#MorningMonarchy: February 13, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: February 13, 2018Olympics hack, Twitter stacks and AI conversation hearts + this day in history w/European Vega rocket launch and our song of the day by Wye Oak on your Morning Monarchy for February 13, 2018.

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The coolest tech innovations you'll see at South Korea's 2018 Winter #Olympics 🍞🎪
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/962909067344625664

Cybersecurity researchers say #Olympics hacker aimed to embarrass // #PyeongChang2018 Organizers Won’t Tell Who Hacked the Winter Olympics
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963268228981010432

Winter #Olympics Website Hacked During Opening Ceremony (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963290475456163840

FBI Establishes Task Force to Target Alternative Media
https://twitter.com/NewsBud_/status/961303098051280897

Once labelled ‘the scandal that wouldn’t die,’ the #PROMIS affair centered around the DOJ's theft of controversial software and far-reaching fallout which included everything from fraud and covert surveillance to Danny Casolaro’s mysterious death
https://twitter.com/MuckRock/status/961340619707777025

911 fees paid by phone customers “stolen” by states to fill budget gaps ☎️💸
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963239601291718657

General Dynamics to Buy CSRA in Potential $9.6B Deal 👾
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963182577401016320

Twitter makes money for first time ever, but problems remain
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/961800282836553728

Twitter Stock Soars After Posting First Real Profit (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963291594668437504

Twitter posts a profit for the first time
https://twitter.com/adage/status/963189781348929542

Botched ICO leaks users’ passport data, calls police on guy who found the bug
https://twitter.com/AphixJS/status/962747338325454849

Yoti: Your passport and licence in an app
https://twitter.com/getyoti/status/958012041297580033

Purdue startup progresses image recognition
https://twitter.com/RachelDTobias/status/963121672915247108

SpaceX Landed the Falcon Heavy's Two Boosters, But Its Core Clipped Its Drone Ship at 300 MPH
https://twitter.com/TccBacker44/status/961408310607007744

Elon Musk describing Core failure (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963292650051796992

Newly-discovered asteroid just days away from Earth
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/961793199802023937

Man Who Traveled to Watch Historic SpaceX Launch Found Dead in Motel
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/962717730750177280

John Perry Barlow, Internet Pioneer, 1947-2018
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/961677709108830208

Activist and @EFF co-founder #JohnPerryBarlow has died at 71
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/961393676281839616

William Blum: “Fake News” Is Fake News
https://twitter.com/21WIRE/status/962063990904860672

German court rules Facebook use of personal data illegal
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/963125072595734530

Unilever threatens to cut back online ads over 'toxic' content
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/963124632659349505

These AI-generated candy heart messages are super weird
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/962569566353149953

The next trend in driverless cars - the motherless stroller! Now you can ignore your kid in style, before they are old enough to hold their own babysitting fondle slab!
https://twitter.com/jessejamesorwel/status/962318183742038016

#Smartbe intelligent stroller on Indiegogo now! (Jan. 22, 2016) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963293584811175936

#ThisDayInHistory: #February13 w/The European Space Agency (@ESA) conducted the first launch of the European Vega rocket from Europe's spaceport in #Kourou, French Guiana in 2012 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963476289351897088

+ #Galileo trial, @ASCAP formed, #FrankSinatra unveils @RepriseRecords, '#BlackSabbath'/'#FramptonComesAlive' released, #MarvinGaye sang at #NBAAllStar , #KimJongNam assassinated
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963477049280159745

Flashback: Ron Paul Calls for March on Washington dc (Feb. 13, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/ron-paul-calls-for-march-on-washington/

Flashback: Critics Attack Sonic Youth Blaster (Feb. 13, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/critics-attack-sonic-youth-blaster/

Flashback: The Man Who Says he’s JFK's Son (Feb. 13, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/man-who-says-hes-jfks-son/

Flashback: West Virginia Bill Turns Traffic Cameras Into Spy Cameras (Feb. 13, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/west-virginia-bill-turns-traffic/

Flashback: Los Alamos - Nuke Violations & Classified Info Breaches (Feb. 13, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/los-alamos-nuke-violations-classified/

Flashback: Q: What Do The 9/11 & Nazi Trials Have in Common?
a: they’re both connected to the bush crime family (Feb. 13, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/q-what-do-911-nazi-trials-have-in/

Flashback: Spy Cams Go Live in the District of Criminals (Feb. 13, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/02/spy-cams-go-live-in-district-of/

+ #TennesseeErnieFord, #ChuckYeager, #KimNovak, #PeterTork, #PeterGabriel, #PeterHook, @cevinKey, #HenryRollins, #RandyMoss birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963477768565547008

#PumpUpThaVolume: Wye Oak - "The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/963283354119421952