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

Aug 19th 2020

This Week in Google 573

Australian for Leistungsschutzrecht

Facebook vs QAnon, Trump vs TikTok, Google vs Australia
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
Category: News

Facebook vs QAnon, Trump vs TikTok, Google vs Australia

  • Google's deprecation policy is killing it.
  • Google goes to the Australian public for help after the government blocks snippets
  • The Internet War is over, and Google won
  •  What if Facebook dies?
  •  Why America should kill TikTok
  •  Twitter changing Retweet to "Quote Tweet"
  •  Testing the new 6Ghz bandwidth 5G spectrum
  • Spot robot now caring for patients in hospitals
  •  German princess gets her drunk rants taken off of Google
  • Trump praises QAnon as Facebook moves to block them
  • Zoom comes to Google Nest Hub, WebEx comes to
  •  The Pine Phone ultra-secure Linux phone and the Obama Phone for low-income folk
  • GPT-3 AI-generated blog post hits the front page of Hacker News
  •  Zombie pigs!
  • Ryan Renolds sells Aviation Gin for $610 million
  •  Mint Mobile Plus has the best movie selection any streaming provider
  •  DNC 2020: The YouTube Convention
  •  The Google Changelog: Google Duo --> Google Meet | Multi-room Nest audio | Google AI hardware in new hands | Google Travel COVID info | Google Maps detail | Android 11 vs camera choice | Activity Cards in Search


  • Picks of the Week:
  •  Stacey's Thing: Firewalla Gold: Multi-Gigabit Cyber Security
  • Jeff's Numbers: Amazon adds 3,500 jobs
  •  Ant's Stuff: Adobe Max Registration
  • Ant's Stuff 2: An amazing content creator and an amazing maker
  • Karsten's Mask: Handmade leather mask from MereLeather in Ukraine. Very comfortable comes with paper filters, or you can use your own n95 inserts.
  •  Karsten's Mask 2: YouTuber builds gun that shoots masks onto people's faces

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