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 engineering

19:02 – Apple Watch behavioral science

19:47 – Google Duplex demo, or say whether the calls were edited

23:56 – Google Chrome is removing the…

Continue reading…

from The Verge – All Posts