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#MorningMonarchy: December 18, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: December 18, 2018Text taxes, old tweets and mechanical animals + this day in history w/the Christmas bombing and our song of the year by Trevor Moore on your Morning Monarchy for December 18, 2018.

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What could possibly go wrong? Project Maven Overseer Will Lead Pentagon’s New AI Center
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/1074742639923101696

Inspectors Find Big Cyber Vulnerabilities in US Missile Defense System
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074807273371779072

US Prepares First Generation III GPS Satellites for Launch
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074805811111591936

How Russia's online influence campaign engaged with millions for years
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074780629923880960

According to #BigCorp Press #China is Biggest Threat to our privacy, Meanwhile #Facebug & Other #BigTech Sell or "Accidentally" Allow Access to Your Private Data.
https://twitter.com/BioTechnoPoly/status/1073651925810327552

U.S. Courts Are Figuring Out if the Government Can Block You On Facebook
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1073692776598974464

Google announces major expansion in New York City
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074801397332410369

Google censored China search plan "effectively ended" after major internal dispute. Secret data analysis operation integral to the project shut down after @theintercept exposed it & the company's furious privacy team confronted executives
https://twitter.com/FuturesCalling/status/1074790312298475520

Google CEO admits company must better address the spread of conspiracy theories on YouTube
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1073388764364328960

Charities who often resort to off-shore investments to parlay funds get official Approval from the cybergods: Android users can now donate to charities through the Google Play Store
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1072971258210398208

FCC forces California to drop plan for government fees on text messages
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074795715560259585

RocketBody says Apple Watch AI workout app will be first to use ECG data
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074803976267194369

3D-printed heads let hackers – and cops – unlock your phone
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1074640920933482498

#Sex #robots could make us lonely and unable to form relationships with other #humans, report says
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1073874063301533697

Delivery robot bursts into flames at UC Berkeley 🤖
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/1074553214547230720

Robot Trucks Coming To US Army in 2019
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074372247375073280

Central Londoners to be subjected to facial recognition test this week
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074796738773315584

Algorithmic Justice League calls on facial recognition companies to pledge ethics
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1072973080379572224

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Is Using Retinal Scans to Try to Catch Liars
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1073691869375152134

New malware pulls its instructions from code hidden in memes posted to Twitter
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074774452099936256

Scammers are sending bomb scares to nab BTC
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1073709874557509632

RIP Tim May, father of "crypto anarchy" and original Cypherpunk, whose work was a major influence on bitcoin and WikiLeaks.
https://twitter.com/reason/status/1074342396119285760

Colin Kroll, Co-Founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, Dies at 35
https://twitter.com/Bo0zeLeprechaun/status/1074520027120975873

Computing pioneer Evelyn Berezin died this week—she should be remembered
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074798562481909761

Moonbug nabs $145M to buy up kids' digital media brands
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1074794815231909888

South Park blasts the media for ruining people over their old tweets
https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1073755784943554560

Protesters Are Slowly Winning Electronics Right-to-Repair Battles in Europe
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1073621358452469760

The FBI Needs to Burn 53 Tons of Classified Material
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1073692194320465921

Is Government Ready for the Brewing Quantum Storm?
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1072581735597178880

Chinese Hackers Breach U.S. Navy Contractors
https://twitter.com/FuturesCalling/status/1073648735433895936

China and Russia perform controversial experiments to modify atmosphere
https://twitter.com/FuturesCalling/status/1074792729488420864

Chinese Millennials Secure Loans With Nude Photos
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1073718200439721984

Kids in China are trying every trick in the book to beat the facial recognition software that puts a mandatory time limit on popular video games
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/1072578287157870592

Parrot Uses Alexa to Order Watermelon, Lightbulbs While Owner Is Out
https://twitter.com/cryptogon/status/1074102973507072000

#Parrot uses Amazon Alexa to pile up orders (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1074870627847131136

#ThisDayInHistory: #December18 w/President #Nixon authorizes the “#ChristmasBombing” airstrikes on North #Vietnam in 1972 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1075101012833103872

+ #MigrantsDay, #Mayflower docks, #Nutcracker premieres, '#ChittyChittyBangBang' opens, "#LikeAVirgin" #1, #MichaelJackson charged with child molestation
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1075101013739094016

Flashback: Obamessiah: tests, challenges, cfr cabinet, monsanto & more // dc's metro system can't handle incoming obamazoids // inaugural 'last call' moved up // US military mobilizes troops for inauguration // rnc video smears obama with blagojevich scandal // fbi informant: blagojevich was mob-connected bookie // indicted governor finds jesus // obama named time magazine's person of the year (founded by skull & bones) // greens worry obama will drop their cause // 'new rules' for obama’s civilian national security force // cheney praises obama’s national security team // bush preps crisis briefings to aid obama // mindless challenges over obama's birthplace // scotus won't review obama's eligibility to serve // dems determined to reimpose fairness doctrine // jello biafra's open letter to obama // obama picks monsanto creature, tom vilsack, for agriculture sec // obama names more cfr & goldman ghouls to top economic posts // video: msnbc’s mika brzezinski mugged outside dc hotel // russia to test obama's mettle (Dec. 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/obamessiah-tests-challenges-cfr-cabine/

Flashback: 9/11 updates: lawsuits, liability, chat logs & flukes // nyc ruling limits airlines' liability for 9/11 (or: lucky larry wants more) // families' 9/11 liability suit could go to trial // clinic for 9/11 responders opens // james risen: history will view 9/11 as 'a fluke' // james risen: 9/11 was a fluke // what do norad's 9/11 computer chat logs reveal? // fratto: 'no one could have anticipated' terrorists flying planes into buildings before 9/11 // career army specialist sues rumsfeld & cheney, saying no evacuation order given on 9/11 (Dec. 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/911-updates-lawsuits-liability-cha/

Flashback: 3 new books offer competing versions of jfk's assassination: ‘Brothers in Arms’, ‘Legacy of Secrecy’ & ‘JFK and the Unspeakable’ (Dec. 18, 2008)
https://mediamonarchy.com/unsolved-mystery/

+ #FranzFerdinand, #Stalin140, #PaulKlee, #TyCobb, #BettyGrable, #JackBrooks, #KeithRichards, #SteveBiko, #StevenSpielberg, #LeonardMaltin, #RayLiotta, #BradPitt, #CasperVanDien, #DMX birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1075101014938669056

#BestOf2018: Trevor Moore - "My Computer Just Became Self Aware" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/1074818088934096896

#MorningMonarchy: December 18, 2018