Uber & Lyft take a hit; teens & screen time; Apple privacy; Jack Twitter gets “compromised”; Pinterest takes on “vaccine hesitancy”; Amazon brings chaos; Moviepass lays off 1/3 of staff; open-source AI; The Cure’s Pasadena Daydream; grumpy ol’ Neil Young; the OA; Tony Hawk; drone fishing; feedback loop.

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Show Notes


Uber and Lyft just lost another battle in California

Sources say China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims

Before You Blame Screen Time For Teen Mental Health Issues, Read This


Ex-Uber Engineer Levandowski Charged With Trade-Secret Theft

That Apple Card may not be as private as you think

Twitter Says CEO Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Account Was Compromised

Pinterest takes the right step toward curbing misinformation on vaccines

Amazon’s Next-Day Delivery System Has Brought Chaos And Carnage To America’s Streets — But The World’s Biggest Retailer Has A System To Escape The Blame

MoviePass laid off roughly a third of its staff, including its entire team focused on relationships with movie theaters

The shift toward open source conversational AI

You’re still you when you’re drunk, science says


The Cure turns Pasadena Daydream into ‘the best day of the summer’ with scorching set

Neil Young’s Lonely Quest to Save Music

“Jawline,” Reviewed: A Chilling Look at the Making of a Teen Influencer

Netflix can kill The OA, but it can’t kill a movement

Pretending I’m a Superman – The Tony Hawk Video Game Story Trailer

Terminator: Dark Fate – Official Trailer


Destiny (The New Earth Series Book 4) by Matthew Mather


Australian Aviation Authorities Investigate Man Fishing While Being Carried By Drone


Delete Me

Miami’s gathering electric scooters before Dorian sends them airborne

Cookie and Nathan Sage both sent us this

The Plan to Use Fitbit Data to Stop Mass Shootings Is One of the Scariest Proposals Yet

Blue Iris

IP Cam Talk

Amcrest ProHD 1080P WiFi Camera 2MP (1920TVL) Indoor Pan/Tilt Security Wireless IP Camera IP2M-841B (Black)

Logitech Circle 2

Crystal Society by Max Harms


Government notices an issue in TikTok’s ShareChat notices


The Club