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In venture capital, it’s still the age of the unicorn
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Howie Xu Contributor Share on Twitter Howie Xu is the vice president of artificial intelligence and machine learning at Zscaler. He previously co-founded TrustPath and served as an entrepreneur in residence at Greylock. This month marks the 5-year anniversary of Aileen Lee’s landmark article, “Welcome To The Unicorn Club”. At the time, the piece defined […]

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Travel startups are taking off
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The second wave of Internet-era travel companies has captured the attention of venture capitalists. In the last five years, travel companies have raised more than $1 billion in venture capital funding. That includes short-term rental startups, travel and tourism apps, marketplaces for “experiences” and other travel or hospitality tech platforms. Airbnb, a $38 billion company […]

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Doctor Strange director shares photos of home burned in Woolsey Fire     – CNET
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Scott Derrickson thanks California firefighters for saving the rest of his neighborhood.

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Veteran mocked by Pete Davidson on SNL mocks the comedian back     – CNET
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Texas Congressman-elect and Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw got in some good jabs, but made peace with the comic.

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Rocket Lab nails first big launch in bid to follow Elon Musk success     – CNET
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After months of delays, the startup space company sends an Electron rocket carrying six satellites into orbit from New Zealand.

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How Nature Defies Math in Keeping Ecosystems Stable
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Paradoxically, the abundance of tight interactions among living species usually leads to disasters in ecological models. New analyses hint at how nature seemingly defies the math. Veronique Greenwood, writing for Quantamagazine: Behind the beautiful facade of a rainforest, a savanna or a placid lake is a world teeming with contests and partnerships. Species are competing […]

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When No One Retires
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More and more Americans want to work longer — or have to, given that many aren’t saving adequately for retirement. From a report: Before our eyes, the world is undergoing a massive demographic transformation. In many countries, the population is getting old. Very old. Globally, the number of people age 60 and over is projected […]

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Some good came out of 2018: Astronomy photos
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While we’re big fans of images of the very small, as brought to us by the Nikon Microscopy Competition, we also admire the really big. And each year, that comes courtesy of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s winners were recently announced and have gone on display a the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, […]

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Elon Musk on double-decker freeways, permitting, and building sewers
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Segments of The Boring Company’s boring machine, called Godot. (credit: The Boring Company) Tesla, SpaceX, and Boring Company CEO Elon Musk is good at finding alternative markets for his products. He did this with the lithium-ion batteries he was building and sourcing for his Model S, X, and eventually Model 3 cars: by developing a […]

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