TikTok takes down Trump; DIY chair & fire alarm fixes; working at Pinterest is awful; Nextdoor removes the “Karen” button; Spotify testing interactive podcast ads; Flash is dead, really this time; Apple WWDC news; Blueleaks; the King of Staten Island; Tony Hawk Masterclass; Watchmen; a second opinion on Farscape; Fleishman is in Trouble; really bad Sci-Fi; How to Write Funniest; feedback; shocking nothing burgers.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Not Another DIY Show Episode 4 “How we fixed Herman Miller Mirra 2”

Virgin Galactic will organize private passenger trips to the space station for NASA

Read the letter Snap’s head of diversity sent to staff about its offensive Juneteenth filter

watchOS 7 adds sleep tracking, Face Sharing, and dance tracking Fitness app

Apple debuts first look at Foundation TV series, coming to Apple TV Plus

In Texas: Young adults driving the spike.

IN THE NEWS

TikTok Teens and K-Pop Stans Say They Sank Trump Rally

What is Elite TikTok and what has it got to do with Donald Trump?

TikTok joins the EU’s Code of Practice on disinformation

Former Pinterest employees describe a traumatic workplace where managers humiliate employees until they cry, Black people feel alienated, and the toxic culture ‘eats away at your soul’

Nextdoor pulls ‘Forward to Police’ feature amid concerns over racist abuse

Spotify is testing interactive podcast ads so you never have to remember a promo code again

Adobe will tell you to uninstall Flash by the end of 2020

Apple ditches Intel for its own processors in Macs

‘BlueLeaks’ Exposes Files from Hundreds of Police Departments

MEDIA CANDY

The King of Staten Island

Tony Hawk Teaches Skatebording

Darknet Diaries Episode 38: Triton

Watchmen

AT THE LIBRARY

Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

How to Write Funniest by Scott Dikkers

Outrageous Marketing: The Story of The Onion and How to Build a Powerful Brand with No Marketing Budget by Scott Dikkers

FEEDBACK LOOP

Rented e-scooters ride to the rescue of English commuters as Covid lockdown eases

Escape the echo chamber

25 Best Science Fiction Books for Kids

IRS Used Cellphone Location Data to Try to Find Suspects

Air Force Investigates Military Planes That Monitored Protesters

20-Year-Old Robinhood Customer Dies By Suicide After Seeing A $730,000 Negative Balance

ABTraceTogether

The 2016 Election Was Just a Dry Run – Franklin Foer – June 2020

Where did the term ‘nothing burger’ actually originate?

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

Joel Schumacher, director of The Lost Boys and Batman films, dies at 80

Ian Holm, star of Lord of the Rings, Alien and Chariots of Fire, dies aged 88