Words for Things That Are Not The Words For Things

Episode 85 · May 27th, 2019 · 40 mins 23 secs

About this Episode

In This Episode:

  • No About Face for Amazon (3:18)
  • Humans Are Mailing It in (6:05)
  • Android’s Live Transcribe will save the text and show ‘sound events’ (10:26)
  • Triton is the world’s most murderous malware, and it’s spreading (12:51)
  • Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist (16:50)
  • Australia Found a Way to Save Water From Plastic Pollution and We Can Start Doing the Same (20:07)
  • Tesla’s trumpeted solar shingles are a flop (22:07)

Weird and Wacky Tech:

  • Google’s AI can now translate your speech while keeping your voice (26:40)
  • IT contractor allegedly abused government systems for cryptocurrency mining (27:56)
  • Someone broke into his house. But the burglars didn’t take anything ... they just cleaned every room from top to bottom (29:57)

Tech Recommendations:

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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