🎧 This Week in Google: #416 Mr. Nutter Butter Has a Message for You | TWiT.TV

This Week in Google: #416 Mr. Nutter Butter Has a Message for You by Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Matt Cutts, Kevin Marks from TWIT.tv

US Digital Service – making government better. Alphabet Q2 earnings up, stocks down. Chrome's ad blocker is available to devs. Not everybody likes Google's plan to track offline sales. Is privacy a fad? Facebook hits 2 billion users. Bitcoin splits, and miners revolt. ACLU supports John Oliver. Millennials confused by discovery of broadcast TV.

Jeff's Number: $600/head SV restaurant with gold-flecked steaks
Matt Cutt's Thing: Hack the Pentagon!
Kevin Marks' Stuff: IndieWeb.org, Liberty Foundation, extra thumb prosthetic

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Awesome to see/hear Matt Cutts return to the show.

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🎧 This Week in Google: #413 You Never Know What’s Not Going to Happen | TWIT.TV

This Week in Google: #413 You Never Know What's Not Going to Happen by Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Danny Sullivan from TWIT.tv

Today is the Net Neutrality Day of Action. Go to BattleForTheNet.com and write your congressperson. Also, The Pixel XL 2 may feature a squeezable frame. Allo is coming to the desktop in "a few weeks." Android 7.1 has "Panic Detection" mode. Facebook will sell ads in Messenger. Amazon Prime Day sales up 60% over last year's record-setting haul – with Echo Dot as the top-selling item. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may explode onto the scene on August 23rd. Make Nokia great again. China teleports matter to space.

Jeff's Numbers: Google spends $800,000 on newsbots that write 30,000 articles a month in the UK. Google doesn't owe France 1.1bn euros in back taxes.
Danny's Stuff: Silk Vault Slim Wallet Case, The Big Sick
Stacey's Thing: Fibaro HomeKit Sensors

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🎧 This Week in Google: #407 Grepping Mary Meeker | TWIT.TV

This Week in Google: #407 Grepping Mary Meeker by Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham from TWIT.tv

Government's role in online privacy. Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet trends report. Android creator Andy Rubin's new Essential phone. The true meaning of "covfefe." Does Netflix care about Net Neutrality? Chipotle hacked. Google's expensive gender pay gap.

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Chipotle just can’t catch a break anymore.

I remember there used to be days when Meeker’s report would consume an entire episode of shows like this, and now it seems like it barely gets a passing message because it’s become so dense.

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🎧 This Week in Google: #405 Google I/O | TWIT.TV

This Week in Google: #405 Google I/O by Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, Chris DiBona from TWIT.tv

Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, and Jeff Jarvis report live from Google I/O to discuss today's keynote. Stacey Higginbotham joins them from Austin, TX.

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Sad that it didn’t sound like anything new and shiny coming immediately out of the presentations. Lots of tech happening, but it’ll be a while before we see direct results.

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🎧 Containers Episode 2: Meet the Sailors

Containers Episode 2: Meet the Sailors by Alexis C. MadrigalAlexis C. Madrigal from Containers

What is life like as a modern sailor, a tiny person on a huge ship in a vast ocean? Here is your answer. Episode 2 brings you a rare look into the lives of two Filipino sailors, fresh off a trip across the Pacific Ocean. These are regular people doing heroic work to support their families. And without them, the global economic order doesn't work.

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