TWiT 741: Jin Yang's Not Hotdog Method Oct. 21, 2019

from This Week in Tech (Audio)· ·

This Week in Tech (Audio) * California passes law to kill the gig economy * Facebook refuses to ban lying in political ads * Why does internet access in America suck so much? * Pixel 4 event: kinda dull * Pixel 4 review: camera zoom not that great, face unlock works even if you are asleep or dead * Law enforcement face recognition banned in California for 3 years * Google focuses on "ambient computing" * Technopanic and social media * Zuckerberg is amoral, Facebook should just ban political ads * Google is great at everything but selling hardware * …



  • California passes law to kill the gig economy
    • Facebook refuses to ban lying in political ads
    • Why does internet access in America suck so much?
    • Pixel 4 event: kinda dull
    • Pixel 4 review: camera zoom not that great, face unlock works even if you are asleep or dead
    • Law enforcement face recognition banned in California for 3 years
    • Google focuses on "ambient computing"
    • Technopanic and social media
    • Zuckerberg is amoral, Facebook should just ban political ads
    • Google is great at everything but selling hardware
    • Pixelbook Go: perfect for college kids, but not for us
    • Google Nest Wifi sounds good
    • Air Force stops using 8-inch floppies to control missile launches
    • Malware makes ATMs spit out all their cash
    • Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber coming to a TV near you
    • RIP Yahoo Groups
    • Huawei is doing great!
    • Virgin Galactic shows of its spacesuits
    • Cobol turns 60
    • Fortnite is down! Technical error or marketing genius?
    • Is TikTok China's entry into our children's minds? Or is Mike Elgan just paranoid?

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Guests: Florence Ion, Mike Elgan, and Seth Rosenblatt

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