This Week in Google with Leo Laporte

May 13th 2020

This Week in Google 559

Harry Pocketed It

How to Work From Home Forever
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Category: News

How to Work From Home Forever

  •  Zoom fatigue is a real thing
  •  Twitter employees can work from home forever - do you want to go back to the office?
  •  Google employees are charging their shelter-at-home lunches to their expense account
  •  Pixel shake-up - top members of the Pixel team have left Google
  •  Jarvis' Pixel Buds are still busted - and now so are Jason Howell's
  •  Pixel Buds will get feature drops
  •  Jeffrey Katzenberg blames Covid-19 for Quibi's failure
  •  Google Meet captions are incredible
  •  Jeff interviews the voice of Steak-Umms
  •  Taco Bell Quarterly - Taco Bell Poetry
  •  Can Facebook possibly regulate itself?
  •  Google's Sidewalk project in Toronto is canceled
  •  Facebook's new American Edge pro-tech advocacy group
  •  Amazon hired 175,000 new workers to deal with COVID order spikes
  •  Amazon's new Kindle Fire
  •  Netflix and Amazon Prime win the streaming wars
  •  Hamilton coming to Disney+ July 3rd
  •  Uber tries to buy GrubHub
  •  Australia wants Google to pay for news snippets
  •  Doomscrolling
  •  Luminary podcast network raises another $30 million to burn
  •  France gives platforms one hour to remove pedophilia and terrorism-related content

Picks of the Week

  • Leo's Tool: Scunthorpe Sans - A s*** font that f***ing censors bad language automatically
  •  Stacey's Thing: August Wi-Fi Smart Lock
  •  Jeff's Numbers: 1.8m people pretend to be ants on FB

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