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SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, visited Apple’s headquarters in early 2015 to meet with Timothy D. Cook, who runs the iPhone maker. It was a session that Mr. Kalanick was dreading. For months, Mr.
16 hours ago by mud
How Marine Le Pen played the media | News | The Guardian
For years, she has accused French journalists of bias against her family and her party. Yet Marine Le Pen has managed to lead the far-right Front National into…
17 hours ago by K3it4r0
Deadlines – The Black Box of Product Management – Medium
For as long as I’ve been working in tech I’ve heard this oscillating debate about the use of deadlines in projects, with particularly strong opinions from those against them: I disagree, I believe in…
deadlines  product-management  product-manager  article 
22 hours ago by alexmc
What Is Science Good For? - The New Yorker
But the standard of “the common good” should not be the one by which science is judged, because such a standard risks politicizing what is inherently apolitical. The March for Science must be clear-eyed in its defense of the scientific process as an independently valuable human activity. It should defend the core value of the scientific process: discovering more about the universe, and ourselves.
article  science  politics 
yesterday by emsih
Como a Nova Zelândia e o Chile transformam vacas, ovelhas, uvas e cobre em automóveis de qualidade
O exemplo de livre mercado, sem barreiras protecionistas, promove carros mais baratos e de qualidade para países q não possuem fábrias automotivas.
article  em-português  economy  cars  NewZealand  Chile 
yesterday by kaarlows
Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria
Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25 million books and nobody is allowed to read them.
GoogleBooks  books  article  TheAtlantic  from iphone
yesterday by NightOwlCity
O eco-socialismo, o socialismo real e o capitalismo - quem realmente protege o ambiente?
Exemplo como países comunistas como a URSS e a China tem histórico de não-preservação do meio ambiente.
article  em-português  ecology  USSR  China 
yesterday by kaarlows
Encouraging individual sovereignty and a healthy commons
Mark Zuckerberg has released a manifesto titled Building Global Community in which he details how he – one of the top 8 billionaires in the world – and his byzantine American/multinational corporation, Facebook Incorporated, are going to solve all of the world’s problems.
article  personal 
yesterday by frankmeeuwsen

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