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The Drill Down 468: Bad Vibrations
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Drill Down 468

On this week’s podcast, the culprits behind one of the largest data breaches in history, is your sexual activity being sold to marketers? how Amazon’s fake radio station pissed off Trumpsters, is this the end of privacy in the U.S.?, and much much more.

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SXSW 2017 Video Interview: Carvana’s Big Vending Machine Idea
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Carvana vending machine SXSW

[Carvana Vending Machine.]

This past weekend, we told you about Carvana‘s ideas regarding car purchases from vending machines here at SXSW 2017. We had a chance to talk to one of their spokeswomen and she provided some extra details about what they’re up to, and we took some video that details their explanation of the “out of the box” plan while showing off what the scene was like at SXSW.

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SXSW 2017: Hauoli Tracks VR Movements With Sound
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Hauoli VR gestures through subsonic sound

SXSW 2017 – Virtual Reality is everywhere. Earlier today we met Hauoli, a VR startup that seeks to solve the VR gesture recognition problem with audio.

#SXSW2017 – Right now, gestures are hard. Not so much in the real world, but certainly in virtual spaces. Ever since the heady days of Quake III arena, users who wanted to do some digital damage with their avatar’s fingers had to map a key that did little more than flip you off.

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SXSW 2017: Carvana Wants To Sell You Cars – From A Vending Machine
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Carvana SXSW 2017

[Carvana’s humongous vending machine mock-up in Austin during SXSW 2017.]

We caught up with Carvana here in Austin, TX, at SXSW 2017. The Phoenix-based used car company calls itself a start up, but the truth is that it’s been around for at least four years, having been founded in 2013. Carvana claims that they’re new vending machine technology, which was first reported on last month, allows users to find used cars easily and then make major life decisions in the form of a car purchase, hassle-free, via massive vending machine.

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The Drill Down 467: Watching You Watching Me
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TDD 467

This week, how Uber is deceiving the authorities, Wikileaks’ secret trove of CIA hacks, how much is Snapchat worth? Twitch takes on Twitter, using our DNA as near infinite memory storage, and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 466: To The Moon!
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TDD 466

This week, more tech responses to President Trump actions, Uber vs Google in a self-driving patent battle, PlayStation, Xbox, and YouTube in the news, SpaceX plans moon tourism, and much, much more.

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The Drill Down 465: Tax The Robots!
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TDD 465 robots

On this week’s Drill Down podcast, fighting terrorist drones… with eagles, Facebook’s vision for the future, should the robot that takes your job pay your taxes?, newly discovered planets that may contain life, and much much more.

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The Drill Down 464: Plan Bee
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The Drill Down 464

This week’s Drill Down podcast, U.S. border guards may demand your passwords, Apple’s first TV show, Yahoo! gets a markdown, PewdiePie gets canned, robot bees save the environment, and more.

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The Drill Down 463: PAX South Recap; Snap IPO
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TDD 463 Pax South

On this week’s Drill Down podcast, Tosin recaps PAX South, drones at the Super Bowl, the tech world opposes President Trump’s immigration ban, Snap goes IPO, factory robots on the rise, Tesla breaks another speed record, and more.

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The Drill Down 462: Rogues and Resistance
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The Young Family by Patricia Piccinini - drill down Resistance

[The Young Family by Patricia Piccinini]

On this week’s Drill Down podcast, “Rogues and Resistance,” Science and the National Parks go rogue, tech’s response to President Trump’s immigration ban, Oculus loses a $500M suit, a human/pig hybrid, and more.

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