Continuing Facebook fiascos; unionize, podcasters; the devil’s skates; Apple takes Spotify to task; who’s worse, Zuck or Dorsey; Telegram rises; a “dirty little secret” IBM scrapes legal photos; BreedReady Chinese databases; a year after Cambridge Analytica; DARPA’s open source voting system; Harry Potter-Go; Leo-based infographics; breakthroughs in sound; tactical sporks.

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Show Notes


Mark Zuckerberg’s former mentor says privacy manifesto is a PR stunt

The Staff Of Gimlet Media Is Unionizing

I Almost Died Riding an E-Scooter

Officials warn of measles exposure at LAX


A Note From Mark Zuckerberg

After almost 24 hours of technical difficulties, Facebook is back

Why Spotify Is Such an Awkward—and Necessary—Critic of Apple’s Power

Spotify is asking European regulators to help it fight Apple — just before Apple launches a big new subscription service

Addressing Spotify’s claims

The Crash of the Boeing 737 Max Is a Warning to Drivers, Too

737 MAX crashes “linked” by satellite track data, FAA says

As Pinterest and Facebook move to shut down anti-vaxxers, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey appeared on a podcast with one

Telegram benefits from what is said to be Facebook’s most severe global outage

Facial recognition’s ‘dirty little secret’: Millions of online photos scraped without consent


The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Leaked Chinese database of 1.8 million women includes a field indicating whether they are “BreedReady”

A year after Cambridge Analytica, what have we learned?

DARPA Is Building a $10 Million, Open Source, Secure Voting System

Hackers Love to Strike on Saturday – Redscan report


Harry Potter: Wizards Unite first look — Warner Bros. and Niantic show off long-awaited mobile game

Ka-Bar Tactical Spork (Spoon Fork Knife) Tool 9909

KA1214-BRK USA Fighting Knife


Scientists have discovered a shape that blocks all sound–even your co-workers

Scientists Warn That Apple AirPods Might Be Dangerous


The Ever-Increasing Age Gap Between Leonardo DiCaprio And The Women He’s Dated, Visualized

Study reveals EDM and heavy metal fans consume the most drugs and alcohol at shows

In 420-0 vote, House says Mueller report should be public


New Zealand Shooting Live Updates: 49 Are Dead After 2 Mosques Are Hit

In New Zealand, Signs Point to a Gunman Steeped in Internet Trolling