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Welcome to CTRL+T, the TechCrunch podcast that looks at how technology impacts culture.
Diversity and its discontents
Jan 13 • 41 min
If you thought last year was intense for diversity, hold on tight, because based on the way this year is unfolding, it looks like we’re in for a wild ride. Already, Google was hit with a revised gender pay lawsuit that alleges Google underpaid women in…
As long as it tastes like chicken, folds my clothes for cheap and doesn’t run me over
Jan 6 • 42 min
Wait, what? Yeah, this week a company called SuperMeat announced that it raised $3 million to create chicken in a lab. It requires real chicken cells, Petrie dishes probably and some patience. The benefits for fake (fake real?) chicken are numerous, not…
Automating your life
Dec 30, 2017 • 31 min
People can be lazy. So it’s no wonder why on this week’s episode of CTRL+T, we were drawn to some news that touched on home assistants and personal assistants for when you’re out in the wild.
The identity politics of emoji
Dec 23, 2017 • 34 min
This week we wondered if cell phones can adversely affect your health (or kill you), the madness of Magic Leap and the problem Twitter has with the hateful people on its platform. Then later in the ep, Megan chats up Jeremy Burge, the Aussie founder of…
Shonda Rhimes talks Netflix and not getting too comfortable
Dec 16, 2017 • 29 min
On this week’s episode, hear about Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya’s declaration that the social network is effectively “destroying how society works,” the FCC’s vote on repealing net neutrality and Netflix reminding everyone it’s spying on its…
Welcome to CTRL+T
Nov 24, 2017 • 1 min
Welcome to CTRL+T, the TechCrunch podcast that looks at how technology impacts culture. Listen to TechCrunch reporter Megan Rose Dickey and Editorial Director Henry Pickavet as they dive into the week’s headlines followed by interviews with influencers…