Evan Williams

Squash Melbourne Squash Open 2018

<b>Squash Melbourne Open</b> <b>2018 <br>10-12 Aug, Melbourne, Australia, $5kx2</b><p><i>Day THREE - Semis:</i> <br>Getting down to the business end now, with four very well fought …

Squash

Australian Open - Quarter Final Results

The third night of the 2018 Australian Open Squash Championships produced a number of notable results that have thrown the title race wide open in …

Australian Open (Tennis)

YouTube Stories is a shameless rip-off of Instagram and Snapchat

YOUTUBE is doing an Instagram by pinching Snapchat's ubiquitous Stories feature.<p>The Google-owned video platform has been spotted trialling the …

Social Media

11 painful moments CEOs and founders thought their business was sunk — and how they turned it around

If you take a look at the history of many successful companies, you'll inevitably find moments where the founder or CEO didn't know if the organization would make it.<p>Maybe they'd run out of money, or maybe they'd stumbled into a PR disaster. Either way, the future looked bleak.<p>Below, we've listed …

CEOs

Te Papa confirms restructure, calls in international experts

Te Papa is pushing ahead with plans to restructure its collections team but will also have international experts review how it looks after its …

Medium

Hannah Gadsby: ‘Nanette’ | Evan Williams

By now, someone in your life has urged you to watch <i>Nanette</i>, the Netflix special from Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby. They would have described it …

Medium

Last Call: With Style

Loa’s Honeycomb Old Fashioned<p>Tim McNally | Photo by Eugenia Uhl<p>Depending on our mood, our age, our location, or even what else we have planned for …

New Orleans

Inside the August issue of The Monthly

Magazine<p>The Nation Reviewed<p>Australia cannot stay silent about Trump<p>How the Ramsay Centre’s degree stopped before it started<p>What happened to missing …

Northern Territory

Thursday’s Insider Report: Companies insiders are buying and selling

Featured below are companies that have experienced recent insider trading activity in the public market through their direct and indirect ownerships, including accounts they have control or direction over.<p>The list features insider transaction activity; it does not convey total ownership information …

Real Estate

‘What is That? It’s Nothing.’ On the Unlikely Origins of Twitter

In Silicon Valley a fortunate few make it into orbit on their first rocket ride—Nolan Bushnell, the two Steves, Jeff and Pierre, Larry and Sergey, …

Medium

The Twitter celebrities who were hit hardest by the purge of fake accounts

ROBOCALYPSE<p>By July 12, 2018<p>Twitter removed tens of millions of suspicious accounts from its site on Thursday (July 12). The purge is the latest in a series of moves from the social network to clean the site of bots and misinformation. Though the company said that most people will lose four …

Social Media

Tough loss for Kiwi in semi of pro squash event in Auckland

A finals spot was a step too far for Kiwi squash professional Evan Williams at the US$10,000 PSA Squash XL Open in Auckland.<p>The Wellington player …

Sport (New Zealand)

Kiwi causes upset in squash tournament

New Zealand squash pro, Evan Williams has scored one of the best wins of his career by knocking out the top seed and world No.61, Rex Hedrick of …

Squash

Tough going for top players at Auckland PSA squash event

It was tough going in the opening round of the PSA US$10,000 Squash XL Open in Auckland with seeded players being pushed all the way by their …

Sport (New Zealand)

SquashXL2018

<b>Squash XL Open 2018 <br>26 Jun - 01 Jul, Auckland, New Zealand, $10k</b><p><b>Squash XL Open 2018 <br>26 Jun - 01 Jul, Auckland, New Zealand, $10k</b><p><b>Round One<br>28</b> …

Squash

Mark Humphries exits The Feed

Satirist Mark Humphries is finishing up on <b>The Feed</b> today.Humphries, who joined SBS after ABC2 wound up <b>The Roast</b>, posted a farewell on Facebook last …

TV (Australia)

Joelle King, Paul Coll show their class at NZ squash nationals

Kiwi squash stars Joelle King and Paul Coll continued their dominance of the New Zealand nationals with commanding victories in the singles finals on …

Squash

Top seeds through to semis at national squash champs

The top four seeds in the women’s draw reached their predicted places in the semifinals at the New Zealand Squash Nationals in Henderson.<p>Top ranked …

Sport (New Zealand)

Squash: Commonwealth Games stars cruise into quarter-finals

The big names progressed to the quarter-finals of the New Zealand National Squash Champs in Henderson with relative ease after the first day of …

Sport (New Zealand)

The best photos of FREESKIER Volume 20, Part I

<i>Within the twenty volumes of FREESKIER magazine, we’ve printed countless images showcasing the best photography in skiing. From timeless park</i> …

Willie Nelson

Shareholder proposals fail at Twitter annual meeting

A Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) filing shows that in its annual meeting, management proposals typically carried the day, though one shareholder proposal got …

Business

Some big Silicon Valley names are throwing money around ahead of next week’s mayoral election in San Francisco

Evan Williams, the Conways and Chris Larsen are some of the biggest donors from tech land.<p>Next week’s mayoral race in San Francisco is another opportunity for the city to reveal how comfortable it is with its growing tech footprint — which, in the eyes of some, comes at the detriment of the city’s …

Silicon Valley

Ev Williams’ manifesto to fix technology and social media

Medium founder and CEO on technology, society, and the choices ahead.<p>Since 2012, Ev Williams has been focusing on Medium, the publishing platform he …

Social Media

Medium keeps killing off blogs in the name of saving the internet

Yesterday I wrote about the weird breathless coverage that Twitter co-founder Ev Williams seems to get whenever he talks about Medium, his grand project to make online publishing sustainable. Williams will speak to anyone who will listen about how unsustainable the current advertising-driven media …

Tech Trends

Ev Williams’s Grand Plans To Fix The Internet Aren’t Enough

The Medium founder sees a more sustainable future for digital media, but his past tells another story.<p>The “Good Intentions Paving Company” may be a wonderful song written by Joanna Newsom, but it could also be considered Ev Williams’s entire public relations strategy. The tech billionaire behind …

Medium

And for His Next Act, Ev Williams Will Fix the Internet

For years, Ev Williams was saddled with doubts.<p>As a co-founder of Blogger and Twitter and, more recently, as the chief executive of the digital publishing platform Medium, Mr. Williams transformed the way millions of people publish and consume information online.<p>But as his empire grew, he started …

Social Media

Extra, Extra: Today's Giuliani Disagrees With Yesterday's Giuliani

Because Rudy Giuliani loves contradicting himself, check out today's end-of-day links: Resistancehole, director Hiro Murai, Manhattan population, Amy …

New York City

Phil Robertson on Twitter: "Aung San Suu Kyi's address to diplomats in #Naypyitaw on Sept 19, 2017 is among the most chilling because it shows impunity & cover-up from a political leader who the world thought cared about human rights. https://t.co/Wr6omYfm7k #frontlinePBS #Myanmar #Burma #Rohingya @hrw… https://t.co/mc9jrxz9ws"

SFMOMA Modern Ball 2018

Vanessa Getty<p>Photo - Drew Altizer<p>Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue<p>Photo - Drew Altizer<p>Atmosphere at SFMOMA Modern Ball 2018 on April 25th 2018 at …

San Francisco

SFMOMA Sells an Ellsworth Kelly at Their Modern Ball

On Wednesday night, Ellsworth Kelly’s <i>Red-Orange Relief</i> sold for $2.5 million during an auction at the SFMOMA’s Modern Ball. It didn’t go to any of the tech or philanthropy titans in the room, including Google’s Sergey Brin, Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, Instagram cofounders Kevin Systrom and …

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