July 14, 2021

514: The Carmen Sandiego Line

514: The Carmen Sandiego Line

We hear from Norway; billionaires in the... upper atmosphere? Just pay your taxes; Biden's Big Tech executive order; Trump's lawsuit has a problem...the law; Facebook owns a city; remote workers aren't leaving cities; TikTok meets LinkedIn; YouTube algorithm recommends policy violating content; bye, Knewz, we never knew ya; Monsters at Work; Black Widow & the new movie business; Summer of Soul; the joy of buying & cancelling; AI soundtracks; car talk; Audacity spyware; Iran's trains hacked; REvil disappears; Cosby wants to tour; Toomics reports... itself.


We hear from Norway; billionaires in the... upper atmosphere? Just pay your taxes; Biden's Big Tech executive order; Trump's lawsuit has a problem...the law; Facebook owns a city; remote workers aren't leaving cities; TikTok meets LinkedIn; YouTube algorithm recommends policy violating content; bye, Knewz, we never knew ya; Monsters at Work; Black Widow & the new movie business; Summer of Soul; the joy of buying & cancelling; AI soundtracks; car talk; Audacity spyware; Iran's trains hacked; REvil disappears; Cosby wants to tour; Toomics reports... itself.

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SHOW NOTES


IN THE NEWS

Richard Branson Reaches Space on Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity

Elon Musk booked a trip to space with Virgin Galactic

Biden’s wide-ranging executive order covers Big Tech, net neutrality and more

Trump sues tech firms for blocking him, and fund-raises off it.

Donald J. Trump: Why I’m Suing Big Tech

Black Mirror in Real Life: Facebook Now Owns and is Developing a City

Remote workers are moving out of big cities — but not to the Midwest

TikTok wants you to send video resumes directly to brands to land your next gig

TikTok will automate video removals for nudity and violence

Mozilla Investigation: YouTube Algorithm Recommends Videos that Violate the Platform’s Very Own Policies

Judge dismisses Amazon’s legal challenge to JEDI after contract cancelation

Rupert Murdoch’s answer to Google News is dead after only 18 months

MEDIA CANDY

Star Wars: Rebels

Monsters at Work

‘The Witcher’ season 2 will hit Netflix on December 17th

What Black Widow’s $60 Million Disney+ Haul Actually Means

Loki

Barry Diller says streaming services killed the movie business as he knew it

Summer of Soul

Exclusive TED chats are coming to Clubhouse

Peacock

Epsteins Shadow: Ghislaine Maxwell

Lilyhammer

APPS & DOODADS

Throbber

Parallels 16

ScreenFlow 10

Does Your Video Need a Better Soundtrack? Ask an AI to Write One

AT THE LIBRARY

There Is No Antimemetics Division by qntm

Polar Vortex by Matthew Mather

How to Live by Derek Sivers

Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving by Celeste Headlee

An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook’s Battle for Domination by Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang

SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

Recorded Future

Audacity 3.0 called spyware over data collection changes by new owner

MUSE GROUP CONTINUES TONE DEAF HANDLING OF AUDACITY

Cyber-attack disrupts Iran’s national railway system

The world’s biggest ransomware gang just disappeared from the internet

MORON OF THE WEEK

BILL COSBY WANTS TO DO COMEDY TOUR AGAIN Docuseries in Works

Toomics Reports Its Own Website for Copyright Infringements

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