55: Con artists and Nazis and augmented reality
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September 19, 2017
In this week's episode, we cover the disaster the "frank." phone turned out to be, and whether or not it was a con; Facebook's ad targeting permitting access to Nazis and other anti-Semites; augmented reality and what it'll mean when it gets to your iPhone, and later your computer. Honourable mentions to Apple's File System, Microsoft's Mixed Reality event on Oct. 3, and the most exciting innovation in computing in years. Speed round: -Comedians infiltrate Netflix dramas as ads for their upcoming specials -The Oregon Trail is coming to Minecraft: Educational Edition -Canadian team wins Hyperloop contest for Toronto–Montreal route -Waze and Spotify integration now coming to iOS -Samsung's Bixby button is structural bloatware -Poll: 70% of 10,000 surveyed say they'd rather re-map the Bixby button to Google Assistant.Links:[Update: Frank team responds] "Frank." isn’t just a phone, it’s a phony | Android PoliceFacebook Enabled Advertisers to Reach ‘Jew Haters’ | ProPublicaFacebook is temporarily removing the ad…