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Silicon Valley: From Disruption to Dystopia

Added: 20.02.2018 14:37 | 18 views | 0 comments

, The Daily Beast
The tech oligarchs who already dominate our culture and commerce, manipulate our moods, and shape the behaviors of our children while accumulating capital at a rate unprecedented in at least a century want to fashion our urban future in a way that dramatically extends the reach of the surveillance state already evident in airports and on our phones.

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Apple Spaceship Campus Has A Major Design Flaw, Reports ‘Bloomberg’

Added: 18.02.2018 14:08 | 21 views | 0 comments


The new Apple spaceship campus serves as the headquarters of the Silicon Valley giant. Glass panes surround the ring-shaped office, and it lives up to the company's obsessions for visual appeal.
The iconic office in Cupertino, California, received numerous praises for its design, but employees have one complaint about it. According to a report by Bloomberg, Invisibility Problems
Towering curved glass panels surround the entire building, and the 45-foot tall panes look stunning. The pods or the working space for Apple's employees are inside the glass building. Given how engrossed employees are with their work, it seems like most of the people in the building walk into the panes. Reports reveal that employees keep getting smacked while walking into the glass.

From: feeds.inquisitr.com

Why Peter Thiel is leaving Silicon Valley

Added: 15.02.2018 22:12 | 1 views | 0 comments

Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley billionaire known for his libertarian politics, is leaving the Bay Area after four decades and stepping back from tech due in part to his dissatisfaction with the industry's liberal politics.

From: rss.cnn.com

Peter Thiel considered leaving Facebook's board: report

Added: 15.02.2018 14:36 | 10 views | 0 comments

The Silicon Valley investor who made a massive bet on the social network thought about leaving it over issues with his political affiliation.

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Should AI bots lie? Hard truths about artificial intelligence

Added: 15.02.2018 13:48 | 9 views | 0 comments

AI will revolutionize the world, or so sayeth Silicon Valley. But there are some potholes on the road to AI nirvana - starting with the people AI is supposed to help. Think Skynet. Here's research from the frontlines of artificial intelligence.

From: www.zdnet.com

Terrorists find new ways to recruit online, DHS chief says

Added: 13.02.2018 20:15 | 19 views | 0 comments

At a counterterrorism conference in Silicon Valley, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen saiys groups like ISIS are finding new footholds online.

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Tech gossip app wants to become #MeToo platform

Added: 12.02.2018 18:58 | 3 views | 0 comments

An app where many Silicon Valley employees go to silently scream about their big tech jobs is embracing the #MeToo movement.

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NASA is keeping tabs on Elon Musk's Tesla roadster

Added: 10.02.2018 21:30 | 16 views | 0 comments

Astronomers aim to keep tabs on everything up in the night sky. A NASA database includes our solar system's eight planets and their moons, more than 755,000 asteroids, 3,500 comets -- and, as of this week, one cherry red sports car that belonged to a Silicon Valley billionaire.

From: rss.cnn.com

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