Robb Dunewood

Dr. Joy Buolamwini, The White House, And The UN On AI: The Tech Jawn 104

Cruise’s robotaxi permit was immediately suspended in San Francisco after the company failed to report the whole story about a pedestrian-involved accident and two days later the company suspended service everywhere. Facebook and Instagram launched ad-free premium subscriptions in Europe.  And X, formerly Twitter, launched Basic and Premium+ subscriptions here in the U.S. Multiple states…

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Full Circle With The Fugees: The Tech Jawn 103

A jury awards a female Google Cloud executive $1.1 million because the company gave higher pay to less-experienced male cohorts and later denied her promotions in retaliation for complaining about it.  On the heels of the password-sharing crackdown and a 70% increase in ad-supported tiers, Netflix has a better-than-expected Q3.  The company is still hiking…

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Ya’ll Started Using Passkeys Yet? – The Tech Jawn 102

Microsoft, Apple, and now Google all have native support for passkeys, the next wave of authentication technology that doesn’t require you to remember passwords. A New York state bill has been proposed that would require everyone to register in order to buy certain 3-D printers because of their potential to print parts for guns. The…

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Tesla Should Change The Name Of Autopilot – The Tech Jawn 101

Midjourney is trippin’ when it comes to using AI to draw Black African doctors helping white children. Would you pay $14 monthly or more to access Facebook and Instagram without ads?  This is what Meta wants European Union users to pay if they opt out of targeted ad Amazon is being sued by the US…

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An Appeals Court Pauses The Fearless Fund From Awarding Grants – The Tech Jawn 100

iPhone 15 overheating issues have been widely reported, but, Apple is stating that the problem is not with hardware and lies with apps like Uber and Instagram. The Forbes Top Creators 2023 list is out and we discuss who made the list, why they made the list, and why so few African American women are…

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Black Employees Sue TikTok – The Tech Jawn 99

Google announces Project Elevate Black Voices, a partnership with Howard University to improve the technology used in Automatic Speech Recognition. A Family sues Google alleging its Maps app led a father to drive off a collapsed bridge to his death after being notified numerous times that the bridge had been out for nearly 10 years….

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Streaming Music is Changing Music: The Tech Jawn 98

We recap Apple’s Wunderlust event where the company officially unveiled the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2, the new iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, and 15 Pro Ultra, and we discuss iOS 17 which just came out Monday.  Streaming has not only changed how we listen to music, but it has changed the…

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No One Was Surprised: The Tech Jawn 97

The Apple Event where the iPhone 15, USB-C Airpods, and new Apple Watches are officially being announced is upon us and we do a bit of speculation on what all the new hotness will look like. We are so not shocked that, according to a leaked spreadsheet with self-reported salary information, Black Google employees earn…

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Don’t None Of Us Want To Go First With Autonomous Driving: The Tech Jawn 96

Brothatech downloaded and installed iOS Beta 17 which is expected to be officially released next Month. Apple is, oddly supportive of SB 244, a right-to-repair bill being considered in California and we ponder why. Tesla is facing its first lawsuits on autonomous vehicle deaths. A UK study reports that autonomous driving systems are less accurate…

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Interview With “The CEO Of Tech Unboxings”, Lamarr Wilson – The Tech Jawn 95

In most of episode 95 of The Tech Jawn, we’ll be talking to our featured guest, but before we get to the interview we discuss another case of facial recognition misidentifying a person of color leading to their wrongful arrest.  In our interview, we talk with Lamarr Wilson, the unofficial  “CEO of Tech Unboxings” and…

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