Episode 21: Squash my rebates

Direct download link: Episode 21.

This week Audrey and I chat about the SF Muni hack, how ransomware effects all kinds of industries, including healthcare, and how technologists are starting to organize in preparation for Trump’s presidency. Enjoy!

Show Notes


Role of tech companies in Trump administration

Things we like on the internet

Community Announcements

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