Jack dips his toes into Universal Basic Income; Facebook fails civil rights audit; Elon Musk says self-driving cars will happen this year; Walmart to launch Amazon competitor; Loon balloons; Quibi users quit; tech & pro sports; Palantir going public; metamucil & back problems; Clearview AI preemptively pulls out of Canada; TikTok troubles; living the Slack free life; digital assistants & routines; social media time management.

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Show Notes


Taylors of Harrogate Lapsang Souchong

Jack Dorsey Donates $3 Million To U.S. Mayors For Universal Basic Income Pilot Programs In 15 Cities


Facebook Just Failed Its First Ever Civil Rights Audit

Facebook’s Decisions Were ‘Setbacks for Civil Rights,’ Audit Finds

Elon Musk Brags That Tesla Is “Very Close” to Full, Level 5 Self Driving

Self-Driving Tech Is Becoming a Game of Partnerships

Lad Tests Tesla Autopilot Emergency Stop Features

Walmart’s Amazon Prime competitor will launch in July

Alphabet’s Loon balloons provide their first commercial internet service in Kenya

Report says Quibi lost 92% of its earliest users after free trials expired

Tech That Could Help Pro Sports Adapt to the Pandemic

Palantir, data-mining company that helped ICE track down and deport immigrants, is going public


Private Internet Access

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans


Troubled facial recognition startup Clearview AI pulls out of Canada before it was pushed

International probe launched into facial recognition firm that scrapes images from the internet

iOS 14 flags TikTok, 53 other apps spying on iPhone clipboards

The hidden trackers in your phone, explained

Amazon Makes Employees Delete TikTok From Phones, Citing Security Risk

Amazon orders employees to remove TikTok from phones ‘due to security risks’

How the Trump administration could ‘ban’ TikTok

TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong as tech companies push back against new security law

Goodbye to the Wild Wild Web



Nest Mini (2nd Generation) with Google Assistant

Which Digital Assistant Has the Best Morning Routines?

Time Management Tips for Your Facebook Feed, Twitter Posts, and Instagram Uploads