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Every week TWiT hosts talk to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology. Join Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, or Megan Morrone for these enlightening one-on-one interviews.

Every week TWiT hosts talk to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology. Join Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, or Megan Morrone for these enlightening one-on-one interviews.
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Every week TWiT hosts talk to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology. Join Leo Laporte, Jason Howell, or Megan Morrone for these enlightening one-on-one interviews.

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English


Episodes

Triangulation 406: Bram Cohen: Chia Network

7/12/2019
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BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen returns to 'Triangulation' with Jason Howell to talk about Chia Network and how they are creating a decentralized open-source blockchain which is a more decentralized and energy-intensive cryptocurrency than Bitcoin. They also discuss Facebook's Libra, where President Trump is right and wrong on crypto and Bram's other hobby as a puzzle maker. Host: Jason Howell Guest: Bram Cohen Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:01:00:53

Triangulation 405: Trey Ratcliff

7/5/2019
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Trey Ratcliff, author of "Under the Influence," talks with Leo Laporte about the bane of Instagram "Influencers," how to turn criticism into creativity, and how to survive on social media without losing your soul. Buy "Under the Influence": https://amzn.to/2LDi3vu Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Trey Ratcliff Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

Duration:01:07:15

Triangulation 404: Arthur Holland Michel: Eyes in the Sky

6/28/2019
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Jason Howell speaks with journalist, researcher, and co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College Arthur Holland Michel about his new book "Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How It Will Watch Us All." They dive into how the film "Enemy of the State" influenced the Pentagon to develop a high-tech aerial surveillance system for monitoring America's enemies overseas, how the Wide Angle Motion Imagery tech is now being used to watch US citizens, and...

Duration:00:59:52

Triangulation 403: Google's Jigsaw

6/21/2019
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Leo Laporte speaks with Jigsaw's Chief Operating Officer Dan Keyserling. They discuss how the incubator, which began as Google Ideas, is working to make the world a better place by building technologies to help fight attacks on free speech, online harassment, violent extremism, and other injustices with projects like Project Shield, Password Alert, Conversation AI, Digital Attack Map, Outline, Share the Facts, and more. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Dan Keyserling Download or subscribe to...

Duration:00:56:05

Triangulation 402: Julian Guthrie: Alpha Girls

6/14/2019
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Megan Morrone speaks with journalist and author Julian Guthrie about her latest book, Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took On Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime. They discuss why Julian decided to tell the stories of these four pioneering women in the male-dominated world of Silicon Valley (Theresia Guow, Magdalena Yeşil, MJ Elmore, and Sonja Perkins), some key lessons and regrets from these entrepreneurs, how sexist attitudes have evolved in tech and other...

Duration:00:53:58

Triangulation 401: Joseph Menn: Cult of the Dead Cow

6/7/2019
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Jason Howell speaks with investigative reporter and author Joseph Menn about his latest book, Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World. They discuss how the origins of the famous hacking group and its impact on society, how many of these hacktivists have become powerful public figures, how Joseph uncovered presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke as a member, and more. Buy "Cult of the Dead Cow": https://amzn.to/2WvaihA Host: Jason Howell Guest:...

Duration:01:00:38

Triangulation 400: Brian Hofer on Facial Recognition and Surveillance Tech

5/31/2019
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Denise Howell speaks with the driving force behind San Francisco's facial recognition ban and Executive Director of Secure Justice, Brian Hofer. They discuss the state of facial recognition technology, the reasoning behind the ban, how the mission creep of mass surveillance technologies affect civil liberties, and more. Host: Denise Howell Guest: Brian Hofer Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation. Sponsor: The Intrazone

Duration:01:26:27

Triangulation 399: Jessica Powell: The Big Disruption

5/24/2019
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Megan Morrone speaks with Jessica Powell, Google's former VP of Communications and author of The Big Disruption: A Totally Fictional But Essentially True Silicon Valley Story. They discuss how she came about to writing this satirical novel about tech, becoming Medium's first print book, the impact of Silicon Valley's monoculture, and more. Buy 'The Big Disruption': https://amzn.to/2K4o1EW Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Jessica Powell Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:00:52:55

Triangulation 398: Daniel Suarez: Delta-v

5/17/2019
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NYT bestselling author Daniel Suarez returns to talk with Leo Laporte about his latest book Delta-v, a near-future technological thriller following the first deep space mining operation. Buy Delta-v: https://amzn.to/2VuqmuF Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Daniel Suarez Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation. Sponsors: Behind the TechZipRecruiter.com/triangulation

Duration:01:04:06

Triangulation 397: Brianna Wu

5/10/2019
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Jason Howell speaks with Brianna Wu, video game developer and Candidate for US House of Representatives in MA District 8 for 2020. They discuss how she got started in tech, surviving the Gamergate harassment, why she's running for Congress, and more. Host: Jason Howell Guest: Brianna Wu Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation. Sponsor: capterra.com/triangulation

Duration:01:02:13

Triangulation 396: Cory Doctorow: Radicalized

5/3/2019
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Cory Doctorow's latest book is Radicalized. Megan Morrone talks to him about DRM toast, online radicalization and science fiction vs. futurism. Buy Radicalized: https://amzn.to/2VdUejR Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Cory Doctorow Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

Duration:01:13:35

Triangulation 395: Celia Hodent: The Gamer's Brain

4/26/2019
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Celia Hodent is a cognitive scientist, game industry veteran, and author of The Gamer's Brain: How Neuroscience and UX can Impact Video Game Design. She talks with Denise Howell about common misconceptions on how the brain works, how games like Fornite use cognitive science to create an engaging experience, the problem with the term 'gaming addiction,' when loot boxes become gambling, and more. Buy 'The Gamer's Brain': https://amzn.to/2GAopsu Host: Denise Howell Guest: Celia...

Duration:01:40:13

Triangulation 394: Leander Kahney: Tim Cook

4/19/2019
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Megan Morrone speaks with Leander Kahney, the editor and publisher of CultofMac.com and author of Inside Steve's Brain, Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products, and Cult of Mac, about his latest book, Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level. They discuss Tim's background and how he started at Apple, how Cook fixed Apple's supply chain with just-in-time manufacturing, and the clash between Apple and the FBI over iPhone encryption, and more. Host: Megan...

Duration:00:56:37

Triangulation 393: Core Memory With Mark Richards

4/12/2019
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Mark Richards is a photojournalist and photographer of "Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers." He talks with Leo Laporte about his career including photographing combat in Afghanistan, chronicling his cancer treatment and preserving computer history. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Mark Richards Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation. Sponsors: ZipRecruiter.com/triangulationcapterra.com/triangulation

Duration:01:29:33

Triangulation 392: Kate O'Neill - Tech Humanist

4/5/2019
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Denise Howell speaks with author Kate O'Neill, The Tech Humanist", about her new book, "Tech Humanist: How You Can Make Technology Better for Business and Better for Humans." They discuss her background, she was one of the first 100 employees at Netflix, her viral Tweets and article on the Ten Year Challenge, as well as reports that IBM used photos from millions of Flickr users, without their consent or knowledge, to train its facial recognition tech, and more. Host: Denise Howell Guest:...

Duration:01:20:52

Triangulation 391: Charlie Jane Anders

3/29/2019
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Charlie Jane Anders is the author of The City in the Middle of the Night. She talks with Megan Morrone about starting the sci-fi blog iO9, the difference between futurism and science fiction, and writing believable characters who screw up. Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Charlie Jane Anders Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

Duration:01:03:15

Triangulation 390: Nicole Black: Technology, the Constitution, and the Workplace

3/22/2019
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Denise Howell speaks with lawyer and MyCase Legal Technology Evangelist Nicole Black. They discuss the NYPD's demand that Waze removes user-submitted reports on speed traps and DWI checkpoints, whether biometric access to phones requires a warrant, false friends in law enforcement, sex offenders and the first amendment, AI in the legal profession, the darker side of Instagram, and more. Host: Denise Howell Guest: Nicole Black Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:01:22:37

Triangulation 389: Blake Harris: The History of the Future

3/15/2019
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Jason Howell speaks with returning guest Blake Harris, author of the bestseller Console Wars, about his latest book, The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality. They discuss Harris' three-plus years chronicling the meteoric rise of Oculus, the VR company founded by Palmer Luckey in 2012 that was acquired for over $2 billion dollars only two years later; and how he, after being systematically lied to by Facebook executives, uncovered the true...

Duration:01:07:42

Triangulation 388: Kashmir Hill: Blocking the Big Five Tech Giants

3/8/2019
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Can we live without big tech? Is it even possible to avoid any influence when they dominate the internet today? Megan Morrone speaks with Gizmodo's investigative reporter Kashmir Hill about her six weeks blocking Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple from monetizing her in any way whether through surveillance capitalism or using any of their products. Host: Megan Morrone Guest: Kashmir Hill Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

Duration:01:05:19

Triangulation 387: Amy Webb: The Big Nine

3/1/2019
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Amy Webb is the Author of The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans & Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity. She talks with Leo Laporte about the coming age of artificial intelligence and the nine companies that will control it. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Amy Webb Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/triangulation.

Duration:01:03:34