Dec 21st 2016
This Week in Google 384
Hosted by Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham
Top Google Searches of 2016
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
What the world searched for in 2016, Mark Zuckerberg's AI home assistant sounds like Morgan Freeman, fake news, Uber loses $3 billion, Tom Wheeler quits the FCC, Waymo minivans.
- Stacey's Thing: Canary Flex
- Jeff's Number: $250 million home for tech in NYC
- Leo's Tool: Netgear Orbi
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- The best Christmas 2016 adverts
- Alphabet’s self-driving car subsidiary Waymo gives first glimpse of autonomous minivans
- Ikea Really Wants Teenagers to Stop Secretly Sleeping in its Stores
- Uber losses expected to hit $3 billion in 2016 despite revenue growth
- Your Phone Is Listening—Literally Listening—to Your TV
- Google Home’s Secret Weakness: the Word ‘Google
- At Home With Mark Zuckerberg And Jarvis, The AI Assistant He Built For His Family
- Watch Mark Zuckerberg’s Morgan Freeman-voiced Jarvis AI in action
- 2016: The year Facebook became the bad guy
- Tim Wu on Triangulation
- The Secret Agenda of a Facebook Quiz
- Dunning-Kruger Effect: Why You Doubt Your Strengths
- Related: Bill asks Mark for a Jarvis. Everybody wants a Jarvis.
- Do we want to talk about FB's fake news changes? (Came out last Thursday)
- Google's Year in Search 2016 - Google Trends
- No, tonight won't be the darkest night in 500 years
- YouTube star documents getting kicked off Delta flight, allegedly for speaking Arabic
- Tom Wheeler Resigns from the FCC
- Remaining FCC Commissioners Promise to Gut Net Neutrality 'As Soon As Possible'
- Not OK Google: Tree-loving family turns down Page and pals' $7m
- German law would fine social media sites “publishing” fake news
- The True Story Behind The Biggest Fake News Hit Of The Election - BuzzFeed News
- Fake Online Locksmiths May Be Out to Pick Your Pocket, Too
- Yahoo shares tumble as investors fear Verizon acquisition trouble
- Bana Alabed, Aleppo's tweeting girl, meets Turkey's President Erdogan
- Big Tech Has the Supply Chain Blues
- The Great A.I. Awakening
- The best tech reporting of 2016
- Canary Flex
- $250m home for tech in NYC!
- Jerry Lewis tortures reporter for 7 minutes