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Michael Lewis’s new podcast explores inequality via the coaching boom

The bestselling author returns with season two of his ‘Against the Rules’ podcast, shifting focus from the decline of referees in society to the proliferation of coaches. Since his first book was published back in 1989, Michael Lewis has been famous for explaining complex concepts and... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-05-05 06:00:31 UTC ]
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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Whistleblower’ and ‘Uncanny Valley’ offer a chilling look at life in Silicon Valley

Two new memoirs reveal harassment, discrimination and intimidation, among other abuses, at large tech companies. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 17:47:51 UTC ]
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J.D. Vance has launched a VC fund named after a Tolkien artifact and backed by Peter Thiel.

As Bloomberg reports, J. D. Vance, bestselling author of Hillbilly Elegy, Yale graduate, and venture capitalist has teamed up with Peter Thiel, Eric Schmidt, and Marc Andreessen of Silicon Valley to establish a venture capital firm in Ohio called Narya Capital. If “Narya” sounds familiar to you,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-10 20:12:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestselling author #lit hub #silicon valley #marc andreessen #eric schmidt #venture capitalist #hillbilly elegy #bloomberg reports #peter thiel


A Tech Insider Stylishly Chronicles Her Industry’s ‘Uncanny Valley’

Anna Wiener’s memoir captures the dreams, delusions and general absurdity of Silicon Valley in indelible detail. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:08 UTC ]
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WPP returns to growth and Facebook News offers publishers ‘free money’: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-25 10:25:54 UTC ]
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Silicon Valley is a popular target for writers. How does Daniel Handler’s ‘Bottle Grove’ hold up?

The latest novel from the man behind Lemony Snicket is a satire that’s missing some key ingredients. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 13:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 8, 2019

This week: a swampy urban legend, plus Silicon Valley and the remaking of America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Google broke down barriers to broadcast media — even for mass killers

The killing of 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, was engineered to be viewed and shared on the world’s largest technology platforms, taking full advantage of Silicon Valley’s laissez-faire approach to content moderation. It began with a racist manifesto uploaded to the... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-16 00:05:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Google broke down barriers to broadcast media — even for mass killers

The killing of 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, was engineered to be viewed and shared on the world’s largest technology platforms, taking full advantage of Silicon Valley’s laissez-faire approach to content moderation. It began with a racist manifesto uploaded to the... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-16 00:05:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #content moderation #laissez-faire approach #silicon valley #mass killers #google broke


Ambitious breakup of Amazon, Facebook and Google is proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pledged Friday to take aim at Amazon, Facebook and Google if she is elected president in 2020, breaking apart each of the big tech companies and introducing sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. The proposal marks the most ambitious and aggressive effort... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-08 20:40:00 UTC ]
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Ambitious breakup of Amazon, Facebook and Google is proposed by Elizabeth Warren

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pledged Friday to take aim at Amazon, Facebook and Google if she is elected president in 2020, breaking apart each of the big tech companies and introducing sweeping new regulation of Silicon Valley. The proposal marks the most ambitious and aggressive effort... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-08 20:40:00 UTC ]
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Salesforce's Marc Benioff is buying Time magazine, boosting his influence

Marc Benioff, the billionaire co-founder of software maker Salesforce.com Inc., is making a play to project his influence far beyond Silicon Valley with the purchase of Time magazine. The 53-year-old entrepreneur and his wife, Lynne, agreed to pay $190 million in cash to Meredith Corp. for the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Noted keynote speakers set for Bend Venture Conference

The Bend Venture Conference is back this fall and will feature a keynote from "Bloomberg Technology" anchor and executive producer Emily Chang. The conference is slated for Oct. 18 and Oct. 19 in downtown Bend. Chang authored the book “Brotopia,” which was released in February and chronicles... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotify Taps CNE President Dawn Ostroff as Chief Content Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_81446" align="alignright" width="150"] Dawn Ostroff[/caption] Condé Nast Entertainment’s Dawn Ostroff is leaving her post as president and is heading to Spotify to take on the role of chief content officer. In her new position, Ostroff will lead Spotify’s content... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #growth strategy #michael cahill #lou ferrara #silicon valley #tech ethics #covering automation #tech reporter #economist covering #tim mahedy


Spotify Taps Condé Nast’s Dawn Ostroff as Chief Content Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_81446" align="alignright" width="150"] Dawn Ostroff[/caption] Condé Nast Entertainment’s Dawn Ostroff is leaving her post as president and is heading to Spotify to take on the role of chief content officer. In her new position, Ostroff will lead Spotify’s content... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #michael cahill #lou ferrara #silicon valley #tech ethics #covering automation #tech reporter #economist covering #tim mahedy


Google to sweeten publisher deals as tech woos media

Google is offering publishers more generous terms as part of a new subscriber tool, currying favor with the news industry at a time when Facebook is sending mixed signals to newspapers and magazines.Publishers will keep 85 percent to 95 percent of revenue when readers first buy subscriptions via... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Giant advertiser Unilever threatens to pull its ads from Facebook and Google over 'toxic content'

One of the world's largest advertisers is threatening to pull its ads from social sites such as Facebook and YouTube if the tech companies don't do more to minimize divisive content on their platforms. Unilever's chief marketing officer, Keith Weed, will call on Silicon Valley on Monday to better... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch Wants Facebook to Pay Publishers a Fee for ‘Trusted’ News Content

News Corp. executive chairman and 21st Century Fox executive co-chairman Rupert Murdoch is taking on Silicon Valley. The media mogul released a statement today noting that if Facebook is going to revamp its news feed to ensure it's publishing the most legitimate, "trusted" news content on its... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch to Facebook, Google: Pay for news

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch — the executive chairman of News Corporation, and the big boss at Fox News, the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal — has a message to Silicon Valley's social media giants: Pay up. Murdoch's specific targets Monday were Facebook and Alphabet's Google, two... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #selling advertising #significantly changed #silicon valley #york post #executive chairman #fox news #news corporation #rupert murdoch