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What Amazon Does to Poor Cities

The debate over Amazon’s HQ2 obscures the company’s rapid expansion of warehouses in low-income areas.<p>SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—This community was still reeling from the recession in 2012 when it got a piece of what seemed like good news. Amazon, the global internet retailer, was opening a massive …

Corporate Culture

Apple iOS 11 Has 25 Great Secret Features

It’s the big one, Apple iOS 11 is here (upgrade guide). Following Apple’s unveiling of the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and all new iPhone X, is perhaps the most ambitious iOS update yet and not only is it jammed full of new features but many great secret features as well.<p>Let’s take a look 25 of the …

IPhone 8

Kiasmos - Blurred

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Donald Trump

The essential Stephen King: a crash course in the best from America’s horror master

Stephen King has written over 70 books. Here are the ones you can’t miss.<p>Most people associate Stephen King with images of Jack Nicholson on a rampage or a creepy clown staring eerily at you from across the street. But while <i>The Shining</i> and <i>It</i> may be King’s most famous books, they’re not the only …

Horror

29 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall

The Deuce revists the 1970s porn industry, American Horror Story considers the election, and Alias Grace brings another Margaret Atwood classic to the small screen.<p>What does September mean in this moment of Hasn’t-Even-Peaked-Yet-Peak-TV? Basically, a <i>lot</i> of television. Although the summer wasn’t …

TV

11 Creative S’mores Combinations You Need This Summer

Break out of the chocolate and graham cracker rut.<p>We're all for eating well, but we're also for living well: meaning, we believe in the …

Dessert

10 Best Intranets of 2017

<b>Summary:</b> The winners of our 16th Intranet Design Annual came from diverse industries and relied on a combination of internal resources and external …

Bank of America

The evolution of startups, told through an analysis of thousands of company bios

By itself, the company bio of a startup doesn’t make for great reading.<p>But in aggregate, company descriptions reveal important trends in Silicon Valley. Do founders still aspire to create the next big app? How big is “big data” now compared to five years ago?<p>To answer these these questions, we …

Social Media

Breakdown of the Future of SharePoint Announcements

I'm sitting in San Francisco this morning, participating in the Future of SharePoint event (which you can stream live or watch on demand) with …

Microsoft SharePoint

Beware Of The Apple ID Expiration Scam

Have you received a text message that says your Apple ID is due to expire today? This is an example of a phishing scam currently spreading in the form of a text message — which is not actually sent by Apple Support. The scam attempts to convince iPhone users to share their username and passwords. …

Identity Theft

What's New in SharePoint 2016: Features Overview

Ladies and Gentlemen: Microsoft has officially made SharePoint 2016’s first public beta available for us to play with. As expected, on the last week …

Microsoft SharePoint