Pentagonal Episode 28: Many Sauces

Pentagonal Episode 28: Many Sauces
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Jake and Cristian talk trash about Elon Musk, go into the Android EU Antitrust case, and then yell about Chrome’s new HTTP Not Secure Banner.

Pentagonal Episode 27: The Dark Mode Life

Pentagonal Episode 27: The Dark Mode Life
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Jake and Cristian talk about browser extensions, Chrome freezing, apps that access your email being able to access your email, ZTE sorta getting their sanctions lifted, the California Online Privacy Law, Supreme Court Rulings, Alexa being creepy, and creepy dudes getting what they deserve.

Pentagonal Episode 26: It’s Our Brand

Pentagonal Episode 26: It’s Our Brand
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Jake and Cristian talk about domains and GDPR, Google’s Pentagon thing again, an interesting side chain exploit in Chrome and Firefox, Sonic Damage, and gross location based ads.

Pentagonal Episode 25: Have You Seen My Dongle Collection?

Pentagonal Episode 25: Have You Seen My Dongle Collection?
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Jake and Cristian spend half an hour talking about Google I/O and the Selfish Ledger. Then they talk about Klout, phone location databases being leaked, and PGP / Signal Vulnerabilities. Content Warning: Politics, Discussion of Sexual Abusers, Food? Show Notes: 00:00:00 – Google I/O 00:32:41 – Klout Shutting Down 00:41:56 – LocationSmart Database Leak 00:49:04 – […]

Pentagonal Episode 24: NO ONE Should Use The Discord Light Theme

Pentagonal Episode 24: NO ONE Should Use The Discord Light Theme
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Jake and Cristian say NICE things about Google, Jake has a rant about Debian, and then we talk some random stories plus we like spent a bit talking about the Clear proposal. Content Warning: World Politics Show Notes: 00:00:36 – Facebook’s GDPR Compliance and Google’s 00:09:25 – Jake’s Debian Rant 00:17:49 – The New Gmail Design […]

Pentagonal Episode 23: That Silicon Valley Taste

Pentagonal Episode 23: That Silicon Valley Taste
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Jake and Cristian spend an hour talking about Facebook and the fallout from Cambridge Analytica. Content Warning: Politics, Food Show Notes: 00:02:36 – The Story So Far 00:24:20 – The Fallout Of This Mess 00:42:27 – The Android Angle How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions Mark Zuckerberg says he’s ‘fundamentally uncomfortable’ making […]

Pentagonal Episode 22: Google City

Pentagonal Episode 22: Google City
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Jake and Cristian talk about YouTube being sued, followup on AMP, predictive policing, and then make fun of Trustico. Show Notes: 00:04:34 – YouTube Got Sued, Again 00:10:51 – AMP Followup 00:34:32 – Palantir Predictive Policing in New Orleans 00:46:00 – Trustico Private Key Leak More Google Followup: New Lawsuit Exposes Google’s Desperation To Improve […]

Pentagonal Episode 21: A 30 Minute Conversation on AMP

Pentagonal Episode 21: A 30 Minute Conversation on AMP
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Jake and Cristian have an update on Samsung emojis, talk about the latest Google drama of the week and then go into a tirade against amp. Content Warning: Politics, Slight Food Disclaimer: We try to take a nuance view on this debate which touches upon on the “maybe you shouldn’t punch all nazis” argument which […]

Pentagonal Episode 20: The Kids In Business

Pentagonal Episode 20: The Kids In Business
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Jake and Cristian talk about Android Botnets, faceswapping, cheap botnets on demand, crypto, Windows OEMs, and conspiracy theories. Content Warning: Child Abuse Mentions (the Telegram Apple Story), Bad Conspiracy Theories, Slight Chat App Discourse. Show Notes: 00:04:15 – Faceswapping Porn Videos, An Update 00:13:04 – Google Bashing and Security News 00:40:43 – Lenovo Fixes Hard […]

Pentagonal Episode 19: Security State Of Things

Pentagonal Episode 19: Security State Of Things
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Jake and Cristian talk about US Customs Guidlines, a smart camera from CES, porn ads in the Play Store, an update on the GoogleMemoGate, and we talk about Facebook’s new News Feed. Content Warning: Politics, Porn, Discussions of many forms of bigotry. Show Notes: 00:01:32 – New US Customs Guidelines 00:06:21 – Angee Smart Camera 00:17:00 […]