Tech News Weekly

Nov 29th 2018

Tech News Weekly 59

No Money, No Lipstick, No Problem

Purple Air, Ads in Your Baby Registry
Records every Thursday at 5:30pm Eastern / 2:30pm Pacific / 22:30 UTC.
Guests: Adrian Dybwad, Dara Kerr, Jenny Odell, Rolfe Winkler
Category: News
  • 1:55 How Purple Air crowd sources its air quality sensors to bring vital information about pollution to everyone
  • 16:56 On-demand motorized scooter companies Lime and Bird are influencing helmet laws and taking risks at rider's expense.
  • 27:41 Digital artist Jenny Odell spins a web of Amazon lipstick drop shippers, Christian Universities, and Newsweek.
  • 42:48 Amazon baby registries are using deceptive ad practices to trick buyers into buying gifts new parents don't want.
  • 57:23 Jason has a first look at the new Google Pixel Slate and Megan wants to switch it out for her iPad.

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