CanCon Podcast Ep. 110: Everything Facebook’s Done Wrong

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It’s been hard to keep up with Facebook’s public reckoning, as new information drops each day. Of course, the CanCon podcast has been covering the story since the beginning, so it seems like there’s only one real question left for us to ask after Zuckerberg’s week in Washington: now that the general populace understands the extent to which its the product and not the consumer, will anything change?

For our second segment, the CanCon podcast abandons live tweeting Congress testimony in favour of a history lesson. Apple looks poised to make a major chipset change to its line of Macs, with a significant impact on how we all use its software. What kind of impact? Thankfully, CanCon has just the right amount of old tech heads needed to explain how Apple’s past will inform its future.

Join us as the CanCon crew – Erin Bury, Managing Director of Eighty-Eight; Rob Kenedi, General Manager of TWG New York; Patrick O’Rourke, MobileSyrup Managing Editor; and Douglas Soltys, BetaKit Editor-in-Chief – shares their personal social media hype-concern ratings.

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CanCon Podcast Episode 110 (04/13/18)

Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington
Zuckerberg on data debacle: ‘It was a breach of trust’
Facebook says more than 600,000 Canadians may have had data shared with Cambridge Analytica
Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

Story time with Rob
Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs From 2020, Replacing Intel
Apple is moving on from Intel because Intel isn’t moving anywhere
Handled poorly, this could kill the Mac
Why the next Mac processor transition won’t be like the last two

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): “Everything You’ve Done Wrong” by Sloan
Ad music: “Dreams” by Joakim Karud

Douglas Soltys

Douglas Soltys

Douglas Soltys is the Editor-in-Chief of BetaKit and founder of BetaKit Incorporated. He has worked for a few failed companies and written about many more. He spends too much time on the Internet.