The Wall Street Journal just published an article about me and Bridgewater that is filled with intentional factual errors. It is one of those classic cases of false and distorted media that I described in several LinkedIn articles (you can read them...
Ryan Mac 🙃This is so unhinged, but also so awesome. If only every thin-skinned billionaire took to Linkedin to post their whining thoughtfluencer takes.
Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel did not come up with the idea to covertly fund lawsuits against Gawker Media. That credit belongs to an Oxford-educated man whom Thiel's inner circle calls “Mr. A.”
Clearview AI has built a database of billions of photos that it says can reveal just about anyone's true identity. But there are troubling questions about its past.
Ryan Mac 🙃Clearview AI claims it was integral in solving an Aug. 19 case of suspected terrorism in a NY subway. The NYPD says that it is not true.
We took a look at some of the dubious claims from the facial recognition company as it sells its product to cops.
Ryan Mac 🙃Why does this all matter? Clearview is pitching hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the nation. It claims to be working with 600 already. Those cops will decide to buy this tech partly on Clearview's claims.
But can those claims be trusted?
Facebook’s communications operation has begun to feel like its completely broken down over the past few days.
Ryan Mac 🙃Feels like @ranjanxroy is on to something when he compares being at Facebook to being in finance in 2009 and the inability of FB's comms team to shake off the bad will the company developed over the last 4 years.
Facebook Inc will no longer feed user phone numbers provided to it for two-facto...
Ryan Mac 🙃Pretty incredible that Facebook does something it knows it shouldn't have been doing in the first place (using 2FA phone numbers to power its people you may know tool), gets rid of it, and then frames it as the result of its new privacy first overhaul.
BuzzFeed News has obtained a memo in which an ICE whistleblower says two immigrants got preventable surgeries and two were given the wrong drugs. Four died — one after getting "grossly negligent" care.
Ryan Mac 🙃.@Haleaziz got his hands on a stunning ICE whistleblower report that details what are believed to be four preventable migrant deaths in US custody
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Ryan Mac 🙃Looks like Mike Cagney, the SoFi founder who oversaw a work culture of sexual misconduct, raised $103 million for his new company. Tech investors talk a big game about improving the culture in the valley, but continue to reward the same bad actors.