Grounded Reason - Where Tech and Policy Collide
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Tech experts Dennis and Joel boil down the latest technology trends so they're understood by everyone. They discuss concepts like cord cutting, tech automation and artificial intelligence that have a massive effect on everyones life. They will keep you up to date while highlighting the cultural and political impact of emerging technologies.
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Net Neutrality and Cord Cutting Good, Nazis Bad
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This episode we discuss everybody losing their heads on Disney’s announcement about their new streaming services. We also discuss some Ajit Pai shadiness at the FCC as it pertains to broadband standards. We also conflicted over Nazis being more popular than the FCC’s plan on repealing Net Neutrality. We live in the upside down. (2:10) Ajit Pai is trying to lower broadband standards: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170809/15282637966/fcc-begins-weakening-definition-quality-broadband-deployment-to-aid-lazy-uncompetitive-isps.shtml (9:50) Net Neutrality Update (18:17) Net Neutrality vs Nazis (23:45) Everyone is loosing their mind over Disney’s Cord Cutting move Sources: Tech Crunch : https://techcrunch.com/2017/08/11/dont-ruin-streaming-by-turning-it-into-cable/ NY Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/13/technology/the-messy-confusing-future-of-tv-its-here.html WaPo Article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/freedom-from-cable-isnt-free-flood-of-streaming-services-will-make-cutting-the-cord-more-complicated/2017/08/11/01f9ade0-7d1f-11e7-a669-b400c5c7e1cc_story.html Most Watched Shows: http://www.indiewire.com/2017/05/most-watched-tv-show-2016-2017-season-the-walking-dead-this-is-us-football-1201832878/ Please Subscribe to The Show on iTunes, Stitcher, or your Podcast App. Be sure to visit https://www.groundedreason.com for more tech tips and subscribe to the podcast on your favorite player using the links below. Subscribe Free on iTunes -