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  • TNW 100: Cheap Deepfakes

    Thu 5:56pm By TWiT
    - (01:55) Britt Paris, co-author of "Deepfakes and Cheap Fakes," discusses the ways that fakes are being detected and how those systems might not be good enough as the technology gets better.- (15:55) Employees at Microsoft are sharing their salary information…
  • TNW 99: Facebook On My Face

    Sep 12, 2019, 5:52 pm By TWiT
    • (01:43) Journalist and analyst John Koetsier explains how a mesh networking app, Bridgefy, is gaining popularity in Hong Kong, where protestors are using the app to stay in touch.• (17:13) Sam Machkovech of Ars Technica shares his initial thoughts on…
  • TNW 98: Everybody Jumps to Skynet

    Sep 5, 2019, 7:01 pm By TWiT
    (01:20) Autonomous technology is coming to the battlefield. Zachary Fryer-Biggs from the Center for Public Integrity talks about the complicated ethical considerations of AI-driven war machines.(18:31) Samsung is ready to re-release the Galaxy Fold and…
  • TNW 97: The Devil is in the Defaults

    Aug 29, 2019, 6:37 pm By TWiT
    • (01:49) Alfred Ng from CNET talks about how Ring video doorbells are being used by police for surveillance.• (14:36) Credit cards might be old tech, but Geoffrey Fowler from the Washington Post shows how they can carry the same privacy burden as the…
  • TNW 96: It's Inside the Network

    Aug 22, 2019, 6:47 pm By TWiT
    (01:43) Darren Loucaides from OneZero discusses the impact of the "like" button. Increasingly, social networks seem to be pondering the idea of hiding or removing metrics but engagement and profit may suffer.(17:23) Brian Merchant, author and writer for…
  • TNW 95: What is Human-Assisted AI?

    Aug 15, 2019, 7:03 pm By TWiT
    (01:43) Parmy Olson from the Wall Street Journal shows how startups like Engineer.ai are using artificial intelligence as a buzzword more than an actual description of its technology.(12:25) Everyday people are firing up phone farms in their living rooms to…
  • TNW 94: Bixby Who?!

    Aug 8, 2019, 6:08 pm By TWiT
    (01:15) Russell Holly from Android Central separates fact from fiction on the link between violence and video games.(15:13) Dan Ackerman of CNET helps us unpack the Samsung Unpacked event.(28:45) Arol Wright from XDA Developers explores and explains the…
  • TNW 93: The Apple Banana

    Aug 1, 2019, 6:01 pm By TWiT
    (01:42) The SMART Act would regulate addictive features in social media, and Emily Birnbaum from The Hill defines what that would mean.(15:07) Andrew Martonik from Android Central talks about Google's Pixel 4 leak strategy, how its working, and whether key…
  • TNW 92: Say Boo to a Goose

    Jul 25, 2019, 5:44 pm By TWiT
    (1:41) Iain Thomson from The Register has a bone to pick with US Attorney General William Barr's comments that encryption isn't for the masses.(14:31) Google made changes to search that aimed to keep fraudulent repair businesses from running ads, and Kevin…
  • TNW 91: Meet the Sweepers

    Jul 18, 2019, 3:00 pm By TWiT
    (01:24) Zachary Crockett from The Hustle talks about Sweeper, professional online sweepstakes enterers who have devised systems for increasing the odds of winning prizes and cash.(16:34) The town of Rockdale, Texas hoped cryptocurrency would revitalize the…