Logan Lorenz

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Juvenile: 400 Degreez Album Review

There’s a title card, but within seconds, the setting is unmistakable:<p>You see the rows of buildings stretching out toward the horizon, seemingly vacant and endless. A hard cut and suddenly, the frame fills with action: Juvenile in the foreground, perched over a puddle, a sea of Magnolia residents …

hiphop

Is UNESCO World Heritage status for cultural sites killing the things it loves?

Hoi An is a beautiful coastal town in central Vietnam that escaped the devastation of the American War. In 1999, it was listed as a UNESCO World …

Tourism

Israel’s Secret Operation to Recover the Watch of a Legendary Spy

TEL AVIV — The news came in a brief announcement on Thursday from the Israeli prime minister’s office: a watch belonging to a legendary Israeli spy had been recovered in a secret operation and brought back to Israel.<p>The watch belonged to Eli Cohen, whose spying in Syria is credited with helping …

Israel

Democracy is not a truth machine

In a democracy people are free to express their opinions and question those of others. This is an important personal freedom, and also essential to …

My Unlikely Entrance into Venture Capital

From a retail job in Detroit to Investment Apprentice at a fast-growing VC firm<p>On March 13, 2017, still tired from working on my schoolwork the night …

Venture Capital

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

gang gang dance is back and the timing couldn't be better

On 'Kazuashita,' NYC's beloved avant-garde noisemakers blend transcendent soundscapes with very real references to 2018 America.<p>“Hi, it’s been a while,” Lizzi Bougatsos grinned at fans at Gang Gang Dance's euphoric sold-out release show in Bushwick on Friday night. NYC's seminal cosmic noise band …

New Albums

‘The Darker the Night, the Brighter the Stars’ Review: An Examination of the Life Worth Living

A dazzling book about life, death and the profound mysteries of consciousness.<p>‘I’ll tell you something,” Paul Broks’s wife, Kate, said to him on her deathbed, as an oxygen machine sighed in the background. “You don’t know how precious life is. You think you do, but you don’t.” Theirs was a loving …

Books

DISE Records w/ NA DJ and Ikonika - 22nd June 2018

FRIDAY / 5PM - 7PM LA / MONTHLY<p>Daniel Luis Pineda aka NA, DJ NA, Nguzunguzu, is a musician/ DJ /producer / artist based in Los Angeles California. He …

Remixes

19 Tactics to Solve the Chicken-or-Egg Problem and Grow Your Marketplace

<i>By James Currier, Managing Partner (@JamesCurrier)</i><p>As investors and advisors in over 60 early-marketplace startups, we've paid close attention to what …

Startups

The world, wide open

The journey to define our bodies is universal, shared by pro athletes, weekend warriors and everyone in between. Here, best-selling author and …

Weight Loss

070 Shake is the haunting voice who shines on Kanye and Pusha’s albums

It’s the morning of Kanye West’s celebrity-filled Wyoming listening party and his wife Kim Kardashian starts her Instagram feed with a short video of a hailstorm. The next clip shows the Cowboy State’s rolling countryside filled with sunshine. Patiently waiting somewhere nearby is 070 Shake (real …

The 15 Best South African Albums of 2018 So Far

We are halfway through 2018, and, as usual, we have seen tons of impressive albums from South Africa across genres such as hip-hop, pop, jazz, …

Jesus

What He Does With What He Has: Blawan Interviewed

In 2012, Jamie Roberts, aka Blawan, was poised on the verge of breaking through to a mainstream that he wasn't sure he wanted any part of and then …

Javelin by Lean Startup Machine

Javelin by Lean Startup Machine - All-in-one platform for building products people want. (Web App, Design Tools, and User Experience) Read the …

Lean Startups

Bitcoin Resources

Getting Started:<p>Explain Bitcoin Like I'm Five<br>• Bitcoin Explained (illustrated guide in simple terms)<br>• The Bitcoin Whitepaper written by Satoshi …

newCo Toolkit

newCo Toolkit - Find the best tools to start a side project, without code 🛠. Read the opinion of 53 influencers. Discover 9 alternatives like …

Product Hunt

Vice Media Was Built on a Bluff. What Happens When It Gets Called?

Contour by Getty Images.<p>It was sunny in Williamsburg on the last Wednesday in May, which also happened to be the second day of a new era at Vice …

Journalism

The Psychology of Money

Let me tell you the story of two investors, neither of whom knew each other, but whose paths crossed in an interesting way.Grace Groner was orphaned …

personaldevelopment

Ethiopia Opens Door to the World With Unprecedented Privatization Plan

Move is seen as a pressing necessity after years of severe foreign-exchange shortage<p>NAIROBI, Kenya—Ethiopia said it plans to sell stakes in some of the country’s most-prized assets after decades of state control, including telecommunications company Ethio Telecom and booming Ethiopian Airlines, …

Africa

Will Ethiopia be the next China?

Ethiopia is embarking on a set of extremely ambitious liberal reforms. All of them sound wonderful on paper, but there are serious risks involved. …

A Bad Product Decision – The Black Box of Product Management

<b>I often wonder if I should have been fired for it</b><p>I find that so little is shared by product managers about their failures, which sucks for newbies …

How to Work with Designers

A Cheat Sheet for Engineers and PMs<p><i>Once, a long time ago, I was a product manager. Then, I was an engineer. For the past seven years, I’ve been in</i> …

UX Design

How to Work With Software Engineers

My ten-step plan for working with engineers<p><b>By Ken Norton</b> <br>5 min read<p>I’ve worked in technology for twenty years, the past thirteen as a product …

Product Management

Five stand-out stars from new all-black fashion mag Neu Neu

<i>Neu Neu</i> is laser-focussed on change. Born out of the fatigue of seeing diversity campaigns that use the black aesthetic with white people still firmly in control, the New York-based magazine is produced by an entirely black crew. “It’s great to see blackness represented more on screen and in …

The Trump Lawyers’ Confidential Memo to Mueller, Explained

The Times obtained copies of a confidential letter sent by President Trump’s lawyers to the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III. Reporters added context in annotations. Below it is another letter from the president’s lawyers sent last summer.

Donald Trump

Children of the Windrush Generation: The pioneering DJs who paved the way for UK dance music

Jumpin Jack Frost tells DJ Mag about growing up around his uncles who were into a lot of funk and soul, and then experiencing the Jah Shaka …

The Struggle

Don’t admit that your faith is weak<br>Don’t say that you feel like dying<br>Life’s hard then it feels like diamonds<br>Your home’s just far too gone<br>Much too …

Cover Story: Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande<p>Ariana Grande found stable ground where there was none. Now she’s making the music she always dreamed of.<p>Fashion by Shibon …

Music

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality