This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Paris Martineau

Feb 22nd 2023

This Week in Google 704

Ensconced in Felt

Section 230 in the Supreme Court, Google from the inside, Meta "verified"

Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Cathy Gellis
Category: News
  • Some Initial Thoughts On The Supreme Court Oral Arguments In Gonzalez: Non-Experts Might Still Make A Mess Of Things, But Without Understanding Why.
  • Quick Debrief on the Gonzalez v. Google Oral Arguments.
  • Cathy's Amicus brief.
  • Supreme Court Wrestles With Suit Claiming Twitter Aided Terrorists.
  • What happened to the K9YO pico balloon? Shot down by an F-22 Raptor.
  • The maze is in the mouse. What ails Google. And how it can turn…
  • Google Calls In Help From Larry Page and Sergey Brin for A.I. Fight.
  • YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki is leaving, replaced by Neal Mohan.
  • NPR says it's cutting jobs by 10% as ad revenue drops.
  • Mark Zuckerberg - Good morning and new product...
  • Inside Meta’s Push to Solve the Noisy Office.
  • Google Reassessing Timeline for Massive San Jose Campus.
  • German government banned from operating Facebook page.
  • Flooded with AI-created content, a sci-fi magazine suspends submissions.
  • Mercedes partners with Google to bring Maps and YouTube into its vehicles.
  • Subway planning EV charging oasis. Now if it were Taco Bell...
  • Google Messages is finally just calling it 'RCS'.
  • Google’s long-awaited Tasks and Reminders consolidation starts in March.
  • ChromeOS 110 rolling out: Super Resolution Audio, Select-to-speak, channels labels, more.
  • Acer Chromebook 516 GE.
  • Google Weather gets an accidental dark theme via the Android System Webview update.
  • Google Chrome rolls out Memory and Energy Saver modes.


  • Cathy - Montalbano.
  • Jeff - now takes you to ChatGpt.
  • Jeff - Never use a URL shortening service - even if you own it.
  • Ant - Borix FX Particle Illusion Updated.
  • Ant - Hagibis USB-C Hub with Hard Drive Enclosure.

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