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Max Read / New York Magazine:
Facebook's massive reach, abundance of emotionally charged fake viral stories, and lack of traditional gatekeepers helped Donald Trump win   —  A close and — to pundits, journalists, and Democrats — unexpected victory like Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's is always overdetermined …
Nov 9, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Matt Lauer's Pathetic Interview of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Is the Scariest Thing I've Seen in This Campaign   —  I had not taken seriously the possibility that Donald Trump could win the presidency until I saw Matt Lauer host an hour-long interview with the two major party candidates.
Sep 8, 2016, 1:10 AMIn context
Hudson Hongo / New York Magazine:
Weird Facebook, filled with memes that were once reserved for 4chan and Tumblr, is making Facebook fun for teens again   —  The Rise of Weird Facebook: How the World's Biggest Social Network Became Cool Again (and Why It Matters)  —  Facebook has transformed from the site where relatives post screenshots …
Feb 27, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Dee Lockett / Vulture:
Recording Industry Association of America starts counting on-demand streaming audio and video toward certifying albums as gold or platinum sellers   —  The RIAA Finally Bows to Streaming, Making 17 Artists' Albums Go Gold and Platinum  —  This is huge.  —  Call it the Anti effect, or just call it getting hip to the times.
Feb 1, 2016, 11:10 PMIn context
Annie Lowrey / New York Magazine:
Lyft can survive as #2 by differentiating from Uber on user experience and staying focused just on ride-sharing   —  Can Lyft pull an Avis?  —  John Zimmer is one of the two founders of the ride-sharing service Lyft, and on a hazy spring afternoon, he was standing on the top …
Jul 5, 2015, 7:35 PMIn context
Benjamin Wallace-Wells / New York Magazine:
Four years after ‘Jeopardy’ win, IBM's Watson program has seen applications in 75 industries including finance, healthcare, molecular biology   —  How Afraid of Watson the Robot Should We Be?  —  On the first weekend of January, many of the leading researchers …
May 24, 2015, 10:00 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Why podcasts are back: shows are better and cheaper, playing smartphone audio in a car is easy   —  What's Behind the Great Podcast Renaissance?  —  The mid-aughts audio scene is making a big comeback.  —  Shares  —  In 2001, Steve Jobs announced the original iPod …
Nov 2, 2014, 8:05 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Marc Andreessen on the evolution of Silicon Valley and technology's impact on the economy   —  Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Always the Safest Bet  —  The Netscape creator turned Silicon Valley sage on why optimism is always the safest bet.  —  It's not hard to coax an opinion out of Marc Andreessen.
Oct 20, 2014, 12:05 AMIn context
Jessica Pressler / New York Magazine:
How Airbnb, in just six years, grew to host 400k guests a night and set off a war in NYC   —  “The Dumbest Person in Your Building Is Passing Out Keys to Your Front Door!”  —  The war over Airbnb gets personal.  —  One morning a few months ago, New Yorkers opened their eyes to a city that …
Sep 27, 2014, 11:00 AMIn context
Kevin Roose / New York Magazine:
Legal challenges could threaten the business models of the on-demand startups relying on independent contractors   —  Does Silicon Valley Have a Contract-Worker Problem?  —  An examination of tech's favorite labor model.  —  Shares … Earlier this year, I hired a house cleaner.
Sep 20, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context

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