Emerging Tech

Three words: Robot. Talent. Agency.

Boston Dynamics’ Spot robots is an entertainment superstar. Don’t believe me? Check out its various appearances on YouTube and you’ll quickly change your mind. A Spot launch video from last year gained 6.5 million views. A video of Spot dancing to Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” racked up almost 6.8 million. A video of one Spot […]

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Beautiful, bougie and all the other words Americans still can’t spell, state by state

Google released its list of most searched words by state in 2019. Herman Wong General assignment editor focusing on breaking news and audience growth May 24 Around the time 12-year-old Ananya Vinay of Fresno, Calif., triumphed with “m-a-r-o-c-a-i-n,” the people in her home state struggled with “b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l.” The following year, when 14-year old Karthik Nemmani […]

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Mark Zuckerberg wrote 1,000 words defending Facebook, but the most interesting thing about it was where he published it

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearingChip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has written a column for the Wall Street Journal defending his company. The op-ed piece’s location is arguably the most interesting thing about it. It indicates Facebook wants to reassure […]