Our 5 Favorite Startup Digest Reading List Articles From Last Week

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1. With ‘Smog Jog’ Through Beijing, Zuckerberg Stirs Debate on Air Pollution

By Paul Mozur

Digest: China Tech
Curators: Xu Tao & Edith Yeung

Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced his arrival in Beijing with a blithe message about what must have been a dizzying jog through the center of China’s capital, which has been suffering from a weeklong bout of hazardous air pollution. During the past two years, Mr. Zuckerberg has made several high-profile trips to China and has done little to stifle conjecture about his ambitions to bring Facebook to the country. Read More

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2. You’re A Computer. Can You Pass The Turing Test?

By ClickHole

Digest: Artificial Intelligence
Curators: Bjorn Larsen & Nitzan Hermon

Another hilariously deranged AI-themed ClickHole “ClickVenture” putting you in the first-person POV of the machine itself, this time as a computer battling to convince the judge of the “Turing Tournament” that you’re “the human.” Read More

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3. The Making of Playstation VR

By Matt Leone

Digest: Virtual & Augmented Reality
Curator: Martin Ahe

The inside story about how Playstation’s VR device came together. Great read about how a large company can find a way to be entrepreneurial and work together to just get it done. Little known fact: Sony has been working on their VR device in parallel to Oculus since 2010, so chances are good that we would have seen a consumer-ready VR device around this time, even without Oculus. Read More

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4. Can You Name Any Women Inventors?

By Microsoft

Digest: Women Entrepreneurship
Curators: Babs Lee & Lilibeth Gangas

This is a fun video celebrating women inventors on International Women’s Day. But more importantly, this is a reminder to us all – we, too, can inspire the next generation of ladies. It’s time for us to shine. Read More

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5. This Is What I Do Before 8 AM.

By Jon Westenberg

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

It’s a great day to practice not taking yourself so seriously. Read More

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