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We Are a Camera

Experience and memory in the age of GoPro.<p>Late one fall afternoon two years ago, Aaron Chase, a professional mountain biker, was riding his bike in the Smoky Mountains, near Sun Valley, Idaho. He’d powered up to a high-altitude ridge and was gazing, less than eagerly, at the trail down toward the …

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Beats by Dre Pairs Soccer's Finest With Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne

A new campaign for the launch of Beats by Dre's redesigned Solo2 headphones collects some of the biggest names in soccer and features cameos by …

Lil Wayne

Jony Ive on design, copying, and Apple's future

Apple's senior vice president of design Jony Ive has given an extensive interview to the UK paper <i>The Sunday Times</i>. The interview, which is available online to <i>Times</i> subscribers, covers his design philosophies, his close relationship with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and his expectations for the …

From Pacific Rim to The World’s End, Here Are Our Favorite Movies of 2013 | WIRED

When the history of cinema is writ large on the hearts of popcorn-hoisting genre-lovers, everywhere 2013 will go down as the Year of the Non-Sucky …

Can Marvel Studios Change Hollywood?

Since 2008, Marvel Studios' eight movies have grossed $5 billion in global box office, all thanks to one simple, radical invention: the mega-franchise. Can Hollywood catch up? And should they?<p>SEVEN YEARS AGO, Marvel Studios barely existed at all. Today, it is poised to change Hollywood forever.<p>For …

Comics

Why most modern action films are terrible | Balder and Dash

"The Wolverine" is many things—another piece of Marvel's big-screen superhero puzzle, a sturdy vehicle for Hugh Jackman's soulful ferocity, a …

Rush: How I learned to forgive — and even like — the most hated band of all time

They’re the most hated band ever. Yes, classic rock radio played them to death in the ’80s, but it’s time to let go<p>It was a woman who introduced me to Rush: Miss Blake, my sixth-grade music teacher at Pierce Elementary School. The seventies, obviously. A typical 1978 suburban public school …

How Medium Is Building a New Kind of Company with No Managers

<i>Ed</i><i>itor's Note: Medium has since changed the way it runs the organization as it's scaled. You can read about how they're approaching manag</i><i>ement now</i> …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

Watch Superman get his name in new 'Man of Steel' trailer

Christopher Nolan had major success reviving the character of Batman in his <i>Dark Knight</i> trilogy, and he's helping director Zack Snyder attempt the same with Superman in this year's <i>Man of Steel</i>. Warner Bros. has just released a new trailer for the film, providing a glimpse of Russell Crowe as …

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …

Architecture

The Evolution of King James

LeBron explains how he transformed himself into a ruthlessly efficient scoring machine<p>Just a few months after his 28th birthday, LeBron James is on …

Exclusive: Dell paying Blackstone’s bills | Fortune.com

FORTUNE -- Dell Inc. is reimbursing The Blackstone Group's due diligence costs on a possible buyout offer for the company, Fortune has learned.<p>Sources close to the situation say that Blackstone (bx) repeatedly requested the concession, threatening to otherwise walk away from the table during the …

Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

Flipboard announced today that it has 50 million users, and also released a new version of its app that lets every one of them become an editor-in-chief. Flipboard 2.0 is "the most epic release we've ever done," CEO Mike McCue told <i>The Verge</i>, and most of its new features focus on curation: users can …