My favorite nonprofit @NFTE just announced its new CEO, Shawn Osborne -
The mathematics of why hipsters all tend to dress alike -
Are 6 second videos too short? But 15 second videos too long? We have the app for you. Ocho, for 8 second videos:
Apple is plunging headfirst into enterprise sales for mobile business productivity -
RT @NYDailyNews: Macaulay Culkin is not dead, according to Macaulay Culkin.
The case for startup founders studying psychology, evolutionary biology, behavioral economics, history and language -
The Verge is to TechCrunch as Variety is to Vanity Fair, says The Verge's new EIC -
NBC News entirely runs out of original ideas, gives up, reverts to 'lucky sperm club' strategy, hires Pippa Middleton
RT @bencasselman: So voters want a higher minimum wage, legal pot, abortion access and GOP representation. Ok then.
First Build and Markerbot team up for the first-ever "Icebox Challenge"
Sage @alexismadrigal decamps @TheAtlantic for @ThisIsFusion as Silicon Valley bureau chief and TV show host - #boom
Scientists sequenced the coffee genome and found lots of extra genes involved in producing caffiene -
Michael Bloomberg didn't know what to do with himself, so he hired himself back as Bloomberg's chief executive -
The national editor of @POLITICOMag thinks we've reached Peak Glenn Greenwald -
The way to a startup man's heart is through his stomach, but there's no evidence it improves employee performance -
RT @anildash: I don't have an opinion yet on Twitter possibly switching to an algorithmic feed, but I do know folks saying they'll quit over it are lying.
RT @awwstn: My @lyft driver said that his first month driving in SF he thought there was a large company called Startup and everyone worked there.
Incredible graph: Newspaper advertising revenue adjusted to inflation has fallen below 1950 levels - (HT @cshirky)
Uber is testing on-demand delivery services in DC for a few weeks - (Available items = CVS, Rite Aid)
What if the Harry Potter books aren't about magic at all, but really a metaphor about children's mental institutions?
"There are a lot of things wrong with the Ice Bucket's basically narcissism masked as altruism."
Algorithmic is a startup that connects obscure academics' algorithms with app developers who can use them -
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” -Teddy Roosevelt
Larry Page uses a "Toothbrush Test" for M&A: Is it something you'd use 1-2 times a day to make your life better?
"It would be a disaster for [journalism] if academics became good at communicating what they know." -@ezraklein
I don't understand why Twitter experiments with small ideas when they should be helping their users master *curation*
"It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is [or] how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong." -Richard Feynman
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