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Eye on Tech: President's Executive Order on Social Media misinterprets 1st Amendment
The president's executive order to reign-in social media is based on the unproven assumption that they discriminate against conservatives and a misunderstanding of the First Amendment, which applies to government, not private companies.
Eye on Tech: Twitter put a warning label on one of the President's tweets
Until Tuesday, Twitter had never taken down or labelled any of President Trump's tweets. But it put a link on his claim that mail-in ballots are fraudulent, providing facts on the integrity of voting by mail
Eye on Tech: HBO Max streaming service launches
HBO is launching HBO Max on Wed to compete with the likes of Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. It's $15 a month but millions can get a free subscription depending on phone or cable provider.
Eye on Tech: 3D Printers making face masks and sheilds
3D printers have a new mission during Covid-19. They're being used to make personal protection equipment (PPE) such as face masks and shields
Eye On Tech: President uses Twitter to complain that Twitter & other social media discriminate against conservatives
President Trump is using Twitter to complain that it and other social media companies are illegally discriminating against conservatives. But that tweet, like social media posts from millions of conservatives, was not taken down.
Eye on Tech: Half of Facebook employees may be able to work from home after the pandemic
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees that -- over the coming years -- it may be possible for more than half of them to work from home. Some like that idea and others want to get back to the office. But the company has learned that employees can be productive without coming into the office.
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Good shorts of tech news weekly
Captures the high lights of a weekly Tech Topic. Not as deep tech as Leo Laporte, but well researched and timely.
Quick review & Highlights
For a quick review of the highlights, this is a good show. I’m an Apple fanboy and I don’t get the anti-Apple criticism. It’s not a sin to be Apple indifferent, but I think Larry’s fairly neutral.
Anti-apple guy that rarely has anything interesting
Hey Larry, there is a reason these are called "pod-casts" and not "Win-casts" or "Zen-casts" or another name containing the moniker of another iPod clone. iPods made this popular and my iPod won't carry your podcast anymore.
Actually more because you have done nothing interesting in the months I have listened to you and I have found myself skipping forward half-way through your "stories".
Maybe if you checked your bias at the door and covered new equipment and maybe look at some equipment that goes with my powerbook, powermac or iPod.
Or review Linux or alternative OS-related items.
Check out ANY of Leo Leport's podcasts, he and his friends manage to talk about tons of stuff and even say negative things about Apple's equipment! But they are pretty even-handed.