Rubenerd Show 228: The Ruben is a cranky geek episode


Rubenerd Show 228

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54:46New iPods introduced – What Elke thinks of the new Nano, what I think of the Touch, Apple disabling Linux support, downloading cover art in iTunes.

Local Singapore newsWorld's largest water pumps being built in the Marina Barrage, what prevents people from being sucked in?

Facebook news – Microsoft buying a pointless chunk, profile gluttony, voting for the Aussie Greens, Elke's rant on registration woes, I use Twitter to pretend I update my profile, CSS customisation would mean death.

Ruben tries to make Mr Kloss proud – Why doesn't everyone use metric, what they teach you in school is pointless, why the whole Product Red scheme is no good, why can't Microsoft even create a spreadsheet app that multiplies properly, why are all men on television fat and stupid?

And the ratholes… – Lava lamp confusion, Lance Armstrong's LiveStrong armbands, eating grapes, failing MadPlayers and tossed salad and scrambled eggs.

Recorded in Singapore. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

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