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Eddie Kim / MEL Magazine:
The Pirate Bay, the iconic torrent site born in 2003, remains an online juggernaut despite blockages in multiple countries and millions of dollars in fines   —  As the internet continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate, one thing always remains constant — The Pirate Bay
May 26, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Vox:
Q&A with Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer, about how the service deals with objectionable content, YouTube remaining an open platform, and more   —  A Q&A with Neal Mohan, YouTube's chief product officer.  —  YouTube, the world's largest video site, has 2 billion users.
May 23, 2019, 5:20 PMIn context
Jeffrey Van Camp / Wired:
Google Pixel 3a XL review: it has the same shortcomings and great features as the Pixel 3a, but you'll pay $80 extra for a 6" instead of 5.6" screen   —  Google put everything that matters in these phones—for just $400.  —  Half the price of a high-end phone.  Looks, works, and feels like plenty premium.
May 7, 2019, 5:25 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
May 7, 2019, 1:27 PMIn context
Washingtonian:
A parent's first-hand account about how content found on Reddit, 4chan, and YouTube helped their 13-year-old become infatuated with the alt-right   —  A Washington family's nightmare year.  —  When my son Sam,* who was then 14, asked me to take him to the Mother of All Rallies on the Mall in September 2017 …
May 7, 2019, 9:00 AMIn context
Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Yuval Noah Harari and Fei-Fei Li discuss the challenges AI poses to society as the merger of biological knowledge and tech may enable hacking of humans at scale   —  THIS WEEK, I interviewed Yuval Noah Harari, the author of three best-selling books about the history and future of our species …
Apr 28, 2019, 6:05 PMIn context
Zachary Crockett / The Hustle:
An inside look at the underbelly of Amazon's fake review economy; in March 2019 alone, Amazon was hit by 2M+ unverified reviews, 99.6% of which were 5 stars   —  I spent two weeks in the underbelly of Amazon's fake review economy — and emerged questioning our collective trust in the stars.
Apr 15, 2019, 10:30 AMIn context
Brian J. Barth / The Walrus:
Interview with RIM cofounder Jim Balsillie about his advocacy against the rise of surveillance capitalism in Canada and the Sidewalk Toronto smart city project   —  The entrepreneur who made billions putting BlackBerrys into pockets is now sounding the alarm about Big Tech's creep toward surveillance capitalism
Apr 13, 2019, 4:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Interview with Nancy Pelosi on online privacy, net neutrality, breaking up big tech companies, and policing hate speech on social media platforms   —  “He's just being a freak.”  —  Enough people use Twitter to get their information that politicians have to be there, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says.
Apr 12, 2019, 5:55 PMIn context
Stephen J. Dubner / Freakonomics:
Interview with Daniel Ek about Spotify's history, running a $25B company, Sweden's subsidies for internet and computers, Napster, his love of music, and family   —  Listen now:  —  Daniel Ek, a 23-year-old Swede who grew up on pirated music, made the record labels an offer they couldn't refuse …
Apr 11, 2019, 11:35 AMIn context

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