Nov 30, 2021
Topic 1: Apple goes after the NSO Group
Apple takes companies to court to prevent them from cracking into Apple phones. This touches on privacy as well as treating huge corporations as nation-states. Science fiction or reality?
Topic 2: McDonald’s and the ice cream machine - update
We covered the "right to repair" issue regarding McD's ice cream machines. Now the picture is a lot more complicated. You never know where intrigue can be found. We also touch on the value of service contracts and how that fits in the mix.
This might also be the first use of IOICT - Internet of Ice Cream Things.
Topic 3: We’re Going to “Armageddon” an Asteroid
NASA just launched a rocket that will -- in 1 year -- crash into an asteroid so they can measure the impact on its orbit. The purpose: to practice and learn whether we could alter the path of an asteroid in the future if it were headed toward Earth. Sweet!
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