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#188: It's Google's Internet, We're All Just Living In It

January 31st, 2019 · 86 minutes

The theme this week is Google's influence on the internet. From YouTube algorithms to server backends, you won't believe how much Google has embedded into your life—and how much you can't do without it. After the second break, Flo and Andy also discuss what Bloomberg's been reporting about Google's labor practices.

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