TechnoBabble #16: Rubber Chickens in Outer Space!

TechnoBabbleOn this edition of TechnoBabble: Are we truly ready to plan a mission to Mars?  Why did NASA send a rubber chicken into orbit?  Who will Facebook buy next?  And can the ‘hover-pods’ from the Jetsons become reality?  All this plus the latest tech headlines and our ‘educated speculation’ on the show!

(Handy links below to stories covered and not covered on the show)

Fantastically FAST

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57420983-94/sprint-confirms-unlimited-data-plan-for-next-iphone/

http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57421391-76/neil-degrasse-tyson-going-to-mars-vital-to-future-of-u.s/

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-57421311-263/renewed-efforts-to-revert-dnschanger-in-effect/

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57420402-93/the-google-drive-faq/

New Segment: Guess That Acquisition!

Our best guesses on what tiny little company will be snatched up by a giant tech company for some astronomical price!  (with some comedy involved)

Space, The Final Frontier

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57421367-1/nasa-battles-solar-storm-with-rubber-chicken/

Science News

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57421390-1/descriptive-camera-shuns-photos-for-text-images/

http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-04/neurons-bird-brains-encode-earths-magnetic-field-giving-pigeons-reliable-internal-gps