Feb 7, 2017

02/07/17: How to figure out if that conversation went well

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You've likely heard of the big companies — like Facebook and Netflix — that are pushing back against the president's immigration ban. But Trump's new policy is affecting startups, too. The CEO of FundersClub, a company that brings together investors and startups, joined us to talk about how tech workers are reacting to his order. Next, we'll take a look at a system from MIT researchers that can teach an algorithm to recognize whether a conversation was successful. Finally, we'll look at Vizio's $2.2 million fine from the Federal Trade Commission over installing software on millions of TVs without consumers' consent.

You’ve likely heard of the big companies — like Facebook and Netflix — that are pushing back against the president’s immigration ban. But Trump’s new policy is affecting startups, too. The CEO of FundersClub, a company that brings together investors and startups, joined us to talk about how tech workers are reacting to his order. Next, we’ll take a look at a system from MIT researchers that can teach an algorithm to recognize whether a conversation was successful. Finally, we’ll look at Vizio’s $2.2 million fine from the Federal Trade Commission over installing software on millions of TVs without consumers’ consent.

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