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Drowned at The Rat: A Press Pass Mystery by April Anderton

The bass players dead and no ones talking.

When the bass player of a local punk group turns up dead at the infamous night club known as The Rat, it looks like a clear-cut case of band envy. Boston reporter, Ali Loukas, isn’t so sure. Something smells off and with the help of her boyfriend and homicide detective, Ryan McGuire, Ali sets out to sniff out the real killer . . . or killers.

Its 1997 and The Rat is slowly dying. Underground violence and cutthroat competition have become the norm, but Vinny G.s death threatens to close the curtains. Can Ali help find the killer and save the club or will she end up six feet under?

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The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality Hardcover – February 19, The dramatic, larger-than-life true story behind the founding of Oculus, its quest for virtual reality, and its founder's contentious battle for political.
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Harris was also able to secure thousands of emails that are cited in throughout the book, which helps to fill in many gaps of knowledge between the collaboration between Valve and Facebook as well as how the open source ecosystem cultivation of Oculus was slowed shifted towards strategies of platform ownership pushed by the leadership of Facebook. Harris was able to craft a super dramatic human story of innovation and risk that starts with a dream of virtual reality and slowly evolves into a full-blown start-up team, and eventually a unicorn acquisition that catalyzes the next phase of an entire spatial computing revolution. Harris chose to obfuscate the precise sourcing of information in order to build trust for engaging with employees within a publicly traded company. But with all of that said, there are aspects of this story that would have been impossible to tell had Harris tried to preserve the complexity of every nuanced disagreement, especially when Facebook allegedly deliberately tried to spread misinformation through Harris. This eventually came to a head about a year after Luckey was fired when Facebook ultimately cut off access to Harris in the spring of Harris alleges that Luckey was compelled to sign a non-disclosure and non-disparagement agreement with Facebook as part of his departure.

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Perhaps one day my adult self might zip back through the decades for a quick visit to Whitefish Bay High. Future Dan could tell me how to handle my angry girlfriend and which college I would eventually decide on, and that I should enjoy my full head of hair while I still could. But when Emma Nelson, a high school junior, goes online for the first time, she discovers she can view her own Facebook profile, circa social-media-saturated The message Future Josh delivers to his teenage self is a welcome one: In he somehow ends up married to the hottest girl in school. From the status updates she posts, Future Emma seems unhappily married and professionally unfulfilled. His trip was only supposed to last one day. I feel hopeless.

Responding to growing user concerns about privacy and growing scrutiny from American and European regulators of privacy practices, Mark Zuckerberg , the founder and chief executive of Facebook. Never mind all the people who doubt whether a more connected world necessarily translates into a better, more trusting world. There are plenty of Facebook users who simply question its commitment to letting them easily control their own information. Some claim, for example, that because of Facebook, young people today have a harder time cheating on their boyfriends or girlfriends. They also say that more transparency should make for a more tolerant society in which people eventually accept that everybody sometimes does bad or embarrassing things. Kirkpatrick — who for many years was the senior editor for Internet and technology at Fortune magazine — was encouraged by Mr. Zuckerberg to write this book and was granted extensive access to him and his associates.

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