Archive for July, 2020

  1. SpaceX’s milestone bringing Astronauts back to Earth, the App bringing 00’s internet glory back audio

    This week: Another Elon Musk milestone could happen this weekend, There’s a new app that wants to bring back the early internet

  2. How Harvard’s Star Computer-Science Professor Built a Distance-Learning Empire

    Gabriel Guimaraes grew up in Vitória, Brazil, in a yellow house surrounded by star-fruit trees and chicken coops. His father, who wrote software for a local bank, instilled in him an interest in computers. On weekends, when Guimaraes got bored with Nintendo video games, he programmed his own. View Original

  3. Slack sues Microsoft, a more durable cellphone, Twitter looks at subscriptions audio

    This week: Slack claims Microsoft is being anti-competitive, Your smartphone will soon last you longer, Twitter is looking at subscriptions

  4. Twitter’s internal tools hacked, ‘Zoom for Home’ audio

    This week: Twitter has had a very worrying hack, Zoom now sells a home video conferencing kit

  5. The pandemic is forcing video conferencing innovation audio

    This week: Making virtual meetings feel more realistic, MmHmm wants to make Zooming more like TV, Dating during the pandemic has turned to video too

  6. The Remaking of Comedy Central

    Sometime last year, Charlamagne Tha God took a meeting with Comedy Central execs and pitched them an idea for a talk show. “They did not get it — in any way, shape, or form,” the Breakfast Club host says. “I was told that they didn’t know where the funny was going to come from. View […]

  7. Bezos richer post-divorce, Facebook’s push to wear masks, Removing race from tech vocab audio

    This week: Jeff Bezos’s wealth just continues to grow, Facebook is encouraging Americans to wear masks, There’s a movement to remove race charged phrases from the tech vocabulary