TEH 162: Twitter take over

In This Episode: Twitter take over

This week the TEH Podcast is hosted by Leo Notenboom, the “Chief Question Answerer” at Ask Leo!, and Gary Rosenzweig, the host and producer of MacMost, and mobile game developer at Clever Media.

(You’ll find longer Bios on the Hosts page.)

Top Stories

  • 1:00 LN & GR: Car maker and model rocket enthusiast buys Twitter.
    • 3:11 Edit button
    • 5:10 Notification intricacies
    • 6:00 New infrastructure
    • 6:20 Long-Form Tweets?
    • 8:00 TikTok following suit?
    • 10:00 Defeat the spam bots? Possible, but expensive.
    • 15:00 No board of directors
    • 16:20 Getting rid of ads? Subscriptions?
    • 21:00 Maybe we won’t know?
    • 21:30 Free speech?
    • 24:00 Appeals?
    • 29:30 Open source algorithm?
    • 31:45 Over promising?
    • 32:15 Authenticating all real humans
    • 36:00 Anonymous needs
    • 42:00 Will it need more people?
    • 48:45 Alternatives

Ain’t it Cool

  • 49:50 LN: Vikings (on Amazon Prime), Vikings: Valhalla (on Netflix)
  • 52:30 GR: Imposters on Netflix

BSP: Blatant Self-Promotion

2 Comments on “TEH 162: Twitter take over

  1. Thanks for that.

    The pound (weight) goes back to Roman times, so it had been in use for over a thousand years before the time you’re talking about. It got into finance by being used as shorthand for a pound of silver.

    Google is your friend 🙂


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