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  1. Alexa: The Ultimate Backseat Driver

    Episode #153 was published on Monday January 9th, 2017.

    On this episode, we have our annual coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show, talking the hottest tech from the show floor including irresponsibly thin TVs, cars that talk back, and smart home products that have no business being smart.

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  2. Is It 2017 Yet?

    Episode #152 was published on Monday December 12th, 2016.

    Yes, it's time for our annual year end wrap up! We cover the biggest stories of the year (Apple versus the FBI, the consequences of the Internet, and the death of the wearable) and make our bold predictions for 2017 (Activist tech, average VR and too much content). Join us as we send out 2016 in style with this episode of Don't Panic!

  3. But How Do They Know??

    Episode #151 was published on Monday December 5th, 2016.

    On this episode, we begin by discussing how Black Friday is really like The Purge and why the Touch Bar may not be right for you. Then we get into the tech news including Amazon's new convenience store that may be too convenient, why Pebble never caught on and what puts the "Now" in DirecTV Now.

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  4. Panic! At the News Feed

    Episode #149 was published on Monday November 14th, 2016.

    On this episode, we focus on a single story: Facebook's relationship with the real (and not so real) news. Do they have a responsibility to tell users the difference between real news and fake news? Who decides what is real and what is fake? How can these sites make a filter that actually works? Join us as we make some progress on this difficult problem.

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  5. Tap to Buy, Seeing Red and Prime Discounts

    Episode #148 was published on Monday November 7th, 2016.

    On this episode we begin by discussing the end of the Presidential election and why some of us must watch all the coverage...and why some can't watch any of it. The we discuss the week's tech news including the products for sale in Instagram, the battle between Slack and Microsoft and why Vine should stick around.

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  6. Touch Bar, Surface Studio and Death on the Vine

    Episode #147 was published on Monday October 31st, 2016.

    On this spook-tacular Halloween episode of Don't Panic, we start by discussing electronic versus paper voting and what exactly is a "ballot initiative". Then we talk about the biggest announcements of the week from Microsoft and Apple including Surface Studio, Touch Bar and the future of user interfaces.

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  7. The Switch, the Surface and the State of Media

    Episode #146 was published on Monday October 24th, 2016.

    On this episode we begin by discussing all Washington DC has to offer from books to postage stamps. Then we discuss the week's tech news including: What is a DNS and why does it make the internet go? Is the Switch the future of gaming? What's the difference between vertical and horizontal integration? Get answers to that and more on this Don't Panic!

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  8. Project Titan, Worthless Twitter and Grocery Prime

    Episode #145 was published on Monday October 17th, 2016.

    On this episode we celebrate Dan's birthday and Colby's bad Apple Store experience. Then we discuss Samsung's continuing descent into madness, Twitter's lack of buyers, musics both Unlimited and Plus and why an Amazon grocery store could be awesome.

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  9. Oculus's Vision, BitTorrent Later and Samsung's Toast

    Episode #144 was published on Monday October 10th, 2016.

    On this episode of Don't Panic we discuss Colby's adventures at the Apple store, why VR might actually be cool, the real life dangers of exploding cell phone and exactly how much the new Facebook Events app will help your social life.

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