The tech revolt; Netflix stats; Buzzfeed, HuffPo, Gannett lay off journalists; flagging fake news; Moviepass is back; Rekognition is biased; Pledge Music out of other people’s money; Facebook’s “facts”; the Cyber Diplomacy Act; Facebook
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The Tech Revolt
Under Pressure (A-Capella) – Only Vocals
Dancing in the Street // Silent Music Video
IN THE NEWS
Netflix, You, and the Hits No One Knows Are Hits
BuzzFeed is laying off more than 200 people, its second round of cuts in 14 months
Layoffs Hit HuffPost After $4.6 Billion Verizon Media Write-Down
Gannett lays off journalists across the country
Just Trust Us
MoviePass is planning to relaunch an unlimited movie plan
MIT researchers claim Amazon’s Rekognition is susceptible to bias
Amazon has 10,000 employees dedicated to Alexa — here are some of the areas they’re working on
Amazon Beta Testing Program
Fastball – The Way
The Facts About Facebook
I Cut Facebook Out of My Life. Surprisingly, I Missed It
In the Rush to Join the Smart Home Crowd, Buyers Should Beware
PIA Appoint the Notorious Ex CEO of Mt. Gox Mark Karpeles as CTO
Massive mortgage and loan data leak gets worse as original documents also exposed
McCaul & Engel Introduce Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2019
Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money
APPS & DOODADS
Don’t Reply to Your Emails
Hands-On With Dell’s Massive 49-Inch 5K Ultrawide Display
DeepMind’s AlphaStar AI sweeps StarCraft II pros in head-to-head match
The Dude returns! Jeff Bridges teases return of The Big Lebowski character: Watch
Vintage Yugoslavian Computer Magazine Cover Girls Of The 1980s-90s
Hattip to Jenny Dreadful for the link
Be still my eating heart: Sweethearts won’t be on sale this Valentine’s Day
Relax, Your Shitty Valentine’s Day Candy Hearts Are Still Around
David Tennant launches new interview podcast