Alphabet's High Speed Internet Project Taara
Episode 331 - November 14, 2020
- Sequential Video Storytelling
- Biden/Harris Transition Website
- Spotify Acquires Megaphone
- VR Furries Invade Four Seasons Landscaping
- Gmail Embeds Tweets
- MmHmm Emerges From Beta
- YouTube Cancels Rewind
- Customizable Oreos
- Ticketmaster's Safe Fans App
- Fascism's Law Firms
- Support For Pot Legalization
More than three billion people still don’t have Internet access. Now Alphabet Moonshot’s Project Taara is testing a new approach. Like fiber, but without the cables, Taara uses light to transmit information at super high speeds through the air as a very narrow, invisible beam.
Sequential Video Storytelling
Spotify Gets A Megaphone
VR Furries Troll Trump
Gmail Embeds Tweets
It appears Gmail now embeds tweets when it sees a tweet URL.
MmHmm Goes Live
MmHmm for iOs comes out of Beta today. Testers get 3 free months. Windows version to come.
Coronavirus Concert Tickets
In an exclusive, Billboard reported that Ticketmaster plans a post-pandemic fan safety protocol that makes fans verify Covid vaccine or negative test status in a 24 to 72 hour window. The company says that’s not how it works. What could do wrong?!
A Biglaw firm's reputation is a valuable, and fragile, thing.
NEW:@ProjectLincoln is launching a TV and social media campaign targeting @JonesDay for any role it plays in enabling Trump's efforts to overturn the election, I'm told.— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) November 10, 2020
Jones Day clients will also be targets, @TheRickWilson tells me. New details here:https://t.co/ugh4Rhqr5u
The town of Takikawa, Japan, has installed robot wolves to scare away bears, which have become an increased nuisance and danger to humans nearby. City officials say there have been no bear encounters since purchasing and installing the two robots 🐺 pic.twitter.com/oBYcIM3QO7— NowThis (@nowthisnews) November 12, 2020