Kalanick’s Temple of Bros; self-driving divisions sold off; chia-bros; Elon being Elon; Tesla’s ass-detecting technology; words matter, it’s not an autopilot; Hyundai invests in Ottopia, people AI; Turkish crypto founder feels with $2 bn; people like drone deliveries; Facebook is a Bitche; don’t mess with Cloudflare; Captain Fantastic; Berenstain Abbey; Mortal Kombat 2021; Nobody; Hulu’s marketing genius; Scott Galloway; Anthony Bourdain; Terry Pratchett; Pentagon sells of IP addresses; Signal founder versus Cellebrite; delivery drivers jamming Ring cameras; My God, It’s Full of Vulns.
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Travis Kalanick’s stealth $5 billion startup, CloudKitchens, is Uber all over again, ruled by a ‘temple of bros,’ insiders say
Uber and Lyft asked Congress to bail out their drivers. Now they can’t get enough drivers to come back to work.
Toyota subsidiary acquires Lyft self-driving division for $550M
IN THE NEWS
The Most Disturbing Part of the Latest Tesla Crash
The 2nd victim in the Tesla crash in Texas has been named. Elon Musk and police still don’t agree if the car was driving itself.
Consumer Reports proved that a Tesla will drive with nobody behind the wheel following fatal crash
Watch Consumer Reports trick Tesla’s Autopilot system
Tesla claims someone was in the driver’s seat in deadly Texas crash
Tesla admits its Full Self-Driving technology is a Level 2 system
The 6 Levels of Vehicle Autonomy Explained
Hyundai invests in teleoperations startup Ottopia as part of $9M round
TESLA KEEPS “SLAMMING ON THE BRAKES” WHEN IT SEES STOP SIGN ON BILLBOARD
Turkish crypto founder flees with reported $2 bn
Venmo just put crypto access in the palm of everyone’s hand
Bitcoin and Crypto Markets Plummet As U.S. Treasury Rumor Spreads
When the Drone Is in Your Backyard
Facebook takes down official page for French town called Bitche
Project Jengo Redux: Cloudflare’s Prior Art Search Bounty Returns
‘Downton Abbey 2’ Hitting Theaters in December With Original Cast Returning
The Space Between
Raised by YouTube
Why did you kill me?
Mortal Kombat 2021
LeVar Burton Has Officially Been Tapped to Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’ for Season 37
Hulu Plus Attracted Many of its First 2 Million Subscribers From Pirate Sites
APPS & DOODADS
Apple Watch 6
Brydge Dock for MBP 16“
New 12.9-inch iPad Pro doesn’t support the previous Magic Keyboard
See a Satellite Tonight
Star Walk 2
Facebook is building its own in-app podcast player
Facebook introduces a new miniplayer that streams Spotify within the Facebook app
AT THE LIBRARY
Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity by Scott Galloway
World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever
The Shakespeare Codex (Modern Plays) by Terry Pratchett adapted by Stephen Briggs
Minutes before Trump left office, millions of the Pentagon’s dormant IP addresses sprang to life
The Big Pentagon Internet Mystery Now Partially Solved
Signal Founder Cracks Cellebrite Phone Hacking Device, Finds It Full Of Vulns
Are delivery drivers jamming Ring cameras?
Star Wars Stormtroopers on the move
Daniel Kaminsky, Internet Security Savior, Dies at 42