DTNS 2706 – The Sixth Estate

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comTech companies like Google and Facebook make more money than most countries, have user bases bigger than China, and can often affect your daily life more than your government. Patrick Beja and Tom Merritt discuss whether we should treat these companies like countries.


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  1. Hi Tom,

    I found your and Patrick’s comments about Tovala the smart oven interesting, especially because my son Zeerek just graduated from Berkeley in December, and is now working for Sereneti Kitchen (https://www.facebook.com/serenetikitchen) where he is working toward making a robot cook. (It is not a humanoid robot, but rather a box with a stove and and arm). But all you have to do is put the pre-cut ingredients in it, and it does the cooking for you. During the last CES show they even had the cook prepare their breakfast for them. How do you like that!

    The company is a startup, so if you choose to mention this in your show, and there are any VC’s interested, they can go and fund the venture so YOU can have a freshly cooked meal without having to cook!

    Hare’s to lazy meals!
    Salik G.

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