Episode 49

Rural fibre, hackers, and sexism in Silicon Valley


August 9th, 2017

50 mins 59 secs

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About this Episode

While Marc's away this week, Dan and Riley talk about a group of rural Manitoba areas banding together to build and maintain a fibre Internet network; a British hacker, once lauded as an "accidental hero," now arrested for selling malware; a sexist manifesto from a now-ex Google employee; and the ability to troll autonomous cars.

Speed round:
-the new Apple watch will probably have LTE
-Apple AirPods shortage is starting to end
-Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first bezel-less phone with military grade armour
-Google wants to use AI to hide crashing Android apps on the Play Store
-Microsoft is releasing a Spotify app on Xbox
-Google is discounting Pixel and Pixel XL phones, plus giving free stuff with them
-A Tesla driver made it over 1,000km on a single charge

Riley — 2017 Nat Geo Photographer of the Year Award Winners
Dan — Capitals

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