Ch-ch-changes; no self-driving cars; Taco Hotel; Tesla surveillance; Verizon sells Tumblr; HarmonyOS; Nein, Deliveroo!; turning off the experiment; social media censorship; manual switches; Lord of the Rings; Football; the Boys; the Family; Nein, Sampling!; Shirley Manson; Atomik Vodka; don’t self-administer CRISPR; feedback loop.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Inside the Taco Bell hotel in Palm Springs.

Self-Driving Cars Are Still Years Away. That’s Probably A Good Thing..

IN THE NEWS

Mod turns your Tesla into a rolling surveillance system.

Verizon to Sell Tumblr to WordPress.com (http://wordpress.com/) Owner.

Huawei reveals HarmonyOS, its alternative to Android.

E-Commerce Promised the World. Are We Happy With Our Purchase?.

Deliveroo is exiting the German market.

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? Let’s Not Find Out.

White House proposal would have FCC and FTC police alleged social media censorship.

King’s Cross developer defends use of facial recognition.

Old Star Trek Was Right As US Navy Returns to Manual Switches.

MEDIA CANDY

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV show can’t contradict Tolkien’s lore.

Phil Rosenthal Launches YouTube Channel Exploring His Favorite Places to Eat.

This Is Football.

The Boys.

The Family.

Kraftwerk Win Landmark European Copyright Case over “Metall auf Metall” that Severely Limits Sampling in Music.

The Jump with Shirley Manson.

Music is Coming to Podcasts . . . . Finally!.

MORON OF THE WEEK

Scientists Have Made Vodka From Crops Inside Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Don’t change your DNA at home, says America’s first CRISPR law.

‘It’s crazy’: Chase Bank forgiving all debt owed by its Canadian credit card customers.

FEEDBACK LOOP

Adam Ruins the Internet.

China’s PBOC Says Its Own Cryptocurrency Is ‘Close’ to Release.

Aurora smart bulb dimmer.

Your Undivided Attention Podcast.

Speed limit technology to be implemented in all new cars by 2022.

MoviePass Changed Some Users’ Passwords on Purpose So They Couldn’t Use the Service.

Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2019: Darth Vader balloon leads mass ascent.