Alice Chang

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The real Silicon Valley is so crazy that HBO's 'Silicon Valley' keeps having to re-write lines

The show chronicles the struggles of a rag-tag (and lovable) bunch trying to navigate the world of startups.<p>"We were looping in lines to change amounts," show creator Mike Judge said at a panel on Saturday at the South by Southwest event.<p>Here's an example. At one point, there was a line where a …

Thoughts on Gender and Radical Candor

Management expert Kim Scott builds on her argument for 'Radical Candor' by looking at the challenges of giving and receiving feedback through a …

On Pi Day, Let's Gawk At The Beauty And Controversy Of The Math Constant

Mathematician Carlos Castillo-Chavez says that pi is so important to math that using its simple, geometric definition denies its greater powers.<p>"[Pi] brings you into the world of mathematics, which is magic, mysterious and exciting and always full of challenges for everybody," Castillo-Chavez …

To Quit Smoking, It's Best To Go Cold Turkey

Nicola Lindson-Hawley remembers how hard it was for her mom to stop smoking.<p>"One of the reasons I find this topic very interesting and why I went into it was because my mom was a smoker when I was younger," says Lindson-Hawley, who studies tobacco and health at the Nuffield Department of Primary …

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

How to craft the perfect playlist for productivity

Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones.<p>Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists, from neo classical to indie to electronica on what seems like a never-ending search for the …