Ash McCallum

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Fear Factor: the role of anxiety and fear in rugby

Fear is a significant presence when you’re scaling Everest. But is it the same on a rugby pitch? This feature first appeared in the August 2018 issue …

World Rugby

The Middleman Strikes Back

Ezra Galston Contributor<p>Ezra Galston is a venture capitalist with Chicago Ventures.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unboxing Stitch Fix’s S-1<br>• Anatomy of a managed marketplace<p>One of the great promises of the Internet — a democratic, transparent, open network that would disintermediate entrenched …

eCommerce

How an Indie Rock Band Helped Start a Multimillion-Dollar Company

See how one of the fastest-growing companies in America got its start by resolving basic shipping issues.<p><i>A one-time vegan grocer, James Marks stumbled into fulfillment when his friend Sean Hurley, the tour manager for Modest Mouse, asked him to help run the band's web store. Marks and Hurley</i> …

Customers

Christmas gifts for 2015

Don’t stress about it: like you, <i>nobody</i> here has finished their Christmas shopping either. Here’s our annual roundup of the best presents for the …

All the science fiction books you’ll want to binge read over the holidays

Six new novels and four classics that will make your imagination explode.<p>The winter holidays are looming, and many of you will soon be spending time …

Science Fiction

Do Not Start Playing This HTML5 Drum Machine If You Have Anything to Accomplish Today

A few months ago we told you about the insanely addictive HTML5 Drum Machine, which allows you to craft beats right in your browser. That was rad. …

Hip-Hop

Kamasi Washington's Contemplative And Heady Epic<p>The renowned revivalist delivers a dense, adventurous collection of tunes with 'Heaven and Earth'<p>Aaron Williams 06.25.18 18 hours ago<p>The Best New Rap Music To Have On Your Radar<p>Andre Gee 06.22.18 4 days ago 2 Comments<p>Why Drake's 'Comeback Season' Was …

Misperceptions Surrounding Machine Learning

Mike Paquette recently opined in Dark Reading, “Machine learning has a perception problem. I recently met with a public company CEO who told me that …

This Story About Marshmallows Explains How Mark Zuckerberg Gets Stuff Done

Between building drones that can beam Internet signals from the sky and investing in the future of virtual reality, it’s fair to say that Facebook …

Former Apple designers say the company has lost 'the fundamental principles of good design'

Bruce Tognazzini was Apple's first interface designer<p>Two early Apple designers have written a piece on <i>Co.Design</i> chastising Apple's new design direction, which they claim puts elegance and visual simplicity over understandability and ease of use. Bruce "Tog" Tognazzini, who was Apple's 66th employee …

UI Design

The Past and Future of Product Management

<i>Note: If you enjoy this piece, you might also enjoy my book</i> Product Management in Practice<i>, in which I expand upon many of the concepts described …

5 steps to actually learn data science

<b>By Vik Paruchuri (Dataquest.io)</b>.<p>It’s an exciting time for data science. The field is new, but growing quickly. There’s huge demand for data …

What Your Resume "Skills" Section Should Look Like

What's a job "skill"?<p>On a resume, it seems like everyone has their own definition. Some people list "skills" like "effective manager" and "dedicated work ethic." Others go with "team leader" and "strong communication skills."<p>But let me ask a simple question: is "strong work ethic" a skill or …

Facebook's New Spam-Killer Hints at the Future of Coding

Louis Brandy pauses before answering, needing some extra time to choose his words. "I'm going to get in so much trouble," he says. The question, you …

The Get Lean Workout

This is your ticket to a leaner, more shredded body<p>Some things in life are complicated—taxes, rocket science, women—but losing your spare tire doesn’t have to be one of them.<p>This 30-minute fat-loss workout is as simple as it gets. It consists of only 8 exercises—but those movements were …

The Rise And Fall Of The Full Stack Developer

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Peter Yared is the founder and CTO of Sapho and was formerly the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive.</i><p>It seems as though everyone in tech today is infatuated with the full-stack developer. Full stack may have been possible in the Web 2.0 era, but a new generation of startups is emerging, …