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Latest Episodes

#289: Henry Cavill Builds His Own Gaming PC

July 23rd, 2020 · 66 minutes

A big update on Twitter's disastrous hack AND new chips from AMD? We're so spoiled. Plus, find out what headphones Simone got!

#288: Bluecheck Blues

July 16th, 2020 · 58 minutes

Well, Twitter is exploding this week, with many high-profile accounts hacked in a bitcoin scam. Meanwhile, TikTok is being vaguely menaced by corporations and governments the world over. And finally, video games?

#287: Misinformation!!

July 9th, 2020 · 58 minutes

We have Nina Jancowicz, the author of a book on misinformation campaigns, talking about how the United States can save itself! Then, the Clubhouse meltdown, you knew we had to cover it. Finally, the case for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga.

#286: BAN TOWN!

July 2nd, 2020 · 67 minutes

In an extra-long episode, we cover how many social media platforms are finally bringing down the banhammer; meanwhile, Apple keeps stepping in it with developers, most recently with changes to Apple Arcade. Then we bring on a special guest to talk about the most important story of the day: ridiculous YouTube drama.

#285: Farewell, Mac Apps

June 25th, 2020 · 62 minutes

It's time for WWDC news!! But first, an update on the saga of Hey and the App Store. Don't worry, we have plenty to say about ARM-based Mac chips and the new MacOS.

#284: Hey hey hey

June 18th, 2020 · 65 minutes

David Heinemeier Hansson joins us to discuss Basecamp's new email app Hey, their rejection from the App Store over in-app purchases, and the EU's antitrust case against Apple.

#283: Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

June 11th, 2020 · 62 minutes

The potential future of ARM Macs, the potential future of 230, and the past of CrossFit.

#282: An Episode of Rocket

June 4th, 2020 · 53 minutes

This week we're covering Twitter and Facebook's respective responses to Trump's posts on their platforms, as well as recommending ways to contribute if you feel helpless right now but want to do something to support justice and Black Lives Matter.

#281: We Hacked A Switch

May 28th, 2020 · 65 minutes

Oops! Let's dig into the WSJ report on Facebook's divisiveness. Then we revisit the magical days of hackable graphing calculators, and discuss the state of HBO Max, whatever that is. Finally, Christina hacked her Switch. BUT WHY!

#280: Cycle of Discourse

May 21st, 2020 · 56 minutes

Microsoft's Fluid Functionality was the talk of the town at Build this week — so let's talk about it! Then some bite-sized features on an upcoming change to Twitter replies and the iOS 13.5 update which will make it easier to open your phone without a mask. Finally: The Snyder Cut!??!