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April 21, 2021  

How Many Devs Does It Take to Fly on Mars?

April 21, 2021

What's David's hot take on Facebook's pivot to audio? Hands up if you think the Mars Helicopter video is a deep fake! ALSO: are kids growing up during a global panini more likely to get face tattoos? 😱 Shoot the shit with Hacker Noon's Editors —

This Week on Planet Internet:

  • Props to the 12k open source devs Github says contributed to Ingenuity's maiden voyage! (0:33)
  • Hands up if you think the Mars Helicopter video is a deep fake (3:52)
  • Catch David's Hot Take on Facebook's pivot to audio (06:18)
  • Hey WTF happened to Libra? (07:23)
  • Are kids growing up during a global panini more likely to get face tattoos? (08:50)
  • Is Substack's margin really Facebook's opportunity? (11:03)
  • Find out how Facebook's moderators accidentally helped Hacker Noon sell more t-shirts (15:46)
  • Is any system that claims to be blockchain voting "neither blockchain, nor voting?" (17:13)
  • Do you stan #decentralization? (22:42)
  • What worldwide crypto adoption sounds like (25:23)
  • Oh hey, happy 4/20, everybody! (30:12)

Read the tech stories talked about this podcast: 

1. Open source goes to Mars by Nat Friedman for The GitHub Blog: https://github.blog/2021-04-19-open-source-goes-to-mars/ 

2. Five takeaways about Facebook's pivot to audio by Casey Newton from Platformer: https://www.platformer.news/p/5-takeaways-about-facebooks-pivot 

3. 3 Reasons Why Blockchain Won't #ReleaseTheKraken: An Interview with John Sebes of TrustTheVote.org by Benjamin Bateman for Hacker Noon: https://hackernoon.com/3-reasons-why-blockchain-wont-releasethekraken-an-interview-with-john-sebes-of-trustthevoteorg-713i339y

4. Cannabis banking act passes U.S. House with bipartisan support by Matt Burns (lol) for Tech Crunch: https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/20/cannabis-banking-act-passes-u-s-house-with-bipartisan-support/  

 

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