Here are a few of the posts from Owen Thomas, managing editor of Valleywag.com:
Technology Review editor addicted to Twitter, gossip
I’m here in the hub of the universe for EmTech, a conference thrown by Technology Review, MIT’s magazine of self-importance. Jason Pontin, who is the magazine’s editor-in-chief, publisher, and whatever title he’s added last week…read more
Ethanol investor wants to kill the electric car
At MIT’s EmTech conference, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla made a shocking assertion: Electric cars are irrelevant. Unless some unlikely breakthrough in battery technology comes about…read more
Gina Bianchini lurks outside the walled garden
“That is not my presentation, although it would be very sexy if it were,” said Ning CEO Gina Bianchini, as she took the stage at MIT’s EmTech conference here, with someone else’s Windows desktop blown up on a screen behind her…read more
A gigantic picture of Robert Scoble for no reason
Fast Company videoblogger Robert Scoble, who has discovered in the Web a popularity which escaped him in high school, has been moderating a panel…read more
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever
Funders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.
All charges against China Initiative defendant Gang Chen have been dismissed
MIT professor Gang Chen was one of the most prominent scientists charged under the China Initiative, a Justice Department effort meant to counter economic espionage and national security threats.
Going bald? Lab-grown hair cells could be on the way
These biotech companies are reprogramming cells to treat baldness, but it’s still early days.
A horrifying new AI app swaps women into porn videos with a click
Deepfake researchers have long feared the day this would arrive.
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