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(I enjoy living in web paradise, near node.js sea under Angular shade, taking care of mobile pets. Survived mainframes, soviet empire, lack of internet.)
The Wall Street Journal
– May 26, 8:38 AM
A Facebook Inc. team had a blunt message for senior executives. The company's algorithms weren't bringing people together. They were driving people apart. “Our algorithms exploit the human brain's attraction to divisiveness,” read a…
Today I was helping a friend who is a great computer scientist, but not a JS person. Since for the past 6 years my day job is doing usability research & teaching at MIT, I couldn't help but cringe at the slog that this was. Lo and behold, a pile of…
Our daily tracker, with 1,000+ UK respondents every day, will keep you informed on how the UK population are reacting to the COVID-19 crisis. The tracker covers 5 key areas: concern & impact, home & work,out-of-home & retail, news sources and…
– May 26, 12:44 PM
Andrew Yang says the US should 'seriously' consider a 4-day workweek. Some studies show 4-day workweeks increase worker satisfaction and productivity, and Microsoft's Japan subsidiary reported a 40% boost in productivity after trialing the change.
Cody Glenn/Sportsfile via Getty Images When it comes to biotech company Insitro, it's not the machine learning platform or the cutting-edge biology that lures in investors: it's the founder and CEO, Daphne Koller. Koller has an impressive resume; a…