Twitter capitulates and bans Alex Jones from its service. We examine a broader issue: why do so many people not understand what the constitutional law of free speech really means in America?
A quick follow-up on the demise of Twitter’s API, but the main topic is that of the Graphics Processing Unit. They’re inside every computer you own. Do you really know what’s inside a GPU, what makes it tick, and why it all matters? Nvidia announced its new flagship line of RTX GPUs, which among many things supports ray tracing. What exactly is ray tracing and why does it matter for the future of video games?
This week on “The Impromptu,” a discussion about what free speech *really* means, how it impacts individuals on private platforms, and how Twitter needs a new board and CEO to rebuild itself.
We are joined by guest and IT consultant Radu Stanescu to talk Intel’s delayed 10nm CPUs, what’s going on with Apple’s quality control, Apple ditching Qualcomm modems, Facebook bans Alex Jones’ Infowards, Facebook and Twitter stock tanks, and the ever changing landscape of social media behaviour.
Twitter finally decides to address their long broken account verification system—subsequently removing verification from numerous alt-right individuals. At the bottom of the podcast, Apple’s HomePod is pushed back until early 2018.