Whoops, we screwed up; gig worker revolt; Uber videotaping; Apple repair costs; another self-driving crash; the decade of the grifter; Microsoft Teams; Disney data; Sacha Baron Cohen ADL award; Ring’s horrific privacy practices; bluetooth scanners; stalkerware; Descript; 10 years of Angry Birds; Amazon smart shelf; shop Kondo; Musk’s truck.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Calm the Beast with Dan “Nitro” Clark

Elegant Themes

IN THE NEWS

How a Gig Worker Revolt Begins

Uber Embraces Videotaping Rides, Raising Privacy Concerns

Apple says the cost of its repair services exceed what it charges

Uber is at fault for fatal self-driving crash, but it’s not alone

The Next Decade Will Be Just as Bad

“Knowledge workers” could be the most impacted by future automation

Microsoft Teams passes 20 million daily users, up more than half in 4 months

Disney says it doesn’t need data to make great shows

WHILL brings its autonomous wheelchairs to North American airports

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

ADL International Leadership Award Presented to Sacha Baron Cohen at Never Is Now 2019

Twitter will finally let you turn on two-factor authentication without giving it a phone number

Police can keep Ring camera video forever and share with whomever they’d like, Amazon tells senator

Mozilla’s report shows just how awful Ring’s privacy practices are

*privacy not included

Burglars Really Do Use Bluetooth Scanners to Find Laptops and Phones

Bluetooth BLE Device Finder

Terrifying Camera App Flaw Left Millions of Android Phones Vulnerable to Spying

The stalkerware problem, and its solution

The BADASS Army

APPS & DOODADS

Descript

Celebrate 10 years of Angry Birds by beating the crap out of this vending machine

Samsung HW-MS550 Sound+ 2-Channel Premium Soundbar (Dark Titan)

VIZIO SB2920-C6 29-Inch 2.0 Channel Sound Bar

Amazon dash smart shelf

Facebook and Microsoft Partnering on Remote Development

Microsoft Visual Studio Code

iSongs on Youtube

BRIC-A-BRAC

Rod Stewart’s secret hit track! After 26 years, the veteran rocker finally lets the world see his breathtaking completed model railway – a 124ft spread depicting an entire US city and inspired by the view from his childhood home

Do These Items Marie Kondo Is Selling in Her Online Store Spark Joy?

Shop KonMari

Prankster Hilariously Sticks Realistic AirPod Stickers on the Ground in Random Places Around San Francisco

U.S. Arrests Money-Laundering Expert For Laundering Money

John Denver’s Classic ‘Take Me Home, Country Roads’ Remixed In A Minor Key For Bonus Mournfulness

Another Day, Another World Record Four Tire Change Pit Stop (1.82 Seconds)

Exclusive: Humans placed in suspended animation for the first time

NASA WILL TEST BEAUTIFUL SPACESHIP THAT LOOKS LIKE SPACE SHUTTLE

Does anyone else notice the Dream Chaser looks a hell of a lot like the Farscape 1 Module?

The Internet Reacts To Tesla’s Cybertruck, Which Looks Like A PS1 Car

Damnation Alley (1977) – Official Trailer

Dean Jeffries Discusses The “Landmaster” Constructed for “Damnation Alley” 1977

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

John Mann, Spirit of the West Singer, Dies at 57