Disruption

Disruption
By Relay FM
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Caution! Listening to this weekly show about technology and culture may cause the following symptoms: uncontrollable laughter, onset confusion, chronic empathy, and heightened awareness. Listen at your own risk! Hosted by Brianna Wu, Georgia Dow, and Steve Lubitz.
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Jan. 8, 2018
So long, and thanks for all the pandas. Links and Show Notes Links: Isometric #9: Hashometric - Relay FM Isometric #18: Rainbows and Sunshine - Relay FM Isometric Live! from PAX East 2015 - YouTube The FBI Didn’t Charge Gamergaters Who Admitted to Threatening Women | Brit + Co ActBlue — Support Brianna Wu
Jan. 2, 2018
After Batterygate brings us to the realization that Apple is the corporate equivalent of a woman in tech, we try to distract ourselves with Switch games before making an announcement about the show. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: Eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code DISRUPTION for free overnight shipping. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: Apple addresses #iPhoneSlow, offers steep discounts on battery replacements | iMore Sleep Cycle alarm clock Los Angeles man arrested in 'swatting' prank - NY Daily News Kansas Man Killed In ‘SWATting’ Attack — Krebs on Security Jeff Kaplan reminds players he won't stand for toxicity any longer, wrecks forum troll | Blizzard Watch Nintendo Switch overtakes PS2’s first-year sales record in Japan - Polygon The 12 Best Games For The Nintendo Switch Golf Story
Dec. 18, 2017
With Georgia unable to work her new house and Bri's car in the shop, we look at other things that broke this week, like net neutrality and Patreon. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: Eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code DISRUPTION for free overnight shipping. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: - The FCC just killed net neutrality - The Verge - Schumer promises a Senate vote on overturning FCC's net neutrality repeal | TheHill - Patreon Is Latest Social Media Fiasco: Can It Rebuild Users' Trust? | Inverse
Dec. 11, 2017
With more disturbing stories from Congress and Facebook opening up their platform to six year olds, we decide we'd be better off just letting Bri run all the industries. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code DISRUPTION at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: - Boston Uprising - Rep. Franks resigning after discussing surrogacy with female staff | TheHill - Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing Is The Real Pinnacle Of Racing - How Messenger Kids takes more from families than it gives them - The Verge - Is COPPA A Real Law? The 'Silicon Valley' Characters Found Themselves In Trouble Over It
Dec. 4, 2017
Bri suffers through Justice League in the name of marital balance, Steve tries to justify paying for a Street Fighter Transformer, and Georgia copes with her new reality of his and hers VR rooms. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: TextExpander, from Smile: Communicate smarter with TextExpander. Get 20% off your first year when you tell them you came from this show. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: Canada Offers $85 Million to Victims of Its ‘Gay Purge,’ as Trudeau Apologizes - The New York Times Street Fighter Transformers action figures now have a video advertisement that plays on the iconic Street Fighter 2 intro Headmaster (technology) - Transformers Wiki Star Wars: The Last Jedi Porg with Suction Cups | ThinkGeek Prongles | Know Your Meme Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for Nintendo Switch - Nintendo Game Details
Nov. 27, 2017
With Georgia off moving into her personal Holodeck, Bri drives Steve around town in her new car to talk about video games at high speed. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: Porsche Boxster/Cayman Battle Chef Brigade Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Urbosa amiibo Figure by Nintendo - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Series Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Fire Emblem Heroes Fire Emblem Warriors Puzzle Fighter Metroid: Samus Returns SteamWorld Dig 2
Nov. 20, 2017
Georgia finally realizes how bad the US government is thanks to Facebook's nude photo collection, Bri doesn't need any stinking lootboxes to own people in Star Wars Battlefront, and Steve discovers just how far his robot hero has fallen. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: Eero: Never think about WiFi again. Use code DISRUPTION for free overnight shipping. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: Facebook asks users for nude photos in project to combat revenge porn | Technology | The Guardian General Data Protection Regulation - Wikipedia 'I see things differently': James Damore on his autism and the Google memo | Technology | The Guardian ✨Jennifer Unkle✨ on Twitter Just Before Star Wars: Battlefront 2's Release, EA Removes Microtransactions For Now - GameSpot BigBadToyStore - Transformers Masterpiece MP-29 Destron Laserwave (Shockwave) BigBadToyStore - Transformers Masterpiece MP-28 Hot Rodimus
Nov. 13, 2017
In a week full of things we're happy about, we take the time to settle the big questions, like how to get your dog to send Animojis, and the legitimacy of Princess Peach's claim to the throne. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code DISRUPTION at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Guest Starring: Jessica Dennis Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: 20 Gobots That Remind Us Why the Gobots Sucked So Incredibly Hard iPhone X review: The best damn product Apple has ever made | iMore 'Super Mario Odyssey' Was Shaped by Mario's Biggest Flops - Rolling Stone Locations » Wahlburgers | Official Site for the Boston Burger Restaurant The 2017 Election Results Should Give All Americans Hope | Time Polish Nationalist Youth March Draws Thousands in Capital - WSJ 5 Weird Ways Germany Has Censored Video Games - Dorkly Post
Nov. 6, 2017
We destress from trying (and failing) to find empathy with racist Uber riders by gushing over the cast of the live action Lion King movie. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: TextExpander, from Smile: Communicate smarter with TextExpander. Get 20% off your first year when you tell them you came from this show. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: Sawbones: The Royal Fistula Fad Uber bans Laura Loomer, activist who complained about Muslim drivers - Business Insider Katamari Damacy - Wikipedia Viscera Cleanup Detail on Steam Disney on Twitter: "#TheLionKing. 2019. 🦁👑 https://t.co/UMJo18FwDt" The Eric Andre Show - Wikipedia
Oct. 30, 2017
In which we look to Wolfenstein to take the fight to the Nazis, and to Apple to allow us to preorder the iPhone X to save us from bad Pixel screens. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code DISRUPTION at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase. Links and Show Notes Have questions only the Disruption cast is qualified to address? Leave us a voicemail at (508) 418-3532 or tweet with the hashtag #DisruptMe and we could answer them on a future episode! Links: Former Xbox Live policy VP Stephen 'StepTo' Toulouse passed away Candidate for US Congress to Fundraise by Killing Virtual Nazis Bethesda issue statement confirming Nazis are Bad, as Wolfenstein 2’s ad campaign draws flak | PCGamesN Yes, B.J. Blazkowicz is Jewish - Polygon Nazism: what it is, why we fight it, and how – Extra Newsfeed Google to address Pixel 2 XL screen issues with several software changes [Update] | Android Central