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Why Silicon Valley and Big Tech Don’t Innovate Anymore

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When Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, testified to Congress in April 2018, a photographer captured his notes, which slimmed the contention down to its core: “Break...
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Why Do People Still Love Consumer Tech?

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At Las Vegas’s 50-acre Sands Expo Center this year, a full floor was dedicated to tech companies’ pitches on how innovation might still save the...
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Silicon Valley Broke All Its Promises

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For decades, the tech community has waved away its humdrum macroeconomic impact by touting some imminent leap forward. Take, for example, self-driving cars, which would...
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Facebook’s Ban on Sexual Emoji Won’t Make a Difference

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Read: What Tumblr’s porn ban really means If the internet should have taught people anything by now, it’s that trying to outlaw being frisky online...
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Google Allegedly Used Homeless People to Train Pixel Phone

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Managers reportedly encouraged contractors to mischaracterize the data collection as a “selfie game,” akin to Snapchat filters such as Face Swap. College students who agreed...
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Is Amazon’s Search Algorithm Biased? It’s Hard to Prove

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Read: What Amazon thinks you’re worth Amazon admits it takes profitability into account when displaying products, but it denies reworking its search tool to privilege...
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Facebook Listening to Users Isn’t Just a Privacy Scandal

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Read: What Amazon thinks you’re worth And each of these companies failed to tell users they had a hot mic on their wrists or in...
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Why the Slowed-Down Pelosi Video Isn’t Fake to Facebook

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These sorts of events are insidious because it’s hard to craft a response that isn’t a bad one. Talking about the video just gives its...
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The Huawei Drama Is a Gift to US Tech Companies

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Huawei’s connections to the Chinese military and state security apparatus have raised the hackles of American intelligence officers and politicians since 2005, when a Congressional...
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Ever, Strava, and Why No One Knows How Data Will Be Used

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Read: Behind every robot is a human Experts who study AI’s supply chain, particularly how automation hides human labor, note that each vector of human...