This week in Technical Difficulties... I found hope in a hopeless place (a never-ending House E&C hearing with many dodgy tech CEOs) We want to ban…
NOTE: I think we’re just gonna send these on Sundays now – seems more worthwhile than Friday afternoons, and also, I keep failing to get it out on…
This week, in a special Sunday evening edition of Technical Difficulties: Google fires its ethical AI lead (again), gets accused of discrimination…

February 2021

This week: Facebook, Google, and the Australian government rumble – and everyone loses except Rupert Murdoch..... Tech CEOs prepare for another grilling…
This week, a new poll from Accountable Tech shows a majority of people blame social media for radicalization; Facebook announces plans to copy…
This week: A QAnon Congresswoman gets deplatformed, with limited GOP participation. An antitrust superstar is in the mix for an FTC appointment, but her…

January 2021

This week in industry self-governance: Facebook wants to sue Apple over their unfair practices—on behalf of small businesses of course; Redditors upend…

December 2020

This week in a special Saturday edition of Technical Difficulties: Facebook faces the music; Google ham-handedly proves its critics’ point; vaccine…
This week in Technical Difficulties… Senate Republicans are rushing to confirm Trump’s FCC nominee, but not because he wants to be the speech police…

November 2020

Welcome back to Technical Difficulties – a (sometimes) weekly newsletter in which we attempt to wade through the infocalypse in an enjoyable manner. We…

September 2020

This week in Technical Difficulties: Accountable Tech releases new polling, Facebook’s Oversight Board gets REAL, crackdowns on election disinformation…
As smoke enveloped several western states and thousands of Oregonains were forced to evacuate their homes, social media accounts began spreading false…