Our uncool ad strategy; Brave browsing; how Facebook monetizes you; more FB lies; our not-so-smart homes aren’t getting any smarter; who owns 3D scans of 3,000 year old art; Disney+ hacked; the Mandalorian; the Crown; Axel Foley; David Chang & famous people eating; “science” supports falling asleep to podcasts; Dan Carlin; Dennis E. Taylor; feedback.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Brave

Researchers debunk theory that single whale caused 2017’s Bitcoin bull run

IN THE NEWS

Facebook Earns $132.80 From Your Data per Year

Facebook says it legally can’t take down political ads. That’s not true.

We Need to Fix Online Advertising. All of It.

The chickens are coming home to roost in the smart home by Stacey Higginbotham

Almost no one is buying Google smart speakers anymore

After five years of Amazon’s Alexa, why isn’t it better?

The Nefertiti Bust Meets the 21st Century

Texas Dad Says Apple Watch Changed the Life of His Son with Autism: ‘We Had Tried Everything’

MEDIA CANDY

Thousands of hacked Disney+ accounts are already for sale on hacking forums

The Crown

The Crown: The Official Podcast

Netflix is making ‘Beverly Hills Cop 4’

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with David Chang

Nikki Glaser: Bangin’

Science Supports Your Habit of Falling Asleep to Stupid Podcasts

AT THE LIBRARY

Shakespeare for Squirrels: A Novel by Christopher Moore

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses by Dan Carlin

Outland By: Dennis E. Taylor

MORON OF THE WEEK

Why The Mandalorian’s Episodes Are So Short

FEEDBACK LOOP

Pi-Hole

How Chilean Protesters Took Down a Drone With Standard Laser Pointers