Social Media Bad, Hot Chips Good
Picks of the Week:
- Data and Society's Joan Donovan tells us how to stop online hate.
- Leo explains why Google's location history tracking policy is a big deal.
- Google is working on its own Amazon Show competitor.
- NYU is giving Facebook 10,000 anonymized MRI scans to help train its AI systems.
- At the Hot Chips conference, Google's Pixel Visual Core and AMD's chip roadmap are all the rage.
- Facebook wants to rate how trustworthy you are to fight fake news
- Changelog: new Google Fit and some good news
- Everything you ever wanted to know about the Pixel 3 XL - in Russian!
- Google's Shortwave could change podcasting forever.
- Joan's Stuff: Antisocial Media by Siva Vaidhanathan and Custodians of the Internet by Tarleton Gillespie
- Stacey's Thing: Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy by Jonathan Haskel
- Leo's Pick: Apple History on Triangulation