Tech News Weekly

Apr 29th 2021

Tech News Weekly 181

Deepfaking Your Geography

School Content Blockers, Planned Obsolescence in Tech, Clubhousification
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • Damon Beres talks about his op-ed in the New York Times about the cognitive dissonance of Apple's hardware event compared to the simultaneous occurrence of Earth Week.
  • Todd Feathers from VICE discusses how content blockers in schools are often hit or miss with damaging consequences.
  • Instagram is rolling out Clubhouse-like features as well as every other social network. Was Clubhouse an innovator or is it merely an also-ran?
  • Deepfake technology is turning its gaze onto geographical data which poses national security concerns, but fake mapping data is nothing new.

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