Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, published a 5,800 word article (12 pages if typed out) on the future of Facebook. Basically, he wants to go beyond simply connecting everyone and build communities that are supportive, safe, informed, civically engaged, and inclusive. It’s a lofty goal that’s still a little fuzzy. Functionally, it means you’ll see less sensationalized (ie. fake) news on the site. The rest of the stories are below, including a really cool one about future telescopes.
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This is a PSA for anyone in the dating scene. If you have an Android phone, iPhone dates look down on you. If you have a cracked screen, your date looks down on you. If you have a cracked Android phone… good luck with that.
She’s Just Not That Into You…re Cracked Android Screen
The Hubble telescope has outlived it’s 15 year life by 12 years! But it’s time to replace it. It’s replacement is called James Webb, and it’s a beast of a satellite. It’s mirror is 5 TIMES bigger and will be able to see 16 TIMES further. It’ll also float 1.5 million miles away from earth and orbit the sun. But wait! There’s more! 4 more satellites and in the works to give us an even better look at space. It’s pretty amazing.
The Telescopes of the Future, and What We Will See Through Them
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, published a 5,800 work article (12 pages if typed out) on the future of Facebook. Basically, he wants to go beyond simply connecting everyone and build communities that are supportive, safe, informed, civically engaged, and inclusive. It’s a lofty goal that’s still a little fuzzy. Functionally, it means you’ll see less sensationalized (ie. fake) news on the site.
Facebook Needs A Better Mission Statement
Mark Liked The Fourth Estate
Mark Zuckerberg’s theory of human history
Facebook might have it’s eyes on big goals, but Wikipedia seems to be on the way out. This is one story of a frustrated contributor, and she’s not the only one. It seems that Wikipedia was a great solution in the pre-AI age, but will quickly be replaced by machines that don’t act lazy or let their authority get to them.
Watching Wikipedia’s extinction event from a distance
T-Mobile continues to put pressure on the wireless industry. This week Verizon, and all the other major carriers, launched their own unlimited data plans. If you’re consider an unlimited plan, Verizon’s doesn’t look too bad.
Verizon Introduces An Unlimited Data Plan
T-Mobile Ups The Ante
Why Now For Verizon?
This story is awesome. An IBM master inventor was working on Watson. He’s son asked why he could talk to it. Naturally, the father decided to make it possible. Now you can ask Havyn, to help with your security needs. Innovate is cool.
Tony Stark Has Jarvis. And Now IBM Has Havyn
Apparently Snap is changing the way people communicate the same way Bell’s telephone did. Apparently. I personally don’t get it. Another writer tried to figure out how Snap could become a $100 billion company. In short: they need to beat Facebook in the race to AR.
Evan Spiegel Compares Snapchat To Bell’s Telephone
How Snap Gets To Are are $100 Billion