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The Tech Report System Guide: January 2019 edition - The Tech Report - Page 1
Welcome to TR's January 2019 System Guide. This is where the TR staff picks out the créme de la créme of hardware components fit for the most price-effective builds around. via Pocket
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yesterday by cthorpe
Pocket Operators Go Modular, Full Chassis + Module System - DJ TechTools
It wouldn’t be NAMM season unless Teenage Engineering did something crazy, right? This time, they’re announcing a huge move for their Pocket Operator family: a whole modular system with build-it-yourself chassis, a bunch of modules, and more. Keep reading for the details. via Pocket
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yesterday by cthorpe
Donald Trump Told Michael Cohen To Lie To Congress About Moscow Tower Project
Trump received 10 personal updates from Michael Cohen and encouraged a planned meeting with Vladimir Putin. via Pocket
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yesterday by cthorpe
Inside the Strange Yet Profitable World of Retail Arbitrage - MEL Magazine
Turns out, clearing out a Target or Walmart, then reselling it all on Amazon, can make you enough money to pay off your house via Pocket
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2 days ago by cthorpe
20 vs 1: Speed Dating 20 Girls - Jon | Jubilee x Solfa - YouTube
SUBSCRIBE for more! ?http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEjubilee ?Watch more Versus 1: http://bit.ly/WatchVersus1For brands wanting to partner with us, email: hello@jubileemedia.comCheck out Solfa's channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6XZ...Follow us on INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2MdWnUQ via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
How to Install Redmine Project Management Tool on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Redmine is a free, open source and web-based project management web application that allows users to manage multiple projects and associated subprojects. It is cross-platform and built on top of the Ruby on Rails framework. via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
Doctor Rapp - The Atlantic
The story of Dr. Rapp Dr. Sherman Hershfield woke up one morning and was surprised to find himself behind the wheel of his car. Somewhere between his Beverly Hills apartment and his practice in the San Fernando Valley, the silver-haired physician had blacked out. via Pocket
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3 days ago by cthorpe
Guy Hacks Together A Clever Method To Unload Huge Concrete Pipes By Himself - Digg
We're not saying this is safe — OSHA would absolutely not approve — but sometimes the work's gotta get done and you're the only one around to do it:​[Via Reddit] via Pocket
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4 days ago by cthorpe
Winter Comes To Winterfell In The First Teaser For The Final Season Of 'Game Of Thrones' - Digg
​We're not really sure what this all means (which is probably the point), but we're ready for it to be April 14: via Pocket
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5 days ago by cthorpe
How to become a better conversationalist
Whether you love or hate networking, there’s no doubting the importance of face-to-face interactions. Even in our digital world, knowing the art of the conversation is key to building strong relationships. Being a good conversationalist can help you make a lasting impression. via Pocket
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5 days ago by cthorpe
6 things to expect in your first year in sales - Workopolis Blog
Whether your motivation is financial gain, perks, travel, or career advancement, there are a lot of things to consider before making the leap into sales. In my experience, I depended a lot on my own research before getting into sales, though it wasn’t enough to prepare me for the reality. via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
6 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Sales Job | Salary.com
“It’s time to ask your potential manager the tough questions. When asking this question, pay attention to how the manager answers the question. Does he take the question seriously? Does he try to give a thorough answer? via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
How to Be Successful in Your First Sales Job | Monster.com
Sales professionals, an old joke goes, have two modes of communication: talking and waiting until they can talk again. via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
9 Things Every Sales Manager Should Know | InsightSquared
Let’s face it – being a sales manager is tough, especially when you’re new to the job and still getting your bearings straight. Many sales reps strive to become a sales manager eventually, but contrary to popular belief, it isn’t always a completely smooth transition. via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
Things to Consider Before You Become a Sales Manager
If you're thinking about transitioning into the management side of sales, it might be a wise choice. Glassdoor has pinpointed sales management as the 10th best job in the country based on potential earnings and job availability.  via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
How to Get a Sales Job With No Sales Experience (with Pictures)
This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Together, they cited information from 14 references, which can be found at the bottom of the page. via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
7 Questions to Ask a Potential Business Partner | QuickBooks
Entering into a business partnership can be a great way to combine the talents and skills needed to build a successful company. via Pocket
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6 days ago by cthorpe
52 Essential Skills for the Modern Man | InsideHook
It’s hard to talk about man skills without conjuring the kind of cartoonish images you might find on Don Draper’s cutting room floor. Grilled T-bones. Straight-razor shaves. Tousling Junior’s hair after a brisk game of catch. via Pocket
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7 days ago by cthorpe
21 movies in 2019 that aren't reboots, prequels, or sequels
To the surprise of no one, Disney swept the 2018 domestic box office with $7.3 billion in worldwide ticket sales, a hair behind the same studio’s record-breaking 2016 haul of $7.6 billion. Even less surprising is what movies pushed Disney over the top: comic-book flicks, remakes, and sequels. via Pocket
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7 days ago by cthorpe
Is Sunscreen the New Margarine? | Outside Online
These are dark days for supplements. Although they are a $30-plus billion market in the United States alone, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, beta-carotene, glucosamine, chondroitin, and fish oil have now flopped in study after study. via Pocket
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8 days ago by cthorpe
'I Never Said' Mexico Would 'Write A Check' For The Wall, Trump Somehow Says With A Straight Face - Digg
​Amidst a government shutdown over funding for a border wall, President Trump is pivoting hard away from his campaign rhetoric on the matter, asserting that while he said that, he didn't actually say that: The president's statement comes soon after White House strategic communications director Mer via Pocket
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9 days ago by cthorpe
PSA: Windows 10 will soon 'reserve' 7GB of your system drive for updates
Fair warning: next time Microsoft rolls out one of its big semi-annual Windows 10 updates, you’ll probably lose a big chunk of storage. via Pocket
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10 days ago by cthorpe
Meet the Short-Order Cooks So Fucking Good Waffle House Officially Calls Them “Rockstars”
The grocery store in my part of Brooklyn has a small diner tucked away in the back, with a short order cook turning out regular American breakfasts every morning. via Pocket
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10 days ago by cthorpe
BBC - Future - Why meeting another’s gaze is so powerful
You’ve doubtless had the experience when, across a noisy, crowded room, you lock gazes with another person. via Pocket
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11 days ago by cthorpe
Build MEG's new Ripping Threads | PC Perspective
If you haven't seen a Threadripper in person, or are just looking to sit back and enjoy watching someone set up a system then head over to [H]ard|OCP. They've just posted a video showing the construction of a Threadripper 2950X on a MEG X399 Creation motherboard. via Pocket
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12 days ago by cthorpe
Is Marijuana as Safe as We Think? | The New Yorker
A few years ago, the National Academy of Medicine convened a panel of sixteen leading medical experts to analyze the scientific literature on cannabis. The report they prepared, which came out in January of 2017, runs to four hundred and sixty-eight pages. via Pocket
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12 days ago by cthorpe
How Millennials Became The Burnout Generation
I couldn’t figure out why small, straightforward tasks on my to-do list felt so impossible. The answer is both more complex and far simpler than I expected. via Pocket
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13 days ago by cthorpe
How to build a Wall Mounted Family Calendar and Dashboard with a Raspberry Pi and cheap monitor - Scott Hanselman
I love dashboards. I love Raspberry Pis (tiny $35 computers the size of a set of playing cards). And I'm cheap frugal. I found a 24" old LCD at Goodwill (a local thrift shop) and bought it but it's been sitting unused in my garage. Then I stumbled on DakBoard. via Pocket
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14 days ago by cthorpe
Dell XPS 15 9575 Review – Zit Seng's Blog
Like the Dell XPS 13 and its two-in-one convertible variant, the larger XPS 15 laptop also has a hybrid device variant, the XPS 15 9575 (2018). Launched in mid 2018, the XPS 15 9575 boasts impressive performance in a relatively small, thin, convertible chassis. via Pocket
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15 days ago by cthorpe
Personal Values Assessment (PVA) | Barrett Values Centre
Who you are, what you hold dear, what upsets you, and what underlies your decisions, are all connected to your personal values. Your values reflect what is important to you. They are a shorthand way of describing your motivations. via Pocket
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15 days ago by cthorpe
From Bankrupt to a Perfect Credit Score - YouTube
1.5% of people in the U.S. have a perfect 850 or 860 credit score. Here is how you can too, even though you may not want or need to. "Good Money" is a series about making sense of your finances. Join host Shahien Nasiripour as he meets people with an obsession to beat the system and never leave mone via Pocket
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15 days ago by cthorpe
Ranking Vegetables by How Healthy They Are - MEL Magazine
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Everyone should eat more vegetables. via Pocket
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15 days ago by cthorpe
Here Are The First Images From China's Historic Landing On The Far Side Of The Moon - Digg
On Thursday, China's National Space Administration (CNSA) announced that it had successfully landed its Chang'e 4 space probe in the South Pole-Aitken Basin, the moon's largest impact crater. via Pocket
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16 days ago by cthorpe
The Men Peddling the 'Secrets' to Getting Rich on Amazon - The Atlantic
A growing number of self-proclaimed experts promise they can teach anyone how to make a passive income selling cheap Chinese goods in the internet's largest store. Not everyone’s getting rich quick. via Pocket
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17 days ago by cthorpe
What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2019 | Money
Resumes get a bad rap. We write them begrudgingly, usually during periods of transition, or tumult. We fiddle with phrasing and format, agonizing over how to craft our qualifications into the best resume possible. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
You might have missed these 12 films from 2018, but they’re worth checking out – BGR
If anyone needed a reminder that streaming outlets like Netflix are still a long way off from obliterating cinemas and keeping people from actually going to the movies, 2018 gave them a heck of a reminder. The domestic box office earned an impressive $11. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
My first day as CEO taught me I prepared for the role my entire life - Business Insider
I joined Cumulus Networks in June of 2015 as the vice president of sales, which was a role I had been in for several years before, and I was comfortable with. Our founder, JR Rivers, was CEO when I joined. via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
Here's Our First Image Of Ultima Thule, The 'Most Distant Object Ever Visited By A Spacecraft' - Digg
NASA got 2019 started off with a bang, successfully piloting the New Horizons spacecraft on a flyby of Ultimate Thule, an object in the Kuiper Belt, over 4 billion miles from Earth (over 40 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun). via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
We Updated Our Review of the Best Habit Tracking App for iOS – The Sweet Setup
New year, new you. Right? Unfortunately, research at Scranton University says that 92% of New Year’s resolutions will fail. But in his book Atomic Habits, author James Clear tells us why: via Pocket
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18 days ago by cthorpe
I Was A Cable Guy. I Saw The Worst Of America. | HuffPost
I can’t tell you about a specific day as a cable tech. I can’t tell you my first customer was a cat hoarder. I can tell you the details, sure. That I smeared Vicks on my lip to try to cover the stench of rugs and walls and upholstery soaked in cat piss. via Pocket
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19 days ago by cthorpe
Robert De Niro Is Always Doing Something | The New Yorker
Robert De Niro is, famously, a man of few words. via Pocket
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19 days ago by cthorpe
Gabi Garcia’s finish of Barbara Nepomuceno leads to heated confrontation with Shinobu Kandori  - MMA Fighting
Gabi Garcia nearly had another fight on her hands after her first-round stoppage of Barbara Nepomuceno at RIZIN 14, as former scheduled opponent Shinobu Kandori confronted her in the ring after the submission victory. via Pocket
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20 days ago by cthorpe
Trump EPA Says Mercury Limits On Coal Plants Too Costly, Not 'Necessary' : NPR
The EPA says it is keeping the 2012 restrictions in place for now, in large part because utilities have already spent billions to comply with them. But environmental groups worry the move is a step toward repealing the limits and could make it harder to impose other regulations in the future. via Pocket
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21 days ago by cthorpe
Why Dodge Investigated, Then Abandoned, A Mid-Engine Viper
Throughout its 25 years and five generations, the Dodge Viper stayed true to its traditional recipe: a naturally-aspirated V10, a manual transmission, and a front-engine, rear-drive layout. via Pocket
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22 days ago by cthorpe
Complete Pi Hole Tutorial - Network-wide whole home Ad blocker
If you have not heard of Pi Hole, then you are missing something really cool. But don’t worry, this Pi Hole tutorial will help you get rolling in minutes. Pi Hole is a network-wide ad blocker. via Pocket
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23 days ago by cthorpe
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DOTHAN, Ala. — She was already going to be late to the church, where once again she would try to explain her religion, even though it seems like most people in her town never really get it. And now the latkes are burning. via Pocket
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23 days ago by cthorpe
Traefik Tutorial: Traefik Reverse Proxy with LetsEncrypt for Docker Media Server
Traefik Reverse Proxy is one of my best finds of 2018 that has taken my home server to the next level in some ways. Few weeks back, I published my Docker media server guide using Docker compose and how it can simplify setup and porting of home server apps. via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
How To Install Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (Elastic Stack) on Ubuntu 18.04 | DigitalOcean
The author selected the Internet Archive to receive a donation as part of the Write for DOnations program. via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
An Introduction to Managing DNS | DigitalOcean
Tutorial Series DNS, or the domain name system, is an essential component of modern internet communication. It allows us to reference computers by names instead of IP addresses. In this series, we will cover the basic ideas behind DNS so that you feel comfortable working with it. via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
How To Configure BIND as a Private Network DNS Server on Debian 9 | DigitalOcean
An important part of managing server configuration and infrastructure includes maintaining an easy way to look up network interfaces and IP addresses by name, by setting up a proper Domain Name System (DNS). via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
How to Use Traefik as a Reverse Proxy for Docker Containers on Ubuntu 18.04 | DigitalOcean
The author selected Girls Who Code to receive a donation as part of the Write for DOnations program. Docker can be an efficient way to run web applications in production, but you may want to run multiple applications on the same Docker host. via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
How to Get Started with FreeBSD on DigitalOcean | DigitalOcean
FreeBSD is a secure, high performance operating system that is suitable for a variety of server roles. In this guide, we will cover some basic information about how to get started with a FreeBSD server. via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
How To Install Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (Elastic Stack) on CentOS 7 | DigitalOcean
The author selected Software in the Public Interest to receive a donation as part of the Write for DOnations program. via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
What It’s Like to Deliver Packages for Amazon - The Atlantic
Holiday parties were right around the corner, and I needed a cover story. I didn’t feel like admitting to casual acquaintances, or even to some good friends, that I drive a van for Amazon. via Pocket
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24 days ago by cthorpe
The Trailer For Jordan Peele's New Horror Movie 'Us' Is Here, And It's Messed Up - Digg
It's a holiday miracle. The man behind 2017's scariest real-life horror flick "Get Out" is back with a trailer for his newest fright. Watch: via Pocket
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25 days ago by cthorpe
Is Owning Rental Property Worth The Headache And Hassle? - Financial Samurai
Real estate is my absolute favorite investment class to build wealth. Not only do you own a tangible asset, real estate also provides shelter and income. via Pocket
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25 days ago by cthorpe
Surface Go with Linux Review: almost the perfect open source notepad - SlashGear
You have probably had your fill off Surface Go reviews that seem to split the tech world in two. You’ve also most likely seen the brawls between the Surface Go and the iPad Pro, especially those revolving around the rhetoric of real PCs. via Pocket
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25 days ago by cthorpe
Why It's Hard to Escape Amazon's Long Reach | WIRED
In 1994, soon after Jeff Bezos incorporated what would become Amazon, the entrepreneur briefly contemplated changing the company’s name. The nascent firm had been dubbed “Cadabra,” but Bezos wanted a less playful, more accurate alternative: “Relentless.” (Relentless. via Pocket
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26 days ago by cthorpe
Tsunami Kills Over 220 in Indonesia and Injures Over 800 More - The New York Times
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A frantic search was underway on Sunday for survivors of a tsunami in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait that struck without warning on the country’s two most-populous islands, killing at least 222 people, injuring more than 800 others and destroying hundreds of buildings. via Pocket
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27 days ago by cthorpe
The Conservation of The Assassination of Archimedes Narrated Version - YouTube
Julian Baumgartner of Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration in Chicago works to conserve this painting of the assassination of Aristotle. Obscured by a darkened varnish and mounted to a wood panel the artwork is cleaned and the panel removed using both modern and traditional techniques. Using routers, via Pocket
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27 days ago by cthorpe
Amazon Prime 2-day shipping doesn't ship for Christmas
Amazon has more than 100 million “Prime” members, each of whom pays $119 a year for an ever-increasing list of services, but mostly, the promise of unlimited, free two-day shipping on “Prime” items. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by cthorpe
Emergency room bills: what I learned from reading 1,182 ER bills - Vox
For the past 15 months, I’ve asked Vox readers to submit emergency room bills to our database. I’ve read lots of those medical bills — 1,182 of them, to be exact. My initial goal was to get a sense of how unpredictable and costly ER billing is across the country. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by cthorpe
Robert Mueller’s Legal Masterpiece | The New Republic
The special counsel has spun a web of investigations that draw closer to Trump every day. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by cthorpe
Better Security With YubiKeys – Zit Seng's Blog
Passwords aren’t enough in these times. You need multi-factor authentication, sometimes more, but most of these measures are usually cumbersome to use. Yubico is trying to change that by providing ubiquitous security that is easy to use. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by cthorpe
The Best Apps for Managing Your Kid's Phone for 2018: Reviews by Wirecutter | A New York Times Company
Introducing Lists! Lists gather all of our picks in one place, so whether you’re setting up a new office or starting to bike to work, you’ll be able to find just what you need. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by cthorpe
HQ Trivia and Vine Co-Founder Colin Kroll Dies, Apparently of Overdose, Police Say - The New York Times
Colin Kroll, the co-founder and chief executive of the popular HQ Trivia app, was found dead apparently of a drug overdose in his Lower Manhattan apartment early Sunday, the police said. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by cthorpe
Apple Computers Used to Be Built in the U.S. It Was a Mess. - The New York Times
In 1988, when Jean-Louis Gassée took a close look at Apple’s “highly automated” Macintosh factory in Fremont, Calif., what he saw was not pretty. Mr. via Pocket
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4 weeks ago by cthorpe
Why Perks No Longer Cut It for Workers - WSJ
The most successful companies give employees a sense of belonging. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by cthorpe
Paradise Lost | Outside Online
Sometime before 7 A.M. on November 8, Kit Bailey, an assistant chief with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, got a call about a new wildfire that sounded ominous. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by cthorpe
Dr. Elon & Mr. Musk: Life Inside Tesla's Production Hell | WIRED
The previous year, Musk had made an audacious announcement: His company, which was known—fetishized, actually—for its luxurious electric vehicles, would soon begin manufacturing a new sedan that it planned to sell for just $35,000, putting it within reach of the middle class. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by cthorpe
I Endured Electroshock Therapy Because My Doctor Didn't Believe Me
She’s lying on a gurney in a white room, a blanket covering her body, an IV pinched into her arm. A nurse is sticking electrodes to the side of her head, like stickers. Soon they’ll send electric currents into her brain, inducing a seizure. via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by cthorpe
The Art of Collecting Records, According to an Expert with 100K of Them
Chris Manak is an LA-based DJ and outsized record collector. Image: Neave Bozorgi for InsideHook RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the essential lifestyle guide for adventurous and established men. . via Pocket
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5 weeks ago by cthorpe
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