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  • TNW 140: COVID-Inspired Virtual Yearbooks

    Thu 6:30pm By TWiT
    NDAs and racial equality in tech, virtual yearbooks in a COVID world, 5G rollout hasn't slowed.Emily Birnbaum from Protocol discusses the impact that NDAs have on employees who would share their stories of workplace discrimination if they hadn't agreed to them…
  • TNW 139: What You Actually Need to Know About WWDC

    Jun 25, 2020, 5:00 pm By TWiT
    What you can expect from Apple when iOS, macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS ship this fall and the current state of facial recognition technology.First, Jason Snell of Six Colors joins Mikah to provide a summary of Apple's WWDC announcements — this is what you…
  • TNW 138: Reading the WWDC Code Bits

    Jun 18, 2020, 4:00 pm By TWiT
    Twitter's new audio tweet feature might be ripe for abuse, we get a preview of Apple's WWDC, there's a new prescription for ADHD: a video game, and a Google team has created Pinterest but automated.Motherboard editor-in-chief Jason Koebler joins us to ask and…
  • TNW 137: How Convergence Led to the Smartphone

    Jun 11, 2020, 5:00 pm By TWiT
    Smartphone convergence, Android 11 Beta.Apple announced that they would be sunsetting iBooks Author and iTunes U, but the writing was on the wall.Amazon banned police use of its Rekognition facial recognition technology for one year while it waits for Congress…
  • TNW 136: Social Change and Social Media

    Thu 5:00pm By TWiT
    The founder of Black Tech Pipeline joins us to talk about the org., Facebook may be a better social media platform for educating others, and what you need to do to protect yourself digitally before leaving the house.First, Pariss Chandler, the creator of…
  • TNW 135: What's Going On, HBO Max?

    May 28, 2020, 5:00 pm By TWiT
    Trump's social media Executive Order, HBO Max vs Disney+, IGTV monetization.Emily Birnbaum from Protocol talks about what she learned after securing an early version of the Executive Order that threatens to control how social media platforms operate.HBO Max…
  • TNW 134: Is the Future of the Theater Remote?

    May 21, 2020, 5:33 pm By TWiT
    Twitter is testing a new reply system that lets users choose who can and can't reply to them, students are failing AP tests due to a new, allegedly better image format, and a brief look at the potential future of the theater.First, Jason strikes up a…
  • TNW 133: VR Teleconferencing Finds Its Moment

    May 14, 2020, 5:00 pm By TWiT
    Hacking Coronavirus research, Spatial VR Meetings, Elon Musk's Tesla tantrum.Laura Hautala from CNET talks about how the US is accusing China of hacking into Coronavirus vaccine research.Devindra Hardawar from Engadget spent time inside Spatial's VR…
  • TNW 132: Gig Economy Growing Pains

    May 7, 2020, 6:55 pm By TWiT
    What you need to know about Apple & Google's COVID-19 exposure tracking tech, the gig economy is in flux thanks to COVID-19, and some employers are trying to maintain employee productivity while they're working from home.First, lead editor of 9to5Mac, Zac…
  • TNW 131: Google Meet Outzooming Zoom

    Apr 30, 2020, 6:25 pm By TWiT
    Bias and AI, online test proctoring, troubleshooting home Wi-Fi.Dave Gershgorn from OneZero talks about how bias can creep into AI systems and what can be done to prevent it.With schools moving online more now than ever, Monica Chin from the Verge shines a…