Social Distancing

Episode 127 · March 23rd, 2020 · 31 mins 20 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • Medical company threatens to sue volunteers that 3D-printed valves for life-saving coronavirus treatments
  • AMC, Regal, Alamo Drafthouse, and Cinemark Are Closing Theaters Because of the Coronavirus
  • Amazon to stop accepting all products other than medical supplies and household staples to its warehouses amid coronavirus crisis — read the memo it just sent sellers
  • CO2-based vodka startup Air Co. fully redirects its tech to making hand sanitizer for donation
  • LVMH will use its perfume and cosmetics factories to manufacture free hand sanitizer for France
  • How to Tell if an iPhone Bug Is Eating Up Your Data Plan
  • Google Translate launches Transcribe for Android in 8 languages
  • Why are U-2 jet pilots wearing Garmin satellite navigation smartwatches?
  • SoftBank may not complete $3 billion tender offer for WeWork, sources say

Weird and Wacky:

  • Bidet sales soar as toilet paper sells out amid coronavirus fears
  • UK's sewage system in danger of gridlock from toilet paper substitutes
  • The Wu-Tang Clan Would Like to Remind You to Wash Your Hands and Protect Ya Neck

Tech Rec:

  • Sanjay - Thunderbird
  • Adam - Zoom Mobile App
  • Shannon - TikTok

TV/Movie Recs:
Sanjay - Devs
Adam - Kim’s Convenience
Shannon - Mindhunter

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