The Dominant Paradigm is a weekly podcast where Geeks of Doom Podcast hosts Dwayne D, Andrew Sorcini, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss STARZ’s TV series American Gods, the works that inspired it, and the larger questions about the lenses in which we see our world, AKA, the paradigms.
In this episode of The Dominant Paradigm podcast, Dwayne, Andrew and Tosin delve into American Gods, Episode 1.7, “Prayer for Mad Sweeney.” Beyond the recap, the three discuss the salient points about immigration, the unique format the episode takes on, Laura’s newfound shame, the history of Mad Sweeney, and the overall impressions about the episode; as well as changes from the 2001 novel.
On this week’s show, Google wants to put Google Play in every living room and on your mobile devices (and they’ve built a tablet to do just that), Apple wins some, loses some, and puts podcasts in their place.
But first, the headlines…Amazon creates content to compete with Netflix, Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 B, Zynga launches “Zynga With Friends,” and Facebook changes your email.
On this week’s show, we look at Microsoft‘s big week of announcements, including the new Surface line of tablets designed from the ground up for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Then we follow up with some Apple fallout and follow-up from last week’s WWDC conference.
But first, the headlines…another volley is launched in The Oatmeal vs. FunnyJunk war, Facebook buys Face.com, Netflix changes its API, and an “˜alarming’ rate of government censorship of Internet content.