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The danger of silence | Clint Smith

Eric Liu: Why ordinary people need to understand power

Talithia Williams: Own your body's data

Margaret Gould Stewart: How giant websites design for you (and a billion others, too)

Shih Chieh Huang: Sculptures that'd be at home at the bottom of the ocean

Where do companies like Rakuten, Alibaba, and Youtube find translators? Gengo. (#StartupAsia preview)

Founded in 2008 by Robert Laing and Matthew Romaine, Gengo‘s network of more than 11,000 translators have translated more than 225 million words for …


Lorrie Faith Cranor: What's wrong with your pa$$w0rd?

Which country does the most good for the world? | Simon Anholt

Why I love a country that once betrayed me | George Takei


Build a Seduction Playlist

[[video:32186]]<p><b>1. Begin with Audio Foreplay</b><br>Start with a sexy bass line—just avoid the obvious slow jams. "That's like walking into the room with your pants already at your ankles," says West. Try "What You Won't Do for Love" by Bobby Caldwell.<p><b>2. Give Her Something Familiar</b><br>Cue up a couple of known …

Comics that ask "what if?" | Randall Munroe

How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is) | William Black

Stanley McChrystal: The military case for sharing knowledge

Tristram Wyatt: The smelly mystery of the human pheromone

Andrew Bastawrous: Get your next eye exam on a smartphone

Gavin Schmidt: The emergent patterns of climate change

James Patten: The best computer interface? Maybe ... your hands

Sarah Lewis: Embrace the near win

Why I must come out | Geena Rocero

Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done... | Bill and Melinda Gates

a16z Podcast: China and Tech


Del Harvey: The strangeness of scale at Twitter

Jinha Lee: Reach into the computer and grab a pixel

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

Michael Archer: How we'll resurrect the gastric brooding frog, the Tasmanian tiger