‘Plugspreading’ is an Abomination

Mark Serrels, writing for CNET: A man [on a train], a human man as he lives and breathes, has put his bag, his stupid goddamn bag on the seat. He thinks his bag is more important than your buttcheeks. Than your tired legs. He is undermining your right to rest those legs, to plank those weary buttcheeks on a seat. This train is busy. He is a bad person. He…

July 4, 2018
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Baidu announces it’s partnering with Mobileye on its Project Apollo autonomous driving project, which now has over 115 partners (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

July 4, 2018

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Baidu announces it’s partnering with Mobileye on its Project Apollo autonomous driving project, which now has over 115 partners  —  Chinese tech behemoth Baidu is ramping up production of its self-driving car platform.  Today at the 2018 Baidu Create developer conference in Beijing … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Baidu announces it’s partnering with Mobileye on its Project Apollo autonomous driving project, which now has over 115 partners (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

July 4, 2018

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Baidu announces it’s partnering with Mobileye on its Project Apollo autonomous driving project, which now has over 115 partners  —  Chinese tech behemoth Baidu is ramping up production of its self-driving car platform.  Today at the 2018 Baidu Create developer conference in Beijing … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Baidu announces it’s partnering with Mobileye on its Project Apollo autonomous driving project, which now has over 115 partners (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

July 4, 2018

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat: Baidu announces it’s partnering with Mobileye on its Project Apollo autonomous driving project, which now has over 115 partners  —  Chinese tech behemoth Baidu is ramping up production of its self-driving car platform.  Today at the 2018 Baidu Create developer conference in Beijing … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Uber says it will resume operations in Finland, following a year-long hiatus, after a new transportation law came into effect this week (Natalia Drozdiak/Bloomberg)

July 4, 2018

Natalia Drozdiak / Bloomberg: Uber says it will resume operations in Finland, following a year-long hiatus, after a new transportation law came into effect this week  —  – Ride-hailing company suspended operations there last year  — New CEO seeks to repair relations with local regulators Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Uber says it will resume operations in Finland, following a year-long hiatus, after a new transportation law came into effect this week (Natalia Drozdiak/Bloomberg)

July 4, 2018

Natalia Drozdiak / Bloomberg: Uber says it will resume operations in Finland, following a year-long hiatus, after a new transportation law came into effect this week  —  – Ride-hailing company suspended operations there last year  — New CEO seeks to repair relations with local regulators Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Uber says it will resume operations in Finland, following a year-long hiatus, after a new transportation law came into effect this week (Natalia Drozdiak/Bloomberg)

July 4, 2018

Natalia Drozdiak / Bloomberg: Uber says it will resume operations in Finland, following a year-long hiatus, after a new transportation law came into effect this week  —  – Ride-hailing company suspended operations there last year  — New CEO seeks to repair relations with local regulators Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Is Facebook a Publisher? In Public it Says No, But in Court it Says Yes

From a report: Facebook has long had the same public response when questioned about its disruption of the news industry: it is a tech platform, not a publisher or a media company. But in a small courtroom in California’s Redwood City on Monday, attorneys for the social media company presented a different message from the one executives have made to Congress, in interviews and in speeches: Facebook, they repeatedly argued,…

July 4, 2018
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