The many benefits of quitting Facebook; eggs, again; Coronavirus and tech companies; we’re all already self-quarantining; technology’s burden on teenage girls; YouTube recommending fewer conspiracy videos; RSA wrap-up; voting technology; Utah Panopticon; Clearview AI as a plaything; robot lawyers; hoodies; SETI@Home; Twitter’s Fleets; outbreaks of idiocy.

Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Apple says it’s safe to clean your iPhone with disinfectant wipes

When Everyone Stays Home: Empty Public Spaces During Coronavirus

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey gets to keep his job — for now

Silver Lake makes $1B investment into Twitter; Twitter, Elliott call truce as Dorsey remains CEO

IN THE NEWS

Twitter applies its new ‘manipulated media’ label to video retweeted by Trump

NetNewsWire 5.0 for iOS Available Now

Wuhan students tried to boot remote learning app from the App Store by leaving bad reviews

ADORABLE SELF-DRIVING VANS ARE DISINFECTING ROADS IN CHINA

Apple giving retail and hourly workers unlimited sick leave for coronavirus-like symptoms

MEDIA CANDY

The Kids in the Hall Revived by Amazon for New Season

Sex Education

Dracula

1917

Knives Out

Hardcore History Addendum EP10 Strangelove Whisperings

*MORON OF THE WEEK*

Coronavirus Diaries: I May Have to Shut Down My Chinese Restaurant

FEEDBACK LOOP

World’s largest hard drive coming “within months”

Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

Virgin Media breach left 900,000 customer details unsecured for 10 months

Exclusive: This Hack Turns Apple’s iPhone Into An Android

Bacon saved after pedometer-eating pig’s poo starts farm fire

Way to go Jason. Do you see what you’ve done!?!?

Not a square to spare: Australian shops ration toilet paper amid coronavirus panic

Gen Xers, Unite! Or Don’t. Whatever.

Lingscars

New Streaming Service Reviving Two MTV Shows, Will Launch With 50 Original Shows

Government’s plan to restrict porn in Australia

When a Teenager Reportedly Invented a Fake Congressional Candidate, Twitter Verified the Made Up Politician’s Account

Look Up! The Billion-Bug Highway You Can’t See

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Max von Sydow, star of films from ‘The Seventh Seal’ to ‘The Exorcist,’ dead at 90

A LAN Down Under

Chris Lochhead’s Follow your Different

Jason’s OPML File