Facebook fares very poorly in this survey January 3, 2018 Newsletter Archive January 3, 2018 Share Facebook fares very poorly in this survey on Facebook Share Facebook fares very poorly in this survey on Twitter Share Facebook fares very poorly in this survey on LinkedIn Share Facebook fares very poorly in this survey via Email Newsletter Archive 2018 tech trends. Audio in 3D. CES startups to watch. Black mirror Hi there, In December, we asked you which company will we say was a net negative for society 10 years from now? Of the FAMGA group of companies, the answer was pretty overwhelmingly Facebook. Crystal ball We identified 15 trends that will shape tech in 2018, from cars as a subscription service to the gym-less future of fitness. Check out the full 32-page report here. A-ha! moments Jim Adler, Managing Director at Toyota AI Ventures, sat down for a fireside chat with The Washington Post’s Elizabeth Dwoskin at the CB Insights A-ha! Conference in December. Here’s some of what he had to say: Cars are social. Should there be a speed limit for autonomous cars? Don’t suffer secondhand knowledge. There comes a point when a company needs firsthand learnings, and startups are rich in learning opportunities. Read more about what Jim had to say, and check out further highlights from A-ha! here. No borders Bad data viz has now gone global. One of our amazing Swedish newsletter subscribers (who prefers to remain anonymous) sent us this data viz, which he assured us is as meaningless as it looks. Next VR frontier Spatial 3D audio tech is helping headset-wearers locate sounds beyond their field of view, making sound localization possible in virtual environments. On the lookout With CES 2018 kicking off in Vegas on Tuesday, we put together a list of the top startups to look for at the conference, from AR headset makers to humanoid robot developers. The Industry Standard CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits. HuffPost. Carlos Gutierrez Jr. (@cmgutierrezjr) looks at the tech-enabled future of real estate and cites CB Insights early-stage real estate tech research. Bloomberg. Lizette Chapman (@lizette_chapman) on Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund’s bets on Bitcoin, with a reference to CB Insights data. Tech.Co. Natasha Singer (@natashanyt) on the future of big tech in healthcare, with a reference to CB Insights heathcare funding data. I love you. Anand @asanwal P.S. Tomorrow at 1pm EST, we’re diving into the consumerization of healthcare. Tune in for the briefing.