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Man Practices Haircut Request Before Heading To Barber

MINNEAPOLIS—Having scripted a set of lines he hoped to deliver with confidence and decisiveness, local 34-year-old Jason Clyne carefully rehearsed …

Humor

Mark Zuckerberg Gets to Control Facebook a While Longer

Yesterday Facebook announced earnings, which were good. They were so good, in fact, that Facebook also announced a little present for Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder and chief executive officer who got it to this happy place. Facebook said that it will create a new class of common stock, Facebook's …

Facebook

A Decade of Viral Dance Moves

Dancers from around the country perform everything from the Dougie to the Quan.<p>Infectious dance crazes have a long history, but in recent years they’ve been stripped of premeditation and formality. Thanks to social media, short videos of these dances—sometimes incidentally—spread quickly and …

San Francisco Bay Area

Wanderers - a short film by Erik Wernquist

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

<b>Like most 25-year-olds,</b> Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit. Or …

Google

Rejected Swift Proposals

This proposal is about letting trailing closures in guard conditions compile. For example, like this:<p>Currently, it doesn’t like the trailing closure …

Bots won't replace apps. Better apps will replace apps.

Lately, everyone’s talking about “conversational UI.” It’s the next big thing. But the more articles I read on the topic, the more annoyed I get. …

WeChat

Knausgaard’s Selflessness

Five volumes in, there’s still a temptation to redeem Karl Ove Knausgaard from egotism—to find, in his multi-volume autobiographical novel “My Struggle,” some subject other than Karl Ove’s life, some theme profound enough to justify these thousands of pages. Earlier this month, in an essay on the …

Books

Prince and the Competition

One of the more impressive artifacts making the Internet rounds in the last 24 hours is a video, recorded at the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, of an all-star band playing the Beatles’ “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” The performance is a tribute to George Harrison, a posthumous …

Entertainment

How Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid defy the odds and gods

Winning Ugly is what Brad Gilbert called his book on defying the odds, and tennis’s gods, with a bitches brew of psychology, gamesmanship and sheer bloody-mindedness. Twenty years on Atlético Madrid are its most brilliant exponents. The 1-0 win against Málaga on Saturday evening provided another …

Diego Simeone

San Francisco Torn as Some See ‘Street Behavior’ Worsen

SAN FRANCISCO — From her apartment at the foot of the celebrated zigzags of Lombard Street, Judith Calson has twice peered out her window as thieves smashed their way into cars and snatched whatever they could. She has seen foreign tourists cry after cash and passports were stolen. She shudders …

San Francisco Bay Area

Aphantasia: How It Feels To Be Blind In Your Mind

I just learned something about you and it is blowing my goddamned mind.<p>This is not a joke. It is not “blowing my mind” a la BuzzFeed’s “8 Things You …

Silver clarifies Charlotte will lose All-Star Game if law stands

The NBA made a clear political statement in late March when it released a statement expressing concerns about Charlotte's ability to host the 2016 …

NBA All-Star Game

On the Road to Recap

April 21, 2016:<p>Why the Unicorn Financing Market Just Became Dangerous…For All Involved<p>In February of last year, Fortune magazine writers Erin …

Venture Capital

Intel made a huge mistake 10 years ago. Now 12,000 workers are paying the price.

June 6, 2005, seemed to be a triumphant moment for Intel. The chipmaker was already dominating the market for processors that powered Windows-based …

Intel Corporation

List: Washington State’s New Field Sobriety Tests to Check for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana.

“Hold these Cheetos in your hands for as long as you can without eating them.”<p>“Tell me about your favorite Pink Floyd song in less than 30 …

Driving Under the Influence

Apple's Organizational Crossroads

Apple is unique, and I mean that objectively.<p>Forget about products for a moment, about which reasonable people can disagree. Leave aside the …

Apple News

You Need Less Than You Think

Layoffs are never fun. People have trusted you with their careers. Staff reductions take the polish off your startup and give pause to future …

Postscript: Bill Campbell, 1940-2016

In the brief history of modern Silicon Valley, Bill Campbell, who died yesterday, at the age of seventy-five, is a giant. His various titles—Columbia football coach, Apple executive, co-founder of Go Corp., Intuit C.E.O., chairman of Apple, chairman of the Columbia University board—do not convey …

Steve Jobs

“Genius hesitates”

I read Carlo Rovelli’s book <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics</i>, a layperson’s description of the big breakthroughs in modern physics. It’s a blast, but …

Albert Einstein

War-on-Kinkade-09

'Hell within Hell': Children 'were raped daily' at South Korean prison

• <b>Brothers Home, in Busan, South Korea, had more than 20 factories at peak</b>• <b><br>Ex inmates claim children were raped and many prisoners beaten to</b> …

Bill

“Winter, spring, summer or fall<br>All you’ve got to do is call<br>And I’ll be there, ye, ye, ye<br>You’ve got a friend”<br>-James Taylor<p>Last night my friend Bill …

Jeff Bezos

Remembering Bill Campbell

Silicon Valley has lost one of its greats.<p>Here’s my earliest memory of Bill Campbell. It was 1997, and I was new to Silicon Valley. As a columnist for the <i>San Jose Mercury News</i>, writing about technology stocks, I had a one-hour, get-to-know-each other meeting with Campbell, then CEO of Intuit. …

Silicon Valley

The ER: Surgical Shells 2.0 CLEARED (Insane Level!)

Man Swaps His Face With the Faces of Ancient Egyptian Statues In a Museum Exhibit

Redditor JakeMarshall91 shared an extremely disconcerting set of photos in which he employed a face swapping app inside an ancient Egyptian exhibit …

Museums

How to use a foam roller: a runner's guide

Most runners will have at least heard of the foam roller, or encountered it in a gym. But many of us – myself included – are a little clueless when it comes to actually using it. The same applies to other things beneficial to running, that don't actually involve running itself – such as dynamic …

Golden State and the Mathematical Magic of Seventy-Three

“I am aware of the Warriors’ push for seventy-three wins,” Ken Ono, a professor of mathematics at Emory University and the author of “The Web of Modularity: Arithmetic of the Coefficients of Modular Forms and q-series,” said recently, just before the Golden State Warriors won game number …

Mathematics

It’s Been a Long Time Coming

I introduced my boyfriend, Ferdy, to my parents 25 years ago when he and I stayed at their home in Millbrook, N.Y. He was visiting from Bali, Indonesia, where we had met and fallen in love three years earlier. I was on break from teaching in Hong Kong, the city to which I had escaped from midlife …

Asia

*product design & visual communication - homepage

In early 2016 I eventually decided it was my turn to take part in this project.<br>I decided my job was going to be presenting the potential and the …

Bicycling