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

Aug 26th 2020

This Week in Google 574

The Right to Be For Scottin

Bezos Hits $200B, Palantir IPO, Trump vs Twitter
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Category: News

Bezos Hits $200B, Palantir IPO, Trump vs Twitter

  •  Jeff Bezos, the 200 Billion Dollar Man
  •  Palantir files for IPO; flips off Silicon Valley
  •  How much government secrecy is too much government secrecy?
  • Verily is getting into insurance for health insurance
  • Google to block heavy ads
  •  Oculus Connect renamed to Facebook Connect
  •  Facebook requires Oculus users to log in via Facebook
  •  Donald Trump asks the Supreme Court to let him block Twitter users
  •  Border Patrol claims the right to collect electronic data and keep it for 75 years from all citizens within 100 miles of the US Border
  •  Why college students should take a gap year in 2020 and what they should do with it
  •  Trader Joes has cacio e pepe, and other pasta tips
  •  The Scottish Wikipedia is written by an American in broken English
  • Zoom day is the new snow day
  •  Why boys are doing better than girls in quarantine


  • Picks of the Week
  • Leo's Tool: Audible Plus
  • Stacey's Thing: S'moresUp
  •  Jeff's Number: Tech 5 account for 20% of stock market value
  • Jeff's Number 2: Forty
  •  Ant's Stuff: DJI Osmo Mobile 4
  •  Ant's Stuff 2: Guest appearance on He Shoots He Draws podcast
  • Karsten's Mask: A.I.R. Solo™ Personal UV Respirator
  •  Karsten's Mask 2: Leather ALIEN Facehugger Mask

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