Aug. 25, 2021

519: Can Someone Loan Me a Toddler?

519: Can Someone Loan Me a Toddler?

Back to Windows; Mr. White Hat returns the stolen crypto; Elon jokes about Tesla Autopilot failures; California gig worker initiative unconstitutional; Facebook admits misleading COVID info is top performing content; purge your Tweets, people; Netflix gets clickbaity; the Hustler; Grace & Frankie; Gimlet's been a bust for Spotify; Nextdoor, for business; Jobs NFT; Cybersecurity resources; Microsoft Power App data leak; iPhone zero-clock exploit; skateboarding, same as it ever was; NFT dining; forgetting CAPS LOCK sign of intelligence.


Back to Windows; Mr. White Hat returns the stolen crypto; Elon jokes about Tesla Autopilot failures; California gig worker initiative unconstitutional; Facebook admits misleading COVID info is top performing content; purge your Tweets, people; Netflix gets clickbaity; the Hustler; Grace & Frankie; Gimlet's been a bust for Spotify; Nextdoor, for business; Jobs NFT; Cybersecurity resources; Microsoft Power App data leak; iPhone zero-clock exploit; skateboarding, same as it ever was; NFT dining; forgetting CAPS LOCK sign of intelligence.

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FOLLOW UP

Poly Network says it has recovered all $610 million it lost in cryptocurrency heist


Elon Musk joked about Tesla autopilot mistakes as the technology faces scrutiny: 'I actually have a T-shirt with a stop sign on it. If you flash the car, it will stop.'


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AI gave Val Kilmer his voice back. But critics worry the technology could be misused.


IN THE NEWS


Court rules California gig worker initiative is unconstitutional, a setback to Uber and Lyft


Facebook says post that cast doubt on covid-19 vaccine was most popular on the platform from January through March


Why Did Facebook Let a Man Livestream His Bomb Threat Near the U.S. Capitol for Hours?


Global Affairs Canada is purging websites, social media amid Taliban takeover


MEDIA CANDY

The Clickbaitification of Netflix


The Hustler


Grace and Frankie


Spotify spent $230 million on Gimlet, but leaked data shows the podcast studio has lagged behind others at the audio giant. Insiders cite unclear strategy and internal tensions.


APPS & DOODADS

Elon Musk unveils 'Tesla bot,' a humanoid robot that would be made from Tesla's self-driving AI


Lumen's metabolism tracking app comes to the Apple Watch


Steve Jobs Inscribed and Signed Apple II Manual


AT THE LIBRARY

A Gift Of Time" by Jerry Merritt


The Cellar by Katherine Lo


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire


Dave Bittner


Hacking Humans


Caveat


Recorded Future


The Bad Batch


Here are some beginner Cybersecurity and Information Security resources that are free!


Computer Scientist Explains Machine Learning in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED


Data leak exposed 38 million records, including COVID-19 vaccination statuses


A Hacker Stole and Then Returned $600 Million


New zero-click iPhone exploit used to deploy NSO spyware


Skateboard Tricks and Topological Flips


MORON OF THE WEEK

The 1st NFT Restaurant - New York City


BRIC-A-BRAC

Science Confirms That Forgetting Things Is Actually A Sign Of Very High Intelligence

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