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The Adam Morgan Show is a weekly podcast featuring Adam Morgan, a software engineer, with commentary on current events, politics, and its influence on tech.
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Now displaying: March, 2018
Mar 29, 2018

Since the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica news many people are expressing support for Facebook to be regulated.  Would this hurt and limit Facebook creating more competition or support it ensuring its monopoly status?

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The Angular Tutorial: http://www.angulartutorial.org/

Brotox Boom: https://www.wired.com/story/silicon-valley-male-plastic-surgery

TechCrunch Facebook Regulation: https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/25/the-regulation-moat/

Microsoft Bans “Offensive Language” from Skype: https://professional-troublemaker.com/2018/03/25/microsoft-bans-offensive-language-from-skype/

Mar 21, 2018

SJWs are going after video games and eSports over a lack of diversity. A competitive arena, where nothing but results matter, has shown a lack of geographical diversity as well with the continued dominance of Koreans.

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The Angular Tutorial: http://www.angulartutorial.org/

Prof blasts 'toxic meritocracy' of 'competitive' video games: https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=10654#.WrAvHjflgQc.twitter

Thorin's Thoughts - Korean Creep in OWL (OW): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83Z2E1y9BVk

Facebook’s Surveillance Machine: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/19/opinion/facebook-cambridge-analytica.html

Mar 14, 2018

Stack Overflow released their 2018 developer survey and I cover some of the sections related to gender, race, and ethnicity. Would you buy 650sq/ft home that can be 3D printed for $10k? D&I advocates in tech say the pipeline issue is a myth. Meanwhile, the Kapor Center for Social Impact recently launched “The Leaky Tech Pipeline”

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The Angular Tutorial: http://www.angulartutorial.org/

Stack Overflow Survey Results: https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2018

3D Printed Home: https://www.iconbuild.com/

Uber Exec: http://money.cnn.com/2018/03/11/technology/uber-bozoma-saint-john-diversity/index.html

TechCrunch Leaky Tech Pipeline: https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/28/the-leaky-tech-pipeline-framework-explains-how-to-address-diversity-and-inclusion/

Leaky Tech Pipeline: http://www.leakytechpipeline.com/

Latest Video, Why Snapchat is Failing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8-iIMySb7k

Mar 7, 2018

In a totally not politically related move, the dating app Bumble bans images of guns from their app. Google is hit with another lawsuit from a former who recruiter who alleges recruiters at YouTube were instructed to discriminate against white and Asian candidates.

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The Angular Tutorial: http://www.angulartutorial.org/

Listener who doubled their salary: https://twitter.com/atommorgan/status/967842276385927169

Bumble Gun Policy: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/05/business/bumble-dating-app-gun-images.html

YouTube Hiring for Some Positions Excluded White and Asian Men, Lawsuit Says: https://www.wsj.com/articles/youtube-hiring-for-some-positions-excluded-white-and-asian-males-lawsuit-says-1519948013?tesla=y&mod=e2tw

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