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The Defrag

Lawson Media
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The Defrag is your guide to news at the intersection of technology, business, politics, and science. We'll ask hard questions, challenge ideas, and help bring some order to the news.


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4 out of 5 stars from 11 ratings
  • The news you don’t hear about!

    The defrag shares all the news stories you don’t hear about everyday! Great show for driving to work!

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia5 months ago
  • Another favorite from Lawson Media

    I was such a huge fan of Moonshot, and as a listener of other podcasts like The Daily, Invisibilia, and Throughline, The Defrag hits that sweet spot that none of those quite do. Love this podcast so much 🙌🏼

    Apple Podcasts
    K. Eisele
    United States6 months ago
  • Fantastic show!

    Super high quality and concise. How can this be beat? Just hope they keep coming the quality is high for a daily show but that’s to be expected from Lawson Media all their shows are great.

    Apple Podcasts
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