Covid Cases are, unsurprisingly, rising; Facebook browser redesign, more resignations; Uber leaves Levandowski out to dry; 75 year old provocateurs; police & your phone data; Michigan’s MIDAS algorithmic touch; sensible content moderation plans; Twitch & music copyrights; the Media Candy well is running dry; the Vast of Night; upcoming sci-fi movies; down the music documentary rabbit hole; Last Week Tonight; the Banker; Influencers in the wild; feedback.

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Show Notes

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IN THE NEWS

“I’m deeply ashamed”: Another Facebook employee resigned in protest over the company’s handling of Trump’s posts

Uber Says Engineer Is on His Own for $180 Million to Google

The police want your phone data. Here’s what they can get — and what they can’t.

It Was Supposed to Detect Fraud. It Wrongfully Accused Thousands Instead.

An NYU report offers a plan for the content moderation industry

Twitch streamers receive a flood of music copyright claims for old clips

MEDIA CANDY

The Vast of Night

Biggest space movies to watch in 2020

Bill & Ted Face the Music – Official Trailer 1 (2020)

MasterClass: Paul Krugman Teaches Economics and Society

New Ruby!

Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police

Colin Hay – Waiting For My Real Life

Mystify Michael Hutchence

The Stone Roses – Made of Stone

Shut Up And Play the Hits

Last Week Tonight

The Banker

Alien Nation

Rabbit Hole

Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary

Epic Tea Time with Alan Rickman

Mystery Men

MORON OF THE WEEK

Influencers in the Wild

FEEDBACK LOOP

I’ve never wanted Twitter CSI to find someone more in my life.

Police arrest man suspected of assaulting young protesters putting up justice for George Floyd posters

This Is How Much Money A Podcast With 50,000 Downloads Makes

I don’t use that browser, but you probably already heard about Brave’s “mistake”

The Brave web browser is hijacking links, and inserting affiliate codes

The Decline of Long John Silver’s…What Happened?

The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them

When 511 Epidemiologists Expect to Fly, Hug and Do 18 Other Everyday Activities Again

Under pressure, UK government releases NHS COVID data deals with big tech

Fucks as a Service by the Institute for Unnecessary Technology

M1 Finance