The Project Veritas Twitter Videos Show the Conservative Backlash Against Moderation

Conservative activist James O’Keefe has returned. In a series of illicitly filmed videos with current and former Twitter employees, the right-wing provocateur claims to have exposed partisan bias at the social network. The offensive may have been inevitable. While O’Keefe’s Project Veritas has mostly focused on the media and liberal institutions, recent moves by platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to more aggressively moderate user … Continue reading The Project Veritas Twitter Videos Show the Conservative Backlash Against Moderation

helping students discover code with The Hidden Genius Project

Coding is evolving and influencing how we think about all industries, including fashion, music and art.  But even as CS becomes more important across a wide variety of fields, millions of Black, Hispanic and female youth aren’t unlocking its benefits. One reason behind a lack of representation is perception; according to our research with Gallup, students are five times more likely to take an interest … Continue reading helping students discover code with The Hidden Genius Project

The Pixel 2 XL drama is undermining Google’s entire Pixel project

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Twenty days ago, when Google revealed its 2017 Pixel phones, the talk was all about the “panda” Pixel 2 XL, the one with a white aluminum back and black glass window at the top. The larger of Google’s new Android flagships was shaping up to be an instantly iconic device with its own nickname and cult following. The … Continue reading The Pixel 2 XL drama is undermining Google’s entire Pixel project

Musk thinks big and one of his project is an outpost on Mars | Editorials

Elon Musk didn’t become a billionaire by thinking small. For nearly a decade, the Silicon Valley pioneer and futurist has put much of his considerable resources behind SpaceX, a reusable rocket program that has already played a key role in resupplying the International Space Station. But Musk’s ambitions go far beyond picking up the slack NASA left behind when it ceded the commercial end of … Continue reading Musk thinks big and one of his project is an outpost on Mars | Editorials

New Nintendo Switch games boost as Xbox One cross-play project is revealed | Gaming | Entertainment

New Nintendo Switch games are in development which will benefit from cross-play with other gaming devices. While some hardware creators like Sony have ruled out PS4 gamers playing with Switch and Xbox owners, the same rule doesn’t apply for everyone else. We already know that Rocket League will benefit from the feature and there’s some big reasons behind why it’s such a help to the … Continue reading New Nintendo Switch games boost as Xbox One cross-play project is revealed | Gaming | Entertainment