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Tickets for HOPE 2020 go on sale tomorrow!

Aestetix writes, "Our 13th conference is taking place next summer in a brand new location as you've probably heard. We expect it to be bigger and better than ever with lots more activities and space - all without leaving New York City! Since this is #13, we figured we'd make an initial batch of tickets ...

No one on Twitter knows what to make of this video

This is one of the more *** videos I've seen in a while. It starts with a jack-in-the-box getting tossed off a school(?) bus in New York(?) and ends with one of the greatest reveals since Nicolas Roeg's 1973 psychological thriller, Don't Look Now.

It may very well be staged because it's just too good.

The Great Escape: Months 87 + 88 Roundup

11.09.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Where we’re at: I finished recapping my fall of 2018, of which this is a huge roundup. These two months were wild ones — they were my final two months trying desperately to balance my work and travel obligations with being home as much as possibl... ...

Startups Weekly: Understanding Uber’s latest fintech play

In this week's newsletter: Fintech's banner year, subscription rental furniture and Particle's Series C. ...

Hyundai is launching BotRide, a robotaxi service in California with Pony.ai and Via

A fleet of electric, autonomous Hyundai Kona crossovers — equipped with a self-driving system from Chinese autonomous startup Pony .ai and Via’s ride-hailing platform, will start shuttling customers on public roads next week. The robotaxi service, called BotRide, will operate on public roads in Irvine, Calif., beginning November 4. This isn’t a driverless service; there ...

Autumn in Albany: Three Months of Stillness

10.24.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Where we’re at: I’m recapping the fall of 2018, wrapping up with this post about all I got up to while I was home in Albany from September through November.  Hey, friends. Those of you who follow me on social media know that my mom passed awa... ...

The Wanderland Guide to Albany, New York

10.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” — Lin Yutang I’ve been lucky to travel the world — and I’ve always felt equally lucky to have a beaut... ...

Electric moped startup Revel could expand to Texas next

Revel, the New York-based shared electric moped startup, appears to be preparing to expand into Texas, according to job listings first spotted and reported by Thinknum Alternative Data. The expansion into Texas would be Revel’s fourth market and its first west of the Mississippi River, a move that would be consistent with comments CEO and ...

Sahara Reporters founder Sowore remains detained in Nigeria

The founder of African investigative digital media site Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore remains detained in Nigeria on charges including treason, his wife Opeyemi Sowore told TechCrunch. Her husband founded Sahara Reporters to create and aggregate news content, social media tips, and self-digital reporting toward exposing corruption in Africa and his home country of Nigeria. After ...