It’s the universal basic income, stupid; the future of work; Cyber Monday; it’s not AI; Snooper’s Charter; Net Neutrality dies; Yelfies; EmDrive; the Bobiverse; Millennials: the Musical; chunky fashion; follow the White Rabbit; this sucker’s electrical!

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Show Notes

The Lie that Data is Scarce Costs the Working Poor a Fourth of Their Working Lives

New Basic Income Project Set to Launch in January

Welcome to the future of work

Makeover Monday: The Wealth Gap

Maltesers Have Been Shrinking Behind Our Backs For Years

IN THE NEWS

Cyber Monday set a U.S. e-commerce record with $3.45 billion in sales

How Did Amazon Conquer American Retail? $760 Million in Public Money Didn’t Hurt.

Fitbit is close to buying Pebble

Google’s training AI to catch diabetic blindness before it’s too late

New York Times subscription growth soars tenfold, adding 132,000, after Trump’s win

Two years after buying Elite Daily, the Daily Mail says the Facebook publisher is worthless

‘Snooper’s charter’ bill becomes law, extending UK state surveillance

AT&T Just Showed Us What The Death Of Net Neutrality Is Going To Look Like

Worried about US surveillance, Internet Archive announces mirror in Canada

Microsoft tells devs: Whatever you’re doing in Linux, Windows 10 will soon do it too

Quit Social Media. Your Career May Depend on It.

While We Weren’t Looking, Snapchat Revolutionized Social Networks

So 2016 Was Not the Year Messaging Changed Your Life

Yelp Wants You to Put Your Face on Every Review You Write

Uber is deactivating New York drivers for ‘advertising’ for rival Juno

Tesla’s solar roof to cost less than a regular roof – even before energy production, says Elon Musk

The Peer-Reviewed EmDrive Paper Is Officially Out

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

The CyberWire Podcast (iTunes Link)

New Mirai Worm Knocks 900K Germans Offline

SF Municipal Railway restores systems after ransomware attack

Developing an Insider Threat Program: Risk Mitigation and Compliance

Arrested German spy was a onetime gay porn actor — and a secret Islamist

AT THE LIBRARY

Normal: A Novel by Warren Ellis

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

Mark Manson | A Counterintuitive Approach (Episode 547) on The Art of Charm

We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (Bobiverse Book 1) by Dennis E. Taylor

Dennis E. Taylor

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Doppler Labs delays its futuristic augmented reality earbuds

Brain.fm

Back to the Future Flux Capacitor Wall Charger

Tiny Wings Update!!!

Yes, Jason really beat Tiny Wings. Boom!

Yes, Jason really beat Tiny Wings. Boom!

MEDIA CANDY

The Grand Tour

Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Ghostbusters

Terminator Genisys

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Glitch

The Fall

Netflix now allows you to download movies offline

Netflix’s new offline download feature has one massive drawback

MORON OF THE WEEK

For $5,000, you can see Madonna dressed as a clown. Oh yes, she’ll sing.

Spotify outs its listeners’ embarrassing habits with billboards

This Might Be in the Top 5 or Even Top 10 Tweets of All Time

Students have made Martin Shkreli’s $750 drug in their chem lab for just $2

OOOH FANCY

HONEST DESIGN BY OHHIO

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Ohhio Braid | Unique Chunky Creations

Neuroscientists Say This Is The Most Relaxing Song In The World

You are listening to Los Angeles

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

A Hipster Nativity Set So The Millennials Can Relate

You Can Now Buy ‘Twin Peaks’ LEGO Minifigures

CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS FEATURING MORRISSEY, BOWIE, ADAM ANT, NICK CAVE, SIOUXSIE AND MORE

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Modern Monetary Theory… macroeconomic reality

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Taking the Long Way: How the Dixie Chicks Can Help Us Through These Dark Times

Toronto FC