Uber’s unsurprising IPO; airport facial recognition; Facebook steps up for moderators; Google backs out of the cloud; Amazon get cash, cashiers; fear-based social media; Amazon’s automation plan; be a delivery entrepreneur; Game of Thrones; the Wandering Earth; old man’s festivals; Adam Savage; the Daily Stoic; feedback.
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Uber’s Market Debut Disappoints: Most Anticipated IPO Since Facebook A Dud
Tech Companies Are Deleting Evidence of War Crimes
Yes, Americans can opt-out of airport facial recognition — here’s how
IN THE NEWS
For Once, We Have Good News About Facebook and Content Moderators
Google Is Making a Powerful Change in Its Devices
Amazon’s Cashless, Cashierless Store Now Accepts Cash, Has Cashiers
Flexa will let you pay at Whole Foods using your bitcoin
The rise of fear-based social media like Nextdoor, Citizen, and now Amazon’s Neighbors
Even Facebook’s co-founder thinks it should be broken up
Exclusive: Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs
Amazon’s latest warehouse machine demonstrates the slow drip of automation
Amazon to pay employees to start their own package delivery businesses
Game of Thrones Recap: How to Ruin Every Beloved Character
‘The Orville’ Renewed For Season 3 By Fox
Fleabag Season 2 – May 17
Amazon Beams Up Global Rights To CBS All Access’ Jean-Luc Picard ‘Star Trek’ Series
The Cure enlists Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses for Pasadena Daydream Festival
Levar Burton Reads
AT THE LIBRARY
Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It by Adam Savage
The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman
Delta-V by Daniel Suarez
Twitter iOS Location Bug
School districts are spending more on social media monitoring technology, but there is little evidence it is keeping students safer.
Uber Is ‘Worth’ Twice As Much As Ford Because That’s the Insane World We Live In Now
Uber isn’t screwed. There are a ton of ways it could become a profitable monster.
Rabid Raccoon Found In Parkville Area
One-off injection may drastically reduce heart attack risk
Beyond Meat’s scorching-hot IPO has shades of the dot-com bubble
Man dies in hospital after crashing off Lime scooter in Brisbane
A woman was beaten to death with an electric scooter, police say
Bird is now selling its electric scooters directly to consumers
Facial recognition wrongly identifies public as potential criminals 96% of time, figures reveal
Two lawmakers urge the FTC to consider harsher penalties against Facebook
Tim Conway, star of the ‘Carol Burnett Show,’ dies at 85