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How science and the internet are being affected by politics

How science and the internet are being affected by politics


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Another Vergecast is up! We have a CES Twitter live show reunion, featuring Nilay, Dieter, Megan, and Paul discussing this week in news. As Nilay mentions throughout the show, the gang has senioritis as they prepare to move to new offices next week... just FYI.

Also, Verge science editor Liz Lopatto returns to the show to discuss the new administration’s action toward the science world, and how the scientists are handling it.

If you keep listening, you’ll come upon a talk about net neutrality — another debate sparked by the recent transfer of power.

Look, we’re like 15 minutes over our regular time so theres plenty of other stuff in between that to look forward to.

03:02 - Amazon Echo’s new wake word

07:49 - Resident Evil 7

13:21 - Samsung Galaxy S8 rumors

21:24 - Trump’s phone

26:22 - LG G6

29:01 - Science, EPA, and Trump with Liz Lopatto

44:56 - Paul’s weekly segment “Dry your sweaty palms

49:12 - Net neutrality debate

1:07:01 - CBS’s Hunted

If you enjoyed this podcast and the work that I doThe Verge has more stuff you can listen to! We have Ctrl-Walt-Delete with Walt Mossberg and Nilay Patel, which dives deep into tech. We have Verge Extras, which experiments with audio and podcasting in new and interesting ways. You might also want to check out Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, and Too Embarrassed to Ask hosted by Lauren Goode! You can find them all in iTunesGoogle PlaySpotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts nowadays.