MoviePass R.I.P; The Daily Show Rip-off; DeepFakes are coming fast; Cloudflare plants trees; AI burns the world; Be Indistractable; Bluetooth gone wild; Snap Conjures Voldemort; Girls named Fred; McDonalds goes AI; Twitter cures financial scams.

 

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Today’s Future Now – Digital Bouncers and A.I. Facial Recognition at the Bar | The Daily Show

Deepfake Pioneer: “Perfectly Real” Fake Vids Are Six Months Away

IN THE NEWS

Snap Detailed Facebook’s Aggressive Tactics in ‘Project Voldemort’ Dossier

Twitter is cracking down on financial scams

Cloudflare has a new plan to fight bots — and climate change by Zack Whittaker

Your smart devices listening to you, explained

Artificial Intelligence Can’t Think Without Polluting

Facebook agrees to acquire brain-computing start-up CTRL-labs

MEDIA CANDY

Original or Copied? ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Is Back in Court

The Forgotten Fight of Bruce Lee

How to Get iOS 13 to Tell You If Your Headphones Are Too Loud

AT THE LIBRARY

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life by Nir Eyal

FEEDBACK LOOP

Here’s why so many apps are asking to use Bluetooth on iOS 13

7 Apps You Should Delete from Your Phone Right Now

Sky Views: Lamb, wolf or beard: Facial recognition decides who you are | Science & Tech News | Sky News

#DeleteFacebook : How To Poison, Obfuscate And Purge Your Facebook Data Before Deleting Your Account

Dumb Password Rules

Podcast Movement Meetup in Los Angeles

The Club for Podcasters

MoviePass Shuts Down, With Parent Company Citing Failure to Raise Funds

Tesla introduces ticket-avoidance-mode for Model S.

Google DeepMind’s Deep Q-learning playing Atari Breakout

MoviePass Has Officially Shut Down, And We Don’t Know If There Will Be A Sequel

Computer Scientist Richard Stallman Resigns From MIT Over Epstein Comments

Password Minder Infomercial

Frederica Wilson

Fredricka Whitfield

I Sold Microwave Meals On Deliveroo

GE’s health unit wins first FDA clearance for A.I.-powered X-ray system

AlfredCamera

McDonald’s uses AI for ordering at drive-throughs

Sen. Cruz Questions Victims of Censorship on Google’s Bias

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

‘STAR TREK’ STAR ARON EISENBERG DEAD AT 50

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