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Rani Molla / Recode:
Smart speakers changed audio consumption habits and boosted sales of smart home devices, but hopes for adoption in areas like shopping have not panned out yet   —  Until we invent something that wouldn't be possible without voice, we're just repurposing online content for our ears.
Nov 12, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Interviews with current and former Google staff about its China-related projects reveal tensions between preserving its founding ideals and a desire for growth   —  CEO Sundar Pichai thinks the search engine should be willing to work with Chinese censors.  Will employees go along with the plan?
Nov 8, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Tyler Cowen / Conversations with Tyler:
Eric Schmidt on growing up in Italy, years at Bell Labs, PARC, and Sun, scaling Google, polarization on social platforms, how tech will shape the future, more   —  The son of an economist, Eric Schmidt eschewed his father's profession, first studying architecture before settling on computer science and eventually earning a PhD.
Nov 8, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Jack Morse / Mashable:
Interview with three renowned women in infosec on how they got started, some of their most memorable finds, and how to encourage more women to join their field   —  This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The Women Fixing STEM, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech …
Nov 3, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Benjamin Wofford / Vox:
Interviews with government officials, analysts, and tech experts reveal severe vulnerabilities in many levels of the US election system, ahead of midterms   —  An investigation into the US election system reveals frightening vulnerabilities at almost every level.
Oct 27, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context
Triplebyte Blog:
Interview with YC partner Paul Buchheit about how he got started with programming, joining Google and creating Gmail, becoming a great engineer, and more   —  On Becoming a Programmer … One moment I remember really getting into programming came while playing a fantasy RPG video game.
Oct 20, 2018, 10:50 PMIn context
Sam Byford / The Verge:
A deep look at the emergent Chinese phone market, where the hardware is now on par or better than flagships popular in the West but the software lags behind   —  2018 will go down as the year when it became impossible to ignore the increasing advancements of Chinese smartphone hardware …
Oct 18, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / The Atlantic:
Users say harassment is rampant on Instagram, and some employees say efforts to stem it are not funded well or prioritized   —  When Brandon Farbstein first joined Instagram in 2014, he was 14 and optimistic.  Farbstein was born with a rare form of dwarfism, and he wanted to use …
Oct 16, 2018, 5:15 AMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Hands-on with the new Palm, a tiny phone to keep users from using their big phone, exclusive to Verizon for $349.99, available in November   —  It's tiny, clever, and exclusive to Verizon  —  There's a new phone with the word “Palm” on it that's tiny, intriguing, and has very little …
Oct 15, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
In a publicity crisis, like a data breach, Google receives less outrage and pushback from users than Facebook because it provides genuinely useful services   —  What Google gained by giving up on social networks  —  There are bad bugs, and there are worse bugs.
Oct 11, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context

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