“The attention economy” is shaping everything about contemporary life, according to Google’s former design ethicist, Tristan Harris. That economy has brought us Donald Trump by bankrupting our intelligence and exploiting our “lower level vulnerabilities”. Read More
Fintech startup Revolut just raised a ton of money. But grabbing $66 million from respected VC firms wasn’t enough (£50 million). For the second time, Revolut asked its user base to invest in the startup. Revolut was looking for $5.3 million on Seedrs (£4 million), but 40,000 customers said that they were interested in the […]
The history of console gaming is littered with high-profile flops, middling also-rans and vaporware never-weres. In fact, the stories of console failures are perhaps even more compelling than the tales of those companies that crossed the finish line. So join us as we celebrate some of the most colorful and fascinating console failures of the […]
In Havana, where data trickles in via overloaded, government-controlled networks—if at all—the people have taken matters into their own hands.
He told them it was juice, and his family claims they coerced him into drinking it. View Entire Post ›