The Columbus meetup is happening tonight but the location changed

June 17, 2017

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. We’ll be meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the Standard Hall (please note the new location). You can RSVP here. There is limited space so please pick up a ticket early. We’ll have a quick pitch-off in preparation for Disrupt SF and 10 companies will have 90 seconds to…

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CamSoda jumps into the world of paid life-streaming

June 16, 2017

Have you always wanted to show your messy room to hundreds of people? Want to get paid for the pleasure of streaming your breakfasts, lunches, and dinners? Feel a real need to share how long you can stare idly at your phone? CamSoda has a deal for you. CamSoda is a streaming cam service featuring men and women in various states of undress and it is now offering a unique…

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Startups, Id like to meet you in Columbus

June 14, 2017

Im in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. Well be congregating on Thursday at 5pm at the Wolfs Ridge Tap Room. You can RSVP here. There is limited room so please gather up a ticket early. Well have a speedy pitch-off of preparing for Disrupt SF and 10 fellowships will have 90 seconds to slope and then…

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After beating the worlds elite Go players, Googles AlphaGo AI is retiring

May 29, 2017

Googles AlphaGo the AI developed to tackle the worlds most demanding strategy activity is stepping downfrom competitive competitions after demolishing “the worlds” best ability. The recent to succumb isGostop-ranked actor, Ke Jie, who lost 3-0 in acquired by Google for around $500 million in 2014, it beatformer Go macrocosm advocate Lee Sedol, and theChina affair took things to the next level with competitions against1 9-year-old Jie, and DeepMind CEO Demis…

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When tweeters attack: why do readers send authors their bad reviews?

May 23, 2017

Social media have made it easy to let novelists know directly when their work has disappointed but why do so many people want to do so? If you cant say something nice, dont say anything at all. Its a simple enough rule that most of us learned as young children. So why is it that some readers seem incapable of holding back from telling an author that they didnt like…

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At Facebook we get things wrong but we take our safety role seriously | Monika Bickert

May 23, 2017

Our reviewing of difficult posts and images is complex and challenging. We appreciate the Guardian revealing how tough it is to get the balance right Last month, people shared several horrific videos on Facebook of Syrian children in the aftermath of a chemical weapons attack. The videos, which also appeared elsewhere on the internet, showed the children shaking, struggling to breathe and eventually dying. The images were deeply shocking so…

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Pepe the Frog creator kills off internet meme co-opted by white supremacists

May 8, 2017

Matt Furie agrees defeat after months of attempting to strain back his peaceful frog-dude who had been appropriated as a racist love symbol The creator of Pepe the Frog has symbolically killed off the cartoon frog, effectively surrendering restrict of the character to the far right. Matt Furie, an artist and child development diary columnist, initiated the now-infamous frog as part of his Boys Club series on MySpace in 2005….

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