Do we all make certain assumptions when we meet people? Do the assumptions extend to biases or profiling based on race, even though we don’t mean to? Donovan talks about a moment where he found himself falling into that trap and why he should know better and what he did to try and make up for it.
Donovan talks about strange things he sees on the road in South Georgia.
A recent article from Ars Technica discusses how AT&T and Verizon screw customers in areas that have no other options than their slow and overpriced DSL services when much faster speeds in other areas are sold for about the same price. Donovan tells the story of his Internet journey from the days of dial-up to fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and having slow Internet access at home when he ran a broadband cable company where he had much faster access during the day.
The Don Talk Weekly Recap for the Week’s Don Talk Episodes!
E-cig maker Juul being sued for false claims of safety and targeting minors; Georgia authorities and businesses brace for risks dealing with 3D printed guns; Georgia is one of the unhappiest states; and the top 10 scams in Georgia for 2017.
James Gunn update (again!); Trump says you have to have photo ID to buy groceries; the Trump administration trying to help out his rich buddies again, this time with capital gains taxes; parents paying for video game tutors (for Fortnite); it’s the first of August, so there’s some August trivia and more!
The new school year begins and the surrounding school districts in Donovan’s area have some strange start dates; the cast of Guardians of the Galaxy come out in support of James Gunn; mayonnaise ice creams is a thing; MoviePass doesn’t really have a business model that works AND they keep running out of money; some Android phones make a rather rude suggestion if you type “Sit on”; and you might really have “shit for brains” if you’re a risk taker or entrepreneur.
Golden Girls action figures announced (you can pre-order now!); Facebook’s stock stumbles; a possible ‘Frasier’ reboot on the horizon; man without a penis assaults girlfriends; GM gets into the ride-sharing business.
Donovan gives an update on the James Gunn petition; life changes, life balance, impostor syndrome, and fulfillment.
Update on the James Gunn petition; the board of Papa Johns trying to ensure Papa doesn’t come back to take over the company; some colleges are offering alternatives to student loans; women are going bankrupt to treat breast cancer; and in the new MacBook Pro models, if the logic board dies, you data is toast.