This week, TDD team (including Tom Cheredar) discuss Mona Simpson’s eulogy for her brother Steve Jobs, Sony buys Ericsson out of their mobile joint venture, HP decides to keep PC division, E-PARASITES would create the Great Firewall of America, Apple acquires mind-blowing 3D mapping technology, creepy PETMAN robot is the first iteration of the Terminator, Google launches an iPhone GMail app (then takes it back), and Rockstar releases a trailer for GTA V.
Later, we discuss Google’s new updates to Google TV and 100 new content channels for YouTube and how these may disrupt the home TV viewing experience. Lastly, we explore the lack of racial diversity in the tech sector, causes and potential solutions.
- A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs
- Sony buys full control of Sony Ericsson
- HP to Keep PC Division
- SOPA: Hollywood Finally Gets A Chance to Break the Internet
- Apple acquired mind-blowing 3D mapping company C3 Technologies – looking to take iOS Maps to the next level
- Creepy PETMAN Robot Can Walk And Do Pushups, Just Like A Human
Audible Book of the Week
Musical Interlude #1
Hot Topic: Disrupting the Set Top Box
- The Official Google TV Blog: An Update on Google TV
- Google’s Big Video Push Is Here: YouTube Getting More Than 100 New Channels
Musical Interlude #2
Final Word: Diversity in Silicon Valley