This Week in Tech

Sep 26th 2021

This Week in Tech 842

The Ivermectin of Smartphones

Hosted by Leo Laporte
Crackdown in China, Surface Duo 2, end of magazines, Peter Thiel
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Category: News

Crackdown in China, Surface Duo 2, end of magazines, Peter Thiel

  •  What technology has brought since the '80s.
  •  Are today's students aware of how much technology has changed since the '80s?
  •  We the Media: Grassroots Journalism By the People, For the People New edition by Dan Gillmor.
  •  The importance of blogs and the state of blogs now.
  •  Facebook: The Inside Story by Steven Levy.
  •  How much has Mark Zuckerberg evolved since the beginning of Facebook?
  •  Facebook to testify on kids' safety as lawmakers probe a whistleblower’s revelations.
  •  Was the Facebook Files series a fair representation of what's going on inside the company?
  •  China’s central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown.
  •  FBI held back ransomware decryption key from businesses to run operations targeting hackers.
  •  Apple iPhone 13 Review: The Most Incremental Upgrade Ever.
  •  Microsoft’s new Surface Duo 2 has all the features that were missing the first time around.
  •  Where does Apple go next? What is the next "perfect thing"?
  •  The Framework Laptop.
  •  The Art of the Thiel.
  •  Watch a raven take out a Google drone mid-air as the tech giant is forced to ground its home delivery service due to bird attacks.
  •  What Our Research Really Says About Teen Well-Being and Instagram.
  • “Completely Running Blind.” Apple’s Power Move To Kneecap Facebook Advertising Is Working.
  •  Google to Buy New York City Office Building for $2.1 Billion.
  •  The NSA and CIA Use Ad Blockers Because Online Advertising Is So Dangerous.
  •  I went to Amazon's high-tech hair salon and virtually dyed my hair pink — then got the best haircut I've ever had.
  •  William Shatner's Going to Space on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Rocket Ship.
  •  Facebook introduces portable Portal Go for $199.
  •  Facebook Chief Technology Officer Schroepfer to Step Down.
  •  The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming.
  •  Barry Diller’s IAC in Talks to Buy Magazine Publisher Meredith.
  •  Phones of journalist who tracked Viktor Orban’s childhood friend infected with spyware.

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