Wise Guys on WHO Radio - July 25, 2015

Brian Gongol

The WHO Radio Wise Guys airs on WHO Radio in Des Moines, Iowa on 1040 AM or streaming online at WHORadio.com. The show airs from 1 to 2 pm Central Time on Saturday afternoons. A podcast of show highlights is also available. Leave comments and questions on the Wise Guys Facebook page or e-mail them to wiseguys@whoradio.com.

In the news this week

Security update

Chrysler is recalling 1.4 million vehicles over the possibility of remote hacking. Those vehicles need a software fix to make them fully secure. The odds of any vehicle being commandeered remotely and harm coming to the passengers is small, but once you become aware of a security bug, you need to fix it promptly.

Politics of technology

Third-party custody of police videos is a good idea. The tragic case of Sandra Bland and the questions surrounding the reliability of the dashcam video evidence of her arrest just renews the importance of this need.

Whatever you think of him as a Senator or Presidential candidate, Sen. Lindsey Graham has done a great job of putting himself on the inside of the joke as Donald Trump, behaving like a clown, has taken aim at Graham. "How to destroy your cell phone" is clever work.

Jargon alert

"Time-lapse mining" is the mass assembly of photos collected from the Internet to produce time-lapse videos of recognizable landmarks.

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