The problems with Facebook are inherent in its design, but that can change

Amber Case Contributor Share on Twitter Amber Case is the former CEO of Geoloqi, a past keynote speaker for SXSWi and at TED, and author of the O’Reilly book Calm Technology: Designing for Billions of Devices and the Internet of Things.

The Message Is The Product: Solving Mobile Gaming’s Price Problem

The medium is the message, says Marshall McLuhan. If so the message is the product too. In considering the problem of paid games on mobile (conventional wisdom says people won’t pay for them) it seems more than ever that that reasoning applies. Mobile game makers don’t market premium,

Silicon Valley Represents An Entirely New Political Category

Internet founders believe the best role for government is competitive and direct funding for non-government agencies to solve social problems, whether it’s these parent-run public charter schools, loans to immigrant entrepreneurs for an alternative energy startup,

Six Problems With Our Democracy… And Who’s Working To Fix Them

In Silicon Valley and beyond there are several companies that are working to change the systemic problems with our government, and it’s worth highlighting their efforts. Read More

The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

Do we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, paying. Just not with cold hard cash,

The Next 10 Years Of Automation And What It Might Mean For The Job Market

After decades of subtle developments that largely went unnoticed by much of the working world, artificial intelligence has taken center stage in the last 2-3 years as a “hot” technology. From Google’s surge of acquisitions (DeepMind, Boston Dynamics, etc.),

Apple, Amazon and the uncertain future of the book startup

Book startups face a number of challenges -- not least of which is the fact that they are competing with Amazon.

The Internet’s Missing Link

When the web was originally designed, its creators aspired to include a way to transfer value. According to the HTTP standard, error code 402 was “reserved for future use” and was labeled “Payment Required.” Just as we needed a way to freely share information,

The Greatest Investments Not Financed In 2014

Last year was a fun one to be in the business, generally, of evaluating and taking business credit risk, and the non-investment grade universe of companies and the venture sector, specifically, were no exception. The unambiguous commercial success demonstrated by companies like Airbnb, Uber,

​Walter Isaacson Talks AI, Apple Watch, and His New Book The Innovators

The stories we tell ourselves about genius and geniuses are often stories about history's great men. But Walter Isaacson's latest project is different. Read more...

​Walter Isaacson Talks Gamergate, Apple Watch, and His New Book The Innovators

The stories we tell ourselves about genius and geniuses are often stories about history's great men. But Walter Isaacson's latest project is different. Read more...

Propelling deep space flight with a new fuel source, Momentus prepares for liftoff

Mikhail Kokorich, the founder of Momentus, a new Y Combinator-backed propulsion technology developer for space flight, hadn’t always dreamed of going to the moon. A physicist who graduated from Russia’s top-ranked Novosibirsk University,

Eventbrite is reportedly going public in the second half of this year

Eventbrite, the 12-year-old, San Francisco-based event-planning company, has filed an initial public offering confidentially with the SEC and plans to go public later this year, according to a new report in the WSJ. The company’s lead underwriters are Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase & Co.,it says.

Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix

When Shonda Rhimes left ABC last August for Netflix, both she and the studio kept a tight lid on their plans. We could only imagine where the twists and turns that her future stories would take us. Well, now we know. This week,

Warner Bros. unveils the first trailers for ‘Aquaman’ and ‘Shazam’

Today at Comic-Con, Warner Bros . gave fans a peek at the first DC Comics films post-Justice League. Warner Bros. and DC had a bumpy 2017. There was the astonishing critical and commercial success of Wonder Woman,

Weekly Roundup: July 21

Jeff Bezos’ aerospace company, Blue Origin, performed its most critical test to date, Prime Day had some ups and downs but ultimately broke records and major tech companies are uniting to help you move data across apps. Here’s your weekly roundup of the top stories from the tech world:  1.

Now is the time for Walmart to strike at Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime has been an enormous influence on e-commerce, but this online juggernaut is beginning to show cracks. Now is the time for arch-rival Walmart to swoop in with a Prime-like offering that strikes at the weaknesses Amazon has introduced into its formidable loyalty program: price,

While tech waffles on going public, biotech IPOs boom

With our fixation on all things tech, we’re missing out on the big picture -- there are actually more biotech and healthcare startup IPOs than tech offerings.

As Chinese censorship intensifies, gays are back while teenage mothers and tattoos are out

Following the passage of a new cybersecurity law and the removal of term limits from Chinese president Xi Jinping, China’s government is conducting a comprehensive crackdown on online discussions and content, with few companies spared the rod by the central government.

US early-stage investment share shrinks as China surges

The global early-stage investment pie is getting bigger… a lot bigger. Just four years ago, investors were putting less than $10 billion per quarter into early-stage deals (Series A and B). The past two quarters, however, have all come in over twice that level. Q1 2018, meanwhile,

FCC dings T-Mobile $40M for faking rings on calls that never connected

T-Mobile will pay $40 million as part of a settlement with the FCC for playing ringing sounds to mislead customers into thinking their calls were going through when in fact they had never connected in the first place.

A new wave of databases is enabling companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter

We spoke to Dave Rosenthal, co-founder and CEO of FoundationDB, about what changes are happening in the database world, and why NoSQL has fallen behind.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/06/28/a-new-wave-of-databases-is-enabling-companies-like-facebook-google-twitter-startups-silicon-valley/

Wow, the winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest are unreal

National Geographic just announced the winners of the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest for 2014. They're all so fantastic you'd swear they aren't real. Like the one above, which is so fantastic that it looks like a photoshop.

中低频交易中如何处理 aliasing?

首先要区分一下数据频率(收集到的市场数据中的频率)和交易频率(交易策略下单的频率),以下讨论中提到的频率是指数据频率。真实信号里有没有高频部分不是我们假设的,而是根据数据来的。

[图]售$19.50 蝙蝠车造型轻便舞鞋开始发售

如果你期待参加2016年的《蝙蝠侠大战超人:正义黎明》的首映典礼或者参加此类主题的CosPlay派对,那么在身着蝙蝠侠服装的同时必然少不了一双包含超级英雄元素的鞋子,而这双蝙蝠车轻便舞鞋则是非常不错的选择,柔软和舒适的内衬和贴合脚掌的鞋底能够让你在派对上近期的狂欢。

中控台的“平板化”:汽车厂商的下一个战场

福特在上个月宣布,将引入一个类似平板电脑的中控系统 Sync 3,来取代目前备受诟病的汽车中控台设计。根据福特的介绍,Sync 3 操作起来就跟操作智能手机一样简便爽快。用户可以看到一个更直观、易操作的界面。

Pouring molten aluminum into a watermelon created beautiful results

There's nothing more exciting than destroying a perfectly good piece of fruit in the name of science.The appropriately named YouTube channel The Backyard Scientist has a knack for performing odd and sometimes dangerous experiments, which you totally should never try yourself.

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在巴黎恐怖袭击中,科技公司说它们更大的价值在于拯救生命

坎坷路:ASP.NET Core 1.0 Identity 身份验证(中集) - 田园里的蟋蟀

之所以为中集,是因为上集遗留的问题并没有完全解决,但已经有很大的进步,我觉得对于我来说,现阶段是可以接受的,简单总结下上集遗留的三个问题或计划:1. 尝试解决 ASP.NET Core 1.0 中解密 Forms Authentication 生成的 Cookie。2. 尝试解决 ASP.NET C...

How To Stream Super Bowl 50 This Sunday

So you decided to finally ditch your cable package this year. Great! But now the Super Bowl is rolling around and you’re wondering how you’re going to watch Cam Newton dab all afternoon? Luckily, we’ve put together a guide of all the ways you can stream the big game. CBS,

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