Have you heard about Silicon Valley’s unpaid research and development department? It’s called the EU.
Who should you thank for Facebook’s Libra?
• “One of the UK’s leading privacy researchers”
• University College London
• The DECODE project
And, if you’re an EU citizen who pays their taxes,
Surprised? Don’t be.
You, yes you. Stand still ladie!
@aral imagine if the EU had the proper legal conditions to build successful tech companies
@aral (btw, what you're proposing with not-for-profits is actually the same as a for-profit company that isn't capable of requesting money from VCs... sounds like that should be what we're going for, since not-for-profits have more legal restrictions)
@aral but also Nesta, Waag, Nexa, City of Amsterdam and Barcelona, dyne, Thoughtworks, Thingful, Pilab, eurecat and cnrs.
I'm really interested on what do you think about this article by nymtech:
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