🎧 This Week in Google 452 The Mormon Bartender Problem | TWiT.TV

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Mr. Zuck Goes to Washington
Hosted by Leo LaporteStacey Higginbotham
Guests: Mike ElganKevin Marks

Mark Zuckerberg answers Congress' questions. Is YouTube for kids? Google Photos automatically generates cat videos. Alexa for Business. Questionable fireplace placement.
  • Kevin's Stuff: indieweb.org
  • Stacey's Things: Nest Hello and Are We Already Living in Virtual Reality?
  • Mike's Joint: Taskade


The discussion about the Facebook hearings in congress makes me feel a tad better, but still they’re very unsettling, and they’re on a relatively simple and easy topic.

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🎧 This Week in Google 451 B055man69 | TWiT.TV

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Shooting at YouTube Headquarters. Facebook's continuing kerfuffle. Apple snags Google's AI head. Chromebooks on school buses. Cheaper Pixel 3 on the way - but not for you. Trump vs. Amazon. Security breaches here, security breaches there, even in our underwear. Don't leave your pepperoni on the hotel balcony.



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🎧 This Week in Google 450 I Just Swallowed a Pollywog | TWiT.TV

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Oracle vs Google, Google vs Apple

Google owes Oracle $8.8 Billion Dollars. Apple and Google fight over the classroom. Should everyone stop using Facebook? Should everybody stop using Twitter? Should everybody start using Google Plus?
  • Stacey's Thing: Nest Hello Doorbell and Nest X Yale Lock
  • Mike's Stuff: Lenovo Mirage Camera with Daydream
  • Jeff's Number in Absentia: 5.5 GB


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🎧 This Week in Google 446 Kardashassinated | TWiT.TV

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Net Neutrality Gone, Comments Sections are Next What is Vero and why should you delete it? Google Clips takes pictures you wouldn't. Amazon buys Ring. Waymo takes you for a ride. Google and the Right to Be Forgotten. YouTube brings back Logan Paul. Google betas Flutter. Facebook and ther death of Little Things. Net Neutrality is officially over - now the real fight begins.

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🎧 This Week in Tech 655 Banana Is Phone | TWiT.TV

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Samsung announces 2 new phones as Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona. iCloud keys are stored in China. All 150 new emojis for 2018 revealed. Nokia's newest phone is a nod to The Matrix. GDPR and H.R. 1865 and their implications. Intel knew about flaws in chips but didn't mention it. Dropbox announces its IPO. Kylie Jenner's tweet takes down Snapchat and AT&T is taking advantage of the end of Net Neutraility.

Great panel this week. Nice diversity of ideas and conversation here.

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🎧 This Week in Google 445 The Mortician’s Wife | TWiT.TV

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Conspiracy theories arise online and off about the Florida school shooting. A Twitter bot purge significantly reduces the follower counts of conservative users, but Twitter claims it's not political. Google removes the 'view image' button from search results to appease photographers, and a federal judge says that embedding a tweet can be a copyright infringement. Has Google become too big? Plenty of examples featured in a New York Times article suggest that Google has been trying to suppress competition, prompting some critics to say the government should step in. Edible Arrangements also goes after Google because its competitors show up in search results. Google AI can now predict heart attacks through an eye scan. Jeff's number: 1,226,247, the number of people who signed the Change.org petition to revert to the old Snapchat. Kevin's pick: Secure Shell for coding on Chromebooks Joan's pick: Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

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🎧 This Week in Google 444 The Fritter Critter | TWiT.TV

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Google brings AMP to email, smart replies to messages, ad blocking to Chrome, and warnings to insecure websites. Cryptocurrency mining comes to Salon and 4200 other sites. Pixel Visual Core comes to Facebook and Snapchat, but not Google Camera. Logan Paul off YouTube - for now. Facebook loses the youngs. • Kevin's Stuff: Beaker Browser and Fritter • Jeff's Number: 280 character wedding vows • Stacey's Thing: Mango Mirror

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🎧 This Week in Tech 653 X Stands for Nothing | TWiT.TV

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HomePod should have been delayed longer. Elon Musk's rollercoaster week: Falcon Heavy sends a Tesla to Mars just as Tesla has its worst quarter ever. iPhone boot code leaked online. Chrome will shame insecure websites. YouTube suspends Logan Paul for generally being a horrible human being. Rethinking Facebook and Google. T-Mobile warns of phone hacking scam. Uber settles with Waymo. ESPN's new streaming service will not show ESPN.

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🎧 This Week in Google 443 Made on Earth by Humans | TWiT.TV

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The Superbowl commercials were ok, but Elon Musk's Tesla in space is the best ad ever. Nest is no longer separate from Google. Viacom buys VidCon. Alphabet's big tax bill kills company profits. Google's new Twitch competitor. Zuckerberg's mea culpa birthday message. RIP John Perry Barlow. Leo's Picks: Why Paper Jams Exist and Google Motion Stills AR Mode Jeff's Number: Wired abandons banner ad model they invented, goes behind a paywall Stacey's thing: Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

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🎧 This Week in Google 442 Queen of the Mole Rats | TWiG

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Amazon to launch its own internal healthcare service. Alphabet's Verily researches naked mole rats to extend human life. Facebook and Google promote local news. Google Clips on sale for some. Facebook Messenger Kids draws ire. Why you shouldn't buy Twitter followers. Bill Gate's new favorite book. The Boring Flamethrower. Stacey's Thing: Texting with Alexa; Jeff's Number: Google I/O May 8, Facebook F8 May 1-2

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🎧 This Week in Tech 651 Occupy Fiber | TWiT.TV

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Elon Musk's great ideas: Tesla, SpaceX, flamethrowers. Apple HomePod arrives next week. Google Clips camera is not at all creepy, we swear. Nobody won the Lunar X Prize. Amazon Go officially opens. Montana, New York, AT&T, John Deere, and Burger King take up the Net Neutrality battle. Intel's Spectre patch is a garbage fire.

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🎧 This Week in Tech 650 Frumpy Rump | TWiT.TV

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EVs and self-driving cars at CES and the Detroit Auto Show. The first cashierless Amazon Go shop opens January 22nd. Apple HomePod is nearly here. Apple hands out $2500 employee stock bonuses as part of its huge cash repatriation plan. Google wants your selfies. Facebook wants you to tell it what "high quality" news is. Twitter emails 677,775 users to tell them that they shared Russian scams.

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🎧 This Week in Google 441 Whopper Neutrality | TWiT.TV

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MT Net Neutrality, Amazon Go, ICOs Montana and Burger King want to save Net Neutrality. AT&T seems to want to as well. Google I/O puzzle reveals the 2018 conference date. Google Play sells audiobooks. YouTube won't let stars say bad things about Google. Facebook sends out a news survey and invents a new unit of time. First Amazon Go shop opens. Twitter loses another exec. Don't call the Vine replacement "Vine 2." Indian good morning greetings are eating the internet. ICOs explained.

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🎧 This Week in Google 440 Shoe Goo Guru Lyman Van Vliet | TWiT.TV

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Your Selfie is a Work of Art Google's Arts & Culture app matches your selfie with famous works of art. Facebook will show more content from your friends and family, less news. Why Google Photos won't search for gorillas. Google Home and Chromecast killing Wi-Fi. YouTube will stop monetizing small video producers. Black and white screens fix phone addiction. Leo's Pick: Thee Strange Brands in Your Instagram Feed Jeff's Numbers: Apple to pay $38b under repatriation, and Blackrock: Contribute to society or risk losing our support Stacey's Thing: Nanoleaf

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🎧 This Week in Google 439 Stick It in Your Underwear | TWiT.TV

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Google's 1st CES: Assistant is everywhere, but so is rain. People keep stealing Google bikes. AT&T pulls out of a Huawei deal - Huawei CEO is not pleased. Mark Zuckerberg's ""personal challenge"" for 2018 is to do his job. Facebook kills M. Meltdown mitigation hurts. Record number of US border gadget searches. Senate will vote to fix Net Neutrality. IoT at CES. Jeff's Pick: my_aussie_gal on Instagram Mathew's Pick: Sarah Silverman and the Twitter Troll

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