The Dirt

Google's self-driving cars kick off this episode of The Dirt. How will they work, how will they affect or be defeated by U.S. car culture, who will they affect the most? We also take a look at the battle between Amazon and Hachette as they work out who deserves the lion's share of margins in the e-book business.

Direct download: 103-news.mp3
Category:tech -- posted at: 10:44am EDT

Today Steve makes his triumphant return from the land of hobbits and amazing breakfast food. We discuss the experience of communication and how some recent technology from Skype and a Google acquisition are breaking down barriers. We also take a look at a startup trying to remove some friction around communication during foreign travel.

Direct download: 102-translate.mp3
Category:tech -- posted at: 10:40am EDT

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