Category Archives: Linked

November 28, 2014

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via Slate: 15% of college students now experience from chronic anxiety, self-mutilation is rampant, affecting 15% of all adolescents, and 40% of women in college will suffer from anorexia or bulimia, all in an attempt at exerting some form of control over their own lives. This same innate need to be their own person is […]

November 26, 2014

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via Chris Breen & Macworld.com: And I’m hardly alone. At Expo careers were launched, plots hatched, businesses created, minds changed, and friends made. It was an event that we looked forward to for months and whose ideas resonated for years. And it wasn’t just us shmoes. I saw countless Apple employees who were just as […]

November 25, 2014

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via SFGate:   Vasquez finally notified the Giants at about 2:20 p.m. PDT that Sandoval had chosen Boston. Sandoval also phoned Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans to tell him personally.   “It was somewhat of an emotional phone call,” Evans said. “He was overwhelmed with this process but said he was ready for a […]

November 25, 2014

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via TheBoldItalic: Looks like Pablo Sandoval is on his way out of San Francisco after he decided he liked Boston’s money better than the nearly identical sum of money the Giants offered him (5 year contract worth $95-$100 million). But hey, maybe Pablo is tired of clam chowder in SF and wants to go to Boston […]

November 24, 2014

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Another great piece on SixColors: I’m with Marco. I have always appreciated using my iPhones as they were born, a naked robotic core with no adornment. And I’ve never dropped one. But I’ve been using an Apple iPhone 6 leather case for the last couple of weeks, and really liking it. Yes, it’s true—the curved […]

November 21, 2014

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via Jalopnik: If we take a “generation” of cars to be somewhere in the range of 10-20 years, then I think what we’re seeing today at the Paris Auto Show, and what we’ll be seeing in the next year or so, is the vanguard of the last generation of cars where you can assume, by […]

November 19, 2014

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via VanityFair: But then again my reaction stems from the fact that I am looking at Millenials from the POV of a member of one of the most pessimistic and ironic generations that has ever roamed the earth—Generation X—so when I hear Millenials being so damaged by “cyber-bullying” that it becomes a gateway to suicide—it’s […]

November 17, 2014

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via Six Colors: But what have I learned? A lot. Some of these things may be obvious, and some may be slightly corny platitudes. But I hope a few will be useful to you. I’m far from an expert on this stuff, even after all these years, so I hope documenting my mindset when writing […]

November 17, 2014

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via Sum of Us: Starbucks doesn’t think you have the right to know what’s in your coffee. So it’s teamed up with Monsanto to sue the small U.S. state of Vermont to stop you from finding out. Hiding behind the shadowy “Grocery Manufacturers Association”, Starbucks is supporting a lawsuit that’s aiming to block a landmark law that requires […]

November 14, 2014

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via Anil Dash: But what have I learned? A lot. Some of these things may be obvious, and some may be slightly corny platitudes. But I hope a few will be useful to you. I’m far from an expert on this stuff, even after all these years, so I hope documenting my mindset when writing […]