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Ep 747[Ep 748] Second Tongue [1:54:54]
Recorded: Fri, 2021-Oct-08 UTC
Published: Mon, 2021-Oct-11 15:08 UTC
Ep 749

On this week's Curmudgeon's Corner, Sam and Ivan talk about Europe a bit. Specifically mostly about European energy concerns. And they talk about Facebook. The outage. The leak. The perils of optimizing for engagement. And the possibilities of government regulation. But first the usual random stuff and some pre-show hijinks. Have fun!

  • (0:00:01-0:06:48) Pre-show Hijinks
  • (0:07:10-0:37:54) But First
    • Agenda
    • Ivan: Job update
    • Ivan: Tax stuff
    • Sam: Whose podcast?
    • Sam: Movie: Apollo 11 (2019)
  • (0:39:48-0:57:40) European Energy
    • UK fuel crisis
    • How's Brexit working out?
    • European dependency on Russian gas
  • (0:58:07-1:54:34) Facebook
    • Mini pandemic round
    • The outage
    • The leak
    • Optimizing for engagement
    • Government regulation?
    • Stuff at the end

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