Minds aims to decentralize the social network

Decentralization is the buzzword du jour. Everything – from our currencies to our databases – are supposed to exist, immutably, in this strange new world. And Bill Ottman wants to...

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Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem?

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Don’t break big tech, fix it

Chris is the Senior Policy Fellow for Technology at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and previously served as a General Manager at Uber. Yiu has also held senior...

Does Ready Player One reveal the future of VR?

Maggie Lane is a writer and producer of virtual reality experiences and covers the industry for various publications. It was barely minutes after the Ready Player One premiere, and texts...

Wondery wants to become Hollywood’s podcast dream factory

When Hernan Lopez, the former chief executive of Fox International, started the podcast network Wondery roughly two years ago with a seed investment from his former bosses at Fox...

The end of oversharing

The early 2000s were the era of user-generated content. Companies like Associated Content and Shareasale rewarded content producers richly – one friend of mine made...

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I used to build bombs in my basement. My friend, a guy who...

Kik raises nearly $100M in highest profile ICO to date

The highest profile ICOs from a consumer internet company to date has come to a close after messaging app Kik raised nearly $100 million from its...

A typical day for researchers on Google’s Brain Team

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The 10 Runway Trends You’ll Be Wearing This Year

Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week's edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense...