Day: April 7, 2020

Quibi, Zoom, and Peloton all are battling video streaming throughout the pandemic
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Quibi, Zoom, and Peloton all are battling video streaming throughout the pandemic

Today is Tuesday. Yesterday was Monday. It has gotten confusing. My colleague Chaim Gartenberg made a Twitter account that can help. Otherwise, if you live in Cleveland, just watch your local news. The biggest news yesterday was Quibi’s launch. We have a full slate of coverage, from the stake setting to the CEO profile to…

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Loss of life Stranding and Zelda offer the readability of rock climbing without the exhaustion
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Loss of life Stranding and Zelda offer the readability of rock climbing without the exhaustion

I didn’t lose my breath until I started to make my way back down. Everything at the top was peaceful, if not a little anticlimactic. It was off-season, so there were no tents set up. The only thing elevated above the barren plain was a hulking, misshapen rock, bearing a weather-beaten banner with worn writing…

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The coronavirus is forcing tech giants to influence a unhealthy bet on AI
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The coronavirus is forcing tech giants to influence a unhealthy bet on AI

Today, let’s talk about some of the front-line workers at Facebook and Google working on the pandemic: the content moderators who keep the site running day in and day out. Like most stories about content moderators, it’s a tale about difficult tradeoffs. And actions taken over the past few days by Facebook and YouTube will…

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