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Rediscover index Magazine, the Coolest Culture Bible You’ve Never Heard Of

Alex Frank remembers index magazine, which is being remembered in a new book by Rizzoli, index a to z.<p><i>From the magazine</i>: , <i>April/May 2014</i><p>I was back …

3 Alternative Tech Startup Cities With Less Traffic, More Housing (Infographic)

Managing Partner, J. A. Solari & Partners<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Silicon Valley’s powerful entrepreneurial economy has resulted in some major downsides: gridlocked traffic, high housing prices and a growing and aggressive tech backlash. Today, three cities …

Entrepreneurship

NYU Law Students' Emails Subpoenaed After Criticizing School Trustee

GREENWICH VILLAGE — A New York University Law trustee's company wants two students to hand over their personal emails after they circulated a letter …

Parole And Technology: Prison Breakthrough

IN MONTY PYTHON'S "Life of Brian", the Jerusalem crowd picks wrongdoers for Pontius Pilate to release according to whether their names begin with "r", since they find it amusing that the Roman governor cannot pronounce that letter. ("Welease Woger!"). Two thousand years later, America aims to …

Crime

Terry Richardson: Models lied about harassment because the Internet

How do you defend yourself against an allegation that you orally raped a young model during what she thought would be a routine photoshoot?<p>If you’re …

Miley Cyrus

JPMorgan Chase Engaged in Mortgage Fraud. The Securitization Fraud That Collapsed the Housing Market

By Ellen Brown<p>In a nearly $13 billion settlement with the US Justice Department in November 2013, JPMorganChase admitted that it, along with every …

FACEBOOK REPORTEDLY IN TALKS TO BUY HIGH-ALTITUDE DRONE MAKERS TITAN AEROSPACE

Facebook is reportedly in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, makers of solar-powered, high-altitude drones that can stay aloft for up to five years at a …

The Rise and Future of the New York Startup Ecosystem

Like many who have been active in the New York startup ecosystem over the past decade, I am optimistic about its future. The last 10 years have seen …

Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make—and break—online video | Ars Technica

When ISPs and video providers fight over money, Internet users suffer.<p>Lee Hutchinson has a problem. My fellow Ars writer is a man who loves to watch …

Austin police drag jogger to car screaming after jaywalking without ID

A Texas woman was dragged screaming to a police car in Austin, Texas after being arrested for failing to provide ID while jaywalking.<p>The woman, …

Reports: 4 Arrests Linked To Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

Three men and one woman were arrested Tuesday evening in connection with the death over the weekend of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, <i>The New York Times</i> and other New York news outlets are reporting.<p>Hoffman, 46, was found dead in a Manhattan apartment. It appears he died from a heroin overdose.<p>Law …

Headhunters Reveal What Candidates Want

Given the shortage of talented executives, how can companies attract the best and brightest? What do executives look for in new employers? How does a company become a destination of choice for talent in the aftermath of the financial crisis?<p>To answer these questions, we surveyed several dozen …

Death on the US-Mexican border: the killings America chooses to ignore

On 28 May 28 2010, 42-year-old Anastacio Hernandez Rojas was detained by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents while attempting to enter …

How to Reinvent Yourself After 50

I was manning a booth at the Harvard Club of New York’s authors’ night when an older woman approached and picked up a copy of my book, <i>Reinventing You</i>. She paged through it for a moment, then put it down. “Too late for me,” she said abruptly, and walked away.<p>Over the past six months of my book tour, …

Bots now 'account for 61% of web traffic'

<b>If you are visiting this page the chances are that you are not a human, at least according to research.</b><p>A study by Incapsula suggests 61.5% of all website traffic is now generated by bots. The security firm said that was a 21% rise on last year's figure of 51%.<p>Some of these automated software tools …

Bots

David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

The creator of The Wire, David Simon, delivered an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact. This is an edited extract<p>• Lanre Bakare: Go home, David Simon. Without justice …

The Neuroscience Of Trusting Your Gut

Why should you trust your gut? Because science says it’s the foundation of rational decision making.<p>Say what you will about George W. Bush’s style, but you can’t fault him for having an overly brain-based conception of how to make decisions. As Stephen Colbert famously said, our 43rd president …

Only Some of Our Young Are Now Independent Americans

I often worry about today’s young growing up in a country where everybody is liable to be under secret government surveillance, with nearly all of …

Reminder: What You Post on the Internet Is Visible to the Internet

In the age of the social Web, you’re more transparent than you might think.<p>That’s the point of a video making the rounds from filmmaker Jack Vale, …

Four Square

Why The Banner Ad Is Heroic, and Adtech Is Our Greatest Artifact - John Battelle's Search Blog

Every good story needs a hero. Back when I wrote <i>The Search</i>, that hero was Google – the book wasn’t about Google alone, but Google’s narrative worked …

Missouri Turns to Compounding Pharmacies for Lethal Injection Drugs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Facing a shortage of mass-produced drugs, Missouri will rely on a private compounding pharmacy to …

Chart: Steve Ballmer’s ‘Perspective’ compares Microsoft to Amazon, Apple, Google and other rivals

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is on stage right now at the company’s Financial Analyst Meeting, and he opened with the chart above, comparing Microsoft …

Pew Report: 86% Of Online Users Attempt To Hide Their Digital Footprints

A few days after Acxiom unveiled Aboutthedata.com, a website where people can review the (sometimes inaccurate) online data that the marketing firm …

Misogynist trolls have turned Storify into a harassment tool

Online harassment has completely taken over Melody Hensley’s life.<p>As an atheist and feminist activist, Hensley said, she was a target for “atheist …