Chase Carroll

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How America’s Presidents Got Sloshed

Big decisions, big glasses to fill: Herbert Hoover hid booze in his golf bag during Prohibition, while John F. Kennedy served Bloody Marys in the …

So You Think You Know the Second Amendment?

Does the Second Amendment prevent Congress from passing gun-control laws? The question, which is suddenly pressing, in light of the reaction to the school massacre in Newtown, is rooted in politics as much as law.<p>For more than a hundred years, the answer was clear, even if the words of the …

Gun Control

Why Crappy Developers Are More Productive

Finally, the Secret to 10x Productivity Revealed<p>I have a confession to make: <b>I’m a crappy developer</b>.<p>If I had to narrow it down, I’d say I’m at the …

Programming

How Apple’s Lightning-Plug Guru Reinvented Square’s Card Reader

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 12.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 10:00 am. 10:00 am<p>The new Square Reader is 45 percent …

The Office Shuts Off the Lights

The most influential American comedy of the last decade comes to an end<p>It may not be pretty, but it’s somehow fitting that <i>The Office</i> should end this …

The Facebook phone is coming, and it's already in your pocket

Think Facebook Home is about taking on Apple and Samsung? Think again<p>After a years-long lead up of false starts, half-measures, and rumors, Facebook's phone plans will finally be revealed tomorrow. The event, in which Facebook promises to show off its "new home on Android," is likely to involve two …

Bret Victor - Inventing on Principle