The New Screen Savers

Aug 29th 2015

The New Screen Savers 17

Social Media and Politics

Hosted by Leo Laporte, Mike Elgan
Social media is changing politics forever, tracking El Niño, and a car battery with super-capacitors.
Records live every Saturday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
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How political campaigns are using social media to influence your vote, El Niño is on the way, and a man who invented a Twitter bot that has won thousands of contests has now invented a revolutionary car battery.

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