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

Dec 21st 2022

This Week in Google 695

The Airing of Grievances

Point-E, Public Domain day 2023, IoT and consent, John Carmack
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Category: News
  • Life Expectancy by occupation for people with a wikipedia page.
  • How Influencers Hype Crypto, Without Disclosing Their Financial Ties.
  • OpenAI releases Point-E, an AI that generates 3D models.
  • On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots: Can Language Models Be Too Big?
  • ‘Magic Avatar’ App Lensa Generated Nudes From My Childhood Photos.
  • MSG’s Facial Recognition at Radio City Gets Girl Scout Mom Kicked Out.
  • A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
  • We should talk about consent in IoT.
  • Lionel Messi's World Cup celebration is now the most-liked post on Instagram.
  • Looking ahead to CES 2023.
  • Public Domain Day 2023.
  • Tom Lehrer Songs – Songs and Lyrics by Tom Lehrer.
  • John Fetterman’s TikTok Whisperer.
  • Police provide first official details of Elon Musk’s alleged stalker incident.
  • Alex Barredo: "@joinmastodon official account has been banned on Twitter.
  • Elon Musk now says he’ll step down as Twitter CEO.
  • Who is John J. Ray III, FTX’s new chief executive?
  • Ex-Google Contractor Settles Lawsuit Over Religious Sect.
  • Virtual Reality Pioneer John Carmack Is Leaving Meta.
  • Instagram launches new tool to help hacked users regain account access.
  • Bear scratching Festivus pole.

Picks:

  • Stacey - Therabody Smart Goggles
  • Jeff - What Comes Next for the Most Empty Downtown in America
  • Ant - Sony Alpha Holiday Deals
  • Ant - Spyder Checkr Photo on Sale
  • Leo - Medieval chaperon, Medieval woolen chaperone, Medieval hood, Medieval hat, 14th century hood, 15th century hat, Medieval headwear, Chaperon
  • Leo - movetodon.org

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