Oct 20th 2019
This Week in Tech 741
Jin Yang's Not Hotdog Method
- California passes law to kill the gig economy
- Facebook refuses to ban lying in political ads
- Why does internet access in America suck so much?
- Pixel 4 event: kinda dull
- Pixel 4 review: camera zoom not that great, face unlock works even if you are asleep or dead
- Law enforcement face recognition banned in California for 3 years
- Google focuses on "ambient computing"
- Technopanic and social media
- Zuckerberg is amoral, Facebook should just ban political ads
- Google is great at everything but selling hardware
- Pixelbook Go: perfect for college kids, but not for us
- Google Nest Wifi sounds good
- Air Force stops using 8-inch floppies to control missile launches
- Malware makes ATMs spit out all their cash
- Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber coming to a TV near you
- RIP Yahoo Groups
- Huawei is doing great!
- Virgin Galactic shows of its spacesuits
- Cobol turns 60
- Fortnite is down! Technical error or marketing genius?
- Is TikTok China's entry into our children's minds? Or is Mike Elgan just paranoid?
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- AB-5 Worker status: employees and independent contractors
- "Everybody Is Freaking Out": Freelance Writers Scramble to Make Sense of New California Law
- California’s AB5 will kill the gig economy
- California Can Expect Blackouts For A Decade, Says PG&E CEO
- Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock works if eyes are shut - BBC News
- Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL Hands-On: This Time, Its Not About the Camera
- Samsung says fingerprint security fix is coming as early as next week - The Verge
- California Governor Signs Bill Banning Facial Recognition Tech Use By State's Law Enforcement Agencies
- Google and Ambient Computing
- What Mark Zuckerberg’s big talk about free speech left out
- Facebook should ban campaign ads. End the lies.
- Pixelbook Go: A lower priced Pixel Slate in laptop form factor
- Google unveils Nest Wifi Router and Wifi Point with Google Assistant
- Pixel 4 Recorder app can transcribe speech in real time without an internet connection