COWBOY B3BOP - Issue #19

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News

Here’s an interview with good ole #woke Jack Dorsey. He drops some mad gems in this one.

We all know what it's like going down the Youtube recommendation rabbithole.

The Netflix Flex - “We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO…”

I'd rather have a bucket of fried chicken than a cake for my birthday, any day.

Drop and give me $700.

Chessboxing is forreal.

The Dark Future of Advertising: "The driving force behind this is a simple but powerful point: People do things, feel things, think things, and buy things for reasons they don’t understand."

Hulu had more than 25 million subscribers at the end of 2018, good for a 47% increase from the year before.

AI-generated human faces are getting really good and Pornhub is also dealing with failing to ban 'deepfakes'.

Do the AI products and services that B2B Saas companies and consultants try to sell you really add value?

Interesting Perspective on the Future of Gaming from Frank Lantz – Director of NYU’s Game Center and Creator of Universal Paperclips

Childless Cities

OG Siri

a16z Podcast on CES 2019 & Consumer Tech Trends

According to Pew Research, 51% of Facebook users say they are not comfortable with Facebook classifying and categorizing them via the 'Ad Preferences' page.

Behind every good man, is a good woman (with 50% of his equity stake).

Facebook spent $7.3m on Mark Zuckerberg’s security last year.

Madagascar has become a business outsourcing hotspot thanks to its super-fast internet.

GQ Interview /w Frank Ocean

How to be successful by Sam Altman

It’s no surprise that streaming platforms are replacing cable TV, but did you know the price is catching up as well?


Products

Motorola RAZR - It’s coming back

WeGrow - Believe your kid can be the next Steve Jobs?

Flikshop - Social media app to connect prisoners with their families

Outdoorsy - #VanLife

Nike Adapt BB - Self-Lacing & Bluetooth

Leave Me Alone - Easily unsubscribe from spam

Loop - Waste-free shopping system with reusable packaging

Obo - A Game of Products

Timeless - AI & facial recognition to help Alzheimer patients identify people in photos; Built by 14 year old Emma Yang from Hong Kong

ReporterMate - An open source project to create an automated news reporting system

Step - Mobile banking for teens

Papers With Code - Research papers & code repo

Recharge - Rent places by the minute, literally

Castup - A service for podcast editing


Music

 

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