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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 / 22:15 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 / 22:15 UTC.

    The Lighthouse Keeper and His Robot Butler - Tech hearings, streaming Windows, RCS encryption

    The Lighthouse Keeper and His Robot Butler - Tech hearings, streaming Windows, RCS encryption

    Tech hearings, streaming Windows, RCS encryption

    TikTok pokes the lion about why it hasn't been shut down yet.
    Why do the tech Senate hearings continue without any YouTube presence?
    L'Oréal's virtual makeup filters now support Instagram, Snapchat, and Google Duo.
    A website that allows you to scream into the vast wilderness in Iceland.
    Does Section 230 need to be changed or is it nearly perfect already?
    Apple's M1 chip and the folly of buying first-generation Apple products.
    Comparing Apple's consumer-based services approach to Microsoft's cloud based services approach.
    RCS encryption is testing and it's been a long time coming.
    Does Apple lock users into its own Messaging default?
    The prevalence of Discord among younger users.
    Flash animations are now easily accessible on the Internet Archive.
    Windows celebrates its 35th birthday.
    How Microsoft's focus on Windows has shifted in recent years.
    Someone figured out how to boot a PC from a vinyl record.
    Google Pay is relaunched to focus on personal finance analysis and banking.
    An Arecibo Observatory is on its last legs.
    Marissa Mayer's Sunshine app represents her love of product.
    A drywall-installing robot by Canvas comes out of stealth.
    How gift buying for the holidays has changed this year.
    Lory shows off her iPhone mini in light of her recent review.

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Lisa Schmeiser, Lory Gil, and Lindsey Turrentine

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    • 2 hrs 32 min
    There's Blubber All Over the Highway - Apple Silicon, Exploding Whale, TikTok

    There's Blubber All Over the Highway - Apple Silicon, Exploding Whale, TikTok

    Apple Silicon, Exploding Whale, TikTok

    Apple releases three new Macs based on the M1 chip. Should you buy them?
    Why the fact that MacBooks have a 720p camera doesn't matter
    Why Apple put the M1 chip in their low-end Macs first
    How Rosetta 2 works
    Is Apple really faster than 98% of PC laptops?
    These people should still buy an Intel-based Mac
    How Apple Silicon Macs are changing the entire PC industry
    What's inside Apple's M1 chip and why it's there
    Is Apple's new M1 chips' integrated GPU a problem?
    Will Apple Silicon kill Adobe?
    How Apple Silicon will change the AR world
    This is the HomePod Mini
    Wait a minute... Apple checks your apps and IP every time you launch a program???
    What's new in macOS Big Sur
    iJustine: Xbox Series X Fridge Unboxing
    Google Photos unlimited storage is no longer free
    SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch
    Google is spying on your Android phone
    Eric Schmitt becomes a citizen of Cyprus
    YouTube Rewind is canceled this year
    EU opens antitrust investigation on Amazon
    Alibaba's Singles Day makes $115b total over 12 days
    TikTok survives: US government gives them 2 more weeks
    The first internet video Karsten ever saw: the exploding whale

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Rene Ritchie, Alex Lindsay, and Doc Rock

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    • 2 hrs 20 min
    Celebrity Jeopardy in Heaven - Xbox Series X vs PS5, Biden & Tech, Apple Silicon

    Celebrity Jeopardy in Heaven - Xbox Series X vs PS5, Biden & Tech, Apple Silicon

    Xbox Series X vs PS5, Biden & Tech, Apple Silicon

    Jeopardy host Alex Trebek dies at 80
    Xbox Series X or Playstation 5?
    What will happen to tech under Biden?
    Twitter is now the defacto Presidential communication system - will that change under Biden?
    Apple to hold "One More Thing" Event on November 10th
    Is this the beginning of the end for Intel?
    How smooth will the transition to Apple silicon be?
    Will Mac ever be a good gaming platform?
    Animal Crossing is the comfort game of 2020
    Leaked Geekbench results for Apple silicon MacBook A14x chip 60% faster than Intel chip
    Here's what we expect on November 10th: 3 new MacBooks
    Is Quibi over yet?
    Whatever happened to the Dancing Baby?
    Apple and Sony both want to buy the Wondery podcast network
    Baby Shark is the most viewed video on YouTube
    iPhone 12 Mini and Pro Max shipping
    The best e-bikes
    California Prop 22 passes - is this a good thing or a bad thing?
    California Prop 24 passes in a win for online privacy
    Massachusetts passes a right-to-repair law
    What will happen to Twitter without President Trump?
    Ali Baba's Singles Day is coming 11/11
    Raspberry Pi 400 is a full computer in a keyboard

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Paris Martineau, Devindra Hardawar, and Dan Moren

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    • 2 hrs 16 min
    Existential Dreadlocks - Big Tech Q4 Revenues Up, AMD Acquires Xilinx

    Existential Dreadlocks - Big Tech Q4 Revenues Up, AMD Acquires Xilinx

    Big Tech Q4 Revenues Up, AMD Acquires Xilinx

    US Senate questions tech leaders over Section 230
    AMD acquires Xilinx
    Judges rule that Trump cannot shut down TikTok or WeChat
    Apple revenues up year-over-year
    Alphabet revenues up year-over-year
    Microsoft revenues up year-over-year
    Twitter revenues up year-over-year
    Facebook revenues up year-over-year
    Amazon revenues up year-over-year
    Amazon, Facebook, Tesla, and Zoom stocks drop
    Microsoft rumored to be designing new UI
    Starlink starts beta test of satellite internet service
    Red Ventures closes their acquisition of CNet
    T-Mobile launches TVision video service
    Cable companies expect more cord-cutting
    Netflix raises prices
    Quibi stops broadcasting
    Several sea forts up for sale
    Apple One bundle now available
    Intel's future outlook depends on making 7nm chips
    Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X go on sale in November

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Ed Bott, Wesley Faulkner, and Sam Abuelsamid

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    • 2 hrs 22 min
    Pulmonary Gold Disease - AOC Streams Among US, iPhone Reviews, RIP Quibi

    Pulmonary Gold Disease - AOC Streams Among US, iPhone Reviews, RIP Quibi

    AOC Streams Among US, iPhone Reviews, RIP Quibi

    Politicians go gamer: AOC streams Among Us, Biden's Animal Crossing Island
    How campaigning on social media is changing
    Did social media break democracy?
    Bot orders $18,752 of McFlurrys every minute
    iPhone 12 reviews are in - the flat edges are cool, 5G is not.
    Quibi fails after only 6 months
    Google Stadia developer says streamers should be paying game developers for the right to stream their games
    DOJ sues Google over antitrust
    Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on November 17th
    The US government goes after Section 230
    Judge says the US government can't ban WeChat
    Edward Snowden gets permanent residence in Russia
    RIAA takes down 18 GitHub projects for downloading YouTube videos
    Adobe Max introduces controversial AI filters
    iPhone 12 - are you skipping this year?
    Xbox Series x or Playstation 5?
    The coolest electric cars
    *Correction*: Adobe does not sanction the "Make Her Smile" video. Attributing this video to Adobe was an error on TWiT's part.

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Shira Lazar, Heather Kelly, and Brianna Wu

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    • 2 hrs 22 min
    The J to J Protocol - Amy Webb and Cory Doctorow Fix All the Problems of Big Tech

    The J to J Protocol - Amy Webb and Cory Doctorow Fix All the Problems of Big Tech

    Amy Webb and Cory Doctorow Fix All the Problems of Big Tech

    The dangers of dystopian thinking
    The dangers of utopian thinking
    Why we need an Office of Strategic Assessment vs why we need to break up monopolies
    Is the problem that the government can't write sensible regulation?
    Where should tech policy come from? Technologists? Smart people in government?
    Is the problem that the government lacks knowledge? Or that people in general lack knowledge? Or that they refuse to be knowledgeable?
    Bashing tech has become cool. Here's why that's dangerous.
    Lead in the water in Flint and binge drinking in Britain
    What is "The Problem" of Big Tech? Could we write a law to fix it?
    Should companies fear lawsuits?
    Is there a better way to make people and companies do things than regulation?
    Is California Prop 24 a step in the right direction?
    is Inrupt a step in the right direction?
    Privacy as a luxury good
    Five Eyes, Japan, and Australia want to end encryption, but privacy is still important
    Happy Rosh Hashanah!
    We need more public intellectuals. But there is a danger in being intellectual. And Jewish.

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Guests: Cory Doctorow and Amy Webb

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    • 2 hrs 16 min

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