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Dec 30, 2018
Dec 29, 2018

UN Migration Pact

 

https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/sites/default/files/180713_agreed_outcome_global_compact_for_migration.pdf

 

Read the basics from the actual form.

 

Canada - Signed the Agreement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ8cHdO_004

 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/un-migration-conference-morocco-1.4938985

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-46607015

https://nationalpost.com/opinion/np-view-the-real-problem-with-canada-signing-the-un-global-migration-pact

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/belgian-minister-wants-nothing-to-do-with-un-migration-pact/2018/12/06/56d4dcc4-f93b-11e8-8642-c9718a256cbd_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.b783eac170a6

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/andrew-coyne-andrew-scheer-steers-hard-to-right-on-un-migrants-pact

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/nine-arrested-after-anti-migration-protest-on-parliament-hill-1.4938325

https://globalnews.ca/news/4724472/danielle-smith-un-migration-pact-canadian-identity/

https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/end-of-sovereignty-or-meaningless-agreement-breaking-down-the-uns-global-pact-on-migration



US - Opted Out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQ_kwGe_S5w

 

US politics for the past year for immigration

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/dec/21/us-immigration-policy-2018-travel-ban-migrant-caravan

 

Even as those living in the US unlawfully remain targets, the administration has sought to redefine what legal immigration looks like, too, slowing or halting those seeking to come to the country for a job offer, through their relationship to a citizen, or to find a home as a refugee or asylee.

 

US and other countries bail on UN aggrement

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/world/europe/un-migration-deal-morocco.amp.html

 

More than 60,000 migrants have died in hazardous journeys while trying to reach wealthier countries, Mr. Guterres said. “This is a source of collective shame,” he added.

 

Under Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a fiercely anti-immigrant leader, Hungary has dismissed the compact as a “pro-migration document.” Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia have also rejected the compact, as have Australia and Israel.

 

Note that this article talks only opinions and almost no facts about what the UN pact does.

Dec 5, 2018

Newsly News

 

AMD vs Intel vs Nvidia

 

https://www.techpowerup.com/250214/msi-goofup-unlocks-overclocking-on-amd-athlon-200ge

https://mobilesyrup.com/2018/12/03/amd-processors-outsell-intel/

https://www.techradar.com/news/amd-is-readying-graphics-cards-to-take-on-nvidias-geforce-rtx-range

https://hexus.net/tech/news/graphics/124724-intel-arctic-sound-gpu-event-expected-next-month/

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/NVIDIAs-new-T-Rex-hopefully-not-flaming-dinosaur

https://www.techpowerup.com/250191/nvidia-presents-the-titan-rtx-24gb-graphics-card-at-usd-2-499

 

Hardware and Software

 

https://www.pcper.com/news/Storage/We-are-SSDs-I-got-all-my-QVO-me

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Chrome-plated-Windows-Microsoft-making-magpie

https://www.thisisinsider.com/microsoft-edge-google-chromium-browser-2018-12

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Incoming-friendly-fire-Microsoft-launching-more-patches

 

Gaming

 

https://gamingbolt.com/switchs-second-year-has-been-a-reality-check-for-nintendo-as-per-analysts

https://www.techpowerup.com/250255/epic-games-store-to-launch-soon-developers-to-receive-88-of-revenue

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3326060/gaming/epic-games-store-steam-rival-valve.html

https://mobilesyrup.com/2018/12/04/battles-pvp-pokemon-go/

 

Rants

 

https://kotaku.com/bethesda-is-sending-out-replacements-for-fallout-76s-n-1830833935

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/12/players-find-secret-emulation-menu-hidden-in-playstation-classic/

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Incoming-friendly-fire-Microsoft-launching-more-patches

Music by Kevin Macleod from incompetech.com. Creative Commons.

Nov 27, 2018

Join Cynth, Jeff and Dan as they look at the Internet and how it has changed how we communicate and share. All links mentioned in the podcast are located at the bottom of this description.

Random “WOW! FACTS!”:

Did you know that there’s high speed internet available all the way up Mt. Everest?

Did you know that in 2010, Finland became the first country to declare internet access as a legal right? (Do you think internet access should be a human right?)

AND did you know that it is believed that the Internet will be the reason thousands of languages will go extinct? Apparently, only 5% of the worlds 7,700 languages are on the internet, which has experts claiming it will lead to the death of languages if they aren’t used on the platform.

 

As you can guess from the random facts already presented, today’s topic is probably one piece of technology that everyone uses on a daily basis, provided they have access to it, the Internet!

 

Thinking back 10,15 years ago when we were in high school. Do you remember when the internet first came to our schools and we were like WOW! But the schools didn’t trust that thing at all?

 

As we always do her on you me and tech, I like to give a little history lesson.

The basic history of the Internet: the concept of wide area networking originated in many computer labs in the US, UK and France since the development of computers in the 1950s. Commercial internet service providers started popping up in the late 1980, like AOL dial-up (providing email, instant messaging and web browser) in 1989.

 

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Internet)

 

What sort of things are you happy that the Internet has given us access to?

-The Cloud?

-Connectivity? Social Media?

-Online Shopping?

-Entertainment?

What do we rely on the Internet for now or even over-rely on it for?

-Entertainment - More and more people use Netflix, Youtube, Twitch for their fun.

-Shopping -Has online shopping killed brick and mortar stores?

-Connectivity -Social Media is so big now that people can make millions just by having a lot of followers! (Brands sponsor them to advertise.)

 

The Internet is touted for bringing the world to our fingertips, wherever and whenever we want it. The main thing that the Internet has done is give humans a level of connectivity probably thought impossible 100 years ago. We are connected, not only instantly with anyone and everyone, but constantly (which as an introvert can be stupidly annoying sometimes to have people texting at all hours of the day, even after spending 5 hrs together in person!)

 

However, has either of you guys noticed a trend recently of people “taking a break” from the Internet, or social media? I have. I finally took the leap and jumped off the Facebook train a few weeks ago. I didn’t find it very social anymore, and it was just a place for friends who post pictures of their kids’ scribbles or “got a dollar from the tooth fairy” images. Any ideas why people are leaving social media?



[I will play the clip of this when you want to hear it]

 

I was recently watching a vlogsbrothers video, which we will link to in the show notes, where Hank Green was explaining why he has decided to take a break from social media. To quote something interesting he says in his opening statements, “I wish the internet were more unreliable because I don’t like the way I’m using the Internet. Or more to the point, I don’t like the way the Internet is using me.” He continued on to say he spends around 20 hours a week on Reddit, instagram and twitter, but says its a fractured way to collect information on the internet. He says mosts of the time is him refreshing the pages and checking often “as if something fresh is just truly over the horizon.” I definitely recommend you go watch the video on youtube. It’s only 3 minutes long and says a lot.

 

According to Canadian Mental Health Association, 86% of Ontario students visit social media sites daily and about 16% spend 5 hours or more a day on it!

To sum up an experiment done - they did MRI scans of the "nucleus accumbens (the rewards centre of the brain) and how social media use affects the brain. They found that the reward centre of the brain was often more activated after receiving positive social media feedback. Those changes were similar to individuals who experience drug or alcohol addiction." ..."and causes greater activation in their amygdala, which is the part of the brain that is connected to impulsive behavior... is also activated with people who use substances problematically."

 

So this has ballooned into something even scarier. Internet Addiction is a real thing, controversial, but real. Some say the internet isn’t where to place blame, but the addiction already found in users. For example, someone is addicted to internet gambling, then they would suggest that their addiction is gambling, not the internet. Organizations like Mental Health America and Canadian Mental Health Association have deemed Internet Addiction fact, but yet that it preys most on people with mental issues the most.

 

The Center for Internet Addiction was created in 1995 by Dr. Kimberly Young where she provides Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Internet addiction. “Internet addiction is defined as any online-related, compulsive behavior which interferes with normal living and causes severe stress on family, friends, loved ones, and one’s work environment. Internet addiction has been called Internet dependency and Internet compulsivity. By any name, it is a compulsive behavior that completely dominates the addict’s life. Internet addicts make the Internet a priority more important than family, friends, and work. The Internet becomes the organizing principle of addicts’ lives.”

 

According to Mental Health America (.net), " people who are addicted to the internet have trouble filling personal and professional obligations because of their online activities, and their use of the internet causes strain on relationships with family and friends. ... [they] often experience negative emotions or withdrawal symptoms when their internet access is restricted." Research suggests that 6% of people are addicted to the internet. (Less than 40% of the world have access to the internet at least once per year and significantly less have regular access) = 3.04 billion people, == 182 million people)

  1. i)5 types of IA - Cybersexual (cybersex and porn), Net compulsions (online gambling, shopping, stock trading), Cyber-relationships (social media, online dating, virtual communication), Gaming, Information Seeking (web surfing or database searches)
    ii) A lot of people with internet addiction also have other mental health problems, like alcohol and substance abuse, depression, phobias, OCD, aggression, anxiety, sleep disorders.)
    iii) Treating internet addiction varies person to person. Most of the time it aims "to create boundaries and balance around internet use rather than eliminating it entirely." Therapy and possibly medication can be used to manage symptoms of the underlying mental illness. Also, exercise is usually a part because it eases the effects of reduced dopamine in the brain from restricted internet use.

Going back to Dr. Kimberly Young, she uses techniques called Digital Diets and Digital Nutrition, mainly because you can’t cut off internet use cold turkey. Digital diet is a controlled use of the internet.Instead of checking your social media 50 times a day, check it 5 times. Digital Nutrition is about what content you are accessing. Goes back to internet gambling. You can still use the internet for other things, but gambling is restricted.

Dr Young suggests we:

  1. Check our checking. (How many times are we checking things?)
  2. Set time limits/boundaries. (Don’t have to have your phone with you all the time.)
  3. Disconnect to reconnect. (Tech free family time at dinner, or family time.
  4. Learn to be screen smart. (Make smarter wiser choices with the internet through initiatives in schools, with parents, and teach children to use the internet wisely instead of letting them use it to curb boredom.)

I guess the reality of it all is, can we as humans have instant access to everything, all the time and NOT use it as a crutch?

If the Internet were to suddenly be gone, could we function? Not in a joking way, but could we?

http://ontario.cmha.ca/documents/addictions-and-problematic-internet-use/

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/risky-business-internet-addiction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zlYoOmoH5U

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/HealthyLiving/internet-addiction

http://netaddiction.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOSYmLER664&feature=youtu.be

Nov 18, 2018

Midterms for the US

 

18-live-results-latest-winners-and-seats

Dems 47, Republicans 51 for the Senate

Democrats 231, Republicans 198 for the House

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/elections/results/colorado.amp.html

New York times Colorado midterms

First openly gay man to win as governer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM2Vm26xImU

Oct 23, 2018

Join Jeff and Kevin as they discuss politics. Marijuana and Kavanaugh.

Music by Kevin MacLeod incompetech.com

Show notes on recordingpolitics.com

Sep 25, 2018

PC News

 

AMD and Intel

https://www.techpowerup.com/247689/amd-readying-a-10-core-am4-processor-to-thwart-core-i9-9900k

https://www.techpowerup.com/247866/more-buyers-for-amd-due-to-intel-cpu-shortages-oems-unhappy

https://hexus.net/tech/news/mainboard/122372-intel-tech-roll-back-fabbing-new-h310c-chipset-22nm/

https://hexus.net/tech/news/cpu/122477-windows-10-kb4100347-update-breaks-broadwell-e-overclocking/

 

NEW GPUUUUUUUUS!

https://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/122270-nvidia-geforce-rtx-2080-ti-rtx-2080/

 

Other News

https://hexus.net/business/news/components/122429-samsung-curtail-memory-chip-growth-maintain-pricing/

https://hexus.net/ce/news/gadgets/122432-amazon-releases-plethora-new-updated-echo-devices/

https://hexus.net/tech/news/software/122486-waitlistdat-file-secretly-stores-written-snippets-much/

https://www.techpowerup.com/247759/newegg-compromised-by-magecart-assault-potential-data-theft-for-over-a-month

https://www.techpowerup.com/247781/ncix-database-servers-containing-unencrypted-user-data-cause-yet-another-data-breach

 

Gaming News

 

https://hexus.net/gaming/news/industry/122183-nintendo-unveils-wireless-nes-controllers-switch-owners/

https://hexus.net/gaming/news/hardware/122321-sony-unveils-playstation-classic-mini-console/

https://www.techpowerup.com/247799/devil-may-cry-5-pc-requirements-revealed-8-threads-8-gb-ram-minimum

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Thanks

Sep 3, 2018

Join Jeff, Cynth and Dan as they discuss some tech and gaming news and talk a little about the ruckus Battlefield V has made.

Sep 2, 2018

United States

 

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/06/the-court-slices-a-narrow-ruling-out-of-masterpiece-cakeshop/5619

 

Recap on first case


First case for gay wedding cake. States that jack phillips refused to sell a wedding cake. It was for the purpose of the wedding message for the gay couple that he didn’t believe in. The ruling on the case was was that the baker ended up winning the case. But it didn’t resolve the issue between religious freedom and discrimination. Basically, the court ruled that the Colorado Civil Rights Commision had discriminated against religious freedom by being anti-religious in bias.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2018/08/15/baker-claims-religious-persecution-again-this-time-after-denying-cake-for-transgender-woman/

Jack Phillips denied doing cake for trangender "transformation"  cake from male to female where it showed the gender of the transitioned gender to female where the outside of the cake is blue and inside pink.

 

What does this mean for freedom?

What does this mean for anyone religious?

What does this mean for the 1st amendment?

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for redress of grievances."

http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/news/article.page?doc=women-in-the-canadian-armed-forces/izkjqzeu

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7ioYyDNenA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slVG9GVazy4

 

Canada

 

Former Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Twinning Cancelled by Court of Appeals

 

BC Moves to Block Pipeline Expansion

https://globalnews.ca/news/4011823/trans-mountain-ceo-bc-restrict-bitumen-alberta/

Ottawa insists BC Government has No Authority to Block Pipeline

https://globalnews.ca/news/4145817/trudeau-horgan-trans-mountain-pipeline/

Ottawa fund group protesting pipeline with contested summer jobs program money

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/kinder-morgan-summer-job-program-dogwood-1.4634498

Canada buys assets to the twinning of the pipeline

https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/feds-spending-4-5b-to-buy-trans-mountain-pipeline-1.3949663

Appeals court announces the halting of the project, again.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ottawa-pipeline-trans-mountain-notley-court-1.4807443

Alberta’s reaction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g7cNLoujtw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt811HMOizs

Layoffs Expected

https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/trans-mountain-ruling-leaves-workers-bracing-for-layoffs-1.4076785

Ottawa warns Alberta against dropping out of National Climate Plan

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-trans-mountain-pipeline-notley-sohi-1.4806281

 

Questions

 

Can Canada be trusted to move forward with projects in the future?

Will we always be fully dependent on selling oil to the US?

Where do we go from here?



Outro

 

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Aug 11, 2018

Tech News

 

CPUS

https://www.techpowerup.com/246533/amd-announces-2nd-generation-ryzen-threadripper-2000-up-to-32-cores-64-threads

https://www.pcper.com/news/Processors/AMD-Announces-2nd-Generation-Threadripper-32-Cores

https://wccftech.com/intel-9th-gen-coffee-lake-refresh-cpus-1st-august-launch-rumor/

https://www.pcper.com/news/Chipsets/AMD-Releases-B450-Chipset-Ryzen

 

PC Hardware

 

https://www.techpowerup.com/246596/pc-hardware-to-get-pricier-stateside-as-25-import-tariffs-take-effect-late-august

https://www.techpowerup.com/246668/tsmc-details-impact-of-computer-virus-incident

https://www.techpowerup.com/246656/nvidia-gtx-1080-successor-a-rather-hot-chip-reference-cooler-has-dual-fans

 

Gaming Hardware

 

https://blog.us.playstation.com/2018/08/09/introducing-the-500-million-limited-edition-ps4-pro-commemorating-500-million-systems-sold/

https://www.playstation.com/en-ca/explore/ps4-pro/systems/500-million-limited-edition-ps4-pro-console/

 

Gaming Software

 

https://hothardware.com/news/bethesda-legal-action-individual-used-game-sales

https://www.techpowerup.com/246555/bethesda-ditching-steam-with-fallout-76-available-only-via-bethesda-net

https://www.techpowerup.com/246665/discord-dips-its-toes-in-games-distribution

https://www.techpowerup.com/246666/monster-hunter-world-is-this-years-biggest-game-launch-on-steam

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/super-smash-bros-ultimate-limited-edition-packs-a-/1100-6461031/

 

Geektainment

 

https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/08/ant-man-wasp-marvel-disney-netflix-streaming-star-wars/

https://www.geek.com/movies/the-entire-marvel-cinematic-universe-is-coming-to-imax-1748886/

http://www.startrek.com/article/watch-full-sir-patrick-announcement

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Aug 10, 2018

Join a Jeffless podcast with Taylor and Kevin as they discuss their experience with immigrating to the United States from Canada.

Music is by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com under Creative Commons License.

You can find this podcast on iTunes, Spotify or almost anywhere you get podcasts. You can also stream episodes at recordingpolitics.com

Jul 23, 2018

Join Kevin as he discusses firearms with his newly minted firearm owner and wife. A great discussion even if Kevin is the lesser brother.

Music is by Kevin MacLeod licensed Creative Commons.

Jul 22, 2018

Join Jeff, Dan and Cynthia as they discuss some tech and gaming news and get off on a tangent as usual!

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Jul 10, 2018

Technobabble 037 - In Hindsight - E3

 

First a little bit Tech

 

AMD Zen-based Hygon Dhyana CPUs start to appear

http://hexus.net/tech/news/cpu/119939-amd-zen-based-hygon-dhyana-cpus-start-appear/

Efficient cheap Ryzen CPUs

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Just-cut-power-Ryzen-low-budget-land

AMD’s North Star might arrive for Christmas

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/AMDs-North-Star-might-arrive-time-top-Christmas-trees-around-world

9000 iSeries Intel CPUs

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Intels-cup-hot-Coffee-has-sprung-leak

 

Nintendo

 

Fornite Launches

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dec 7

 

Sony

 

Death Stranding trailer

Last of Us 2

Ghost of Tushima

Resident Evil 2 remake

 

PC Gaming Show

 

Star Citizen is in Alpha v32

 

Ubisoft

 

Assassin’s  Creed Odyssey Oct 5

Beyond Good and Evil 2

Skull and Bones 2019

 

Bethesda

 

Doom Eternal

Starfield

 

Microsoft

 

New xboxs on the way

Gears 5

Buy 5 studios

Halo Infinite

The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit

Kingdom Hearts 3

Forza Horizon 4

Cyberpunk 2077

 

Square-Enix

 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Dragon Quest IX: Echoes of an Elusive Age

The Quiet Man

Babylon Fall

Octopath Traveller

Jul 10, 2018

Technobabble 037 - In Hindsight - E3

 

First a little bit Tech

 

AMD Zen-based Hygon Dhyana CPUs start to appear

http://hexus.net/tech/news/cpu/119939-amd-zen-based-hygon-dhyana-cpus-start-appear/

Efficient cheap Ryzen CPUs

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Just-cut-power-Ryzen-low-budget-land

AMD’s North Star might arrive for Christmas

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/AMDs-North-Star-might-arrive-time-top-Christmas-trees-around-world

9000 iSeries Intel CPUs

https://www.pcper.com/news/General-Tech/Intels-cup-hot-Coffee-has-sprung-leak

 

Nintendo

 

Fornite Launches

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dec 7

 

Sony

 

Death Stranding trailer

Last of Us 2

Ghost of Tushima

Resident Evil 2 remake

 

PC Gaming Show

 

Star Citizen is in Alpha v32

 

Ubisoft

 

Assassin’s  Creed Odyssey Oct 5

Beyond Good and Evil 2

Skull and Bones 2019

 

Bethesda

 

Doom Eternal

Starfield

 

Microsoft

 

New xboxs on the way

Gears 5

Buy 5 studios

Halo Infinite

The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit

Kingdom Hearts 3

Forza Horizon 4

Cyberpunk 2077

 

Square-Enix

 

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Dragon Quest IX: Echoes of an Elusive Age

The Quiet Man

Babylon Fall

Octopath Traveller

Jul 8, 2018

Join Kevin for some ramblings on politics.

Music is Special Spotlight by Kevin MacLeod - Creative Commons

Jun 16, 2018

Jeff, Dan and Cynth talk about EA's E3 conference and look forward to the rest of E3.

May 30, 2018

United States Position on Gun Control and Laws

 

In Texas School Shooting, 10 Dead, 10 Hurt and Many Unsurprised - mention about highschool girl that mentions she knew her school could be next since “these shootings are happening everywhere.”

Thias doesn’t fit the narrative of ar-15’s since this was a shotgun and revolver

Bombs were found around the school

Why is the media making it sound like that this WILL happen everywhere

Gun control is dead

Get more resource / police to guard our gun free zones

Almost all gun “violence” happens in gun free zones

https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/18/us/school-shooting-santa-fe-texas.amp.html

 

Canadian Position on Gun Control and Laws

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_laws_in_Canada

https://firearmrights.ca/en/c-71-simplified-bill-analysis-and-contentions/

Apr 29, 2018

*THE AUDIO HAS BEEN FIXED IN THIS UPDATED RELEASE*

 

Recording the Heck Outta Politics 000

 

USA Story

 

Firearms
- david Hogg
https://www.timesofisrael.com/zoa-says-parkland-survivors-use-of-never-again-in-book-trivializes-holocaust/
* Zionist Organization of America states "Never Again" title of david hogg book makes the parkland shooting sound way more devastating than the holocaust.
- kyle Kashuv
https://www.dailysignal.com/2018/03/30/media-darling-david-hogg-ducks-debate-with-gun-rights-backer-kyle-kashuv/
*Kyle Kashuv had a debate set up with David Hogg but naturally David Hogg opted out. He only plays with his friends and won't work with his enemies. Although allegedly CNN states it's because of a precious tweet that kyle had which "offended" people is why the debate was cancelled.
- Shootings
https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/school-arms-teachers-miniature-baseball-bats/
https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/school-arms-children-rocks/
*Now because of shootings, our only source of protection is to have kids throw rocks and teachers have miniature baseball bats.

 

Canada Story

 

Justin Trudeau says it’s ok to fund groups that are trying to undermine the prosperity of the country ultimately deciding it’s free speech

http://nationalpost.com/opinion/chris-selley-with-summer-jobs-grants-liberals-determined-to-police-belief-rather-than-behaviour

http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/trudeau-defends-summer-jobs-grant-to-anti-pipeline-activists-on-free-speech-grounds

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/documents-show-how-liberals-put-abortion-summer-jobs-on-collision-course

http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/groups-scramble-for-replacement-funding-after-dissenting-on-canada-summer-jobs-abortion-attestation

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_of_speech_in_Canada

 

 

Music Attribution

"Special Spotlight" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Apr 21, 2018

Join Jeff and Dan as they look at the latest in tech and talk about what they've been playing.

Jan 17, 2018

Technobabble 033 - 2017 Year Was a Doozie

 

2017 Tech, Gaming and Geektainment News Highlights

 

CES Highlights

 

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/7/16861164/intel-amd-core-i5-i7-processor-radeon-rx-vega-m-gpu-cpu-h-series-ces-2018

https://www.pcworld.com/article/3246211/computers/amd-reveals-ryzen-2-threadripper-2-7nm-navi-and-more-in-ces-blockbuster.html

https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/9/16870370/toyota-lexus-amazon-alexa-models-camry-ces-2018

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/8/16866028/matrix-industries-powerwatch-x-smartwatch-body-heat-fitness-tracker-ces-2018

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/8/16864974/corsair-wireless-mechanical-keyboard-mouse-accessories-charger-ces-2018

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/1/8/16860974/msi-optix-mpg27cq-gaming-monitor-steelseries-gamesense-ces-2018

https://www.cnet.com/news/vivo-first-in-screen-fingerprint-scanner-for-phones-ces-2018/

https://www.cnet.com/news/sonys-second-aibo-robot-dog-is-cuter-does-better-tricks/

 

Topics - Refer to Post on website.

 

What have we been playing?

 

Favourite Games of the Year

 

Jeff

ICEY (PC)

Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)

Persona 5 (PS4)

Sonic Mania (PC, PS4, XBOX ONE, SWITCH)

Fire Emblem Warriors (SWITCH)

 

Honorable mention yugioh duel links (PC, Android)

 

Dan

 

Pyre (PC)

The Long Dark (PC)

Cuphead (PC)

South Park: The Fractured But Whole (XB1)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links (PC)



Biggest Let Down of the Year

 

ANDROMEDA

 

...also Battlefront II

 

Jeff

Besides Vega, Mass Effect Andromeda

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