This Week in Google (Video HD) show

This Week in Google (Video HD)

Summary: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and their guests talk about the latest Google and cloud computing news. Records live every Wednesday at 4:00pm Eastern / 1:00pm Pacific / 20:00 UTC.

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 TWiG 565: The Vile Little Puppet Man | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:34:03

Apple shifts to its own chips - will Google? The fastest computer in the world runs on ARM Apple Silicon Macs won't run Windows in Boot Camp iOS 14 takes the best features of Android - widgets, calls, picture-in-picture, etc. What comes after Zoom? Pixel 4a coming in July - maybe even July 7th Sergey Brin's secret disaster relief squad Amazon Kills the Dash Wand Amazon wants Live TV, NBC launches Peacock Twitter wins Devin Nunes' Cow suit Mike Masnick's Bad Section 230 Takes Jeff Jarvis's proposal to stop passing dumb tech laws Reminiscing about The Site Leo's Tool: Hey Email Ant's Thing: Photo Quest by Rick Sammon Jeff's Numbers: First decline in Google ad revenue because Covid, Amazon and Facebook ad revenue still up Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

 TWiG 564: Non Sequitur Land | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:07:41

Watch Stacey's Machine Learning on the Edge Conference! Watch Leo on Alex Lindsay's Office Hours! Leo buys a $75,000 Boston Dynamics Spot robot Google puts Juneteenth on Google Calendar, creates a racial equity task force Google did not demonetize The Federalist Conservatives want to limit Google's and other social media's Section 230 protections Facebook and Instagram will let you block political ads, help 4 million people register to vote How to record Twitter audio clips Twitter removes Chinese, Turkish, and Russian propaganda accounts How the CIA was hacked in Vault 7 Google tries to fight Zoom by adding Meet to Gmail Adobe Flash will finally die this year Why T-Mobile was down, and what the FCC will do about it Why the Internet Archive bought a record store US no longer in top 10 internet speed countries eBay executives send journalists roaches and a pig mask Leo's Tool: Bellus 3D Printed Mask Guards Stacey's Thing: The End of October by Lawrence Wright Jeff's Numbers: 21 years ago investment in Google Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor: WWT.COM/TWIT1

 TWiG 563: ...But Enough About My Vasectomy | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:21:22

Amazon bans police use of their face recognition tech for 1 year Android 11 public beta: how to install it Collapse OS: a post-apocalyptic operating system US Space Force could lose trademark to Netflix Space Force Google shipped 7.2 million Pixel phones in 2019 Pixel Buds get a fix for the wrong problem Google sued for sucking up data about you Google+ is shutting down for real this time Googlers have to eat box lunches, no gym, no sleep pods Google Wing drones bring books to children DuckDuckGo CEO says Google is in anti-trust trouble Protest organizers are using Google Docs Jeff Jarvis' letter to Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook "Dear Class of 2020" highlights How 2020 is like 1968 Bon Appetit apologizes, Conde Nast dithers Twitter makes Juneteenth a permanent company holiday Nascar nixes Confederate battle flag Why the NFL should apologize to Colin Kaepernick in private Get Doom and Doom II for free on your Chromebook Amazon sues former employee over a non-compete clause Twitter: read that article before you retweet it Twitter starts verifying people again - if they are COVID scientists Jack Dorsey gives $3 mil to Colin Kaepernick's org No encryption for free Zoom users so they can cooperate with the police ACLU sues Los Angeles for tracking scooter users Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian quits, asks to be replaced by a black man. Reddit replaces him with founder Michael Seibel Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Ant Pruitt Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 TWiG 562: Taco Fixins | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:25:01

Jeff gets a Taco Bell care package CES 2021 is happening in-person. Would you go? Google delays Android 11 beta event out of respect for Black Lives Matter protests YouTube drops the 3rd season of Cobra Kai, pivots away from scripted TV Facebook employees walkout over Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to stand up to Trump Snapchat stops promoting Donald Trump over his tweets Here's how much money Donald Trump spends on Facebook More people are complaining about Pixel Buds AT&T says HBO Max will not count towards data caps, but Netflix and Disney+ will The German newspaper that is delivering beer, shoes, bread, and office supplies to people sheltering in place Elon Musk is taking a break from Twitter Netflix buys Grauman's Egyptian Theater so its features can win Oscars Italian prosecutor demands the banning of Project Gutenberg's collection of public domain books over copyright infringement. Publishers sue the Internet Archive for online book lending. Here's a better way to borrow e-books. Third Pixel Drop fixes your battery, improves Recorder, and makes bedtime better Google's new AR tool makes social distancing easy Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 TWiG 561: Lions vs. Gazelles | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:15:44

Google reopening offices for some workers on June 6th, people working from home will get $1000 for furniture and office supplies Zuckerberg: Facebook employees can work from home, but if you move somewhere cheaper, we'll pay you less Big Tech work-from-home workers can buy these Montana mansions for less than a 1-bedroom in San Francisco California's anti-freelancer law under attack Switzerland: companies must pay rent for their employees who are working from home Google employees get a day off on May 22nd Twitter labels Trump tweet about mail-in-ballots "Get the facts," Trump threatens to shut down all social media Half of the tweets calling to "reopen America" are made by bots Pixel 4a not coming out until July 13th We are strip-mining the US economy, especially in the news business Google launches a podcast about Google CBS buys Some Good News, but won't get John Krasinski Prime Day moving to September Amazon launching local podcasts. Everybody else is launching podcasts, as well US court rules that FBI can't look at your phone's lock screen without a warrant Electric Taste Machine Electric Smell Machine Magic Leap stays alive, gets $350 Million- Google discontinues first Google Home Taco Bell doesn't want to pay Quibi for their ads, because nobody is watching HBO Max launches today, to the confusion of everyone What kind of Zoom user are you? Every Zoom user, illustrated by cats Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

 TWiG 560: Beer and Shoes | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:12:33

Why didn't IoT predict COVID-19 and how it can help in the future Zoom vs StreamYard vs vs Whereby vs ZoomCast Google bans Podcast Addict for hosting COVID podcasts - back now Super Spreaders and Covid-19 Spotify buys Joe Rogan podcast for $100 Million New York Times builds its own ad network Apple and Google release coronavirus contact tracing API Google is making a new Nest Hub Max interface for Senior Centers Facebook launches Shops to compete with Amazon and Rooms to compete with Zoom Amazon gives T-shirts to all the employees whose pay they are cutting Walmart kills after buying it for $3.4 billion Rumor: Amazon will buy JCPenney First species discovered on Twitter eats millipede genitals Twitter tests a way to limit who can reply to your tweets Google tests touch-sensitive headphone wires Google Buds vs Galaxy Buds vs Surface Buds Google fights back against accusations that it has cut diversity programs IFA will be live this year - 5,000 attendees only USA vs Huawei vs Apple B8ta launches to rate retailer safety Protocol is the new GigaOm The new work-from-home calculus - when will big tech workers go back? Microsoft Build news: RTOS, Fluid Framework, and Azure supercomputers Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Hugo Leo's Tool 2: SpaceX ISS Docking Simulator Stacey's Thing: Level Lock Stacey's Thing 2: Machine Learning at the Edge Virtual Conference Jeff's Number: WeWork value falls from $47b to $3b Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 TWiG 559: Harry Pocketed It | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:16:47

How to Work From Home Forever Zoom fatigue is a real thing Twitter employees can work from home forever - do you want to go back to the office? Google employees are charging their shelter-at-home lunches to their expense account Pixel shake-up - top members of the Pixel team have left Google Jarvis' Pixel Buds are still busted - and now so are Jason Howell's Pixel Buds will get feature drops Jeffrey Katzenberg blames Covid-19 for Quibi's failure Google Meet captions are incredible Jeff interviews the voice of Steak-Umms Taco Bell Quarterly - Taco Bell Poetry Can Facebook possibly regulate itself? Google's Sidewalk project in Toronto is canceled Facebook's new American Edge pro-tech advocacy group Amazon hired 175,000 new workers to deal with COVID order spikes Amazon's new Kindle Fire Netflix and Amazon Prime win the streaming wars Hamilton coming to Disney+ July 3rd Uber tries to buy GrubHub Australia wants Google to pay for news snippets Doomscrolling Luminary podcast network raises another $30 million to burn France gives platforms one hour to remove pedophilia and terrorism-related content Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Scunthorpe Sans - A s*** font that f***ing censors bad language automatically Stacey's Thing: August Wi-Fi Smart Lock Jeff's Numbers: 1.8m people pretend to be ants on FB Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor: WWT.COM/TWIT

 TWiG 558: And the Bridge You Rode in On | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:23:33

Pixel Buds Problem, Pew Die Pie's YouTube Deal New Pixel Buds have a major problem Elon Musk and Grimes' baby X AE A-12 Governor Cuomo appoints Eric Schmitt to COVID panel Does technology help education? What lessons are we learning from distance learning? Apple/Google contact tracing API sample code Bruce Schneier: contact tracing apps have absolutely no value PewDiePie gets an exclusive YouTube deal Some Good News, YouTube, and Facebook hold online graduation ceremonies Facebook announces 20 members of its oversight board Serena and Venus Williams' Mario Tennis match Tim Bray quits Amazon in dismay .org sale called off Tik Tok is a hard place to make money Wink moves to a subscription model New Sonos speakers New York shuts down the subway for the first time ever Twitter will warn you before you send a vulgar tweet Tom Cruise and NASA will make a movie in space Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Jukebox Stacey's Thing: Level Lock Jeff's Numbers: Zoom is worth more than all US Airlines Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 TWiG 557: Shoelace: It's Not a Social Network | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 1:52:11

Elon Musk vs Coronavirus, Facebook and Oprah's Virtual Graduation Elon Musk: "FREE AMERICA NOW!" Colleges worry they will go out of business if they stay closed in the fall. Is Zoom the answer? What we don't know about Coronavirus is as important as what we do know - how media needs to improve Mark Zuckerberg tightens his control of Facebook Jeff Bezos back to day-to-day operations at Amazon Apple/Google virus contact tracing API launches today Facebook and Oprah hold a virtual graduation ceremony for the class of 2020 Berkeley Students recreate campus in Minecraft Google requires all advertisers to verify their identities Yale Law Journal: advertising is obsolete in the information age Google Meet is now free for all Waze tests lane advice Google kills Shoelace, the social network nobody knew about Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Sourdough Discard Recipes Mathew's Thing: Boston Dynamics' Spot helps COVID-19 patients Jeff's Numbers: Cotter dog derby Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Mathew Ingram Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor: code TWIT

 TWiG 556: Internet Pretzels | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:03:07

Google Debit Card, Zoom Burnout Google is working on a debit card to rival Apple card Google posts testing center maps Zoom burnout is now a thing Microsoft: how to preserve privacy while tracking COVID-19 Amazon shuts down 6,000 accounts for price gouging Twitter tried to tell us that the government is spying on you. A judge just said they can't. Tubi is mining credit bureaus to target ads at you Palantir will track COVID-19 for Trump Is Twitter good again? Fortnite on Google Play Stuntmen on Twitter Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: How-To: Data Tracking for a Sourdough Starter - Twilio Stacey's Thing: Folding@Home on a Pi Jeff's Numbers: Twitter discovers White Castle pateĢ Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 TWiG 555: Soured on Sourdough | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 1:59:00

Apple & Google's COVID-19 Tracking: How It Works Google starts the 'Journalism Emergency Relief Fund' to support local news in the COVID era Haircuts in the coronavirus era Where can you get a coronavirus test? How to make sure the coronavirus news you are getting is true How Apple & Google's coronavirus contact tracing plan will work Taco Cabana is like Taco Bell, but with margaritas Google Classroom takes Italy schools online Google will build its own chips for Chromebooks and phones iPhone SE and iPad Magic Keyboard available now! Rating the celebrity Zoom calls The return of Karsten Cam! Tik Tok hits 1 billion, Quibi hits 1.7 million WHO releases tips app Verizon hits 800 million calls per day, internet traffic also way up Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor: WWT.COM/TWIT1

 TWiG 554: Space Force! | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:07:40

Coronavirus Experts, Zoom Security The COVID Tracking Project All the best coronavirus experts Twitter links in one place Steak-Umm Twitter gives the best coronavirus advice We need responsible coronavirus journalism How should we design apps to track coronavirus? Google Stadia launches free tier at the perfect time Zoom brings in Alex Stamos to help them with security Thank God for the Net! UK Judge: Google must give a ranking algorithm to SEO expert Scientists pledge to be open about their coronavirus data Google is working on autocomplete for speech Facebook Tuned is a new way for couples to flirt Samsung Galaxy Chromebook is gorgeous, but has a terrible battery and is way too expensive Quibi launches at the perfect time Former TV Guide Reviewer Jeff Jarvis reviews John Krasinski's Some Good News Google Stadia Pro free for 3 months Stacey Higginbotham explains the new super-fast Wi-Fi 6E 6Ghz Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:

 TWiG 553: Denies Further Magnets | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:01:41

Best Zoom Backgrounds, April Fools Canceled! Spiffing up your work from home video with Zoom, Prezi, and Sesame Street Siva Vaidhyanathan wins Zoom backgrounds Rating the media's work-from-home setups What do we want the world to look like after coronavirus? April Fools is canceled: Google forgoes its traditional April Fools jokes What happened to Adrian Lamo? A TWiT true-crime podcast Facebook pledges $100 Million for local news outlets hit by the coronavirus Amazon fires strike organizer Microsoft announces that they will keep their conferences virtual through 2021 Apple is the new Microsoft - Apple buys Dark Sky and shuts off Android app Hangouts is staggering under load A deep dive into how weather forecasting works in America Google Drive folder structure will change in September Wyze updates security cams so you can use them as webcams How to set up your point-and-shoot camera as a webcam Amazon and Walmart cut off Buzzfeed's affiliate marketing deals Astrophysicist coronavirus inventor gets magnets stuck up nose Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Zotero Stacey's Thing: The Hidden Girl and The Paper Menagerie Jeff's Numbers: Romance via drone Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors:

 TWiG 552: Graduate Nerdalism | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 1:59:55

This week's stories Google I/O is canceled, unless they want TWiT to do it for them We rate the media's work-from-home setups Google's COVID-19 page The HUGE privacy debate that coronavirus has brought up We craft the perfect coronavirus tracking law Tracking coronavirus through Kinsa In this time of crisis, we need to listen to experts This Week in Virology Amazon and other big tech companies are using coronavirus to take over the world How much bandwidth capacity can we add? Why don't we ban targeted advertising? Jeff vs Leo and Stacey Picks of the Week Leo's Tool: Google Podcasts Stacey's Thing: Wyze Band and Scale Jeff's Numbers: Conference Call Bingo Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: WWT.COM/TWIT

 TWiG 551: Boomer Remover | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 2:22:44

Today's Stories: Jeff Jarvis' list of who to follow on Twitter for expert advice on coronavirus Zeynep Tufekci on masks - they are not perfect, but they help. Google under coronavirus: pausing chrome updates, security issues Musk defiant: Tesla factory stays open despite shelter-in-place orders Charter makes workers come in Coronavirus patent trolls vs open-source medical supplies NBCUniversal offers streaming first-run movies - from movies to diapers to toilet paper, direct-to-consumer industries are thriving Amazon hiring 100,000 workers, increasing pay, as all other industries collapse Facebook, Reddit, Google, Twitter, YouTube fight coronavirus misinformation The EARN-IT Act will kill encryption and Section 230 Jeff Jarvis fixes Facebook's coronavirus spam filter Reporters Without Borders create the Uncensored Library in Minecraft Pixar founders win $1 million Turing prize Picks of the Week: Jeff's Number: Virtual Choir x 3 Stacey's Thing 1: Teach your kid science Stacey's Thing 2: Sourdough: A Novel at Karsten's Quarantine Tip: Stuck at home? Take Harvard's FREE Intro to Computer Science course! Leo's Tool: Around Next-gen video calling Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Stacey Higginbotham Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:


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