Home / admin

admin

Facebook to hire 3000 more moderators to curb violent videos, offers psychological support to workers – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Facebook to hire 3000 more moderators to curb violent videos, offers psychological support to workersSilicon Valley Business JournalEvery person reviewing Facebook flagged content is offered psychological support and wellness resources, whether the employee is in-house or contracted by an outside firm, a company spokesperson told the Silicon Valley Business Journal …

Read More »

When Sherlock Holmes Met Silicon Valley

If you’ve been lucky enough to watch any of the four seasons of Sherlock, PBS’s 21st century take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous sleuth, you may have noticed some story elements that take the saga well beyond razor-sharp deductive reasoning, a villain named Moriarty, a pistol-packing sidekick, a deerstalker cap, …

Read More »

Intel’s new Silicon Valley Autonomous Driving Garage is primed for partnerships

Intel just launched a new Autonomous Driving Garage facility in San Jose, at a facility that used to house Altera, the company it acquired in 2015. The autonomous tech development facility is actually one of four garages Intel maintains globally, including one in Arizona, one in Portland, and one in …

Read More »

AltSchool is a new kind of school created by Silicon Valley

Melia Robinson A new kind of school crafted by the minds and wallets of Silicon Valley influencers is going through a growth spurt. AltSchool, an educational software developer and network of “micro-schools” with locations in California and New York, has raised $40 million in a new round of funding, according …

Read More »

Silicon Valley aims to engineer a universal basic income solution

An overly simplistic, technocratic solution to a problem that may never arise? Or an instance of the tech industry acting to head off the adverse effects its innovations may have on society? Silicon Valley has taken the concept of universal basic income (UBI) to heart. While the idea of using …

Read More »

Zume Pizza reveals what it’s like making a cameo on ‘Silicon Valley’

HBO/”Silicon Valley” and Skye Gould/Business Insider Part of the brilliance of HBO’s sitcom “Silicon Valley” is that leans on real-life people and events to show the silliness inherent in the tech industry. Some of its gags are so nuanced, they’re easy to miss. On the second episode of season four, …

Read More »

In Response To President Donald Trump, Silicon Valley Creates ‘Tech Pledge’ – Forbes

Forbes In Response To President Donald Trump, Silicon Valley Creates ‘Tech Pledge’ForbesA small working group of entrepreneurs with deep Silicon Valley roots is about to ask every major tech company a simple question: Are you with us? “The Tech Pledge,” as it’s called now, is a list of core values …

Read More »

Skip Silicon Valley. These five cities will make your money last

Steer clear of San Francisco if you want to rake in the big bucks and still pocket most of your hard-earned cash. An analysis by Paysa, a company that compiles career and pay data, found the best cities for tech employees based on salary and earnings versus the cost of …

Read More »

Juicero debacle shows what’s wrong with Silicon Valley thinking, says Christine Emba | Their View

Juice — yes, the beverage — has experienced a renaissance of late: Juice bars. Juice cleanses. Juices for enlightenment, juices for energy, juices that might just cure cancer. But efforts to capitalize on the juice craze have only served to illustrate what’s wrong with Silicon Valley thinking. Into the thirsty …

Read More »

‘Silicon Valley’ as absurdly funny as ever

“Silicon Valley” has returned for season four with a few surgical alterations, and, two episodes in, they’re working beautifully. Creators Mike Judge, John Altschuler, and Dave Krinsky have found a way to keep their five strongly established characters in play without resorting to that bane of TV — redoing earlier …

Read More »