Category Archives: Daily Tech News Show

X Marks the Cross – DTNS 3614

California Senate passes a bill that if passed by the state Assembly and signed by the Governor will greatly expand the state’s oversight into who can be classified employee or contractor. What are the implications for the gig-economy and how will workers benefit?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson

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Toughbook, Good Show – DTNS 3612

Apple adjusts its app store algorithm in July to deprioritize Apple apps in search results, the Verge has a review of Fitbit’s Versa 2, and Bloomberg reports Apple and Foxconn confirmed that Foxconn exceeded Chinese labor limits on the number of temporary staff it is allowed to use.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang. 

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Deep Mind Craft – DTNS 3608

Researchers at Facebook are developing a virtual assistant to help Minecraft players letting users type in requests in natural language to an in-game avatar and the assistant will carry out requests if it can. How does this change machine learning and how can players benefit?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang.

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