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The CanCon Podcast is weekly podcast covering both Canadian tech news and global tech news from a Canadian perspective.
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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 29, 2017

This week the team wonders what Netflix's investment in Canadian content means, if Canadian entrepreneurs will choose China over the US, and if Twitter understands what its problem is.

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Familiar Patterns" by PUP

Sep 24, 2017

This week, the team looks at problems tech wants to solve (IPOs, OTA updates for natural disaster relief) and problems we want tech to solve (bug bounties for ethical exploits), before riffing on the new Apple hardware.

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Fatal Gift" by Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton

Sep 15, 2017

The CanCon team heads to Fireside Conference to disconnect, complain about tech nostalgia, and argue whether or not an Amazon HQ in Canada is a good thing.

Sep 9, 2017

This week, the team evaluates the harmful effects of the federal government's proposed tax changes to Canadian tech, the helpful effects of free smart thermostats to fight climate change, and the pernicious effects of a bot-driven infowar.

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "Feel The Effect" by Tokyo Police Club

Sep 1, 2017

This week, the team evaluates the AR offerings from two of the largest tech companies, and wonders what Uber's new CEO can accomplish. Plus: when signing code can send you to jail.

Canadian Content music clip (under fair dealing): "The Hazards of Sitting Beneath Palm Trees" by Hayden

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