Jeff Jarvis is an American journalist, professor, public speaker and former television critic, he is a co-host of This Week in Google Podcast.
Section 230 Under Attack, DOJ vs Google, Zoomtopia Section 230 is still under attack. Jeffrey Toobin is a perfect example of why we need it. Is there any way we could improve Section 230? Five Eyes and Japan want to end encryption. What other ideas do we need to fight against? Oh, Quibi, we hardly knew ye! Netflix is the new Hollywood Prime Day was bad, but Stacey still bought an Alexa-enabled faucet. 23 and Me was on sale on Prime Day. Anyone find anything interesting about their family tree? San Francisco passes the Caren Act against Racist 911 calls Department of Justice vs Google is clearly a Repubican charade. It is weak. It will fail. In a perfect world, how would we break up Google? The Google Changelog: hum to Google Assistant | Google kills Trusted Contact and Nest Secure | Google Discover Heart | Chrome OS screen recorder | Parallels adds Windows apps on Chromebooks | Alphabet crop-watching robot | Google Chat goes free | Google Assistant might get G Suite | Portrait Light coming to all Pixel Phones | Google tells you where to vote | Free Stadia games AOC on Twitch Playing Among Us Biden Island in Animal Crossing Zoomtopia brings end to end encryption and more There are many wonderful alternatives to Zoom How Zoom will define the new office Jeff Jarvis' Sanitized Office All the upcoming conferences will be virtual Zoom towns growing across the country and the world - where would you move? Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Hank Laporte's Drone Instagram Leo's Tool 2: TSA checkpoint travel numbers for 2020 and 2019 Stacey's Thing: Amazon Dot: We don't love the sound or the buttons Stacey's Thing 2: June Oven V3 Jeff's Number: 1.3b parcels shipped last year Mike's Stuff: Mover Erase - Mini Whiteboard on the Palm Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Guest: Mike Masnick Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:
Bad Pixel 5 Reviews, Kitchen Tech, Facebook Can't Fix Itself Pixel 5 reviews are pretty negative, especially of the camera - should we get an iPhone 12 instead? 5G is the WIMAX of 2020. Watch this 5G Supercut! 5G will be a big deal sometime. It just isn't now. Google vs Oracle amicus briefs for sale Google's Search On live event is barely news. We'd rather be at the Smart Kitchen Summit Smart ovens and other food tech It all comes back to Gutenberg Google Changelog: tighten your shoelaces with OK Google | Android is listening | storytelling smart screens | 6 new things you can do with Android 11 | RIP Play Music Store | - amplifies Black voices Nvidia's super new Zoom features The Gartner Hype Cycle and the Trough of Disillusionment Google gives the police your search keywords Google employees can't say antitrust Google is firing workers and shipping work off to Poland Why Facebook can't fix itself Facebook takes down erroneous NY Post article about Hunter Biden Clarence Thomas wants to scale back Section 230 Writing directly into the CMS is Chaotic Evil All airline pilots try to sound like Chuck Yeager, who went to school with Jeff Jarvis' dad Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Johns Hopkins Poker Course Stacey's Thing: Chef IQ Jeff's Number: Bletchley Park gets $1m donation from FB Jeff's Number 2: Jeff's Scoop Awards keynote Ant's Stuff: OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G SSDs - (affiliate link) Ant's Stuff 2: It's Not WHAT You Say Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:
Huge Antitrust Case - Google vs Oracle - Facebook Bans QAnon (Democratic) Congress releases its antitrust case against Big Tech. The TWiG panelists have a huge fight over it. Cries of "moral panic" abound. TikTok Dreams of Cranberry Juice Longboards TikTok passes Instagram to become #2 in the hearts of teens. Alexis Ohanian starts Oda: a speaker company and a content company with live performances and subscriptions Talking about consent in IoT This is the case that never ends... it just goes on and on my friends... Pixel 5 does not have the Pixel Neural Core... or Soli Google plans to pay publishers a billion dollars Facebook finally bans QAnon, will ban political ads after the election The Google Changelog: G Suite = Google Workspace | ugly new logos | Live View improves | RIP Beauty Filter | Google adds "Stories"| Google WiFi is back | Samsonite Jacquard Backpack | CRISPR | Black holes Half the atoms in the planet could be digital data by 2245 Delicious mealworms in the world's most expensive bug farm Picks of the week Stacey's Thing: Nest Audio Jeff's Number: In UK TikTok = half of FB in three years Ant's Stuff: Debunking Sunday's $2 Bill Discussion on TWiT Ant's Stuff 2: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:
Pixel 5 Event, Amazon Echo Event, Taco Bell Quarterly Google's Pixel 5 event disappoints Sonos sues Google for multi-room audio patent infringement Google TV: available yesterday! Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 are pretty ok. Hold For Me is the killer app for the Pixel 5 Pixel 4a 5G should have been called Pixel 5a The new Google TV doesn't work with Stadia. WTF? Nest Audio is a speaker that exists Google turns 22. Yay. Comparing Leo and Jeff's schnozzes Pixel 5 camera features look nice When the heck is the DOJ going to sue Google? Google is so mad at Australia they hired a comedian to talk about busses and restaurants Farmville will finally die at the end of the year 40 Bit Gaming is a cool newsletter for older gamers You can play Myst in VR now. Ant's all like, "What is Myst?" Facebook stops pretending that Instagram and WhatsApp are separate things Leo explains why you shouldn't get a contractor to do your home wifi, and why you shouldn't do it yourself Amazon's 2020 hardware event: Flying cam, car cam, ball Echo That time Stacey broke her nose Staceysplaining Amazon Sidewalk The new Echo devices have an AZ1 Machine learning chip Amazon's new car alarm will warn you when you are towed Amazon's flying security cam brings the moral panic Robots that hang from the ceiling like bats Ransomware Coffeepot Wyze is our favorite smart stuff maker Excerpts from the new Taco Bell Quarterly Stacey is mad about hard Topo Chico Starlink Internet helps Washington firefighters is Harvard Library's way to save websites forever Amazon One wants to know your palm Stacey's Thing: Cloudflare Radar Jeff's Number: @jack donates $10m to Kendi's anti-racism center Ant's Stuff: Get The Photographer's thought process behind popular photos Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:
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Jul 15th, 1954
New York, NY, USA
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2 weeks, 2 days
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