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Tesla Motors hiring engineer for autonomous driving push

Tesla Motors has an interesting job description on its website: "Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Controls Engineer." The full-time job, based in Palo Alto, seeks an engineer responsible for "developing vehicle-level decision-making and lateral and longitudinal control strategies for Tesla's effort Read More →

Quoted: Bryan Goldberg of Bleacher Report fame on the valley, women and Bustle

"New Yorkers have too much reverence for their institutions. A young banker absolutely worships Goldman Sachs. A young journalist is in complete awe of Condé Nast. In Silicon Valley, growing up, your parents approve of you saying, 'Oh, I could Read More →

Off topic: clothing evolution, weapons and music, Ivy League cocktails, tough love from moms

Neanderthal wear — now that's vintage clothing. Making music from weapons seized from Mexican drug cartels. Cheers to the Harvard Cooler and other Ivy League cocktails. Say this in your best Darth Vader voice: Read More →

Apple won’t offer iOS update for recently sold iPod touch model

Apple isn't offering a version of the new software for the fourth-generation version of the iPod touch, which Apple sold until May. Read More →

Michael Arrington’s Disrupt NSA crusade ends with mixed results

So Michael Arrington's NSA inquisition at TechCrunch Disrupt has wrapped up and we really don't know any more than we did before it started. But that's not the point. The point is that for days, Arrington kept the topic front Read More →

Quoted: Evan Williams on news, Medium and our ‘most base desires’

"News in general doesn’t matter most of the time, and most people would be far better off if they spent their time consuming less news and more ideas that have more lasting import. There’s an audience for ideas and stories Read More →

Carlos Watson unveils new-media startup, Ozy – backed by Laurene Powell Jobs

Carlos Watson first made his name in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur, then parlayed the ensuing celebrity into television gigs on CNBC, CNN and MSNBC. Read More →

Off topic: Book addiction; sports and eating; happy Bhutan’s shrink; evolution of bluefin tuna, and bicycles

How the bluefin tuna, which was previously used for dog and cat food, became a prized delicacy. Signs of book addiction; some symptoms can be used interchangeably with sports addiction. Speaking of sports, I'll see if Read More →

Facebook shows new video format – ads to come?

Facebook is trying out a new way of showing video, and it may be a hint of commercials to come. The social network announced this week that it’s starting to test a new way of showing videos that have Read More →

Google execs’ jet fuel deal draws scrutiny

New questions are being raised about an unusual arrangement that permitted Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to use a NASA airfield in Mountain View as a base for their private aircraft, after the Wall Street Journal Read More →
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