Is FaceApp abusing your privacy, would you let Elon Musk put wires in your brain: Vertical Hold Episode 237

We look behind the wrinkled faces at the reality of using FaceApp, ponder whether giving Elon Musk permission to mess with our grey matter is a good idea and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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We’re joined in our mission through potentially-dodgy Russian photo apps, new Nintendo Switch models and brain meat interfaces by the fantastic Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson from News Corp this week.

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Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News – podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia’s leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.

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About the author

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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