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Westworld meets OK Go meets Tony Hawk

The Mission Newsletter, 10/18/18

“It’s impossible to pump the brakes on innovation.” -Lisa Joy

SIGNAL, Day 2!

How do you psych up developers at a networking event? You combine music with software to create magic…

This afternoon, OK Go wowed the SIGNAL audience with a stellar interactive performance! OK Go will also be performing tonight at $Bash, SIGNAL’s closing party.

On top of that bound-to-be-awesome concert, $Bash will offer ten different rooms for you to explore. These include a ball pit, a room for Developers and Dragons, and ‘The Cloud.’ 😎🤓☁️

Also, joining Jeff Lawson on stage today were Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan!

“Michael Crichton was a bit of a genius… He anticipated so many things in that 92-minute movie — the good things and the bad things” -Jonathan Nolan

Check out all the Day 2 keynotes here!

Sara Varni, CMO of Twilio on Marketing and Life

Episode 75 of The Mission Daily

“People need to be thinking about how they’re going to get the right message to the right person at the right time and then how they’re going to be able to consume it. To build the ultimate customer experience you have to think about all the different channels your customers are interacting on.” -Sara Varni

Listen to the Full Episode.

Time to go ‘Office Space’ on that slow laptop you hate…

And pick up a brand new MacBook, instead.

Enter October’s Giveaway for a chance to win a 12-in MacBook and $300 Apple app store credit! The contest ends at the end of the month, so be sure to toss your name into the hat now!

Count me in!

News that Matters

Remote patient monitoring, a new mobile tech, is increasing the quality of patient care and decreasing patient admissions to hospitals.

25 years ago, America owned 95 percent of the venture capital involved in start-ups. Now it holds only half as VC-funding is starting to originate from elsewhere.

Here’s something we are all struggling with… The exercise paradox is the mind-body battle between the desire to be sedentary and the desire to constantly seek self-improvement.

Last week, the Air Force invested $2 billion on contracts for the development of rockets capable of launching national defense satellites into space.

Who needs Hulu? Or Netflix? Or Disney? Or Amazon? Or Vudu? Or Sling? WarnerMedia is hoping not you when it introduces its own direct-to-consumer streaming service.

Marvin Krislov has an idea for students and seniors alike — an Education Corps. The Education Corps would consist of retired folks volunteering at under-resourced schools to share their knowledge with the next generation.

Thanks again to our friends at Twilio for sponsoring The Mission!

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