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08.20.16 in Internet
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How Hyperloop One
went off the rails

Sarah McBride,
Bloomberg

The folks at Hyperloop One are one group trying to make Elon Musk's seemingly crazy idea of a levitating pod transportation system a reality. That task hasn't been without its fair share of issues, including infighting and employee lawsuits. What the heck happened? Well, Bloomberg takes a look at the company's inner workings to provide some context for the recent headlines.

Who's afraid of tablet tech?
Kevin Clark, The Ringer

The NFL made the switch to Microsoft Surface tablets for playbooks and in-game imagery already, but as you might expect not everyone is thrilled with the changes. Some coaches and players want to do things the old fashioned way.

'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore:' an appreciation
Inkoo Kang, MTV

A number of eulogies for Larry Wilmore's show hit the internet this week, but I particularly enjoyed MTV's look back at the end of #tonightly.

The internet's safe harbor just got a little less safe
Klint Finley, Wired

Now that Cox has to pay up for the copyright infringement of its users, other companies might start policing the content that's posted using their services.

How Sam Phillips invented the sound of rock and roll
Matt Blitz, Popular Mechanics

Some of the all-time greats recorded at Sun Studio and one man was behind the controls to engineer the sounds that would become iconic.

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