TWiT 772: 52 Cents & a Bag of Pop Chips - Microsoft Build Highlights, Surface Earbuds Review, Minecraft's Biggest Month May 25, 2020

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This Week in Tech (Audio) * Microsoft Build Highlights, Surface Earbuds Review, Minecraft's Biggest Month * College Board sued over flawed online AP tests * Minecraft Dungeons Review * Minecraft hits 162 Million users/month * Former TWiT Producer OMGChad's OMGCraft hits 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers! * Satya Nadella's "RGV2cw" Easter Egg spells "Devs" in Base 64 * All the easter eggs in the Microsoft Build 2020 livestream * Microsoft Build 2020 highlights: Project Reunion and Fluid Framework * Microsoft embraces open source: it's a whole new Microsoft * Twitter says everyone can work from home forever. Facebook says they can, too, …



  • Microsoft Build Highlights, Surface Earbuds Review, Minecraft's Biggest Month
    • College Board sued over flawed online AP tests
    • Minecraft Dungeons Review
    • Minecraft hits 162 Million users/month
    • Former TWiT Producer OMGChad's OMGCraft hits 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers!
    • Satya Nadella's "RGV2cw" Easter Egg spells "Devs" in Base 64
    • All the easter eggs in the Microsoft Build 2020 livestream
    • Microsoft Build 2020 highlights: Project Reunion and Fluid Framework
    • Microsoft embraces open source: it's a whole new Microsoft
    • Twitter says everyone can work from home forever. Facebook says they can, too, but they might pay you less if you move out of state
    • Joe Rogan podcast is now a Spotify Exclusive - will other podcasts start going exclusive?
    • Zoom vs Discord vs Facebook Rooms
    • How to beat Zoom fatigue
    • Will working from home kill the 75-hour work week, or make it worse?
    • Work-from-home means less commuting, for better or for worse
    • Will conferences stay virtual, go back to face-to-face, or be a hybrid?
    • What Zoom/Teams/Slack/Meet/etc solution does your company use?
    • Zoom solves its security issues - or at least seems to be working on it very hard
    • How well is your school handling distance learning?
    • Different communication strokes for different gamer folks
    • Tom Hanks' movie "Greyhound" is a $70 Million Apple TV+ Exclusive
    • HBO Max premieres May 27th, adding yet more confusion to the online media world
    • Bad news about that $125 Equifax settlement
    • Grandma ordered to remove photos of grandchildren over GDPR violation
    • Facebook found not liable for spreading terrorist content by US Supreme Court
    • Walmart kills Jet.com after buying it for more than $3 Billion

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