Saturday, April 30, 2016

No Agenda-The Saturday Memo

Note from John C. Dvorak

Dear Producer,
Tomorrow’s show falls on May Day and we are asking every No Agenda listener tocontribute $51.16 for this show. It’s a rare coincidence day. First of all the last time in happened was 2011 and added the second coincidence of that day being show number 300. We are now on show 821.

The recent donations have been very low with a lack of interest since mid-April. It is very disheartening for your hosts and hopefully it will pick up during the month of May. Please help with a donation of any amount whatsoever by clicking here.

This podcast relies on your support show after show. There are no advertisers or underwriters backing this show allowing the show to discuss topics nobody else can even mention. The show also provides 5-6 hours of weekly information. This is the equivalent of about 3 full length movies a week. This is 12+ movies a month.

What do you pay to see 12 movies? Surely you can afford to contribute something to this show and the valuable information it provides. Click here and help today. Please.
821 was the year that Thomas the Slav captured cities in Anatolia and apparently managed to get two Porta Potties in the process.
Tomorrow’s show will feature Adam’s exclusive boots on the ground report from the EU.
Sincerely,

PS Please mail checks and salutations to No Agenda Show, Box 339, El Cerrito CA 94530.
PPS Here is the promised Yale Memo in pdf form
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TECHNOLOGY

What's in a Droid: Getting to the Heart of the Galaxy's Greatest Companions | StarWars.com

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I think about stuff in there too • /r/cats

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Behind The Streams The Video Revolution Is Upon Us And The Deck Is Stacked Against You

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Netizens threaten to close accounts at BPI over Sen. Trillanes expose

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SearchCap: Bing Ads updates, latest Windows 10 release & the Jelly relaunch

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Leica's new crazy expensive digital camera doesn't have an LCD screen

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Joe Biden lost $10 betting a Cadillac was quicker than a Tesla

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Microsoft wants to connect all your favorite apps with Flow

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7 Reasons to Start a Business While in College

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Google’s OnHub Router now supports IFTTT

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TiVo is getting acquired by Rovi for $1.1 billion

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No, Google did not try to buy us, says Telegram founder

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Review: Razer Blade Stealth is a svelte machine with potential

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Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world’s most twee Start button

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The Disturbing Secret Behind the World’s Most Expensive Coffee

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Snapchat Scores Unique Deal With NBC to Showcase Olympics

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Verizon: Network sabotage during strike disrupted thousands of customers

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Jesus Marketing: How To Sell 5000 Books in Four Weeks

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Discussing the Importance of Mobile Apps • Inspired Magazine

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Designing a Customer Strategy Focused on Genuine Loyalty

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Periscope: How Your Business Can Benefit From Live Video : Social Media Examiner

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Rugged phone case renders for Moto G4 prove earlier leaks

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Apple Music for Android now plays music videos, has family plan

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Twitter is now a 'news' app in the Apple store

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Codility.com: An Automated Tool for Assessment of Programming Skills - Start-Ups.Co

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Marketing Day: IAB's LEAN scoring, Echo/Alexa sales & LinkedIn's earnings report

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IAB releases 2016 plan to develop LEAN scoring, its effort to take on ad blocking

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10 tips for successful Pinterest advertising

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What are Sitelinks and how should you be using them?

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Snapchat's First E-Commerce Ads From Target and Lancome Go Live

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Mobile Game Roundup: Spellbinders, War Tortoise and More

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Google Hires Ex-Motorola Chief To Head New Hardware Division - InformationWeek

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2 Suppliers That Are Too Exposed to Apple Inc. | Fox Business

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The Strategy Dashboard for Gamification Design

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Coach Reportedly Launching Designer Apple Watch Bands

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Elisabeth Moss to star in Hulu adaptation of 'The Handmaid's Tale'

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Apple Launches a 'Reimagined and Redesigned' Dedicated Support Site

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Amplified Robot CEO Lays Out a Case for the Role of AR/VR in Retail

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USB Cooling Fan LED Light Cooler Pad for Laptop

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Twitter just killed off the most useful Twitter account

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Elorza: Streetlight conversion to save $3 million a year

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German city embeds LED red lights into sidewalks for smartphone addicts

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erp-systems-government-contractors-increasing-transparency

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New Microsoft beta lets workers build their own apps without coding

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Media Freeware - Download our Free Business Card Maker

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How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code

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Traffic lights in sidewalks for phone-distracted pedestrians

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