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The weekly tech news podcast for adults by Jason DeFillippo and Brian Schulmeister discussing tech news, security, media, and the random crap the Internet throws at us every week.

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Disappearing digital “purchases”; meme-checking AIs that work, maybe; Twitter goes chronological; drunk shopping economy; the Emmys; Coen Brothers yee-haw; let’s get goth; Iron Fist 2; Play Bigger; X-Files answers; all kinds of feedback; Whoa! Alright!

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Meet-cute; AI finds aliens; real X-Files; EU passes Copyright Directive, breaks internet; the Great Crypto Crash; Kimmel hates Bird; piling on Tesla; you own nothing; JPEG on the blockchain; Apple kills Fitbit; Trend Micro oops; rules of Cyberwar; mSpy, again.

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Fireside follow-up; creepy TVs; Zuck ain’t enough; Uber safety; Snapchat’s slow steady decline; OCR is now AI; Adware removal tools spying; dangerous drones; drunk on a plane movie reviews; yes, the Orville; deleting your social media; feedback loop; crypto ball!

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Coming to you live in front of a studio audience from the 2018 Fireside Conference in Canada, where the milk comes in bags and the vodka comes in cans; AI buzzword bingo; what not to do as a start up; Elon Musk, up in smoke; Stop BEZOS Act; you can’t give away crypto; white hats go rogue; send in the mounties!

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Rejected by Instagram; Petro nonexistent; genesis of the gig economy; unpaid moderators & “volunteers”; Facebook’s private groups; UBI is hard; robot-safe jobs; NASA product endorsements; Follow This; ASMR; Mr. Robot goes offline; Jaron Lanier; we gotta fight, for our right, to scoooooter!

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Google’s Rigged!; the dangers of opt-out; FTC investigating crowdfunding; Amazon vs Bernie; Yahoo still reading your email; NotPetya, cyberwar; McAfee hacked, again; everything’s better on the blockchain; Alexa & Santa Claus; Nikon; Instagram verification; smart tattoos.

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AirBnb sues for you; border phone seizures; Musk steps back; YouTube boxers; Mozilla data tracking; Big Bang Burnout; Foundation is coming; Preacher; Upgrade; Nirvana live; the Divine Comedy; Hollywood nannies; watching nothing on Twitch; run, journalist, run!

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Nobody trusts Twitter or Facebook, what is Snapchat doing? WeWork; we’re all screwed; reputation scores; the anti-VPN; moderating billions; hacking insider trading; DNC hacked, wait, nope; Reality Winner; Spyware exposed; Screens4; Brizzly; water on the moon; dancing on your grave.

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San Fran Poop Patrol; AI art; who disrupts the disruptors; Twitter’s left leanings & nose rings; AR ads; Verizon throttling firefighters; Empire; Watchmen; Infinity War; Warren Ellis; Hemingway’s guide to life; listener feedback; the Podchain!

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GoFundMe healthcare; Apple hacked by fan; Moviepass, limited; this is Jack’s alt-right Twitter; Google employees draw the line; Facebook loses billions of views; AI investing; Elon Musk needs sleep; Blackhat roundup; imposter Fortnite; camping power, Le Grand K!

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SPACE FORCE! WeWork at losing money; Google still tracking you; hacking voting machines; A New Spock; new Monty Python; streaming killed the music star; sand & salt; murderbots; Snapchat Dysmorphia; Seagal & Rodman 2020; Airbnb breaking down walls; the perfect banana.

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Picard to the rescue; rigged gig economy; Moviepass changes plan; Facebook regrets; Twitter stands with Alex Jones; NYC caps Uber; music on the blockchain; podchaining; Snapchat fail; DARPA vs Deepfake; going cashless; Cozmo; Magic Leap; yay, asbestos!

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