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Laurene Powell Jobs, Tom Byers - Injecting Innovation into Intractable Systems

Great city walks: Cambridge

Packed with history and architectural splendour, walking in Cambridge will leave you spoilt for riches • Five more walks tomorrow<p><b>Distance</b> 3.1 miles/5 km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 2 hours<b><br>Start and finish</b> Cambridge YHA<b><br>Start postcode</b> CB1 2DN<b><br>Step-by-step details and maps</b> ramblers.org.uk/cambridgeroute<p>In a …

European Travel

What Happened, Miss Simone? Jason Bentley Interviews Liz Garbus & Al Shackman

How Lego imagines Danish hipsters dress - in pictures

It was only a matter of time. At the request of the Guardian and to mark the start of Copenhagen fashion week, Danish company Lego have created the Lego hipsters – complete with oversized earphones, fixie bikes and (obviously) facial hair. Design manager Tara Wike told the Guardian’s Helen Russell: …

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The Possibilian

What a brush with death taught David Eagleman about the mysteries of time and the brain.<p>When David Eagleman was eight years old, he fell off a roof and kept on falling. Or so it seemed at the time. His family was living outside Albuquerque, in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains. There were only …

Brain Gain

The underground world of “neuroenhancing” drugs.<p>A young man I’ll call Alex recently graduated from Harvard. As a history major, Alex wrote about a dozen papers a semester. He also ran a student organization, for which he often worked more than forty hours a week; when he wasn’t on the job, he had …

Ben Horowitz, Tom Byers - Nailing the Hard Things

Foxcatcher Official Teaser Trailer #3 (2014) - Channing Tatum, Steve Carell Drama HD

Solving the Autism Puzzle - MIT Technology Review

His name was David. He was 10 years old and, to put it bluntly, compellingly weird—especially in the buttoned-down, groomed normality of suburban …

Genetics

Isis: the inside story

One of the Islamic State’s senior commanders reveals exclusive details of the terror group’s origins inside an Iraqi prison – right under the noses of their American jailers. Report by Martin Chulov<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked …

the new MIT media lab identity by pentagram

the new MIT media lab identity by pentagram<p><b>the MIT Media Lab has a new visual identity designed by pentagram’s michael bierut and aron fay. using the</b> …

Person of the Year 2014: Tim Cook

Sights (Dennis Ferrer Remix)

JavaScript is disabled<p>You need to enable JavaScript to use SoundCloud<p>Our 'Sights' EP is on iTunes now: po.st/SIGHTS Our debut album 'If You Wait' is …

Disability

D! - Dare to ASK: Nic Pizzolatto - True Detective

The 15 Most Brutal Corporate Firings

Think Ali Rowghani's abrupt and unceremonious dismissal from Twitter this week was bad? Check out these brutal executive ousters.<p>When Ali Rowghani resigned from the chief operating officer job at Twitter on Thursday, he announced it with a tweet, surely a first for a $22 billion company. But the …

Natural Gas

Architizer Launches A Match.com For Architects And Clients

One industry at a time, from health care to music, small companies are transforming how we discover and contract with professionals. Now Architizer is getting into the game. The site, best known for featuring architects’ portfolios, is betting that it can attract real estate developers and private …

Architecture

Even Small Negotiations Require Preparation and Creativity

Whether you’re aware of it or not, you’re negotiating all the time. When you ask your boss for more resources, agree with a vendor on a price, deliver a performance evaluation, convince a business partner to join forces with your company, or even when you decide with your spouse where to go on your …

Facebook Engagement Is the New Focus Group

Facebook engagement won't necessarily rev a brand's sales, but it does serve one purpose, according to a new report: It acts as market research for …

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Big Businesses, Not Just Startups, Are Crucial to Emerging Markets

<i>Josef Mandelbaum is the CEO of Perion Network.</i><p>In their book “Built to Last – Successful Habits of Visionary Companies,” Jim Collins and Jerry Porras studied 18 exceptional companies, identifying what sets them apart from their competition. They compare the practices of these companies to the common …

The Week in Review: Renaissance Television

Inside Flipboard / April 5, 2014<p>Couch potatoes, rejoice (be sure to stretch first): TV’s here to stay. Our changing media habits haven’t traded depth …

Re/code on TV: Amazon's Magic Wand, Tech's Poaching Wars and the New, New Media

Brains for reporting, but still faces for TV.<p>Another marketing gimmick or a real breakthrough in online grocery shopping? I appeared on CNBC to discuss Amazon’s new Dash device and the company’s unrelenting push to make shopping ever more convenient. (NBCU is a partner of and investor in <b>Re/code</b>.)<p>At …

Relax With 40 Perfectly Looped Ambient Gifs

Do All Flip Phones Go To Heaven? "Small Data" Explores The Afterlife Of Dead Tech

We talked with artist Daniel Canogar about his new solo exhibition and the junkyard dives that inspired it.<p>Sherlock Holmes could probably paint a very accurate picture of me just by looking at my smartphone. He wouldn't even need to unlock my password and reveal the icons on my home screen; the …

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