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

Oct 18th 2023

This Week in Google 738

The Deorbiting Professor

X charges $1, Netflix theme park, Andreessen Manifesto, Meta Glassholes

Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Paris Martineau
Category: News
  • Elon Musk says charging $1 a year to Twitter users could reduce bots
  • VC Mark Andreessen loses it in controversial tech manifesto
  • Meta Quest 3 brings back glassholes to the wild
  • Amazon launches satellites to compete with SpaceX Starlink
  • Peter Norvig and Blaise Aguera y Arcas claim AGI is already here
  • 51% of teens spend 4+ hours daily on social media
  • YouTube getting AI-powered ads targeting pop culture moments
  • Mass tech layoffs in 2022 - reasonable correction or problematic?
  • Google Wallet adds support for digital IDs and ticket scanning
  • Adobe focuses on AI over Figma acquisition amid antitrust scrutiny
  • Picks: Trust & Safety Tycoon game, beautiful coffee videos, laptop advice

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