TWiT 786: The Chickenization of America - Remembering Chadwick Boseman, TikTok Drama, Neuralink's Pig Trepanation

08.30.2020 - By This Week in Tech (Audio)

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Remembering Chadwick Boseman, TikTok Drama, Neuralink's Pig Trepanation
Remembering Chadwick Boseman
Elon Musk demonstrates Neurallink: trepanning a Pig
What is Palantir doing?
Apple vs Epic: how anti-competitive is Apple, and what should the government do about this?
TikTok This Week: Walmart Enters the Fray; why TikTok is Dangerous
Amazon announces Halo, a subscription fitness wearable and platform that can tell when you are angry
Cory Doctorow on Shoshanna Zuboff: how to destroy Surveillance Capitalism and the Chickenization of America
The effects of monopolism: why your glasses cost $700 and wages have dropped over the past 50 years.
How legislation defends monopolies, and how lobbyists have destroyed democracy
How to fix Facebook: more choices in Social Media
Cyberwar with China: the TikTok era
How conspiracy theories work
The difficulties of teaching and learning via Zoom
Chatterbox: one of the best ways to learn in the COVID Age
Life in the COVID age: it could be a lot worse
OhDoctah on Black Lives Matter, and his personal experiences with racist Police

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