Episode 24: Shitposting and Pigeons
Welcome to the Tech Gypsies podcast, Kin Lane and Audrey Watters' weekly discussion of the latest technology (and political) news.
In this episode, we talk about Palmer Luckey, pigeons, and the dystopic landscape of Facebook and VR.
Here are some of the stories we referenced:
- "Re·Con·Figures: The Pigeons of Ed-tech" on Hack Education
- "Pigeons Can Read A Little Bit, New Research Shows" in Popular Science
- "Palmer Luckey: The Facebook Near-Billionaire Secretly Funding Trump's Meme Machine" in The Daily Beast
- "Facebook Overestimated Key Video Metric for Two Years" in The Wall Street Journal
- "Salesforce Considers Takeover of Twitter" in The Wall Street Journal
- "Palmer Luckey's Support for Pro-Trump Group Reminds Me of His Support For Pacifying the Poor With VR" via New World Notes
Feedback is welcome. (You should email Kin with it though, not Audrey.)