Summer editions of The Vergecast continue as Nilay and Dieter welcome Ashley Carman and Jake Kastrenakes back to the show to discuss the news that hit the site this week. Elon Musk said he got “verbal” approval from The White House to build a hyperloop on the East Coast, Comcast is back at it again with statements on net neutrality, and we’ve got a few updates in the AI department.
Also, Lauren Goode updates us on the newest episode of her series Next Level once again! This week, she visited Dolby Labs to explore their experiments to track people’s emotional responses as they watch movies and TV.
There’s a lot more in between that, so listen to it all and you’ll get it all.
02:52 – Pacific Rim: Uprising’s teaser
20:27 – Next Level, episode 2 with Lauren Goode
51:58 – Ashley’s weekly segment “Let’s talk about translucent gadgets”
If you enjoyed this podcast and the many topics discussed on the show, there’s kinda more you can listen to! Check out Ctrl-Walt-Delete’s final episode, and our Anchor channel, 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 iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts nowadays.