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A friend of mine had a baby a little while ago, her second. Her brother texted me a photograph of big sister Anna (one year old) staring at little brother Quinn (one day old) with the most incredible on
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In 2010, I gave Virgin Galactic a five-figure downpayment. In 2014, Virgin's spacecraft crashed in the desert, killing one of its test pilots. I'm not worried. I'm still training. On a blindingly bright
Today the leaders of America’s most important technology companies — including Google co-founder Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Tesla CEO Elon
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Ten years ago, at All Tomorrow’s Parties, a now-defunct music festival held occasionally in the rain-harangued British seaside town of Camber Sands, I attended a show by Lightning Bolt, a noise-rock duo