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What Comes After The Social Media Empires

The intense political battles over Facebook and the other giant social media companies mark the end of the empire-building phase of those companies’ history. Now they’re a mid-20th-century European power, agonizing over the inevitable loss of the colonies and trying...
Your next pilot could be drone software

Your next pilot could be drone software

Would you get on a plane that didn’t have a human pilot in the cockpit? Half of air travelers surveyed in 2017 said they would not, even if the ticket was cheaper. Modern pilots do such a good job that almost any air accident is big news, such as the Southwest engine...
Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for music

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for music

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for music By Chris Johnston BBC News 17 April 2018 Related Topics Pulitzer prizes Image copyright Getty Images Rapper Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, becoming the first non-classical or jazz artist to collect the...
Is this 1921 cartoon the first ever meme?

Is this 1921 cartoon the first ever meme?

Is this 1921 cartoon the first ever meme? By BBC UGC & Social News 16 April 2018 Image copyright The Judge Is this 1921 cartoon the first recorded meme? When this comic was posted to Twitter, it caused excitement as people began to wonder if it was the first meme...

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