Avenue 5 & Picard; drama at the Grammies; PTSD from moderating; Netflix stats go down, changes how it does stats; but have you tried making them employees?; Google ad design change; Amazon Ring sales up despite scandals; baader-meinhof effect; Glenn Greenwald charged with cybercrime; Bezos phone hack; Apple encryption; games; legacy smart homes; CVS scarfs; hey Pepsi, I want my Harrier Jet.

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Show Notes


Avenue 5

Lost in Space Season 2

Sci-fi series ‘Altered Carbon’ returns to Netflix on February 27th

The Killing (American TV series)

Sex Education

Star Trek: Picard


What Is Going On With the Grammys?

YouTube moderators are being forced to sign a statement acknowledging the job can give them PTSD

Netflix changes how it counts viewing popularity, pumps up ‘The Witcher

Okay, But Have You Tried Just Making Them Employees?

Google’s latest user-hostile design change makes ads and search results look identical

Amazon Ring sales nearly tripled in December despite hacks


The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans


Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes in Brazil

The Similarities Between The US’s Case Against Julian Assange And Brazil’s Against Glenn Greenwald Are Uncanny

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’

Exclusive: Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained – sources

iCloud storage plans and pricing

Inside the $10 million cyber lab trying to break Apple’s iPhone

The NSA once banned Furbies as a threat to national security

Naked Furby


Sonos ‘legacy’ plan makes smart homes look silly


You Can Now Buy a Scarf Inspired by Those Preposterously Long CVS Receipts

When a Man Took a Joke in a Pepsi Ad Seriously, Chaos Ensued

NASA narrows down Mars 2020 rover name to 9 finalists

Boaty McBoatface


Terry Jones, a Python and a Scholar, Is Dead at 77

Crafts-n-Crafts with Jack Maxwell