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Chariot co-founder and CEO Ali Vahabzadeh left Ford at the beginning of February

As automakers continue to work on their strategies for the next generation of transportation, one of the biggies is making a change to its leadership structure. 49 more words

Author Brian Dear talks about the amazing PLATO computing system

Before Xerox Parc there was PLATO. This amazing computing system came to life in 1960 and by the 1970s was running a number of graphical terminals well before the rise of Xerox PARC and the Alto. 47 more words

Join me for an evening of crypto with writers Paul Vigna and Michael Casey

I’m pleased to announce that I’m going to have Paul Vigna and Michael Casey, authors of The Truth Machine, onstage with me next week at Knotel, a co-working and event space in Manhattan. 52 more words

Gaming: Hogwarts Mystery (beta test)

Current bug the developers are working on (I have contacted them and they kindly replied): no sound or music on some phones, i.e., including my phone. 638 more words

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TWiT 654: Bye, Bye Mr. Ajit Pai

News publishers violated copyright by embedding a tweet. Are video games to blame for the Florida school shooting? A drone causes a helicopter to crash. Are we seeing the end of Facebook? 88 more words

Clever Ethereum honeypot lets coins come in but won’t let them back out

An interesting new Ethereum-based honeypot has been discovered that essentially allows hackers to steal from hackers. The honeypot is detailed on Reddit. A user was hunting for examples of contracts that exhibited possible were susceptible to a “reentrancy attack.” It’s a bit complex but at its core the attack lets you concurrently request your money out of a smart contract… … 13 more words

Barnes & Noble is killing itself

I’ve been chronicling the slow demise of B&N for years now, watching the company bleed out, drop by drop, until it has become a shell of its former value. 61 more words