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

Jul 19th 2023

This Week in Google 725

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IoT cybersecurity label, defending Lina Khan, LLaMA 2, AI Synthetic data

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Category: News
  • The White House details its IoT cybersecurity label plan.
  • Framework Laptop 16 pre-orders are now open.
  • Pluralistic: Why they’re smearing Lina Khan (14 July 2023).
  • Mark Lucovsky Leaves Google, Calls Company “Unstable”.
  • Meta and Microsoft Introduce the Next Generation of Llama.
  • Apple is testing an AI chatbot but has no idea what to do with it.
  • Why computer-made data is being used to train AI models.
  • G/O media will make more AI-generated stories despite critics.
  • AI can't even tell you the chronological order of 'Star Wars' movies.
  • OpenAI strikes $5 million-plus local news deal.
  • Devindra: AI put me in a 'South Park' episode.
  • The risks of AI are real but manageable.
  • This AI Watches Millions Of Cars And Tells Cops If You’re Driving Like A Criminal.
  • Google launches Nearby Share for Windows and partnering to pre-install.
  • Google confirms related search operator is going away.
  • Google is testing AI-generated Meet video backgrounds.
  • Now Google’s Bard AI chatbot can talk and respond to visual prompts.
  • PSA: Google is deleting some old Hangouts photos this week.


  • Stacey - Shards of Earth by Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Leo - The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
  • Leo - Click for a random web 1.0 web site
  • Jeff - Vox Media stops using Chorus, proprietary CMS, for its own websites
  • Ant - Peak Design Camera Cube
  • Ant - Yellowgold - This Road

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