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Elon Musk says that he’s had “promising conversations” with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, regarding the potential of a network of tunnels underneath the city that would allow for a high-speed transit network unburdened by surface traffic. That’s the vision Musk’s recently founded Boring Company hopes to make a reality,...
Today, more than ever, it’s open source projects that are leading the charge in how modern software is developed, deployed and managed. There’s for containers and for running enterprise-grade infrastructure, for example. But over the course of the last few years, another platform — — has...
The conversation around diversity in tech persists. One effect of this has been the creation of executive positions designed to oversee a company’s approach to inclusion. That’s great. However, it has also resulted in the dilution of the word “diversity” and subsequent backlash in Silicon Valley and beyond. And...

What fathers do

Some fathers do these things.Some fathers go to the Columbus Public Library used book sale in about 1980 and buy five big boxes of books on every topic. They place those books in a playroom and they result in a consistently relevant personal library for his kids. Every year...
Yesterday, Amazon and Whole Foods ruined a perfectly slow news day on a Friday in June with .The most , in which Whole Foods invested and with whom Whole Foods has a five-year contract.But after talking to a few investors and other sources close to the company, Instacart...
The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, June 16, 2017. The Gang finally talks coins and chains, and too much of nothing is revealed.Plus G3: Wholistic recorded Thursday, May 11, 2017 with Mary Hodder, Elisa Camahort Page, Halley...
Ashleigh AxiosContributorPrior to joining Automattic as design exponent, Ashleigh was the Creative Director and a digital strategist for the Obama White House. More posts by this contributor:, , and have been working together to have honest dialogues, build empathy, and help make the world a more inclusive and...
Joanna GlasnerContributor is a reporter for .More posts by this contributor:You would think at least one humanoid bot would have a properly nerdy name. Maybe a Poindexter or Hildegarde to add some natural language processing to your customer chat app?No such luck. Instead, it sounds like the cool...
It takes a lot of money to launch stuff into space — even by NASA terms. The from around $9,000 to more than $40,000 per pound. With that sort of price tag, weight and space are at a major premium with shuttle missions, causing NASA to look for...
Thirty five years ago having a PhD in computer vision was considered the height of unfashion, as artificial intelligence languished at the bottom of the trough of disillusionment.Back then it could take a day for a computer vision algorithm to process a single image. .“The competition for talent at the...