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8 Bullet Thursday May 24th

What I am reading: Nice. ➡️ Slack’s new tool for developers lets people do more work without leaving Slack Read the article. WIRED’s predictions for bots, Blockchain’s, Crispr, and more. Read the article. Great read ➡️ ‘Crush Them’: An Oral History of the Lawsuit That Upended Silicon Valley. Read the article. You can now download […]

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What I’m Reading: Tesla Autopilot engineers considered the need for eye-tracking and steering wheel sensors to ensure driver attentiveness but executives refused due to concerns about efficacy and budget, according to sources for The Wall Street Journal; Elon Musk reportedly also worried that excessive alerts could be annoying – Read the article. Google announces Google […]

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As far as pod systems go: this is one of the best ones out there in my opinion. (and I have tried many of them: the Juul, Suorin most recently.) Outside of the function: I have totally fallen in love the with texture and pattern of the Digital Grey design. This is a great “entry-level” […]

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What I’m reading: I lived & died in chronological feeds for years. Google Reader’s death slowly pushed me further & further down curated feeds (be they algo or otherwise). I want chronological feeds back & have decided to lean hard into services that offer them (e.g. Feedly). For more check out Benedict Evans post: The […]

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What I’m reading: Just when you thought desktops have pretty much gone as far as they will go – here come the machines for advanced machine learning and other AI work. HP unveiled its’ Nvidia-powered workstation for machine learning development. Read more. Scary and crazy news out of Atlanta the last week: The City is […]

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What I am reading: Interesting look at airBnB’s impact on New York City. A recent report by David Wachsmuth, a professor of Urban Planning at McGill University, zeroes in on New York City in an effort to answer the question of exactly what home sharing is doing to the city’s home market. Read now. Instagram […]

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Photo from Mike Baird What I’m reading: WeWork is acquiring Conductor. Little depressing: No signs of newborn North Atlantic Whales this season. “We’re looking at the very real possibility of extinction.“ Talent isn’t everything. “The results are something of an eye-opener. Their simulations accurately reproduce the wealth distribution in the real world. But the wealthiest […]