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Google announced new features for its Pixel line of Android phones, AT&T; confirmed to the Verge that its HBO Max streaming service will not count against AT&T; Mobile’s traditional data caps or the soft data caps on unlimited plans, and Samsung ...
Time to Listen June 1, 2020
We take a day off to hear from black contributors to DTNS and its wider circle.
Time to Listen June 1, 2020
We take a day off to hear from black contributors to DTNS and its wider circle.
A New York Times piece by Taylor Lorenz examines the phenomenon of the TikTok cult. Rabid followers of seemingly innocuous TikTok creators. What can influencers expect from these fan bases are how are they different from ones that rise-up from Instagra...
A New York Times piece by Taylor Lorenz examines the phenomenon of the TikTok cult. Rabid followers of seemingly innocuous TikTok creators. What can influencers expect from these fan bases are how are they different from ones that rise-up from Instagra...
After Twitter afixed a fact-check label on a tweet from Donald Trump the US president has threatened to sign an executive order removing safe harbor provisions from social media platforms. What does this mean and what will it do to social media outlets...
After Twitter afixed a fact-check label on a tweet from Donald Trump the US president has threatened to sign an executive order removing safe harbor provisions from social media platforms. What does this mean and what will it do to social media outlets...
In a sneak peek at an upcoming podcast series, Tom Merritt explains what Safe Harbor is and specifically US Section 230 of the CDA.
In a sneak peek at an upcoming podcast series, Tom Merritt explains what Safe Harbor is and specifically US Section 230 of the CDA.
As Twitter tries to navigate a highly-charged political landscape, what things are they trying to do to insure tweets from World Leaders are filled with misleading or false information? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Jo...
As Twitter tries to navigate a highly-charged political landscape, what things are they trying to do to insure tweets from World Leaders are filled with misleading or false information? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Jo...
The social media service, Cameo, lets you buy short custom videos from celebrities. Is this tipping point for the "passion economy" and what will people request from their celebrities? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger C...
The social media service, Cameo, lets you buy short custom videos from celebrities. Is this tipping point for the "passion economy" and what will people request from their celebrities? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger C...
Sony sets the release and price of its Xperia 1 II flagship phone, Unc0ver releases an iOS jailbreak for the current version of iOS, and the latest firmware for Texas Instrument graphic calculators ends support for assembly and C programs.
Sony sets the release and price of its Xperia 1 II flagship phone, Unc0ver releases an iOS jailbreak for the current version of iOS, and the latest firmware for Texas Instrument graphic calculators ends support for assembly and C programs.
Pac-GAN - DTNS 3788 May 22, 2020
An Nvidia created A.I. has replicated the game Pac-Man using a machine learning framework called generative adversarial networks. Why is this achievement notable and what will be learned from it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Len P...
Pac-GAN - DTNS 3788 May 22, 2020
An Nvidia created A.I. has replicated the game Pac-Man using a machine learning framework called generative adversarial networks. Why is this achievement notable and what will be learned from it? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Len P...
Netflix is rolling out a feature to automatically un-subscribe users from their service if it hasn't had activity for a year. Is this Netflix responding to consumer subscription fatigue or a clever marketing ploy? Starring Tom Merritt,...
Netflix is rolling out a feature to automatically un-subscribe users from their service if it hasn't had activity for a year. Is this Netflix responding to consumer subscription fatigue or a clever marketing ploy? Starring Tom Merritt,...
In an opinion piece in Wired noted futurist Ray Kurzweil has advocated for more AI assistance in vaccine research. What's behind his advocacy and can AI really speed up vaccine development? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger ...