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The ability to live stream sports has been around for years. Today you can easily go to the website of a television network like ESPN or NBC, sign in with your cable subscription, and stream sports on your computer.1 Last week’s Thursday Night Football game, however, was different. It was on Twitter—and you didn’t even need an account to watch.
Last October, Artsy teamed up with auction house Sotheby’s for a digital art sale. To bid on a Richard Prince piece replicating an Instagram selfie, estimated to be worth between $100,000 and $150,000, you didn’t have to turn up in a blazer or heels, champagne flute in hand, discretely raising an auction paddle.
For tech luminary Elon Musk, there’s little doubt that we are living a simulated reality. In fact, at this year’s Code Conference, he said there’s about a “one in a billion” chance of us not living in a simulation. He’s not alone in thinking so. Elizabeth Spiers, a veteran of the publishing world and the founding editor of Gawker, announced a new venture on July 1 that will wo ...
It’s copycat week on the internet. After Instagram copied Snapchat’s key feature on Tuesday, Google pulled a Facebook and introduced a feature that will increasingly keep content within its closed walls. And its huge news. Yesterday, Google announced that it is expanding its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project to all mobile search results.