I Need You, Wednesday February 20th
RIP Karl Lagerfeld; Instagram fundraiser stickers; National Geographic hits 100M; MTV: Facebook Watch quiz show; Budweiser x Charlize Theron; Westeros at SXSW; Amazon Rekognition: audited; McDonald's and UberEats; The Atlantic and Errol Morris: no sizzle; Bernie Sanders 2020 campaign ad.
For the Love of God, Stop Renting Routers from Comcast (2018), vice.com
Google Says the Built-In Mic it Never Told Nest Users about was not a Secret, businessinsider.com
WiFi Hides Inside a USB Cable, hackaday.com
Google says the built-in microphone in Nest Secure devices, which it had never disclosed earlier in the tech specs, was "never intended to be a secret", businessinsider.com
Russian Hackers Targeted European Research Groups, Microsoft Says, nytimes.com
Elon Musk Promises a Really Truly Self-Driving Tesla in 2020, wired.com
These hyper-efficient solar panels could actually live on your roof soon, techcrunch.com
This Waifu Does Not Exist, thiswaifudoesnotexist.net
Netflix says new episodes of “Arrested Development” will debut on March 15, techcrunch.com
Image recognition startup ViSenze raises $20M Series C, techcrunch.com
Yes, I am editing, which is why it is semi-automated. And yes, I do understand the scepticism around the notion of information these days, be it real or fake, but what I am culling is mainly double-ups of information as a lot of the sources end up reporting on the same things. See, the funny thing about information is, there’s never enough unique stuff going around.
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