Yet another streaming service; broadcast regulation & the internet; gaming the algorithm; Airdropping kids; busting deepfakes; Maker Faire needs help; Ghostbusting Lebowski; bizarre bundles; the spice will be flowing; Mars (of which the Moon is a part); Beebs vs Cruise; feedback loop.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

People are sick of drinking. Investors are betting on the ‘sober curious’

Pilot killed when helicopter crashed onto NYC building

Don’t smile for surveillance: Why airport face scans are a privacy trap

The road to autonomous trucking is paved with more diesel mechanics than AI engineers

IN THE NEWS

Bring Back the Golden Age of Broadcast Regulation

The Making of a YouTube Radical

When Grown-Ups Get Caught in Teens’ AirDrop Crossfire

Phones Are Changing the Texture of Family Life

Deepfake-busting apps can spot even a single pixel out of place

Listen to this AI voice clone of Bill Gates created by Facebook’s engineers

MelNet – Audio Samples

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff

Foreign tech workers are turning to Canada as US immigration becomes more difficult

MEDIA CANDY

Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver Will Return For The Upcoming GHOSTBUSTERS Sequel

John Turturro had to tweak racy “Big Lebowski” sequel: “It shows how stupid men are“

How Billboard’s skewed album rankings birthed the bizarre bundling business

Steven Spielberg Is Writing a Streaming Series You Can Only Watch at Night

A Dune: The Sisterhood Series Is Coming From Denis Villeneuve and WarnerMedia’s Streaming Service

AT THE LIBRARY

Fall, or Dodge in Hell

MORON OF THE WEEK

Trump claims Moon ‘is a part’ of Mars in cryptic space tweet

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to a fight

FEEDBACK LOOP

Photos Of Travelers Coming In And Out Of The US Have Been Hacked And Stolen

MODIS

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules

Cosmo Communicator

Apple Sidecar explained: How Apple is using the iPad to make the Mac even better

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

FIFA Women’s World Cup