Dispatch #56: 'I Would Be a Subordinate'


This week, Cher and James talk share a small dispatch on Google I/O, and where they fall on the "AI-acceptance" spectrum. 

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Cards Against Humanity- They asked us not to read an ad. Enjoy the show!


We are fleeing to the Cleve, to Weapons of Mass Creation in August!

We are part of thew Sounds Like Chicago Podcast Festival at the Steppenwolf Theater, on August 17!

References made during our conversation

Bang Bang Pie, a terrific pie shop in Chicago

Don't sleep on AI, by Steven Spielberg

Google I/O, their developer conference, like Apple WWDC

Google Home, a new AI feature from Google

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Script written by Cher and James.

Music by U+1F60C.

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