Techathlon podcast: Supervillains vs. CEOs, streaming stats, and the week’s biggest tech news
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You probably have a lot to do this week getting ready for Avenger’s: Endgame. You have to do those final crunches to get ready for a weekend you’re about to spend wearing Spandex. You have to artfully dodge those calls from the credit-card company who want you to start paying off that life-sized replica of the Iron Man suit. And, you have to play along with your favorite technology-based gameshow podcast, Techathlon.
This week’s episode is particularly fun, so press play in the embedded player above, follow us on iTunes, add us on Stitcher, join us on Anchor, find us on Spotify, or just shine your spotlight in the shape of a USB-C port into the night sky and we’ll come save you.
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Here’s a peek at what to expect from this week’s show
As always, we start the show with 10 questions about the current events in the technology world. This week, we cover everything from Samsung’s Galaxy Fold smartphone issues to the recent security breach that may have coughed up your personal information.
CEO or Supervillain?
Have you ever noticed that tech CEOs like to talk—a lot? Corinne put together a list of quotes that could easily have come from a guy in an Infinity Gauntlet or a fleece vest. The contestants have to guess whether the words came from a movie supervillain or an actual CEO of a tech company. It’s harder than it sounds.
Don’t Stat Me: Streaming Edition
Game of Thrones is back and, despite its relative lack of, well, anything happening so far, the streaming stats have been staggering. More than 17 million people streamed the first episode, and it’s only going to get crazier as we approach the finale. But it’s not just Game of Thrones that’s putting up massive streaming numbers. We rounded up some impressive statistics to show off just how much we really are all binging.