May 6, 2022

552: Facehuggers

552: Facehuggers

Music for TikTok; NFTs flatlining, still; WAGMI, bro; MyPillow guy re-banned from Twitter; Google fires more AI researchers; Meta's "laptop for the face"; Wikimedia won't take your crypto; Russians steal farm vehicles, they get bricked; the fragility of the blockchain; electioneering on OnlyFans; Grumpy Young Men; Weird Al; George Carlin; Grace & Frankie; Star Trek falters, Star Wars shines; NASA ring tones; Wristcam; Wordle's NYT bump; terms of service; cable testing; Circle K from Bill & Ted closing, bogus dude!


Music for TikTok; NFTs flatlining, still; WAGMI, bro; MyPillow guy re-banned from Twitter; Google fires more AI researchers; Meta's "laptop for the face"; Wikimedia won't take your crypto; Russians steal farm vehicles, they get bricked; the fragility of the blockchain; electioneering on OnlyFans; Grumpy Young Men; Weird Al; George Carlin; Grace & Frankie; Star Trek falters, Star Wars shines; NASA ring tones; Wristcam; Wordle's NYT bump; terms of service; cable testing; Circle K from Bill & Ted closing, bogus dude!

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FOLLOW UP

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IN THE NEWS

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell was re-banned from Twitter 3 hours after returning to the platform since his initial ban in 2021

Google fires another AI researcher who reportedly challenged findings

Meta's Project Cambria VR headset likened to 'a laptop for the face'

The Wikimedia Foundation won't accept crypto donations anymore

Russians plunder $5M farm vehicles from Ukraine — to find they've been remotely disabled

Yuga Labs’ Metaverse Land Sale Underscores Pressure on Ethereum

A 29-year-old progressive running for Congress thinks her honesty — and her OnlyFans — could help her win

Alexandra M. Hunt on OnlyFans


MEDIA CANDY

Queen of the South

Ozark

Better Call Saul

Grumpy Young Men

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story | Teaser Trailer | The Roku Channel

George Carlin's American Dream | Official Trailer | HBO

Grace & Frankie

Netflix cancels 'Space Force' after two seasons

'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' has promise, and the usual frustrations

NASA Audio and Ringtones

Totally bogus! 'Bill & Ted' Circle K in Tempe is closing


APPS & DOODADS

Get 1Password!

1Password 8 for Mac is here!

Wristcam

Shot on Apple Watch Awards

Neutron and Visual Mixer Now Available Natively on Apple silicon

Wordle brought 'tens of millions' of users to The New York Times

Mela app


SECURITY HAH!

CyberWire launches CISA Cybersecurity Alerts: A first-of-its-kind public service audio feed for urgent threat advisories.

Obi-Wan Kenobi | Official Trailer | Disney+

Star Wars on Disney+

How to watch the Star Wars movies in order: Every order from chronological timeline to release date

Terms of Service; Didn't Read

USB-C Cable Tester Quickly Indicates Which Type of Cable You Have

C2C caberQU - USB C cable tester Kickstarter


CLOSING SHOUT-OUTS

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Techmeme Ride Home

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