It's Not Like English Started in England or Anything

Episode 130 · April 13th, 2020 · 42 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • What you should know about Jack Dorsey’s surprising $1 billion commitment to charity
  • “Even if only 10 percent of the money went to Covid work, though, Dorsey would become the country’s biggest public philanthropist during the crisis.”
  • 28% of his net worth
  • Getty Images is charging $499 to license the CDC’s public domain coronavirus image
  • Volvo Valet lets owners get vehicle service without leaving home
  • Apple Shares Assembly and Use Instructions for New Face Shields, Shipping 1 Million Per Week to Medical Workers
  • Verizon canceling FiOS installs and telling customers to wait a few months
  • Facebook's latest app experiment is a 'private space' for couples
  • WeWork founder misses out on $1 billion as SoftBank cancels share buyout
  • WeWork suing Softbank
  • Netflix will allow parents to remove movies and shows, filter by rating in new update
  • TCL launches self-branded smartphones at $449, $249
  • YouTube is working on a TikTok competitor called 'Shorts'

Weird and Wacky:

  • Driver wrecks $750G supercar on New York City street during coronavirus shutdown
  • A Michigan dad duct-taped tent poles together to make a DIY social-distancing device
  • UFC getting private island to hold weekly fights amid coronavirus crisis
  • NASA astronaut's estranged wife charged with lying about space crime allegation

Tech Rec:

  • Sanjay - Mercury Bank
  • Adam - Krisp
  • Shannon - Clockify

TV/Movie Rec:

  • Sanjay - Kim’s Convenience
  • Adam - The Expanse
  • Shannon - Great British Baking Show

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