Lyrak to take on X by combining the best of Twitter with fediverse integration

April 11, 2024

Threads. Mastodon. Bluesky. Substack Notes. Post. Nostr. Spoutible. There’s no shortage of X competitors in the months following the acquisition of the text-based social network formerly known as Twitter by Elon Musk. Now you can add one more startup to that lineup: Lyrak, a new X rival that aims to differentiate itself by focusing on […]

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Flipboard deepens its ties to the open source social web (aka the fediverse)

April 11, 2024

Flipboard, a Web 2.0-era social magazine app that is reinventing itself to capitalize on the renewed push towards an open social web, is deepening its ties to the fediverse — the social network of interconnected servers that includes apps like Mastodon, Pixelfed, PeerTube, and, in time, Instagram Threads, among others. On Thursday, the company announced […]

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Substack now allows podcasters to sync and distribute their episodes to Spotify

April 11, 2024

Substack announced on Thursday it’s introducing a few new features for podcasters on its platform. Most notably, the company is rolling out a Spotify integration that will allow podcasters on Substack to sync and distribute all of their free and paid episodes to Spotify’s streaming service. In addition, Substack is introducing new custom audio transcripts […]

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Humane’s $699 AI Pin is now available

April 11, 2024

Humane today announced the availability of its first product, the AI Pin. The Bay Area-based hardware startup has been kicking around since 2017, a year after cofounders Bethany Bongiorno and Imran Chaudhri left Apple. Since then, the company has been well-funded, to the tune of $230 million and focused on building standalone AI devices. AI […]

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Arc browser launches Live Folders to auto-update tabs for you

April 11, 2024

Fresh off the heels of raising $50 million at a $550 million valuation in March, the Browser Company continues to bring in more features to its Arc browser, set up to provide a genuine alternative to Chrome and other dominant players in the internet browser market. Today it is introducing a new feature called Live Folders, […]

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Scaling individual impact: Insights from an AI engineering leader

April 11, 2024
Traditionally, moving up in an organization has meant leading increasingly large teams of people, with all the business and operational duties that entails. As a leader of large teams, your contributions can become less about your own work and more about your team’s output and impact. There’s another path, though. The rapidly evolving fields of…