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

Jun 17th 2020

This Week in Google 564

Non Sequitur Land

Leo Buys a $75k Spot Robot, How to Block FB Political Ads
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Category: News
  • Watch Stacey's Machine Learning on the Edge Conference!
  • Watch Leo on Alex Lindsay's Office Hours!
  • Leo buys a $75,000 Boston Dynamics Spot robot
  • Google puts Juneteenth on Google Calendar, creates a racial equity task force
  • Google did not demonetize The Federalist
  • Conservatives want to limit Google's and other social media's Section 230 protections
  • Facebook and Instagram will let you block political ads, help 4 million people register to vote
  • How to record Twitter audio clips
  • Twitter removes Chinese, Turkish, and Russian propaganda accounts
  • How the CIA was hacked in Vault 7
  • Google tries to fight Zoom by adding Meet to Gmail
  • Adobe Flash will finally die this year
  • Why T-Mobile was down, and what the FCC will do about it
  • Why the Internet Archive bought a record store
  • US no longer in top 10 internet speed countries
  • eBay executives send journalists roaches and a pig mask
  • Leo's Tool: Bellus 3D Printed Mask Guards
  • Stacey's Thing: The End of October by Lawrence Wright
  • Jeff's Numbers: 21 years ago investment in Google

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