Here comes the lockdown; you get a ban, and you get a ban, and you get a ban – India bans TikTok, other Chinese apps; Reddit bans 2,000 subreddits; Twitch bans Trump; YouTube bans alt-right figures; Facebook versus Natural News; deep fakes for good; dealing with racist terms in tech; As Told by Emoji; LOTR, Band of Brothers; live concerts in Nashville; Gigi Edgley on cons; Olympus exists camera market; feedback.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Gov. Murphy: ‘Knucklehead behavior’ in NJ forces state to ‘hit pause on the restart of indoor dining’

IN THE NEWS

India Bans TikTok, Dozens of Other Chinese Apps After Border Clash

The_Donald Was Over Before Reddit Banned it

Twitch has suspended Donald Trump’s account

YouTube bans Richard Spencer and David Duke over hate speech

Facebook’s war against one of the internet’s worst conspiracy sites

This new high-tech glove translates sign language into speech in real time

How deepfakes could actually do some good

Amazon engineers built an internal wiki page that suggests alternatives to unconsciously racist terms like ‘brown bags,’ ‘cake walk,’ and ‘master/slave’

MEDIA CANDY

As Told by Emoji

Band of Brothers

Someone taped Steve Carell’s picture over Space Force’s top officer at the USAF museum

GIGI EDGLEY

Website

Twitch Channel

Patreon

SETH MIRANDA

All the links!

MORON OF THE WEEK

Chase Rice says ‘Please go by the rules’ after being criticized for packed concert

FEEDBACK LOOP

Yiff Happens Mask

Yiff and Urban Dictionary

Guy Who Reverse-Engineered TikTok Reveals The Scary Things He Learned, Advises People To Stay Away From It

Quibi to remake ‘The Princess Bride’ with Joe Jonas, Sophie Turner

Parler’s target market (seniors who haven’t seen their grandchildren in 5+ years) can’t figure out how to create a password with a special character in it 1

Parler’s target market (seniors who haven’t seen their grandchildren in 5+ years) can’t figure out how to create a password with a special character in it 2

Miley Cyrus’s Dad

No words needed

Somewhere Over The Rainbow_What A Wonderful World

Üllo Wine Filter

Supreme Court sides with Uber drivers, opening door to $400M class-action lawsuit

Jalopnik: Burger King Is Leveraging Tesla Autopilot’s Confusion To Sell Whoppers.

What Is Hey Email, and Should You Check It Out