Evan Brechtel

Last year, a poll of 7,000 LGBTQ tech employees in Silicon Valley asked if they'd experienced homophobic harassment at work. 40% said yes.

But while that number is disheartening, the report made no mention of what the makeup of that percentile was.

Leanne Pittsford has an idea on how to address that.

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Deepfakes Convinced a German Company to Transfer $250K to a Crook. Here’s How.
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On this episode of "Oh Myyy Pod!" podcast, George Takei and co-host Todd Beeton sit down with experts to discuss the rise of "deep fakes" and other forms of manipulated media that further distort the truth to the detriment of democracy.

Listen below to hear PW Singer discuss how a deepfake video convinced a company to transfer $250,000 to a swindler who used voice manipulation software to sound indiscernible from the company's CEO.

And listen to our previous Season 2 episodes below.

White Supremacy Infiltrated Silicon Valley and Gamer Culture. Ctrl-Alt-Right-Del Took Them On.
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On this episode of George Takei's "Oh Myyy Pod!" podcast, host George Takei and co-host Todd Beeton speak with experts on the rise of far right hate groups about how we can combat them online and off.

Listen below and find out how Melissa Ryan and her newsletter, Ctrl Alt Right Delete, are keeping others informed in the fight against far-Right hate groups.

And listen to our previous Season 2 episodes below

Former Bush Speechwriter Has An Unsettling Prediction Of What Trump Will Do If He's Acquitted By The Senate
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Even as the evidence corroborating President Donald Trump's corrupt dealings in Ukraine continues to pile up, it remains a near certainty that the Republican dominated Senate will acquit him at the end of his impeachment trial.

It remains to be seen, however, if at least four Republicans will break with the party and vote to hear additional witnesses.

Now, a speechwriter for former President George W. Bush is predicting what will happen if the Senate vindicates Trump—and it's not pretty.

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This Woman's Saga of Rescuing Her AirPod From the Subway Tracks Is an Epic Tale for the Ages
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AirPods—Apple's signature wireless headphones—are super convenient.

There are no wires to get tangled, the sound is crystal clear and they feature the sleek, efficient design Apple is famous for.

They're also super expensive and super easy to lose.

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