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Hollywood Docket: Musicians Guild Sues Major Labels Over Streaming Revenue
Did Google & YouTube just Scam The Entire Record Business into Free Streaming Licenses? MusicKey is MIA…
IN THE NEWS
G is for Google
Google Already Consulted With Top Geneticist on Mosquito Project, Hinting at Next Alphabet Moonshot
Google Gets an Extra Two Weeks to Respond to EU Charges
Could your credit score slip if your Facebook friends have crappy credit?
The San Francisco Rent Explosion Part III
Why Sesame Street’s Move to HBO Is Both Great and Extremely Depressing
Voters are fed up with American politics. But are they willing to do anything about it?
The Strangest Campaign Pledge
Study Credits Uber With Decline in California Drunk Driving Deaths
Digital Orwellian nightmare: Are our smart devices really smart enough to spy on us?
SterlingBackcheck laptop stolen, contained data on about 100K individuals
About the security content of OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 and Security Update 2015-006
CIA Accidentally Releases Apology Letter It Wrote, But Never Sent To The Senate For Illegally Spying On It
Facebook awards Georgia Tech team $100K for security research
Harvard student loses Facebook internship after pointing out privacy flaws
AT THE LIBRARY
OverSuccess: Healing the American Obsession With Wealth, Fame, Power, and Perfection
The Art of Manliness Podcast #128: The Perils of OverSuccess With Jim Rubens
Peter Clines – Ex-Heros
brandon sanderson – steelheart
“Dune,” climate fiction pioneer: The ecological lessons of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece were ahead of its time
Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
How a Physical Keyboard Could Help Samsung Sell More Smartphones
Samsung Pay to Launch September 28 in U.S. But Will Businesses Accept It?
Amazon reportedly paying $250M to snag former Top Gear stars
After “True Detective,” HBO needs a new hit: Here’s why “Westworld” could be their next great show
Rob Knight: How Our Microbes Make Us Who We Are
Seveneves SPOILERCAST – 8/11/2015
THE SEVENEVES NOTEBOOK
HBO Confirms Early Talks of ‘Deadwood’ Movie
MORON OF THE WEEK
Oddly-shaped weather map sends WGN Morning News into fits of laughter
Hillary Clinton on the Sanctity of Protecting Classified Information
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
Fastest Ship In The Universe: How Sci-Fi Ships Stack Up
Primitivo Wine Bar
Snapchat is Being a Very Sore Winner About Taking Over Venice