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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Show Notes

FOLLOW UP

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

MEDIA CANDY

Captain Fantastic

‘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

Nobody

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

Music Antenna

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

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

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

CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

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