This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

Sep 18th 2019

This Week in Google 526

All Stick No Carrot

Pixel 4 Event, Pixelbook 2, Facebook Portal
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
Category: News

This Week's Stories

  •  Pixel 4 event confirmed for October 15th, may include Pixelbook 2
  •  Facebook announces its final rules for the Oversight Board.
  •  Facebook Portal wants to take over your TV
  •  Facebook wants to trademark the word "Book"
  •  Google uses AI to diagnose skin cancer
  •  Google launching new Nest Wi-Fi router with Google Assistant
  •  Banning face recognition: pros and cons
  •  Check out Triangulation #400 for a great interview with the man behind San Francisco's face recognition ban
  •  Google Fi Unlimited
  •  Pixel 4 in Coral- or is it Cheeto?
  •  Pixel 4 camera will feature astrophotography
  •  The Last Apple Keynote
  •  Government to Google: let employees talk about salary
  •  Richard Stallman quits MIT and FSF
  •  What if all the proposed tech regulations passed? Jeff Jarvis has the ultimate dystopian view

Tips and Picks

  •  Leo's Tool: Write with Transformer
  •  Jeff's Numbers: Wearable chair, save 50% on Pixel 3
  •  Stacey's Things: Funko Advent Calendar: Marvel 80th Anniversary, Woodinville Whiskey Co.
  •  Ant's Wholesome Stuff: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Next Week

  •  Kevin Tofel will be on TWiG next week with a look at what we are expecting from the Pixelbook 2, so come back next week, or Subscribe at so you don't miss it. 

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