This Week in Google (Audio)

Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Ant Pruitt, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.


episode 592: Hats on Sticks - Origins of Reddit, Substack and the future of journalism, Amazon buys Wondery

  • Boston Dynamics robots do a little dance.
  • Google brings TikTok and Instafram into its video carousel.
  • TikTok Ratatouille musical tickets are for sale.
  • Reddit is buying Dubsmash to compete with TikTok.
  • Amazon is buying podcast network Wondery.
  • An album entitled "Okay Google Play Music"
  • How trustworthy are news sources anymore?
  • A debate around the role of content production.
  • Google Cloudprint is no longer.
  • Google Store now has a subscriptions section.
  • Android Smart Selection has a new conversion function.
  • Google removed ultra-wide astrophotography from the Pixel 5.
  • Google Photos has a "year in review" story.
  • Google Assistant sings a New Year song. And it is bad.
  • Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 leaks.
  • Substack author is making a million dollars.
  • The glut of content between podcasts and newsletters.


  • Stacey - Hoobs.
  • Jeff - Where are tech workers are moving?
  • Ant - Canvas on Netflix.

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

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 2020-12-31  2h4m