Facebook holds tight on political ads, places ad in Teen Vogue; CollegeHumor decimated; Lime trying to be profitable by shrinking; Uber changes in California; GrubHub for sale; AI trash; military app bans; Ring employees fired for watching videos; Delta Minority Report; red light  cameras; Christmas apps & doodads; ball pits; forcing a smile makes you drink; calling bullshit.

Show Notes


Facebook won’t ban political ads, prefers to keep screwing democracy

Facebook trips over Teen Vogue

Almost Everyone at CollegeHumor Lost Their Jobs Today

Lime exits 12 cities and lays off 100 employees in search of profit

Uber makes changes in California to brace for new gig worker law

Grubhub sale rumors highlight the state of the struggling food-delivery industry

Together with portfolio company AMP Robotics, Sidewalk Labs launches recycling pilot in Toronto

Uber adds LA to flying taxi test cities, demo flights slated for 2020

Tech That Will Change Your Life in 2020


The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans


The Mandalorian – Spaghetti Western Trailer

The Military’s Ban of TikTok Is Just the Beginning

Ring Fired Employees for Watching Customer Videos

CES 2020: Delta to pilot “parallel reality” display at Detroit airport

Illinois comptroller calls red-light camera program ‘broken and morally corrupt,’ plans to halt ticket collections


TRAVANDO Money Clip Wallet”RIO” – Mens Wallets slim Front Pocket RFID Blocking Card Holder Minimalist Mini Bifold Gift Box

Swatom 8 in 1 Mini Gadgets Repair Tools Pen Style Precision Screwdriver Set Kit, Home Improvement (Red)

Wallet Ninja- 18 in 1 Credit Card Sized Multitool (#1 Best Selling in the World) (Black)

Swiss+Tech Utili-Key® 6-In-1

Front and Center


Kershaw Leek Pocket Knife, 3 Inch Serrated, Folding Blade 1660ST


Who invented the ball pit?

Forcing a smile at work leads to drinking at home, study suggests

Calling Bullshit

Calling Bullshit on Twitter

Celebrities Failed Auditions | Auditions vs. Actual Scenes


Elizabeth Wurtzel, ‘Prozac Nation’ Author, Is Dead at 52