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
What to know about this autumn’s covid vaccines
New variants will pose a challenge, but early signs suggest the shots will still boost antibody responses.
DeepMind’s cofounder: Generative AI is just a phase. What’s next is interactive AI.
“This is a profound moment in the history of technology,” says Mustafa Suleyman.
Human-plus-AI solutions mitigate security threats
With the right human oversight, emerging technologies like artificial intelligence can help keep business and customer data secure
Next slide, please: A brief history of the corporate presentation
From million-dollar slide shows to Steve Jobs’s introduction of the iPhone, a bit of show business never hurt plain old business.
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