LAPD Emails Reveal Fallout of Citizen’s Botched Manhunt
After Citizen's CEO Andrew Frame offered a $30,000 bounty on the wrong person, LAPD officers said they would no longer work with Citizen.
The Great Competition to Give Away Money
Flush with cash, venture capitalists are fighting to invest in startups they often know less and less about. “The older guys,” said one, “are like, ‘This doesn't end well.’”
Uber is setting up a research hub in Toronto
Canada’s largest city is staking its claim as the epicentre of AI technology
All Hail 'Tronc': the Dystopian Future of Media Content
The growing inability of words to have meaning.
Meet the Former Biologist Who’s Literally Mailing Bullshit to People
Robert Bender says people are spewing more bullshit these days than they ever have before, so he founded a company that sends it right back at them.
'Box of Rocks' Is the Best Startup in the Entire World
A subscription rock-mailing service called 'Box of Rocks': The Motherboard Review.
Do We Really Need Tech Startups to Do Our Laundry for Us?
At least six laundry apps have sprung up in the past year. They must be banking on a whole load of people shitting themselves if they hope to turn any kind of profit.
Are We Already Running Out of Useful Smartphone Apps?
Games and novelties aside, there are simply fewer and fewer areas of daily life that remain to be "disrupted" by utopian-minded Silicon Valley geeks. The golden age of the app may be coming to an end.
Feminism and Corporate PR: the Circus of Empowerment
Encouragement helps in an imbalanced world, but can applauding the work of powerful women because they're women be patronizing? Isaac Simpson invaded a glitzy PR-fest to run the question past Silicon Beach's female CEOs.