Robb Dunewood

Google Is Doing The Work On Skin Tone Representation: The Tech Jawn 35

What legal and moral responsibilities do social media companies have to remove violent content from their platforms? Does Elon Musk really want to buy Twitter? The deal is currently on hold and public spats with the CEO have analysts wondering. USB-C may be coming to the iPhone 15 next year. And we dive into Google…

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A Mother’s Day Jawn: The Tech Jawn 34

AI used in a Northwestern study of police departments is showing that a small percentage of officers own a disproportionate share of the misconduct. The “Chip Shortage” is actually making the chip shortage worse because chip manufacturers can’t get the chips they need to make the chips we need. The Amazon union saga is far…

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Apple’s Self Service Repair Is Not For The Faint At Heart: The Tech Jawn 33

After a massive recall of its Fitbit Ionic smartwatch due to hot battery issues, Google is being sued by two women because of burns caused by the Fitbit Versa 2 and the Versa Lite. What things should we do to manage our digital footprint after we die?  We probably should have a plan for all…

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Elon Musk Was For Real For Real About Twitter: The Tech Jawn 32

Elon Musk secured financing for his $46.5 billion takeover bid of Twitter and Twitter’s board has reconsidered and accepted his offer. Patreon creates the new “Pull Up” incubator for creators of color and offers resources, training, and funding for marginalized small business owners. The recently launched  CNN+ streaming service calls it quits barely 3 weeks…

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Interview with Jeremy Butler, Creator and Founder of Savage Kingdom: The Tech Jawn 31

Details on how Twitter’s upcoming edit button might work have surfaced and we all have different takes on how we feel about it. Slack-like communities are coming to WhatsApp Messenger and this could give the super-popular messaging app more of a social media app look and feel. Flossing on the Gram is not really a…

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Interview with Afua Bruce, Author of The Tech That Comes Next: The Tech Jawn 30

Elon Musk and Twitter had a heck of a week.  Musk buys 9.2% of the stock becoming the biggest shareholder, is offered a seat on the board, but turns it down.  Twitter also announces that it is adding an “Edit” button to the platform.  They’ve been working on it for over a year and the…

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Spend A Grip Plus: The Tech Jawn 29

Facebook’s News Feed was doling out misinformation for months due to a bug in its ranking algorithm that affected as much as half of all views.Elon Musk purchased a 9.2% stake in Twitter becoming the company’s biggest individual shareholder. Apple and Meta shared user personal data with hackers pretending to be law enforcement. And Amazon…

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The Slap Heard Around The Internet: The Tech Jawn 28

Will Smith smacking the taste out of Chris Rock’s mouth at the Oscars isn’t necessarily a tech story, but it needs to be discussed.  Proposed EU legislation may require messaging platforms to interoperate, but the bigger issue may be getting the carriers to roll out a standard like RCS. Is an Apple hardware subscription plan…

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Bourgeoisie Seat Warmers: The Tech Jawn 27

Facebook locks a bunch of users out of their accounts for not turning on Facebook Protect.  The problem was that Facebook’s email notification looked like a phishing scam which was largely ignored. The global chip shortage is getting real and it’s getting worse.  First, it was graphic cards that became impossible to buy.  Now some…

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Interview With Gary Joanis: The Tech Jawn 26

Instagram introduces Enhanced Tags which should make it easier for professional accounts and influencers to receive credit for their work.  Apple Announces the M1 Ultra, the new Mac Studio, and the 5K Studio Display, and they all sound kind of awesome. And we interview Gary Joanis, Pharmaceutical Consultant for Viral Vaccines & Advanced Therapeutic Medicines…

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