Nov. 26, 2022

580: #DystopiYAY!

580: #DystopiYAY!

Claritin to the rescue; Jack wasn't all that great; Trump is back, no he's not; celebrities leaving Twitter, questioning social media; Scrooge McMusk not paying contractors, charities; Sam-Bankman-Fried, FTX lawsuits; New York restricts crypto mining; EU investigating TikTok; Elizabeth Holmes sentences for fraud; Foxconn protests in China; FCC finally cuts off a voice provider for robocalls; A Christmas Story Christmas; Slow Horses; the Peripheral; Andor; Downton Abbey; Love, Actually; Disney Bobiverse; 1899; ScreenFlow Pro; self-driving betas for Christmas; social media alternatives; robots with deadly force; voice assistants are failures, financially; Meta's leaky Pixel; death by selfie.


Claritin to the rescue; Jack wasn't all that great; Trump is back, no he's not; celebrities leaving Twitter, questioning social media; Scrooge McMusk not paying contractors, charities; Sam-Bankman-Fried, FTX lawsuits; New York restricts crypto mining; EU investigating TikTok; Elizabeth Holmes sentences for fraud; Foxconn protests in China; FCC finally cuts off a voice provider for robocalls; A Christmas Story Christmas; Slow Horses; the Peripheral; Andor; Downton Abbey; Love, Actually; Disney Bobiverse; 1899; ScreenFlow Pro; self-driving betas for Christmas; social media alternatives; robots with deadly force; voice assistants are failures, financially; Meta's leaky Pixel; death by selfie.

Show notes at https://gog.show/580


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IN THE NEWS

Elon Musk Reinstates Donald Trump’s Twitter Account

Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump

All the Celebrities Who’ve Quit Twitter Because of Elon Musk

"Enjoy it before it destroys your soul" – why Trent Reznor, Joe Bonamassa and Jack White are withdrawing from social media channels

Twitter is reportedly failing to pay some suppliers amidst cost-cutting measures

Twitter is Going Great!

Sam Bankman-Fried, Elon Musk, and a secret text

From Tom Brady to Shaq, FTX’s Celebrity Promoters May Be On the Hook for Damages

New York's crypto mining restrictions are the first in the nation

EU confirms multiple ongoing investigations into TikTok data practices

Elizabeth Holmes Is Sentenced to More Than 11 Years for Fraud

Protests break out at a major iPhone factory in China

Mass resignations of iPhone workers after unrest, with report of 30% production loss

FCC cuts off a voice provider for failing to protect against robocalls


MEDIA CANDY

A Christmas Story Christmas

Slow Horses

The Peripheral

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Love Actually Cast Reuniting for 20th Anniversary TV Special

Bob Iger is returning as Disney CEO in a dramatic shakeup

Amazon Plans to Invest $1 Billion a Year in Movies for Theaters

‘Avatar 2’ Is So Expensive It Must Become the ‘Fourth or Fifth Highest-Grossing Film in History’ Just to Break Even

Planet Money - Sam Bankman-Fried and the spectacular fall of his crypto empire, FTX

Something's Burning - 1-Year of Access pass.


APPS & DOODADS

ScreenFlow Pro 10

Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ Beta is now available to everyone in North America

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San Francisco police seek permission for its robots to use deadly force

Amazon Alexa is a “colossal failure,” on pace to lose $10 billion this year


SECURITY HAH!

Husband Lured Wife for a Selfie on Cliff Edge Before Killing Her

Researchers say iPhone usage data isn't as anonymous as Apple claims

Tax prep websites have been sending sensitive financial data to Facebook

MetaMask will start collecting user IP addresses

Ethereum: MetaMask Privacy Policy Is Worse Than It Looks At First Glance – Here’s Why

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