527: Tribal Knowledge


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Congrats, Shatner, boo, Bezos & Takei; rideshare bubble bursts; FCC going after spam texts; Square to build a Bitcoin mining system, maybe; Tesla's really bad Beta-based insurance; Canon USA says no ink-y, no scan-y; Amazon creates its own brands by stealing "tribal knowledge" of competitors; Dune; Squid Game; Succession; Here We Are; Mel Brooks; Disney delays; Sinead & Delores; canceling NYT Cooking, CleanMyMac X subscriptions; USB-C & VPNs; ah, the 80s; pogo-power; Cosby sweaters.Show notes at https://gog.show/527For a limited time, ButcherBox is offering new members a 10 to 16-pound turkey FREE in their first box. Just go to ButcherBox.com/GOG to sign up. That’s ButcherBox.com/GOG to receive a FREE turkey in your first box.FOLLOW UPGeorge Takei Roasts “Star Trek” Costar William Shatner After Rocket TripFor Uber and Lyft, the Rideshare Bubble BurstsDead-End SF Street Plagued With Confused WayMo Cars Trying To Turn Around ‘Every 5 Minutes’Your Deep Dive Into Those Waymo Self-Driving Cars In San Francisco That Went Headstrong Up A Dead-End Street Like Floundering Fish Going UpstreamIN THE NEWSNew FCC rules could force wireless carriers to block spam textsJack Dorsey says Square is ‘considering’ building a Bitcoin mining systemTesla debuts new car insurance that uses Texans' real-time driving behaviorNo ink, no scan: Canon USA printers hit with class-action suitAmazon copied products and rigged search results to promote its own brands, documents showMEDIA CANDYDuneSquid GameSuccessionHere We Are: Notes for Living on Planet EarthMel Brooks Is Back With ‘History of the World, Part II’ SeriesDisney delays all of Marvel’s 2022 filmsSinead O’Connor and Pillow Queens to feature on album of covers inspired by The CranberriesSECURITY HAH!The CyberWireDave BittnerHacking HumansCaveatRecorded FutureApple's latest MacBook Pros have MagSafe, SD card slots and camera notchesAt last, a middle ground, a place where skateboarders and rollerbladers can all get together.The 1985 MTV Music Awards really kind of sucked.CLOSING SHOUT-OUTSExpressVPN Knew 'Key Facts' of Executive Who Worked for UAE Spy UnitSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.