In addition, after Google became successful, the type of candidate who applied...– Why have so few successful startups come out of Google? - Quora
Since the Prop 8 case deals with a state initiative - an amendment to the...– As Feinstein Tries To Kill DOMA, SF Same Sex Marriage Fans Wonder What This Means For Prop 8 (And Plan A Party)
How to Be an Angel Investor →
Linking this because it was the first, most succinct thing I read on the topic, and because a number of people I know have been asking about it.
Isn’t it interesting that some of those who—rightly—protest...– Wisconsin: The Hemlock Revolution - Swampland - TIME.com
Soup: I'm as Liberal as they come... →
rickwebb: pareene: jasencomstock: danielholter: evangotlib: But when you see what Unions have done to America…it’s hard to feel for the folks in Wisconsin. Have you been to Detroit? Have you really dug into the US Public School system? Utter disasters. Detroit will come back. The school will be… Why do people write like this! If you hate unions you are just not “as liberal as they...
Von Neumann probes A von Neumann probe is a self-replicating spacecraft...– Self-replicating spacecraft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ready to really get down and dirty in the singles scene? Seven of every 10...– Dirty truth: Guys’ pads have 15 times more germs
readmorewikipedia: Ultracrepidarianism is the habit of giving opinions and advice on matters outside of one’s knowledge. Guilty as charged. Which apparently wouldn’t be so bad if I wasn’t able to do it so convincingly.
Interest rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages topped 5% for the first time in...– This Week: Mortgage Rates Jump - WSJ.com A trend to keep an eye on. I believe new home sales were also up in January.
Every day, before leaving the office, save a few minutes to think about what...– The Last Five Minutes of Your Day - BusinessWeek
Brownstein briefly worked at Wieden + Kennedy, and a “Portlandia”...– ‘Portlandia’: ‘Portlandia’ lovingly satirizes Portland, Oregon - latimes.com
Responding to the Worst Speech Ever | Marc Lynch →
Conservatives should recognize a few things. First, as Clouthier suggests, the...– “Defend CPAC from phony conservatives”: I.E., Libertarians. Or, Grover Go Home: Reason Magazine Reagan’s “three-legged” stool is collapsing.
Former Smashing Pumpkins Bassist D'arcy Wretzky... →
emmawelles: flavorpill: Best headline ever, or best headline of all time ? Bizarre. “There was that whole weird thing with the horses”
Ben Bashford - Notebook of Things: Emoticomp →
bashford: “My sensory apparatus reveals it to me. This is fun.” - Bomb 20 Yeah I know about the title. I have no intention of actually saying that word out loud unless I refer to this post. There’s another stinker later on too. Shhh. There’s been quite a few things written about personality,… Mind. Blown. (via Matt Jones)
How one man tracked down Anonymous - and paid a... →
Read it for the LULZ.
This is a statistically impossible lack of diversity,” Dr. Haidt concluded,...– Social Psychologists Detect Liberal Bias Within - NYTimes.com
Green Bay beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington,...– Sports books cleared under $1M from Super Bowl XLV - ESPN
…Symbian is proving to be an increasingly difficult environment in which...– Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rallies troops in brutally honest ‘burning platform’ memo? — Engadget “Proving”? Really? Jesus.
I will be accepting 2 volunteers to help with the event this year. You get to...– Do you have the guts to cook guts 3.0 « Offal Good This is one hell of an opportunity for an up and comer to pitch in on Cosentino’s line during one of the highlights of the SF culinary calendar. Young turks, we salute you. Sharpen up and hold fast.
I can’t find the quote but one of the historians of the French Revolution...– BBC - Newsnight: Paul Mason: Twenty reasons why it’s kicking off everywhere This is a must-read.
As The New York Times headline declared earlier this week, “Jobs and Age Reign...– The Kindling of Change - NYTimes.com
Furthermore, in the last quarter century, there have been transitions from...– Stand for Freedom | The Weekly Standard Bill Kristol, playing the conservative voice of reason. Strange days.
Women Laughing Alone With Salad | The Hairpin →
Engagement boils down the goal of a creative to a “yes” or...– DIGIDAY:DAILY - Ad Metrics, Evolved Former client and Medialets CEO Eric Litman, writing on engagement as a metric for ads.
Here's What Insiders Have To Say About Yuri Milner... →
rickwebb: I suppose I should comment on this, because, you know, I’m an “angel” now, and I need to pontificate on all this stuff to “exhibit thought leadership” to “stimulate deal flow,” right? That’s what I’m supposed to be doing, right? Rick makes a good point through his examples - the people who are freaking out about this (both positively and negatively) seem to be focused on the...
While much of American media has termed the events unfolding in Egypt today as...– Game Over: The Chance For Democracy In Egypt Is Lost | The Middle East Channel We’re through the looking glass at this point - most of this reads as paranoid overinflation of the savvy of both Mubarak and the military commanders… but whose to discount this reading in what looks like a...
Those Americans and others who cheer the mobs in the streets of Cairo and other...– Richard Cohen - A democratic Egypt or a state of hate?
Everyone brings their crumb of information to the table,” she said. “If they are...– Wikipedia Ponders Its Gender-Skewed Contributions - NYTimes.com “Ah, yes, but let us analyze the crumb. Let us dissect it, determine its specific gravity, maybe irradiate it? You don’t mind, do you? This invasive, totally arbitrary system of editorial authority is exactly what you had...
A Budweiser plant in Van Nuys was used for the Enterprise’s engine room,...– Star Trek (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Having the Abram’s Star Trek reboot on Netflix streaming in HD is daaaaaangerous.