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LG is putting its self-driving shopping carts to work in Korea
IN THE NEWS
FACEBOOK ALLOWED ADVERTISERS TO TARGET USERS INTERESTED IN “WHITE GENOCIDE” — EVEN IN WAKE OF PITTSBURGH MASSACRE
Facebook opens small business pop-ups in nine Macy’s stores
Private Facebook data from 81,000 accounts discovered on crime forum
Facebook Walks A Tightrope With Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Ad
Hours before U.S. election day, Facebook pulls dozens of accounts for ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’
Amazon opens its first 4-Star store in California
New Report Says Internet Freedom Has Declined Worldwide
Google employees and contractors participate in global “walkout for real change”
Chrome will block all ads on consistently deceptive websites
Humans Are Getting More Botlike on Twitter
Can cities ban e-scooters in the name of public safety? Bird says no way
AMC hikes prices for its MoviePass rival in 15 states
House of Cards
Deadwood movie starts production at HBO: Here’s who’s back
This Is Not a Drill: 80 Percent of the Spice Girls Are Reuniting for a Tour
Dead Can Dance Unveil their Surreal Video for “The Mountain”
Piroshka – “Everlastingly Yours”
Spotify Can’t Keep Losing More Than $1 Billion a Year. Can Podcasts Rescue Its Business Model?
AT THE LIBRARY
The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Greene
The Jordan Harbinger Show – 117: Robert Greene | What You Need to Know about the Laws of Human Nature
The Labyrinth Index (Laundry Files Book 9) by Charles Stross
Booksellers Protest Amazon Site’s Move to Drop Stores From Certain Countries
MORON OF THE WEEK
Winklevoss twins claim cryptocurrency guru stole 5,000 bitcoins
HQ Trivia was a blockbuster hit — but internal turmoil and a shrinking audience have pushed its company to the brink
HQ Trivia is on the brink of losing at its own game as its audience continues to shrink
Using ‘Googled’ Images Can Result in License Demands and Legal Threats
E.T., we’re home
Special Guest of Honor! Dr. Drew!
Downtown Bryan introduces first ever self-driving trolleys
Could Blockchain Voting Fix Democracy? Today, It Gets a Test Run
Solid state of fear: Euro boffins bust open SSD, Bitlocker encryption (it’s really, really dumb)
BBC News – Scooter firm pushing for law change
I posted on Instagram about my anti-Semitic trolls and their persistent abuse. Instagram deleted my post
M1 Finance – Team Brian
M1 Finance – Team Jason
Lyft drivers sue, argue that they’re employees rather than contractors
Jawbreaker, Naked Raygun, Smoking Popes 11/4/18 at Aragon Ballroom