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28 – The Social Dilemma (Thoughts)

28 – The Social Dilemma (Thoughts)
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In this episode, I’ll be discussing The Social Dilemma, a Netflix ‘docu-drama’ about social media networks, the attention economy, and recommendation algorithms. These networks do a lot of harm and addiction to them is an extremely serious issue that needs to be discussed more.

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16 – The Power of Skepticism

16 – The Power of Skepticism
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Today I’ll be discussing misinformation as it relates to politics and the pandemic, along with ways you can reduce your vulnerability (as a human) to amplifying or spreading misinformation, by being skeptical and taking a little extra time to verify before you share(ify).

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Desktop 11 – State of Some Apps 2018

Desktop 11 – State of Some Apps 2018
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To kick off 2018, Mike and Rob go through the apps they use the most, comparing and contrasting how they’ve changed over the years.

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Noteworthy Apps:

  • Social Media/News/Entertainment (Twitter | Reddit/Reddit is Fun | Facebook | LinkedIn)
  • Video (YouTube |Netflix |Facebook | Google Home w/ Chromecast)
  • Podcasts (Pocket Casts | Overcast)
  • Music (Spotify | Apple Music)
  • Mobile Video Production (Filmic Pro | Wireless Transfer)
  • Storage/Backup (Google Drive/Photos | Microsoft OneDrive | iCloud Drive/Backup)
  • Productivity (Creative Cloud | Office 365 | Google Drive Suite)
  • To-Do/Reminders ( OneNote | Google Calendar/Keep/Inbox | Outlook | S Note)
  • Email (Google Inbox | Outlook)
  • Games (Pokemon Go | Breath of the Wild)
  • Misc. Mike (IFTTT | LastPass | Google Maps | Twilight | RealCalc | Samsung Health | Stocard)
  • Misc. Rob (Gboard | BackBlaze | DigitalOcean | Apple Wallet | Transit | WordPress)
  • Facebook Messenger (So Good!)

You can check out the episode on YouTube too, if that’s your thing.


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