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You may not be aware that the rough consensus in the tech community is that Cambridge Analytica were almost certainly bullshit artists. Oh, don’t get me wrong, what they tried to do, and/or claimed to do, was super shady and amoral and would have been ruinous to reasonable informed democracy …

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Gillmor Gang: The Great Divide

//delivery.vidible.tv/jsonp/pid=56df4e9de4b0c9c31d626c18/vid=5ac0014e9f2511747e993b21/564f313b67b6231408bc51ee.js The Gillmor Gang — Frank Radice, Keith Teare, Denis Pombriant, Esteban Kolsky, and Steve Gillmor . Recorded live Saturday, March 31, 2018. @stevegillmor, @ekolsky, @DenisPombriant, @fradice, @kteare Produced and directed by Tina Chase Gillmor @tinagillmor Liner Notes Live chat stream The Gillmor Gang on Facebook

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In 2019, the ISS will have a private research module

In 2019, the ISS will have a private research module

Airbus and the European Space Agency signed an agreement under which the aircraft company will invest 40 million euros in the development of the Bartolomeo research platform, and ESA will deliver the finished module to orbit and dock it with the ISS. The platform is intended for commercial use, therefore all …

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Microsoft will create a block-based identification system

Microsoft will create a block-based identification system

The technological giant from Redmond is keeping pace with the times, planning in the near future to use the block to create decentralized identifiers that can be a reliable means of authenticity verification. Their development specialists Microsoft intend to apply in the field of personal data management people, making their personal …

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A gentle critique of the new Coinbase index fund

Bitwise Investments raises $4M to launch its crypto index fund

Coinbase recently announced they are launching an index fund. Long term, this is very good for the industry and the Coinbase Index fund is a great first step. There are concerns, however, and before launching Coinbase should address some of the minor mistakes and major flaws noted below. Investment index …

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