The true purpose of Twitter has been discovered and it’s unsurprisingly about poo. San Francisco moves to Silicon Beach. Bring on man-poo beach. Security is off the hook. A bunch of new podcasts to check out. And Jason finally gives up on the FitBit.
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Apple rumored to turn huge downtown LA building into flagship store, office space
Moving On Up: Google Just Bought 12 Acres Of Land In Playa Vista
Take a Look at Twitter’s New Buildings in Santa Monica
Vapid 0020 – Quantified Masturbation
That Facebook Copyright Thing Is Meaningless and You Should Stop Sharing It
One Weird Trick to Stop Facebook Hoaxes
Technology is making us blind: The dangerous complacency of the iPhone era
How Medium is trying to bring back the web we lost
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
IN THE NEWS
‘Gangnam Style’ Is So Popular It Broke YouTube’s View Counter
Supreme Court Facebook Case 2014: Anthony Elonis Lawsuit Asks Whether Violent Posts Should Be Considered Real Threats
Zillow sued for alleged sexual harassment described as ‘torture’
Obama wants to buy 50,000 body cams for police, monitor military gear handouts
Ridesharing firm Uber suspends operations in Nevada
Uber takes “disciplinary actions” against NY boss, likely involving high-fives
I quit: Miseries of an Uber driver
When Is Driving for Uber Actually Worth It?
Uber job applicant says he was given access to passenger data for an entire day
When the Forces of Media Disruption Hit Home
Music publishers finally pull the trigger, sue an ISP over piracy
AT&T told to stop calling U-verse the “Fastest Internet for the price”
James Watson selling Nobel prize ‘because no-one wants to admit I exist’
James Watson Throws a Fit
All PayPal accounts were 1 click away from hijacking
Point-of-Sale systems breached at major US parking garage operator
Sony Kept Thousands of Passwords in a Folder Named “Password”
Exclusive: FBI warns of ‘destructive’ malware in wake of Sony attack
Sony Pictures Investigates North Korea Link In Hack Attack
Sony Pictures Hack — 5 Things You Need To Know
Skimmer Innovation: ‘Wiretapping’ ATMs
Twitter to start snooping at which apps you have installed – here’s how to opt out
Europe’s next privacy war is with websites silently tracking users
The Tragic Password Mistake Hackers Are Hoping You’ll Make
Are you a robot? Introducing “No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA”
Amazon’s frightening CIA partnership: Capitalism, corporations and our massive new surveillance state
Operation Cleaver Report
What Happens When Spies Can Eavesdrop on Any Conversation?
AT THE LIBRARY
Wool by Hugh Howey
Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age
Wide-ranging conversation with Portland’s KBOO about Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself
The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
By The Way, In Conversation with Jeff Garlin – Interview with Stephen Merchant
AMC’s spoiling of the Walking Dead on Facebook and Instagram. Nice job assholes.
American Psycho by The (sorta) Misfits
Cuts From the Crypt
You’ll never guess which pop band has the most sophisticated song lyrics of all time
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
After I Saw This, My Bananas Never Went Bad Again!
CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music – Nigel Stanford
Lad Gets Lucky As He Runs Out Of Toilet Roll On A Train