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113: Foldable Phones, Web Summit, Elon’s New Boss

The foldable smartphone is closer to being reality as Samsung unveils its plans to make that a thing in 2019. Web Summit is also a thing that happened in Lisbon, and somehow it involves climate change. Australia’s Robyn Denholm is Elon Musk’s new boss for the next 3 years – how does the world feel about that?

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch Podcast.

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41: Transhumanist Wager

We tackle the big issues this week with the trends emerging in online sales during Thanksgiving/Black Friday and take a deep dive into the politics of transhumanism. What does it mean to be human? What happens when we no longer need our biological bodies?¬†How will we be ready? On the news front, Alibaba dominates the headlines, while Zuckerberg announces that he’s giving his wealth away. Amazon refuses to let up on their drone delivery proposal and Yahoo refuses to die. Bless.