The Last of Us recap, lessons learned from Silicon Valley, and Vergecast Hotline

Today on the flagship podcast of zombie kisses:

02:02 – The Verge’s managing editor Alex Cranz chats with film & TV reporter Charles Pulliam-Moore about HBO’s The Last of Us and how it handles the video game adaptation. [Spoilers for episode 1 + 2]
22:40 – Historian and author of the book The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America Margaret O’Mara talks about how the lack of non-compete clauses shaped Silicon Valley.
38:30 – We answer your questions left on our Vergecast Hotline! Thunderbolt docks, end-to-end encryption, and smart assistants.

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