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X is Banned

This is a tech-heavy week, with discussion of the new Xbox Series X and security on Amazon's Ring cameras, as well as a long retrospective about the trouble Boeing 737 production and what it could imply about the future of self-driving cars.

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Links and Show Notes:Support Rocket with a Relay FM MembershipXbox Series X: all the news about Microsoft’s next-gen game console - The VergeXbox Series X: Microsoft’s next Xbox console for 2020 - The VergeThe Xbox Series X is basically a PC - The VergeThe Case Against Boeing | The New YorkerBoeing’s 737 Max Software Outsourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers - BloombergBoeing and F.A.A. Faulted in Damning Report on 737 Max Certification - The New York TimesThe Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight - The New York TimesBoeing 737 Max Was Plagued With Production Problems, Whistle-Blower Says - The New York TimesWhat Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 Max? - The New York TimesBoeing 737 MAX freeze divides suppliers into haves and have-nots - ReutersWe Tested Ring’s Security. It’s Awful - VICERing's Neighbors Data Let Us Map Amazon's Home Surveillance NetworkEvan Greer: Google Nest or Amazon Ring? Just reject these corporations' surveillance and a dystopic future


 2019-12-19  1h1m