Dogs & cats, Apple & Google playing together to track us; South Korea putting wristbands on people for tracking; WeWork won’t make deals on rent but asks for them for themselves; Amazon on path to dominance; IKEA blinds finally available; the Witcher; Paraside; god awful Modern Family; BSG live read; Space Force; Minions; tone-deaf celebs; feedback loop.

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Show Notes

IN THE NEWS

Apple and Google want to turn your phone into a Covid-tracking machine

South Korea launched wristbands for those breaking quarantine because people were leaving their phones at home to trick government tracking apps

WeWork refused to let a startup move to a smaller office and pay less rent after laying off most of its staff, forcing it toward bankruptcy, a VC says

Amazon was already powerful. The coronavirus pandemic cleared the way to dominance.

IKEA’s smart blinds are finally available to buy online

MEDIA CANDY

The Witcher

Parasite

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Cast Will Live-Read “33”

Gigi Edgley on Twitch

First Look At Netflix’s Space Force Starring Steve Carell And Lisa Kudrow

Minions

MORON OF THE WEEK

Kendall Jenner and Justin Bieber SLAMMED for Talking ‘Privilege’ Amid Pandemic

FEEDBACK LOOP

Elon Musk Seemingly Used The Superhuman ‘False Narrative’ In Advancing Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Ambitions

3D Printing 300 faceshields per day

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Media Consumption, by Generation

Dine 11

Gamestop ROC Employees Contact Me | This Is Huge | Is It Even Legal??

That Awesome Time I Was Sued For Two Billion Dollars

Midland County introduces texting tool to gauge spread of COVID-19

Someone added the GameCube intro to my unemployment graph & it’s significantly better now.

The Pandemic and Capitalism

Capitalism on Edge: How Fighting Precarity Can Achieve Radical Change Without Crisis or Utopia by Albena Azmanova

Doc’s Deli in Mansfield Ohio

iPad User Manual – with Table of Contents

Field Guide to Dragons

This toilet recognizes your butthole and uploads photos to the cloud

SETH MIRANDA

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 Mirrorless Camera

Magewell USB Capture HDMI Gen2 – USB 3.0 HD Video Capture Dongle

Atomos Recorders

Logitech C920s HD Pro Webcam

Tether Tools Case Relay Camera Power System With Accessory Bundle

Aputure MC RGBWW Mini LED Light

Savage RGB Light Painter Pro LED Wand, 3200K to 5500K