Google Meet Outzooming Zoom – Tech News Weekly 131

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Bias and AI, online test proctoring, troubleshooting home Wi-Fi.

• Dave Gershgorn from OneZero talks about how bias can creep into AI systems and what can be done to prevent it.
• With schools moving online more now than ever, Monica Chin from the Verge shines a light on the invasive practices of remote proctoring services.
• Wi-Fi in the home can be a big challenge, but it might not be the problem. Geoffrey Fowler from the Washington Post walks through how to troubleshoot your Wi-Fi connection.
• Contact Tracing apps are starting to be used by the public, all of them employing different methods of tracking and raising eyebrows in the process.
• Google Meet just opened up its suite to all users for free in a bid to beat Zoom at the game Google helped to create.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent
Guests: Dave Gershgorn, Monica Chin, Geoffrey Fowler

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