The 2018 Code Conference concluded yesterday with our inaugural Code University, a series of talks on science, business and how to be a better leader. Attendees heard from Ben Thompson of Stratechery, directors from The Second City improv school and Carbon Robotics’ CEO on the future of robots. And they learned how to take a moonshot.
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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off Monday, June 4. Don’t expect any major new gadgets; this year, the company is expected to debut a “less is more” look at how we use tech. “Apple engineers have been working on an initiative dubbed Digital Health, a series of tools to help users monitor how much time they spend on their devices and inside of certain applications,” Bloomberg reports.
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American teens are spending more time than ever online. Some 45 percent of them say they are online “almost constantly,” according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. What are they doing with that time? Mostly using Snapchat and YouTube.
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