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

Oct 14th 2020

This Week in Google 581

Monks Are Cheap

Bad Pixel 5 Reviews, Kitchen Tech, Facebook Can't Fix Itself
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Category: News

Bad Pixel 5 Reviews, Kitchen Tech, Facebook Can't Fix Itself

  • Pixel 5 reviews are pretty negative, especially of the camera - should we get an iPhone 12 instead?
  •  5G is the WIMAX of 2020. Watch this 5G Supercut!
  •  5G will be a big deal sometime. It just isn't now.
  • Google vs Oracle amicus briefs for sale
  •  Google's Search On live event is barely news. We'd rather be at the Smart Kitchen Summit
  •  Smart ovens and other food tech
  •  It all comes back to Gutenberg
  • Google Changelog: tighten your shoelaces with OK Google | Android is listening | storytelling smart screens | 6 new things you can do with Android 11 | RIP Play Music Store | - amplifies Black voices
  • Nvidia's super new Zoom features
  •  The Gartner Hype Cycle and the Trough of Disillusionment
  •  Google gives the police your search keywords
  •  Google employees can't say antitrust
  •  Google is firing workers and shipping work off to Poland
  •  Why Facebook can't fix itself
  •  Facebook takes down erroneous NY Post article about Hunter Biden
  •  Clarence Thomas wants to scale back Section 230
  •  Writing directly into the CMS is Chaotic Evil
  •  All airline pilots try to sound like Chuck Yeager, who went to school with Jeff Jarvis' dad


  • Picks of the Week
  •  Leo's Tool: Johns Hopkins Poker Course
  •  Stacey's Thing: Chef IQ
  • Jeff's Number: Bletchley Park gets $1m donation from FB
  • Jeff's Number 2: Jeff's Scoop Awards keynote
  •  Ant's Stuff: OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSDs - (affiliate link)
  •  Ant's Stuff 2: It's Not WHAT You Say

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