Tea: Yellow Sprig (Huang Zhi Xiang) Dan Cong. Damon discusses the innovations of 2016. Michael covers web projects that make people safer. Also: Hacks and hacking, confused assistants, searching in Latin or when you don’t know how to spell, visualizing words, Michael dissecting Damon’s brain, Nerf, fear of VR pink-eye, language translation…and it’s our last episode of 2016!
This episode was brought to you by:
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- Sign up for hosting at Dreamhost for your next website, podcast, or other online project
- Site for checking if your info has been released because of a hack
- Fans stealing data
- Wi-Fi signal and password security
- Machine Learning Bach
- AI Beatles
- Zuckerberg’s Jarvis
- Dueling assistants
- Noisli (the web version, explore the site for the browser plugin)
- Monty Python’s “Interesting Facts” sketch
- Popular Science’s 100 Greatest Innovations of 2016
- (We did end up including show notes, obviously…)
- Wired’s “Inside Google’s Internet Justice League and Its AI-Powered War on Trolls“
- Jigsaw’s projects
- Digital Attack Map (DDOS attacks specifically)
- Redirecting ISIS recruitment traffic
Our theme music was written by Lisa Purdy.