Leo Laporte: This Week in Tech

Mar 28th 2021

This Week in Tech 816

Who Owns the Clone

Hosted by Leo Laporte
CryptoPunks and NFTs, Chrissy Teigan quits Twitter, Microsoft buying Discord?
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Guests: Amy Webb, Kevin Rose
Category: News

CryptoPunks and NFTs, Chrissy Teigan quits Twitter, Microsoft buying Discord?

  •  CryptoPunks, NFTs, and the Blockchain.
  •  Tesla cars can be bought with bitcoin, says Elon Musk.
  •  The Future Today Institute's 14th Annual Tech Trends Report.
  •  Microsoft Said to Discuss Discord Bid for Over $10 Billion.
  •  Is the ship still stuck?
  •  Evergiven Everywhere.
  •  Amazon delivery drivers have to consent to AI surveillance in their vans or lose their jobs.
  •  New Yorker, Pitchfork and Ars Technica unions authorize a strike.
  •  Twitter’s ‘unofficial mayor’ Chrissy Teigen quits the platform after years of harassment.
  •  Calling for public input on our approach to world leaders.
  •  Medium Tells Journalists to Feel Free to Quit After Busting Union Drive.
  •  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admits the website contributed to Capitol riots.
  •  Genican, an Alexa-powered trash can.
  •  Prenuvo - Full body MRI for early cancer detection.
  •  Found My Fitness.
  •  Facebook, Twitter, and Google CEOs grilled by Congress on misinformation.
  •  Amazon keeps trying to troll US Congress members in perplexing new PR strategy.
  •  Mark Zuckerberg Just Asked Congress to Eliminate all of Facebook's Future Competition.
  •  Inside BitClout, the Dystopian Social Network with Big Backers and Vocal Critics.
  •  New York launches the nation's first 'vaccine passports.' Others are working on similar ideas, but many details must be worked out.
  •  Sleep tech: Ooler and Eight Sleep.

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