Digital shabbat follow-up; AI for the American People; Psychedelic Warlords; podcast news; Alexa in the hospital; LA fights for e-scooter data; burn out in China’s Silicon Valley; drunk shopping; McDonald’s big data buy; YouTube cancels big-budget originals; the Dirt; Apple’s services; art matters; manufactured nostalgia; time keeps on slipping away.
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IN THE NEWS
Artificial Intelligence for the American People
‘Psychedelic Warlord’ Beto O’Rourke belonged to a legendary hacking crew
Spotify to Acquire Parcast in Podcast Push
Your Health Data Are a Gold Mine for Advertisers
Los Angeles is fighting for e-scooter data
No sleep, no sex, no life: tech workers in China’s Silicon Valley face burnout before they reach 30
The 2019 Drunk Shopping Census
McDonald’s is acquiring Dynamic Yield to create a more customized drive-thru
German Observatory Transformed Into a Giant R2-D2
JUSSIE SMOLLETT CRIMINAL CASE DROPPED!!!
Marvel Is Auctioning Off Props From Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist
David Tennant Does a Podcast With…
YouTube is reportedly canceling its big-budget originals
YouTube Bows Out of Hollywood Arms Race With Netflix and Amazon
Behind the Curve
The end of open: BBC blocks its podcasts on Google
BBC Denies Google Assistant and Search Access to Podcast Content
GOG: Podcasts We Like
All the important stuff from Apple’s services event (+)
Apple TV Channels is an a la carte way to watch your favorite networks
AT THE LIBRARY
A Comic, Cosmic Sensibility: A Conversation with Tom Robbins
Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World Hardcover by Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell
An Engineer Says He’s Figured Out Why Time Moves Faster as We Grow Up
Your Local Irish Pub, From Dublin to Dubai, Proves You Can Prefab Authenticity
The World’s End
Most Of Us Have Been Lacing And Tying Our Shoes All Wrong
The Relative Market Capitalization Of Major Tech Companies Since 1995, Visualized
The 2019 MAKERS Conference: Jameela Jamil Reads “Tell Him” – EXPLICIT
Ford Explorer Owners Say Their SUVs Are Making Them Sick
‘Veganism is human cruelty’: Protester eats raw pig’s head outside vegan festival
Every Star Wars death but the Seinfeld theme plays during each death
MySpace possibly lost pretty much everything uploaded before 2015
Facebook removed 1.5m videos of New Zealand terror attack in first 24 hours
Italy bans unvaccinated children from school