Episodes

May 30, 2020

443: Farewell Utopia

The tweet label heard around the world; social media executive orders; wherefore art thou, Zuck?; quarantine reunion shows; Space…

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May 27, 2020

442: White Claw Wall

Quarantine, tech & the third-quarter phenomenon; of course Facebook knew the algorithms were divisive; 44.2Tbps cables; NASA & Sp…

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May 23, 2020

441: Furry Party Gonna be Awesome

Dreaming & FPGAs; Fitbit pivots; Apple & Google launch exposure notification API; no, we don't have 5G, AT&T; Netflix does subscr…

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May 20, 2020

440: Precedented Times

Now more than ever, in these unprecedented times, DRINK; Giphy business plan; Square at home; no end point in sight; Uber layoffs…

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May 16, 2020

439: Stormbittner

LUMI has landed; Uber masks; Twitter employees can work at home forever; Facebook settlement with moderators, censoring, buying G…

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May 13, 2020

438: Zuckerbergian Slip

Existential Me Time; Quibi & Katz; Facebook finally gets a Star Chamber; Libra lingers on; FCC ordered to release fake comments; …

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May 7, 2020

437: That’s Quarantainment!

Science starting to come in on COVID-19; tracking apps voluntary, sort of; France goes their own way; Uber to require face masks,…

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May 2, 2020

436: COVID19-84

Corona-zombies; I need a haircut; Allostatic load aka brain all dumb now; Lime, Lyft stopping operations; if our leaders don't fo…

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April 29, 2020

435: Pandemic Brain

Drink-up wrap-up; Stanford antibody study; Deepfakes have been floated; Facebook's latest ripoff; Tesla stop sign navigation; Ama…

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April 25, 2020

434: Apex Moron

He may have broken Brian, nothing a little bleach won't fix; toilet paper shortages; CDC warns of second wave; Octoberfest, nein;…

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April 22, 2020

433: The Woke Must Flow

Furloughs & death clocks; we’re all on the S.S. Minnow; traffic silver linings; Instacart tipping procedures; Facebook misinforma…

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April 18, 2020

432: Unified Theory of Oprah

Eggs, fat, masks & step counts; Apple & Google promise they'll turn of tracking, someday, maybe; Amazon is essential, essentially…

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April 15, 2020

431: Grump Long and Prosper!

Dogs & cats, Apple & Google playing together to track us; South Korea putting wristbands on people for tracking; WeWork won't mak…

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April 11, 2020

430: Another Day in Paradise

Billionaire's relief funds; WhatsApp trying to stop spread of misinformation; weather prediction; the internet is stronger, scala…

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April 8, 2020

429: On the Sauce

Virtual happy hours; wherefore art thou, sports?; Apple frees up some software, releases a new phone; Microsoft Edge gains popula…

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April 4, 2020

428: Fundamentally Useless

Masks are the new masks; the C19 playlist; Zoombombing; Airbnb, Amazon step up a little; restrictions are slowing things, a littl…

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April 1, 2020

427: What’s a Hug?

Coronavirus Day 7,284... the internet is creaking a bit; more work from home tips; gig workers striking; privacy is dead, governm…

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March 28, 2020

426: WE’RE #1!

The USA takes first in Coronavirus infections; ambient music playlists; gig workers getting support; Amazon, Uber, Tesla cases; f…

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