Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Tech Monopolies Season 9, Ep 14
This week... the January 6th hearings have begun. A Republican Senate primary in Arizona is getting competitive, between current Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and opponents such as Jim Lamon and Blake Masters, who admires the Unabomber as a "subversive thinker." And Now: Sean Hannity's Favorite Joke. ("It's an Adam Schiff-show") Main story: tech monopolies, especially Apple, Google, and Amazon, and how they often preference their own products when you turn to them for information, software, or merchandise. On YouTube (27 minutes). Look out for a cameo by three movies from Video Brinquedo!
The Thundermen's time with the centaurs has come to a close. While Fitzroy recovers from his recent cursing, a new and present danger threatens the team.While Fitzroy buys some time, Argo takes a swing and the Firbolg changes. Maybe it could be said that everyone changes, but only time will tell.We're donating the ad revenue from TAZ this week to the Nina Pop & Tony McDade Mental Health Funds, organized by The Okra Project, and would encourage you to consider donating as well if you can. https://www.theokraproject.com/
The Morning Show: The Interview Season 1, Ep 10
TMS faces a fateful day as a plan to shake up UBA is set in motion.
The Morning Show: Play The Queen Season 1, Ep 9
It’s all-out war in The Morning Show Season 1, Episode 9, “Play the Queen” as the characters drum up their plans to survive the scandal and move forward.
The Morning Show: Lonely at the Top Season 1, Ep 8
The people of TMS celebrate the birthday of one of their own as the country struggles with a tragic event.
The Morning Show: Open Waters Season 1, Ep 7
Alex shares news to Lizzy. Bradley meets with Mitch. Chip plots against Fred.
For All Mankind: Home Again Season 1, Ep 6
A launchpad accident leads to delayed missions and FBI background checks.
The Morning Show: The Pendulum Swings Season 1, Ep 6
TMS covers the California wildfire, while Alex and Bradley struggle to keep their relationship from going up in flames.
A looming article threatens to upend the TMS power structure.
The Morning Show: That Woman Season 1, Ep 4
TMS experiences severe growing pains as it embarks on a new era.
The Morning Show: Chaos Is the New Cocaine Season 1, Ep 3
In a weekend of turmoil, TMS scrambles to prepare for its new future.
The Morning Show: A Seat at the Table Season 1, Ep 2
Alex engages in contract negotiations as she prepares to accepts an award. Bradley is courted for a new opportunity.
America's favorite morning news show is thrown into crisis when it becomes the news.
Papa Menaker is away moving this weekend, so three of his chocolate-smeared children are allowed to get their grubby little mitts all over the pod. Matt, Felix and Amber congratulate Apple for becoming the first trillion dollar company, Paul Manafort for his impeccable fashion sense, and Obama for turning 57 this week. To celebrate Obama's birthday we read from "Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery" and try not to succumb to the deep depression it induces. [more inside]
After landing a dream job at a powerful tech company called The Circle, a woman wrestles with whether the firm's 24/7/365 connectivity agenda represents a brave new world in which "Knowing is good, but knowing everything is better" or a horrifying breach of individual autonomy and privacy.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Encryption Season 3, Ep 5
This week....Hillary Clinton apologizes for remarks made about Nancy Reagan on the occaision of her death. Trump rallies erupt in violence, but he claims (despite multiple recorded examples) not to have encouraged it. International Women's Day is observed, sometimes oddly, throughout the world. Swiss president Johann Schneider-Ammann commemorates the Day of the Sick with a weird speech. And Now: Everybody Listen, Bernie Sanders Has Something to Say. Main story: Software encryption (18m), especially relevant concerning Apple's current court case. LWT made a commercial on behalf of Apple about the nature of software security. [more inside]
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter.
If you are looking at a computer screen, your right hand is probably resting on a mouse. To the left of that mouse (or above, if you’re on a laptop) is your keyboard. As you work on the computer, your right hand moves back and forth from keyboard to mouse. You can’t do everything you need to do on a computer without constantly moving between input devices. There is another way.
Right now there are fewer than 200 active trademarks for sounds. A surprisingly small number, considering that sound has the power to make - or break - a brand.