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How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Obama's Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Year

Is the president's difficult stretch just a case of bad luck, or is it bad strategy?<p>It doesn't get much better than the exhilaration Barack Obama felt when he looked out at the hundreds of supporters packed into McCormick Place at 12:38 on the morning of November 7, 2012. There he was, in his …

Pushing Back ‘Double Down’: ‘The Gamble’ Shows How Obama Really Won

Mitt Romney’s chief strategist looks at ‘The Gamble,’ the other new book about the 2012 presidential race, and the cold, hard data on why President …

'Bored' OK Teens Who Shot and Killed Jogger 'for Fun' Identified

The three Oklahoma teens accused of murdering college student and up-and-coming baseball player Christopher Lane have been identified.<p>Michael Jones, …

Crime

Spike Lee Amends "Essential Film List" to Include Women-Directed Works

Spike Lee, a very accomplished New York film director and NYU professor, has spent a substantial part of this summer promoting a Kickstarter campaign …

GOP prepares to self-destruct over nonsense

The conservative movement seems dead-set on tearing itself apart over “defunding Obamacare,” an imaginary gimmick<p>Call it a kamikaze mission, a circular firing squad, or an escalating civil war, but either way, break out the popcorn and grab a seat as the conservative movement tears itself apart …

“I’m not a terrorist: I’m eight years old, and that’s my science project”

We’re looking for truthers, terrorists and conspiracies everywhere. Our paranoia says more about us than reality<p><i>I think he was trying to tell me something, like it had some sort of a meaning.</i> <i><br>— George Costanza</i><p>October 7, 2001: less than a month after 9/11. Police in Maryland decide that two trucks on …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

First Listen: Mayer Hawthorne, 'Where Does This Door Go'

In the course of three studio albums, Michigan-bred soul singer Mayer Hawthorne has refined his gift for songs that emulate and update his home state's Motown sound. As he's picked up major-label backing — as well as guest assists on the new <i>Where Does This Door Go</i> from the ubiquitous likes of …

Japan tests 310mph bullet train

Japan's "floating" trains of the future, designed to travel at speeds of 311mph, have undergone their first test tracks.<p>The new generation L0 Series trains, which employ the latest magnetic levitation technology instead of conventional wheels, will begin commercial services in 2027.<p>The first five …

Trains

Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-03-22T09:33:10+00:00 March 21st, 2018|<p>A collection of great rail journeys around the world: from the legendary Trans-Siberian …

Report: How GOP lost young voters

A new postmortem on the November elections from the nation’s leading voice for college Republicans offers a searing indictment of the GOP “brand” and the major challenges the party faces in wooing young voters, according to a copy given exclusively to POLITICO on Sunday.<p>The College Republican …

There's A Rumor That Floyd Mayweather Bet $5.9 Million On The Miami Heat

A Twitter account called Vegas Gambling Stream says the word on the street is that boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is putting nearly $6 million on the Miami Heat tonight in Game 7.<p>The Heat are seven-point favorites.<p>While the account uses Pregame (a popular betting site) in its handle, it has no …

New Android Alarm Clock App Warmly Wants To Wake You Up Right

Generally we seem content to be rudely shocked out of sleep, with alarms that blare at us and beep violently, rendering continued sleep impossible. New Android app Warmly, from the Seattle-based Chaos Collective, thinks it might be better if an app wakes you up with gradually mounting sounds that …

Top 5 investigative videos of the week: “Poverty is what makes the rich rich”

From New York’s crack epidemic to Stockton’s Great Depression, a look at the finest docs YouTube has to offer<p>Some questions prompted by this week’s videos:<p>• Are your personal finances in better shape than your city’s?<br>• Why does the media always freak out over the word “crack?”<br>• Did Karl Marx make …