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

Oct 25th 2023

This Week in Google 739

Panic in the Cul-de-sac

Cruise ousted in CA, online dating, Humane AI Pin, Dimension 20

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Category: News
  • DMV suspends Cruise's robo-taxi permit in San Francisco after pedestrian accident
  • Debate over regulating approval process for autonomous vehicles between NHTSA and NTSB
  • Analysis of Google's disappointing Q3 financial results and advertising revenue drop
  • Impact of dating apps like Tinder on relationships and matchmaking
  • The demise of Twitter rival Pebble aka T2
  • Online interactions and social media - federation, verification, addiction
  • Lawsuits and moral panic surrounding Meta and Instagram's impact
  • AI wearable technology like Humane AI pin's features and risks
  • Google Chrome's dominance
  • Ethics of AI - risks of automation, data poisoning, copyright
  • Role of AI in society, regulating development, technology concerns
  • Picks include - corn mazes, Dimension 20, Jezebel up for sale, Pixel 8 Pro camera review

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