Modern life is rubbish; fast food moves to robots; Uber gets disrupted; Alzheimer’s breakthrough; DARPA derps; Feds find Fappening phisher; Amazon Echo; funded fan films; sponsored content kills journalism, internet; LSD microdoses for internet addiction.
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SlideBelts – Belts without holes
SXSW showed me Here’s Active Listening buds are a sound idea
IN THE NEWS
Anonymous Just Made Good on Its War Against Donald Trump in One Massive Cyberattack
For 80 Years, Young Americans Have Been Getting More Anxious and Depressed, and No One Is Quite Sure Why
Carl’s Jr CEO wants to replace all human workers with robots
Google Puts Boston Dynamics Up for Sale in Robotics Retreat
Domino’s Is Launching A Self-Driving Pizza Delivery Robot. No Really
Millions just watched a computer program beat Lee Sedol at the game he dominates. Welcome to the club.
The FCC Is Auctioning Off Airwaves: Here’s What That Could Mean for Your Mobile Phone Service
Uber Launches Instant Pay Pilot as It Battles Lyft for Drivers
Unmasking Startup L. Jackson, Silicon Valley’s Favorite Twitter Persona
NPR decides it won’t promote its podcasts or NPR One on air
Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s
New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function
DARPA’s ‘Improv’ initiative crowdsources solutions to DIY terrorists
I stayed in a hotel with Android light switches and it was just as bad as you’d imagine by Matthew Garrett
Hat tip to Kenny
Re/code Decode Podcast, hosted by Kara Swisher
You Can Be Hacked From Anywhere (Orion Hindawi, CEO, Tanium)
Tanium: Endpoint Security and Systems Management
Feds Snag Man Who Got Jennifer Lawrence’s Naked Photos From iCloud
How to Recognize and Prevent Social Engineering Attacks
Social Engineer Inc.
AT THE LIBRARY
Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi
SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS
There’s A Hidden Basketball Game On Facebook Messenger
Jesse James Firearms Unlimited
The Big Short
Too Big To Fail
How to Watch March Madness Online Without Paying for Cable
It’s Official: Disney Is Making a Fifth Indiana Jones Movie, Starring Harrison Ford
Xena comes out, finally: The rebooted “Warrior Princess” won’t just wink at her romantic relationship
Watch the Morbidly Charming First Trailer for Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Paramount Files a Really Long List of Star Trek Trivia in Their Fan Film Lawsuit
THE WEB’S NOT DEAD
The Rest Is Advertising
C Is for Cookie Monster in an iPhone Siri Ad
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?
Bridge Building Drones
Can very small doses of LSD make you a better worker? I decided to try it.
Bye Bye Brushing: Nanoparticles Are Coming to Save Your Teeth
Grime Life Podcast