Jasmine Garsd

Jasmine Garsd appears in the following:

The American Dream: One Block Can Make All The Difference

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Is geography destiny? It goes against the core idea of the American dream, but a new online data tool says where you were born and raised actually makes a huge difference — down to the very block.


SEC Sues Elon Musk Over Tesla Tweets

Friday, September 28, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Elon Musk over statements he made on Twitter about taking Tesla private.


Instagram Founders Ditch Facebook

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger left the Instagram after clashing with parent company Facebook. Instagram is critical to Facebook's long-term growth strategy, as more people turn to other platforms.


Technology Helps Motorists Maneuver In A Natural Disaster

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

When it comes to getting help navigating a natural disaster, there's so much technology available, the options are almost overwhelming. What works?


Does Facebook Really Work? People Question Effectiveness Of Ads

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

A lawsuit says Facebook is misleading advertisers about just how effective it is. Facebook, which makes billions from ads, says it can't guarantee that all of them will reach their intended targets.


For Many In Venezuela, Social Media Is A Matter Of Life And Death

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

When it comes to social media, many Venezuelans choose to self-censor. But for others, social media can be a lifeline. One pharmacist uses Twitter to help people find scarce medicines.


What Happens When A.I. Takes The Wheel?

Thursday, September 06, 2018

In his new book Autonomy, Lawrence Burns, formerly with General Motors, argues that self-driving, electric cars are inevitable. In an interview with NPR, he addresses the now — and the future.


Facebook Use Changing Among Young Users

Thursday, September 06, 2018

A new study shows that younger Americans are changing the way they interact with Facebook.


Twitter Suspends Additional Accounts For 'Coordinated Manipulation'

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Twitter has found more bogus accounts linked to Iran and suspended 284 for participating in a "coordinated manipulation." Another 486 were taken down in the past week for violating Twitter policies.


Long Before Facebook, The KGB Spread Fake News About AIDS

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

In the 1980s, the Soviet Union and allies participated in a widespread disinformation campaign: disseminating the theory that HIV, which causes AIDS, had been manufactured by the United States.


Tesla Stock Tumbles Again, Following CEO Elon Musk's 'NYT' Interview

Friday, August 17, 2018

Tesla's stock has been dropping precipitously, following a New York Times interview, in which CEO Elon Musk described being exhausted and under immense pressure.


For Abortion Activists In Argentina, A Campaign Waged Online Faces A Disconnect

Friday, August 10, 2018

This week, Argentina's Senate rejected a bill to legalize abortion. The decision came as a letdown for feminist organizations that conducted their battle largely on social media.


Elon Musk Wants To Take Tesla Private

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Tesla's stock soared Tuesday after CEO Elon Musk said he wants to take the company private. The announcement hammered short sellers and raised questions about the company's future.


Tesla CEO Elon Musk Considering Taking Company Private

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Tesla stock soared on Tuesday after CEO Elon Musk said he's considering taking the company private. It also raised many questions about the future of the electric car company.


#Blessed: Is Everyone Happier Than You On Social Media?

Monday, August 06, 2018

If you've spent time on social media, you've seen lots of pictures of people seemingly having a better time than you. They may be smiling, but they're not necessarily happy. What are they telling us?


Solutions To Facebook's Privacy And Security Concerns Come At A Cost

Friday, August 03, 2018

After more than a year of scandals and just months ahead of the midterm elections, there's growing concern over what kind of security can be provided by a social media platform that's free for users.


Tesla's Musk Apologizes To Investors Over His Recent Behavior

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Tesla has reported that over the past three months its losses have doubled. CEO Elon Musk, who's been in hot water over his sometimes offensive rants on social media, apologized to investors.


Scooters: Sidewalk Nuisances, Or The Future Of Local Transportation?

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Electric scooters for rent are popping up in cities across America. Investors see a key role for the new way of getting from here to there. But many people find them downright annoying.


Feminism Gets A New Platform In Argentina

Thursday, July 26, 2018

An Argentinian daytime talk show, known for stoking fights among scantily clad cabaret dancers, broke format and suddenly invited nuanced conversations about feminism, sexual harassment and abortion.


Fresh Facebook Controversy: Zuckerberg Defends Rights Of Holocaust Deniers

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg is seeking to clarify remarks in which he defended the rights of Holocaust deniers to publish falsehoods on Facebook. In an interview, he attempted to explain why Facebook is reluctant to censor posts that are both untrue and offensive as long as they are not intentionally misleading.