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Tracing Gucci Mane’s Long Road to Triumph | Pitchfork
Gucci Mane has been at the center of underground street rap for nearly a decade, and he is among the most important artists in contemporary music. He has had…
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We See Others’ Failures as Courageous. We See Our Own as Shameful. Why?
Carl Richards Will you try something with me? Grab a blank piece of paper, draw a line right down the middle and think of the last time you saw someone fail. It…
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5 days ago
How to Have a Better Relationship
By Tara Parker-Pope @ nytimeswell Save for Later Can you spot a good relationship? Of course nobody knows what really goes on between any couple, but decades of…
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As U.S. Confronts Internet’s Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated
An internet cafe in Beijing. In the weeks leading up to a major party congress that opens on Wednesday, China’s internet regulator, the Cyberspace…
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5 days ago
Inside a Secretive Group Where Women Are Branded
Sarah Edmondson left Nxivm after being branded as part of a secret ritual. Ruth Fremson/The New York Times ALBANY — Last March, five women gathered in a home…
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The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare | Fast Company
One day in the spring of 2016 I mentioned to a friend that I needed a new mattress. Mine was a sunken hand-me-down that had become about as comfortable as…
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5 days ago
You fired your top talent. I hope you’re happy. – Tony Robinson – Medium
I recently read a story here titled “ We fired our top talent. Best decision we ever made. ” Lets have a seat, you and I. We need to talk. If you haven’t read…
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7 days ago
The Mathematics of Inequality
Seven years ago, the combined wealth of 388 billionaires equaled that of the poorest half of humanity, according to Oxfam International. This past January the…
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7 days ago
Bjork Speaks Up About Sexual Harassment Experience | Pitchfork
Today, Björk told a story on Facebook about a time when she experienced sexual harassment while working with an unnamed filmmaker. “i am inspired by the women…
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8 days ago
Why Tech Is Starting to Make Me Uneasy
Illustration by Daniel Stolle; Animation by Ringo Jarke It’s gadget season in the tech world. Think of it like New York Fashion Week, untucked white-man…
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9 days ago
Eminem’s Takedown of Trump in the Age of Angry White Men
Eminem in the video for his new single, “The Storm,” in which he blasts any of his fans who support Donald Trump. Image via BETNetworks / YouTube This week, the…
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9 days ago
Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway Show Is the Loneliest Thing He’s Ever Done | Pitchfork
Since the turn of the century, Bruce Springsteen ’s work has undergone a crucial shift away from the personal and toward the communal: embracing the bold,…
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11 days ago
Web Development On An iPad – Peter Jang – Medium
iPad Pro with Smart Keyboard — good enough for web development? Apple has always tried to market the iPad Pro as a laptop replacement. This might work out for…
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12 days ago
4 Easy(ish) Ways to Save a Few Extra Bucks This Week
Welcome to the Smarter Living newsletter. Editor Tim Herrera emails readers once a week with tips and advice for living a better , more fulfilling life. Sign up…
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12 days ago
Radiohead's 'In Rainbows' Sets Its Own Terms
Radiohead's 'In Rainbows' Sets Its Own Terms : NPR
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13 days ago
Intimacy, Emotional Baggage, Relationship Longevity, and More – Esther Perel
“The most powerful anti-depressant is doing for other people.” – Esther Perel Psychotherapist Esther Perel ( @estherperel ) is back to answer your most…
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13 days ago
Here's What Happened When I Opened a Restaurant in Portland
BY ED THANHOUSER I've been stuck in restaurant hell for months and I need to get out. We closed Renard down more than nine months ago, but every night (and…
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13 days ago
The Guard
The Old Guard is a set of humans who inhabit the early days of a start-up. As I’ve written about before , they define the culture in both obvious and…
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13 days ago
Neil Gaiman - Inspirational Commencement Speech at the University of the Arts 2012
Neil Gaiman Addresses the University of the Arts Class of 2012 One of the best commencement speeches. A must watch for any artist and everyone who hopes to be…
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14 days ago
What Sephora Knows About Women in Tech That Silicon Valley Doesn’t
Sephora’s formula for women in tech includes urging them to take risks without fear of failure. Photo: Jason Henry for The Wall Street Journal In a San…
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14 days ago
The 5 Things I Did To Become a Better Investor
I get asked a lot about investing. This is mostly due to start-up investing and the hoopla around it, but I’ve expanded my experiments to late-stage deals, real…
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16 days ago
How to Take a Mini-Retirement: Tips and Tricks
I was recently interviewed by J.D. Roth on planning and financing mini-retirements. Here is an excerpt: J.D. It occurs to me that one way to approach the…
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16 days ago
AIM Was Perfect, and Now It Will Die
You kids don’t understand. You could never understand. You walk around in habitats of text, pop-up cathedrals of social language whose cornerstone is the…
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16 days ago
Wherever You Are, Make Sure You’re There – Anthony Moore – Medium
Most people are never present. “Wherever you are, make sure you’re there.” -Dan Sullivan Most people’s focus is spread far too thin to achieve anything…
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19 days ago
Bear Notes vs. Apple Notes – Don Woods – Medium
I wrote a little about this in iOS 11 Features for Product Managers , but the battle of Apple-centric note-taking apps deserves its own post. In one corner, we…
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19 days ago
Beethoven's Late String Quartets: Music of the Future
Legend has it that when the Italian violinist Felix Radicati complained that Beethoven’s Opus 59 Quartets were “not music”, the composer responded: “Oh, they…
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20 days ago
Learn JavaScript Promises by Building a Promise from Scratch
A step-by-step tutorial to make sure you fully understand how Promises work Check out gitconnected > You’ve probably seen something like this before:…
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20 days ago
How to Tell if Someone Is Lying and 8 More Conversation Tips
The staring contest lasted 14 seconds before Amanda de Cadenet, best known for interviewing bold women with boldfaced names, broke the silence with “I can’t…
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20 days ago
A Long Talk With Jason Isbell About Love, Trump, And His Great New LP
Danny Clinch On the covers of his last two albums, 2013’s Southeastern and 2015’s Something More Than Free , Jason Isbell is a man alone, a resolute figure in…
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21 days ago
How to Move as a Couple Without Driving Each Other Crazy
Alamy “I’m never moving with you again.” Nick, my then-boyfriend, stood over the shattered remains of his favorite mug, coconut oil pooling at his feet. I…
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21 days ago
How to Decide Where to Donate Your Money After Disasters
Members of the National Guard distributing water and food on Sunday in San Juan, P.R., after Hurricane Maria. Carlos Giusti/Associated Press First, there was…
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21 days ago
Life and Death on Manhattan Island: Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Returns | Pitchfork
Life and Death on Manhattan Island: Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Returns In search of dreams and dirt in New York City Robin Pecknold. Photos by Shawn Brackbill…
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21 days ago
Employees at the world's largest hedge fund use iPads to rate each other's performance in real-time — see how it works
Bridgewater Associates via TED Ray Dalio runs Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, according to the principles of "radical truth" and…
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23 days ago
Remembering the best of times: Hugh Hefner's Playboy | Daily Review: Film, stage and music reviews, interviews and more.
In news you’ve already learned from at least two electronic devices, and will continue to learn all weekend, Hugh Hefner, founding editor of Playboy magazine,…
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23 days ago
It’s time to get serious about Developer Relations – Glitch – Medium
Developer relations is a vital part of modern business strategy, but so much of the industry still treats it like an afterthought. Glitch for Platforms is here…
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23 days ago
How Do I Know When I’m Ready to Run Faster?
Viktor Holm / Folio / Getty Images Jack asks: I’ve been running for almost two months and have built up to 4.5 miles. I would like to improve my speed and join…
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27 days ago
Opinion | The Dying Art of Disagreement
Plato and Aristotle in discussion, by Luca della Robbia (1437) DeAgostini/Getty Images This is the text of a lecture delivered at the Lowy Institute Media Award…
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27 days ago
Tempted to Worry? Try Making Concrete Plans Instead.
Sketch Guy By CARL RICHARDS Worry is a terrible business strategy. In the not so distant past, however, it was the only one I knew. For example, each time I…
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28 days ago
How To Swap a Two-Prong for a Three-Prong Outlet
It's rare to find two-prong outlets in homes these days. Landlords and home owners have slowly switched over to three-prong outlets as more and more devices and…
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29 days ago
What is OLED and what can it do for your TV?
OLED televisions offer exceptional images at exceptionally high prices . What makes them different from the LCD TVs in most homes? How does their different…
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4 weeks ago
Meet the Hands (and the Man) that Bring Chance the Rapper to the Deaf
Like any second language, American Sign Language gets a little easier to communicate in when you're drunk. Or, more accurately, when you're a little drunk—as…
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4 weeks ago
Building a Maybe in JavaScript
Cannot read property "x" of undefined. I'm guessing if you're reading this you've seen that message before, and probably at some point wanted to throw something…
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4 weeks ago
Movie Review - - ROBERT DE NIRO IN 'RAGING BULL' - NYTimes.com
Movie Review November 14, 1980 ROBERT DE NIRO IN 'RAGING BULL' Published: November 14, 1980 TAKING as his starting point the troubled life of Jake La Motta, the…
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4 weeks ago
Making ‘Mother!,’ the Year’s Most Divisive Film
TORONTO — “Doesn’t this look like where people come to get fired?” Jennifer Lawrence was in a bland hotel conference room here, waiting for Darren Aronofsky,…
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4 weeks ago
Bill O'Reilly Unrepentant: His Fox News Firing, Trump's Missteps and a Possible TV Return
The former king of cable news enters THR's no-spin zone to discuss his exit amid harassment claims, the president's Charlottesville remarks, Megyn Kelly's Putin…
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Patton Oswalt Talks the Last 25 Years of Science Fiction
The SYFY Network turns 25 this month, and to celebrate the cable channel has asked some of the biggest stars and fans of genre fiction to talk about the last…
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Harry Dean Stanton: What I've Learned
Todd Williamson/WireImage.com Stanton was born in West Irvine, Kentucky. His films include Alien, Repo Man, Pretty in Pink, Red Dawn, Cool Hand Luke, Wild at…
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5 weeks ago
Ta-Nehisi Coates: 'You might be a white supremacist'
All In with Chris Hayes 09/15/17 'If your response to the first black president is to say they weren't born in this country...you might be a white supremacist,'…
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How JavaScript works: memory management + how to handle 4 common memory leaks
A few weeks ago we started a series aimed at digging deeper into JavaScript and how it actually works: we thought that by knowing the building blocks of…
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Jon Hamm’s Second Act
I had only two or three questions for Jon Hamm. I wanted to know if fame had rattled him. I wanted to know if, more than two years after the “Mad Men” finale,…
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'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' The Early Years: Crazy Auditions and the Art of the Cringe
Seventeen years ago, Larry David almost accidentally created a comedy legend. Now David and the cast dish on the humble origins of the HBO hit, the lines that…
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5 weeks ago
Angelina Jolie, Unbroken
LOS ANGELES — Angelina Jolie was sitting barefoot on the porch of her luscious new home , explaining why she wants to save the world, when duty called. Her…
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5 weeks ago
The Keyboardist From the Hold Steady Dishes About the Book That Dishes About the Strokes
The Strokes backstage at San Francisco’s Fillmore in 2001. Left to right: Fabrizio Moretti, Albert Hammond Jr., Nick Valensi, Julian Casablancas, and Nikolai…
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6 weeks ago
James Murphy Wants to Justify LCD Soundsystem’s Existence (Again)
James Murphy’s LCD Soundsystem is returning with a new album, “American Dream,” six years after it played a grand breakup show at Madison Square Garden. Daniel…
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6 weeks ago
Opinion | What the Rich Won’t Tell You
Matt Chase Over lunch in a downtown restaurant, Beatrice, a New Yorker in her late 30s, told me about two decisions she and her husband were considering. They…
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Frank Sinatra Has a Cold
By May 13, 2016 In the winter of 1965, writer Gay Talese arrived in Los Angeles with an assignment from Esquire to profile Frank Sinatra. The legendary singer…
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6 weeks ago
Keeping a tidy life – Justine Arreche – Medium
[Content Warning: this post includes mentions of depression, anxiety, and eating disorders] Last night I tweeted about how I cope with some of my mental health…
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Aziz Ansari on Quitting the Internet, Loneliness, and Season 3 of ‘Master of None’
Well, your last two “kids” were cute as hell, to be fair. I just feel like I've said a lot. Especially if you look at it—instead of two seasons of a TV show—as,…
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7 weeks ago
10,000 Hours With Claude Shannon: How A Genius Thinks, Works, and Lives
We got up-close-and-personal with a genius for five years. Here are 12 things we learned. Credit: Nokia Bell Labs By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni, co-authors, A…
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7 weeks ago
Opinion | Memorize That Poem!
Anthony Gerace LATE one night this spring, Justin Snider, an assistant dean at Columbia University, was riding the uptown No. 2 in Manhattan when the train…
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8 weeks ago
Wait, Do People Actually Know Just How Evil This Man Is? | Current Affairs
If you are a Trump supporter, the president has just pardoned “ America’s toughest sheriff ,” a man who was willing to fight illegal immigration using any means…
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8 weeks ago
The Actual Science of James Damore’s Google Memo
In early August, a Google engineer named James Damore posted a document titled “ Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber ” to an internal online discussion group. His…
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8 weeks ago
It rains solid diamonds on Uranus and Neptune
An image of Neptune taken by Voyager 2. (NASA/JPL) Consider this your daily reminder that the solar system is even more awesomely bonkers than you realized: On…
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8 weeks ago
Opinion | Tips for Aspiring Op-Ed Writers
Bret Stephens As a summertime service for readers of the editorial pages who may wish someday to write for them, here’s a list of things I’ve learned over the…
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8 weeks ago
Exxon dared critics to prove it misled the public. These researchers just called the company's bluff.
Matt Brown/AP Two years ago, Inside Climate News and Los Angeles Times investigations found that while Exxon Mobil internally acknowledged that climate change…
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8 weeks ago
Building distributed systems with containers
Cluster (source: geralt via Pixabay ) Register for the O'Reilly Velocity Conference to join Brendan Burns and other industry experts. Use code ORM20 to save 20%…
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8 weeks ago
How Taylor Swift Could Use Her Internet Powers for Good
Taylor Swift’s list of on-the-record achievements reads like a fairytale: Her last three albums have sold more than a million copies each in their first week.…
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8 weeks ago
Tech’s Damaging Myth of the Loner Genius Nerd
Abbey Lossing The Google engineer who was fired last week over his memo wrote that most women were biologically unsuited to working in tech because they were…
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9 weeks ago
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Nina Azucar @ nina_azucar Aug 16 Replying to @JMKTV @ALTernateEars Did you hear the sass in her voice? She better work! pic.twitter.com/DTMtfcWQJc Lynn @…
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The Latest Books on Running (and Endurance) Science
Back in May, after Eliud Kipchoge’s 2:00:25 marathon in Nike’s Breaking2 race , there was lots of debate about how much benefit Kipchoge had received from…
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9 weeks ago
Solar Eclipse 2017
An Eclipse Chaser’s Guide to Your First Eclipse The coming solar eclipse will be a wondrous sight — if you get into viewing position in time, the clouds…
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9 weeks ago
The problem with being strong and independent – Jerome Lebel-Jones – Medium
Nine years ago I caught up with a friend who had moved away to a part of Australia that is famed for year-round sunny weather and world-class surf. As we…
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10 weeks ago
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Conversation With Lana | Pitchfork
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Conversation With Lana Del Rey On the eve of her fourth album, the pagan pop star sounds more content than ever.…
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10 weeks ago
So, you want to work in security? – freeCodeCamp
So, you want to work in security? E very once in a while, I’ll get an email from an eager stranger asking for advice on how to have a career in security…
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10 weeks ago
Why Even the Hyperloop Probably Wouldn’t Change Your Commute Time
Two Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link trains in Hong Kong. Wider use of fast trains like these, or the projected Hyperloop, could make it practical…
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10 weeks ago
Node.js 8.3.0 is now available shipping with the Ignition + TurboFan execution pipeline
This post is brought to you by Myles Borins who is a @nodejs ctc member / developer advocate for Google Cloud . Why is this so exciting? Iginition + TurboFan…
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