Existential Me Time; Quibi & Katz; Facebook finally gets a Star Chamber; Libra lingers on; FCC ordered to release fake comments; arrest Musk; Stack Overflow furloughs; Influencers are just fine; micro- & teeny-tiny-influencers; monitoring at home & at work, ick; Slack ya later, alligator; Mitigator; Spotify’s contact-tracing; TARDIS Zoom; the best chair, ever; Disneyland in 1957; black holes next door; feedback loop.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

That Time Quibi’s Founder Called Into Our Podcast That Makes Fun of Quibi

Quibi will add sharing features as the app struggles to find subscribers

The Mandalorian’s second season won’t be delayed, says Disney CEO

IN THE NEWS

Facebook’s oversight board includes journalists, lawyers and activists

Facebook-Backed Libra Project Gets New CEO

FCC ordered to release detailed data from fake net neutrality comments

Musk reopens Tesla factory against local rules: ‘If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me’

Stack Overflow, the site where millions of programmers get their questions answered, is reducing its workforce by 15% because of coronavirus

Influencers won’t be destroyed by the coronavirus advertising meltdown

A tech YouTube creator with 25,000 subscribers breaks down his monthly income in April and how the coronavirus has affected his business

How My Boss Monitors Me While I Work From Home

Your Boss Wants to Know Whether You Washed Your Hands

APPS & DOODADS

Slack now strips location data from uploaded images

Browser add-on verifies that sites actually honor their privacy policies

Spotify’s newest feature lets multiple people control a listening session

Spotify Kids app rolls out blocking, listening history features for parents

Attend a Zoom Meeting From Inside a TARDIS

The maker of the failed iBackPack agrees to never use crowdfunding again

Wink smart home users have one week to subscribe or be shut off

Herman Miller Mirra 2

BRIC-A-BRAC

What Disneyland Looked Like in 1957

Scientists find the closest known black hole to date

FEEDBACK LOOP

Micrashell

reMarkable 2

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Florian Schneider, Co-Founder of Kraftwerk, Dead at 73

Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87

‘Double Rainbow Guy’ Paul Vasquez has died