TWiT 768: Steer Into the Skid

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Contact Tracing, Synthetic Biology Ask a futurist: how do we get from now to the Covid-19 free future? Steer into the slide. The future of synthetic biology is sticking viruses into our systems as medication Apple-Google contact tracing vs Palantir: who do you trust? France bans Amazon from selling non-essential items: should America follow? Should Amazon be doing more with automation? The best videoconferencing etiquette Why are people tearing down 5g towers to fight coronavirus? What new businesses are going to be born out of the Covid-19 crisis? Automation, synthetic biology, and delivery get a VC boost AI development and Big Tech data gathering is leading us down a dystopian superhighway Is CES gone for good? How long can movie theaters stay closed? Salute to the real heroes - the IT people keeping us all connected in this crisis Distance learning: what is working, what isn't, and what is the future of education? How did Microsoft fumble Cortana? The same way they fumbled Windows Phone Apple hopes to put its own chips in macs Google says AI can design a chip in 6 hours The next world war will be fought in cyberspace Kim Jong Un: Dead or alive? Will North Korea be the next manufacturing hotspot or a radioactive crater? Host: Leo Laporte Guests: Amy Webb and Iain Thomson Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsors: - promo code: TWIT

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