Amrit Mazumder

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18 of the hottest under-the-radar startups to watch in 2017

Founders, venture capitalists, and tech employees flock to the Bay Area and New York City to launch and build startups, fund new ideas, and simply just live among their tech-obsessed brethren.<p>But there's a new wave of companies eschewing the Valley/Alley life in favor of building their startups in …


Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate

NORMALLY, I would have finished this column weeks ago. But I kept putting it off because my New Year’s resolution is to procrastinate more.<p>I guess I owe you an explanation. Sooner or later.<p>We think of procrastination as a curse. Over 80 percent of college students are plagued by procrastination, …


A Story of a Fuck Off Fund

You’re telling your own story: You graduated college and you’re a grown-ass woman now. Tina Fey is your hero; Beyoncé, your preacher.<p>You know how to …

Facebook Won’t Be An ISP, But Built An Internet-Shooting Drone For Carriers

Facebook today detailed plans for its solar-powered, laser-connected, Internet-beaming Aquila drones, but confirmed it’s not going to compete with Internet Service Providers. “Our intention is not to be an operator” Facebook’s VP of engineering Jay Parikh told an assembly of reporters. “We’re not …


Noun Project

An interview with Sam Smith, AKA Sam's Myth

Nashville-based Sam Smith, who works under the moniker Sam’s Myth, is an acclaimed graphic designer and artist who has worked with multiple …

How to Be That Designer

The one that everyone *loves* to work with<p>It’s the new year, and of course you have ambitious goals. To accomplish them, you’re probably going to …

Dad’s company made burgers. Mine just eats them – James Somers

There’s this great moment in the documentary <i>Jiro Dreams of Sushi</i> (2011) when the world’s most celebrated sushi chef turns to his son, who is leaving …

American Philosophy

The end of apps as we know them

The experience of our primary mobile screen being a bank of app icons that lead to independent destinations is dying. And that changes what we need …