Feb. 1, 2020

411: Avast, WeMateys

Facebook clear history; Peloton doesn't want to pay for music; Apple, Broadcom lose WiFi lawsuit; UK to use Huawei for 5G; Data P…

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Jan. 29, 2020

410: Elite Buoyancy and Mass Despair

23andMe layoffs; surveillance capitalism; MoPub realtime data sharing; undermined trust in society & capitalism; Amazon employees…

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Jan. 25, 2020

409: Furby Trumpskin

Avenue 5 & Picard; drama at the Grammies; PTSD from moderating; Netflix stats go down, changes how it does stats; but have you tr…

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Jan. 22, 2020

408: Crossing the Creepy Line

What is & what isn't a tech company; when 24-year olds run companies; social credit scores are here; Clearview & the end of priva…

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Jan. 18, 2020

407: The Dark Fur

The tech lash & the evil list; yet another new streaming service, Peacock; living in a subscription world; Twitter's hashtag prob…

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Jan. 15, 2020

406: The Internet of Starch

TikTok security flaws; Steph went Away & now she's back; pink slipped robots; "living" robots aka xenobots aka pussbots; WB goes …

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Jan. 11, 2020

405: A Graveyard of Good Ideas

Facebook holds tight on political ads, places ad in Teen Vogue; CollegeHumor decimated; Lime trying to be profitable by shrinking…

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Jan. 8, 2020

404: Ketosis Not Cirrhosis

Brian's no longer 404; new year, new grump; YouTube treats us all as kids; digital hygiene; time not well spent; Facebook & deepf…

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Jan. 5, 2020

403: The 2020 Extravaganza!

Kevin Rose and Eric Hunley guest host; Star Wars finale, finally; Sleep Trackers as birth control; Uber and Postmates Sue Califor…

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Dec. 21, 2019

402: We Know When You’ve Been Sleeping

Our last show of 2019; drag-and-drop machine learning; Brexit unintended consequences; Emperor Thiel; Germany bans Uber; Uber's 4…

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Dec. 18, 2019

401: What’s Her Nuts?

Deepfakes take effort; e-scooter unionizes; emotion recognition; ISIS harder to track online, but that's good; Instagram's new ru…

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Dec. 14, 2019

400: Bad Request

Seamen & the Expanse; ad-targeting & unexpected consequences; online brands get on the shelves; YouTube is really, really going t…

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Dec. 11, 2019

399: Grouch, Out.

China bans US tech; meme thievery; high tech jobs consolidated in 5 metro areas; Yahoo bungles shutdown; password managers; Sleep…

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Dec. 7, 2019

398: For Your Protection

Disappointment with tech; Uber's appalling safety report; Larry & Sergey leave Google; regulation & driving; DNA testing has peak…

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Dec. 4, 2019

397: Geeking out With Seth Miranda

Brian is on vacation so Jason sits down with Seth Miranda. Seth is a professional photographer in New York City and is a prolific…

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Nov. 27, 2019

396: Baby Yoda Face Off

Low pay & bad working conditions, yay gig economy; Alexa to get miniaturized; London boots Uber; California's infrastructure prob…

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Nov. 23, 2019

395: We’ll Fix It in Post

Whoops, we screwed up; gig worker revolt; Uber videotaping; Apple repair costs; another self-driving crash; the decade of the gri…

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Nov. 20, 2019

394: This Episode Brought to You By...

Our uncool ad strategy; Brave browsing; how Facebook monetizes you; more FB lies; our not-so-smart homes aren't getting any smart…

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Nov. 16, 2019

393: Peeping Tithingman

Who owns AI art; Disney+ & the Mandelorian; Google banking; YouTube kids content changes; Facebook's internal report; PayPal cuts…

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Nov. 13, 2019

392: Half Man. Half Delorean.

Disney+ growing pains; Facebook lets you tweak UI; Microsoft all in on privacy; smart TV data; Google's Project Nightingale; Appl…

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Nov. 9, 2019

391: Chief Tomfoolery Officer

Fitbit is doomed; Airbnb not a platform in New Jersey anymore; Uber Ads; Bitcoin price manipulation; misleading ads; Coalfire arr…

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Nov. 2, 2019

390: I’ve Fallen and I Can't Get Up

Smart city scale back; Apple moves to more subscriptions; Gawker chaos; 3rd party content moderator calls it quits; Twitter won't…

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Oct. 30, 2019

389: Big Mac is Watching!

Big burger data; blockchain, what is it good for; same-day delivery chaos; Alphabet looking to buy Fitbit; worthless shares; Face…

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Oct. 26, 2019

388: Set Visibility to Death

Bezos no longer richest man; Amazon shares down; Zuck goes to congress, gets schooled; Facebook paying for news; face-scanning AI…

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