Khanoisseur 🐶🤦🏻‍♂️🌎 @Khanoisseur Nonpartisan fact-checks + analysis of news (+ 🐶 pics). *Turn notifications on* (Podcast coming). Stuff for @Google @Twitter @Uber @Facebook @Tesla May. 09, 2019 1 min read

One out of every 11,600 persons in San Francisco is a billionaire (highest per capita); further proof that software (and mathematics behind it) is not only eating the world but is increasingly the key to becoming incredibly wealthy incredibly quickly.  https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/5/9/18537122/billionaire-study-wealthx-san-francisco 

2. If you have technical chops and want to be a billionaire, move to San Francisco, New York or Dubai (though all cities in this list are hungry for technical skills). Hollywood cannot survive without tech - computer folks made Avengers Endgame the highest box-office grosser.

3. Will Silicon Valley wipe out Tinseltown (Hollywood)? Could high paid actors be replaced by AI/CGI versions created by high paid software engineers (I joked a few years ago that agents who rep star programmers in Hollywood will be a burgeoning new industry)?

4. As layoffs mount at digital publishers and traditional newspaper chains, we are already seeing big will disruptions in the news industry - roughly a third of the content produced by Bloomberg News, for example, uses some form of automated technology.


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