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Quinn Norton:
Journalist Quinn Norton says author and tech evangelist Robert Scoble sexually assaulted her at an O'Reilly unconference in the early 2010s   —  Foo Camp, the original unconference thrown by O'Reilly every year, is one of my favorite events in the technology world.
Oct 19, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Rob Malda:
On Slashdot's 20th anniversary, cofounder Rob Malda reflects on the site's early days   —  I registered the domain name ‘Slashdot.org’ 20 years ago today.  I really had no idea.  —  Jeff chipped in a few bucks for the fees.  Kathleen told me the name was stupid.  I thought “That's kinda the point!”.
Oct 5, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context
Village Global:
Seed and early stage VC fund Village launches backed by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, Jeff Bezos, Marissa Mayer, Eric Schmidt, and others   —  We're excited to publicly announce Village, a new early stage venture capital firm.  This is Day 1 for us.  There is much to do, and much to learn.
Sep 25, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Matt Miesnieks / Super Ventures Blog:
Google's ARCore SDK is just a simplified version of Tango SDK, which, in many ways, puts it on par with Apple's ARKit   —  In some ways, but not others  —  A couple of days ago, Google announced ARCore, its competitor to Apple's ARKit.  Obviously this is great news for the AR industry …
Sep 3, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
GIPHY:
Giphy has 200M+ DAUs, adds view counts to GIPHY GIFs and cumulative GIF view counts to channels of Artists and Partners   —  More and more people are using GIFs to express themselves every day.  —  Since publishing the State of the GIF, we've more than doubled to over 200MM Daily Active Users.
Aug 28, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Giuseppe Stuto:
How iMessage came to dominate messaging among US teens, with studies showing ~70% use it, and where Apple may go to disrupt apps like Snapchat and Messenger   —  No one really seems to talk about it or acknowledge it, but iMessage is where a lot of mobile usage is trending towards …
Aug 20, 2017, 11:10 PMIn context
Chris Burniske / cburniske:
As bitcoin hovers around $4,000, a look at its previous boom and bust cycles, and thoughts about cryptoasset valuations   —  As the cryptoasset markets develop we'll see many booms and busts as enthusiasm waxes and wanes.  Waxing and waning is all part of riding a rocket to the moon.
Aug 13, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Yonatan Zunger:
Former Google manager says anti-diversity manifesto author harmed Google, doesn't understand role of empathy in engineering, and deserves to be fired   —  You have probably heard about the manifesto a Googler (not someone senior) published internally about, essentially, how women and men …
Aug 6, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Matt Miesnieks / Super Ventures Blog:
A deep dive into the tech behind Apple's ARKit, how it works, and how it is different from Google's Tango AR platform   —  Apple's announcement of ARKit at the recent WWDC has had a huge impact on the Augmented Reality eco-system.  Developers are finding that for the first time a robust and …
Aug 5, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Citymapper:
Urban transport app Citymapper is launching a paid night bus service in East London, starting in late August or early September on weekend nights   —  Filling a gap in the London night network  —  You might have heard we drove buses in circles in central London a couple of months ago.
Jul 20, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context

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