Day: June 12, 2020

Just the important bits from last night’s big PS5 reveal

A new console launch is always cause for excitement, even in the midst of a pandemic. Enter Sony with its big PS5 unveiling, imaginatively titled ‘PS5: The Future of Gaming Show’, which teased more than it satisfied, but gave us a good opportunity to see what the next generation of games will look like. Assuming you haven’t already skipped to the good stuff, let’s get to it.

What did I miss?

Sony mainly used the event as an extended sizzle reel for the eclectic collection of exclusives coming to the console, though it wasn’t clear which would launch with the

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This startup is working to bring full anonymity to the internet

Canadian developer Dave Hrycyszyn was recruited to Facebook’s Libra team but left after just one month and later joined the privacy startup Nym

Brandon Jourdan

Dave Hrycyszyn had never used Facebook, until Facebook hired him. “At Facebook, your office login is your Facebook account,” says Hrycyszyn. “I’m probably one of the very few people who ever had to create a Facebook account in order to work at Facebook.”

Hrycyszyn, a Canadian coder expert in computer security, had joined the social media behemoth in February 2019 alongside several other members of the team of Chainspace, the London-based startup he had co-founded

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