April 22, 2022

550: We Don’t Build Anything

550: We Don’t Build Anything

Coachella & Revolve; becoming a Gigillionaire; masks off; web scraping is legal; unionization is in the air, but $30 an hour for retail; Netflix stock drop, taking a page from Spotify; quantum computing and Rydberg polaritons; Romancing the Stone & Ghostbusters; the Batman; Picard disappointments; #Adulting; sexy backpacks; label created is not shipped; Honey; salt, salt, salt; the Broken Room; Roland; CNN+ shutting down; hot cable talk; revisiting smart home problems; DNS options; cyber security advisory; the wolf of Crypto; Elon Musk is back in MOTW; Binance's unfortunate branded hashtag.


Coachella & Revolve; becoming a Gigillionaire; masks off; web scraping is legal; unionization is in the air, but $30 an hour for retail; Netflix stock drop, taking a page from Spotify; quantum computing and Rydberg polaritons; Romancing the Stone & Ghostbusters; the Batman; Picard disappointments; #Adulting; sexy backpacks; label created is not shipped; Honey; salt, salt, salt; the Broken Room; Roland; CNN+ shutting down; hot cable talk; revisiting smart home problems; DNS options; cyber security advisory; the wolf of Crypto; Elon Musk is back in MOTW; Binance's unfortunate branded hashtag.

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IN THE NEWS

Uber and Lyft drop mask requirements for US drivers and passengers

Web scraping is legal, US appeals court reaffirms

Instagram enables product tagging for everyone in the US

Apple workers at New York store call for minimum wage of $30 per hour

Netflix plans to offer cheaper ad-supported subscription tiers

An Ancient Namibian Stone Could Hold The Key to Unlocking Quantum Computers


MEDIA CANDY

The Batman

Obamas to Leave Spotify, Seek Podcast Deal Elsewhere

Star Trek Picard - No More Reviews, I'm Out

Bill Maher: #Adulting


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HEMUDU Dual Monitor Articulating Desk Mount Arm Stand - Vertical Stack Screen Supports Two 13 to 34 Inch Computer Monitors with C Clamp

Elgato Wave Mic Arm LP

Honey

Dropbox Passwords

The lickable-TV guy created electric chopsticks to make food taste saltier


AT THE LIBRARY

The Broken Room by Peter Clines

Roland celebrates 50 years of music gear with glossy new book

PUSH: J. Grant Brittain - ‘80s Skateboarding Photography


SECURITY HAH!

The CyberWire

Dave Bittner

Hacking Humans

Caveat

CNN+ Is Shutting Down Just Weeks After It Launched

What is 1.1.1.1?

Quad9

OpenDNS

5 Eyes issues joint cyber security advisory


MORON OF THE WEEK

'Wolf of Wall Street' inspiration Jordan Belfort reportedly charged $40,000 for a 2-day crypto workshop at his Miami estate — three years after he called Bitcoin a 'mass delusion'

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Binance adds a branded hashtag to Twitter that closely resembles a swastika


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