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

Oct 19th 2022

This Week in Google 686

Indoctrinized and Radicalated

Ye to buy Parler, Musk's absolute Twitter control, Bluesky roadmap
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Category: News
  • - Kanye West is buying ‘free speech platform’ Parler.
  • - Court blocks Texas social media law from taking effect.
  • - Musk Will Have Absolute Control Over Twitter, Documents Show.
  • - I have seen the frightening future of spam. It is this $1.5b AI bot co (formerly Jarvis.ai)
  • - Jack Dorsey-Founded Bluesky Unveils Roadmap for Decentralized Social Networks.
  • - What happened to XMPP?
  • - New York attorney general release report on "chilling" Buffalo shooting.
  • - How TikTok ate the internet.
  • - Ai-Da the robot sums up the flawed logic of Lords debate on AI.

Picks:

  • Glenn - @GlennF: New acquisition in the Not-Dr Fleishman’s Cabinet of Printing Wonders: the “golden” Sun or the “paper that poisoned its printers.” Printed in honor of the coronation of Queen Victoria on June 28, 1838, the gold-hued type sickened the paper’s printers.
  • Jeff - Freedom House report on internet freedom.
  • Kevin - Free Domain Names via Indie Web Camp.

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