Hacked accounts, policing algorithms and the rise of the restaurant robots + this day in history w/the birth of 'Kid A' and our song of the day by The Prodigy on your Morning Monarchy for October 2, 2018.
CNN and BBC Losing Arabic and Spanish Audience to Russian Broadcaster RT
Unprecedented Security Breach: 50 Million Facebook Accounts Hacked (Audio)
facebook #blocked users from posting some stories about its #securitybreach
Facebook Sued By PTSD-Stricken Moderator Over "Rape, Torture, Bestiality, Beheadings, Suicide And Murder"
.@WhatsApp co-founder: "I sold my users' privacy" to @facebook
Uber settles for $148 million with 50 U.S. states over 2016 data
Toyota Agrees to Add Android Auto in Its Cars
Nissan is launching an on-demand, self-driving taxi service (Audio)
Elon Musk agrees to pay $20 million and quit as Tesla chairman in deal with SEC
.@ElonMusk Out as @Tesla Chair, Reaches $40 Million SEC (@SEC_News) Settlement (Audio)
PayPal Sued Over Block of Alex Jones, Infowars
Ex-Google employee warns of ‘disturbing’ China plans
@JeffBezos jumps on the MICC bandwagon, building engines for heavy launch vehicle that pushes military satellites into orbit
FBI makes suspect unlock #iPhoneX in first confirmed instance of forced Face ID 📱🔎
People living in less affluent and less white areas are targeted for greater policing because that's where algorithms tell police to go.
Twitter wants to crack down on 'dehumanizing #language'
Saving pedestrian lives by using public cameras to communicate with smartphones
The Ukrainian Site Puts New Persons On The Hit List
"Everything smart has a problem": Cybergeddon looms
#Transhumanists: Meet the #men who want to #live #forever
"We will get regular #body #upgrades": what will #humans look like in 100 years?
Meet the B.C. man who uses body-modifying #technology to enhance physical #capabilities
MEET THE #TRANSHUMANISTS TURNING THEMSELVES INTO #CYBORGS
The Ethics Of #Transhumanism And The #Cult Of Futurist #Biotech
Killer robots are on the way, and they’re a threat to humanity
Sex robot brothel planned for Houston comes to a halt amid allegations owner misrepresented business
All You Need Is Love? This is Just Sad... An Alarming Number of People Falling in Love With Robots Relying on Scripted AI to meet their Emotional Needs
Rise of Restaurant Robots
.@CedarRobotics makes end-to-end restaurant automation systems (Audio)
#ThisDayinHistory: #October2 w/#Radiohead's highly-anticipated fourth album, '#KidA', was released in 2000 (Audio)
+ #TexasRevolution, '#TwilightZone' debuts, @GratefulDead arrested, #RockHudson dies of AIDS, #BeltwaySniper/#DCSniper shooting spree begins, #NickelMines Amish school shooting
Flashback: Congress Ends 9/11 Workers’ Health Care Bill // Bloomberg Plans Re-Election By Rewriting Term Limit Law // Schwarzenegger Vetoes Bill Honoring Harvey Milk // Pelosi Paid Husband With PAC Funds // McCain: “I Always Aspire To Be A Dictator” // FBI Prevents Agents From Telling ‘Truth' About 9/11 On PBS (Oct. 2, 2008)
Flashback: Senate Passes Bailout/Rescue, House Votes Next // “Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008” // The Bailout & What's Next // House Girds For 2nd Try On Financial Rescue // Once Three Pages, Bailout Bill Now Length Of Novel (Oct. 2, 2008)
Flashback: Buckingham Butler “Ran Paedophile Sex Ring While Working For The Royal Family” // Cannabis Less Harmful Than Drinking, Smoking (Oct. 2, 2008)
Flashback: Homer Simpson Vs. Electronic Vote Fraud (Oct. 2, 2008)
+ #NatTurner, #Gandhi, #GrouchoMarx, #BudAbbott, #GrahamGreene, #JackFinney, #JackParsons, #RexReed, @DKNY, #RichardHell, #AnnieLeibowitz, #Sting, #LorraineBrocco, #JoeSacco, @GillianWelch, @Badly_Drawn_Boy birthdays
#PumpUpThaVolume: The Prodigy - "Light Up the Sky" (Audio)