IC 23: Is This A Meme?

Forget Yanny or Laurel, we found a sound debate that’s even weirder. Plus, Reddit’s seeing huge design changes and Michael’s asking about the meme that’s the new hotness. Gaming Corner has some classic RPGs and a single-player farming simulator. In our altered Good Internet, Bad Internet, some lawful Good Internet, Boston Dynamics is creating our imminent cyborg dystopia, and a subreddit and thread that are weird and disturbing.

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Show Notes
Yanny or Laurel on YouTube
Brainstorm and Green Needle on BuzzFeed
Brainstorm and Green Needle Twitter video (with audio)
“What color is this dress?” on BuzzFeed
Biggest Reddit overhaul in 10 years on The Verge
u/spez’s Reddit thread explaining the changes
Reddit putting limits on CSS customizations for now on The Verge
Is this a Pigeon? on Know your Meme (Michael’s local example mentioned, Randolf’s own iteration of the meme)

Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire site and trailer
Baldur’s Gate RPG series
Pillars of Eternity 1
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Titanfall 2
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Stardew Valley on Steam
Stardew Valley on Wikipedia

Good Internet, Bad Internet (GIBI)
Michael’s Good 1: US Senate votes to reinstate net neutrality (47D, 3R).  Also 35 states and DC are trying to reinstate Title II net neutrality.

Randolf’s Good 1: Boston Dynamics releases a short update video on their Atlas model robot. Also, YouTube channel Auralnauts responds with their own take on the new Atlas video.

Michael’s Good 2: r/DisneyVacation, for when you find a horrible WikiHow photo and re-caption it (top posts of last month)

Randolf’s Good/Bad:  r/AskReddit asks, “What’s a fucked up movie everybody should watch at least once?” 
Randolf’s Movie Suggestions: Alice (1988), A Clockwork Orange, Trainspotting, American Psycho, Kids, Bronson, Nightcrawler, Pan’s Labyrinth, Ichi the Killer, Event Horizon, Gummo, Swiss Army Man.

Randolf’s Happily Never Equal podcast on iTunes

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