Disruption

Disruption
By Relay FM
About this podcast
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.
Latest episodes
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
Oct. 23, 2017
Since an AI writing Scrubs scripts is clearly ushering in the end of civilization, we decide to spend all our cash on loot boxes. (It seemed like a good plan at the time.) 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: Loot Boxes Are Designed To Exploit Us Overwatch loot box probabilities revealed — at least for China - Polygon Quebec’s face coverings ban: What you need to know about the controversial law | Globalnews.ca Quebec face-coverings ban leaves Muslims fearful: ‘Life will get harder’ | Globalnews.ca Botnik Studios- Scrubs Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Max Tegmark: 9781101946596: Amazon.com: Books Nude is a next-generation photo vault that uses AI to hide your sensitive photos - The Verge
Oct. 16, 2017
In which we long for a buggy Google Home Mini in the Facebook office, in the hopes it would surreptitiously record the meeting that left us with VR cartoon avatars in Puerto Rico. 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: The Starbucks Puppuccino Is Your Dog's New Favorite Drink | Extra Crispy Ruzzle on the App Store MUZZYBBC.com Mark Zuckerberg 'tours' flooded Puerto Rico in bizarre virtual reality promo | Technology | The Guardian Oculus drops base unit price, announces new Oculus Go standalone headset Oculus is launching a low-cost, all-in-one VR headset next year • Eurogamer.net Nintendo Switch sales are 'much stronger' than the PS4 | Markets Insider Google Home Mini disables top button after privacy mistake - Business Insider Google’s new Clips camera is invasive, creepy, and perfect for parents - The Verge
Oct. 9, 2017
In which we look to Star Trek's future to be our unicorn chaser after reading the expose on Breitbart and white nationalism. This episode of Disruption is sponsored by: PDFpen Family, from Smile: Everything you need for more powerful PDF editing 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: This headless robotic cat pillow will wag its way into your heart - The Verge Here's How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled White Nationalism Into The Mainstream Star Trek: Discovery Review New Star Trek series will abandon Gene Roddenberry’s cardinal rule | Ars Technica
Oct. 2, 2017
In which we figure out the best web sites to mine for cryptocurrency so we can afford the plane tickets for our dogs. 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: Charges filed against woman forced off Southwest flight after complaining of dog allergies - The San Diego Union-Tribune Showtime Caught Mining Cryptocurrency With Viewers' PCs - ExtremeTech In criminal case against medical-pot lawyer, judge voids attorney-client privilege - The San Diego Union-Tribune