If you can admire nothing else about Venkat Yuvaraj, a Kickstarter entrepreneur who raised over $100,000 to make dry erase notebooks, you can admire his bravery. He is daring enough to run out of all his customers' money and then pass the hat around again.Read more...
This morning, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced he’s laying off 336 employees, but would do so “with the utmost respect for each and every person.” Also this morning, Twitter engineer Bart Teeuwisse woke up, checked his phone,
It’s looking more and more like Ellen Pao was, in some sense, set up to fail by her male board of directors. Her predecessor Yishan Wong says it. A top Reddit engineer said it right after quitting . It might sound conspiratorial if it weren’t about this particular site.http://gawker.
Burning Man, favorite summertime gathering place for Silicon Valley’s VC-funded shirtless mollybros , is combating a large-scale pest infestation at Blackrock City, Nevada. Crawling over every surface of the pop-up desert city—biting,
After Reddit’s surrender to white supremacy this week, users and observers alike have been trying to figure out how exactly we got to this nadir. How could something so popular get so much wrong, over and over again? A new post by Reddit’s ex-chief suggests it’s all been an inside job.http://gawker.
“Be a nice person at work,” Sophia Amoruso writes in her 2014 book #GIRLBOSS, a combination memoir and self-help book for hungry millennial feminists looking to get ahead in life and business. “If you are a total terror to work with, no one will want to keep you around.
Love Facebook or hate Facebook, you’ve got to respect the company’s commitment to inspiring everyone else in America to do worse. Read more...
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Salesforce Tower, currently under construction, has set records in terms of height (it will be the tallest building in San Francisco and tallest office building west of Chicago) as well as commercial rent (CEO Marc Benioff is paying $1 billion to occupy the lower 30 floors and penthouse.
Soylent , the venture-backed startup snack that aims to replace food with oils and powders, has upgraded their nu-food. Optimization-obsessed techies will get a lot with the update: new packaging, better sealant on their oil bottles, and more flavor modulation. And best of all?
Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Yahoo, the corporate equivalent of Remember the 90's is "close" to investing in Snapchat, the fratty harbinger of our ephemeral future, at a $10 billion valuation.
目前来看微软对于旗下各大产品线的“预览计划”非常认可，并决定在老款的Xbox 360主机上也推广这一模式，也就 […]
Looking more like a wisp of stellar smoke than anything else, these shockwaves are anything but gentle. The twisted mass is part of the Veil Nebula, the remnants of a star that now tears through space.Read more...
Following a number of big moves to attract subscribers and grow its revenue, including a deal with Epix films and the introduction of a commercial-free paid tier to its service, streaming service Hulu has managed to shoot up the ranks on a number of app store charts this past month,
Normally, space and fire don’t mix well, but NASA is deliberately going to cause a “large fire” inside a Cygnus resupply vessel just to see what happens. The rocket’s launching tonight, and as always, you can watch live.Read more...