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This Week in Tech is the top-ranked flagship tech podcast from TWiT.tv. Every Sunday, Leo Laporte and a roundtable of insiders explore the week's hottest tech news from AI to robots, and PCs to privacy. When it comes to tech, TWiT is IT. Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

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This Week in Tech is the top-ranked flagship tech podcast from TWiT.tv. Every Sunday, Leo Laporte and a roundtable of insiders explore the week's hottest tech news from AI to robots, and PCs to privacy. When it comes to tech, TWiT is IT. Records live every Sunday at 5:15pm Eastern / 2:15pm Pacific / 21:15 UTC.

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Episodes
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TWiT 980: Hed Dek Lede and Nut Graf - OpenAI and Reddit, Signal Smear Campaign

5/19/2024
OpenAI and Reddit, Signal Smear Campaign Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Ben Parr, Dan Patterson, and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: mylio.com/TWIT25wix.com/studiozscaler.com/zerotrustAIIntouchCX.com/twiteufy.com

Duration:02:33:22

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TWiT 979: Musk-stache - Solar Storms, Apple and OpenAI, Tesla Layoffs

5/12/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Paris Martineau, Sam Abuelsamid, and Mike Elgan Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: bitwarden.com/twitNetSuite.com/TWITmintmobile.com/twiteufy.comZipRecruiter.com/Twit

Duration:02:45:49

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TWiT 978: Baptized in Gatorade - AI Priest, FCC Fines, Jack Dorsey Leaves Bluesky

5/6/2024
In this episode of This Week in Tech, Leo Laporte is joined by Georgia Dow, Shoshana Weissmann, and Fr. Robert Ballecer, tackling a wide range of thought-provoking topics, from the ethical implications of AI in sensitive fields to the challenges of creating and consuming content in an increasingly commercialized digital landscape. The panel grapples with the potential risks and benefits of AI-powered therapists and priests, stressing the need for human empathy and discernment in these emotionally charged roles. They confront the harsh realities of the internet's "heat death," as the relentless pursuit of profits and engagement leads to a glut of low-quality content and erodes user trust. The group reflects on the double-edged sword of democratized media, celebrating the value of supporting emerging voices while acknowledging the importance of professional standards. As Twitter faces existential challenges, the panel surveys the social media horizon, evaluating alternative platforms like Mastodon and Bluesky, and weighing the implications of Jack Dorsey's departure from the Bluesky board. Elon Musk's reckless tweets about taking Tesla private have come back to haunt him, with the Supreme Court upholding an SEC settlement requiring his Tesla-related posts to be vetted by a lawyer. The FCC has cracked down on major telecom companies for the illegal sale of location data, while legislators push for reforms to prevent the government from exploiting privacy loopholes. Congress continues its misguided crusade to protect children online, with ill-conceived age verification mandates and privacy-eroding measures that threaten the very foundations of digital security. The panel offers an impassioned critique of these shortsighted efforts. The once-beloved video game Helldivers 2 serves as a cautionary tale of platform overreach, as a heavy-handed PlayStation Network login requirement sparks a massive player revolt and torpedoes the game's reputation. Apple's quarterly results are analyzed, and all eyes are on Apple's upcoming event, where new iPads and an enhanced Apple Pencil are expected to take center stage. But the real buzz surrounds the rumored M4 chip and its tantalizing AI capabilities, hinting at a potential game-changer for the iconic brand. The group geeks out over Disney+'s radical revival of X-Men '97 and Amazon's ambitious Fallout adaptation, complete with an immersive easter egg phone experience The freewheeling discussion also touches on Shoshana's ingenious Alexa hacks for Sabbath TV viewing, a UK council's apostrophe apocalypse, the looming cicada invasion, and Fr. Robert's role as a guardian angel for the Vatican's feral felines. Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Shoshana Weissmann, and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: Stamps.com promo code TWiTkolide.com/twitIntouchCX.com/twitexpressvpn.com/twitNetSuite.com/TWIT

Duration:03:03:31

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TWiT 977: Gahoo Yoogle - TikTok Ban, Intel's Struggles, Google's Ensh*ttification

4/28/2024
TikTok Ban, Intel's Struggles, Google's Ensh*ttification Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb and Kevin Rose Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: zscaler.com/zerotrustAINetSuite.com/TWITwix.com/studiomylio.com/TWIT25canary.tools/twit - use code: TWIT

Duration:02:57:33

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TWiT 976: Serial Churners - Netflix Earnings, Cybertruck Recall, FISA

4/21/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Jason Howell, Abrar Al-Heeti, and Mikah Sargent Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: eufy.comIntouchCX.com/twitcanary.tools/twit - use code: TWITlookout.comzscaler.com/zerotrustAI

Duration:02:27:23

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TWiT 975: You Don't Want to Make Gandhi Mad - AI Music, Broadband Nutrition Labels

4/14/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Denise Howell, Larry Magid, and Owen Thomas Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: mintmobile.com/twitziprecruiter.com/twitexpressvpn.com/twitNetSuite.com/TWITwix.com/studio

Duration:02:38:04

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TWiT 974: Get at the Young Youngs - Tesla Robotaxi, Marissa Mayer's Sunshine

4/7/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Mikah Sargent, Lisa Schmeiser, and Harry McCracken Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: kolide.com/twitbitwarden.com/twitrobinhood.com/boostzscaler.com/zerotrustAImylio.com/TWIT25

Duration:02:40:38

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TWiT 973: The Inverted Goldilocks Zone - Gmail turns 20, AI PC definition, xz Utils backdoor

4/1/2024
Gmail turns 20, AI PC definition, xz Utils backdoor Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Allyn Malventano, Daniel Rubino, and Doc Rock Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: zscaler.com/zerotrustAIwix.com/studioDownload StepDogwww.stamps.com promo code TWITeufy.comNetSuite.com/TWIT

Duration:03:09:52

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TWiT 972: Judicial Whimsy - US vs. Apple, The ELVIS Act

3/24/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Cathy Gellis, Rob Pegoraro, and Brianna Wu Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: zscaler.com/zerotrustAIecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITcanary.tools/twit - use code: TWIThims.com/twitrocketmoney.com/twitkolide.com/twit

Duration:02:48:52

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TWiT 971: The Element of Chaos - SpaceX Spy Satellites, New Apple Carplay

3/17/2024
Host: Devindra Hardawar Guests: Alex Lindsay, Glenn Fleishman, and Scott Stein Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: NetSuite.com/TWITpanoptica.appziprecruiter.com/twitmintmobile.com/twitexpressvpn.com/twit

Duration:03:05:31

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TWiT 970: Where Does Jazz Come From? - TikTok Ban, Creepy AI, Practical Fusion

3/10/2024
TikTok Ban, Creepy AI, Practical Fusion Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Roberto Baldwin, Mike Masnick, and Louise Matsakis Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: robinhood.com/boostkolide.com/twitbitwarden.com/twit

Duration:02:24:12

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TWiT 969: Chasing Shadows in the Digital Abyss - Doomed Apple Car, Chinese EVs, MWC Roundup

3/3/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Anthony Ha and Sam Abuelsamid Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: expressvpn.com/twitrocketmoney.com/twitDownload StressFacewix.com/studiolookout.com

Duration:02:49:30

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TWiT 968: Don't Tell the Moon - NVIDIA Dominates, Gemini Taken Down

2/25/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Janko Roettgers, Mike Elgan, and Alex Kantrowitz Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: hims.com/twitecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITNetSuite.com/TWITwww.stamps.com promo code TWIT

Duration:02:29:33

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TWiT 967: I'll Be Your Shabbos Goy - KOSA, French Public Scrolling Ban

2/18/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amanda Silberling, Abrar Al-Heeti, and Shoshana Weissmann Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: ziprecruiter.com/twitexpressvpn.com/twitpanoptica.appcanary.tools/twit - use code: TWITmintmobile.com/twit

Duration:02:27:35

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TWiT 966: He's Got a Huge Corpus - Bluesky Goes Public, Zuck's AI plans

2/11/2024
Bluesky Goes Public, Zuck's AI plans Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Cathy Gellis, Harry McCracken, and Nicholas De Leon Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: bitwarden.com/twitMiro.com/podcastkolide.com/twitNetSuite.com/TWITrobinhood.com/boost

Duration:02:21:22

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TWiT 965: Baby's First Layoff - Apple Vision Pro, Google Retires Cache links

2/4/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Georgia Dow, Lisa Schmeiser, and Wesley Faulkner Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: rocketmoney.com/twithims.com/twit

Duration:02:08:22

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TWiT 964: No One Talks to the Faucet Anymore - AI Investing Trends, Taylor Swift Deepfakes

1/28/2024
AI Investing Trends, Taylor Swift Deepfakes Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Stacey Higginbotham, Ben Parr, and Allyn Malventano Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: gusto.com/techNetSuite.com/TWITecamm.com/twit or use Promo Code TWITexpressvpn.com/twitpanoptica.app

Duration:02:35:48

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TWiT 963: Low-Key Clippy - Verizon Fees, AI Translations, Microsoft Hack

1/21/2024
Verizon Fees, AI Translations, Microsoft Hack Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Cory Doctorow, Iain Thomson, and Alex Lindsay Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: meraki.cisco.com/twitwww.stamps.com - promo code: TWITmintmobile.com/twitpaloaltonetworks.com/ot-security-tcodrata.com/twitziprecruiter.com/twit

Duration:02:47:42

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TWiT 962: CES Recap - Padre's CES Haul, Google Layoffs, AI Battery

1/14/2024
Padre's CES Haul, Google Layoffs, AI Battery Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ, David Pierce, and Daniel Rubino Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: canary.tools/twit - use code: TWITlookout.comMiro.com/podcastkolide.com/twitbitwarden.com/twit

Duration:02:45:55

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TWiT 961: A Nation of Nerds - CES Preview, NYT vs. OpenAI

1/7/2024
Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb, Christina Warren, and Devindra Hardawar Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/this-week-in-tech Get episodes ad-free with Club TWiT at https://twit.tv/clubtwit Sponsors: lookout.comdrata.com/twitNetSuite.com/TWITbitwarden.com/twit

Duration:02:29:32