DTNS 2309 – Grand Theft Uber

Dan Patterson is on the show and we’ll talk about super fast subs, banning after work email, and Timothy B. Lee will join in to talk about this whole Uber-Lyft fight.


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Show Notes

Today’s guest: Dan Patterson, technology journalist

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Thursday is a headlines only show, as Tom gets on his dragon and flies to the Con!

Episode: http://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/dtnspodcast/DTNS20140827.mp3