TWiT 865: Safety Orange - ICANN in Russia, Nuclear vs Solar power, Elden Ring, Audiblegate, Chonky Palmtop

03.06.2022 - By This Week in Tech (Audio)

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ICANN in Russia, Nuclear vs Solar power, Elden Ring, Audiblegate, Chunky Palmtop
 Setting the stage for Russia vs Ukraine.
 ICANN won't revoke Russian Internet domains, says effect would be "devastating".
 Google blocks RT, Sputnik from the Play app store in Europe.
 Kevin Rothrock on Twitter: "Police officers in Moscow today are stopping people, demanding to see their phones, READING THEIR MESSAGES, and refusing to release them if they refuse."
 Telegram Harm Reduction for Users in Russia and Ukraine.
 Mastercard, Visa suspend operations in Russia after the invasion.
 Electrify: An Optimist's Playbook for Our Clean Energy Future by Saul Griffith.
 The state of E-sports in 2022.
 E-sports vs Chess.
 World Chess Boxing Championship.
 Europe's Sleeping Giant Awakens.
 Apple 'Peek Performance' event invite is an AR portal.
 Chonky Palmtop.
 The age of Fidonet versus the age of the Internet.
 Brandon Sanderson's Kickstarter for 4 secret novels raises $15M in first day.
 Audiblegate.
 The History of the Standard Oil Company.
 Framework laptop.
 The Dawn of Everything.
Host: Leo Laporte
Guests: Brianna Wu, Cory Doctorow, and Alex Wilhelm
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