I Don’t Know How to Waste Time on the Internet Anymore
The other day, I found myself looking at a blank address bar in a new tab in my browser. I wanted to waste time, but… I didn’t know how.
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David Hume: Why You’re Probably Wrong About Everything You Know
Limits of reason, conceptual contradictions, and living right.
Zat Rana in Personal Growth
Sep 26

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A Company Built on a Bluff
For almost 25 years, Shane Smith’s plan for Vice was that, by the time the suckers caught on, he’d never be stuck owning the company he…
New York Magazine
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How To Discover Your True Self
Ralph Waldo Emerson on extraordinary men, nature and self-reliance.
Harry J. Stead in Personal Growth
Sep 13

From your network
Understanding AFib: A heart dancing without rhythm
In the first of a series on atrial fibrillation, physician Randall Stafford explains the condition and how it increases the risk of stroke.
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 27

From your network
Trying to get answers: One woman’s quest for a diagnosis
After a year of baffling symptoms, two Stanford specialists pieced together the puzzle of this woman’s disease.
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 24

From your network
Smuggling RNA into cells can activate the immune system to fight cancer
Hiding mRNA messages in CARTs — positively charged degradable vehicles — smuggles them across the cell membrane and can ‘vaccinate’ against…
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 25

Creativity
How To Digest Books Above Your “Level” And Increase Your Intelligence
To do great things, you have to read to lead.
Ryan Holiday
Jan 17
Based on your reading history
Why Do We Murder the Beautiful Friendships of Boys?
How an epidemic of loneliness is endangering American men — and how to fix it
Mark Greene in Man, Interrupted
Jul 31, 2017

Creativity
8 Things I Learned Reading 50 Books A Year For 7 Years
#1: Reading isn’t a secret to success
Kris Gage
Mar 5

From your network
When You’re Running Out of Time (And Not Running Anywhere)
Day Two of MyFitnessPal
Zach J. Payne in 60 Months to Ironman
May 23

Productivity
The Only Type Of Motivation You’ll Ever Need
Not all motivation is created equally.
Eric S Burdon
yesterday

Writing
Suggested topic
George Orwell’s Six Rules For Great Writing
How to write clearly and effectively
Harry J. Stead in Personal Growth
Aug 29
From your network
The Question I Ask Twice A Year
Thanks Kim Scott.
Phil Hayes-St Clair in The Startup
Sep 22

Based on your reading history
‘I Feel Pretty’ and the Rise of Beauty-Standard Denialism
Coursing through pop culture, this attitude puts the onus on women to improve their self-esteem instead of criticizing societal beauty…
The New York Times
Apr 25

Based on your reading history
Dealing With Impostor Syndrome When You’re Treated as an Impostor
Impostor syndrome is not a unique feeling, but some researchers believe it hits minority groups harder
The New York Times
Jun 14

Based on your reading history
An Open Letter to the Men Who Don’t Catcall
You’re not the men who shriek from car windows. You’re the men who say nothing while they do.
Alice Minium
Jun 8

Based on your reading history
I Heart LA
The mysterious origins of my fidelity to this city (and county)
Lydia Sohn
Aug 10
Based on your reading history
What to Do When You Get the News
Supporting your parent, your family, and yourself when the worst thing happens
Lindsay Robertson in The Beginner’s Guide to Losing Your Parent
Jun 15

From your network
Two Models That Prove the ROI of Customer Service
Buyers trust people over brands, and brands are getting crowded out of their traditional spaces, so why throw more money at the same…
Michael Redbord in ThinkGrowth.org
Aug 22

From your network
Increasing the Adoption of UX and the Products You Design (Part 2)
Optimizing Designs for New Users
Chris Kiess in Prototypr
Sep 25

Based on your reading history
Why Are Smart People So Miserable?
The answer may surprise you, since it’s the very thing you’ve been told will make you truly happy.
inc. magazine
Oct 13, 2017

Art
If You Only Read A Few Books In 2018, Read These
If you’d liked to be jerked around less, provoked less, and more productive and inwardly focused, where should you start?
Ryan Holiday in The Mission
Jun 26

From your network
Brett Kavanaugh Is A Liar (And 44 Other Things I Believe)
Some honest thoughts about this fascinating, harrowing national drama
Nicholas Grossman in Arc Digital
Sep 30

From your network
If I knew then what was to come: The importance of getting a colonoscopy
In this essay that originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Mal Schoen describes how he was diagnosed with colon cancer.
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 27

From your network
Who is the designated driver, or proxy, for your health decisions?
A recent Stanford study found that patients and their health care proxies have divergent opinions on specific health care practices.
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 25

From your network
For new PhD students in biosciences, lab coat ceremony marks the beginning of discovery
A new class of PhD candidates in the Stanford Biosciences received their new lab coats as part of an official welcome ceremony this week on…
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 26

From your network
Quiz answers: How well do you know Stanford Medicine’s Nobel laureates?
Answers to a quiz on Stanford Medicine’s eight Nobel laureates, recognized for contributions in physiology/medicine, chemistry and physics.
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 28

Based on your reading history
On Noticing
I believe in the inherent good of looking longer
Gillian Brassil in Spiralbound
Jun 18

From your network
Grieving for Dummies
The right and wrong ways to handle loss.
Emily Kate in Invisible Illness
Sep 27

Based on your reading history
The Joy of Cooking — After You’re No Longer Married to the Wrong Person
It happened while I was loading the dishwasher, a tiny, foot-wide appliance squeezed inside the equally tiny kitchen of my first apartment…
Bride In Reverse
May 17

Based on your reading history
Awkward Office Interactions and Why I Have Toned Legs
I like my quiet time. Small talk is incredibly stressful for me. I’m so bad at it that I used to take notes about potential topics to talk…
How We Came To Be
May 21

Media
Is the Lean Startup Dead?
A version of this article first appeared in the Harvard Business Review
Steve Blank
Sep 5

History
A brief history of the numeric keypad
There’s no logical reason why telephones and calculators use different numeric keypads. So why do we still follow the same convention?
Francesco Bertelli in UX Collective
Sep 12

Based on your reading history
This is why the UK has high employment but low productivity since the global financial crisis
Why did UK firms add hours at such a high rate while demand growth recovered only moderately?
McKinsey Global Inst
Sep 4

Productivity
How to Procrastinate like a Pro
Sometimes it’s smart to drag your feet on work.
Jessica Wildfire
Sep 24

Social media
Facebook Has been Hacked and Consumer Trust has Plummeted on the Platform
Once the focal points of the internet, companies such as Facebook and Google are going through a decline of trust. This is evident not only…
Michael K. Spencer in FutureSin
Sep 29

Social media
How To Have A Healthy Relationship With Social Media
There is a current movement targeting bloggers and social media influencers for being part of the cause of the troubling increase in teen…
Chrissy Powers
Jan 25

Based on your reading history
Your Parents Are Fine, But Read This ASAP
Why you need to have an awkward conversation about their death on purpose
Lindsay Robertson in The Beginner’s Guide to Losing Your Parent
May 23

Creativity
A Nobel Prize Winner Explains How to Finally Think Clearly
Nobel Prize winner and psychologist Daniel Kahneman wants us to consider how we make important decisions using different parts of the…
Bryan Collins
Sep 28

Psychology
Pain Gains: What an Amazonian ritual can teach us about dealing with suffering
The Chief picks up one of the woven palm leaf gloves, each containing around 100 Bullet Ants. He grips the glove by the edges and blows…
Marcus Macgregor
Sep 30

Media
When the News Itself Is a Form of Trauma
The relentless pace of stories about sexual violence has filled many women with rage and forced survivors to relive their experiences…
The New York Times
Sep 29

Entrepreneurship
Rethinking disruption: User empowerment
First in a series
Todd Olson in The Design Innovator
Sep 29

Productivity
The Best Podcasts, Blogs, and YouTube Channels I Used to Learn UI/UX Design
Here’s a list of the best resources I’ve used to learn about UI/UX design.
Brian Tan in Just Keep Shipping
Sep 30

Politics
The Comfort of Watching Sports in the Era of Trump
I have never in my life followed professional sports. If you’re like me you may or may not be aware that (American) football season is now…
NC Eakin
a few hours ago

Based on your reading history
10 Ways You Can Handle Difficult Customers (And Personal Relationships)
Is the customer always right? What if their being right conflicts with the core foundations of your business?
Jon Lee Clark in The Startup
Aug 3

Based on your reading history
Men and women process motion at different speeds
Faster isn’t necessarily better. Here’s why.
Futurity News in Futurity News
Aug 29

From your network
It’s easy to say you believe survivors. It’s harder to actually believe them.
Or, how to put that hashtag into practice
Hanna Brooks Olsen
Sep 27

Based on your reading history
As an Alcoholic, Your Company “Perks” are Killing Me
Dispatches from unhappy hour
Sephy Hallow
May 19

Based on your reading history
The Worst Part of Dating an Older Guy Is His Texting Habits
By Ashley Fetters
The Cut
Jan 9

Based on your reading history
My Best Friend Is a Sugar Daddy. What Is That Like?
First, the numbers.
Anthony Aycock
Jun 8

Based on your reading history
It’s Time to Retire the Title of MILF
In a culture obsessed with motherhood sexiness, a woman’s worth has become synonymous with how fuck-able we are.
Harper’s Bazaar
May 11

From your network
The real reasons why a VC passed on your startup
Originally published on Forbes in multiple parts. Part 1 here.
Sarah A. Downey in Entrepreneur’s Handbook
Sep 10

From your network
How Kiwi.com handles project structure, versioning & components in Figma
A former Figma skeptic changes his tune
Denis Rojčyk in Figma Design
Aug 2

From your network
Templates for AR/VR Sketches
I like sketches so much. At all times, I keep pieces of paper in my workspace, and in my bag, along with a laptop, I’m always carrying a…
Volodymyr Kurbatov in Inborn Experience (UX in AR/VR)
Aug 20

From your network
It’s time to learn to unlearn
The very things that help us grow our business today, can impede growth tomorrow. To grow better, we need to develop the skill of…
Dom Price in ThinkGrowth.org
Sep 5

From your network
Top 10 tips for success from the monk who became a YouTube star
Last week I had a phone call with my mentor and he strongly suggested I check out Jay Shetty.
Nicholas Himowicz in The Happy Startup School
Aug 19

From your network
Legacy of the Shimazu
Kagoshima & the Amazing Gardens of Sengan-en
Donny Kimball in A Different Side of Japan
Sep 14

Based on your reading history
The Half of the World That Doesn’t Make Out
Surprisingly few societies have romantic kissing in their repertoire
SAPIENS in SAPIENS
Mar 28

Based on your reading history
I Couldn’t Help But Wonder, Why Won’t The Carrie Bradshaw Articles Go Away?
You know, the ‘Carrie Bradshaw Is Actually the Worst (In Case You Didn’t Notice But You Probably Did) And You Shouldn’t Want To Be Her…
Veronica Walsingham
Jun 27

Based on your reading history
Love Without Labels
An Exploration in Tantric Relationship
Matthias Rose
Aug 21

Based on your reading history
If We Don’t Want Our Sons to Be Monstrous Men, We Have to Help Them Curb Their Anger
The good news is there are ways we, as parents, can divert from the well-worn path of gender norms that leads to misogyny
Washington Post
Jun 9

Based on your reading history
What Feels Like A Warm Twitch
The first time I’d heard of my friends talking about some kind of sexual experience was when I was around 12. We would all gather around…
How We Came To Be
May 18

Culture
Popular topic
The End of Authenticity
Why do all coffee shops look alike?
Zander Nethercutt in Buy Yourself
Apr 25

Based on your reading history
The Path Not Taken
A reflection on the past to determine the fate of the future.
Tammy Hader
Aug 19

Based on your reading history
Why high-performing millennials leave the ‘fast-paced’ workplace
Millennials crave stimulating work that supports their professional development. Many assume that a fast-paced environment will allow them…
Anisia Bucur
Jun 18

Based on your reading history
Don’t Use My Kid as a Stepstool for Your Kid’s “Success”
Spoiler alert: my son is not a midget. How is that relevant? Or even an appropriate word to use in the year 2018? Read on.
Deb Knobelman, PhD
May 19

Based on your reading history
A Death Online
Ilana met “Amanda” online in 2004, but never saw her in person. Then the email came.
Ilana Masad in Requiem for an Internet
Jan 23

Based on your reading history
The Balcony
Berthe Morisot, meet Edouard Manet: The story behind the famous and controversial painting
Jamaica Dyer in Spiralbound
Jul 9

Based on your reading history
The Sandwich Generation
Holding up the sky, here in the middle
Lisa Renee in The Long Middle
Jun 8

From your network
Looking beyond opioids: Stanford pain psychologist briefs Congress
Stanford pain specialist argues for comprehensive and personalized treatments as Congress considers legislation to combat the opioid…
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 25

From your network
Poked, scoped, and doped: Should medical students experience the pains of their care?
A Stanford medical student discusses her take on whether doctors in training should “play” the patient.
Stanford Medicine in Scope – Stanford Medicine
Sep 26

Data science
30 Amazing Machine Learning Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)
For the past year, we’ve compared nearly 8,800 open source Machine Learning projects to pick Top 30 (0.3% chance).
Mybridge in Mybridge for Professionals
Jan 5

From your network
How to Become a 80/20 Vegan for Optimal Nutrition
Finding the right mix of nutrients can take some time and flexibility. Here’s how I did it and how you can, too.
Marcelle Saulnier in Better Humans
Sep 8

From your network
Digital Transformation for the CPG space
Anthony Miller in UX Planet
Sep 28

Based on your reading history
Sex, Lists, & The New McCarthyism
In 1956, toward the end of McCarthyism, a concerned father wrote the FBI about his daughter’s professor. He was worried that she was being…
The Hannah Arendt Center in Amor Mundi
Nov 19, 2017

Space
Suggested topic
We’re a Type Zero Civilization
When will we move up the scale?
Ella Alderson
Aug 12

Entrepreneurship
The power of culture: how to hire and attract amazing people
Before Amazon bought Zappos.com for $1.2 billion, the online shoe retailer was already known for two things: exceptional customer service…
Aytekin Tank in The Startup
Sep 3

Editors‘ Pick
7 Lessons Millennials Taught Me About Work
When you’re in middle age, you have no choice but to learn from the kids
Ross McCammon in Youth, Now
Sep 26

Editors‘ Pick
The App That Exposes Teens to Catcalls and Harassment
Engineers and product designers amplify content that meets their business goals. Their choices have unintended consequences.
Owen Phillips in Youth, Now
Sep 27

Editors‘ Pick
Shubham Banerjee: VC-Backed Entrepreneur, Optimist
”I will never look at the downside.”
Kris Frieswick in The Edge of Adulthood
Sep 27

Based on your reading history
Equal Pay for Equal Work — Eliminate the Gender Pay Gap Now!
The gender pay gap, a.k.a. wage gap, is the difference between the amount of money paid to women and men, often for doing the same work.
Michaeline Daboul
Mar 31

Art
Leonardo Da Vinci was the best UX Designer in history
Every week I curate inspiration for design thinkers, curious humans and adventurous readers.
Flavio Lamenza in UX Collective
Feb 13

Science
Suggested topic
Your Childhood Memories Are Probably Fake
We’re surprisingly unreliable narrators of our own life story
Sarah Griffiths in Youth, Now
Sep 8

Culture
Popular topic
Emoji: The World’s First Global Language
Where will these tiny symbols take us next?
Marcus Swan
Jul 18, 2017

Space
Suggested topic
The Possibility of Interstellar Travel
Ships that could take us deep into the stars
Ella Alderson in FutureSin
Sep 6

Editors‘ Pick
How to Stop Sabotaging Your Sleep
Step one: fake the sunset
John Zeratsky
Sep 27

Culture
Popular topic
The Fascinating Origins of the Aperol Spritz
This year’s “It” drink has a surprising backstory
Emilie Friedlander
Sep 1

Media
Media Manipulation, Strategic Amplification, and Responsible Journalism
This is a crib of a talk that Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd gave at the Online News Association conference in Austin…
danah boyd in Data & Society: Points
Sep 15

Editors‘ Pick
What Have We Learned from Google?
20 years after its launch, Google is responsible for an entirely different way of thinking
Lance Ulanoff
Sep 28

Editors‘ Pick
Will the Next Picasso Be a Robot?
A.I.-generated artworks are set to be the next art movement of the century. But is creativity an expression exclusively human?
Orge Castellano
Sep 4

Editors‘ Pick
I Was Scared Straight by Judge Judy’s Bailiff
In a former life, Mr. Byrd was my high school narc. This month, I flew to Los Angeles to thank him.
Maya Kroth in Youth, Now
Sep 26

Culture
Popular topic
The Kardashian-Jenners and their Black children
by Lena Potts
Lena Potts in tartmag
Feb 9

Editors‘ Pick
The Metaphysics of Defeating Trump
It starts with the power of a thought
Mitch Horowitz in Radical Spirits
Sep 27

Film
The Case Against Kavanaugh Isn’t Just About Sex. It’s About Sexual Humiliation
The ‘uproarious laughter’ Christine Blasey Ford recalls is familiar to so many women
Washington Post
Sep 28

Culture
Popular topic
Thoughts on Weight Watchers’ rebrand, from a former preteen member.
The trouble with a leading diet company’s new image — and the climate that prompted it.
Your Fat Friend
Sep 28

Culture
Popular topic
Nike is Funding Republican Power
The new Nike ad with Kaepernick is nothing more than propaganda.
Sunjeev Bery
Sep 17

Editors‘ Pick
Lizzy Cannon: Feminist Who Wants to Help Everyone
“I feel very passionate about helping people get through rough times.”
Kris Frieswick in The Edge of Adulthood
Sep 27

Based on your reading history
Anthony Bourdain Was Fearlessly Alive
His writing made us love the messy, ugly bits.
Nick Kolakowski
Jun 8

Health
“Bees more dangerous than sharks!” Yes, but…
Early March was filled with headlines like “How Animals Kill People: By the Numbers”, “These animals are most likely to kill Americans…
Matt Kelly in The Bee Report
Mar 19

Environment
Pollinating drones: Cool patent. Wise investment?
By now you’ve heard the news: Walmart has applied for a patent for drones to pollinate crops. In fact, Walmart Stores Inc. has applied for…
Matt Kelly in The Bee Report
Apr 4

Editors‘ Pick
YouTube Sensation Super Mario Logan Is Coming For Your Kids
Even under ‘restricted mode,’ the platform is showing kids some truly vile programming
J.K. Trotter in Youth, Now
Sep 29

Future
An Astrobiologist Asks a Sci-fi Novelist How to Survive the Anthropocene
Kim Stanley Robinson imagines our future
Nautilus
Sep 28

Social media
How Dictionary.com’s Twitter Account Got So Cleverly Woke
We spoke with Dictionary.com’s social media team, which has a lot more to say than just what words mean
Fast Company
Sep 28

Media
We Need To Get Rid Of “Baby Bump Watch” and Women Editors Can Help
As we embrace the era of enlightened feminism, there is the hope for continued progression, even if the White version of awareness never…
Ezinne Ukoha
Sep 29

Future
What Makes China the World Leader in AI
The latest research from Dentsu Aegis Network shows that people in China are the most optimistic about the impact of digital technology
Ahmed Sheikh
Sep 29

Self
29.09.18
‘A world which increasingly consists of destinations without journeys between them, a world which values only “getting somewhere” as fast…
Axle Winterson in Observations of a Curious Mind.
Sep 30

Future
NASA Sets New Roadmap for Moon Base, Crewed Missions to Mars
by Ryan Whitwam
ExtremeTech in ExtremeTech Access
Sep 28

Based on your reading history
How to Be
“I’ve been practicing for a while, but I still don’t know how to hold my body”
Gabrielle Bell in Spiralbound
May 8

Cybersecurity
Hacking Deeds, Done Dirt Cheap
The 90s are calling and they want their hacks back.
Robert Rittmuller
Sep 29

World
Fintech in 2018 — The Mexican Wave
An Industrial revolution across Latin America
Deepesh Nair in Towards Data Science
Sep 30

Health
Learning to be Brave
A gay man’s account of discovering bravery through HIV infection
Krishen Samuel in MainlyMale
Sep 30

Entrepreneurship
On mission statements and the tech industry
The sooner tech leaders stop thinking of themselves as missionaries, the sooner we can refocus on how to fix real problems in society.
Milan Gokhale
a few hours ago

Health
“Create A Team Of People That Help Get Your Patient To Their Goal” With Dr. Angeline Beltsos
I had the please of interviewing Dr. Angeline Beltsos, MD. Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). She is the medical director…
Bianca L. Rodriguez. Ed.M, LMFT in Authority Magazine
Sep 30

Psychology
Talking with men
Have we been getting male friendships all wrong?
jonathan seidler.
a few hours ago

Wellness
How CrossFit is Helping to Narrow the Gender Equality Gap in Sport
CrossFit offers a pioneering approach towards gender equality and fitness that is changing and challenging preconceptions all around the…
Stephanie Contomichalos
Sep 30

Music
The Long Road to Sheet Music
When I was three, I started taking piano lessons, after my mum discovered I’d been disappearing to the garage to play the neon-orange…
Geneviève Sommer
Sep 30

Self
The Truth is out there! Somewhere…. or maybe no-one cares.
I have a problem with the truth, or perhaps more importantly, not just the lack of it, but the indifference people show towards finding it…
Gina Nagle
Sep 30

From your network
Everyone Lost at the Ford-Kavanaugh Hearings
The process was broken. Justice was ill served. And democracy is worse off for all of it.
New York Magazine
Sep 28

Psychology
My pre-skydiving state of mind can be summed up in one word
Weather permitting— right now the skies look clear—I’m going skydiving in a few hours.
Glenn Peoples in Do. Make. Play
Sep 29

History
In praise of Anita Hill
I remember 1991. Having graduated from college in 1989, and with a passion for politics, I, like many of my ilk, migrated to Capitol Hill…
Michael Greiner, PhD, JD
a few hours ago

Self
The Key to Happiness: Compare Less, Be More
“Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people.” ~Unknown
Success Stories in Success School
a few hours ago

Equality
The Deeply Gendered Act Of Disappearing
Leave Your Spaces, But Only To Conquer Others
Vi La Bianca
a few hours ago

Mental health
Your Weekly Dose of Odd
Volume 1: Issue 1 — What a Week
Jessica S. Parmer in That Odd Mom
Sep 30

Technology
The Irony Of Fools
Losing Our Humanity While Teaching Machines To Be Human
Abhishek Kothari
Sep 30

Social media
I Did #ScrollFreeSeptember. Here’s Why Everyone Should Try It.
AKA ‘Does posting to Facebook via Medium count?’
Christina Carè
a couple of hours ago

Based on your reading history
‘My Son’s Girlfriend Is Keeping Me From My Grandchildren!’
You probably have your reasons for disliking your daughter-in-law. But she is your daughter-in-law now, even without the law involved
The Cut
May 25

World
The Case for Intervention
Western intervention overseas has rarely been less popular — but never more important
Matthew Ader in Arc Digital
a few hours ago

Based on your reading history
How to Even… Buy a Puppy
There are many reasons to buy a puppy, and some of them will even allow you to retain your dignity
How To Even… in How to Even…
Jul 12

Based on your reading history
Abuse Wore a Bright Smile and Louboutins
What happens when you suddenly realize that a man whom you’ve extended your friendship and placed all your trust is secretly manipulating…
Sam Rose
Jun 11

Based on your reading history
My Quest to Understand Why Bumble Is Full of Guys With Fish Photos
An investigation into the fishermen of dating apps
The Cut
Jun 19

From your network
The Surprising Truth About Elliptical Trainers
Long live the cardio staple
Markham Heid in The Nuance
Sep 28

From your network
I’m on a sabbatical and it’s not at all what I expected.
Who knew doing nothing would be so hard?
Hassan S. Ali
Sep 28

From your network
The Science of Suspended Animation: Frozen Frogs, Hibernating Bears, Lemurs in Torpor
Ken Storey’s lab at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, studies the molecular underpinning of animals that live in suspended animation.
Elysium Health in Endpoints | A Science Publication by Elysium Health
Sep 27

From your network
Keep Track of What You Find
How an object-oriented approach to note-taking can make your research scale with time
Luis Queral in Track Changes
Jun 14

From your network
What Does a Developer Look Like?
Because apparently, it’s not me.
Allison Chow in Code Like A Girl
Sep 22

From your network
Women Who Tech Are Dangerous — Sara Brand
A Portrait Project by John Davidson
John Davidson in Code Like A Girl
Aug 30

Culture
Popular topic
Why Did All Children of a Certain Age Play Oregon Trail?
It all started with a teletype mainframe in a janitor’s closet
Steve Pepple
Dec 1, 2016

Based on your reading history
Why Men Make Lousy Feminists.
We’re too simple to understand new rules. That may seem galling to women, but we’re galling. We even have the gall to post another man’s…
Robert Cormack
May 22

Based on your reading history
My Boyfriend Has Been Lying to Me About Money
By Charlotte Cowles
The Cut
Feb 23

Based on your reading history
We need to talk about enthusiastic consent
I recently had an open and honest conversation with a guy friend about sex. The conversation turned to what he disliked in sex and he spoke…
Lily Madigan
Jun 18

Based on your reading history
Why I Only Date Recently Divorced Dads
A pitch for the best category of single men
The Cut
Jun 8

Based on your reading history
Family: One Man’s Path to Self-Realization
Confessions of a householder and spider remover
Chris Conscious
Aug 7

Based on your reading history
I Want Everyone to Stop Following This Terrible Piece of Dating Advice
It doesn’t make you “honest” or “a good communicator.” It makes you kind of a jerk
The Cut
May 8

Based on your reading history
I Went on Ashley Madison to Try to Have an Affair
I thought an affair could help me escape my marriage. I was wrong
The Cut
May 26

Artificial intelligence
People Who Have “Too Many Interests” Are More Likely To Be Successful According To Research
The most comprehensive case that has ever been made for why nearly everyone should become a polymath in a modern knowledge economy.
Michael Simmons in The Mission
Apr 6

Based on your reading history
Me, Next to Things
I’ve often been next to things
Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell
Jul 30

Art
The Making of Apple’s Emoji: How designing these tiny icons changed my life
When design leads to friendship, and that friendship leads back to design, magic happens. This is the story of how an intern and her…
Angela Guzman
Jan 12

Relationships
Suggested topic
Read This If You’re Not Sure You Want Kids
“I could go either way”
Kris Gage
Apr 1

Based on your reading history
I Prefer Suicide
As a paramedic, I’ve seen shit that would make most people quit this job on the spot. I’ve peeled charred car accident victims from their…
Melina Aster
Mar 14

From your network
How to level-up your portfolio.
The value of showing your rough work.
Martin Sitar in Shopify UX
May 30

From your network
Four Skills a Business Designer Needs to Master
How to become a Business Designer (2/3) — skills
David Schmidt in Muzli – Design Inspiration
Sep 18

From your network
My friends say Spotify SUX, so I took a look at its UX
Spotify wins users for its UI, no doubt. With the dark background like Netflix that no music apps has ever used, it makes the artwork…
Linh Giang Nguyen in UX Collective
Sep 27

Film
Star Wars Symbology: The Visual and Psychological Proof That Luke Skywalker Is Snoke
“Myths are first and foremost psychic phenomena that reveal the nature of the soul.” -Carl Jung
Brian Deines
Aug 3

From your network
Hidden Yamanashi
A Tale of Nature, Local Food & Ancient Pilgrimages
Donny Kimball in A Different Side of Japan
Aug 10

From your network
Basics of Demand Generation
Demand Generation is the combination of traditional outbound marketing, inbound traffic capture, growth hacking, SEO, and so on.
Brenn in The Startup
Sep 30

From your network
How Important Is Food Imagery For Restaurant Businesses?
The question of whether or not all restaurant businesses should use images of their food to amplify their marketing efforts and attract…
Evans Craig in ART + marketing
Sep 27

Culture
Popular topic
A Letter from the Fat Person on Your Flight
When another passenger humiliates a fat person, what do you do?
Your Fat Friend
Oct 10, 2017

From your network
The Pentateux — Bereishit
What is this?
Vitaly Mijiritsky in UX Planet
Sep 30

Art
Daring to be fun
Thoughts from Communicating the Museum: Chicago
Adam Koszary
a few hours ago

Based on your reading history
People Always Think Students Are Hostile to Speech. They Never Really Are.
We’ve been hearing complaints about political correctness since the 1990s, but colleges are more tolerant than ever
Washington Post
Mar 17

Based on your reading history
The Prostitute You Never Paid
She wasn’t your type, the redhead. She was the kind with fiery orange hair and flawless fair skin. On one of her photos she wore a tight…
Olivia Semple
May 4

From your network
Just Months Old, a Game-Playing A.I. Takes on the World
Forget chess. OpenAI Five wants to beat humanity at a far more complex challenge.
Matthew Hutson in Data Driven Investor
Sep 25

From your network
Startups Versus Crypto in a Space Race For Investments
UCLA alumnus Adam Draper has described the current situation as a “financial bubble.”
Angelique Moss in CryptoDigest
Sep 25

Culture
Popular topic
The Rise in Self-Proclaimed Time Travelers
They’ve come from the future for two reasons: 1) To save us from ourselves; and 2) to make YouTube confessionals
Zaron Burnett III in MEL Magazine
Mar 30

Editors‘ Pick
‘Lucy’: Abortion Patient Whose Family Thinks She’s a Virgin
“Being a teen mom is stigmatized. But having abortion is even worse.”
Lissa Harris in The Edge of Adulthood
Sep 27

Data science
What exactly can you do with Python? Here are Python’s 3 main applications.
The most common applications of Python are: web development, scripting, machine learning, and data analysis / data visualization.
YK Sugi in freeCodeCamp.org
Jun 15

Writing
Suggested topic
How to Maintain a State of Creative ‘Flow’
A simple-yet-difficult trick
Corey McComb
Aug 21

From your network
Going Deeper
Most of the time, we’re thinking and living from the surface, instead of living from the spirit.
Dan Pedersen in Personal Growth
Sep 28

From your network
An Open Letter to Men on the Left: We Need to Talk About Women & Selfies
In 2007 I was twenty-four, outside a club somewhere in the city, sitting on a sidewalk taking pulls from a flask with this guy I had kept…
Nina Szarka in Athena Talks
Sep 13

From your network
Arguments Used To Defend Brett Kavanaugh
…as applied literally anywhere else.
Cara Michelle Smith in The Belladonna Comedy
Sep 21

Based on your reading history
changing the post-socialist city — chapter 1
The human brain is a fascinating organ — it harbors our memories, allows us to think, experience our surroundings, to communicate and feel…
Radoslava Guirguinova
Jun 3

Based on your reading history
Detroit: Become Human Review
Choices matter like never before
Daniel J. Ware in Super Jump
Jun 10

From your network
Be Careful Not to Lose Twice
There are times to fight.
Mark Suster in Both Sides of the Table
Jun 23

From your network
Why It’s Time for Les Moonves to Go — You Can’t Charm Your Way out of Sexual Misconduct
I just returned from a week’s vacation in the mountains where I had almost no Internet access but was aware that Ronan Farrow had published…
Mark Suster in Both Sides of the Table
Aug 6

From your network
Texting My Dead Husband
What better way to communicate with him than the shorthand we used in everyday life?
Michelle Goodman in Magenta
Sep 25

From your network
‘General Magic’ Doc Is Full Of Life And Lessons For Inventors
Former Apple CEO John Scully calls General Magic “the most important company to come out of Silicon Valley that no one has ever heard of.”…
Charlie Fink in Virtual Reality Pop
May 30

Culture
Popular topic
Gwyneth, Ivanka, and the End of the Effortless White Woman
Women are increasingly rejecting the idea that they can follow their bliss into having it all
Sady Doyle
Aug 1

From your network
Maximizing Audience Revenue while Minimizing Advertising Loss
by Matt Lindsay*
Matt Lindsay in Monday Note
Sep 10

From your network
You Say You Want to Go
You say you want to go, but nothing you’re doing is looking like leaving. That job. That relationship. The life you’re so insistent that…
Crystal Jackson in The Creative Cafe
Aug 27

From your network
How to train your own FaceID ConvNet using TensorFlow Eager execution
Faces are everywhere — from photos and videos on social media websites, to consumer security applications like the iPhone Xs FaceID.
Thalles Silva in freeCodeCamp.org
Sep 27

From your network
The grim trigger: Trump declares a trade war on himself
A fool and your money.
Mike Selinker in PoliticsMeansPolitics.com – PMP Blog!
Jul 29

From your network
Beyond Patronage: Artists and Experimental Monetization
On creative funding and distribution.
Kickstarter in Kickstarter
Sep 21

From your network
The secret to start-up pricing: A playbook for writing your Pricing Discovery Survey
Stop guessing and start formulating a real pricing strategy with these four steps.
Nathan Merzvinskis in The Startup
Sep 30

From your network
The Lure of the Troll
(((Greg Camp))) in PoliticsMeansPolitics.com – PMP Blog!
Aug 7

From your network
Illness as Narrative: On Sarah Fawn Montgomery’s ‘Quite Mad’
Montgomery’s memoir is an inquiry into what it is like to struggle and thrive with mental illness in modern America.
Jen Corrigan in The Coil
Sep 24

From your network
‘The West Wing’ Parallel: What ‘Twenty-Five’ Tells Us About Trump And The 25th Amendment
What happens when the president is relieved of office
Marcus Benjamin in Still Crew
Sep 24

Media
Complicating the Narratives
What if journalists covered controversial issues differently — based on how humans actually behave when they are polarized and suspicious?
Solutions Journalism in The Whole Story
Jun 27

From your network
Fun Recipes to Make With Kavanaugh’s Tears
2018 has brought us a bountiful harvest of ready-to-use white male tears. Don’t get me wrong; 2018 has also been the year of vomit-inducing…
Ellie Guzman in Lady Pieces
Sep 30

Data science
How to scrape websites with Python and BeautifulSoup
There is more information on the Internet than any human can absorb in a lifetime. What you need is not access to that information, but a…
Justin Yek in freeCodeCamp.org
Jun 10, 2017

Media
How to Read the Right Way: A Complete Guide
Reading is dead.
Melissa Chu in The Mission
May 15

Based on your reading history
Make this Father’s Day a new beginning
There are times when you don’t need to be an expert on gender issues to realize that the world is trying to tell you something. For years…
Brad Harrington
Jun 14

Culture
Popular topic
The Body That Understands What Fullness Is
Roxane Gay on getting weight reduction surgery
Roxane Gay in Unruly Bodies
Apr 24

Mental health
Henry
Rob Delaney
Sep 18

Cybersecurity
5 Easy Steps to Understanding JSON Web Tokens (JWT)
In this article, the fundamentals of what JSON Web Tokens (JWT) are, and why they are used will be explained. JWT are an important piece in…
Mikey Stecky-Efantis in vandium software
May 17, 2016

Future
What Kids Need to Learn to Succeed in 2050
The art of reinvention will be the most critical skill of this century
Yuval Noah Harari in Youth, Now
Sep 14

Equality
My Story as a Homeless Developer
I’ve been writing code, good and bad, since I was eleven years old. Living at my grandmothers at the time, entertainment for me usually…
Jesse Horne in Noteworthy – The Journal Blog
Sep 8

Editors‘ Pick
Why the Founder of Headspace Wakes Up at 5 a.m.
Andy Puddicombe is “pretty much vegan” and thinks everyone should meditate
Alexandra Sifferlin in The Health Diaries
Sep 26

Based on your reading history
Running Agile Scrum on our Relationship
My partner and I are process nerds. Most projects we’re involved in use Agile, and it’s a set of tools and vocabulary we already share. We…
Alanna Irving
Jul 17, 2016

Editors‘ Pick
I Made 14 Times Less Than My Co-Host on Morning Joe
My starting pay was rotten, but my negotiating was worse
Mika Brzezinski
Sep 26

History
Henry Kissinger: ‘We Are in a Very, Very Grave Period’
The grand consigliere of American diplomacy talks about Putin, the new world order — and the meaning of Trump
The Financial Times
Jul 26

Gaming
Suggested topic
The best Mario Kart character according to data science
By Henry Hinnefeld
Civis Analytics in The Civis Journal
Jun 8

Environment
Why People Refuse to Evacuate
Scientists are gaining a better understanding of why, no matter the severity, many residents won’t heed orders to evacuate
Tim McDonnell
Sep 15

Based on your reading history
What are some ways to inspire girls to embrace technology?
An earlier version of this essay was originally published Nov 12, 2013 on Quora as a response to a question asked by Sheryl Sandberg: “What…
Ann Lewis
Jun 4

Editors‘ Pick
The Internet Is Helping Us Save Forgotten Languages
Technology now lets us document and preserve indigenous speech
Guy Clapperton
Sep 26

Culture
Popular topic
Design Won’t Save the World
Human-centered design is great for mops and phones, but it won’t solve society’s biggest problems
Jesse Weaver
Aug 1

Spirituality
Suggested topic
Why People Leave the Church and Never Come Back
It’s time we examine how we treat those questioning their faith
Nate Bagley
Oct 15, 2017

Culture
Popular topic
How the ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Color Wheel Explains Humanity
Move over, Myers-Briggs
Duncan A Sabien
Apr 3

Data science
How To Learn Data Science If You’re Broke
Over the last year, I taught myself data science. I learned from hundreds of online resources and studied 6–8 hours every day. All while…
Harrison Jansma in Towards Data Science
Sep 16

Based on your reading history
Our Love of Guns Is Often Passed Down from Father to Son
How a multi-generational love affair keeps America armed
Eddie Kim in MEL Magazine
May 17

Based on your reading history
Is Libertarianism the Exclusive Enclave of Straight White Men?
The odious Hans-Hermann Hoppe, a nationalistic racist who loves to hang out with the neo-Nazis of Europe, is one of house “intellectuals”…
James Peron in The Radical Center
Jun 15

Editors‘ Pick
This Is How Men Forget Women
Judge Kavanaugh was fighting for his reputation. Dr. Ford was fighting to be remembered.
John DeVore
Sep 29

Culture
Popular topic
Should You Let Your Kids Play Fortnite? Well…
Here’s what parents need to know
Stuart Dredge in Little Minds and Big Screens
May 5

Marketing
Suggested topic
The Best Private Search Engines — Alternatives to Google
Private search engines have seen huge growth over the past few years. Until recently, it was unthinkable that anyone could compete with…
Christian Stewart ✔️ in Hacker Noon
Feb 9

Editors‘ Pick
Seeing Through Kavanaugh’s Tears
Kavanaugh’s tearful testimony was familiar to those that have confronted abusers
Lux Alptraum
Sep 29

Editors‘ Pick
Inside Apple’s iPhone XS Camera Technology
The company’s execs and photographer Pete Souza gush over its near-DSLR quality
Lance Ulanoff
Sep 20

Future
Five Emerging Trends for the Future of the Software Development
Software development industry is one of the fastest growing industries today and software developers are in demand everywhere in the world…
Isabel Nyo in Hacker Noon
Sep 10

Environment
Please Stop Telling Poor People to Leave Town
Evacuation isn’t an option for everyone
Rebecca Renner
Sep 13

Editors‘ Pick
Blockchain Is About to Destroy a Centuries-Old Industry
The transformation of record-keeping will have consequences we can’t begin to imagine
John Katsos
Sep 2

Culture
Popular topic
The Prepper Moms
Not all doomsday survivalists are macho men with bunkers and chainsaws. Meet the women preparing for the worst.
Emilie Friedlander in Great Escape
Aug 31

Culture
Popular topic
‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Has Creepy Racial Things Going On
The story’s racial issues go beyond the whiteness of the love interests.
Oxford Kondō in Plan A Magazine
Aug 21

Culture
Popular topic
There Is a Fake IDGod, and He Lives in China
In the age of the internet, the classic teen rite of passage has never been easier
C. Brian Smith in MEL Magazine
May 2, 2017

Culture
Popular topic
Confessions of a 40-Year-Old Mega-Nerd
I have gotten old, but I have somehow failed to grow up
Rob Bricken in Nerd Processor
Sep 6

Culture
Popular topic
A Brief on Hideous Things About David Foster Wallace
Junot Díaz’s accusers are being heard. But the literary world has far worse skeletons in its closet.
E Price
May 7

Culture
Popular topic
Apple’s iPhone Event Signals a Design Inflection Point
Soon, all phones may look like the X
Lance Ulanoff
Sep 8

Culture
Popular topic
Apple Wants to Privatize Public Space
From Melbourne to Stockholm, the company is seeing a growing backlash to its ‘town squares’
Paris Marx
Jul 27

Culture
Popular topic
Does the OK Sign Actually Signify “White Power,” or What?
The answer is neither simple nor straightforward, which is why it’s such an effective trolling tactic
Emily Pothast in Form and Resonance
Sep 6

From your network
The Salt Scam
By 1982, salt was called ‘A New Villain’ on the cover of TIME magazine. The 1988 publication of the INTERSALT study seemed to seal the…
Dr. Jason Fung
Sep 26

Editors‘ Pick
Conservatives Hate Postmodernism, and Liberals Don’t Understand Why
Right-leaning intellectuals toss around the artsy term both as an attack and defense of their values
Michael Barnard in The Future is Electric
Aug 26

Culture
Popular topic
What YA Fiction Taught Me
Young adult novels are bravely exploring the biggest themes of our era and creating a community of empowered teenagers in the process
Keith Stuart in Youth, Now
Sep 8

Editors‘ Pick
Giving up on the American Dream
As a young black son of immigrants, the closer Dajourn Anuku came to affluence and success, the more vulnerable he became
Jennifer Miller in Youth, Now
Sep 26

Health
Ranking Every Kind of Cooking Oil by How (Un)healthy They Are
Olive oil? Coconut oil? Hemp Seed Oil? Here’s which is least likely to blow up your heart.
Ian Lecklitner in MEL Magazine
Sep 7

Editors‘ Pick
Confessions of a Fake News Writer
I just wanted to write for a living
Winston Wordsworth
Sep 27

Gaming
Suggested topic
Beginner’s Guide to Streaming on Twitch
Updated August 2018
Charlie Deets
Feb 7

Philosophy
Suggested topic
Memetic Tribes and Culture War 2.0
By Peter Limberg and Conor Barnes
Intellectual Explorers Club in Intellectual Explorers Club
Sep 14

Editors‘ Pick
The Pain of Being Young and Queer
When your first love is either a problem or a punchline
Jetti Allen in Youth, Now
Sep 25

Editors‘ Pick
The Political Case for Universal Basic Income
Meet the U.S. presidential candidate promising $1,000 a month for every U.S. citizen
Nick Thompson
Sep 26

Editors‘ Pick
Jeff Flake Explains Himself
The Arizona Republican’s dramatic call for further FBI review came because he felt the Senate was “coming apart at the seams.”
McKay Coppins in The Atlantic

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