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July 2021

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Also Sticky

On This week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner, Sam and Ivan’s main topics are the pandemic, a brief dip into Afghanistan and Haiti, and a check in on a few politics issues. But first, they have a wide ranging segment on everything from how Facebook moderates groups, to electric car charging infrastructure, to Disney eliminating covid restrictions, to Twitter avatars, to EPIRBs. And more!

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Show Details:

Recorded 2021-07-09

Length this week – 2:13:24

  • (0:00:01-0:03:02) Cold Open
  • (0:03:26-0:39:23) But First
    • 217 is not interesting
    • Agenda
    • Sam’s new avatar
    • Ivan does TikTok
    • Facebook group moderation
    • Disney COVID precautions
    • Electric car charging
    • Almost running out of gas
    • EPIRBs
  • (0:40:01-1:07:08) Pandemic
    • Current numbers
    • Vaccinations work
    • Booster shots and variants
    • Worldwide trends
  • (1:10:28-1:34:26) International
    • Afghanistan
    • Haiti
  • (1:35:16-2:13:03) Politics
    • Trump lawsuit
    • Trump indictments
    • NYC ranked choice voting
    • Stuff at the end

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