Where Facebook is hiring. Q3'17 InsurTech. Robotic companions.
No Venn diagram for you
We get a lot of emails in response to the newsletter.
And a lot of people who pay us a grand total of zero $ ask for lots of stuff.
For this reason, I appreciated this especially self-aware and honest email.
We analyzed 2,000+ open job listings at Facebook by department and keywords. The analysis revealed the Menlo Park, California-based social media giant is rapidly increasing headcount to strengthen its specialized product and product innovation teams, including hiring aggressively for Oculus.
Out of this world
Sometimes you see an infographic and think:
How high was the person who made this?
Also, if you look at this, you realize that if the world economy was the solar system, India would be a black hole.
Private tech investment by (re)insurers amounted to 85 deals through Q3’17, and is on pace to reach a new annual high.
Man’s best robot friend
Robotic pets with fluffy coats and lifelike eyes are finding a market as elder care companions. One study found that therapy treatments with a robotic seal led to reduced medication use, better sleep, and other health improvements in patients with dementia — showing the potential for robotic pets to provide long-term clinical value.