TWiT 842: The Ivermectin of Smartphones - Crackdown in China, Surface Duo 2, end of magazines, Peter Thiel
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Crackdown in China, Surface Duo 2, end of magazines, Peter Thiel

  • What technology has brought since the '80s.
  • Are today's students aware of how much technology has changed since the '80s?
  • We the Media: Grassroots Journalism By the People, For the People New edition by Dan Gillmor.
  • The importance of blogs and the state of blogs now.
  • Facebook: The Inside Story by Steven Levy.
  • How much has Mark Zuckerberg evolved since the beginning of Facebook?
  • Facebook to testify on kids' safety as lawmakers probe a whistleblower's revelations.
  • Was the Facebook Files series a fair representation of what's going on inside the company?
  • China's central bank says all cryptocurrency-related activities are illegal, vows harsh crackdown.
  • FBI held back ransomware decryption key from businesses to run operations targeting hackers.
  • Apple iPhone 13 Review: The Most Incremental Upgrade Ever.
  • Microsoft's new Surface Duo 2 has all the features that were missing the first time around.
  • Where does Apple go next? What is the next "perfect thing"?
  • The Framework Laptop.
  • The Art of the Thiel.
  • Watch a raven take out a Google drone mid-air as the tech giant is forced to ground its home delivery service due to bird attacks.
  • What Our Research Really Says About Teen Well-Being and Instagram.
  • "Completely Running Blind." Apple's Power Move To Kneecap Facebook Advertising Is Working.
  • Google to Buy New York City Office Building for $2.1 Billion.
  • The NSA and CIA Use Ad Blockers Because Online Advertising Is So Dangerous.
  • I went to Amazon's high-tech hair salon and virtually dyed my hair pink — then got the best haircut I've ever had.
  • William Shatner's Going to Space on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Rocket Ship.
  • Facebook introduces portable Portal Go for $199.
  • Facebook Chief Technology Officer Schroepfer to Step Down.
  • The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming.
  • Barry Diller's IAC in Talks to Buy Magazine Publisher Meredith.
  • Phones of journalist who tracked Viktor Orban's childhood friend infected with spyware.

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Steven Levy, Jeff Jarvis, and Dan Gillmor

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