Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes calls for government to breakup Facebook. Is this a turning point in the struggle to regulate large tech firms, and what if any political will is there to see this implemented?
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.
As national violent crime rates dips the number of social media platforms based around fear of criminal activity is rising. What’s causing the discrepancy and are the long term effects of on social behavior?
Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang
We break down the flood of new products, updates and services were announced at Google I/O 2019.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.
Microsoft BUILD starts today. Plus the EU plans on opening an anti-trust investigation into Apple and privacy concerns after Facebook reveals its contracting with an Indian firm to manually post tags on images and text from Facebook users.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, and Roger Chang.
Longtime YouTube creator Jason Inman talks about YouTube’s latest plea for creator trust.
Jason Inman host of Geek History Lesson, show runner’s assistant on The Code CBS, and author of Super Soldiers: A salute to the comic book heroes and villains who fought for their country
The latest episode of Game of Thrones elicited controversy for being too dark by viewers to see what was happening. We go over what fans can do to correctly see the action on screen. Plus the latest inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame and man swallows an AirPod bud and passes it through his body completely intact and functioning.
Starring Tom Merritt, Ashley Esqueda, Len Peralta and Roger Chang.
A Techdirt article makes the argument that content moderation of online platforms is totally broken and how the impact is affecting online discourse.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young.
A Vox/Recode story reveals that team collaboration software like Slack, Teams and Workplace are reducing the productive output of workers instead of improving it. We explore the reasons and discuss the discrepancy between technology’s promise of a productivity enabler and the real-world outcome.
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang.
We breakdown all of the important news from today’s Facebook’s F8 conference. Plus we discuss Uber and Lyft’s decision to stop accepting new drivers and chew over quarterly numbers from Samsung and Alphabet.
Starring Tom Merritt, Iyaz Akhtar, Roger Chang
Horror stories about game development “crunch time” have filled forums and reddit threads alike. What’s really going on and why does this seem to be a industry-wide problem?
Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Jenn Cutter.