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Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.

Episode Date
TWiG 676: The CB of the 80's - Amazon buys iRobot, Musk sells Tesla shares, Samsung Unpacked
2:32:50
  • Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip 4 lets you do more while it's closed.
  • Wear OS is getting a revamped Play Store and offline Google Maps later this year.
  • Political Chips by Ben Thompson.
  • Biden signs $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act.
  • Yes, the Inflation Reduction Act Is a Big Effing Deal.
  • Bill Gates: A Clean Energy Future is in the Hands of Congress.
  • Amazon announces deal to buy Roomba maker for $1.7 billion.
  • Maps, mops and Matter: Why Amazon wants iRobot.
  • What Amazon's Roomba and One Medical Deals Have in Common.
  • The smart home doesn't need a robot — it should be a robot.
  • The Radical Scope of Tesla's Data Hoard Logs and records of its customers' journeys fill out petabytes—and court case dockets.
  • Barney McCallum - Pickleball Hall of Fame.
  • More with Barney McCallum.
  • Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment.
  • This Is the Data Facebook Gave Police to Prosecute a Teenager for Abortion.
  • Google Set to Face DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Over Ad Market Monopoly.
  • Android amps up campaign to push Apple into adopting RCS.
  • Google Sues Sonos Over Voice Control Technology.
  • Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO to a 'public debate' about bots.
  • Elon Musk sells nearly $7 billion in Tesla shares.
  • Scientists hid encryption key for Wizard of Oz text in plastic molecules.
  • NASA is sending an iPad to the moon.
  • If you're having problems with Google search, you're not alone.
  • Meta's AI Chatbot Has Election-Denying, Antisemitic Bugs to Work Out.
  • Will Europe Force a Facebook Blackout?
  • Man who built ISP instead of paying Comcast $50K expands to hundreds of homes.
  • Google launches new website for kids learning to read.
  • Google Fiber Blog: What's next for Google Fiber.
  • Google Meet live sharing brings shared YouTube watching, Spotify listening, and games.
  • Google rolling out GPS fix for Pixel 6/Pro and 6a, August update coming.
  • @PessimistsArc: 1983 debate about home PC, with comparisons to hula hoop fad.

Picks:

  • Stacey - Eve Aqua Smart Water Controller.
  • Stacey - B-Hyve Smart Wi-Fi Irrigation Controller.
  • Jeff - Teens, Social Media and Technology 2022.
  • Ant - Vegas Pro 20 Launched.
  • Ant - Send Me Your Photography "Ooops" Moments for Hands-On Photography.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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Aug 11, 2022
TWiG 675: The Quibi Button - Instagram reverts, CHIPS Act, Roku's button problem, Batgirl movie
2:41:43
  • Instagram walks back TikTok-style changes — Adam Mosseri explains why.
  • Mark Zuckerberg and Adam Mosseri Need You All to Stop Being Big Babies.
  • Wrong number' text message scams are surging.
  • CHIPS Act clears Congress, ensuring $52 billion boost to US foundries.
  • FBI investigation determined Chinese-made Huawei equipment could disrupt US nuclear arsenal communications.
  • Twitter is raising the Blue subscription price from $2.99 to $4.99 monthly.
  • Roku has a problem — its buttons aren't printing enough money.
  • FTC's Lina Khan Overruled Staff to Sue Meta Over Virtual-Reality Deal (META).
  • Meta officially cuts funding for U.S. news publishers.
  • 'Days Of Our Lives' Moving From NBC To Peacock.
  • Peacock's paid subscribers stayed flat at 13 million, losses widen to $467 million.
  • Lollipops Hustle on Amazon Costs Family Candy Business Millions.
  • I quit my job to buy and resell used books on Amazon. Now, I use my 6-figure income to travel the world.
  • Google Meet meets Duo Meet, with Meet in Duo but Duo isn't going into Meet.
  • Google CEO to employees: Productivity and focus must improve.
  • Pixel Buds Pro get a demo area in NYC.
  • TikTok and the Fall of the Social-Media Giants.
  • A TikTok Music app could challenge Spotify and Apple.
  • Sandwich guy goes solo.
  • Gordon Ramsey judges cooking TikToks.
  • Ali Spagnola doorstop keyboard.
  • Ali Spagnola chiapet toilet.
  • Podcast Guests Are Paying Up to $50,000 to Appear on Popular Shows.
  • Investing in VeeFriends.
  • Pearson plans to sell its textbooks as NFTs.
  • GPT-3 writes Wikipedia's deletion report in the style of Hunter S. Thompson.
  • Google Search's built-in timer has disappeared and no one's saying why.
  • YouTube Music can now show 'Other performances'.
  • YouTube's new tool lets creators turn their own videos into Shorts.
  • Google is switching your Gmail interface to this new look.
  • Google Meet meets Duo Meet, with Meet in Duo but Duo isn't going into Meet.
  • Google Play Store takes aim at annoying game ads, copycat apps, and misinformation in new rules.
  • Google Play Store removes version numbers from Android app listings.
  • Netflix's lawsuit against the 'Bridgerton Musical' could change online fandom.
  • The Hunt for Shelved $90 Million 'Batgirl' Movie Is On.

Picks:

  • Jeff - 'Please do not erase': A treasured whiteboard at Boston Children's Hospital has not been touched for 15 years.
  • Jeff - Werewolf erotica is the latest global gig work trend.
  • Ant - My Personal Best Has Been Beaten.
  • Ant - Stolen Gear: Help Rancho Cotate High Track Team.
  • Ant - Thank You Nichelle Nichols.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

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Aug 04, 2022
TWiG 674: Happy Leap Schmear - Tech earnings tanked, Instagram changes, TikTok in China, leap second
2:25:05
  • Alphabet misses on earnings and revenue for second quarter.
  • Google earnings signal company weathering slowdown better than expected.
  • Mark Zuckerberg braces Meta employees for 'intense period'.
  • Instagram Admits It's 'Not Good' After Kardashians Beg It to Stop Copying TikTok.
  • Introducing Home and Feeds on Facebook.
  • Zuck Turns Up the Heat.
  • Sunset of the social network.
  • @elonmusk: The media is a click-seeking machine dressed up as a truth-seeking machine.
  • Inside TikTok's Attempts to 'Downplay the China Association'.
  • Google Fires Blake Lemoine, Engineer Who Called Its AI Sentient.
  • Google, like Amazon, will let police see your video without a warrant.
  • TikTok's Pink Sauce chef defends her viral condiment.
  • Today's TikTok culinary horror: pizza sacrilege.
  • Why Does the Prison-Life Content on TikTok Feel So Familiar?
  • A Fond Farewell to the Chaotic Italian Sandwich Man of TikTok.
  • Google is adding Flyover-like aerial views to Maps.
  • Google Photos website starts showing the backup quality of every image.
  • Google Play gets a new logo for its 10-year anniversary.
  • Hangouts on Air is back as Google Meet brings YouTube livestreaming to free Gmail.
  • Pixel's At a Glance widget starts showing Air Quality (AQI) alerts.
  • Google Drive, Docs, and other Workspace apps getting optimized for Android tablets.
  • Chromecast with Google TV finally supports streaming live video from new Nest Cams, Doorbell.
  • Chromebooks are getting a new, more advanced Google Photos movie editor.
  • Discovery of new UEFI rootkit exposes an ugly truth: The attacks are invisible to us.
  • Coding Mistake Made Intel GPUs 100X Slower in Ray Tracing.
  • The drive to save Choco Taco.
  • Chess robot grabs and breaks finger of a seven-year-old opponent.
  • Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024.
  • Why One Critical Second Can Wreak Havoc on the Internet.
  • How to Use BeReal, the 'Unfiltered' Social Media App.
  • Why Big Tech Is Making a Big Play for Live Sports.
  • Why Amazon is buying a little-known medical provider for $3.9 billion.
  • Frankfurt airport boss blames travel chaos on black suitcases.

Picks:

  • Stacey - @secengineer on TikTok.
  • Jeff - @jeffjarvis: Well, damn, now I'm crying all over again. Newport put up two high-quality and complete videos from @jonimitchell's set.
  • Ant - Mac Arnold's 80th birthday celebrated with blues jam.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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Jul 28, 2022
TWiG 673: Swipe Right For Schmuck - AR Glasses Beta, ChromeOS Flex, Dall-E waitlist, Netflix earnings
2:31:50
  • Google Begins Publicly Testing Its AR Glasses.
  • Not paywalled: Google reportedly pauses hiring for two weeks to 'review our headcount needs'.
  • TikTok Begins Layoffs as Part of Potentially Far-Reaching 'Reorganization' Plan.
  • HP Elite Dragonfly 13.5 Chromebook PC.
  • New Pixelbooks were confirmed at Google I/O 2022, and we all missed it.
  • How I revived three ancient computers with ChromeOS Flex.
  • Ant got a new Pixel 6.
  • Twitter-Musk trial on $44 billion deal set to begin in October after Musk loses effort to delay.
  • OpenAI expands access to DALL-E 2, its powerful image-generating AI system.
  • Alexa gets ready for Matter and a context-aware smart home.
  • Thread gets an update ahead of Matter.
  • Netflix Loses Nearly 1 Million Subscribers, Vows Rebound.
  • Netflix Aims to Launch Cheaper, Ad-Supported Plan in Early 2023.
  • Netflix Tests Another Way to Charge for Password Sharing.
  • Cats can't stop watching 'Stray' and yes, there's a whole Twitter account about it.
  • #duet with @syllygirl this ladys gonna put my kids through college #chef #fyp #nwo.
  • Qualcomm launches wearable chips that may finally meet the moment.
  • YouTube hires Rene Ritchie, a tech YouTuber and former iMore leader, as its new creator liaison.
  • FCC chair proposes new US broadband standard of 100Mbps down, 20Mbps up.
  • FCC Asks Mobile Carriers About Data Retention and Privacy Policies.
  • Google Meet adding support for anonymous questions and poll responses.
  • The new Google Wallet is starting to show up on people's phones.
  • Google Docs getting edit notifications that alert you to additions and removals.
  • YouTube reduces Content ID appeal process from 30 to 7 days.
  • Now Google Photos has a shortcut to help you find your screenshots faster.
  • It's ChromeOS now, not Chrome OS.
  • Sand battery in Finland.
  • Tesla AI Boss Resigns Creating More Problems For Autopilot.

Picks:

  • Jeff - How 'Old Country' went from a Reddit story to a novel and Netflix deal.
  • Jeff - History of user interfaces.
  • Stacey - Woosh Air: Smart Air Filter.
  • Ant - Adobe Max Registration Now Open.
  • Ant - Thanks for supporting youth sports.
  • Ant - Follow Ant on Instagram.
  • Jason - The iconic Atari 2600 console gets the Lego treatment.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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Jul 21, 2022
TWiG 672: Lamination From the Heart - Twitter sues Elon Musk, Ev leaves Medium, Juul ban, World Emoji Day
3:00:32

Twitter sues Elon Musk, Ev leaves Medium, Juul ban, World Emoji Day

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

Guest: Cathy Gellis

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Jul 14, 2022
TWiG 671: The Cake Is a Pie - 25 Years of Google Search, EU Regulation, GPT-3 AI
2:34:05
  • British Government Gone Rogue
  • Google closes data loophole amid privacy fears over abortion ruling
  • Google on women's data after Roe
  • EU regulation passes: The DMA and DSA just got real
  • Common Crawl
  • What is Web 3 and the Decline of Crypto
  • Bored Ape Yacht Club Founder Criticizes Campaign That Says The BAYC Has Nazi Symbolism
  • Great little BBC movement
  • Scientific American Asked GPT-3 to Write an Academic Paper about Itself—Then Tried to Get It Published
  • Jeff asks GPT-3 to write an op-ed about moral panic and the net
  • And a short story
  • 25 years of Google search: a tour
  • Rise of the woebots: why are robots always so sad?
  • I watched hundreds of flat-Earth videos to learn how conspiracy theories spread
  • Meta warns employees of 'serious times' in internal memo listing key product bets
  • Android 12 July security patch rolling out to Google Pixel, factory images & OTAs live
  • Samsung July 2022 update is now rolling out for these Galaxy devices
  • Google Photos starts rolling out a new pop-up UI for quick sharing and library management
  • New Zero Day Threat Revealed For Millions Of Google Chrome Users
  • Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, and Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props for Filmmaking
  • Arby's, Old Spice, and meat sweats
  • Don't buy this
  • ZGCINE NPF Battery Quick Charger

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

Guest: Glenn Fleishman

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Jul 07, 2022
TWiG 670: Stacey's a Spy! - Google Reacts to Roe v Wade Decision, Instagram AI, Netflix Ad Strategy
2:35:33
  • Tech companies already changing HR policies in response to landmark Roe v. Wade decision
  • Online Privacy Becomes Critical If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned
  • Here's Google's letter saying employees can relocate to states with abortion rights
  • Facebook says 'incorrect enforcement' removed posts on abortion pill access
  • Taco Bell's Latest Tostada Features a Giant Cheez-It
  • ADT Is Betting Google Can Drag It Into the Future
  • Instagram is testing an AI tool that verifies your age by scanning your face
  • Snapchat adds paid subscription with more features for power users
  • Google Proposes To Keep Campaign Messages Out of Spam
  • Reminiscing about Google Q
  • Meta, TikTok Could Face Civil Liability for Addicting Children in California
  • Ofcom numbersGoogle is encouraging all companies to introduce anonymous code review to remove bias in reviews
  • Google helps Workspace customers measure carbon footprint of use
  • Google is paying the Wikimedia Foundation for better access to information
  • Google's new Chromebook features make it easier to connect to Android phones
  • Google Hangouts is shutting down in November
  • Gmail gets Material You web redesign and 'Gmail-only' view without Chat, Meet
  • Chrome for iOS is getting better protections against malicious sites
  • Nest Hub Max gets Fuchsia update in Preview Program
  • Fingerbot
  • Atari 50 Year Anniversary
  • Compound Pejoratives on Reddit
  • The Rise of the 0.5 Selfie
  • The Burger That Instagram Built
  • Maker of Bored Ape NFTs sues artist for profiting off 'copycat' images
  • The Accidental Media Critics of YouTube
  • Aero Quartet Video Recovery Service
  • Nikon Announces Budget-friendly Mirroless Z-30
  • June Egg Pan
  • Meta and Google's hold on digital advertising loosens as TikTok and others gain share

Hosts: Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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Jun 30, 2022
TWiG 669: Mommy Made Me Match My M&Ms - GPT-3, Musk talks to Twitter, Meta Avatar store, VidCon, Amazon drones
2:58:45
  • The Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John von Neumann by Ananyo Bhattacharya.
  • Trust by Hernan Diaz.
  • City on Fire by Don Winslow.
  • Sentence: Ten Years and a Thousand Books in Prison by Daniel Genis.
  • The Newspaper Axis: Six Press Barons Who Enabled Hitler by Kathryn S. Olmsted.
  • Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall by Alexandra Lange.
  • The Library: A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree, Arthur der Weduwen.
  • Play with GPT-3 yourself here.
  • Finding out whether GPT-3 can take the SAT.
  • VidCon Returns as Chill Falls on Creator Economy.
  • Elon Musk said he wants Twitter to become the WeChat of the western world in his first meeting with employees.
  • When Elon met Twitter.
  • Introducing: Notes We're testing a way to write longer on Twitter.
  • SpaceX employees say Elon Musk is an 'embarrassment' as he waffles on work-from-home.
  • Microsoft, Meta, and others are founding a metaverse open standards group (no Apple or Roblox).
  • 'Snow Crash' Author Neal Stephenson Is Building a 'Free Metaverse' Called Lamina1.
  • Meta is launching a digital clothing store where you can purchase outfits for your avatar.
  • How Thom Browne became 2022's hottest red carpet commodity.
  • Leaked Amazon memo warns the company is running out of people to hire.
  • Amazon drones are coming to town. Some locals want to shoot them.
  • NPR & Edison Research: Smart Speaker Ownership Reaches 35% of Americans.
  • Leo's day with his voice assistant.
  • Here Comes the Sun—to End Civilization.
  • Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall Are Said to Be Divorcing.
  • Bill Nye the Married Guy! "Science Guy" star tied the knot last month.
  • Researcher Hacks Into Backend for Network of Smart Jacuzzis.
  • Leaded aviation gasoline is poisoning a new generation.
  • Most popular websites for news in the world: Monthly top 50 listing.
  • Proof By Seth Abramson.
  • SpaceX: Starlink Risks Becoming 'Unusable' If Dish Gets 12GHz Spectrum.
  • Google News (now 20 years old) gets a redesign.
  • Google Password Manager now has an Android home screen shortcut.
  • Chrome 103 replaces the built-in password list with Android's default manager.
  • Google Password Manager starts offering on-device encryption on Android, iOS, and Chrome.
  • Google TV Profiles have arrived, and will allow each user to have their own personalized experience.
  • Google Maps dark mode appears broken on Android Auto for some after recent updates.
  • Why America Will Lose Semiconductors.

Picks:

  • Stacey - KitchenAid Shave Ice Attachment
  • Jeff - TikTok Italian sandwich guy
  • Ant - Pro Mist Filter from Tiffen
  • Ant - Moment's Cine Bloom Filter
  • Ant - New Updates to Premiere Pro
  • Ant - Capture One Update

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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Jun 23, 2022
TWiG 668: Boca de Dragón - Sentient AI, Gates says crypto is a sham, Meta AR glasses, Floppotron 3.0
2:40:09
  • The Google engineer who thinks the company's AI has come to life.
  • DALL·E mini: AI model generating images from any prompt!
  • Nonsense on stilts.
  • Federal safety agency expands its investigation of Tesla's Autopilot system.
  • Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week.
  • Elon Musk says Tesla's fake robot might be ready by September 30th.
  • Jack Dorsey's TBD Presents Bitcoin-based Decentralized Web5.
  • Some thoughts on stock photos on tech websites and the Developer Aesthetic.
  • @rasmus_kleis: 2022 Digital News Report out now. A huge effort by an amazing team that I'm proud to be part of.
  • Meta Hits the Brakes on Portal, AR Glasses, and Other Hardware.
  • Amazon Set to Launch Drone Delivery in California.
  • Bill Gates says crypto and NFTs are a sham.
  • Jay-Z Is Giving Back to the Community He Grew Up In... With a 'Bitcoin Academy'.
  • Qualcomm wins fight against $1 bln EU antitrust fine.
  • Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires by Douglas Rushkoff.
  • The perfect TWiG link: Tiktok, Chipotle, queso.
  • YouTube's new corrections feature lets creators fix the record more easily.
  • Google Chrome's on-device machine learning blocks noisy notification prompts.
  • Google Maps now shows toll prices on Android and iOS.
  • Files and folders in various locations in Drive to be replaced with shortcuts.
  • Google lists their recommended third-party apps for Google Workspace.
  • Google's changing its calendar invites to be clearer and more modern.
  • Google Talk is surprisingly still operational, but that ends on Thursday.
  • The Floppotron 3.0.

Picks:

  • Stacey - Kindle Paperwhite 8th Generation Review
  • Jeff - Sure, Internet Explorer Had Its Faults. But Fans Are Mourning Its Death Anyway
  • Leo - lagplorer.tms.sx
  • Ant - Video "editing" in Adobe Lightroom
  • Ant - Nice Closeout Pricing on a Benro Tripod While Supplies Last
  • Leo - Toucan - Learn a new language just by browsing the internet

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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Jun 16, 2022
TWiG 667: Scuds Off the Bow of Sullivan - Twitter bots, NY Right to Repair, meme stock trading fix, USB-C in EU
2:36:55
  • Why Sheryl Sandberg Quit Facebook's Meta.
  • In reversal, Twitter plans to comply with Musk's demands for data.
  • Texas AG launches investigation against Twitter for allegedly misreporting fake bot accounts.
  • @TwitterBlue: Available now in Top Articles—a new way to find even more content you want to read: "People they follow" expands your results, showing the most-shared articles from the people you follow who they follow.
  • How San Francisco Became a Failed City.
  • New York state passes first-ever 'right to repair' law for electronics.
  • I Tried to Fix My iPhone Myself...Big Mistake.
  • We Tried Apple's iPhone Repair Program. You Shouldn't (Probably).
  • Right to disconnect: new law in effect in Ontario.
  • USB-C will be mandatory for phones sold in the EU 'by autumn 2024'.
  • In meme stock trading fix, S.E.C. to preview new rules.
  • Rewriting Wall Street's Rulebook.
  • Google Fi expands coverage on Pixel with Wi-Fi 'W+ network'.
  • Android 13 Inches Even Closer to Launch with Its Third Beta.
  • Android 12 Beta Program ends with QPR3, Pixel phones will automatically be unenrolled.
  • June's Pixel Feature Drop: At a Glance flashlight & doorbell alerts, 'pocket operator' music maker.
  • Android Auto for Phone Screens is officially dying for everyone.
  • Pixel 6 Pro $100 off in first direct US Google Store discount.
  • Google Photos face grouping has a new retention policy, thanks to $100 million lawsuit.
  • Taco Bell of the Future!
  • DALL-E 2 generates images of Kermit The Frog in various films.
  • High-School Start Times Are Still Too Early for Teens.
  • Time for digital detox.
  • Twitter world leaders policy: What changed?
  • Nothing will reveal its first phone on July 12th.
  • Apple's Passkey Replaces Passwords With iPhone and Mac Authentication.
  • New York Mayor Adams Prioritizes Crypto Hype Over Affordable Broadband.
  • Bird is laying off 23% of staff.
  • Google employee Emma Haruka Iwao calculates the record pi digit.
  • Friendlyjordies: John Barilaro to be paid $715,000 by Google over YouTube videos.
  • Trippiest tech glitch ever.

Picks:

  • Ant - NCAA Track and Field Championship Begins
  • Ant - Turn Signl
  • Ant - Order a Print from Ant
  • Jeff - Oh, you must have met the Queen

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

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Jun 09, 2022