Google’s been spending a pretty penny on politics, as it turns out. Meanwhile, CEOs and Silicon Valley leaders are championing the idea of regulating Facebook use. The European tech ecosystem is constantly changing. Find out how to prepare for the AI revolution and more in this issue of our newsletter.
Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, shared his opinion that Facebook and other social media use should be heavily regulated, due to its addictive and harmful nature. He’s not the only one to think so, as “[a] string of Silicon Valley heads have spoken out in recent months about their fear that social media could be more psychologically damaging than anyone expected.” Read more
Mattias Ljungman writes about his impressions of the Paris startup renaissance and how it helped him understand the development process of tech ecosystems. With major tech hubs springing up all over the place and having a major impact on the world market, Ljungman’s observations are worth at least a moment’s consideration. Read more
It’s no surprise that Google has both the reason and the means to influence politics, but the technology Giant is breaking its own records. Spending Over $18 million on lobbying in 2017 will sure have left an impact. Read more
Want a really cool story? Here’s a written account of remote work by Natalia from my team – she works 8 hours a day while travelling across the world. She also finds the time to blog! The places she’s been to over the past few months? Sevilla, Malaga, Granada, and Madrid. Read more
There are more apps and SaaS tools out there than anyone could possibly use, and trying to find the right ones for you can be a great way to waste valuable time. Instead of throwing your hands up in frustration, though, take a look at this list of actually helpful resources. Read more
A “moment” is a short experience that’s enough to shake people up a little bit, make them more creative, motivate them, and otherwise positively influence their personal and professional lives. Find out how to create and use such “moments” for your team. Read more