This Week in Google with Leo Laporte

Mar 3rd 2021

This Week in Google 601

Wear Your Dadgum Schnutenpulli!

How tech journalism changed since 2016, Pixel feature drop, NFTs
Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.
Guests: Dr. Nirit Weiss-Blatt, PhD
Category: News
  • Pre-Techlash era & background to the Techlash
  • How did the election of Donald Trump usher in the TechLash? How did Big Tech respond?
  • Is there a new kind of honesty and transparency for big tech companies right now?
  • Google abandons individualized tracking for ads
  • Microsoft Ignite Keynote 2021
  • The disillusionment of social media
  • SpaceX Starship SN10 Launch
  • NFTs and a Thousand True Fans
  • Grimes made $5.8 million in 20 minutes selling NFT art
  • Here's someone Ant met and their sold NFT
  • March Pixel Feature Drop: Underwater photos, Gboard Smart Compose, and more
  • Google releases Android 12 Developer Preview 1.1 with bug fixes
  • Chrome 89 rolling out: Reading list, Tab Search, Profiles redesign, and more
  • Google stops selling Cardboard
  • Google Duo on Android using ‘Lyra’ to offer natural-sounding voice calls on even a 2G connection
  • Google Nest Hubs get three new clock faces
  • The SpaceX #SN10 Starship has exploded after landing
  • Abraham Lincoln As You’ve Never Seen Him Before
  • MyHeritage to be Acquired by Leading Private Equity Firm Francisco Partners
  • AI creation of hands playing piano according to music track
  • The 6 Train Can Help You Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit - Civic Center - New York - DNAinfo
  • You'll miss them when they're gone: OZ news traffic fell 24% during FB freeze-out

Picks:

  • Nirit - The Techlash and Tech Crisis Communication
  • Jeff - German covid words
  • Ant - Jim Gaffigan marks one year of lockdown

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