Apr 2nd 2017
This Week in Tech 608
US Congress votes to kill ISP privacy rules. Fixing fake news is harder than anyone imagined. Apple AR might not be good for gamers. Twitter changes default profile picture. The best 2017 April Fools jokes.
- Brianna Wu wants to fix the government from within.
- Erin Griffith's husband learned to solve a Rubik's Cube during this show.
- Larry Magid remembers when facts mattered in news.
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- What does the new ISP data-sharing rollback actually change?
- Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon say you shouldn’t worry about gutting of internet privacy rules
- How ISPs can sell your Web history—and how to stop them
- House Rep. Pushing To Set Back Online Privacy Rakes In Industry Funds - Vocativ
- This Is the Kind of Idiot That Congress Puts in Charge of Technology
- Everything Samsung announced at its Unpacked 2017 launch event
- Samsung Galaxy S8 facial recognition tricked with a photo - Business Insider
- Germany wants to regulate a 24-hour livestream as a broadcaster
- Emojipedia 5.0
- Upcoming.org founder relaunches site 4 years after Yahoo shut it down | VentureBeat | Social | by Ken Yeung
- Here’s all of Google’s April Fools’ Day pranks so far - The Verge
- Oculus virtual reality founder leaves Facebook
- Twitter is retiring its default ‘egg’ profile picture, but that doesn’t do anything to solve its abuse problems
- Rethinking our default profile photo
- Twitter's (slightly) longer tweets are finally here
- Google and Facebook Can’t Just Make Fake News Disappear