Electric scooters are getting closer to regulation in SF

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Land Use and Transportation Committee has been working with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to develop a permit process to enable the SFMTA to regulate e-scooter share companies. Today,

Jupiter Networks invests $2.5M in enterprise tech accelerator Alchemist

Alchemist, which began as an experiment to better promote enterprise entrepreneurs, has morphed into a well-established Silicon Valley accelerator. To prove it, San Francisco-based Alchemist is announcing a fresh $2.5 million investment ahead of its 20th demo day on Wednesday. Jupiter Networks,

Watch Blue Origin’s 10th New Shepard mission launch a science-loaded capsule to space

Blue Origin, the rocket company founded by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is about to undertake the 10th launch of its New Shepard launch vehicle, with its capsule chock full of experiments. The launch, which was originally scheduled for a month ago but delayed for various reasons, will be take place at 6:

Elon Musk says Tesla vehicles will soon get a ‘Sentry Mode’

Tesla owners may soon have a way to see (and record) damage that happens to their vehicles when they’re unattended. Tesla will roll out “Tesla Sentry Mode” for all cars with Enhanced Autopilot, CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet Tuesday.

Viacom buys the free video streaming service Pluto.tv for $340 million

Viacom is bucking the trend of launching new premium subscription-based entertainment offerings with its bid to acquire Pluto TV for $340 million in cash. It’s a way to distribute the company’s once mighty-with-millennial properties like Cartoon Network, Comedy Central,

Rocket Lab snags DARPA launch contract for first 2019 mission

Launch startup Rocket Lab is following the success of its first couple commercial launches by adding a prestigious (and deep-pocketed) new client: DARPA. The New Zealand-based company will send an experimental satellite called R3D2 into low Earth orbit sometime in late February if all goes well.

Police license plate readers are still exposed on the internet

Smile! You’re on camera. At least, your license plate is. You might have heard of automatic license plate recognition — known as ALPR (or ANPR in the U.K. for number plates). These cameras are dotted across the U.S.

Netflix joins the Motion Picture Association of America

Hollywood’s highest-profile lobbying group, the Motion Picture Association of America, has announced the addition of a new member: Netflix. The trade group’s membership includes the major Hollywood studios, including Disney, Paramount, Sony, Fox, Universal and Warner Bros.

Want to fool a computer vision system? Just tweak some colors

Research into machine learning and the interesting AI models created as a consequence are popular topics these days. But there's a sort of shadow world of scientists working to undermine these systems — not to show they're worthless but to shore up their weaknesses.

EU ties pay off, as EIF puts $74M into Dawn Capital’s $232M fund

UK VCs were sent a message today by the EU: Continue to invest in European companies and we’ll invest in you. That at least seems to be the takeaway from the news that Dawn Capital, which has built up a reputation as an investor in early-stage SaaS and Fintech businesses in the UK and Europe, […]

Adobe acquires voice interface platform Sayspring

Adobe today announced that it has acquired Sayspring, a startup that helps developers prototype and build the voice interfaces for their Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant apps.

Samsung's Galaxy S5 comes crashing down to earth

Hammered by falling smartphone sales, Samsung is reportedly eyeing major changes for its senior leadership.Samsung's sales for its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone came in well below expectations, moving 12 million units compared to 16 million for the Galaxy S4. So far,

掌机小心 2018年手机游戏下载量将翻番至600亿

市场研究公司IDC在一份最新报告中指出,截至目前,全球被人们用于玩移动游戏的智能手机和平板电脑安装量已经超过10亿。在此份报告中,IDC将“每3个月内至少运行过移动游戏一次”的智能手机和平板电脑纳入统计范畴。

Peter Thiel 关于高等教育泡沫的看法有道理吗?为什么?

第一:绝大多数有这个想法的人都是接受过高等教育,尤其是精英高等教育的人,至少这从统计学的角度说明了一点:接受过精英教育的人更容易跳出自己和这个社会的思维固态去重新思考自己的人生和社会的意义,而这种能力对于社会还是个人都是非常有必要的,这是精英教育潜移默化的一种产物:

Why people use Facebook to avoid facing real life

Doug Hindson's short Disconnect gives a powerful answer to an important question:Why do we keep sharing our edited lives and avidly connecting to others through Facebook, Twitter, or Whatsapp all the time? His answer is simple, one that I'm sure you have all thought about before.Read more...

为什么人类会产生愧疚这种情绪?

谢邀 @刘柯 。前几天,和朋友谈到了情绪。朋友问我,优势度(dominance)怎么解释。说优势度就是,如果存在了伤害性的环境,是试图能动的改变环境,还是被动的接受环境的改变。

为削减开支 雅虎再次裁员

2 月 13 日,据一位知情人士透露,为了节省开支,雅虎准备裁员 100 到 200 人。  这次裁员主要集中在雅虎的加拿大分部,将会影响大概1% 的员工,雅虎全球员工人数为 1.25 万。  因面临着激进投资者 Starboar ... ...

DSGE、OLG 和 CGE 三者之间有哪些联系与区别?

我是做DSGE的,CGE仅仅是听说并百度过。以下均为班门弄斧,敬请专家斧正。CGE是Computable General Equilibrium(可计算一般均衡),据说现在主要应用于能源和贸易领域。如果想要了解并学习的话,这本Handbook应该会有所帮助。

Ubuntu 15.10内建隐藏式滚动条

Ubuntu 15.10(威利狼人)操作系统一大特点是采用来自于上游GNOME的滚动条,这将让很多用户感到高兴。

深圳综合细胞库、深圳区域细胞制备中心签约多家医疗机构

深圳2015年11月6日电 /美通社/ -- 2015年11月6日,由深圳综合细胞库和深圳(北科)区域细胞制备中心主办的“深圳市个体化细胞治疗‘创新链+产业链’临床转化基地合作签约仪式”在深圳五洲宾馆隆重举行。

11 wedding looks inspired by Oscars fashion

While the gowns worn at the 88th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday had us dreaming of sleek and dazzling silhouettes, the afterparties strangely inspired our wedding dreams.SEE ALSO: Heidi Klum's Oscars gown looks like a bridesmaid disasterShades of white and cream were the go-to colors of the night,

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