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Chips with Everything

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Chips with Everything is our digital culture and technology podcast discussing what happens when people and tech collide. It's hosted by @leighalexander and @ollymannHow do you like your chips? Let us know how tech's affected your life via @guardianaudio

Chips with Everything is our digital culture and technology podcast discussing what happens when people and tech collide. It's hosted by @leighalexander and @ollymannHow do you like your chips? Let us know how tech's affected your life via @guardianaudio
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Chips with Everything is our digital culture and technology podcast discussing what happens when people and tech collide. It's hosted by @leighalexander and @ollymannHow do you like your chips? Let us know how tech's affected your life via @guardianaudio

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Episodes

Treating mental health with an app: Chips with Everything podcast

11/18/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber looks at the pros and cons of mental health apps. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:28:01

Infiltrating a 'troll farm': Chips with Everything podcast

11/11/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber talks to undercover reporter Katarzyna Pruszkiewicz, who spent six months working in a PR firm in Poland, where she was told to promote controversial content that would influence people through a fake, rightwing Twitter account. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:19:14

A tale of two platforms: Chips with Everything podcast

11/4/2019
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Kari Paul and Alex Hern join Jordan Erica Webber to discuss how the big social media platforms are tackling the sticky issue of political adverts. Dr Kate Dommett also talks about how UK political parties could use or misuse social media as they launch their general election campaigns.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:25:29

All in a domain name: Chips with Everything podcast

10/28/2019
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The web domain democracy.com went up for auction last week with an asking price of at least $300,000 (£233,000). This week, Jordan Erica Webber looks at what makes a few words in a web browser worth thousands, if not millions of dollars. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:23:05

The digital welfare state: Chips with Everything podcast

10/21/2019
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As part of the Guardian’s Automating Poverty series, Robert Booth looked at how and why the Department for Work and Pensions in the UK is increasing investment in testing artificial intelligence to assess benefits claims. He talks to Jordan Erica Webber about his findings. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:24:52

Security vs privacy – who wins? Chips with Everything podcast

10/14/2019
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Ministers from several countries have written an open letter to the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, asking him not to fully encrypt all of the company’s messaging services. This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to the Guardian’s tech reporter Julia Carrie Wong and the security expert Alan Woodward about the implications of restricting end-to-end encryption. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:26:19

The Lovelace effect: Chips with Everything podcast

10/7/2019
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Ada Lovelace Day is in its 10th year, and to mark it, Jordan Erica Webber is joined by the founder of the event, Suw Charman-Anderson, to talk about why we need to do more to help support women working in STEM. She also talks to Dr Tilly Blyth, the head of collections and principal curator at the Science Museum in London, to learn more about why Ada Lovelace was a mathematician ahead of her time. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:26:00

Uber – a Silicon Valley drama: Chips with Everything podcast

9/30/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber chats to New York Times reporter Mike Isaac about Super Pumped, his new book on the rise and fall of Travis Kalanick. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:39:30

Swiping left or right – politically: Chips with Everything podcast

9/23/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber looks into the rise of identity politics in online dating. In this episode we hear from the journalist Rainesford Stauffer, dating expert Dr Jess Carbino and Tinder’s election bot creator, Yara Rodrigues Fowler. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:24:26

YouTube summer camps: Chips with Everything podcast

9/16/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Richard Sprenger, who recently went to Los Angeles to learn more about a new summer camp that aims to teach six to 10-year-olds how to become the next YouTube sensation.. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:25:29

Siri, are you listening? Chips with Everything podcast

9/9/2019
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This week Jordan Erica Webber is joined by Alex Hern, as they look at the scandal that rocked the voice assistant world, and ask whether or not we can trust that voice assistants aren’t eavesdropping on our most private moments. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:22:10

Turning off the internet: Chips with Everything podcast

9/2/2019
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Kashmiris have not had access to the internet for nearly a month. The blackout, from the start of August, is the 77th of the year so far in India. Jordan Erica Webber looks at the personal, legal and societal fallout of government-ordered shutdowns around the world. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:27:36

The death of iTunes... kind of: Chips with Everything podcast

8/26/2019
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The Guardian’s UK tech editor, Alex Hern, joins Jordan Erica Webber to discuss the imminent end to the iTunes store as we know it. They also take a nostalgic look at some of the other software we’ve lost. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:24:53

Domestic abuse meets big tech: Chips with Everything podcast

8/19/2019
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This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to Anna, whose ex-partner surveilled her every move by using ‘stalkerware’ apps. Jordan also talks to MIT Technology Review journalist Charlotte Jee about what tech companies like Apple and Google could be doing to stop the proliferation of these apps. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:18:34

A week in the life of 8chan: Chips with Everything podcast

8/12/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber talks to Julia Carrie Wong about the extremist message board 8chan after the suspect in the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, used the website to post a manifesto on why he targeted those he murdered. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:24:36

'The End of Forgetting': Chips with Everything podcast

8/5/2019
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This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to Kate Eichhorn about her new book The End of Forgetting: Growing up with Social Media, which explores the dangers facing young people who may find it difficult to distance themselves from their pasts, long into the future. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:24:09

The price of being a ransomware hero: Chips with Everything podcast

7/29/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber chats to Fabian Wosar, a renowned anti-ransomware expert, who has worked on thousands of cases during his career. The victims that Fabian helps love him. The ransomware hackers he thwarts – not so much. He talks about the sacrifices he has made for the job he loves. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:27:03

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast

7/22/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character might choose to have an abortion. She also chats to Mary Flanagan of Tiltfactor about the potential impact games can have on changing opinions. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:21:52

Finding dark patterns online: Chips with Everything podcast

7/15/2019
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Jordan Erica Webber teams up with Science Weekly host Ian Sample to find out more about how companies use various techniques to trick us into buying something we may never have needed, or wanted. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:27:11

Blockchain as art: Chips with Everything podcast

7/8/2019
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With the launch of the Facebook cryptocurrency Libra, Jordan Erica Webber revisits an old Chips episode looking at how artists are using blockchain to answer the big questions, like ‘what is the value of a human life?’. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/chipspod

Duration:00:22:00