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Anil Dash / Humane Tech:
How optimizing content for search engines in the early days of the web gave rise to today's never-ending algorithmic arms race against web and social platforms   —  A dozen years ago, the web started to reshape itself around major companies like Google.  We can understand the genesis …
Dec 3, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Jeff Kao / Hacker Noon:
Analysis of FCC net neutrality comments finds over 1M pro-repeal were likely faked and 99% of organic comments were in favor of keeping rules   —  I used natural language processing techniques to analyze net neutrality comments submitted to the FCC from April-October 2017, and the results were disturbing.
Nov 24, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Jonathan Albright / Berkman Klein Center Collection:
Analysis: propaganda memes from Russia's Internet Research Agency were more impactful on Instagram than Twitter due to reposting apps, Facebook's ad targeting   —  The last couple of weeks have brought us the first new major revelations about the reach and scope of the IRA media influence campaign.
Nov 12, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context
James Bridle:
A look at how YouTube is being used to share traumatizing content to young children automatically and at scale   —  As someone who grew up on the internet, I credit it as one of the most important influences on who I am today.  I had a computer with internet access in my bedroom from the age of 13.
Nov 6, 2017, 2:56 PMIn context
Manish Singh / Manish Kumar Singh:
India's Paytm adds a messaging feature, called Inbox, to its popular wallet app   —  India's largest mobile wallet app, Paytm, on Friday introduced a chat service—Inbox—on its payment platform to enable communication between users and also facilitate a way for businesses to connect with their customers.
Nov 3, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
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

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