Check

Monday, October 22, 2018

The Next Tech Talent Shortage: Quantum Computing Researchers


By some estimates, only 1,000 or so researchers can claim to understand the technology. Finding more could become a national security issue.
The New York Times
By CADE METZ from NYT Technology https://nyti.ms/2CXE9oG

Saturday, October 20, 2018

How To Withdraw Earnings In Jazz Cash From Pivot


Republicans Find a Facebook Workaround: Their Own Apps


Conservative political apps deliver curated partisan messages, free from the strictures and content guidelines imposed by Silicon Valley giants.
The New York Times
By NATASHA SINGER and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE from NYT Technology https://nyti.ms/2PK3AwK

How the Blockchain Could Break Big Tech’s Hold on A.I.


Several start-ups hope to use the technology introduced by Bitcoin to give broader access to the data and algorithms behind artificial intelligence.
The New York Times
By NATHANIEL POPPER from NYT Technology https://nyti.ms/2CVt1ZC

Facebook Ads From Unknown Backer Take Aim at Brexit Plan


The anonymous group’s campaign highlights Facebook’s continuing trouble with political advertising.
The New York Times
By ADAM SATARIANO from NYT Technology https://nyti.ms/2AjoT3a

Disinformation Spreads on WhatsApp Ahead of Brazilian Election


Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is trying to prove it can curb the spread of false news. But the app’s design makes it difficult.
The New York Times
By MIKE ISAAC and KEVIN ROOSE from NYT Technology https://nyti.ms/2PIE3nT

Friday, October 19, 2018

In Liberal San Francisco, Tech Leaders Brawl Over Tax Proposal to Aid Homeless


Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Marc Benioff of Salesforce, among others, are sparring over a Nov. 6 ballot initiative that would impose new corporate taxes.
The New York Times
By KATE CONGER from NYT Technology https://nyti.ms/2NPSeWk

The Next Tech Talent Shortage: Quantum Computing Researchers

By some estimates, only 1,000 or so researchers can claim to understand the technology. Finding more could become a national security issue...