49: Rural fibre, hackers, and sexism in Silicon Valley
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While Marc's away this week, Dan and Riley talk about a group of rural Manitoba areas banding together to build and maintain a fibre Internet network; a British hacker, once lauded as an "accidental hero," now arrested for selling malware; a sexist manifesto from a now-ex Google employee; and the ability to troll autonomous cars. Speed round: -the new Apple watch will probably have LTE -Apple AirPods shortage is starting to end -Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first bezel-less phone with military grade armour -Google wants to use AI to hide crashing Android apps on the Play Store -Microsoft is releasing a Spotify app on Xbox -Google is discounting Pixel and Pixel XL phones, plus giving free stuff with them -A Tesla driver made it over 1,000km on a single charge Recommendations Riley — 2017 Nat Geo Photographer of the Year Award Winners Dan — CapitalsLinks:3 Western Manitoba municipalities, school division form their own fibre optic internet service | CBC NewsBriton who stopped WannaCry attack arrested over separate…