Slate defending your right to name your kid Hashtag?

- Why people spend so many hours stitching footage into YouTube collages.

- Access Main Computer File: Exploring graphical user interfaces in movies.

- Brave Robotics offers 3D-printed 1/12 scale mecha transformer at Maker Faire.

Bathroom break video: I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords


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