No more phones in trees; Amazon Fresh review; new (old) memories; another WordPress plugin bug; Instagram stories in Facebook; Zuck says there may (?) be violence & civil unrest; disinformation in Animal Crossing; Apple vs Epic continues; Twitter trends; Raised by Wolves; Away; The Boys; Star Trek news; streaming self-regulating, in India at least; Attack Surface; gender reveal party start massive fire; Sturgis COVID spread; masks aren’t about you; feedback loop.

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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

Amazon foils plot using phones in trees to get more deliveries

IN THE NEWS

Pentagon says Microsoft still deserves $10 billion JEDI cloud contract

Millions of WordPress sites are being probed & attacked with recent plugin bug

New test lets some people view Instagram stories directly through Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Warns Of ‘Violence Or Civil Unrest’ After Election

Disinformation Will Come for Animal Crossing

‘Willful, brazen, and unlawful’: Apple files breach-of-contract countersuit against Epic

Twitter begins adding headlines and descriptions to some of its ‘trends’

MEDIA CANDY

Raised by Wolves

Away

The Boys Season 2

Star Trek: Discovery season 3 trailer jumps into the future

Netflix, Amazon and Disney+ will self-regulate to avoid censorship in India

The Social Dilemma

Star Trek T-Shirt Club Subscription

KIM KARDASHIAN – WE’RE ENDING ‘KEEPING UP’ FOREVER – Final Season in 2021

AT THE LIBRARY

Attack Surface: audiobook for the third Little Brother book

MORON OF THE WEEK

Gender-Reveal Party Sparked One of the Massive California Wildfires

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally May Have Caused 250,000 Coronavirus Cases, Economists Say

Smashed Mouths – All Star Deepfake Smashup

Olympics legend Kerri Walsh Jennings causes stir over wearing masks post on social media

FEEDBACK LOOP

What’s a ‘zombie fire?’ Dangerous underground fires spark record-setting wildfires in Arctic Circle

A robot wrote this entire article. Are you scared yet, human?

Amazon’s Vector power smart meter deal puts ‘how you live your life’ on web giant’s servers

Column: How millions from Uber and Lyft are funding the harassment of a critic

Vivaldi Browser

Tracking the Targets of ‘Cybersquatting’ Attacks

Plugable USB C Hub Multiport Adapter, 7-in-1 Hub Compatible with MacBook Pro, Windows, Chromebook, Dell XPS, Thunderbolt 3 and More (4K HDMI, 3 USB 3.0, SD & microSD Card Reader, 87W Charging) by Plugable Technologies

Amazon takes down a five-star fraud in the UK

Adam Carolla Tweet

Game of Thrones’ Benioff and Weiss to adapt sci-fi epic The Three-Body Problem at Netflix

Automating network location switching on macOS