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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.

Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

    TWiT 772: 52 Cents & a Bag of Pop Chips

    TWiT 772: 52 Cents & a Bag of Pop Chips

    Microsoft Build Highlights, Surface Earbuds Review, Minecraft's Biggest MonthCollege Board sued over flawed online AP testsMinecraft Dungeons ReviewMinecraft hits 162 Million users/monthFormer TWiT Producer OMGChad's OMGCraft hits 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers!Satya Nadella's "RGV2cw" Easter Egg spells "Devs" in Base 64All the easter eggs in the Microsoft Build 2020 livestreamMicrosoft Build 2020 highlights: Project Reunion and Fluid FrameworkMicrosoft embraces open source: it's a whole new MicrosoftTwitter says everyone can work from home forever. Facebook says they can, too, but they might pay you less if you move out of stateJoe Rogan podcast is now a Spotify Exclusive - will other podcasts start going exclusive?Zoom vs Discord vs Facebook RoomsHow to beat Zoom fatigueWill working from home kill the 75-hour work week, or make it worse?Work-from-home means less commuting, for better or for worseWill conferences stay virtual, go back to face-to-face, or be a hybrid?What Zoom/Teams/Slack/Meet/etc solution does your company use?Zoom solves its security issues - or at least seems to be working on it very hardHow well is your school handling distance learning?Different communication strokes for different gamer folksTom Hanks' movie "Greyhound" is a $70 Million Apple TV+ ExclusiveHBO Max premieres May 27th, adding yet more confusion to the online media worldBad news about that $125 Equifax settlementGrandma ordered to remove photos of grandchildren over GDPR violationFacebook found not liable for spreading terrorist content by US Supreme CourtWalmart kills Jet.com after buying it for more than $3 Billion
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Lindsey Turrentine, Daniel Rubino, and Lisa Schmeiser

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    • 2 hrs 28 min
    TWiT 771: Ferment All the Things

    TWiT 771: Ferment All the Things

    Facebook Buys Giphy, Apple AR Glasses, Unreal Engine 5
    Facebook buys Giphy for $400 millionFacebook setting up a political advocacy group for big techUS Government going to sue Google for monopolizing online adsTrump tweets that Google, Facebook, and Twitter are controlled by the "Radical Left"Facebook has half of its oversight board in place alreadyZoom fatigue is real: is avatar-based chat the cure?Apple AR glasses coming in 2021Unreal Engine 5 will push game development to new heightsTwitter says that people can work from home forever - but should they?Robotic backboard makes all the shots
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Dwight Silverman, Mike Elgan, and Brianna Wu

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    • 2 hrs 8 min
    TWiT 770: The Vanna White Effect

    TWiT 770: The Vanna White Effect

    Zoom Fixes Encryption, Elon Musk and X Æ A-12
    Elon Musk names his child X Æ A-12: here's how to pronounce itZoom buys Keybase to fix encryptionGoogle Meet, Facebook Rooms, and Microsoft Teams desperately try to catch up with ZoomZoom is much more secure now but how did it win the video calling race, to begin with?Leo won't give up on jitsi even though it sounds like a moldRich DeMuro says Zoom is like slimeTeslas now stop automatically at red lights (and green)Google abandons its plans for a data-driven community in TorontoIs Amazon handling the coronavirus crisis well?Tim Bray quits Amazon in dismay over whistleblower firingsAustralia wants Google to stop showing news snippetsDo ISPs need bandwidth caps? Is everybody working from home hogging all the bandwidth?New 13-inch MacBook Pro heralds the end of butterfly keysMicrosoft 10X will come to single-screen devices in 2021Pixel Buds vs Surface Earbuds vs AirPodsBoston Dynamics Spot robot patrolling Singapore parks to enforce social distancingBBC releases Zoom backgroundsA hazmat-inspired suit lets you party, drink, and vape in safety
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Doc Searls, Rich DeMuro, and Larry Magid

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    • 2 hrs 2 min
    TWiT 769: Me? I'm On Unhinged

    TWiT 769: Me? I'm On Unhinged

    Elon Musk Goes Crazy, Tik Tok Takes Over
    Elon Musk loses Tesla $14 Billion with one reckless tweet TikTok gets more than 2 billion downloads in record time Apple/Google contact tracing approved by the CDC - will you install it? Apple makes it easier to unlock your iPhone while wearing a mask Google Buds 2 is a huge improvement over the original Microsoft announcing Xbox Series X game son May 7th John Legere is sad he no longer runs T-Mobile Starlink launches 422 satellites Will Quibi succeed? The truth behind John Krasinski's Some Good News Quarterly reports - Apple, Alphabet, and Amazon are all up Spotify revenue is up Why we like the new iPhone SE
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Shira Lazar, Devindra Hardawar, and Alex Wilhelm

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    • 2 hrs 15 min
    TWiT 768: Steer Into the Skid

    TWiT 768: Steer Into the Skid

    Contact Tracing, Synthetic Biology
    Ask a futurist: how do we get from now to the Covid-19 free future? Steer into the slide. The future of synthetic biology is sticking viruses into our systems as medication Apple-Google contact tracing vs Palantir: who do you trust? France bans Amazon from selling non-essential items: should America follow? Should Amazon be doing more with automation? The best videoconferencing etiquette Why are people tearing down 5g towers to fight coronavirus? What new businesses are going to be born out of the Covid-19 crisis? Automation, synthetic biology, and delivery get a VC boost AI development and Big Tech data gathering is leading us down a dystopian superhighway Is CES gone for good? How long can movie theaters stay closed? Salute to the real heroes - the IT people keeping us all connected in this crisis Distance learning: what is working, what isn't, and what is the future of education? How did Microsoft fumble Cortana? The same way they fumbled Windows Phone Apple hopes to put its own chips in macs Google says AI can design a chip in 6 hours The next world war will be fought in cyberspace Kim Jong Un: Dead or alive? Will North Korea be the next manufacturing hotspot or a radioactive crater?
    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Amy Webb and Iain Thomson

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    • 2 hrs 58 min
    TWiT 767: Fifteen Years Later

    TWiT 767: Fifteen Years Later

    TWiT's 15th Anniversary, iPhone SE, Best Audio Equipment You Can Buy
    iPhone SE vs Sidekick 2 EARN IT will kill end-to-end encryption. Call your senator now! AMD is kicking Intel's butt The best speakers you can buy The best DACs you can buy The best headphones and headphone amplifiers you can buy The story of the first TWiT Catching up with Scott Herriott Catching up with Kevin Rose Catching up with Patrick Norton Catching up with Robert Heron Why Kevin Rose Doesn't Use Android Why Robert Heron loves Google Fi and the Pixel Magic Wormhole: how to encrypt your communications John Prosser: iPhone SE Plus coming soon iPad Pro Magic Keyboard turns the iPad Pro into a laptop More catching up with Kevin Rose Reminiscing about the good old days - Leisure Suit Larry, FidoNet, and BBSs Caveat Emptor: many NAS drives use SMR Computer security now vs 15 years ago Hard drives now vs 15 years ago Want a great $20,000 stereo? Buy the Symbol Audio Modern Record Console iRacing is the best esport in the world

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Kevin Rose, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron, and Scott Herriot

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    • 2 hrs 7 min

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