• The Google engineer who thinks the company’s AI has come to life.
• DALL·E mini: AI model generating images from any prompt!
• Nonsense on stilts.
• Federal safety agency expands its investigation of Tesla’s Autopilot system.
• Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week.
• Elon Musk says Tesla’s fake robot might be ready by September 30th.
• Jack Dorsey’s TBD Presents Bitcoin-based Decentralized Web5.
• Some thoughts on stock photos on tech websites and the Developer Aesthetic.
• @rasmus_kleis: 2022 Digital News Report out now. A huge effort by an amazing team that I’m proud to be part of.
• Meta Hits the Brakes on Portal, AR Glasses, and Other Hardware.
• Amazon Set to Launch Drone Delivery in California.
• Bill Gates says crypto and NFTs are a sham.
• Jay-Z Is Giving Back to the Community He Grew Up In… With a ‘Bitcoin Academy’.
• Qualcomm wins fight against $1 bln EU antitrust fine.
• Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires by Douglas Rushkoff.
• The perfect TWiG link: Tiktok, Chipotle, queso.
• YouTube’s new corrections feature lets creators fix the record more easily.
• Google Chrome’s on-device machine learning blocks noisy notification prompts.
• Google Maps now shows toll prices on Android and iOS.
• Files and folders in various locations in Drive to be replaced with shortcuts.
• Google lists their recommended third-party apps for Google Workspace.
• Google’s changing its calendar invites to be clearer and more modern.
• Google Talk is surprisingly still operational, but that ends on Thursday.
• The Floppotron 3.0.
• Stacey – Kindle Paperwhite 8th Generation Review
• Jeff – Sure, Internet Explorer Had Its Faults. But Fans Are Mourning Its Death Anyway
• Leo – lagplorer.tms.sx
• Ant – Video “editing” in Adobe Lightroom
• Ant – Nice Closeout Pricing on a Benro Tripod While Supplies Last
• Leo – Toucan – Learn a new language just by browsing the internet
Hosts: Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt
This Week in Google episode 668
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