Meta has launched its major Twitter competitor, Threads, and there’s a LOT to talk about – from privacy issues, to onboarding, to BRANDS!! How will it fare in the Twitterclone-verse, much less… the fediverse?
This week we’re discussing the Wall Street Journal’s extensive reporting on drug use among tech workers on Silicon Valley and why it’s such a complicated issue. Then, the Mac Pro is here. For dessert, an update on Bri’s search for the perfect drone!
The FTC is shaking and baking, with a lawsuit against Amazon for alleged dark patterns in the sign-up and cancellation process for Amazon Prime. Then, a feature at The Verge goes into the human labor that trains AI. For dessert: Brianna buys a drone!
The Reddit black-out has begun, and there is a lot of news coming out of Reddit’s conflict with Christian Selig and other third-party app developers, in the wake of Reddit’s API changes Plus, it was Summer Game Fest this weekend!
In news surprising no one, it’s an almost all-WWDC week here on Rocket! The story is Apple Vision Pro headset. Christina interviews Inverse’s Raymond Wong, who demo’d the headset . Plus, a choice by Reddit threatens beloved third-party apps.
Christina is back from Microsoft Build, with her take on all the tools that were announced during the event! Then, a panel of AI researchers has issued a statement. And finally, Elizabeth Holmes has reported to prison and a debt is fulfilled.
Microsoft Build happened this week, along with a slew of AI-centric announcements! Brianna and Simone tackle the AI-integrated future of Windows 11. Then, a disastrous Twitter Space has launched a new presidential candidate.
Simone is off touching sheep so Bri and Christina are left to their own devices. This week, that means a spoiler-free dessert-up-front segment on The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom, and discussion about whether AM radios should still come with cars.
Google is bringing AI to its search — for select users. And our favorite scamster Elizabeth Holmes appears in the New York Times this week. For dessert, our old friend Bug of Spooky Pinball is back to talk about the new Scooby-Doo table!
A new form of a terrible old bill is before the Senate, and we can see indications of its effects in state-level bills in Utah and Louisiana. What’s KOSA and why should you be concerned? We’re returning to Bluesky.