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Vergecast: the Selfish Ledger, YouTube Premium, and gadget updates

6 days ago   |   By The Verge

The Vergecast trio comes together this week to discuss an internal Google video that was obtained by The Verge titled “the Selfish Ledger.” That topic takes up a good chunk of the show, but there's a lot more after that.
Nilay, Paul, and Dieter jump into other Google-related topics, like what's happening to YouTube Red, Google Duplex theories, and a list of gadget news.
They were able to fit in Paul's weekly segment he does every week “Don't block my chain,” so if you listen to it all, you'll get it all.
04:04 - Google's Selfish Ledger is an unsettling vision of Silicon Valley social...
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Video shows off the new Android P app switcher that Google totally didn't copy from the iPhone X

Video shows off the new Android P app switcher that Google totally didn't copy from the iPhone X

6 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

When Google released the first developer beta of Android P earlier this year, I looked like it was shaping up to be a bit boring. Sure there were a bunch of nice updates and refinements, but there really wasn't anything Earth shattering to get excited about. Of course, that all changed at Google I/O in early May, when Google showed off tons of new features coming to Android P this year. What's more, Google released a new version of its Android P beta that included many of those features, and it made the new Android P beta available to the general public on several popular phone models...
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A leaked internal Google video shows a creepy vision of how data could be used to direct human decision-making

A leaked internal Google video shows a creepy vision of how data could be used to direct human decision-making

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Verge obtained a leaked copy of an internal Google video, which offers a "Black Mirror"-style vision of how data could direct human behaviour.
The video was made in 2016 by Nick Foster, the head of design at Google's ambitious research and development division X.
Google said the short film was designed to be provocative and does not relate to any products currently in development.
Google created a creepy video in which it imagines a future where an evolving record of our online data could be used to direct human behaviour.
The video was obtained by The Verge and was made in 2016 by...
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