#MorningMonarchy: September 5, 2017


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Unassailable fortresses, email scammers and emotionless chatbots + this day in history w/Black September and our song of the day by KMFDM on your Morning Monarchy for September 5, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Hikers Say the Columbia River Gorge is Burning Because Teenage Boys Were Tossing Firecrackers Off a Cliff
http://www.wweek.com/news/2017/09/04/hikers-say-the-columbia-river-gorge-is-burning-because-teenagers-were-tossing-firecrackers-off-a-cliff/

Great ball of fire: Witnesses report streaking meteor over B.C.
http://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/canada/great-ball-of-fire-witnesses-report-streaking-meteor-over-b-c-1.3575277

“People Are So Afraid Of Google Now”: Here’s Why
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/903046955726725120

We Told You So: Google Is NSA
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/904878073086185474

The Juicero Story: Silicon Valley is not an unassailable fortress. It is a rotting husk, waiting to be replaced.
https://twitter.com/apolloslater/status/903995607144173570

United Technologies buys Rockwell Collins for $22.75 billion
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/904870247622217728

Video streaming player pioneer Roku seeks $100M in IPO
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/903797610045169664

Gab threatened by domain registrar with deactivation, forced to censor accounts
https://twitter.com/apolloslater/status/904861796682665984

#Bitcoin Crashes Over 8% After This One Bold Move By #China
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/904756265158549504

An email scammer kept asking for a copy of my passport so I sent him this and he is extremely upset about it…
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/903880713187020800

Companion robots and the ethical implications of intimate human-machine relationships
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/904775799986831360

Emotionless #chatbots taking over customer service is bad news for consumers
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/904756631946256384

#GoodNewsNextWeek: Build Your Own Human Chain
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/904836218806038529

#ThisDayInHistory #September5 w/#BlackSeptember terrorists pull #MunichMassacre at #Olympics (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/905116002337165312

+ #CrazyHorse, #MyLai, #Voyager40, #TheSmiths’ ‘Rank’ LP
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/905117874422857729

+ #JohnCage, #BobNewhart, #FreddieMercury birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/905118101213028354

#PumpUpThaVolume: KMFDM – “Fake News” 🔥 📰 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/904045849600069632