right, and the problem is the people who are willing to engage in such a battle are a self-selecting group of people. the final product we see on the site, ends up being largely contributed by that group of willing fighters, and less those that have the most domain expertise.
why? shouldn't the steward of the data be neutral and leave it to third party groups the ones to analyze the data and give opinions?
I don't think the following two comparisons are too much of a stretch: I wouldn't want wikipedia editors to give their opinions on encyclopedic pages and I wouldn't want a financial exchange to give trading tips.
The existence of the Chilling Effects database itself was originally a form of protest. Unfortunately an ineffective form of protest, but nevertheless the connotations were exactly the point.
This release reads like the board has been taken over by RIAA. As if the issuance of DMCA notices is a normal and expected course of business. Well today it is, but back in 2001 it was viewed as having a chilling effect on the vitality of the Internet, which it did and we are rapidly forgetting what freedom of thought and freedom of expression means. It's a shame.
the discount varies by investment round. common shares for early stage companies come with a huge discount. or perhaps it is clearer to say that preferred shares come with a huge premium primarily because the liquidation preference (LP) is so valuable at that stage). preferred shares in later rounds have a much lower premium, because investors don't value the LP as much.
they have an index of the web intended to mimic google's index which they use it to provide reports to marketers. with their service, a search engine optimizer can answer questions such as.: how many incoming links does this url have?
We provide a public facing API that can answer lot's of questions about URLs, FQDNs, and root domains. The example you gave is one of them. We calculate a large number of statistics about every URL, FQDN, and root domain that we know about on the web.
We also calculate MozRank which is our version of Google's PageRank as well as some in house higher level metrics like PageAuthority and DomainAuthority which are machine learning models derived from all of the other metrics we compute.
it seems to me that the model X still needs much more to become a self-driving taxi/rental (such as lidar or other sensors etc). if so, why would tesla include such complex features on the consumer version of the vehicle?
one answer might be that tesla intends to be able to upgrade _these_ model Xs to become self-driving taxis. maybe buyers of the vehicle would be given the option to rent it out for taxi services to generate revenue from their vehicles.