The Madeleine Brand Show for August 2, 2012

Tech Update with John Moe: Actors recite Yelp's finest reviews, and Twitter unveils 'Twindex'

Courtesy of Twitter

A picture of Twitter's new political index.

John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins the show to talk about the latest news in the tech world.

Twitter is rolling out a new political polling service based on what people are tweeting about candidates, but it has the unfortunate name of Twindex. Pundits are unsure whether it'll be a good sample of polling, and will mostly comprise of journalists, tech geeks and Justin Bieber fans.

And a new Internet series is spicing up online reviews from Yelp by getting actors to read them at their most dramatic.

Guest:

John Moe, is the host of the Marketplace Tech Report, which airs every weekday at 7 p.m. on KPCC.


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