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 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.


episode 601: Wear Your Dadgum Schnutenpulli! - How tech journalism changed since 2016, Pixel feature drop, NFTs

  • Pre-Techlash era & background to the Techlash
  • How did the election of Donald Trump usher in the TechLash? How did Big Tech respond?
  • Is there a new kind of honesty and transparency for big tech companies right now?
  • Google abandons individualized tracking for ads
  • Microsoft Ignite Keynote 2021
  • The disillusionment of social media
  • SpaceX Starship SN10 Launch
  • NFTs and a Thousand True Fans
  • Grimes made $5.8 million in 20 minutes selling NFT art
  • Here's someone Ant met and their sold NFT
  • March Pixel Feature Drop: Underwater photos, Gboard Smart Compose, and more
  • Google releases Android 12 Developer Preview 1.1 with bug fixes
  • Chrome 89 rolling out: Reading list, Tab Search, Profiles redesign, and more
  • Google stops selling Cardboard
  • Google Duo on Android using 'Lyra' to offer natural-sounding voice calls on even a 2G connection
  • Google Nest Hubs get three new clock faces
  • The SpaceX #SN10 Starship has exploded after landing
  • Abraham Lincoln As You've Never Seen Him Before
  • MyHeritage to be Acquired by Leading Private Equity Firm Francisco Partners
  • AI creation of hands playing piano according to music track
  • The 6 Train Can Help You Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit - Civic Center - New York - DNAinfo
  • You'll miss them when they're gone: OZ news traffic fell 24% during FB freeze-out


  • Nirit - The Techlash and Tech Crisis Communication
  • Jeff - German covid words
  • Ant - Jim Gaffigan marks one year of lockdown

Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt

Guest: Dr. Nirit Weiss-Blatt, PhD

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 2021-03-04  2h8m