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234: Summer Business School

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In this episode we’re taking you to Summer Business School. We talk about the effects of fake science on water sales; Facebook is finally charging a fee… sort of; Apple’s new automatic 911 dialer; how ESPN used tech to troll iPhone users during the NBA finals; this just in… Millennials have ruined something else probably; and a made-up word so funny Scott could barely get through it. All this and more!

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227: Calamity, Reorganization, and Hereditary Screaming

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In this episode, right wrongs of the most recent episode by removing Scott from his role as producer. Now that sanity has been restored we can talk about inappropriate trailers to play prior to sweet, innocent, animated films made for children; the best gift for showing up on a podcast; Starbucks refusing to fill in the wage gap; why the new Google Assistant is sign of the end times; and, seriously Facebook, is there anything you won’t stoop to doing? All this, a made up word and more!

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#218: Hurting Too Much For Coffee

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In this episode, Scott is in too much pain for coffee or pants. That doesn’t stop us from talking about the latest Facebook scandal; why Facebook use is on the decline; Kylie Jenner affects the stock market; Snapchat makes a HUGE mistake they would probably had rather not; William Legate automates anti-NRA DM messages to Amazon; Starbucks Pay Equity and other Seattle stories; and Scott goes Bush League. All this and peroshkis too!

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#214: Two Artificially-Intelligent Bots

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we share a couple of stories to contrast truly great Customer Service and… well, whatever that other things was. We also discuss Doritos solving a lady problem; how Facebook’s newsfeed change has affected traffic to news sites; and how a court ruling impacts embedding tweets. All this and more artificial intelligence.

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#211: Happy Valentine’s Day-Ish

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Happy Valentine’s/Singles Awareness Day from the UnPodcast! Today we talk, primarily, about that most traditional of romantic topics: Human Resources. We discuss why Texans can’t play with Google’s Fine Art App; how a makeup line tried to co-opt the #MeToo movement; how your job might be killing you; and what really makes a person quit a job? Is it a bad manager, a bad boss, a bad manager, a bad job, or a bad manager? All this, a made-up word, and absolutely no snow pants!

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#208: It’s All Downhill From Here

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we have a couple of great stories… to start with… then things take a turn. We talk about Chewy pet food doing customer service really right; Alison’s Endy mattress story; Facebook targeting ads that bait; the dangers of unsustainable restaurant delivery; Yelp’s got a stupid policy that hurts everybody; and a hotel that charges for negative reviews. All this and more!

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#204: We Do What We Want

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we’re continuing our “Live from the front room series.” We talk about popular emojis; how Facebook is really making messages better, but for real this time, they promise; how Google is helping to turn customers into advocates; Airlines pushing the creepiness envelope by using your personal information; and William Shatner being incredibly reasonable. All this, and maybe a made-up word, maybe a question… Whatever. It’s our show. We do what we want.

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#202: Live and Almost Interactive

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This episode of the UnPodcast, comes to you live from our Front Room. We go live on Facebook and talk about Black Friday (on)lines; why the Secret Sister Gift Exchange is STILL a scam; Thrive Themes “UnBlackFriday” sale; how and why Patagonia literally gave it all. All this and a made-up word, a listener question, and off-screen boxes.

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#198: Something About Hacking

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we hack your life with stories about: why you’ve been eating peanut butter wrong your entire life; why storing your photos on Photobucket might not have been such a great idea; an easier way to write business reviews; Facebook is changing… again… surprise; how augmented reality can help you better decorate your home. All this with a made-up word, a listener question (sort of), and so much more!

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#194: All Good Things

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