Episode 163: Tim Apple

Grumpy Old Bens

Podcasting 2.0, how dating and communications have changed, math is racist, Google wants RSS back, and more on this episode of Grumpy Old Bens!!

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NOTES / LINKS:

At Least 11 Killed, 41 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/at-least-11-killed-41-wounded-in-weekend-shootings-across-chicago/ar-AAKhk1T

New Podcast Apps
http://newpodcastapps.com

Report: Facebook Blocking ‘Back the Blue’ Fundraisers
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2021/05/21/report-facebook-blocking-back-the-blue-fundraisers/

Dating Apps like Tinder and OkCupid Will Now Push Vaccinations
https://www.breitbart.com/tech/

10% of Brits had location tracked without permission for vaccine study
https://9to5mac.com/2021/05/24/location-tracked-without-permission/

Amazon, Uber And America’s Biggest Delivery Companies All Fell For Basic ‘Fake Driver’ Scam
https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2021/05/21/amazon-uber-and-americas-biggest-delivery-companies-all-fell-for-basic-fake-driver-scam/?sh=473f81f55245

Data of 100+ million Android users exposed via misconfigured cloud services
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/data-of-100-plus-million-android-users-exposed-via-misconfigured-cloud-services/

California abolishes accelerated math programs, in the name of equity
https://www.theepochtimes.com/dumbing-down-public-school-math-in-the-name-of-social-justice_3822075.html

Oregon too
https://www.oregon.gov/ode/educator-resources/standards/mathematics/Pages/default.aspx

Google wants RSS back, with Chrome follow button
https://blog.chromium.org/2021/05/an-experiment-in-helping-users-and-web.html

Dave Winer on Chrome RSS
http://scripting.com/2021/05/19.html

Facebook is still tracking you via your phone (from the ‘you don’t say…’ dept)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoffman/2021/05/22/apple-user-warning-how-to-stop-facebook-secretly-tracking-your-iphone-ipad/

Tim Cook closing testimony at Apple v. Epic’s trial
https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/22/22448139/tim-cook-epic-fortnite-trial-testimony-privacy-iap-antitrust

Github enables video uploads
https://github.blog/2021-05-13-video-uploads-available-github/

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