May The 4th Be With You

Episode 133 · May 4th, 2020 · 47 mins 41 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing
  • Nextdoor and Walmart partner on a new neighborly assistance program
  • Live Nation stock surges as Saudia Arabia buys $500M stake
  • Tesla vehicles recognize and respond to traffic lights, stop signs with latest software update
  • MIT Develops Wearable Sensors Sewn into Clothes That Monitor Vital Signs
  • Facebook’s Messenger Rooms take on Zoom and Houseparty
  • Zoom update now lets you transcribe calls in real time
  • Amazon revealed to be behind mystery $310,000 donation to bookshops
  • Magic Leap reportedly slashes 1,000 jobs and steps away from consumer plans

Weird and Wacky:

  • Pentagon declassifies and officially releases three UFO videos - including the infamous 'Tic Tac' clip - taken by US Navy pilots and confirms the aircraft are 'unidentified'
  • The Pentagon Has Officially Released Three Videos Showing UFOs
  • Prom 2020: Some Good News with John Krasinski Ep. 4
  • $500K bet on rock paper scissors ruled invalid by Quebec court
  • This cartoon explains why Elon Musk thinks we’re characters in a computer simulation. He might be right.

Tech Recs:

  • Sanjay - stacks.rocks
  • Adam - Giphy App

TV/Movie Recs:

  • Sanjay - Altered Carbon
  • Adam - Time Trap on Netflix

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