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Nick Statt / The Verge:
CEO Susan Wojcicki says YouTube has started limiting the number of hours its part-time content moderators can view disturbing videos to four hours per day   —  A move to protect workers' mental health among growing criticism  —  YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said today that the video platform …
Mar 13, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says YouTube will add Wikipedia information to videos about popular conspiracy theories within weeks to provide alternate viewpoints   —  Pushing back on crazy theories  —  YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about popular conspiracy theories …
Mar 13, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Shannon Liao / The Verge:
University of Arizona tracks freshman students' usage of ID cards, which can be swiped at library, snack machines, and more, to intervene with likely dropouts   —  The University of Arizona is tracking freshman students' ID card swipes to anticipate which students are more likely to drop out.
Mar 13, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Arlington, TX ditches charter buses as public transportation for a ridesharing service called Via, which will offer $3 rides and have 10 commuter vans on call   —  Via, the app-based ride-sharing service, is replacing bus services for an entire town in Texas, according to CBS This Morning.
Mar 12, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Toshiba launches dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses, a new head-mounted display tethered to a mini-PC, aimed at business users, starting at $1,899   —  But they work great with a hard hat  —  Nascent technologies are sometimes described as solutions in search of a problem, and that's certainly something …
Mar 12, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Adrianne Jeffries / The Verge:
The term blockchain needs a universal definition as its general usage has become diluted and has led to many misconceptions about its capabilities   —  'You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means'  —  Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies have entered …
Mar 11, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / The Verge:
Behind The Great Slate, a Twitter-driven fundraising campaign by Bay Area tech workers for progressive Congressional candidates in poorer, rural districts   —  Paul Spencer, a Congressional candidate in Little Rock, Arkansas, has never worked at a tech company.  He doesn't represent tech industry issues.
Mar 10, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Verge:
Profile of Know Your Meme, a website and video series that has been documenting viral online content and internet meme culture for over ten years   —  After 10 years of documenting memes, nobody has seen this much shit  —  Photography by Amelia Holowaty Krales; Illustrations by Garret Beard
Mar 9, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Natt Garun / The Verge:
Jack Dorsey says Twitter is working on getting users to verify themselves; product director says it would help users spot suspicious accounts more easily   —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said in a Periscope livestream today that the company is working to allow any user to become verified.
Mar 8, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google says it is taking the lessons it has learned from AMP and is applying them to web standards that could allow instant loading for non-AMP web content   —  Can the most contentious piece of the web form the basis of a new standard?  —  In a blog post today, Google is announcing …
Mar 8, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context

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