TNW 97: The Devil is in the Defaults

published 3 weeks ago

• (01:49) Alfred Ng from CNET talks about how Ring video doorbells are being used by police for surveillance.• (14:36) Credit cards might be old tech, but Geoffrey Fowler from the Washington Post shows how they can carry the same privacy burden as the phone in your pocket.• (31:22) Tech patents can be downright ridiculous, and Rose Eveleth from Slate reveals why companies have so many of them in their arsenal if they'll never become something real.• (44:18) Virtual Reality is being used to train would-be bosses in the art of firing employees.• (48:54) Apple announced its next iPhone announcement and is promising Innovation at the event. Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent Guests: Alfred Ng, Geoffrey Fowler, and Rose Eveleth Download or subscribe to this show at . Sponsors: WWT.COM/TWIT

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