Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Stop Ubering, Start Hoverboarding

If You've Ridden With Uber, Your Personal Info Isn't Safe. Uber said it protects you from spying. But security sources say otherwise.
Digg Editions
Morning · Tue, Dec 13
SILICON VALLEY: ACTUALLY BAD?
SHARING MORE THAN JUST RIDES
If You've Ridden With Uber, Your Personal Info Isn't Safe
revealnews.org
Uber said it protects you from spying. But security sources say otherwise.
IT DID HAPPEN
Google Won't Alter Holocaust-Denying Result For 'Did The Holocaust Happen'
gizmodo.com
TIME RAN OUT
The Inside Story Behind Pebble's Demise
backchannel.com
The CEO of the feisty smartwatch company explains what went wrong, and why Fitbit scooped it up.
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CHILL OUT, NETFLIX
PARADISE REBOOTED
Unpacking The Role Of Music In 'Black Mirror' Episode 'San Junipero'
noisey.vice.com
How trashy pop music and visceral nostalgia helped define the era, environment, and atmosphere of 2016's greatest love story.
'THE OA'
WATCH: Netflix Has A Mysterious New Show Coming Friday And It Looks Fantastic
digg.com
This trailer — which introduces us to a woman who went missing for seven years, during which her blindness was cured — is the first we've heard (or seen) of "The OA," but oh boy we are already hooked.
'MY PRESIDENT WAS BLACK'
Ta-Nehisi Coates On The Obama Presidency — And What Comes Next
theatlantic.com
Barack Obama's victories in 2008 and 2012 were dismissed by some of his critics as merely symbolic for African Americans. But there is nothing "mere" about symbols.
GETTING IN A SPACE JAM
RETCON MIDICHLORIANS
What 'Star Wars' Learned From Its Prequel Problem
theverge.com
How does "Rogue One" avoid the mistakes of "The Phantom Menace?"
SORRY, ALBERT
Gravitational Wave Discovery May Actually Hint At Breakdown Of General Relativity
scientificamerican.com
It was hailed as an elegant confirmation of Einstein's general theory of relativity — but ironically the discovery of gravitational waves earlier this year could herald the first evidence that the theory breaks down at the edge of black holes.
HOT SHOTS
What A Rocket Launch Does To A Camera 45 Yards Away
petapixel.com
WINTRY VIDEO OF THE DAY
MOMS EVERYWHERE DEEPLY NERVOUS
Child Legend Rides A Hoverboard While Shoveling His Snowy Driveway
digg.com
We salute this child and his very smart/dumb idea.
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Hoverboards may not be safe, but at least they don't steal your personal data.

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