Innovation Monitor: El Salvador’s crypto experiment

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Welcome to this week’s Innovation Monitor.

El Salvador’s grand bitcoin experiment started in one of its sleepy surfing village called El Zonte, where in 2019 a team of volunteers began transforming the economy to run on…


DataDownload: The “dark magic of the internet” that brought Facebook down A weekly summary of all things Media, Data, Emerging Tech View this email in your browser

Last week we gathered — and happily lots of you attended! For those of you who missed the Summit, we’ll have videos to…


OCT 6: Keynote Laura Edelson to discuss misinfo on Facebook Reserve your free tix to Summit 2021! View this email in your browser

Last chance to reserve your tickets to NYC Media Lab’s Summit 2021: Future Imperfect! The two-day conference will be fully virtual from Oct 6–7. And we’re kicking…


DataDownload: Epic Games wants to fix a broken internet A weekly summary of all things Media, Data, Emerging Tech View this email in your browser

Tick-tock. You can hear the sound almost everywhere you go. Change is in the air, and it’s exhilarating.

Epic Games is making a…


Innovation Monitor: The business of TikTok

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This week we consider advertising and revenue on social media platforms, through the lens of one of its newest players. In five short years, TikTok has reached over 1 billion…


DataDownload: How Lil Nas X mastered the art of attention A weekly summary of all things Media, Data, Emerging Tech View this email in your browser

You know — fall is a great season. Busy, forward-thinking, even pumpkin lattes (if you’re into such things).

In today’s Data Download…


Innovation Monitor: iOS and the push to privacy

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The mainstreaming of privacy in the digital sphere is fast approaching. Amongst the major players, Apple is leading the charge with a number of digital infrastructural changes. Changes…


And our Summit 2021 Keynotes are… NYU’s Laura Edelson & OpenAI’s Greg Brockman! View this email in your browser

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DataDownload: The Facebook Files, a WSJ investigative dive A weekly summary of all things Media, Data, Emerging Tech View this email in your browser

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Three important things this week: 1) Facebook 2) The Summit, and 3) We’re hiring!

First, Facebook. The WSJ Facebook…


Innovation Monitor: Innovation on your face — a new wave of Smart Glasses

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News about Facebook is seemingly everywhere these days. We recently covered the importance of open research and the work of NYU researchers Laura…

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