Obama’s former chief data scientist, DJ Patil, joins Venrock as an adviser

DJ Patil, the chief data scientist under President Barack Obama, has joined Venrock Capital as an adviser. Patil has long been a proponent of using data science and artificial intelligence to solve some of the nation’s biggest problems around areas including medicine,

Silicon Valley could be the next hotspot for SEC whistleblowers

In recent years, the SEC has had greater success policing wrongdoing due in large part to the implementation of its whistleblower program. But the whistleblowers’ crosshairs are not limited to Wall Street. Individuals are beginning to come forward in a new sphere of the business world,

HBCU.vc trains students become venture capitalists

There are very few black and Latinx investors, with only 2 percent of investment team members at VC firms identifying as black and just 1 percent identifying as Latinx, according to the National Venture Capital Association. This is where HBCU.vc comes in. HBCU.vc, a pivot from HBCU to Startup,

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We are now walking through a media desert. While access to content is astronomically high, the content that we read is dead, lifeless, and derivative. Yes, I see the irony in posting my criticism of the state of online media on, well, online media,

Gillmor Gang: Dream On

The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Esteban Kolsky, Kevin Marks, Denis Pombriant, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Sunday, November 12, 2017.G3: Safe Sex — Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Padilla, Francine Hardaway, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, November 10, 2017.@stevegillmor, @fradice,

GoCater spins out from La Belle Assiette to build a corporate catering marketplace

GoCater is a marketplace with hundreds of catering companies accessible from a single platform. It makes it much easier to organize events in your company. As for caterers, it’s a great way to find clients and optimize your workflows. The startup first started as a spinoff from La Belle Assiette.

Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (via Canadian Press), with a $5,

Crunch Report | Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature and Tesla unveils a semi truck

Today’s Stories Apple pushes back on the release of the Homepod Twitter tests a new tweetstorm feature Tesla unveils a new semi truck Walmart will pilot the new Tesla Semis Credits Written by: Sarah Buhr Hosted by: Sarah Buhr Filmed by: Chris Gates Edited by: John Murillo Notes:

Match Group is still in talks to acquire Bumble with a valuation over $1B

In August we reported from our sources that Match Group made an offer to acquire Bumble for $450M. Bumble declined the offer, and at the time a source close to the company suggested to TechCrunch that Bumble was actually valued at $1 billion. Now we’ve learned that these talks are still ongoing,

For the next six hours you can guide a robot through a web of miniature Reddit-themed escape rooms

Something weird is about to happen on Reddit. Starting at 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, an AI-powered robot the size of a computer mouse will star in a live event that’s part reality show, part interactive puzzle and all an homage to the internet’s premier repository of dank memes.The, uh, thing (event?

Poshmark raises $87.5 million for fashion resale marketplace

Poshmark, the app for fashion consignment, has raised another $87.5 million in funding led by Singapore-based Temasek. Menlo Ventures, GGV Capital, Mayfield and others also participated.Having raised $160 million to date,

BlackSheep团队遥控飞机飞越世界最高建筑物

Raphael Pirker和他的BlackSheep团队再次拍摄到了令人称绝的航拍视频:遥控飞机近距离飞过世界最高建筑物迪拜的迪拜塔,距离近到几乎擦过塔的天线(1:04处)。迪拜塔高829.8米。

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惠普发布工业3D打印机Multi Jet Fusion 比现行技术提速10倍

惠普周三推出了全新的大型工业打印机和Multi Jet Fusion打印技术。这家专注于计算机和打印机业务的公司表示,新的Multi Jet Fusion打印技术比现有的3D打印快10倍,这款打印机价格更低,打印产品的强度也比现有的打印机要高。

结合IL和Windbg来看.Net调用继承虚方法的执行顺序 - 12饕餮21

结合IL的结果和C对象的方法表的Dump结果,相信看官已经明白为啥两次调用为啥会用不同了吧。

谷歌推出云安全扫描工具 简化网络应用的漏洞测试

谷歌今天发布谷歌云安全扫描工具,能轻而易举的扫描两个常见的漏洞:跨网站脚本(XSS)和混合文本,使漏洞扫描变得更有效率。

If 'Girls' took place in HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

"You are from Silicon Valley, therefore you are just naturally interesting."The worlds of two very different HBO comedies collide in this parody from Funny or Die that imagines the cast of Girls trying to make it in the world of Silicon ValleyIn this crossover,

Old Spice launches weird video game that takes you through manly muscles

After years of mind-bending ads, Old Spice still manages to push absurdity to new heights.The men's grooming brand's latest marketing stunt is an online video game in which the player navigates chambers within the body of a shirtless, muscle-bound Terry Crews,

神话再临 森海发布天价耳机奥菲斯二代

在耳机发烧界,“奥菲斯”绝对是个不老神话。人们没有想到,这个神话竟然还能再续:就在不久前,森海塞尔正式发布第二代奥菲斯静电耳机系统。即便对耳机只是小有了解,相信一样知道“大奥”的威名。

How Bad Is It, Really, To Have Rivers Full of Coked-Up Eels?

This is no longer a purely theoretical question, thanks to the modern world. Giving a liberal dose of cocaine to an eel turns out to be far worse for the eel than it is for us. Read more...

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