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#257: The "Stuff" Chair

May 29th, 2020 · 86 minutes

Andy and Flo throw it all on a chair this week to see what sticks and what falls to the ground. Flo has started reading The Making of the Tech Worker Movement by Ben Tarnoff, and she hopes you'll join her for this weekend's book club. Andy wonders if Chrome OS will ever feel like a Mac or PC. Then, we break down WIRED's supersized interview with Sundar Pichai and discuss why YouTube is under fire for deleting comments critical of the Chinese government. We also rationalize whether it's worth buying the last stock of the Pixel 3a mere months away from the next phone release.

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