Artifact co-founder Mike Krieger is coming to the Code Conference


Artifact is toying with AI to create one of the most inventive news apps around.

Artifact co-founder Mike Krieger.

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Artifact co-founder and CTO Mike Krieger will be onstage at the Code Conference this month, where he’ll discuss his new AI-infused news app in an interview with Platformer founder Casey Newton.

The new company from Krieger and Kevin Systrom, the two founders of Instagram, is trying to build a different and more helpful kind of news app by leaning on AI. It tries to surface interesting articles based on your reading habits, can rewrite headlines to make them more useful, and is increasingly filling up with social features to put a wider variety of content in front of readers.

The event that brings together the most influential voices in tech is back for 2023. Code returns with new hosts at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel September 26th–27th. Apply to attend here or grab a virtual ticket.

Just this week, Artifact launched a new feature called Links that recommends any type of content that users feed into it, from recipes to design mockups to old Steve Jobs memos. It comes with a following feed so you can follow along with link influencers, too.

Krieger joins a host of other tech and business leaders who’ll be onstage at Code, including X CEO Linda Yaccarino, GM CEO Mary Barra, and Warner Music Group CEO Robert Kyncl.

The Code Conference will be held September 26th and 27th at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in California. This year’s conference will be hosted by The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay PatelPlatformer founder Casey Newton, and CNBC senior media & tech correspondent Julia Boorstin. There’ll also be special guest speakers, including Code Conference co-founder Kara Swisher.

You can apply here to attend Code in person or go here for virtual tickets.


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