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The JaK Attack! Episode 18.34

Welcome to show number 2018.34

  • First show of 2018! We’re keeping the episode #’s going (34, in this case)
    • Last show of 2017 is episode 17.33
  • We went to the Dominican Republic for Christmas!
    • Kelly is unhappy with the mood of the West Jet crew going home because they were so awesome on the way there
    • West Jet pro tip: do not count down when the plane is taking off. Freaks passengers out.
  • 05:00 (or so?) – Jon talks about Scott Galloway’s book The Four
    • Apple: Made itself into a luxury brand on cheap products
    • Amazon: Is really just a distribution system to collect competitors
    • Google: Is in the business of collecting data to sell ads against
    • Facebook: Could be theoretically be regulated out of existence
    • Uber and AirBNB look the same, but they’re not
  • 34:00 – Kelly’s Corner
    • We stayed at the Gran Ventana resort in Puerto Plata, DR
    • 500+ rooms
    • 3 restaurants and the buffet was awesome
  • 39:30 – Cooperstown News
    • Sushi recall from Price Chopper! Return your sushi!
    • Jon does not know what listeria is
  • 40:00 – Shout Outs and Bork Outs
    • Kelly borks out Sam Smith for being sooooo laaaame
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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.31

Welcome to show number 2017.31!

Show Notes

  • Jon rearranged his own office. For the first time ever. Without Kelly.
  • Kelly takes epically long baths. EPIC!!
  • Our 70’s bar in the living room is no more
  • Kelly’s website is here!
  • 08:00 – Kelly’s Corner
    • Facts about Remembrance Day
    • 10 quick facts about Remembrance day from the Veterans Affairs Canada site
    • 2,300,000 Canadians have served, over 100,000  have died in service
    • King’s-Edgehill is in Windsor and the oldest independent school in the commonwealth (outside the UK)
  • 20:00 – Jon talks about Facebook shadow profiles
    • Facebook collects profile data on people who don’t even have Facebook accounts
    • This data comes from other people uploading their contacts, their pictures, and other correlating data
    • We see this in the people that Facebook recommends to you as people you may know.
    • Facebook, a site that doesn’t even allow porn, wants you to upload your revenge porn to stop other people from uploading that porn. Wut?
    • Minute 27 is when the show turns…
    • Kelly stubbornly refuses to learn what a hash is
    • Now Kelly knows what revenge porn is.
  • 42:00 – Cooperstown news
    • There’s a lot of bake sales – mostly at churches – around town this week
    • Jon is sure Boy Scouts have Jamborees


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Kelly's Shoes

The JaK Attack! Episode 17.28

Welcome to show number 2017.28!

Show Notes

  • Doesn’t anyone remember the Internet Archive?
  • The waaaaaayback machine!
  • We seriously just kicked a tree off a roof. That’s how we roll. We’z lumberjacks, beyotches!
  • Kelly got to hold a giant cheque today. Strike that off the ol bucket list. Yay, Rotary Toonie draw!
    • She also bought shoes. SURPRISE!!!
  • Jon’s 100 Men Who Give a Damn group also has a giant cheque!
  • Humanity needs a quick 101 course of how to use the Facebook backgrounds
  • 09:20 – Jon’s…um…corner?
    • Bob Taylor can bake a bitching bumper for Jon!
    • Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge, Apple Safari, and Mozilla Firefox comprise the bulk of browsers used in the world
    • The first three are hell bent on harvesting your personal data for gain. They produce browsers are one of their harvesting tools
    • Only Firefox just makes a browser for no other purpose than making a browser
    • It’s slow. It’s clunky. It’s Firefox!
    • Bing is like a venereal disease
    • Google is an advertising company. Every product they have is another harvesting tool.
    • Perfect marketing involves knowing who you are and what you want
      • The search engines know what you want
      • The social networks know who you are
      • Now they’re all striving to collect enough personal data to get both together
      • Has anyone ever heard of Google+? Srsly?
    • Arguably, Firefox is more important now than ever before
    • Jon is done scaring people. You’re on your own!!
  • 27:35 – Kelly’s Corner
  • 46:00 – Shout Outs & Bork Outs
    • Kelly thinks The Big Dig construction crew did really well
    • She also can’t stop thanking the Windsor Rotary for letting her hold a big cheque!
    • Jon is angry at Foxy Proxy. WHY YOU BREAK MY THINGS???
      • Judging from the reviews at the bottom of that page, everyone is mad
  • 52:30 – Cooperstown News!


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The JaK Attack! Episode 17.23

Welcome to show number 2017.23!

Show Notes

  • It’s the day after ‘Murica Day!
  • Kelly likes the switching back and forth from acrylic to oil paints
  • 06:50 – Jon’s rants
    • Facebook and Google court rulings
    • Why do these big companies bother to stand up to the courts?
    • How low will law enforcement’s investigative skills fall?
    • Kelly is pretty sure Judge Judy is New York State’s highest court
    • Are Google and Facebook bystanders in these actions? Or do they have a real obligation to become involved above the arbitrary court rulings?
    • How much value is actually realized by de-indexing something on Google?
  • 23:00 – Kelly’s Corner
  • 33:50 – Coopers VILLAGE news!
    • No sidewalk sandwich boards.
    • And on that note, where the heck is our sandwich board??
  • 36:00 – Shout Outs and Bork Outs
    • Superstore Garden Centre is rocking it!


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