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WE ARE THE SUM TOTAL OF OUR EXPERIENCES

“You can really like your material stuff. You can even think that part of your identity is connected to those things, but nonetheless they remain separate from you. 39 more words

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FAST COMPANY - The Founder Of TED Shares What It Takes To Build The World's Most Popular Conference

http://www.fastcompany.com/3059830/how-to-be-a-success-at-everything/the-founder-of-ted-shares-what-it-takes-to-build-the-world

MICHAEL GROTHAUS 05.17.16 5:26 AM

I’ve had two phone conversations with Richard Saul Wurman, the 81 year-old founder of the massively popular TED conference, and both have left me feeling woefully under-accomplished as an individual. 2,274 more words

Cornelia Beier

Biased Reporting is About More than Facebook

In a recent article published by gizmodo.com, Facebook was accused of suppressing conservative news sources from their list of trending topics.

Facebook employed a team of contract employees who acted as their news curators. 676 more words

The decline of blogging

This is from Fast Company using data from Y Combinator:

Probably a partial consequence of the bloggification of traditional news websites. The decline also reflects the initial misplaced hype about the popularity of blogs.

H/T Aubrey Hruby

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“The Old Mansplain and the Sea”: Twitter reacts to a book club only for men

Earlier today, The New York Times published a profile of The Man Book Club, a group of men in their fifties in Marin County, California whose mandate is: “No books by women about women.” 153 more words