Liz Gannes

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Tempo Smart Calendar Maker Raises $10M

Tempo AI, the SRI spinoff that makes the artificial-intelligence-driven Tempo Smart Calendar app for iPhone, has raised $10 million led by Relay Ventures and Sierra Ventures, on top of a previously undisclosed $2.5 million seed round. “Right now, externally it may seem that Tempo’s just a calendar, but we think the calendar is a proxy for an assistant,” said Tempo CEO Raj Singh.

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work