256: There’s Nobody In The Driver’s Seat Of The Live Stream

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Uber continues to make moves to remove you from the driver’s seat which Twitter continues to make moves into the brave new live streaming world. Plus, Intel takes the next step to making VR and AR a thing. See the links below for all the stories.

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Driver’s Seat Show Notes


Admit that you do at least one of these things. The background app is what I still do.
11 Dumb Things You May Be Doing to Your Smartphone


McDonalds wants to be healthy, but they just can’t seem to get it right.
McDonalds Gives Out Activity Trackers In Happy Meals
McDonalds Stopped Giving Out Activity Trackers In Happy Meals


Uber, Ford & Volvo want to take you out of the driver’s seat and turn car ownership into a service. This is happening faster than we all thought.
Uber’s Self Driving Car Will Pick Up Its First Faire This Month
Uber And Volvo Team Up To Make Autonomous Cars
Uber Bought OTTO
Uber Tax In Massachusetts Will Support The Taxi Industry
Ford Wants To Make A Car Without Steering Wheels Or Pedals By 2021


Revelation: Online streaming is the future. Not DVR, not on demand.
With N.F.L. Deal, Twitter Live-Streams Its Ambitions
Why I’m finally leaving cable TV


Intel unleashes a bunch of new projects during their conference last week. They’re all-in for AR/VR and are ready to ditch the headphone jack with the rest of the industry.
Intel Introduces Project Alloy For Merged Reality
Intel Announced A RealSense Module For Robots
Intel Announced The Joule Dev Kit
At $369 it’s not a toy, but its definitely got bang for the buck
Intel Thinks USB-C Will Be Better Than The 3.5mm Headphone JackThinner, same power consumption, and more options like noise canceling and video output make it an ideal replacement.
Intel Will Start Manufacturing ARM Chips


The dishwasher is an example of semi-failed technology that continues to struggle to catch on. There must be a better way!
We’re Still Waiting On The Dishwasher Utopia


“Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft that also happens to look like a human butt from certain angles, has taken flight for the first time.”
The Airlander 10 Flew Successfully


This is awesome, and free. Download an upgraded version of GoldenEye for your PC.
GoldenEye 007 gets an unofficial multiplayer remake with modern graphics

With faster computers, breaking encryption becomes easier. China is taking it to the next level with quantum encryption.
China Launches Satellite For Quantum Encryption