Disappointment with tech; Uber’s appalling safety report; Larry & Sergey leave Google; regulation & driving; DNA testing has peaked; that Peloton ad; TikTok suppressed videos for your own protection; Jason rejoins Facebook, Dave thinks about quitting; precious metal schemes; drunk on a plane & a sofa movie reviews.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Amazon Prime one-day shipping apparently doesn’t mean one-day delivery

Some Uber drivers use bogus identities and shared accounts

Uber Says 3,045 Sexual Assaults Were Reported in U.S. Rides Last Year

Baby Yoda Has Conquered the World

IN THE NEWS

A letter from Larry and Sergey

The FTC has reportedly opened a probe into Amazon’s cloud business

Regulators are the only ones who can save us from distracted drivers

The DNA-testing ‘fad’ is ending. We spoke to the CEOs of Ancestry and 23andMe about how they’re fighting back.

EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE

This Peloton ad is a dystopian fitness inspo hellscape

TikTok Admits It Suppressed Videos by Disabled, Queer, and Fat Creators

The Vatican started a ‘Minecraft’ server and it was immediately attacked, according to the priest that set it up

THERE ARE BIG CHANGES AHEAD FOR JPGMAG.COM

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Star Wars Rewatch

The DNA-testing ‘fad’ is ending. We spoke to the CEOs of Ancestry and 23andMe about how they’re fighting back.

The laws protecting our data are too weak

A precious-metals scheme used fear and Facebook to trick older conservatives out of their savings

Don’t Buy Anyone a Ring Camera

MEDIA CANDY

The Grand Tour Presents: Seamen – Official Trailer – December 13th!

NO TIME TO DIE Trailer

Late Night

Booksmart

Ad Astra

I Am Mother

Darth Vader Yule Log Five Hours

Gemini Man

Downton Abbey Movie

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

D.C. Fontana, who helped shape ‘Star Trek’ as its first woman writer, dies at 80