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Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

These were the 10 best songs of 2016

Yes, 2016 was a banner year for music, filled with all sorts of surprises. There were artistic leaps forward, unexpected reunions and plenty of …

The Big Short: is the next financial crisis on its way?

Steve Eisman saw the last crash coming and was portrayed in an Oscar-winning film. Now he believes Europe’s banks, especially Italy’s, are at risk<p>In the Oscar-winning The Big Short, Steve Carell plays the angry Wall Street outsider who predicts (and hugely profits from) the great financial crash of …

Finance

Top 5 typography trends of 2016

All designers should have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of typography. And even if you do, the rapid evolution of the discipline means you can …

At Home with Some of the Music Industry‘s Biggest Stars Photos

The lives of our favorite pop, country, and R&B performers often revolve around private planes and five-star hotels. But when they‘re not touring internationally or walking award-show red carpets, these world-famous celebrities kick back in their luxurious homes. Interior design plays a key role in …

20 Profound Ways to Instantly Reduce Your Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Self-help

MESSAGING APPS FOR PUBLISHERS REPORT: Why chat apps are now crucial for publishers

The top four messaging apps — Facebook's Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber — now claim nearly 3 billion monthly active users combined, narrowly outnumbering the combined active users on the world's four largest social networks, including Facebook.<p>These numbers have caught the attention of a …

Apps

Tribune Rebuffs Gannett Again, Gets Sued, Changes Name to Tronc

Just when you thought the Gannett vs. Tribune Publishing story couldn’t get any weirder, it does exactly that. Tribune, the newspaper chain that has …

Journalism

Jeff Bezos on Peter Thiel: 'Seek revenge and you should dig two graves'

Amazon billionaire says PayPal co-founder should ‘grow a thick skin’ rather than take reporters to court, and suggests dirtiest industries be banished to space<p>Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has spoken out against Peter Thiel and in defense of Gawker, telling a Los Angeles audience: “Beautiful speech …

Space Travel

The long, hard road to rock’n’roll success: ‘We’re essentially skint’

With music sales in decline, it’s often said that the only way for bands to make money now is through touring. But is that true? Marc Burrows talks to fellow musicians about the hard graft life on the road – and how the thrill of performing sustains them<p>Making a living as a musician is hard. Justin …

Concerts

David Bowie dies at 69; musician had fought cancer

David Bowie, the ever-changing artist behind ambitious concept pieces like “Space Oddity” and memorable new wave pop like “Let’s Dance” died Sunday …

The Problem With Journalism Is You Need an Audience

Why can’t you find The Greatest Publication Ever Made on any newsstand or web browser or TV network? Because people don’t want it.<p>This is America, …

The Shade Room Is Coming For The Gossip Industry's Wig

How the celebrity gossip site The Shade Room — launched by 25-year-old Angie Nwandu, who grew up in foster care — is figuring things out faster than everyone else.<p><b>Last Saturday, Instagram</b> account @TheShadeRoom posted a screenshot of a comment left by the singer and actor Countess Vaughn on the …

This Pronoun Is the Word of the Year for 2015

The American Dialect Society was selecting a “word of the year” way before it was cool. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who would …

Bernie Sanders

Better-looking students get better grades — but not in online classes

Two economists knew that appearance matters: Studies had shown all sorts of benefits linked to attractiveness, everything from dating to salaries to ratings of how well professors teach classes. But they weren’t sure whether better-looking people earn more money and are more likely to be considered …

Students

This Boy Is Still In Prison For A Punch He Threw At 16

Filed 6:00 a.m.<p>01.04.2016<p>Feature<p>This Boy’s Life<p>At 16, Taurus Buchanan threw one deadly punch—and was sent away for life. Will the Supreme Court give …

Crime

Megyn Kelly Is a Horrible Person

<i>What if</i>, a recent piece of speculative fiction in <i>Vanity Fair</i> wonders aloud, <i>Megyn Kelly isn’t a poisonous bigot and shameless cable news demagogue,</i> …

Megyn Kelly

Everything You Need To Know About TV And Movies In 2016

From The X-Files to The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Captain America: Civil War to Rogue One, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to look forward to. In chronological order!<p><b>Note:</b> This list, though long, is of course not everything. There will be movies that come out of Sundance and …

The Casties: Quartz’s awards for the best podcasts of 2015

The staggering growth of podcasts is great for those of us that love them.With all of these new options, it’s really tough to know which are actually worth listening to. There are great podcasts of many types: expertly produced narrative storytelling, short fiction, a couple of people chatting for …

TV