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Randi Zuckerberg’s podcast satirizes Silicon Valley with fairytales

Prince Charming who?Image: ben arons In Randi Zuckerberg’s world of satirical fairytales, “happily ever after” is not a guarantee. On Friday, Zuckerberg and her longtime business associate Natasha Lewin announced the launch of a silly, yet surprisingly dark, family-friendly podcast called “Once Upon a Timestamp.” The podcast features, as they describe them, “woke/depressing” and “feminist/current” re-tellings of classic fairytales, with contemporary themes like politics, gender, and the tech world.  SEE ALSO: Randi Zuckerberg: The Best Thing About Social Media Is Also the Worst For example, the first episode retells the…

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Uber eyes self-driving scooters, bikes

Your electric scooter could one day be autonomous.  Uber is working on self-driving scooters and bikes, according to 3DRobotics CEO Chris Anderson. The company announced plans to explore electric scooters and bikes that can drive themselves to charging stations and riders.  In a tweet on Saturday, Anderson revealed that the ride-hailing app is hiring engineers for “Micromobility Robotics” — a division under JUMP, Uber’s on-demand rideshare for bikes and scooters. Its main group, Uber Advance Technologies Group, will continue its work on self-driving cars.

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SF Motors Cold Weather Testing

How does an automotive startup from Silicon Valley continue winter weather development when summer hits? It goes to the Southern Hemisphere, to a beautifully remote mountainous region of New Zealand. Vehicle development for SF Motors is a year-round endeavor as they near the 2019 release of their first intelligent electric vehicle, the sporty SF5 crossover. They’ve given us an exclusive first look into the SF5’s extreme cold weather development at the rarely seen Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds (SHPG) in Wanaka, New Zealand.  Gearheads, this is a bucket list location. During…

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Mark Zuckerberg needs to put on a damn tie

Zuckerberg in his classic uniform. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)Image: Getty Images for Vanity Fair Let’s just say it: Mark Zuckerberg dresses horribly, and he should be ashamed every time he appears in public. Here is a man in charge of the world’s most important social network — one that probably ended American democracy as we knew it! — and thanks to a general acceptance of his limp-ass techno-bro privilege, he gets away with wearing the same ugly T-shirt and jeans whenever he steps outside. It’s a…

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