Microsoft Reportedly Working on a Lower Power Next-Gen Xbox – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Microsoft is reportedly working on a lower-power diskless next-gen Xbox code-named Lockhart, the FCC acknowledges that three US cellular carrier exaggerated 4G coverage maps, and Imgur releases Melee, a smartphone app for gaming content.

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Rearranging the Alphabet – DTNS 3670

Tuesday Alphabet announced that Google co-founders Larry page and Sergey Brin will step away from their duties as CEO and President and Google CEO Sundar Pichai will take on the additional role of CEO of Alphabet. Is this a sign of rougher waters for Google and Alphabet or just the normal evolution of the company?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Scott Johnson.

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It’s Spoilerin’ Time 292 – The Mandalorian (104), Watchmen (107), Jojo Rabbit, Knives Out, Mr. Robot (409), The Larry Sanders Show (113-201)

The Mandalorian takes a break. Watchmen is back from the trip and in plain sight. A new height for Mr. Robot? Plus, spoiler talk about the films Jojo Rabbit and Knives Out! With special guest Fraser Cain.

Next week: The Mandalorian (105), Watchmen (108), Rick & Morty (404), Mr. Robot (410), The Larry Sanders Show (202-203)

00:53 – Winter Movie Draft update
03:09 – The Mandalorian (104)
12:55 – Watchmen (107)
20:49 – Jojo Rabbit
25:55 – Knives Out
31:01 – Mr. Robot (409)
37:32 – The Larry Sanders Show (113-201)

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Larry and Sergei Step Down from Alphabet Roles – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Big changes as Sundar Pichai takes over Alphabet CEO position, Amazon annoucnes a new portable Echo smart speaker, and four Avast extensions get kicked out of Mozilla’s store.

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Are You Outraged? Citation Needed – DTNS 3669

Adi Robertson has a thoughtful article on The Verge today called “How to fight lies, tricks, and chaos online.” We break down the recommendations and add our own suggestions.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Justin Robert Young

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Ring Says Customer Heat Map Used By Authorities No Longer Exists – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Cyber Monday sets new spending record, Google Photos gets more social, DNA phenotyping raises concerns.

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Cordkillers 292 – Don’t Be Ridisculous (w/ Fraser Cain)

Are discs dead? How to pick a streaming service and ET’s back!(?)(.) All this and more on Cordkillers! With special guest Fraser Cain. See Fraser’s streaming services doc here.

This week on It’s Spoilerin’ Time: The Mandalorian (104), Watchmen (107), Jojo Rabbit, Knives Out, Mr. Robot (409), The Larry Sanders Show (113-201)
Next week: The Mandalorian (105), Watchmen (108), Rick & Morty (404), Mr. Robot (410), The Larry Sanders Show (202-203)

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Someone Please Build A Machine Lawyer! – DTNS 3668

Chris Mancini from Comedy Film Nerds joins us to explain how the blurring of the lines between VFX in movies and fully rendered CGI cutscenes can lead to audience detachment from the content.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Chris Mancini.

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Facebook Testing Tool to Transfer Images to Google Photos – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Facebook is testing a tool in Ireland that lets users transfer images to Google Photos, a new report looks at how Match Group screens sex offenders across its dating brands, and the first esports team prepares to go public.

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