A.I. awakenings, sex spies and the shortest solstice + this day in history w/“Funky Drummer” and our song of the day by Best Coast on your Morning Monarchy for December 20, 2016.
More states confirm suspected cyberattacks sourced to @DHSgov (Audio) 👾🇺🇸
The Great #AI Awakening
"We're going to have a larger permanently unemployed class in a world with AI." 🤖
'Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future'
Congress Hands Government Authority to Microchip People with ‘Mental Disabilities’?
Snopes: House Passes Bill Allowing Government to Microchip Citizens with 'Mental Disabilities'
Smart Meter Data at Crux of Arkansas Murder Case
No Privacy with Smart Meters (Audio)
New virtual 'female companion' offering more than just weather advice (Audio)
“Smart” Tech Sex Toy App Reports Back To Manufacturer How It’s Used
Filmmakers want cameras with encrypted storage 📸
Evernote Privacy Fiasco (Audio)
How @CondeNast's Food Innovation Group plans to take over the 'food internet.' 👾🍎
Winter #Solstice2016 starts #December21 ❄️
Solstice: The Earth is reaching the turning point (Audio)
It's Official: Australian ISPs Will Be Forced To Block The Pirate Bay & Other Torrent Sites
'Poppy Satellite' from the NRO
You can't trust news on Facebook – and (once again) you can't trust its web ad metrics
#ThisDayInHistory: #December20 w/#ItsAWonderfulLife, #Elvis drafted, #FunkyDrummer, #Noriega deposed, 'Roger & Me' + #PeterCriss, #UriGeller, @BillyBragg, @WattFromPedro, @TheCRB birthdays
Flashback: Baby sent through x-ray machine at LAX (Dec. 20, 2006)
Flashback: Bush can’t kick the war habit (Dec. 20, 2006)
#PumpUpThaVolume: Best Coast - "Christmas And Everyday" (Audio) 🎄🎶