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#313: Six Degrees of Separation

June 25th, 2021 · 71 minutes

What did the New York Times reveal about Sundar Pichai this week? Where did Google's messaging strategy lose its way? And why did Massachusetts wait so long to implement COVID tracing? We'll answer all these questions. Plus, Flo shares her experience with the Android 12 Beta, and Andy explains how he ended up on a film set with Kevin Bacon.

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