Our last show of 2019; drag-and-drop machine learning; Brexit unintended consequences; Emperor Thiel; Germany bans Uber; Uber’s 4.4 million sexual harassment fund; Netflix global growth; NYC black-box algorithms; California Consumer Privacy Act; everyone is tracking your cell phone location; finally, a universal smart home standard, eventually; Wakanda Forever trade partner; feedback; Star Wars; Dave live-deactivates his Facebook.

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Show Notes


Teachable Machine

Not Hotdog App


No-deal Brexit may make touring Europe ‘unviable’ for UK artists

Peter Thiel advised Mark Zuckerberg to not to revise policy allowing lies in political ads: report

Peter Thiel at Center of Facebook’s Internal Divisions on Politics

German court bans Uber’s ride-hailing services in Germany

Uber sets up $4.4 million fund to settle federal sexual harassment probe

Netflix shows off the numbers behind its global growth story for the first time

New York City couldn’t pry open its own black box algorithms. So now what?


The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans


The Week in Tech: Countdown to the California Consumer Privacy Act

Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy

Santa isn’t the only one tracking you this holiday season. Stores are watching you, too.

iOS security app Guardian

Amazon Conference Badges Tracked Attendees’ Movements

It Looks Like the Trump Campaign’s App Will Track Users’ Locations. Is That Normal?


Apple, Amazon and Google unite to help create a universal smart home standard


US government lists fictional nation Wakanda as trade partner


What does your car know about you? We hacked a Chevy to find out..