Archive for “August, 2018”

Twitter Truth Ombudsman? Future Forward #0041

Gene Says Twitter Needs a Truth Ombudsman. Giuliani Say’s Truth is over. Magic Leap gets Luke Warm Reception. And We Travel To Burning Man… All this week on Future Forward.

Rundown;

Future Forward. Episode #0041 8/20/18

2:30pm

What is truth? Can it still exists?

Rudy Giuliani says ‘truth isn’t truth’
https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/19/politics/rudy-giuliani-truth-isnt-truth/index.html

Preet Bharara Bashes Rudy Giuliani: ‘Doesn’t Remember What The Truth Is’
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/preet-bharara-rudy-giuliani-bill-maher_us_5b77c1d6e4b05906b413d957

Twitter CEO commits to fixing the platform’s ‘toxic’ content problem, but gives no timetable
https://money.cnn.com/2018/08/19/media/twitter-jack-dorsey-reliable-sources/index.html

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Denies Shadowbanning Conservatives – But Says Company Is “Left-Leaning”
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Denies Shadowbanning Conservatives – But Says Company Is “Left-Leaning”

What’s up with Magic Leap / VR with Money To Burn?

The Magic Leap One mixed reality headset is shipping today for $2,295
https://www.theverge.com/2018/8/8/17661758/magic-leap-one-mixed-reality-spatial-computing-headset-price-shipping-release-date

Magic Leap One Developer Review – An Ambitious Headset with Untapped Potential

Magic Leap One Developer Review – An Ambitious Headset with Untapped Potential

Magic Leap Is Now David Versus Apple’s Goliath, & Microsoft Goes Hollywood
https://next.reality.news/news/market-reality-magic-leap-is-now-david-versus-apples-goliath-microsoft-goes-hollywood-0186584/

Website
https://www.magicleap.com/

Let’s talk about Burning Man, ok?

Building Burning Man looks way more fun than attending
https://www.fastcompany.com/90218632/building-burning-man-looks-way-more-fun-than-attending

MisinfoCon, Future of Sex, and Me Too. #0040

Today: The web fights back on Fake News – but can it be stopped or even slowed down? We’ll take you to MisinfoCon – the front lines on the battle to fight back.
Then – The future Sex, what has online porn meant to a new generation?
And The Me Too Movement and tech – women make a stand. This is Future Forward, I’m Steve Rosenbaum and I’m Gene DeRose – Let’s Launch.

Rundown:

MisInfoCon in Washington:

FIGHTING INFORMATION DISORDER

Fighting Information Disorder

FBI Task Force Sharing Information About Online Trolls
https://www.voanews.com/a/fbi-task-force-sharing-information-about-online-trolls/4516728.html

Why Is The Right Dominating Web Video?
MediaPost
https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/322927/why-is-the-right-dominating-web-video.html

Teens and Sex:

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

The scary effects of pornography: how the 21st century’s acute addiction is rewiring our brains
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/scary-effects-pornography-21st-centurys-accute-addiction-rewiring/

When Children Say They’re Tran
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/07/when-a-child-says-shes-trans/561749/

TECH AND #METOO MOVMENT

500 Startups surveys the early wreckage of a sexual harassment scandal
https://www.recode.net/2017/8/2/16081510/500-startups-dave-mcclure-sexual-harassment-impact-demo-day

Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment
https://nyti.ms/2usF1td?smid=nytcore-ios-share

Powerful VC Says Sexual-Harassment Problem Is Just ‘Perceived As a Reality’
http://nymag.com/selectall/2017/07/vinod-khosla-downplays-vc-sexual-harassment-problem.html