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#231: Food for Thought

November 28th, 2019 · 95 minutes

Let Andy and Flo carry you into the holiday week (if you're in the United States) with musings about their favorite holiday traditions. Then, we'll discuss how Google could set a precedent for Silicon Valley by allowing its workers to unionize and why the company has taken an interest in a new coalition to construct a nine-point "Contract For The Web." We'll also touch upon the messy Stadia launch, the tease of Ambient Mode for smartphones, and why you absolutely should not buy out a retailer's leftover stock of cheap Chromebooks on Black Friday.

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