Aug. 28, 2019

372: My Little Homies

Messing about with Google; cutting down facial recognition towers; studying digital technology's societal impacts; questionable benefits; ISS has better internet than we do; trusted partners; Another Life; the Great Hack; Sta...

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Aug. 24, 2019

371: Meesa in the Matrix!

CEO shenanigans; the Silicon North; robotexts are coming; that Instagram post; Palantir employee uprising; DoorDash & Scotty Labs; Apple Card & rubbing alcohol; exposed adult site data; MoviePass continues to mess up; DNA dat...

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Aug. 21, 2019

370: Weaponized Winona

China retaliates against Cisco; CEOs change corporate accountabilities; banks look to blockchain; IRS wants its crypto-cut; Uber cuts balloons; Facebook moderators in India get pay hike; News tab will be people not AI; Idiocr...

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Aug. 17, 2019

369: Scroll and Weep

Snooping to improve "AI"; podcasting music; AI exaggerations & lies; WeWork's insane IPO; Google employees "refuse to be complicit," sign petition; robocalls; biometric data exposed; Rekognition; hacking cameras; Null license...

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Aug. 14, 2019

368: Schnitzel On Demand

Ch-ch-changes; no self-driving cars; Taco Hotel; Tesla surveillance; Verizon sells Tumblr; HarmonyOS; Nein, Deliveroo!; turning off the experiment; social media censorship; manual switches; Lord of the Rings; Football; the Bo...

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Aug. 10, 2019

367: The SnuggieNet

Microsoft is listening too, but are we really surprised; 8chan goes peer-to-peer; we need to revisit safe harbor; the techlash has come; a potentially bigger Facebook class-action lawsuit; Amazon warehouse workers do PR; Uber...

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Aug. 7, 2019

366: Spider People

Stop the ladies in the tube recording you; we've had enough, 8chan; Google whack-a-mole with paywalls; "AI" bar systems; e-scooters not so green; Snap wants more money; millennials have no friends; the -yawn- MCU; Sackhoff ru...

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Aug. 3, 2019

365: Supreme Pizza Court

Google and Apple about face on creepy voice recording; Lyft bikes go boom; Facebook reads your mind; YouTube is racialist; Domino's hates the blind; Tesla hates dogs; The FTC hates Amazon and Apple; The best furry ever; Broni...

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July 31, 2019

364: I Want My 2 Dollars

You have a moral obligation to claim your Equifax money; Uber layoffs; Facebook lied, shocking; Github blocks some foreign developers; Bird loses money, wants more; mobile consolidation; YouTubers unionizing; Tesla streams; a...

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July 27, 2019

363: 99 Cent Store Mushrooms

Food poisoning & the Canadian flu; the harsh Faceapp truth; San Fran plan to fix inequality; Tinder rebels against Google; drone down; neuroscientists take on free will; Picard is back; the Orville goes to Hulu; inheriting te...

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July 20, 2019

362: Naratu Run

We were just kidding, guys; Baader-Meinhof redux; Libra, paused; AI takes over poker, Rubik's cube; Elon Musk wants braiiiins; Apple goes peak podcast; Netflix growth lower than expected; streaming TV costs are piling up; all...

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July 17, 2019

361: Thumbsy Uppies

YouTube's toxic feedback loop; e-scooter death; Facebook's $5 billion wrist-slap; Assange's war room; FBI social media surveillance; streaming eco-footprint; AT&T sued for location data; Jessica Jones; the Grand Tour; Eric Id...

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July 14, 2019

360: Slackers

AI in music; Amazon upskill training; Microsoft vs Slack; running your home like a business; Tesla code stealer; T-Mobile arbitration terms of service; be a plumber; the internet cops are here; Zoom; license plate readers; sa...

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July 10, 2019

359: 19% Upside?

Apple to fix keyboards; Amazon owns everything; ICE mines driver's licenses for facial recognition; Congress wants to halt Libra; Uber and labor unions meeting; bad optics; Chinese surveillance apps; AI recreates the universe...

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July 2, 2019

358: Inverted Schulmeister

China shuts down podcasts; deepfakes & deepnudes; free TV; we don't own anything; Huawei; outsourcing the important things; Black Mirror; Picard; id Software; Sandman; Pessimists & Cops; Children of Time & the Traveler; Arby'...

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June 29, 2019

357: Precious Little Dolphins

Civic duty; Bill Gates calls for regulation of platforms; Jony Ive; Reddit & Twitter reign in Trump; border crossings; facial recognition bans; Facebook's digital ID push; NASA hacked; heartbeat recognition; secret surveillan...

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June 26, 2019

356: CRISPR Bacon

Regulating Big Tech; cost of an ad-free internet; Facebook class action continues; Amazon pays no taxes, AT&T gets tax breaks, no repercussions; Google's Be Internet Awesome; gaming Maps; new Firefox; Spotify wants its money ...

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June 22, 2019

355: Phone Bones

Are phones making us horny; Quibi & Kodi; Slack IPO; YouTube considers change; is the problem content moderation or people; Comcast breaks law 445,000 times; porn-id brexit; Cellebrite breaks iPhones; LinkedIn scans; ransomwa...

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June 19, 2019

354: Viva Le Libra!

Questions about Facebook crypto Libra; going low tech to fight surveillance; photoshopping women into tech; Meeker's trends; Jessica Jones; lyric battles; the reality of being a musician; CDs are back; Huawei; Fall, or Dodge ...

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June 15, 2019

353: Reality Apathy

Rosy retrospection & validation; income disparity; the platform excuse is dying; what did Zuck know & when did he know it; Uber's path of destruction; Fiverr goes public; express yourself; content moderation & irony; we told ...

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June 12, 2019

352: The Quibi Must Flow

Yet another streaming service; broadcast regulation & the internet; gaming the algorithm; Airdropping kids; busting deepfakes; Maker Faire needs help; Ghostbusting Lebowski; bizarre bundles; the spice will be flowing; Mars (o...

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June 8, 2019

351: Let Them Poke Cake

Politicians don't understand big tech; more e-scooter madness; Uber-copters; Facebook internal revolt; YouTube's baffling enforcement of it's policies; the no-tell motel challenge; iPhone fraud; police building surveillance n...

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June 5, 2019

350: Cangaroooooo!

Tech don't care; more unintended consequences; FTC, DOJ mull tech antitrust; blitzup bop; Hyperloop, scaled down; Apple news; iTunes is dead, finally; YouTube's pedophilia algorithm is a feature, not a problem; Deadwood wrap-...

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June 1, 2019

349: Pika-Poo

Space nets; Amazon goes to NYC; FCC takes on robocalls; selling your data; Uber eats bigger than rides; Cameo celeb shout outs; running out of spectrum; gaming Wikipedia & Google images; database of banned bar patrons; what's...

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