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Facebook redesigned the data center network: 3 reasons it matters

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Facebook<p>Earlier this month, Facebook announced a new data center networking architecture that it calls, fittingly, …

The Atlantic’s “The Case for Reparations” Echoes in a Pa. City

In <i>The Atlantic</i>’s recent article, “The Case for Reparations,” Ta-Nehisi Coates takes readers to Chicago to tell the story of the systemic robbery and …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

Young People Collide With the Divided City

Millennials: Fix Philly Public Schools or We’re Outta Here<p>The Pew Charitable Trusts released a discouraging study earlier this month, “Millennials in …

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Isn’t Trader Joe’s Moving into Underserved Neighborhoods?

Whole Foods’ recent push into underserved neighborhoods in Detroit, Newark and other high-poverty cities has been met with equal parts backlash and …

How Academia Resembles a Drug Gang

In 2000, economist Steven Levitt and sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh published an article in the <i>Quarterly Journal of Economics</i> about the internal wage …

Micro Homes

If one wants to own a house for less than $30K these days, there are two options: buy a semi-crappy home in a fledgling market or, the more popular option, go small. Ridiculously small. A Vancouver company is offering micro homes for <b>$25K to $28K,</b> all of which are "easy to assemble" and measure …

Have You Heard the One About President Joe Biden?

That's No Joke. Consider: He is the most quietly effective politician in D.C. (Don't laugh.) The "Most Influential Vice President in History." (Seriously, stop laughing.) One of our nation's most senior statesmen. (Look it up!) So why is the man who could be the next president also the butt of so …

Joe Biden