Sept. 8, 2021

521: Beans!

521: Beans!

That missing Cure track; Apple walks back iPhone image scanning, to add Driver's Licenses to Wallet; Moscow subway facial recognition; WhatsApp fined; Facebook apologies for racist AI; Virgin Galactic off-course; ISS is cracked; Gen-Z developing unexplained tics from social media, beans; Enemies of the State; the Protege; Rick James; Dyson love; Ryan Holiday; Mac Mini; geeking out over Lego; decent customer service; O.MG Cable; ProtonMail logs & court orders; Mandy Patinkin, the Dinner Party; Zoom Dysmorphia; beans.


That missing Cure track; Apple walks back iPhone image scanning, to add Driver's Licenses to Wallet; Moscow subway facial recognition; WhatsApp fined; Facebook apologies for racist AI; Virgin Galactic off-course; ISS is cracked; Gen-Z developing unexplained tics from social media, beans; Enemies of the State; the Protege; Rick James; Dyson love; Ryan Holiday; Mac Mini; geeking out over Lego; decent customer service; O.MG Cable; ProtonMail logs & court orders; Mandy Patinkin, the Dinner Party; Zoom Dysmorphia; beans.

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FOLLOW UP

The Feds Want to Know What the McFuck Is Going On With the McFlurry Machines


IN THE NEWS

Apple delays its criticized plan to scan iPhones for child exploitation images


Apple to Add Driver’s Licenses to Apple Wallet


Subway Passengers in Moscow Will Be Able to Pay for the Ride With Their Faces


Whatsapp hit by £225million fine


Facebook Apologizes After A.I. Puts ‘Primates’ Label on Video of Black Men


Spaceship carrying Richard Branson flew off course, FAA is investigating


The FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spaceship after flight deviation


The ISS is cracked and facing ‘irreparable’ failures – and they could be about to get much worse


Gen Z Is Developing Unexplained Tics After Going Online, And Doctors Are Concerned


Why You Should Want Driverless Cars On Roads Now


MEDIA CANDY

Enemies of the State


The Protege


BITCHIN’: THE SOUND AND FURY OF RICK JAMES


Billions


Review: Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez strike gold in 'Only Murders in the Building'


APPS & DOODADS

Dyson Outsize


Your smartphone is not making you dumber — digital tech can enhance our cognitive abilities


Trillion-frames-per-second camera takes photos of light moving


Pharrell- and Grimes-backed music startup Roli files for administration and reboots as Luminary to refocus on beginner musicians

AT THE LIBRARY

Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday


Courage Is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave by Ryan Holiday


A Book of Secrets: Finding Solace in a Stubborn World by Derren Brown


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire


Dave Bittner


Hacking Humans


Caveat


Recorded Future


A Customer Discovered Their $350 Lego Set was Missing Pieces. The Company's Response Was Brilliant


Someone paid more than $300K for a fake Banksy NFT — and the scammer gave it all back


This Seemingly Normal Lightning Cable Will Leak Everything You Type


O.MG CABLE - C-TO-C DIRECTIONAL


ProtonMail Logs Activist's IP Address With Authorities After Swiss Court Order


BRIC-A-BRAC

Tearful Mandy Patinkin Shares Emotional ‘Princess Bride’ Story With Grieving Fan


The Dinner Party


Zoom Dysmorphia Is Following People Into the Real World


Gut instinct could see you fall for COVID misinformation


CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

MICHAEL K. WILLIAMS DEAD AT 54

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