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Why Elon Musk Became Twitter’s Largest Shareholder

By now you most certainly have heard that Elon Musk becoming the largest shareholder in Twitter and has earned himself a spot on their board. What and why did this happen and what can we expect next?

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Meta Loses $230 billion – the Biggest Company Loss in Its History

It was not a good week for Facebook. It’s too early to count them out.

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Interesting

The Town That Facebook Built

How Facebook’s headquarters went from a Harvard dorm room to a vast campus and what does that mean for the future of community development?

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Robotics

The Most Realistic Humanoid Robot Yet

The robots of science-fiction are getting closer to science fact every day.

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AI Ethics Startups

Kevin Systrom on Instagram

Kevin Systrom is the co-founder and former CEO of Instagram and he sits down with Lex Fridman, Time stamps: 0:00 – Introduction 0:22 – Origin of Instagram 42:29 – New social networks 1:01:34 – Selling Instagram to Facebook 1:24:36 – Features 1:28:42 – Facebook 2:05:24 – Whistleblower 2:16:43 – Machine learning 2:26:41 – Advice for […]

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Science

Scientists Reverse Blindness with CRISPR Technology

CRISPR Gene editing therapy is used for the first time in living humans with amazing results. Time stamps: 0:00 Introduction 0:53 What is CRISPR? 2:05 How Does CRISPR work? 3:18 The Experiment 5:30 The Results 9:31 Shortcomings 10:34 The Future 12:00 Caution 13:02 Conclusions

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Networking

Why Was Facebook Down for Five Hours?

Facebook was down for five hours last week. What happened and what do DNS and BGP have to do with it? Time stamps: 0:00 DNS 7:13 Caching DNS 10:34 Hop-by-hop routing 14:07 Default-free routing 18:28 Peering 19:50 BGP 26:08 The outage

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Why Did Facebook Fail?

Just what was it that took Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp offline on 4th October 2021? – Dr Steve Bagley investigates.

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Apple

How Apple Tried to Make the iPhone in 1993

People today assume that every product Apple makes (or ever made) was an outstanding success. That wasn’t always the case. A prime example of this was the Apple Newton, which serves as a cautionary tale for not commercializing a technology before its time.

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