The nature of the last era was that repetition and management of results...– The opportunity is here. (via perfectmarket)
After concluding that well-written, well-punctuated, grammatical reviews...– Cory Doctorow (via jonathan-deamer)
Celeb Baby Bump: Pregnant Oscar Winner Natalie Portman (PHOTOS) — How to...– David Plotz Q&A w/ Simon Dumenco
… Okay, so people gravitate toward information that confirms what they believe,...– The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science
The reason I was able to build such a big brand was because I answered,...– Gary Vaynerchuk
Women’s dress sizes demystified →
“Tumblr is among the top 50 most popular sites in the U.S. according to...– This Is Why Your Tumblr’s Down
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New York Times R&D Lab explores how news is shared... →
Hard economic lessons for news →
* Begging is not a business model. It’s lazy to think that foundations and contributions can solve news’ problems. There isn’t enough money there. (Foundation friend to provide figures here.)
Wael Ghonim Visits Silicon Valley But Leaves... →
So the principle is easy: Set the conditions of “yes” such that: If they say...– How to say yes.
I just thought it would be nice to give the second-most-famous architect in the...– Philanthropist Offers $300M Prize for Not Hiring Frank Gehry - Curbed (via nickdouglas) So does this mean that LA gets the money because the new Broad museum, although it is next door to a Gehry building, isn’t going to be built by Gehry? (via tumblangeles)
Then, when we get skilled at deluding ourselves into thinking our pruned dreams...– Peter Mehlman for Los Angeles Times. (via joebeard)
L.A. Sprawl at Night: 1908 | 1988 | 2002
War photographers' deaths hit home with fellow... →
lydiapolgreen: This is a really terrific piece that quotes a great friend and hero of mine, Corinne Dufka, who walked away from a very successful career as a photojournalist to become a human rights researcher.
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Compared to past elections, when the Internet was seen primarily as a source of...– Election 2012: It’s Not Facebook. It’s the Data, Stupid.
CDC used social media to find bacteria causing...
Pretty awesome Centers for Disease Control and Prevention slide deck about the use of social media to help scientists track down the source of the bacteria legionella pneumophila at the Playboy Mansion. Dr. Caitlin Reed at a conference of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta … said social media were helpful in the disease investigation, which helped investigators...
...the view is incredible at the top
Completed a practice 10k this morning on the Verdugo mountain trail. It’s 6.2 miles total; 3 miles of a nose-bleed climb up, followed by a knee-tweaking 3 mile descent. Maybe 0 to 2,460 feet elevation is inconsequential for most trail runners. I know only that my companions waited for me at the bottom by a little stream watching hawks coast on the thermals above. At some point, I’m...
Yancey Strickler, one of the founders of Kickstarter, said the company...– “We didn’t have any experience with bringing a commercial product to market,” Mr. Provost said. “But we are approaching a new method of product development.”
There is precedent for such women being ignored as attention focuses on packs of...– Ann Friedman parody of New York Times piece on young, up-and-coming, prominent political pundits in D.C. who all happened to be white guys.
When they ask “Why does Hollywood make such shitty movies?” it’s because when...– Guillermo Del Toro on Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World (via astromarco)
Nokia - HK Honey from The Silentlights on Vimeo.
Congrats to the 10 Awesome Ladies Who Won... →
statette: Paige St. John of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune won the Pulitzer for investigative reporting. ”For her examination of weaknesses in the murky property-insurance system vital to Florida homeowners, providing handy data to assess insurer reliability and stirring regulatory action.” Ellen…
It is the world’s artists, particularly those courageous enough to stand up...– Salman Rushdie on Ai WeiWei and other artists. (via hydeordie)
With more 85 million video views a month, a successful Tumblr page and two of...– College Humor CEO: Celebrity Retweeting Doesn’t Guarantee Traffic As Well As Facebook Sharing
NYMag *totally jealous* of CicLAvia