Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Jason and Mikah give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
(01:43) Darren Loucaides from OneZero discusses the impact of the "like" button. Increasingly, social networks seem to be pondering the idea of hiding or removing metrics but engagement and profit may suffer.(17:23) Brian Merchant, author and writer for Gizmodo, reveals the troubling nature of Zeel, a service that primarily connects massage therapists with those seeking their services. Despite promising a no-tolerance policy for inappropriate behavior, contractors who have worked for Zeel say that's simply not the case.(36:22) Matt Laslo, a freelance correspondent for WIRED, provides a closer look at Section 230 — legislation that's been in place since the 1996 Communications Decency Act — and how changes to it could affect the internet.
Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent
Guests: Darren Loucaides, Brian Merchant, and Matt Laslo
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