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Book: Bad Blood

In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup “unicorn” promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes’s worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn’t work. [more inside]
posted by Homo neanderthalensis on Mar 27, 2019 - 9 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Retrospect  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 17

This week on Star Trek: Afterschool Special: false memory syndrome--threat or menace? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Oct 23, 2017 - 13 comments

Star Trek: Voyager: Threshold  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 15

Adult Mutant Starfleet Salamanders, Adult Mutant Starfleet Salamanders, Adult Mutant Starfleet Salamanders, heroes on the Threshold! (Amphibian power!) [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 17, 2017 - 28 comments

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