Mo Data, Mo Problems – Tech News Weekly 85

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Valve Index, Patron Scan, iPhone trackers
– (01:29) Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica spent a week with the Valve Index VR system, and it’s really impressive.
– (14:22) Twitter is a little late to cracking down on extremism, but Joseph Cox from Vice says they are considering deplatforming offenders.
– (28:53) The Washington Post’s Geoffrey Fowler discovered how chatty his iPhone is while he sleeps, and that’s concerning.
– (40:12) Patron Scan allows bars to keep tabs and block people who behave badly at bars, but is it going too far?
– (44:54) More than half of the workers at Google are contractors who miss out on many of the benefits of full-time employees. 

Hosts: Megan Morrone, Jason Howell
Guests: Sam Machkovech, Joseph Cox, Geoffrey Fowler

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