DeepMind learns to be aggressive as it gets smarter. Verizon reintroduces unlimited data. Leo reviews the Samsung Chromebook Plus. Amazon releases a Skype competitor called Chime. Space X will launch over 4,000 satellites to cover the world in broadband internet. Google Fiber is back. Bill Gates is the nicest man on Earth.
- Jeff's Number: 120 Million children's lives saved
- Stacey's Thing: Pew report on Algorithms
- Leo's Tool: Keybase Chat
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- Caavo’s $400 set-top box unites Amazon, Apple, and everything else into one TV interface
- Google Fiber 2.0 targets the city where it will stage its comeback, as AT&T Fiber prepares to go nuclear
- Google Fiber has a new boss and is losing hundreds of employees
- AT&T lights up gigabit fiber in five new metro areas
- Google's AI Has Learned to Become “Highly Aggressive” in Stressful Situations
- YouTube cancels PewDiePie's original series following Nazi controversy
- This very distressed purple bird is derailing conversations across Facebook
- Space X plans to cover the whole earth with wireless gigabit internet per user with reduced internet latency
- Samsung Chromebook Plus is now available in the US for $449, Pro in April for $549
- Verizon offers unlimited data and won’t throttle video (unlike T-Mobile)
- T-Mobile responds to Verizon by improving its own unlimited data plan
- Amazon Chime goes after WebEx, Skype for Business and more
- Pew report on Algorithms
- Lots of good #s in Gates Letter
- Introducing Keybase Chat
- America's spies anonymously took down Michael Flynn. That is deeply worrying.
- House Republicans want an investigation into EPA officials using encrypted chat apps
- Russia reportedly wants to extradite Snowden as a ‘gift’ to Trump