DTNS 2555 – And You Thought Google Was a Stupid Name

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comHow many more ‘Uber-like’ services can we stand, and do they actually make your life better? Plus Google changes its name mid-show! Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt discuss.


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3 thoughts on “DTNS 2555 – And You Thought Google Was a Stupid Name

  1. The main discussion today gave me an insight into what non-U.S. listeners must feel like much of the time, since none of these services exist anywhere near me. And that was true even when I lived in the 2nd largest city in the state a few years ago. I guess Midwestern cities are still “flyover” to most companies, unless it’s Chicago?
    It was still interesting in a way, but more of an academic/theoretical discussion for me than one that had anything to do with my life. Stupid small town living sometimes…

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