Feb. 4, 2022

539: Apology Not Accepted

Meta stock plummets due to reduced growth, generally being Meta; HitPiece "starts a conversation" about blatant theft; we're really, really over "nefts"; Wordle gets bought by the NYT, nothing changes; Tesla's estimated percentage of defect; Joe Rogan, Spotify kerfuffle continues; …

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Jan. 28, 2022

538: Bookmark and Forget

NFTs, destroyed; FCC & ISP choice; Bitcoin is just a tech stock now; Diem dissolved; Elon's brain implants; autonomous cars & legal responsibility; TikTok's creator fund; Neil Young tells Spotify, Rogan or me, Spotify chooses Rogan; Google's new cookies; META …

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Jan. 21, 2022

537: I’m a Fahrenheit Boy

Government makes usable website; Apple & Google oppose antitrust efforts; sad NFTs; non-smart non-contracts; we don't talk about crypto, no no no; Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard; Instagram closed petfluencers; the Witcher; the Expanse; Encanto; Ray Donovan; Station Eleven; Star Trek …

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Jan. 14, 2022

536: The Rational Prepper

Web3, NFTs, cryptocurrencies & other grifts; Uber CEO admits they could afford labor protections; shoddy coding; why Tesla is good & why Tesla is bad; Mozilla backtracks; gamifying the law; The Matrix: Resurrections; Nic Cage's massive talent; Amazon's All or …

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Jan. 4, 2022

535: Consider Your Risk Appetite

2022, here we go again; the case against crypto; feels like a sea change against crypto & NFTs; the metaverse still doesn't exist; decentralized Web3 is, you guessed it, centralized; DoorDash requires engineers to deliver goods once a month; Uber …

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Dec. 15, 2021

534: Fat Finger Financial Foibles

Christmas is cancelled; Bezos gets his wings; subscription models; AWS outage; centralized exchanges; Buzzfeed headlines; Twitter Spaces lack moderation; Vegans and NFT'ers; some smart NFT moves; fat finger errors; Facebook exec blames people; click to subscribe, call to cancel; A&M …

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Dec. 8, 2021

533: Schrödinger’s Dorsey

Zuck on a Truck, Taxis & NFTs; Dorsey departs Twitter; Square becomes Block; Logi are SLOBS; AI accountability; debt collectors wants to slide into your DMs; Elon seems to have misplaced all his money, can't help SpaceX; Shang-Chi; Hawkeye; Cruella; …

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Nov. 24, 2021

532: Crypt Bros

Happy Thanksgiving; spam season; Jason's pivoting; scooters back in the news; Zillow's AI disaster; Tesla app locked people out of their cars (except for their keys); Zipline; trolling NFT owners; the NFT Bay; Crypto.com Arena; Apple on right to repair; …

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Nov. 17, 2021

531: WTF Putin?

Timbiebs; Uber, still horrible; Telsla full self-crashing beta; Russians blow up a satellite or two; US government bans some NFTs; science proves NFTs are mostly worthless; Facebook exodus; bitcoin rehab, hodl hodl hodl; Brave browser; sites that track you the …

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Nov. 10, 2021

530: The Other Shoe

Self-driving cars, still 20 years away; Facebook won't use facial recognition, but Meta sure will; Phhhoto; Elon Musk's tax bill and twitter infantilism; delete your tweets; socialized robots; Uber to dispatch... taxis; ABBA; Olivia Rodrigo; the Cranberries & Sinead; Dexter; …

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Nov. 3, 2021

529: It’s a Notch, Notch World

Slow week in tech news; we get Meta-stasized; Apple getting into the headset game; Wendy's PR team wins; Facebook takes down Nicaraguan troll farm, but verifies a fake Elon Musk; Snap being investigated for securities fraud; Uber offers up Teslas …

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Oct. 27, 2021

528: Stay Grump Ye

Jason pivots; health care tech perks; Tesla beta pulled back; Blue Origin space station; Facebook's milk money math; Facebook, we got 'em this time!... er, no; Snap shares plunge with Apple privacy; TRUTH Social hacked pre-launch; WeWork goes public; Invasion; …

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Oct. 20, 2021

527: Tribal Knowledge

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 …

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Oct. 13, 2021

526: In Over Their Cleggs

Toxic environments on the Enterprise; FB & IG, down again; Instagram wants teens to "take a break" but not sure how; Nick Clegg's vacant words; Magic Leap is back & raking in the cash; Twitch leak reveals full source code, …

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Oct. 6, 2021

525: I’m On a Boat!

Oh, Facebook; the things we knew we now know we know and they knew too; AI reckoning; long dark 6 hours of Facebook's soul; Trump sues to get back on Twitter; lip service to climate change from Big Tech; raining …

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Sept. 29, 2021

524: Scripted Stupid

Deepmind doesn't know how to fix AI; virtual staging; White Claw Surge; crypto unaffected by China news; Instagram for Kids, paused; Samsung's brain; Apple Wallet & vax cards; ravens attacking drones; Shatner in spaaaaccee; Imagineering Story; Sex Ed season 3; …

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Sept. 29, 2021

524: Scripted Stupid

Deepmind doesn't know how to fix AI; virtual staging; White Claw Surge; crypto unaffected by China news; Instagram for Kids, paused; Samsung's brain; Apple Wallet & vax cards; ravens attacking drones; Shatner in spaaaaccee; Imagineering Story; Sex Ed season 3; …

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Sept. 22, 2021

523: More Buggy and Less Stable

Send us your Satoshis; bitcoin, Pizza and a movie; eggs in space; yep, Facebook is still awful; Rivian announces subscriptions; Bytedance limiting kids to 40 minutes a day; Amazon cracks down on review fraud; AI generated influencers; Count Me In; …

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Sept. 15, 2021

522: Ray Banned

Jason considers the gig economy; more billionaires in spaaace; SEC looks to regulate crypto; Wal-Mart pump and dump; Apple ruled to ease App store rules; robot waiters; Facebook gives misinformation to misinformation researchers; Tesla rolls out self driving BETA; losing …

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Sept. 8, 2021

521: Beans!

That missing Cure track; Apple walks back iPhone image scanning, to add Driver's Licenses to Wallet; Moscow subway facial recognition; WhatsApp fined; Facebook apologies for racist AI; Virgin Galactic off-course; ISS is cracked; Gen-Z developing unexplained tics from social media, …

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Sept. 1, 2021

520: You Can Be China

Get your GOG NFTs; Telsa Autopilot crashes...again; the iPhone is a Freshman in high school now; constant cookie warnings ending; Apple "agrees" to legally required App store changes; Instagram wants your birthdate; China slashes gaming time for kids; Clubhouse grasping …

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Aug. 25, 2021

519: Can Someone Loan Me a Toddler?

Back to Windows; Mr. White Hat returns the stolen crypto; Elon jokes about Tesla Autopilot failures; California gig worker initiative unconstitutional; Facebook admits misleading COVID info is top performing content; purge your Tweets, people; Netflix gets clickbaity; the Hustler; Grace …

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Aug. 18, 2021

518: Eternal September of the Nerd Only Internet

Back in the (Canadian) saddle; the metaverse has already peaked; tech expat troubles; Facebook is really just truly awful; AI diagnosing dementia; Motorola wants to be Apple; Making the Cut; Suicide Squad; Shazam; the Ms. Pat Show; Pig; White Lotus; …

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Aug. 11, 2021

517: You Know, for Kids!

Eric Hunley joins us; Big fines for big tech; Amazon laughs at labor laws; Influencers are falling over each other to get the shot; The Metaverse is a Meta-Dud; Facebook hates research; Apple says it's doing it for the kids; …

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