It’s an episode filled with tangents and wide ranging topics, from CrashPlan and Backblaze backup news to more games taking advantage of mobile AR tech, including The Walking Dead and Star Wars. Plus Usually Dave spills the beans on the No Peek 365 Photography Challenge he is taking part in and what the heck is all this buttfumes.com talk?
This old one runs forever, but never moves at all. He has not lungs or throat, but still a mighty roaring call. What is it?
Answer at the end of the episode!
With the news that CrashPlan was pulling out of the consumer backup service game a lot of people were panicking. Meanwhile Backblaze absolutely killed it with a terrific social media blitz and may have cleaned house.
Called The Walking Dead: Our World, this new mobile game for iOS and Android looks to take the zombie killing fun that fans of the show love and mash it up with the augmented reality mobile gaming concept from Pokemon Go. There’s no release date just yet, but will you be lining up to slay zombies and try to survive when it hits the app stores?
Speaking of AR games, you wanna be a Jedi master and have light saber duels with some of the biggest Jedi and Sith villains in the Star Wars universe?
A real life Dr. Frankenstein.
An Italian Neurosurgeon named Sergio Canvero is claiming that next fall in China he is going to complete a Full Body Transplant, swapping heads on real human bodies, in a procedure dubbed as HEAVEN. HEAVEN is short for Head Anastomosis Venture. This is some scary sh*t!
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