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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May 29, 2019

348: No Country for No Men

Power washers & smart hotels; orbital junk; Zuck says screw you, Canada; Amazon's small supplier purge; ba-Zynga; Google's shadow work force; robocall bill; Deadwood; GOT BTS; Rim of the World; The Church on the Cure; History...

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May 25, 2019

347: Meh ¯\(ツ)/¯

Facebook removes billions of fake accounts; CrossFit leaves FB & IG; Apple privacy-preserving ads; Amazon investors reject all that's good and holy; gamifying work; security fatigue; how is GDPR doing; Snapchat's SnapLion; tr...

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May 22, 2019

346: A Honeycomb and a Jackass

Gmail tracks your purchases; Instagram influencer data scrape exposed; don't advertise your criminal services; China may be getting drone data; the Big Bang, Game of Thrones finales; Rammstein & Bad Religion; Chernobyl, Succe...

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May 19, 2019

345: Farewell Tard

We lose our spirit animal; do we really like privacy; where's our manuals; Twitter sets policies; Wing delivery in Finland; smart walls; Señorita needs a Margarita; San Fran bans facial recognition; end to end encryption, cry...

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May 16, 2019

344: Dorf on Glue

Uber's unsurprising IPO; airport facial recognition; Facebook steps up for moderators; Google backs out of the cloud; Amazon get cash, cashiers; fear-based social media; Amazon's automation plan; be a delivery entrepreneur; G...

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May 9, 2019

343: A Whimsical Dream

The big business of loneliness; high decibel drones; pseudo science; living with smart devices; Amazon & big business; Alexa eavesdropping; Facebook reads your posts; AI Clippy; Microsoft news; Netflix tweets; bundle battles;...

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May 6, 2019

342: Fortress of Loneliness

The dark of war; unionization efforts in tech; Facebook’s new push to “privacy” & problems with “AI”; Google’s voodoo doll avatars; bored lonely angry stupid; conspiracy correlation matrix; Latch problems; no more getting los...

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May 2, 2019

341: Pizza or Pancreas

Slack warns investors; Sinemia calls it quits; Facebook's White Walkers; drone parts delivery; give us our walls; Land Rover crypto; Twitter is not America; the Long (very dark) Night; Endgame; the Orville & Gotham finales; s...

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April 30, 2019

340: Spoiler Alert, Everyone Dies

How to hide from AI survelliance; Amazon tracking workers; Facebook hit with 3 privacy fines in one day; Twitter Jack meets Trump; Slack goes public; FB $5 billion FTC fine; Instagram & influencers; Musk's Tesla promise; Goog...

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April 25, 2019

339: Let Them Eat Cake

Capitalism in crisis; viva la revolution; shutting down social media; rejecting Silicon Valley education; Facebook antitrust case; Alexa, let me tell you about my mother; firefighting drones; the Spiderverse; punk podcasts; e...

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April 22, 2019

338: Farting in the Wind

Ethics alone can't fix tech; 20 years since Columbine; India leads the world in internet shutdowns; the tyranny of Arial; UK porn block; Pinterest is a legit business, guys; Mueller report on CD-ROM; Facebook forgot millions ...

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April 18, 2019

337: Semper Malevolum

Flickr login freedom; scooter body counts; Star Wars goes VR; Facebook VR avatars; EU passes copyright law; UK pushes privacy for under 18s; tour Amazon fulfillment centers; we get more dystopian every day; Apple wins in Spot...

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April 15, 2019

336: You'll Get Used to It

Lyft & Uber IPOs; Amazon minimum wage challenge; Google Calendar & Hangout spam; China calls bitcoin "seriously wasted resources"; drone delivery is a go; Assange arrested; robocalls & ringless voicemails; hotel data leaks; A...

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April 11, 2019

335: Putting the F-U in FUN

Is it good or bad, again; big telecoms suppressing fast internet; accountable & ethical AI: Facebook tracks you after deactivation; Lyft threatens Morgan Stanley; sharing Netflix passwords; Tesla Sentry Mode; bye bye app econ...

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April 8, 2019

334: Shrodinger's Cancer

Amazon & Whole Paycheck; AI ethics; the Internet Archive; political texts; Australia's knee jerk reaction; 996.icu; Snap ads; Tesla's autopilot; scooter news; privacy for plants & birds; bumbling Chinese spies; malware create...

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April 4, 2019

333: Halfway to Hell

Remembrance of internets past; what is tech ethics; Lyft stock rises, tanks; EU won't wreck internet; Zuck asks for government help; Google employee backlash; Apple shifts to rentier creep; YouTube lets YouTube go wild; the D...

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