Good Sci Fi Nerd Stuff

Episode 139 · June 15th, 2020 · 36 mins 54 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • Amazon bans police use of facial recognition technology for one year
  • IBM is exiting the face recognition business
  • This bricklaying robot can construct a house in 48 hours
  • Astronomers have found a planet like Earth orbiting a star like the sun
  • Battery giant CATL ready to make million-mile, 16-year batteries for more than Tesla
  • Twitter Locks Account That Posts Trump’s Tweets Verbatim After Less Than 3 Days
  • Twitter to launch a revamped verification system with publicly documented guidelines
  • SoftBank-backed Lemonade files to go public
  • Elon Musk says Starship is SpaceX's 'top priority' from now on

Weird and Wacky:

  • Someone paid $2.6 million in fees to move $134 worth of crypto and oops
  • Man tormented by mystery pizza deliveries to his house for almost a decade
  • A treasure chest hidden in the Rocky Mountains for a decade has finally been found
  • A teen who spent 10 hours cleaning up after a protest is rewarded with a car and a college scholarship

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