This Week in Google (Audio)

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episode 617: That's A Moray - John McAfee, Peloton, Bitcoin

John McAfee, Peloton, Bitcoin

  • COBOL Developers Wanted: Matt Cutts Discusses Working with the US Digital Service
  • The bureaucracy of Government Meetings
  • John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Prison Cell
  • NYT hit piece on Pichai for being too thoughtful
  • What Has Google Done Lately?
  • Google Sleep Tracking Has Helped Stacey
  • Tech Giants, Fearful of Proposals to Curb Them, Blitz Washington With Lobbying - The New York Times
  • Industry groups send letter opposing anti-tech legislation
  • Klobuchar suspicious of Matter
  • When an Eel Climbs a Ramp to Eat Squid From a Clamp, That's a Moray - The New York Times
  • Squatch Films Bold. Innovative. Stinky.
  • Galaxy Chromebook Go launches w/ 14-inch display, Intel Celeron, more
  • A CCTV Company Is Paying Remote Workers in India to Yell at Armed Robbers
  • Hyundai acquires controlling stake in U.S. robotics firm Boston Dynamics for $880 million
  • In Argentina, cheap government-issued netbooks sparked a musical renaissance - Rest of World
  • Peloton Tread owners now forced into monthly subscription after recall
  • Don't Piss Off Bradley, the Parts Seller Keeping Atari Machines Alive'
  • Samsung is 'reimagining smartwatches' at its MWC event on June 28th
  • Texas homeowners startled by "hijacked" thermostats
  • China to shut down over 90% of its Bitcoin mining capacity after local bans - Global Times
  • South African Brothers Vanish, and So Does $3.6 Billion in Bitcoin
  • Google Changelog: New classroom capabilities for Chromebooks
  • Warren Buffett resigns from Gates Foundation, donates $4.1 billion


  • Stacey: Paced walking on Google Fit
  • Leo: Brave Search
  • Jeff's Number: Half of Apple's commission comes from people spending $450+/month
  • Matt: You Think You Know Me card game
  • Ant: Wanderers Photo Workshop

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 2021-06-24  2h25m