Trevor Noah is leaving ‘The Daily Show’

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2022-10-01 07:30:19
In a video statement shared on Twitter Thursday, Noah said that after seven years as host of the Comedy Central satirical news program, his “time is up.” “It’s been absolutely amazing. It’s something that I never expected,” Noah said of his experience hosting the show. ...

Apple Responds to Video Testing Crash Detection Feature With Junkyard Vehicles

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2022-10-01 07:30:13
The Wall Street Journal's Joanna Stern recently traveled to Michigan to test Apple's new crash detection feature on the iPhone 14 and Apple Watch Ultra. In response, Apple provided some additional information about how the feature works. Stern recruited Michael Barabe to crash his demolition derby...

The Down 80 Percent Club

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2022-10-01 07:30:11
The world has turned upside down, or right side up, depending on your perspective. Everything that worked during the pandemic is unraveling on the other side of it. Nose bleed valuations are getting knee clubbed by a combination of high inflation and rising interest rates. These darlings of 2020 are...

A study of lights at night suggests dictators lie about economic growth

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2022-10-01 07:00:36
B enito Mussolini was a tyrant, but at least he made the trains run on time. Or so the story goes. Dictators are often seen as ruthless but effective. Official GDP figures support this view. Since 2002 average reported economic growth in autocracies has been twice as fast as in democracies. But in ...

JFK derails Doctor Who, plus the drama that was too terrifying to show: 100 years of the BBC, part five

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2022-10-01 07:00:35
The Pythons fly, Doctor Who stumbles, Match of the Day shows a game of one half, The War Game is pulled – and was Dad’s Army a metaphor for military impotence during the cold war? The BBC launches four TV long-runners and four radio stations still in the schedules today, sees the appeal of polic...

A few reminders to myself (keep going, listen only to the market, it's okay to quit and pivot, ...) – Jakob Greenfeld – Experiments in Permissionless Entrepreneurship

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2022-10-01 07:00:33
The main reason for their slow start is that they started with a completely different product. In the beginning the team was building a user testing marketplace, which no one cared about. Then they tried building a SaaS tool companies could use to get direct feedback from their own users. Companies ...

Someone smarter than I collected tens of thousands of dollars in pandemic unemployment benefits in my name; what next?

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2022-10-01 07:00:32
I got a letter from the Department of Revenue back in Maskachusetts. They were upset that I failed to report $12,600 in coronapanic unemployment benefits received in 2020. As I had not filed for unemployment nor received $12,600, this came as a shock. The claim did not start until mid-October 2020 s...

Breaking a myth: Data shows you don’t actually need a co-founder

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2022-10-01 07:00:32
We are often told that starting a startup on your own is madness. There are thousands of articles out there that tell you that, as well as why you need a co-founder. Probably solid advice, but data from thousands of startups in CrunchBase shows a different side of the story. More than half of st...

IARPA Kicks off Research Into Linguistic Fingerprint Technology

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2022-10-01 07:00:30
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Software, Not Hardware, Will Drive Quantum and Neuromorphic Computing

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2022-10-01 07:00:26
In emerging computing fields like quantum computing and neuromorphic computing, hardware usually grabs the lion’s share of attention. You can see the systems and the chips that drive them, talk about qubits and computing that simulates how the human brain works, sort through the speeds and feeds, ...