The J Stands for Pavarotti

Episode 56 · November 5th, 2018 · 30 mins 10 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • IBM to acquire software company Red Hat for $34 billion (1:45)
  • Google employees will walk out on Thursday to protest company’s handling of sexual misconduct (3:40)
  • Bitcoin may cause catastrophic climate change by 2033, study warns (4:32)
  • Fortnite Creator Epic Games Valued at Nearly $15 Billion (6:52)
  • Coinbase raises Series E to accelerate adoption of cryptocurrencies (7:58)
  • We posed as 100 Senators to run ads on Facebook. Facebook approved all of them (10:17)
  • Will Google’s homepage news feed repeat Facebook’s mistakes? (12:42)
  • Uber introduces an Amazon Prime-style monthly subscription service (14:07)

Weird & Wacky Tech:

  • Musk Keeps Testing the Limits That the SEC Put on His Tweeting (16:32)
  • Google AI Listens to 15-years of sea bottom data for Whale songs (18:28)
  • Yes, we flew to Japan to watch someone pour liquid nitrogen on custom Kit Kats (20:19)

Tech Recommendations (23:50)

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit

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