Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber
As most of you know, I left Uber in December and joined Stripe in January. I've gotten a lot of questions over the past couple of months about why I left and what my time at Uber was like. It's a strange, fascinating, and slightly horrifying story that deserves to be told while it is still fresh in my mind, so here we go.
article  blog  gender  uber  culture 
2 days ago
Why is cycling so popular in the Netherlands?
How come the Netherlands has it nailed when it comes to cycling? And how did the bicycle become synonymous with Dutch culture? Anna Holligan takes to the saddle to find out.
article  bbc  netherlands  editorial  biking  cycling 
6 days ago
All Thumbs, Why Reach Navigation Should Replace the Navbar in iOS Design
The UINavigationBar, navbar for short, has been around since the original iPhone. Historically, navbars have been convenient and clear, easy to understand and easy to build. Then phones ballooned…
article  ux  design  ui  ios 
6 days ago
What Do You Do on Sunday Afternoons?
Earlier this year I met some students at a Bible college in the Philippines. I asked them the question; “What do you do on the weekends?” They looked surprised and turned to each other to see who would be the first to answer my question.
article  voiceofthemartyrs  philippines  theology  culture 
8 days ago
NAACP’s Rev. William Barber among those banned from NC Legislative Building
The Rev. William Barber, the N.C. NAACP president, has been banned from entering the N.C. Legislative Building following his arrest during a protest there on May 30.
article  raleigh  newsobserver  naacp  northcarolina  politics  news 
8 days ago
A New Stop-Motion Short Made Entirely by Tediously Cutting Through Wood
video  cool  wood  dkl 
9 days ago
Report: Oliver Stone Went on Anti-Israel Rant on Colbert’s Show That Didn’t Air
Oliver Stone went on an anti-Israel rant that did not make it to air during his panned appearance Monday on the CBS comedy program “The Late Show.”
article  editorial  putin  oliverstone  video 
10 days ago
A Resolution Condemning White Supremacy Causes Chaos at the Southern Baptist Convention
At its annual meeting, the evangelical denomination initially declined to consider a statement of its opposition to the alt-right.
article  theatlantic  sbc  editorial  racism  history 
11 days ago
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