This 22-Year-Old CEO Wants To Help Make Self-Driving Cars Affordable

Austin Russell’s startup, Luminar, is aiming to get high-res lidar laser scanners cheap enough to enable self-driving subcompacts. (Read on Fast Company.)

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Amazon Prime Monthly Streaming Guide

Amazon_Cover_LeadThe best TV shows and movies coming to Amazon this month, on Tom’s Guide.

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Hulu Monthly Streaming Guide

Hulu_Cover_Lead_2The best new shows and movies this month on Hulu.

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A New Point-and-Click Revolution Brings AI To The Masses


Like web programming a decade ago, artificial intelligence is building simplified tools for non-experts, which could result in new jobs. (Read on Fast Company.)

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Silicon Valley Tries To Turn Its Newfound Political Awareness Into Action

Dex Torricke-BartonShocked by November’s election, some tech workers are discovering politics and engaging with social causes well outside their bubble. (Read on Fast Company.)

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Disqus Grapples With Hosting Toxic Comments On Breitbart And Extreme-Right Sites

disqusThe dominant online community software provider sets a high threshold for dropping sites—even extreme ones—for offensive comments. (Read on Fast Company)

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The Sleep Science Behind Fitbit’s New Alta HR Fitness Tracker

3068342-inline-inline-i-3-3068342innovation-agentsthe-sleep-science-behind-fitbits-new-trackerUsing a heart-rate monitor, Fitbit will gauge how deeply you sleep. Can the resulting data help you get more out of your slumber? (Read on Fast Company.)

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Canon Crop Factor: How the Camera Model Affects Your Lenses

canon-cropCanon’s top cameras use a sensor about the size of a 35mm film frame in old cameras. However, most of Canon’s DSLRs use a smaller sensor, with the jargony name Canon APS-C. The lens’ sensor size determines how images look. (Read more on Tom’s Guide.)

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Nikon Crop Factor: The Difference Between FX and DX Cameras

Nikon-cropOne of the first things you’ll encounter when buying a Nikon DSLR or Nikkor lens is the distinction between FX and DX models. In short: FX-format gear costs more, tends to deliver higher quality images and captures wider-angle photos. (Read more on Tom’s Guide)

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Shopify, Breitbart, And The B2B Boycotts That Are Dragging Brands Into Politics

3068315-poster-p-1-shopify-breitbart-and-the-bizarre-era-of-b2b-boycottsConsumers can’t do business with Shopify directly. But they can target the companies that do—and support employees who want to quit. (Read on Fast Company.)

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