Losing yourself in your digital world, John Oliver attempts to get people to care about privacy, disrupting booze, Bukowski, Hugo’s get gamed, backup tips, Beiber, it’s a Facebook Life & we finally agree with the FBI on something: WordPress sucks!
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The future of loneliness
The Living Room
Taco Bell Is Going To Start Testing Out A Delivery Service
Why John Oliver Can’t Find Americans Who Know Edward Snowden’s Name (It’s Not About Snowden)
NSA & CIA Analysts Watching Porn, A Lot of Porn, More Than You Could Ever
Can They See My Dick?
The NSA is still collecting “your dick pics”: Edward Snowden’s terrifying warning for John Oliver and America
Save Our Podcasts Legal Defense Fund
IN THE NEWS
LinkedIn + lynda.com
This Is Big: A Robo-Car Just Drove Across the Country
Creating 20-Year-Old Liquor in Six Days: How the Spirits Industry Is About to Be Transformed
Facebook’s New Baby-Photo Feature Lets Children Inherit a Digital Identity
You Can Now Serve Divorce Papers on Facebook
Videogame Publishers: No Preserving Abandoned Games, Even for Museums and Archives, Because All “Hacking” is Illegal
Google wants to save us from spoilers on social media
Hulu Launches Its Own GIF Search Engine
‘Cowardly’ revenge porn site operator CRIES as he is sentenced to 18 years for publishing thousands of nude photos online and charging women $350 to remove them
Now That Basically All Revenge Porn Has Moved Out Of The US, Al Franken Says FBI Should Do Something
A search engine competing with Google by keeping users anonymous just tripled its growth
You Can Now Opt Out of Verizon’s Supercookie Mobile Tracking Program
Microsoft Users Now Have to Opt Out of Having Third Parties Track Their Data
NYC officials remove Edward Snowden statue secretly installed in Brooklyn park
Return the Edward Snowden Statue in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn.
Firefox 37 arrives with Opportunistic Encryption support
Firefox disables “opportunistic encryption” to fix HTTPS-crippling bug
Google let root certificate for Gmail expire, causing e-mail hiccups
Facebook publishes new security settings guide
Facebook Privacy Basics
Facebook hit with class action lawsuit over facial recognition data
FBI Warns of Fake Govt Sites, ISIS Defacements
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
AT THE LIBRARY
We Learn Nothing: Essays by Tim Kreider
Lazy: A Manifesto
I forgot just how amazingly good Children of Dune is.
Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
This Idea Must Die
How Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Got Their Own Full-Blown Gamergate
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
Carbon Copy Cloner 4
Logitech MK710 Wireless Desktop Mouse and Keyboard Combo
Roast of Justin Bieber
Twin Peaks Cast Members on What the Show Would Look Like Without David Lynch
This New Podcast About Adnan Syed Will Pick Up Where Serial Left Off
The Bottom Line: Martin Gore Interviewed
Watch the trailer for Other Space, the new show from Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig
Defector air drops The Interview DVDs into North Korea
Daredevil on Netflix
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?
Disappearing Act! Penn Jillette Drops 105 Lbs.!
The Rock’s Diet…
Ride – OX4
James Best, Rosco P. Coltrane of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard,’ Has Died