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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
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
Back to the Future Flux Capacitor Wall Charger
Tiny Wings Update!!!
Yes, Jason really beat Tiny Wings. Boom!
The Grand Tour
Absolutely Fabulous the Movie
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
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
HONEST DESIGN BY OHHIO
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
Taking the Long Way: How the Dixie Chicks Can Help Us Through These Dark Times