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The Drill Down 477: Google I/O 2017
Mr. BabyMan   |  

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This week, a global ransomware hack will make you WannaCry, Google’s I/O Conference, babies made from skin cells, Apple builds a new spaceship, and a pizza box, plus much, much more.

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The Drill Down 476: On With The Show
Mr. BabyMan   |  

The Drill Down 476

This week on The Drill Down podcast, Hulu’s skinny bundle, Facebook fixes Live, Amazon has something new to Show, boots that keep you running, and Net Neutrality needs your help again, plus much, much more.

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The Drill Down 474: A Womb With A View
Mr. BabyMan   |  

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On this week’s Drill Down podcast, a wiki for fake news, an Amazon Echo with a camera, The Pope gives a TED Talk, an artificial womb, and… yes, Uber’s shenanigans are in the news again, all this and much much more.

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Review: Google Home – Not The Droid You’re Looking For… Yet
DwayneD   |  

Google Home

Google Home is a little device that plugs into the wall and responds to your voice. It can play recorded music or the radio through services like Google Play Music and TuneIn, and it can respond to questions based on the knowledge Google has amassed throughout the 21st century. If you’ve got the correct hardware at home, like a Nest Thermostat, Samsung’s Smartthings, or Philips hue, Google Home can allow you to control some of your home’s functions with your voice.

We’ve had some time to get to know the Google Home and there are a LOT of things to like about it. Its voice recognition is robust and its audio is impressive for being a little tiny speaker. At the same time, when one looks at Google Home through the lens of a smarthome, AI, product, one quickly realizes that the device is not quite where the demonstrations were during the 2016 Google IO developers conference, nor is it a device that delivers on the promise of its advertisements.

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The Drill Down 452: If It’s On the Internet, It Must Be True
Mr. BabyMan   |  

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This week’s Drill Down podcast, Silicon Valley responds to the election of Donald Trump, fake news on the internet, Apple wrote the book on product design…and it’s for sale, and much more.

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The Drill Down 443: Where No Burrito Has Gone Before
Mr. BabyMan   |  

The Drill Down 443

This week, Elon Musk wants to hack the human brain, Netflix wants to bust a cap in data caps, is Facebook abusing its power as a news source?, ageism in tech, 50 years of Star Trek… and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 429: Big Red Button
Mr. BabyMan   |  

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This week, the FBI wants to spy on internet history without a warrant, Snapchat beats Twitter, Facebook’s CEO gets hacked, a way to stop rampant artificial intelligence, and a machine watches Blade Runner and the results may surprise you…and much more!

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The Drill Down 427: Peter Thiel, We ♥ You (Don’t Sue)!
Mr. BabyMan   |  

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This week, we’re once again joined by Greg Davies, host of Blendover and Heavy Metal Historian podcasts (and of course the TARDISBlend podcast hosted here at Geeks of Doom) as we discuss Uber tests autonomous cars, Twitter lets you tweet longer, Google’s modular phone Project Ara, will Apple become the next Blackberry, are crime algorithms racist? And why you shouldn’t piss off Peter Thiel  …and much more!

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The Drill Down 420: Many Bothans Died
Mr. BabyMan   |  

The Drill Down 420

This week, Google’s prank backfires, the FBI flexes their new muscle, is Nest in trouble?, the largest data leak in history, a new Star Wars movie trailer, and Tesla 3 is coming!…in a couple of years …All this and more this week on The Drill Down podcast.

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The Drill Down 403: Holiday Gift Guide 2015
Mr. BabyMan   |  

TDD 403 Gift Guide

The holiday season is coming up and The Drill Down would like you to be ready for it. So as we do every year around this time, we’ve prepared a list of what we consider the perfect gifts to give… and get this holiday. So before you stand around for hours this Black Friday, spend some time with us. Here’s the Drill Down’s Holiday Gift Guide 2015.

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