Web Summit: Breaking Bad stars, Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston introduce their new mezcal to a global audience

LISBON, Portugal, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

  • Speaking at Web Summit: Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston introduced their new mezcal to a worldwide audience.
  • The duo also hosted a remote Happy Hour with attendees at Web Summit. 
  • Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul joined European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer and WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at 100,000-attendee online conference Web Summit.

The Breaking Bad duo has reunited for a new adventure, which began three years after the end of the critically-acclaimed show. “We said, ‘Let’s go down to Oaxaca, Mexico, and let’s spend a week and see if we can find something that really appealed to both of us’.” – Bryan Cranston

Aaron Paul recounted the story of how they found their palenque and described the experience as ‘romantic’: “We stumbled upon this little village three hours from OaxacaSan

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Going deep: is the internet breaking our grasp on reality? The 20 November Guardian Weekly | Facebook

One of the many worrying aspects of 2020 has been a rise in online conspiracy theories, with supporters of some of the wildest – such as QAnon – even rising to elected office. Others have documented losing their loved ones down the conspiracy rabbit hole. In the first of a new Guardian series on how big tech has thrived during the pandemic, Alex Hern investigates why people are losing their grip on reality online and what Facebook, and others, are doing to stem the flow.

The spread of online disinformation may even be influencing the man still sitting in the Oval Office in his refusal to concede. More than two weeks after election day in the US, Donald Trump has continued to proclaim his “victory” on social media and to delay the transition to the incoming Biden administration. As Simon Tisdall writes, this mess doesn’t just have implications for Americans

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Breaking Barriers With Kindness

Blue is a minority family-owned tech startup focused on advancing technology for social good and combating loneliness through safe in-person interactions. Latino brother-sister duo Christen Montero (CMO) and Jose Montero (CEO), along with their father Jose Montero Sr. (CFO and COO), created Blue to encourage meaningful social networking.

I had the opportunity to interview them recently about their experience growing a tech startup. Here are some of the highlights of that interview:

Jill Griffin: Why did you create the Blue social network?

Jose Montero: Blue was an idea that came to me when I was at Riverside Community College. I noticed students weren’t really socializing, yet they were glued to their phones on social media. It made me think, is social media making us less social? And I realized that every single student around me had an online identity. They were all on Instagram,

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