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System Reboot

6 EpisodesProduced by GizmodoWebsite

We saw so many structural systems break over the last few months, but we’re increasingly being given opportunities to rethink these faulty systems and create something better. This is System Reboot, where we explore the big problems and learn how to fix them.

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How to (Sorta) Survive the Hellscape of Post-Election Disinformation

November 4th, 2020


The votes are officially in, but the election is likely to be contested in the coming days and possibly weeks. That means the potential for disinformation will only increase. This week, we spoke with Tom McKay and Dell …

How Public Internet Could Fix Broadband Deserts, With Abdul El-Sayed

October 28th, 2020


This week we're joined by physician, activist, author, and former gubernatorial candidate Dr. Abdul El-Sayed to talk about the potential of a …

What is 5G and how will it help us? With Vida Ilderem

October 21st, 2020


This week we're diving into exactly what is 5G, what it is NOT (despite the rumors), and how it just might help fix our terrible internet problems. Vida Ilderem, vice president of Intel Labs and director of the …

How the Climate Crisis Could Drown the Internet, With Journalist Maddie Stone

October 14th, 2020


This week we’re learning just how much the internet impacts climate change and how much climate change in turn could impact the internet if we don’t …

Why Does the Internet Suck? With Cory Doctorow

October 7th, 2020


This week we're finding out why the internet sucks with journalist, a blogger, and activist Cory Doctorow. Cory is also a special adviser to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founder of the UK Open Rights Group, …

Introducing System Reboot

September 15th, 2020


Gizmodo has a new podcast that's going to reboot how you think about our world.

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