Author: Alex Kantrowitz
Sentient or Not, Google’s LaMDA Chatbot Is Some Seriously Powerful Tech
You might soon speak with LaMDA as a friend and get it to shape your online experience.
Elon Musk Is in Better Shape Than You Think in the Twitter Saga
Elon Musk agreed to buy the social media service and now he wants to back out. Will the courts make him pay up?
The Supply Chain Is Improving. Will the Economy Follow?
Inflation surged partly thanks to a broken supply chain and skyrocketing shipping costs. Are things getting back to normal?
VC Firms Still Spending Like Drunken Sailors
2022 is on track to be the second most active year ever for venture capital investment in tech companies, despite the narrative that says otherwise.
Dall-E Paints a Picture of a New Frontier in Artificial Intelligence
The AI program can illustrate just about anything using a short text prompt, opening up new questions in the ethical AI debate.
The Metaverse Sure Feels Like an Enterprise Thing
Can a mass-market metaverse dream come true? Possibly, but the near-term value lies at work.
Twitter's Frankenstein Moment
The company has finally proven its business relevance, but at the cost of frustrated employees, an executive exodus and an unstable share price.
What Happens to Twitter After Elon Musk's Takeover Fails
Stock analysts are pessimistic, but employee discontent and the company's leadership failures are what may ultimately sink Twitter.
Elon Musk and Twitter’s Business Are on a Collision Course
Elon Musk's desire to return to the more freewheeling days of old puts him in conflict with employees and advertisers alike at Twitter.
For Facebook, It’s Metaverse or Bust
Facebook has lost billions in its pursuit of the metaverse. Will Zuckerberg make his dream a reality, or will it all go down in smoke?
Cooling Stock Market Has Tech Employees Exploring Options
Stock-based compensation is less exciting when the stock goes down. Amazon's struggles this year point to a stormy forecast for the other tech giants.
Why Congress Fails to Regulate Big Tech
Elected representatives need to give up trading stocks, says Sen. Mark Warner.
The Best Tech and Business Books of 2021
Tech reporter and contributor Alex Kantrowitz shares his picks for the top business and technology books from last year.
The Revolt Against Institutions Is 2021's Defining Story
We came to terms with the pandemic in 2020. In 2021, we responded. How successfully institutions rebuild trust will determine what's next.
Amazon Leaders Reject Policy to Push Employees Out
Leaked memo shows Amazon Music’s leadership didn’t want to go along with Amazon’s performance management plan to manage out the bottom 6% of the workforce.
Why LinkedIn Is the One Good Social Network
What the professional social network gets right and what others can learn from it.
Silicon Valley's Open Culture Comes to an End
The tech giants exported their open and transparent work cultures to the world. Now, after the Facebook leaks, the concept appears headed to its grave.
The Blowhard Curve: When to Lead Thoughts or Leave Them
Knowing when and when not to share expertise online is a crucial skill in 2021. Here's how to find yourself and your organization on the blowhard curve.