Day: March 28, 2021

Analysis shows DoorDash has added supplemental local fees in 57 of the 68 locations that imposed caps on the size of commissions it could charge restaurants (Cyrus Farivar/NBC News)

Cyrus Farivar / NBC News:Analysis shows DoorDash has added supplemental local fees in 57 of the 68 locations that imposed caps on the size of commissions it could charge restaurants  —  OAKLAND, Calif.—For nearly a decade, Grand Lake Kitchen, across from picturesque Lake Merritt, where locals head for leisurely walks … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210328/p9#a210328p9

As Moore’s Law slows down, a look at 2D materials like graphene, which is already being used to create flexible electronics and could replace silicon in chips (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:As Moore’s Law slows down, a look at 2D materials like graphene, which is already being used to create flexible electronics and could replace silicon in chips  —  After more than a half-century of making microchips in more or less the same way, profound changes are coming  —  Silicon is …

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Q&A: Alec MacGillis, author of the book “Fulfillment”, on working conditions in Amazon warehouses, the filming of “Nomadland” inside Amazon warehouses, and more (Hirsh Chitkara/Protocol)

Hirsh Chitkara / Protocol:Q&A: Alec MacGillis, author of the book “Fulfillment”, on working conditions in Amazon warehouses, the filming of “Nomadland” inside Amazon warehouses, and more  —  “Regional inequality was making parts of the country incomprehensible to one another … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210328/p4#a210328p4

Q&A with NYT’s Kevin Roose on his new book Futureproof, how robotic process automation might replace some white-collar jobs, Microsoft Excel TikTok, and more (Nilay Patel/The Verge)

Nilay Patel / The Verge:Q&A with NYT’s Kevin Roose on his new book Futureproof, how robotic process automation might replace some white-collar jobs, Microsoft Excel TikTok, and more  —  As the editor-in-chief of The Verge, I can theoretically assign whatever I want.  However, there is one topic I have failed … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210328/p2#a210328p2