Inside the dystopian vision of the IAB’s new AR and VR advertising formats – Digital Content Next

You’re half-way through a gaming session and the world is breaking apart around you as you run from attacking aliens. Firing as you go, you turn a corner and suddenly your view is filled with the sight of a brand new sedan. You see a cute dog at your local coffee shop. When you lean […]

Someone Is Trying to Discredit the Story of Peter Thiel’s Interest in Young Blood

Peter Thiel at TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, 2011. Photo credit: Getty Images. When Inc. magazine’s Jeff Bercovici reported last August that billionaire Trump-supporter Peter Thiel had repeatedly expressed interest in the idea of harvesting the blood of young people to maintain his own youth, it left an indelible mark on Thiel’s public persona, as […]

Valley of the dolts | The Outline

In February 2012, after Facebook announced what was in time to become the largest IPO in the history of internet firms, The Economist put a parody of Mark Zuckerberg’s profile page on its cover. Next to an insipid, beaming profile picture of the young CEO, there was a status update: “VENI VIDI VICI!!! Am I […]

Uber Embraces Major Reforms as Travis Kalanick, the C.E.O., Steps Away – The New York Times

close story-meta Photo Travis Kalanick, Uber’s chief executive, has been under pressure for his aggressive management style. Credit Wang Zhao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — In Uber’s continuing attempt to repair its reputation over a series of scandals stemming from its bad-boy culture, its co-founder Travis Kalanick said he would take a leave […]