Weekly#313

  • Scientists use CRISPR to make stem cells invisible to immune system
  • Cedars-Sinai puts Amazon Alexa in patient rooms as part of a pilot program
  • Walmart acquires Israel’s Aspectiva, which analyses UGC to recommend products to shoppers
  • Chart: How the definition of “journalist” is changing
  • Altimeter’s Top Digital Trends for 2019
  • How Disney Built Star Wars, in real life
  • Zūm, a ridesharing service for kids, raises $40 million
  • ClassDojo, an app to help teachers and parents communicate better, raises $35M
  • Tesla closing retail stores in shift to online-only sales strategy
  • Google Translate is a manifestation of Wittgenstein’s theory of language
  • An Ingenious Injection Can Create Infrared Vision
  • SpaceX and NASA to Test Launch Crew Dragon, a New Ride to Orbit